fort campbell generic pic 470x264FRANKFORT, Ky. (10/13/17) — Gov. Matt Bevin recognized the sacrifice today of a Fort Campbell Soldier.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee M. Smith, 35, of Arlington, Texas died while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, Bevin's office announced.

According to the Department of Defense, CW2 Smith died Nov. ‎11 at Camp Taji, Iraq, due to injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. 

Service arrangements for CW2 Smith are not yet complete.

Bevin will order flags lowered to half-staff in honor of CW2 Smith on the date of interment, and encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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