Lt. Col. William Conde pauses in front a fallen soldier memorial after a ceremony for two Army soldiers killed in Afghanistan earlier this month. The Army’s 4th Brigade Combat Team held the ceremony for Private 1st Class Vincent Ellis of Tokyo, Japan, and Spc. Nathan Davis of Yucaipa, CA, in a chapel on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson on Thursday, June 28, 2012. Ellis died Monday, June 4, 2012, days after his unit was attacked by improvised explosives and small arms fire in Khost Province. Spc. Davis of Yucaipa, CA, died June 9, 2012, when a vehicle he was driving hit an explosive in Tore Obeh.