Columbia soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, May 25, 2010 | 9:27 a.m. CDT; updated 10:25 p.m. CDT, Wednesday, May 26, 2010

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) — The Defense Department says a 24-year-old soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord has died in Afghanistan of wounds he suffered when his military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.