A soldier of the U.S. military died of a non-combat related incident in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

“The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel,” Pentagon said in a statement.

It also added “1st Lt. Joseph Trent Allbaugh, 24, from Folsom, California, died as the result of a non-combat-related incident, July 12, 2020, in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.”

According to Pentagon Allbaugh was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 108th ADA Brigade, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


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