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Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted April 13, 2010 5:30 p.m. EDT

— The Department of Defense on Tuesday announced the death of a soldier from Fort Bragg in Afghanistan.

Spc. Joseph T. Caron, 21, of Tacoma, Wash., died April 11 in Char Bagh, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.