According to the Department of Defense, Spc. John M. Dawson, 22, of Whitinsville, Mass., died April 8 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire while he was on an escort mission. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell.
Services for Spc. Dawson will be held Monday at 11 a.m. local time at St. Gabriels the Archangel Church in Upton, Mass.
Gov. Beshear encourages individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.
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