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Fort Campbell Soldier dies in Afghanistan

Fort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier died as a result of combat-related injuries in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Michael Christopher Cable, 26, of Philpot, KY, was a fire support specialist assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Fort Campbell, KY.

He joined the Army in August 2007 and arrived at Fort Campbell in December 2010.

Sgt. Michael Christopher Cable

His awards include one Bronze Star Medal (posthumous), one Purple Heart (posthumous), Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Iraq Campaign Medal w/Bronze Service Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge, and the Air Assault Badge.

Cable is survived by his parents, Raymond L. Johnston, Sr., and Vickie M. Johnston, both of Philpot, KY, and his brother, Raymond L. Johnston, Jr.


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