- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 13, 2014

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - The Department of Defense says a soldier based at Fort Bragg has died in Afghanistan.

Military officials say 35-year-old Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston of Houston, Texas died Tuesday in Ghazni of injuries sustained when his unit encountered enemy small-arms fire.

Hairston was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Fort Bragg.


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