A Fort Knox soldier died Tuesday from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade in Shemal District,Afghanistan.
U.S. Army Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV, 36, of San Jose, Calif., was a Cavalry Scout assigned to Troop A, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Task Force Duke.
He first began his military service as a U.S. Marine rifleman in October 1995 and transferred to the Army in September 2005. He arrived at Fort Knox in January 2010.