Funerals Set For Airborne Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan

Posted at 6:53 PM, Jun 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-17 19:53:58-04

Funeral services have been set for three U.S. soldiers from Fort Campbell who were killed in Afghanistan.

The Defense Department said Sergeant Eric M. Houck, Sergeant William M. Bays, and Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge died of gunshot wounds on June 10 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. They were part of the 101st Airborne Division based at Fort Campbell, located on the Kentucky-Tennessee line.

Governor Bill Haslam's office said funeral services for Houck have been scheduled Tuesday at the Community Chapel on Fort Campbell, followed by graveside service at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.

Visitations for Bays will be at McReynolds-Nave & Larson Funeral Home in Clarksville, Tennessee on Thursday and at the Community Chapel on the base Friday. Burial information wasn’t available.

Baldridge's funeral will be in North Carolina.