Another member of the 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, National Guard unit based in Rome has been killed in Afghanistan.
The Department of Defense confirmed that Spc Isaac Johnson, a 24 year old citizen soldier from Columbus, who traveled to Rome monthly to train with the Rome Guard unit was killed Monday in Konduz, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.
Three other soldiers, including one from the Savannah area were killed in the attack. He’s the second member of that unit to be killed in the last six weeks. Sgt. Jeffrey Jordan of Cave Spring was killed in action in support of Operation Enduring Freedom last month.