Sgt. Linda L. Pierre died April 16, 2011 at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an Afghan National Army soldier attacked them with multiple grenades. She was 28.
Pierre was from Immokalee, Fla. She graduated from Immokalee High School in 2001 and attended Edison State College in Lee County. She joined the Army in 2004.
Pierre was assigned to 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.
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