WJBF News Channel 6 has confirmed that Michael Robert Bradford of Grovetown was one of four soldiers killed by an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan on Thursday, May 16.
Bradford, 26, was in Afghanistan working with DynCorp International on the Combined Security Transition Command. He joined the company last November after working as a civilian contractor in Afghanistan.
Bradford was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in Iraq.
His wife, Sasha Cantrell, is expecting the couple's first child in June. She released the following statement Friday evening:
DynCorp International is a global services provider of aviation, logistics, training, intelligence, and operational solutions. The company provides mentors and trainers to support the development of the Afghanistan Military of Defense. The program supports development to assist Afghanistan MOD and Afghan National Army Forces in assuming full responsibility for their own security needs.
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