A soldier from Carlisle was among four killed Sunday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday.

Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins, 25, of Carlisle, was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment out of Fort Benning, Ga., the DoD said.

Hawkins was among a group killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive devise, the DoD said.

The other soldiers killed were: 1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, 25, of San Diego, Calif., assigned to Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; Sgt. Joseph M. Peters, 24, of Springfield, Mo., assigned to the 5th Military Police Battalion, Vicenza, Italy; and Pfc. Cody J. Patterson, 24, of Philomath, Ore., assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Fort Benning, Ga.