(WXIA) -- The Department of Defense said Monday that a soldier from Stockbridge had died in Afghanistan over the weekend.
The Defense Department said Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, of Stockbridge and a second soldier, Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29, of Newport News, Va., were killed after enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire Saturday in Ghanzi Province, Afghanistan.
The two were assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.