Soldier from Takoma Park dies weeks after injuries sustained during IED attack in Afghanistan

A soldier from Takoma Park, Maryland died this week from injuries he sustained last month in Afghanistan supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel, the Department of Defense announced Thursday.

46-year-old Sgt. First Class Allan E. Brown died December 6 at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda. Brown was injured by an improvised explosive device in Bagram, Afghanistan on November 12.

The Department of Defense said Brown was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Two others were also killed by injuries sustained in the same incident. 30-year-old Sgt. John W. Perry, of Stockton, California and 20-year-old Pfc. Tyler R. Iubelt of Tamaroa, Illinois, both died the same day as the attack.