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Fort Campbell soldier killed in Afghanistan

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Sgt. James Darrough Sgt. James Darrough
FORT CAMPBELL, KY (WSMV) -

A Fort Campbell soldier was killed by a bomb in Afghanistan on Saturday.

Sgt. James Darrough, 38, of Austin, TX, died after being struck by a blast from an improvised explosive device in Kabul.

Darrough was a financial management technician with the 101st Sustainment Brigade.

He is survived by his parents, Robert Darrough of Charlotte, NC and Janelle Darrough of Livingston, TX; his wife, Isaura Darrough; sons, Justin and Jared Darrough and daughters, Julianna and Jenna Darrough, all of Clarksville.

The U.S. Army lists his awards and decorations, which include: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Joint Service Commendation Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal with service star, Southwest Asia Service Medal with service star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, United Nations Medal, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal, Expert Field Medical Badge and Combat Action Badge.

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