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Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted August 21, 2013

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— A Fort Bragg soldier was killed Tuesday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Wednesday.

Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr., 37, of Orange, Va., died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit in the Wardak Province, officials said. Bannar was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group.

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  • HANS FOR PRESIDENT!!!!! JK Aug 22, 2013

    Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and rest in peace.

  • bombayrunner Aug 22, 2013

    RIP brother

  • cjimmyray414 Aug 22, 2013

    GOD BLESS ALL OF HIS LOVE ONES AND FRIENDS.

  • Union Cavalry Aug 22, 2013

    This soldier served our country with honor. Now is the time
    to honor him and his memory. RIP Master Sgt. Bannar.

  • thackerb Aug 21, 2013

    I'll never forget his sacrifice, and all the soldiers sacrifices made. Seems like the Obama Administration has forgotten about that war because it's not good for their weekly popularity ratings.

  • ETG Aug 21, 2013

    Our prayers go to his Family