Soldier assigned to Fort Bragg dies after attack in Afghanistan

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NORTON, Mass. — The Department of Defense says a Massachusetts soldier has died from injuries he suffered last month when his unit was attacked in Afghanistan.

The department said 38-year-old Master Sgt. Gregory R. Trent of Norton, Mass., died Wednesday in Bethesda, Md. The military said Trent was wounded July 31 when his unit came under fire in Baktabad.

Trent was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.

Credit: The Associated Press.