Stockbridge soldier killed in Afghanistan

by: WSBTV.com web staff Updated:

Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, of Stockbridge was killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire in the Ghazni Province in Afghanistan Saturday.

ATLANTA - Channel 2 Action News has learned a Stockbridge soldier was killed in the line of duty while serving in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced Monday Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, of Stockbridge and Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29, of Newport News, Va. were killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire in the Ghazni Province in Afghanistan Saturday.

Lawson and Nouv were assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, out of Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

The DOD said both soldiers were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom when they died.