Fort Campbell Soldier Dies in Afghanistan

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

A soldier based at Fort Campbell has died of wounds he suffered in combat in Afghanistan.

The military says Private First Class Timothy Vimoto died on June 5, 2007. Insurgents struck his unit with small-arms fire in the Korengal Valley in Afghanistan.

A spokeswoman at Fort Campbell says the 19-year-old's home base was Camp Ederle in Italy.

He was assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, the same brigage where his father serves.

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