The Department of Defense says two members of the Georgia National Guard’s 48th Infantry Brigade were killed in action Monday in Afghanistan.
They are identified as 25-year-old Sgt. Brock Henry Chavers Sr. of Statesboro, who was assigned to Americus’ Company D, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry, and 24-year-old Spc. Isaac Lee Johnson Jr. of Columbus, assigned to Rome’s Troop A, 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron.
Defense officials say they died July 6 of wounds from an Improvised Explosive Device near Kunduz.