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Lebanon soldier killed in Afghanistan

Source: Fort Campbell Source: Fort Campbell

 CINCINNATI (FOX19) - According to the Department of Defense, Army Spc. James C. Robinson, 27, of Lebanon, Ohio, died Aug. 28 at Paktika, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire. 

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.

Robinson joined the Army in February 2005 and arrived at Fort Campbell in November 2005. He was a graduate of Monroe High School, where he played soccer and was in the science club.

"Jimmy Robinson was a very good student when he was in the Monroe Schools." said superintendent Elizabeth Lolli. "He was a young man of high character. He was fun loving and very outgoing, from what I have been told."

School administrators will remember Robinson on Friday night before the football game between Monroe and Ross. A moment of silence will be observed and taps will be played.

Funeral arrangements have not been announced.

His awards and decorations include: Bronze Star; Purple Heart; Army Commendation Medal; Army Good Conduct Medal; Army Service Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Afghanistan Campaign Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Overseas Service Ribbon; NATO Medal; Combat Infantry Badge; and Weapons Qualification, M4, expert.

Robinson is survived by his wife, Kathryn E. Robinson, daughter Victoria A. Robinson and step-daughter, Emily B. Cable, all of Fort Campbell; father, James R. Robinson and mother, Kimberly Robinson, both of Middletown, Ohio.

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