Tonight, Minnesota mourns the loss of another hero.
Pfc. Joshua R. Anderson, 24, of Jordan, Minn., died Jan 2 in Kamasia, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
We are in contact with the Casualty Assistance Officer who will be supporting Pfc Anderson's family through the coming days. Until more information is available, we ask you to keep his loved ones in your thoughts or prayers.