Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan
Posted April 2, 2014
Fort Bragg, N.C. — 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.