Fort Carson soldier from Texas dies in Afghanistan

August 17, 2011 3:15:52 AM PDT
A Fort Carson soldier from Texas has been killed in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department said Tuesday that 40-year-old Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III of Milam, Texas, died Friday in Kandahar province of wounds from a roadside bomb.

He was on his sixth deployment since entering the Army in 1989. He also served in Iraq, Kosovo, Kuwait, the Balkans and Saudi Arabia.

His decorations including the Bronze Star, the Meritorious Service Medal, five Army Commendation Medals and nine Army Achievement Medals.

Milam was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.


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