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Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted January 31, 2011

— A Fort Bragg soldier was killed Friday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said Monday.

Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz Jr., 30, of Prince William, Va., died in Parwan province of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident, officials said. No details of the incident were released.

Venetz was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne).


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  • wavesofmercy7 Feb 1, 2011

    Hope this family is proud of him. He was more than likely a great person and obviously very brave. My condolences to friends, family and, loved ones.

  • RB-1 Jan 31, 2011

    Awww, praying for those who loved him, and praying for his comrades carrying on.