Lewis-McChord soldier killed Wednesday in Afghanistan

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) - The Defense Department says a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier from Virginia died Wednesday in Afghanistan.

Sgt. David J. Chambers of Hampton, Va., was killed in the Panjwai District, Kandahar Province, by an improvised bomb while on foot patrol.

The 25-year-old was assigned to the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. He was on his third deployment to Afghanistan.