A soldier from Northumberland County died after he was struck by enemy fire in Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore, Jr., 31, of Milton, died Thursday in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations, the Defense Department said.
Baysore was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.