Alaska-based Stryker Brigade Pfc. Brandon S. Mullins, age 21, from Owensboro, Kentucky, was killed in action on 25th August 2011 when his unit struck a bomb during a patrol. Pfc. Mullins died from his injuries. The incident occurred in Kandahar province.
Pfc. Mullins, serving with the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, based at Fort Wainwright, deployed to Afghanistan with the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in April this year.