Ft. Wainwright Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

A Ft.Wainwright based soldier has been killed in Afghanistan.  The Army reports that Private First Class Dustin Paul Napier was killed in a firefight in the city of Qalat in Afghanistan’s Zabul province Sunday.  A release on the incident says two other Ft. Wainwright based Stryker soldiers were injured in the exchange of small arms fire.  Next of kin of all soldiers involved have been notified.  Napier was 20 years old and from London, Kentucky.  He joined the Army 2010 and was stationed at Ft. Wainwright in November of that year.

Private Napier is the 20th Ft. Wainwright based Stryker soldier killed in action in Afghanistan since the 4,000 member brigade deployed in April.

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