Two soldiers based at Fort Bliss, Texas, were killed when their unit was attacked by enemy forces in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense says 21-year-old Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs, of Denver, and 22-year-old Pfc. Leroy Deronde III, of Jersey City, N.J., were killed May 27 in the Chak-E Warkdak District, Afghanistan.
They were assigned to the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss.