Three KY-Based Soldiers Killed In Two Days

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) - Three Fort Campbell-based soldiers have been killed in two days in Iraq in separate incidents, according to the Department of Defense.

]John T. Bishop, 22, of Gaylord, Mich., and 1st Lt. Timothy W. Cunningham, 26, of College Station, Texas, died in Golden Hills, Iraq on Wednesday from injuries suffered when their vehicle rolled into a canal. The deaths are under investigation.

Both were assigned to C Troop, 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.

Staff Sgt. Shaun J. Whitehead was struck and killed by a bomb while patrolling on foot in Iskandariyah on Thursday, the Army said.

Whitehead, 25, of Commerce, Ga., was assigned to A Co., 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

Including the three deaths, six soldiers from the base on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line have died in the last week.


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