soldier deaths http://kplu.org en JBLM soldier killed in Afghanistan http://kplu.org/post/jblm-soldier-killed-afghanistan <p>JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. &mdash; A soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord died Saturday of combat injuries in Afghanistan.</p><div><p>The Defense Department says 27-year-old Staff Sgt. Michael W. Hosey, 27, of Birmingham, Ala., was fatally injured when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.</p><p>Hosey was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group.</p></div> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 16:39:01 +0000 The Associated Press 2662 at http://kplu.org Police investigating two apparent soldiers suicides in recent weeks http://kplu.org/post/police-investigating-two-apparent-soldiers-suicides-recent-weeks <p>Police in Lakewood, Wash., are investigating the apparent suicides of two soldiers from the nearby Joint Base Lewis-McChord in recent weeks. In both cases, police say the soldiers shot themselves in the presence of someone else.</p><p> Tue, 02 Aug 2011 23:54:50 +0000 Austin Jenkins 2237 at http://kplu.org