Fort Campbell soldier killed in Afghanistan

FORT CAMPBELL, KY - Military officials are reporting a Fort Campbell Soldier has died on Saturday after being struck by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device blast, while conducting operations in Kandahar city, Afghanistan.

Specialist Michael Christopher Roberts, 23, of Watauga, Texas, was a Military Policeman, assigned to 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, Ky.  He joined the Army in November 2007 and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2011.

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