Memorial service today for soldier from Hampton killed in Afghanistan

Memorial service today for soldier from Hampton killed in Afghanistan

Credit: US Army photo

Sgt. David J. Chambers was killed Jan. 16 by an improvised explosive while on ground patrol.

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Associated Press

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 6 at 12:35 PM

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. (AP) -- Joint Base Lewis-McChord is holding a memorial service Wednesday afternoon for a soldier from Hampton who died in Afghanistan.

Sgt. David J. Chambers was killed Jan. 16 by an improvised explosive while on ground patrol.

The 25-year-old was a member of the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team that deployed in November.

AP-WF-02-06-13 1627GMT

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