FORT BRAGG -

A Fort Bragg soldier is killed while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

The Department of Defense said Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr., 37, of Orange, Va., died Aug. 20, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

Bannar was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group.