JBLM soldier killed in Afghan insider attack

Published On: Sep 24 2013 02:57:54 PM PDT
JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -

The Department of Defense says a Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was one of the three American soldiers killed Saturday in Afghanistan.

They were shot by an Afghan wearing a security forces uniform.

They were identified Tuesday as 23-year-old Spc. Joshua J. Strickland of Woodstock, Ga., assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Also, 32-year-old Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins of Denver, Colo., assigned to 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Watkins, Colo., and 30-year-old Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill of Ramsey, N.J., assigned to 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Middletown, R.I.