Funeral services have been set for Spc. Carter A. Gamble Jr., a member of the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, who was killed in Iraq on June 24.
Visitation will be at the Progressive Funeral Home on Thursday from 2-7 p.m. The funeral service will be held Friday at noon at Edgewood United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the Main Post Cemetery at Fort Benning.
Gamble, 24, of Brownstown, Ind., leaves a wife Peggy and a 2-year-old daughter, Deborah. Peggy Gamble is pregnant with the couple's second child. She also has twin sons from a previous relationship — Skyler and Dallas, 7.
Cav Soldiers helping Kids: Elements of the Fort Benning-based 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team are helping to improve life for Iraqi youth by assisting with a renovation project that will cost up to $500,000.
Iraqi contractors, youth center leaders and members of the 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment and the 97th Civil Affairs Battalion, which is currently attached to 3-1 Cav, met last week in Jisr Diyala to discuss the planned improvements.
Construction is expected to begin in late July and will include renovations to the weight room, sewing room, library and arts and crafts room. Coalition forces are also expecting new computers and exercise equipment for the center.
"The renovations of the youth center will help show the youth of Jisr Diyala that there are other activities out there that can help improve their lives," said Capt. Jimmy Hathaway of Columbus, the 3-1's Headquarters Company commander. "We are going to turn this youth center into a world class facility."