Ft. Carson soldier killed in Afghanistan

POSTED: 06:31 PM MDT Sep 01, 2013    UPDATED: 08:46 AM MDT Sep 03, 2013 
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -

The Department of Defense has announced the death of a Fort Carson soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden, 28, of Villa Rica, Georgia died Aug. 31.

He was injured during an attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan. His unit took small arms fire and Bowden suffered a deadly injury during the attack.

Bowden was assigned to the 242nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 71st Ordnance Group (EOD).