The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
1st Sgt. Christopher C. Rafferty, 37, of Brownsville, Pa., died on July 21 in Sharana, Afghanistan of injuries sustained on July 20, when his unit encountered small arms fire during combat operations. Rafferty was assigned to 37th Engineer Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.
This incident is under investigation.
Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Fort Bragg Public Affairs Office at (910) 396-5600 or (910) 309-2843.