Fort Campbell Soldier Killed in Iraq

By Janelle Bass | 

A Fort Campbell-based soldier from Missouri has died in Iraq; after an armor-piercing grenade struck his Humvee.

Army Staff Sergeant Michael Deason, 28, was due to come home from Iraq next week and was looking forward to seeing his children.

Including Deason 168 soldiers from Fort Campbell have died in the Iraq war since it began in 2003.