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Two Bragg soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Tuesday, June 22, 2010
Private First Class Gunnar R. Hotchkin, 31, of Naperville, Ill., and Specialist Joseph D. Johnson, 24, from Flint, Mich. died last week at North Kunduz in Afghanistan.

Private First Class Gunnar R. Hotchkin, 31, of Naperville, Ill., and Specialist Joseph D. Johnson, 24, from Flint, Mich. died last week at North Kunduz in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense says two Fort Bragg soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan.

Twenty-four-year-old Specialist Joseph D. Johnson from Flint, Mich., and Private First Class Gunnar R. Hotchkin, 31, of Naperville, Ill. died last week at North Kunduz in Afghanistan.

The DOD reports that the attackers used an improvised explosive device the attack the men's unit.

The soldiers were assigned to the 18th Airborne Corps in Fort Bragg, N.C.

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