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Two from Fort Bragg killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 24, 2012

Two soldiers assigned to Fort Bragg's  2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division were killed Sunday when their unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device, according to the Department of Defense.

Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf, 22, Boynton Beach, Fla., and 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Walsh, 28, Cobb, Ga., died in the attack in Paktia, Afghanistan.

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  • sunshine1040 Apr 24, 2012

    so sorry for the families to learn of their heart ache

  • cjimmyray414 Apr 24, 2012

    PRAYERS GOES TO THE FAMILIES OF THESE BRAVE YOUNG MEN. BUT GOD HAVE MERCY ON THE NEWS PEOPLE, THEY WOULD RATHER TALKED ABOUT JOHN EDWARD'S AND THE SO CALL AS THEY SAY THE V I P.

  • aspenstreet1717 Apr 24, 2012

    Two more. We should have left the 'graveyard of empires' years ago.

  • City Boy Apr 24, 2012

    GODSPEED!!! TO OUR BRAVE SOLDIERS AND THEIR FAMILIES