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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted November 16, 2014

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

Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, of Bay City, Mich., died on Friday in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan of wounds received from small arms fire while on dismounted combat operations.

Cathcart was  assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, based at Fort Bragg.


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  • meganagram Nov 17, 2014

    Rest in Peace' Hero! Thank you for you ultimate sacrifice.

  • Sandra Elizabeth Nov 17, 2014
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    RIP Sgt. First Class. Thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice.

    It's so unfortunate that we are ALL forgetting we still have our military in harms way.


  • ytb781pearl Nov 17, 2014

    Rest in Peace, hero