Potosi Soldier To Be Treated At Walter Reed

A U.S. soldier from Potosi will be treated at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., for injuries suffered in Afghanistan.

Adam Alexander, 27, was seriously hurt when his unit was attacked last week near the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan. He?s being treated in Germany.

Alexander?s alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, is trying to help his family cover the costs to travel to see their son.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Veterans Club is accepting donations for Alexander?s family. They said people can send donations to: UW-Platteville Veterans Club, c/o Dr. Tom Caywood, 1 University Plaza, Platteville, Wis. 53818.