NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Defense Department says a Tennessee soldier has been killed in Afghanistan.
Officials say 22-year-old Spc. Russell S. Hercules Jr. of
Murfreesboro died Oct. 1 in Wardak province. He was killed when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.
He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.