Five U.S soldiers were killed 16th April 2011 at FOB Gamberi, Nangarhar province when an Afghan National Army soldier attacked them with grenades.
Captain Charles E. Ridgley Jr., aged 40 from Baltimore, Maryland. Capt. Ridgley served with the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, based in Alaska.
Sergeant 1st class, Charles L. Adkins aged 36 from Sandusky, Ohio
Staff Sergeant Cynthia R. Taylor, aged 39 from Columbus
Sergeant Linda L. Pierre, aged 28 from Immokalee, Florida
Specialist Joseph B. Cemper, aged 21 from Warrensburg, Montana
All four served with the 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne based at Fort Campbell, Kentucky.