Clarksville, TN Online: News, Opinion, Arts & Entertainment.


Topic: Jose E. Solis

Remembering the fallen

 

Written by Cpl. Sarah Keegan
101st Sustainment Brigade

101st Sustainment Brigade - LifelinersFort Campbell KY, 101st Airborne Division

Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan – Soldiers of 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, came together to remember, mourn and celebrate the lives of their three fallen comrades killed last week.

The soldiers – Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Vangiesen, a fuel and electrical systems repairer, Sgt. Edward W. Koehler, a motor transport operator, and Sgt. Brian K. Mowery, also a motor transport operator – were killed July 18th when their convoy struck an improvised explosive device.

The soldiers were assigned to the 131st Transportation Company of the Pennsylvania National Guard. The company is attached to the 101st Sus. Bde., as part of the 142nd CSSB during their deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Soldiers with the 131st Transportation Company, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, pay their final respects to three of their fallen comrades who were killed when their convoy struck an Improvised Explosive Device July 18th. (Photo by Cpl. Sarah Keegan)

Soldiers with the 131st Transportation Company, 142nd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, pay their final respects to three of their fallen comrades who were killed when their convoy struck an Improvised Explosive Device July 18th. (Photo by Cpl. Sarah Keegan)

«Read the rest of this article»

Sections: News | No Comments
 



  • Visit Us On FacebookVisit Us On TwitterVisit Us On PinterestVisit Us On YoutubeCheck Our FeedVisit Us On Instagram
  • Personal Controls

    Archives