Body of Michael Bradford, Fort Thomas veteran killed in Afghanistan, returns home
By: Sarah Beth Hensley, WCPO Digital
FORT THOMAS, Ky. – The body of a Northern Kentucky veteran who was killed in Afghanistan last week will return to his hometown Wednesday.
Michael Bradford of Fort Thomas was one of at least 30 people killed in a suicide car bombing in the Afghan capitol of Kabul Thursday. Bradford’s body will arrive at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport at 9:30 p.m. before his Friday visitation and funeral services.
The 26-year-old Highlands High School graduate was one of four DynCorp International personnel working on the Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan program tragically killed by the explosion, according to a DynCorp spokesperson. Bradford, who resided in Grovetown, Ga., was an instructor of law enforcement and safety with DynCorp. Continue reading