E3 Brett Bondurant was injured
in an IED explosion in Afhgan-
istan on Tuesday.
(Greendale, Ind.) - A local Army soldier has been seriously injured while serving in Afghanistan.
Pfc. Brett Bondurant was in an explosion of an improvised explosive device, or IED, near the town of Mushan east of Kandahar at about 9:00 a.m. Afghan time Wednesday.
Bondurant survived the blast, but was badly wounded and burned his mother, Janelle Bondurant Krabbe, of Greendale, told Eagle 99.3.
He was being transferred to a hospital outside of the country, possibly in Germany. He was in stable condition according to the most recent update the family had received from the U.S. Army.
The 2009 Lawrenceburg High School graduate joined the U.S. Army after high school.
Bondurant was deployed to Afghanistan over the summer with the 25th Infantry Battalion out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
The IED explosion which injured Bondurant also wounded at least two other soldiers. The blast happened just days after another member of Bondurant’s unit was injured by an IED.