Virginia soldier killed in Afghanistan
Army Spc. William K. Middleton, 26, of Norfolk was one of two soldiers killed Monday in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense. Middleton and Staff Sgt. Sean M. Flannery, 29, of Wyomissing, Pa., died in Kandahar province after insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell, Ky.