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Keith Allen Campbell

Specialist 4, Army

Born: March 3, 1946
Hometown: Arlington
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: February 8, 1967
Died In: Bien Hoa Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Distinguished Service Cross, Good Conduct Medal, Meritorious Unit Commendation, National Defense Service Medal, Presidential Unit Citation, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

SPC4 Campbell served with the 1st Battalion, 503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, 11th Special Forces (Green Beret). On February 8th, 1967 he was killed in action by enemy fire as he knowingly and willingly treated and shielded his patient with his own body. Annually, the Keith Campbell Award is presented to an outstanding soldier through the George Washington Chapter of the Association of the United States Army. On November 14, 2006 the Fort Sam Houston Library was memorialized by renaming it the Keith A Campbell Memorial Library.

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