Fort Bragg soldier killed in Afghanistan

Posted at 7:28 PM, Sep 30, 2012
and last updated 2012-09-30 19:28:02-04

A Fort Bragg-based soldier has died in Afghanistan, according to the Defense Department.

Sgt. 1st Class Riley G. Stephens, 39, of Tolar, Texas, died Sept. 28, in Wardak, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

Stephens was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.