By Michael Addison - email
FORT POLK, La. (KPLC) - The Department of Defense is reporting this morning the death of a soldier stationed at Fort Polk.
Thirty-one-year old Sgt. Travis Tompkins of Lawton, Oklahoma, died Thursday in Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.
He was assigned to the brigade's special troops battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Polk.