101st Airborne member killed, was from La.
Military officials at Fort Campbell say improvised explosives killed a U.S. Army truck driver.
Spc. Matthew C. Powell of Slidell was assigned to Company A., 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.
Powell was 20 years old and died Oct. 12 at Kandahar Airfield of wounds he received in Ghunday Ghar, Afghanistan, when his vehicle was attacked with an explosives device.
Powell is survived by his father, Lloyd P. Powell of Baton Rouge and mother, Janice C. Powell of Slidell.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Just in time for bed, evacuation lifted after gas line rupture
Water to be cut off for residents delinquent on sewer fees
St. George organizers submit 4,630 additional signatures
City leaders address concerns about Jones Creek Road construction
Iberville deputies train for 'shoot/don't shoot' situations