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Virginia soldier killed in Afghanistan

By WDBJ7 Web Staff
Published On: Jun 03 2013 05:26:21 AM EDT
Updated On: Jun 03 2013 08:26:32 AM EDT
Virginia soldier killed in Afghanistan

A Virginia soldier has died fighting in Afghanistan.

Specialist Kyle Stoeckli of Mosely, Virginia, died Saturday when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device in Maiwand, Afghanistan. Stoeckli, 21, was based in Fort Bliss, Texas.

Mosely, Virginia, is about 25 miles outside of Richmond.

Stoeckli was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division.