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Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted March 24, 2010

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

Sgt. 1st Class Carlos M. Santos-Silva, 32, of Clarksville, Tenn., died in Kandahar province after his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, officials said.

Santos-Silva was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.


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  • lilmama1827511 Mar 24, 2010

    Thank you for serving May you RIP

  • Groovy Mar 24, 2010

    God Bless his family. Thank you soldier.

  • pss2 Mar 24, 2010

    Praying for his family and thankful for his service for our freedom. As long as it may last.