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Army Spc. Thomas A. Moffitt

Died October 24, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom

21, of Wichita, Kan.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Oct. 24 in Sarobi district, Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades.

Newcomer to Campbell joined Army in 2009

By Jake Lowary

The (Clarksville, Tenn.) Leaf-Chronicle

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. — Fort Campbell soldier died Oct. 24 in eastern Afghanistan after being shot, a news release from Fort Campbell said.

According to Fort Campbell, Spc. Thomas Adam Moffitt, 21, of Wichita, Kan., died after being shot in the Sarobi district of Paktika province, Afghanistan.

Moffitt was a member of Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. He joined the Army in February 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2010, according to Fort Campbell.

Moffitt is survived by his parents, John and Brenda Moffitt, of Wichita.

Moffitt is the eighth Fort Campbell soldier to be killed this month in Afghanistan, where heavy fighting continues despite the lull in the typical “fighting season” during the summer.

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