A soldier from the 101st Airborne Division of Ft. Campbell died Thursday of injuries he sustained while fighting in Afghanistan.
Sergeant Jeremy R. Summers was injured in small arms fire while on dismounted patrol in Paktika province Tuesday. Summers, 27, was from Mt. Olivet, Kentucky.
He was a fire support specialist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). He joined the Army in March 2005 and arrived at Ft. Campbell in August 2009.
Summers is survived by his mother, Laura Jo Summers, and father, Kenneth M. Summers, both of Mt. Olivet.