Smith, Rusten
Army Chief warrant officer 2

Rusten Smith, age 32, from Rolla, Missouri, Phelps county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Mitchell, Taylor
Army Staff sergeant

Taylor Mitchell, age 30, from Mountain Brook, Alabama, Jefferson county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Esparza, Zachary
Army Chief warrant officer 2

Zachary Esparza, age 36, from Jackson, Missouri, Cape Girardeau county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Bolanos, Emilie Marie Eve
Army Corporal

Emilie Marie Eve Bolanos, age 23, from Austin, Texas, Travis county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News, Austin American Statesman (2023)

Healy, Aaron
Army Warrant officer 1

Aaron Healy, age 32, from Cape Coral, Florida, Lee county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Gore, Joshua C
Army Staff sergeant

Joshua C Gore, age 25, from Morehead City, North Carolina, Carteret county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Barnes, Jeffery
Army Warrant officer 1

Jeffery Barnes, age 33, from Milton, Florida, Santa Rosa county.

Service era: Post war on terror
Military history: 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News, Pensacola News Journal (2023)

Solinas, David Jr.
Army Sergeant

David Jr. Solinas, age 23, from Oradell, New Jersey, Bergen county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News

Gayo, Isaac John
Army Sergeant

Isaac John Gayo, age 27, from Los Angeles, California, Los Angeles county.

Service era: Post war on terror

Date of death: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Death details: Among nine killed in a mid-air collision involving two Black Hawk helicopters near Fort Campbell, Kentucky during a routine training mission.

Source: CBS News