Joshua A. Melton

IllinoisStaff Sgt. Joshua A. Melton, 26, of Carlyle, Ilinois, died June 19, 2009, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. Staff Sgt. Melton was an Illinois Army National Guardsman assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry, Marion, Illinois.