Ft. Bragg Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan.

Military officials say 35-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston of Houston, Texas died Tuesday in Ghazni of injuries sustained when his unit encountered enemy small-arms fire.

Hairston was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.

(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)


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