1SG. Russell Bell

1st Sgt. Russell Bell, U.S. Army, age 37, of Tyler, Texas, assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died Aug. 2, 2012, in Zharay, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an enemy improvised explosive device.