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Two deployed Bragg soldiers die

Posted February 25, 2010
Updated February 26, 2010

Two Fort Bragg soldiers deployed overseas died this week, according to the Department of Defense.

Sgt. Marcos Gorra, 22, of North Bergen, N.J., died Sunday in Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division.

Cpl. Daniel T. O'Leary, 23, of Youngsville, died Tuesday in Fallujah, Iraq, when the vehicle he was in flipped. He was assigned to the 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

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  • IBleedRedandWhite Feb 25, 2010

    Thoughts and prayers go out to this family for their loss. Know that he did not die in vain, but protecting our country and our freedoms that we take for granted everyday.