Houston soldier killed in Afghan attack
POSTED: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 5:07am
UPDATED: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 3:38pm
20 year old died in firefight in Kandahar province
Houston — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a 20-year-old soldier from Houston has been killed in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Thursday night.
Army Pfc. Cody R. Norris died Nov. 9 in Kandahar province of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with gunfire.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, at Fort Riley, Kan.
Norris enlisted in Oct. 2010 as an infantryman. This was his first deployment. To read more on this story, head to The Houston Chronicle's website: http://blog.chron.com/armedsources/2011/11/houston-soldier-killed-in-wednesday-attack-in-afghanistan/