Fort Campbell, KY – Two 101st Airborne Division Soldiers were killed August 17th, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their mounted patrol causing a military vehicle roll over in the Kunar province, Afghanistan.
Both Soldiers were Infantrymen assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault.)
Benjamen Glen Chisholm
His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal, Combat Infantry Badge and Weapons Qualification: M4 rifle (expert).
Chisholm is survived by his wife, Amber Ferguson of Oak Grove, KY; his mother, Linda M. Reynolds of Fredericksburg, Texas; and his father, Glenn A. Chisholm of Woodburn, OR.
Charles Milton High IV
His awards and decorations include: Army Commendation Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Combat Infantry Badge and Weapons Qualification: M4 rifle (expert).
High is survived by his mother, Kimberlea Johnston of New Mindon, IL and his father, Charles High of Albuquerque, NM.
A memorial service will be held for the fallen in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell also holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony. The next ceremony will be held September 8th at 4:00pm.