Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

August 14, 2009 10:09:44 AM PDT
A U.S. Army Special Forces Soldier was killed Aug. 12 as a result of an improvised explosive device strike or IED. Capt. John Tinsley, 28, was patrolling a combat area in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan when his vehicle was stuck.

Tinsley was a Special Forces Operational Detachment-Alpha detachment commander assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne) out of Fort Bragg, NC.