Fort Stewart based soldier killed in Afghanistan

Fort Stewart based soldier killed in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (WTOC) - An Illinois soldier who was based at Fort Stewart was killed in Afghanistan, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Spc. Bryant J. Luxmore, 25, New Windsor, Ill., died June 10, in Panjwai, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when he encountered enemy, small arms fire.

Luxmore was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart.

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