Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

August 10, 2009 12:37:11 PM PDT
The Department of Defense said Monday that a Fort Bragg soldier has died in Afghanistan.Staff Sgt. Tara J. Smith, 33, of Nashville, N.C., died August 8 in Bagram from a non-combat related incident that occurred August 4.

Army officials have not released any more details about what happened.

Smith was assigned to the 50th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps.

The DOD said the circumstances surrounding Smith's death are under investigation.


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