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Service set Va. soldier killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday - 6/11/2013, 8:20am  ET

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (AP) -- A memorial service is scheduled Thursday for a soldier from Virginia who was killed in Afghanistan.

The service for 21-year-old Spc. Kyle P. Stoeckli of Moseley is set for 4 p.m. Thursday at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Chesterfield.

The Department of Defense says Stoeckli died June 1 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss in Texas.

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