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Missing Fort Bragg Soldier Found Safe

Posted November 5, 2007

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— A Fort Bragg soldier who was last seen Friday has been found safe.

Authorities said Pfc. Daniel Arrington is in Maryland with his relatives. He was last seen leaving his home in a Pontiac Trans-Am convertible.

Casey Arrington, Daniel's wife, said her husband did not show up for work and became worried. Members of Arrington's unit searched a nearby area for him.


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  • clickclackity2 Nov 5, 2007

    definitely marital issues..did she call relatives before calling police?

  • DrunkSober Nov 5, 2007

    Probably he was away shopping for a new spouse who wont call the news people every time he decides to take a time out.The story earlier said he was not in MD, now thats where he shows,which means he was somewhere else then finally went there.

  • beachgal Nov 5, 2007

    Why can't anything be private anymore? He was gone, what maybe 24 hours? Come on..he's a soldier. He's fighting to keep YOU and YOUR COUNTRY safe. Leave him alone. He deserves a break, too!

  • seagal Nov 5, 2007

    Geez such heartless people I am glad he's home safe and his wife and unborn child are okay.

  • Halyard Nov 5, 2007

    Rabid, once again you have nailed it right between the eyes!! LOL! Hal

  • aprilcole Nov 5, 2007

    It said in one of the earlier articles that the wife was afraid he would harm himself. Sounds to me that there was an argument or something along them lines, and he had to get away.

  • WRAL is joe_dirt Nov 5, 2007

    In it real deep?

    Soldiers take unauthorized leave all the time. Some of them make the best Company Commanders and Sergeant Majors in the Army. Screw up, move up as they say. The threat of UCMJ action for AWOL is no deterrent any more. Soldiers don't even show up for deployment and what happens to them? Absolutely nothing! Been there, seen it.

  • peace_of_mind Nov 5, 2007

    @WhenWillItStop, remember it still takes two legs to carry one airborne tail hole. LOL

  • peace_of_mind Nov 5, 2007

    Rabid_Wolf, I was as amazed as you are. They make it as easy as possible on them and then wonder why the stress out so much when the possibility of action comes around let alone some real action. I firmly believe that if you trully want protection you should buy a gun.

  • OD Norwood Nov 5, 2007

    Yeah this Soldier was absent, 24 hours after that he became AWOL. He's in it real deep. Weak minds develop weak bodies.

    Paratroopers lead the way!!