A Fort Bragg soldier was killed and four others were wounded Friday during an attack in Somalia.
Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona, was identified by U.S. Army Special Operations Command late Saturday, following the notification of his family.
Conrad was a human intelligence non-commissioned officer assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group.
According to U.S. Africa Command, he and other U.S. troops were operating with Somali National Security Forces and Kenyan Defense Forces in southern Somalia, when they came under mortar and small-arms fire about 2:45 p.m. Mogadishu time.