Both were assigned to the 252nd Combined Arms Battalion in Fayetteville. Barnard is a native of Mount Airy.
A third soldier, 38-year-old Chief Warrant Officer Brent Cole, was killed Friday when his helicopter went down in Tarin Kwot, Afghanistan. The West Virginia native was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division in Fort Bragg.
Authorities say both incidents are under investigation.