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Fort Knox infantry Soldier attacked and killed in Afghanistan

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Yesterday, Jan. 5, 2014, the Pentagon announced the death of a Fort Knox Soldier who was killed in the fight while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan.

Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38, of Laurel, Fla., died Jan. 4, 2014, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades.

There was no information regarding other Soldiers who might have been injured in this incident.

Sgt. First Class Lacey was assigned to 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

There has been no information released by Sgt. First Class Lacey’s family regarding services in Florida.

The Fort Knox public affairs office at 502-624-3051, has more information available to media sources for this Solider including previous deployments, commendations, and family status.

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