Fort Campbell, KY – A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died September 3rd, of gunshot wounds received from enemy small arms fire while conducting a partnered dismounted patrol with the Afghan Uniform Police in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
Specialist Christopher John Scott, 21, of Tyrone, NY, was a Military Policeman assigned to the 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade. He entered the Army in July 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in May 2010.
His awards and decorations include: the National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; and Army Service Ribbon.
Scott is survived by his parents, Kenneth and Tammy Scott of Tyrone, NY.