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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted June 3

— A Fort Bragg soldier was killed Monday while serving in Afghanistan, the military announced Tuesday.

Capt. Jason B. Jones, 29, of Orwigsburg, Pa., died in Jalalabad, Afghanistan of wounds sustained from small-arms fire.

The military released no further information. The incident is under investigation.

Jones was assigned 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).


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  • NotUrTypicalAmerican Jun 4, 3:26 p.m.

    I was acquainted with Capt. Jones. He was a good soldier. Rest In Peace.

  • COLT45 Jun 4, 9:58 a.m.

    R.I.P. Captain Jones. You paid the ultimate price for your country.

  • ttc248 Jun 4, 9:29 a.m.

    My heart sinks every time I see another death like this. I honor another and thank him and his family for all they have sacrificed. RIP Sir!

  • Union Cavalry Jun 4, 8:34 a.m.

    Captain Jones: We honor your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace.