Soldier from NC killed

October 18, 2009 4:52:53 PM PDT
A National Guard soldier from North Carolina has been killed in Afghanistan.Military officials say Specialist Anthony Green died Friday after a roadside bombing.

The 28-year-old is from Matthews in Mecklenburg County.

A fellow soldier, 32-year-old Staff Sergeant Chris Staats, was also killed in the attack.

Both were assigned to the 143rd Infantry Detachment at Camp Mabry and were suppose to return home in a month.

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