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2 Fort Bragg Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Jan 12, 2020
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KABUL, Afghanistan — Two U.S. service members were killed and two others injured Saturday when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a statement.

More US Troops From Fort Bragg Deploy To Mideast Amid Tensions With Iran

Jan 4, 2020
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FORT BRAGG — Hundreds of U.S. soldiers deployed Saturday from Fort Bragg to Kuwait to serve as reinforcements in the Middle East amid rising tensions following the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general.

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The United States is sending nearly 3,000 more Army troops to the Mideast in the volatile aftermath of the killing of an Iranian general in a strike ordered by President Donald Trump. 

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President Donald Trump has ordered about 750 soldiers from the Army's 82nd Airborne Division deployed to the Middle East with about 3,000 more preparing for possible deployment in the next several days.


Folks in and around Charleston, South Carolina, might have noticed a heavier-than-usual military presence this past week.

A sign at one of Fort Bragg's entrances.
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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. — A decade after the Pentagon began confronting rape in the ranks, the U.S. military frequently fails to protect or provide justice to the children of service members when they are sexually assaulted by other children on base, an Associated Press investigation has found.

A sign at one of Fort Bragg's entrances.
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A training exercise involving demolitions killed one special operations soldier and injured seven others at the Army's largest base Thursday, just a day after 15 Marines were hurt in a fire while training in California.