Mon 17 Nov 2014 11:56
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A Fort Bragg soldier was killed in action in Afghanistan on Friday, the Department of Defense announced late Saturday.
Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, of Bay City, Michigan, died in Kunduz Province, which is in northern Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms fire while on dismounted combat operations, the department said.
The Green Beret was assigned to Company A, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne). This was Cathcart’s fifth deployment with the battalion, known as the Bushmen, to Afghanistan.