OWENSBORO, Ky. (WHAS11)- A roadside bomb explosion in Afghanistan has killed a Kentuckiana soldier.
The Department of Defense says 21-year-old Brandon Mullins of Owensboro died on Thursday when insurgents attacked his unit.
Mullins was based at Fort Wainwright in Alaska.
His mother, Catherine Mullins, told the Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer that Mullins loved the military and had planned on re-enlisting.
Funeral arrangements are pending.