Pfc. Chad M. Trimble
Pfc. Chad M. Trimble

Media Release

A 101st Airborne Division Soldier died May 28 from wounds suffered when his convoy encountered an improvised explosive device near Gardez, Afghanistan.

Pfc. Chad M. Trimble, 29, of West Covina, Calif., was an infantryman assigned to C Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team.

He entered the Army in October 2006 and arrived at Fort Campbell in March 2007.

He is survived by his wife, Rosanna; two daughters, Steffani and Micaela, all of Fort Campbell, Ky.; and parents, Timothy and Nancy, of West Covina, Calif.

Trimble's awards and decorations include: National Defense Service Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; and Weapons Qualification, M4, expert.

In a seperate incident, a 101st Airborne Division Soldier died Sunday from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device in the al Jazeera Desert of Iraq.

Memorial services for the fallen Soldiers will be held in theater. Fort Campbell holds a monthly Eagle Remembrance Ceremony the second Wednesday of each month.