FORT BRAGG – The two paratroopers stationed at Fort Bragg who were killed in an insider attack by an Afghan soldier have been identified.
“Spc. Michael Nance, of Chicago, and Pfc. Brandon Kreischer of Stryker, Ohio, were members of Company B., 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division when they were killed by small arms fire.
“These young men were true All Americans and embodied the qualities of selfless service and courage as they answered our nation’s call to deploy to Afghanistan,” said Col. Arthur Sellers, commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team. “Our focus is now providing their loved ones with every available resource to help them in this most difficult time.”
You can learn more about the decorated young men and the mark they left on the world here.