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RICHMOND, VA. — A 37-year-old soldier from Virginia has been killed in an enemy attack in Afghanistan, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.
The Defense Department said Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr. of Orange died Tuesday of injuries he suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire in Wardak Province.
Bannar was assigned to the 3rd Battalion 3rd Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, N.C.