Welcome Visitor. Today is Saturday, June 6, 2020. Sign-on
Follow Us On Facebook
December 2, 2010

FRANKFORT, Ky. (Dec. 2, 2010) – Gov. Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of six Fort Campbell soldiers who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

According to the Department of Defense, the following soldiers died Nov. 29, in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an insurgent attacked their unit with small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. 

    * Sgt. 1st Class Barry E. Jarvis, 36, of Tell City, Ind.
    * Staff Sgt. Curtis A. Oakes, 29, of Athens, Ohio.
    * Spc. Matthew W. Ramsey, 20, of Quartz Hill, Calif.
    * Pfc. Jacob A. Gassen, 21, of Beaver Dam, Wis.
    * Pfc. Austin G. Staggs, 19, of Senoia, Ga.
    * Pvt. Buddy W. McLain, 24, of Mexico, Maine.

Editor's Note: NPR is reporting that these casualties occurred when an Afghan soldier opened fire during a training exercise.


Printer-friendly format




Do you know someone else who would like to see this?
Your Email:
Their Email:
Comment:
(Will be included with e-mail)
Secret Code

In the box below, enter the Secret Code exactly as it appears above *


 

website hit 
counter
Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: