An Army sergeant from Perryville, Mo., was one of two soldiers killed Monday when their vehicle was hit by an explosive device in Bayji, Iraq, the Department of Defense said Wednesday.
Sgt. Adam J. Kohlhaas, 26, of Perryville and Spc. Steven J. Christofferson, 20, of Cudahy, Wis., died of injuries suffered in the blast, the military said. Both were assigned to the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.