On Aug. 2, Spc. Chris Harris died in Afghanistan, one of two soldiers from Fort Bragg’s 82nd Airborne killed when an IED struck their convoy near Kandahar. Harris’ wife, Britt, was pregnant with their first child.
Fort Bragg is sending thousands of additional soldiers to Afghanistan to bolster U.S. forces in the nation’s longest war.
More than 1,200 vehicles will roll south from Fort Carson this week in what's again the biggest convoy operation since World War II.