Two Fort Bragg Soldiers Die In Afghanistan

The department of defense has reported that two Fort Bragg soldiers were killed Friday in Afghanistan.

26 year-old Staff Sgt Jeremy Bessa of Woodbridge Illinois and 36 year-old Master Sgt David Hurt of Tucson Arizona died of their wounds after a military vehicle was struck by an explosive device and came under small firearms attack.

Both men were assigned to 1st Battalion 3rd Special Forces group at Fort Bragg


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  • by wonder Location: enc on Feb 23, 2009 at 04:46 PM
    GOD bless these men and all their commarades. It is unfortunate that 8000 more of our NC military personnel of the 17000 that was announced recently will be deployed to Afganistan as well. It is ironic since Obama campaigned so hard here to out military population about bringing them home. God Bless these men and their families for the ultimate sacrifice.
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