William M. Bays, 29
Based: Ft. Campbell, Ky.
Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault)
Supporting: Operation Freedom's Sentinel
Died: June 10, 2017
Peka Valley, Afghanistan
Bays was one of three soldiers who died June 10 of gunshot wounds in Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
Sources: Times research, Defense Department, iCasualties.org