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101st Headquarters Soldier dies in Afghanistan

101st Headquarters Soldier dies in Afghanistan

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MSG Pete Mayes
Public Affairs Office
101st Airborne Division

FORT CAMPBELL, KY – A Fort Campbell Soldier died June 28 in a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

Sergeant Justin Richard Rogers, 25, of Barton, N.Y., was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) as a horizontal construction engineer. He joined the Army in March 2008.

Rogers’ awards include two Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and Army Service Ribbon.

Rogers is survived by his parents, Stan J. Vicki and Teresa A. Vicki, both of Barton, N.Y., and his spouse, Stefanie R. Rogers, who resides on Fort Campbell, KY, and his daughter Nateli R. Rogers, who resides on Fort Campbell, KY.

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