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Two soldiers from Fort Bragg killed in Afghanistan

Posted November 25, 2009

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— Two paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division out of Fort Bragg were killed in Afghanistan Nov. 22, the Army said.

Sgt. James Nolen and Private 1st Class Marcus Tynes of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th BCT, 82nd Abn. Div. died when their vehicle struck an IED, the Army said.

Nolen, 25, of Alvin, Texas, was serving in his second deployment to Afghanistan. He is survived by his wife, Rachel Anne Nolen, his stepson, William Flathman, his father, Walter Nolen, and his mother, Kimberly Roberts.

Tynes, 19, of Moreno Valley, Ca., was in his first deployment to Afghanistan. He is survived by his mother and stepfather, Dana and Bruce Atlas, and his stepbrother Johanas Atlas.
 

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  • Lyle Nov 25, 2009

    The three stooges (bush, cheney and rumsfield) should be tried for war crimes. gsmith275492

    Awesome post. True. And, the rest is coming one day......

  • Lyle Nov 25, 2009

    aintbackingdwn ain't thinkin' either.

  • 5-113 FA Retired Nov 25, 2009

    Thank you Mr Obama for your 2 months of indecisiveness while our troups risk is increased at you bumbling foolishness
    aintbackingdwn

    Ah, Ha! You don't really want to go down that road. Have you actually forgotten who the idiots are that put us there in the first place? The three stooges (bush, cheney and rumsfield) should be tried for war crimes.

  • 3stoogesfan Nov 25, 2009

    I'm praying for the families of these brave soldiers.

  • Da Toy Maker Nov 25, 2009

    As an US Navy Vet, I'm so sad to hear yet another lost of our young men/women in the War. God bless the soldiers and their families. Please bring them all home safely.

    Happy holidays.

  • donnaferguson Nov 25, 2009

    As the parent of an only child (female) who serves our country in the US Army, I share the sadness felt by these parents. These soldiers VOLUNTEER for the Army as the draft was long ago abolished. I get really sick and tired of hearing all the political prattle about our forces still being over there during this administration. Bet they didn't say a word when DUBU!! was saying 'Bring it on". It sickens me that a tragedy of two young lifes is made a political forum on this site or any others for that matter. PEOPLE GROW UP AND QUIT BLAMING. PRAY once in a while. You might be surprised what happens. OK my 2 cents (well maybe 4) Happy Thanksgiving to all.

  • aintbackingdwn Nov 25, 2009

    Thank you Mr Obama for your 2 months of indecisiveness while our troups risk is increased at you bumbling foolishness

  • carolinamom5 Nov 25, 2009

    Thank you, Sgt. Nolen and Pfc. Tynes, for paying the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. May God bless the families today and comfort them during this time of sorrow. May we citizens always repay our fallen soldiers with undying gratitude.

  • josep4567 Nov 25, 2009

    GET OUT, NOW!