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Five Fort Campbell die from wounds suffered during a firefight

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell KY, – Five 101st Airborne Division Soldiers died November 14th, while conducting operations in Watahpur district, Konar province, Afghanistan. The five Soldiers died of wounds sustained during a firefight with enemy forces in the area.

Killed were: Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

(L to R) Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

(L to R) Scott Thomas Nagorski, Jesse Adam Snow, Nathan Edward Lillard, Shane Hasan Ahmed, and Christian Michael Warriner.

 

Scott Nagorski

Scott NagorskiSpecialist Scott Thomas Nagorski, 27, of Greenfield, WI, was an Infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in July 2006 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2006. His awards and decorations include: Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.

Nagorski is survived by his wife, Nadine M. Nagorski; daughter, Melodie A. Nagorski, both of Clarksville, TN; father, Jeffrey Bignell of Friendship, Wis. and mother, Karen Jasinski of Franklin, WI.

Jesse Snow

Jesse SnowSpecialist Jesse Adam Snow, 25, of Fairborn, Ohio, was an Infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in April 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in August 2009.  His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Snow is survived by his parents, John and Janice Snow of Fairborn, Ohio.

Nathan Lillard

Nathan LillardSpecialist Nathan Edward Lillard, 26, of Knoxville, TN, was an Infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in November 2006 and arrived at Fort Campbell in August 2009. His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Lillard is survived by his mother, Helen Hyatt of Athens, TN.

Shane Ahmed

Shane AhmedSpecialist Shane Hasan Ahmed, 31, of Chesterfield, MI, was an Infantryman assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in April 2007 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2009. His awards and decorations include:  Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Humanitarian Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon and Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobilization device.

Ahmed is survived by his wife, Eva Vasquez; step-daughter, Evita Vasquez; step-son, Evan Vasquez, of Lebanon, TN and his parents, Jamal and Subra Ahmed of Chesterfield, MI. 

Christian Warriner

Christian WarrinerPrivate 1st Class Christian Michael Warriner, 19, of Mills River, NC, was an Infantryman, assigned to Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in July 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2009.  His awards and decorations include: Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal and Parachutist Badge.

Warriner is survived by his wife, Shelby Warriner of Arden, NC; his father, Norman Warriner, of Arden NC and his mother Brandy Jurczyga, of Burnsville, NC.

Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony to honor fallen Screaming Eagles. The next ceremony will be held December 8th at 4:00pm at the Family Resource Center.


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