Norton soldier dies after attack in Afghanistan
NORTON, Mass. (AP) -- 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 at the military hospital in Bethesda, Md. The department 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.