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Army Staff Sgt. Adam L. Dickmyer

Died October 28, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom


26, of Winston-Salem, N.C.; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Oct. 28 near Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Was 8-year veteran of Army; newcomer to Campbell

By Jake Lowary

The (Clarksville, Tenn.) Leaf-Chronicle

An improvised explosive device killed a Fort Campbell soldier on Oct. 28 near Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Adam L. Dickmyer, 26, of Winston-Salem, N.C., died after his dismounted foot patrol was hit with an IED in the dangerous southern province. He was a member of 2nd Battalion, 502th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team.

Dickmyer was an infantryman. He joined the Army in 2002 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2009. He is survived by his wife, Melinda K. Dickmyer of Arlington, Va.; his father, David Dickmyer of Winston-Salem; and his mother, Stephanie L. Dickmyer of New Port Richey, Fla.

Dickmyer’s awards and decorations include Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal; Army Achievement Medal; Army Superior Unit Award; Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Non Commissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon; Air Assault Badge; Expert Infantry Badge; Parachutists Badge; Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Identification Badge and Marksmanship Qualification Expert Badge.

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