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Army Cpl. Jacob R. Carver
Died November 13, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
20, of Freeman, Mo.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Nov. 13 in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb and struck his unit. Also killed were Spc. Jacob C. Carroll and Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira.
8 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Afghanistan
The Associated Press
FORT CAMPELL, Ky. — Eight Fort Campbell soldiers were killed over the weekend in two separate attacks in Afghanistan.
Three soldiers were killed in Kandahar province on Saturday when a suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb in southern Afghanistan, the military said Tuesday. They were 27-year-old Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira of Davie, Fla.; 20-year-old Cpl. Jacob R. Carver of Freeman, Mo.; and 20-year-old Spc. Jacob C. Carroll of Clemmons, N.C.
They were assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division.
Five soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team were killed in a separate attack Sunday in eastern Afghanistan, Fort Campbell spokeswoman Kelly DeWitt said Tuesday. The military did not release details on the attack or their names.
Rivadeneira joined the Army in May 2003 and arrived at Fort Campbell in May 2009. He is survived by his wife, Melissa Rivadeneira and son, Juan A. Rivadeneira of Germany; and mother, Yenni S. Rivadeneira of Venezuela.
Carver joined the Army in September 2008 and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2009. He is survived by his mother, Rosa M. Carver, and father, Arthur F. Carver, of Freeman, Mo.
Carroll joined the Army in January 2009 and arrived at Fort Campbell in June 2009. He is survived by his mother, Cole M. Masear of Archdale, N.C.; and father, Jackie C. Carroll of Clemmons, N.C.