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Pfc Zachary S. Salmon

January 17th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

Born: August 31, 1989 in Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: January 12, 2011 in Kunar, Afghanistan

Pfc. Zachary S. Salmon of Harrison, Ohio is a 2008 graduate of Pigeon Forge High School. He grew up in Ohio, moving to Tennessee as a teenager. After graduating he returned to the Tri-State and spent a year living in Hebron, Kentucky. Zach joined the Army in March of 2010 arriving at Fort Campbell the following August. His awards and decorations include, the National Defense Service Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon and the Combat Action Badge. He died at age 21 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He leaves his son, Noah, his mother and stepfather, Renee and Robert Cross, his father, Steven A. Salmon, a brother, Steven, and two sisters, Kelsi and Katie.
Army
Cavalry Scout
Alpha Troop
1st Battalion
32nd Cavalry Regiment
1st Brigade Combat Team
101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Burial is at Riverview Cemetery in Aurora, Indiana

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