A Soldier originally from Maine has died in Afghanistan. SGT Joshua J. Kirk was among eight Soldiers who died in a recent battle with Afghan militants. He was a member of the 4th Brigade Combat Team stationed at Fort Carson, Colorado. The news was reported in the following news bulletins:
"Soldier from Maine killed in battle", Portland Press Herald, October 6, 2009.
"Soldier from Maine Killed in Afghanistan", WCSH6.com, October 6, 2009.