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101st Airborne Division loses three soldiers to small arms fire

 

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Three 101st Airborne Division Soldiers were killed March 29th after receiving small arms fire in the Kunar province, Afghanistan.

A total of six Screaming Eagle Soldiers were killed March 29th in separate incidents, while conducting an on-going operation in one of Afghanistan’s most volatile provinces.

The Soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault.)

James Lindskog, Ofren Arrechaga and Frank Adamski were killed March 29th by small arms fire.

Ofren Arrechaga

Ofren ArrechagaSergeant 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga, 28, of Hialeah, FL. Arrechaga entered the Army in February 2001 and arrived at Fort Campbell in July 2001.  He was an Infantryman, assigned to Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Valorous Unit Award; Meritorious Unit Citation; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Ranger Tab; Expert Infantryman Badge; Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Arrechaga is survived by his wife, Seana Arrechaga and son, Alston Arrechaga of Clarksville, TN. He is also survived by his daughter, Tristian Arrechaga of Benton, KY; mother, Marta Alvarez and father, Ofren Arrechaga of Clarksville, TN. 

Frank Adamski

Frank AdamskiStaff Sgt. Frank E. Adamski, 26, of Moosup, CT. Adamski entered the Army in March 2005 and arrived at Fort Campbell in April 2009. He was an Infantryman, assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star Medal; Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Non-Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Medal, Parachutist Badge; Air Assault Badge and Combat Infantryman Badge.

Adamski is survived by his wife, Danielle Adamski and daughter, Victoria Adamski of Clarksville TN, He is also survived by his father, Frank Adamski of Volutown, CT and mother, Susan Adamski of Westbury, NY.

Jameson Lindskog

Jameson LindskogSpecialist Jameson L. Lindskog, 23, of Pleasanton, CA.  Lindskog entered the Army in August 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in April 2009.  He was a Combat Medic, assigned to Headquarters and headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.

Lindskog is survived by his father, Curtis Lindskog of Livermore, CA and mother, Donna Walker of Pleasanton, CA.

Additional Information

A memorial service will be held in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony. The next ceremony will be held April 13th at 4:00pm.


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