Fort Bragg soldier killed in action

February 14, 2009 10:18:43 AM PST
An Army Special Forces soldier stationed in Afghanistan died Thursday during combat.Staff Sgt. Marc J. Small, 29, died of wounds sustained from enemy fire during combat operations in the vicinity of Faramuz, Oruzgan province, Afghanistan.

He was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha team medical sergeant assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group.

Small, a native of Collegeville, Penn., deployed to Afghanistan in January 2008. This was his first deployment.