Barksdale Airman Killed in Afghanistan
A Barksdale Air Force Base Airman has reportedly been killed in Afghanistan. KSLA-TV reports that 23-year-old Bryan Bell died yesterday, after he was hit by an Improvised Explosive Device. Bell was a member of an elite "Explosive Ordinance Division" -- or Bomb Squad -- based at Barksdale. His parents say Bell was originally from Erie, Pennsylvania. He would have turned 24 next month. His remains are expected to arrive at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware around 11:30 this morning.