Spc. Christopher Michael Harris of Jackson Springs, North Carolina and Sgt. Jonathan Michael Hunter of Columbus, Indiana died on Aug. 2 as a result of their injuries sustained from the blast, according to the U.S. Department of Defense.
Both men attended training at Ft. Benning, GA, and were part of the 1st Brigade combat team, also called the Devil Brigade, according to CNN.
They were both on their first deployment abroad.
PFC Crunk was there the day they died, and said that he even carried their stretchers.