Austin soldier killed in Afghanistan
Nelson D. Trent
A solider from Austin died in Afghanistan this week.
The Department of Defense says 37-year-old Staff Sgt. Nelson D. Trent was killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
The attack took place in Kandahar Afghanistan Thursday.
Trent was assigned to 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division at Fort Worth.