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Obituaries

News and tributes about the lives of community members who have recently died.
Fort Bragg Colonel Killed in Parachute Malfunction Accident

Fort Bragg Colonel Killed in Parachute Malfunction Accident

The officer killed was using the MC-6 parachute, not the Army's new T-11 square-shaped parachute.
XVIII Airborne Corps Soldier Died in Parachute Accident

XVIII Airborne Corps Soldier Died in Parachute Accident

This is the second parachute related death in two years at Fort Bragg.
82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper Identified After Drowning at White Lake

82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper Identified After Drowning at White Lake

Pvt. Jordan Miles was a member of the 1st Brigade Combat Team.
3rd Special Forces Group Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

3rd Special Forces Group Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

The Fort Bragg based soldier was killed by small arms fire.
Westboro Baptist Church Threatens Protest at Fort Stewart Soldier's Funeral

Westboro Baptist Church Threatens Protest at Fort Stewart Soldier's Funeral

A counter-protest against the hate group has already been organized and attracted 200 people so far.
Army Identifies Ranger Killed in Parachute Mishap

Army Identifies Ranger Killed in Parachute Mishap

Pfc. Christopher P. Dona was killed Thursday during routine parachute training at Fort Stewart.
Name Released of Fort Bragg Soldier Killed in Motorcycle Crash

Name Released of Fort Bragg Soldier Killed in Motorcycle Crash

The Hope Mills man died from injuries at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center on Monday.
82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper Dies at WAMC,

82nd Airborne Division Paratrooper Dies at WAMC,

3rd Brigade Combat Team loses 1LT. Paul Demeo, investigation in progress.
Schwarzkopf Laid to Rest at West Point

Schwarzkopf Laid to Rest at West Point

Twenty-two years to the day from the end of Operation Desert Storm, the general who commanded the coalition force ground offensive was laid to rest at West Point, N.Y.
Memorial Service Held for Two Fallen Fort Bragg Soldiers

Memorial Service Held for Two Fallen Fort Bragg Soldiers

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Thalia Ramirez and Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jose Montenegro were killed in a September helicopter crash in Afghanistan.
Hope Mills Boy Dies in Fatal ATV Accident

Hope Mills Boy Dies in Fatal ATV Accident

Investigators are awaiting the results of an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Enemy Explosives Kill Fort Bragg Ordnance Soldier

Enemy Explosives Kill Fort Bragg Ordnance Soldier

The loss is felt by the community and his former team, the U.S. Army's Golden Knights.
Colorado Releases 12 Names of Victims

Colorado Releases 12 Names of Victims

Names emerge from the massacre.
Two Fort Bragg Soldiers Died Thursday in Afghanistan

Two Fort Bragg Soldiers Died Thursday in Afghanistan

4th Brigade Combat Team loses two Paratroopers
Investigation pending on death of a Bragg paratrooper during PT

Investigation pending on death of a Bragg paratrooper during PT

The cause of death has yet to be determined for the first sergeant in 3/319 F.A.R.
Paratrooper Found Dead Saturday in Afghanistan

Paratrooper Found Dead Saturday in Afghanistan

Soldier was a member of the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade