US Soldier Serving in Kuwait Found Dead

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As the sun rises, a soldier hikes along a 12-mile road march course. (U.S. Army: Sgt. Scott Lamberson)
As the sun rises, a soldier hikes along a 12-mile road march course. (U.S. Army: Sgt. Scott Lamberson)

The Army announced Tuesday that one of its soldiers has died while serving in Kuwait.

The soldier, who has not been identified, was found dead in his living quarters Monday at Ali Al Salem Air Base in Kuwait, according to a news release from U.S. Army Central.

"This incident is not combat related, and the name of the soldier is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin," the release states. "We send our heartfelt condolences to the family of the deceased."

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The cause of the death is under investigation, according to the release.

Last May, Sgt. Christopher Wesley Curry died in a non-combat incident in Erbil, Iraq, while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Curry, a 23-year-old native of Terre Haute, Indiana, was assigned to the 25th Infantry's 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, at Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

-- Matthew Cox can be reached at matthew.cox@military.com.

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