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Small Arms Fire Kills Fort Campbell Soldier

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died of wounds after being struck by small arms fire January 12th in the Nari district, Kunar province, Afghanistan.

Private 1st Class Zachary Steven Salmon, 21, of Harrison, Ohio, was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Alpha Troop, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in March 2010 and arrived at Fort Campbell in August 2010.

Zachary Steven SalmonHis awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon and Combat Action Badge.

Salmon is survived by his son, Noah Z. Salmon; mother, Sonya R. Christian of Hebron, KY and father, Steven A. Salmon of Hamilton, Ohio.


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