Russell S. Hercules, Jr.

TennesseeSpc. Russell S. Hercules, Jr., 22 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, died October 1, 2009, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. Spc. Hercules was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.