Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Sgt. Mario Rodriguez

June 15, 2010 1:58:07 PM PDT
The Department of Defense announced on Tuesday the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Mario Rodriguez, 24, of Smithville, Texas, died June 11 in Powrak, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires.

He was assigned to the 264th Clearance Company, 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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