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4 US Soldiers Killed In Bagram Rocket Attack ID'ed (Video)

Army Spc. Ember M. Alt
Department of Defense
Army Spc. Ember M. Alt

The Department of Defense has named the four soldiers killed June 18 when the Taliban attacked Bagram Air Base with mortar fire.

The fallen soldiers are:

-Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25, of Hobe Sound, Florida


-Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21, of Beech Island, South Carolina

-Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21, of Kennewick, Washington

-Spc. William R. Moody, 30, of Burleson, Texas

Alt, Ellis, and Moody were assigned to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

Johnson was assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, Virginia.


Johnson's mother shared memories of her son with WAVY-TV: