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DOD: NC soldier killed by insurgents

By Associated Press
Published On: Aug 29 2013 10:13:25 PM CDT
FORT BRAGG
FORT BRAGG -

The Department of Defense announced Thursday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo D. Young, 34, of Rosston, Ark., died Aug. 28, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion (Combat/Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.