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Fort Campbell Soldier dies in Afganistan

The military says a Fort Campbell soldier has died in a noncombat related incident in eastern Afghanistan.

Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau

Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau, of Lexington, KY, died June 30th at Forward Operating Base Blessing in Afghanistan. The 33-year-old was an infantryman assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

He joined the Army in February 1997 and arrived at Fort Campbell in January 2009.

Chapleau is survived by his wife, Terrence V. Chapleau, and son, Tyler, of Lexington; a son, Jacob, of Longs, SC; mother, Bonnie Chapleau, of Lexington; and father, Walter Chapleau, of Campbellsburg, KY.

Including Chapleau, 21 soldiers from Fort Campbell have been killed in Afghanistan in June.


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