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Four Ft. Bragg Soldiers Die In Iraq.

The military says four soldiers from the 82nd Airborne at Ft. Bragg died over the weekend during combat in Iraq. Family members for one of the soldiers say a suicide bomber killed the soldiers while they were handing out candy to a group of Iraqi children. The military says the four soldiers died Sunday. They are 24-year-old Sergeant Jason Swiger of South Portland, Maine; 22-year-old Corporal Jason Nunez of Naranjito, Puerto Rico; 21-year-old private first class Orlando Gonzalez, of New Freedom, Pennsylvania; and 21-year-old private first class Anthony White of Columbia, South Carolina. Each was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.


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