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Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 2, 2014

Capt. James E. Chaffin

— An 82nd Airborne Division paratrooper died Tuesday of non-combat injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, authorities said Wednesday.

Capt. James E. Chaffin, 27, of West Columbia, S.C., was a fire support officer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. He was deployed with 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team as a brigade liaison officer.

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  • Union Cavalry Apr 3, 2014

    Capt. James E. Chaffin, Rest in peace--we honor your memory.

    A Vietnam Veteran