Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Thursday, August 22, 2013
Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr.

Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr.

The Department of Defense announced that a Fort Bragg soldier was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan.

Officials said 37-year-old Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr., of Orange, Va., died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

Bannar was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg.

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