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FORT BRAGG, N.C. — A Fort Bragg paratrooper from the 82nd Airborne Division was killed during a training exercise in Louisiana, according to WTVD.

Private Joshua D. Phillips, 19, was a combat engineer with the Alpha Company, 37th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division.

Phillips, from Las Vegas, was assigned to this division in February. Officials said he was training at the Joint Readiness Center in Fort Polk when he was killed on Thursday.

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