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January Eagle Remembrance Ceremony

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A remembrance ceremony honoring Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell, is scheduled for 4:00pm January 12th at the Fort Campbell Family Readiness Center.

Remembrance ceremonies are held to honor fallen Soldiers deployed in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom and are held monthly, as needed.

The January ceremony will honor the following fallen Fort Campbell Soldiers:

Marvin Calhoun, Jr.

Marvin Ray Calhoun Jr.Sergeant Marvin Ray Calhoun Jr., 23, of Osceola, IN died September 21st when a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Qalat, Afghanistan.  Calhoun was a construction equipment repairer serving as a door gunner and was assigned to Bravo Company, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade.Calhoun entered the Army in June 2006 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2007. 

Calhoun is survived by his wife, Yamili Sanchez and daughter, Yohani Sanchez of Fort Hood, Texas; and parents, Marvin Calhoun, Sr. and Shirin M. Reum of Elkhart, IN.

Justin Officer

Sergeant Justin A. OfficerSergeant Justin A. Officer, 26, of Wichita, KS, died September 29th when struck by an improvised explosive device while on a dismounted foot patrol in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.  Officer was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Bravo Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He joined the Army in March 2004 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2004. 

Officer is survived by his father, Timothy A. Officer and step-mother, Stacy Officer both of Colorado Springs, CO and mother Linda G. Ammons.

Jacob Carver

Jacob CarverCorporal Jacob R. Carver, 20, of Freeman, MO died November 13th, when their patrol was attacked by an insurgent with a improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The three were all Infantrymen assigned to Company B., 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Carver  joined the Army in September 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell February 2009. 

Carver is survived by his Carroll is survived by his mother, Rosa M. Carver, and father, Arthur F. Carver, of Freeman, MO.

Jonathan Curtis

Jonathan M. CurtisSergeant Jonathan M. Curtis, 24, of Belmont, MA, died November 1st, when Combat Operating Post Senjary was attacked by a homicide bomber in the Zhari district, Kandahar, Afghanistan.  Curtis was an Infantrymen assigned to Company A., 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  Curtis joined the Army in September 2004 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2009. 

Curtis is survived by his wife, Samantha Curtis and daughter Tessa-Marie A. Curtis, of Knoxville, TN; father, Philip C. Curtis of Belmont, MS and mother, Pamela Curtis of Cambridge, MS.

Jacob Carroll

Jacob CarrollSpecialist Jacob C. Carroll, 20, of Clemmons, NC died November 13th, when their patrol was attacked by an insurgent with a improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The three were all Infantrymen assigned to Company B., 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  Carroll joined the Army in January 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell June 2009. 

Carroll is survived by his mother, Cole M. Masear of Archdale, NC; and father, Jackie C. Carroll of Clemmons, NC.

Deangelo Snow

Deangelo Barnell SnowSpecialist Deangelo Barnell Snow, 22, of Saginaw, MI, died September 17th, when his unit was attacked as he was serving as a gunner in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.  Snow was a quartermaster and chemical equipment repairer, assigned to the 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He joined the Army in January 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2009. 

Snow is survived by his mother, Deloris S. Snow, of Saginaw, MI.

Shannon Chihuahua

Shannon ChihuahuaSpecialist Shannon Chihuahua, 25, of Thomasville, GA, died of massive trauma after his unit received small-arms fire and RPG fire November 12th while conducting operations in the Wataphur District, Konar province, Afghanistan. Chihuahua was a Combat Medic, assigned to Headquarters and headquarters Company, 1st  Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  He joined the Army in July 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2009. 

Chihuahua is survived by his wife, Kristen Chihuahua and daughters, Sophia Chihuahua and Annabelle Chihuahua of Thomasville GA; mother, Dennice Dinkins of Thomasville, GA and father, Sebastian Chihuahua of Del Rio, Texas. 

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.

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

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. 

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

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.

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.

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.

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

Andrew Meari

Andrew MeariPrivate 1st Class Andrew Meari, 21, of Plainfield, IL died November 1st, when Combat Operating Post Senjary was attacked by a homicide bomber in the Zhari district, Kandahar, Afghanistan.  Meari was an Infantrymen assigned to Company A., 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).  Meari joined the Army in October 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2009. 

Meari is survived by his mother, Denise Meehan of Plainfield, IL; and father, Mahmoud Meari of Grafton, WI.

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. 

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.

Shane Reifert

Shane M. ReifertPrivate 1st Class Shane M. Reifert, 23, of Cottrellville, MI, died November 6th in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. Reifert was an Infantryman assigned to Company B., 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault.) He joined the Army in August 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2009. 

Reifert is survived by this father, Kurt A. Reifert, and mother, Kathleen M. Reifert, both of Cottrellville, MI.

For more information on fallen Fort Campbell Soldiers, see
www.campbell.army.mil/eaglehonors/Pages/EagleHonorsHome.aspx

The ceremonies are open to any Soldiers, Families and members of the surrounding Fort Campbell community who wish to attend.


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