Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died November 6th in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.
Pfc. Shane M. Reifert, 23, of Cottrellville, MI, was an Infantryman assigned to Company B., 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).
Shane M. Reifert
Reifert joined the Army in August 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2009.
His awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; NATO Medal, and the Combat Infantry Badge.
Reifert is survived by this father, Kurt A. Reifert, and mother, Kathleen M. Reifert, both of Cottrellville, MI.