Soldiers Killed in Iraq

A soldier based out of Fort Campbell and two Marines, have paid the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq.

Twenty-year-old Lance Corporal Thomas Echols of Shepherdsville, Ky., was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was killed.

The military has not released details of Echols’ death but he was stationed at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Twenty-two-year-old Army specialist Dustin Adkins and 39-year-old Major Trane McCloud died while making an emergency helicopter landing in a lake in Anbar.

Adkins was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq. McCloud served almost 17 years with the Marines.