St. Louis Public Radio News
7:32 am
Tue January 5, 2010

Metro East airman dies in Afghanistan

St. Louis – An airman from the Metro East has been killed in Afghanistan as the result of a roadside bomb.

The Defense Department says 24-year-old Senior Airman Bradley R. Smith, of Troy, Ill., died Sunday near Kandahar Airfield.

Smith leaves a wife and infant daughter, who was born in October.