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Fort Bragg solider killed in Afghanistan

Thursday, August 29, 2013

A Fort Bragg soldier was killed Wednesday in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense announced the death of Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo D. Young, 34, of Rosston, Ark.

Young died in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 307th Engineer Battalion (Combat/Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps.

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