DOD announces deaths of three Fort Carson soldiers

Chris Loveless, Digital Content Director , c.loveless@krdo.com
POSTED: 02:01 PM MDT Jun 20, 2013    UPDATED: 02:13 PM MDT Jun 20, 2013 
FORT CARSON, Colo. -

The Department of Defense has announced the deaths of three Fort Carson Soldiers.

Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, S.C., Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21, of Kennewick, Wash., and Spc. William R. Moody, 30, of Burleson, Texas died when their unit was attacked in Bagram, Afghanistan.

They were assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.

A fourth soldier, Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25, of Hobe Sound, Fla, was also killed in the ambush. He was assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Va.