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Soldier killed during insurgents attack on base

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division PatchFort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died August 28th when insurgents attacked his Forward Operating Base (FOB Boris) in the Bermal district, Paktika province, Afghanistan.

Spc. James. C. Robinson, 27, of Lebanon, OH, was an infantryman assigned to Company A., 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in February 2005 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2005.

Spc. James. C. RobinsonHis awards and decorations include: Bronze Star; Purple Heart; Army Commendation Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Army Service Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; and Weapons Qualification, M4, expert.

Robinson is survived by his wife, Kathryn E. Robinson, daughter Victoria A. Robinson and step-daughter, Emily B. Cable, all of Fort Campbell; father, James R. Robinson and mother, Kimberly Robinson, both of Middletown, OH.


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