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Two Fort Campbell Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Eric Shaw and David Thomas Eric Shaw and David Thomas

FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. - Two 101st Airborne soldiers have been killed in the Konar province of Afghanistan after insurgents opened fire. 

The Defense Department said that 40-year-old Spc. David W. Thomas died Sunday in Konar. Thirty-one year-old Staff Sgt. Eric B. Shaw, of Exeter, Maine, also died in the attack. 

Shaw leaves behind a wife and two daughters who live in Clarksville. He's also survived by his mother. 

Thomas was originally from St. Petersburg, Florida. He leaves behind a wife, son, daughter and step-son who live in Fort Campbell. He also has a daughter in Florida and a son in Ohio. 

Shaw and Thomas were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. 

Fellow soldiers will hold a memorial service in Afghanistan. Fort Campbell holds a remembrance ceremony each month. The next one will be July 21 at 4 p.m.

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