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Bragg soldier dies in Iraq

Posted July 19, 2011 3:42 p.m. EDT

— An Army soldier based at Fort Bragg died in Iraq Sunday, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Sgt. Mark A. Cofield, 25, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died in Baghdad of non-combat injuries, the military said. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps at Fort Bragg.