Matthew C. Powell

Tags: Army , Louisiana , OEF

LouisianaSpc. Matthew C. Powell, 20, of Slidell, Louisiana, died October 12, 2010, at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered at Ghunday Ghar, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his military vehicle using an improvised explosive device. Spc. Powell was assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.<