Another Georgia Hero Falls in Afghanistan

U.S. Army Spc. Matthew D. Huston, 24, died in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades, according to the Department of Defense. Huston was from Athens, Georgia.

Also killed in the attack was Spc. Josiah D. Crumpler, 27, of Hillsborough, N.C.

Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg, N.C.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of these brave men. We thank them for their service and sacrifice.