FORT CAMPBELL, Ky., August 5, 2009 – A Fort Campbell Soldier died Monday after finishing an Army Physical Fitness Test with his unit. Pfc. Marshall G. Montelus, 24, of Rochester, N.Y., was an automated logistical specialist assigned to B Company, 801st Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team. He originally entered the Army in March 2004 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2004
Montelus’ awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; NATO Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver – Wheeled Vehicles; and Weapons Qualification, M4, expert.
Montelus is survived by his mother, Irma Hilaire, of Brooklyn, N.Y.
The incident is under investigation.