Soldier from California killed in Afghanistan
Sgt. Brian Walker, 25, from Lucerne Valley in San Bernardino County, was killed Sunday in Bowri Tana in the eastern region of Afghanistan near the Pakistan border. Walker and Pfc. Richard McNulty III, 22, of Rolla, Missouri, were killed when their vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device.
Walker and McNulty were assigned to the 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
Walker, who enlisted in 2007, was on his second deployment to Afghanistan.
--Tony Perry in San Diego
Photo: Sgt. Brian Walker. Credit: U.S. Army