Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Spc. Jonathan Batista

July 9, 2012 2:09:29 PM PDT
The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22, of Kinnelon, N.J., died Sunday in the Kandahar province of Afghanistan when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

Batista was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, at Fort Bragg.

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