A hard-hit Joint Base Lewis-McChord Stryker brigade has lost another soldier in Afghanistan – the second in a span of five days – as the Army today announced the death of Spc. Sterling W. Wyatt, 21, of Columbia, Mo.
Wyatt was killed Wednesday when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy bomb in the southern province of Kandahar, where several thousand Lewis-McChord soldiers are deployed.
Wyatt was assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and was serving his first tour of duty, according to unit records.
He joined the Army in November 2010, trained as an infantryman and was …