A US Military soldier died throughout a non-combat-related incident in Afghanistan, the Division of Protection introduced Thursday.
Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, 21, of Central Level, Oregon, died Wednesday throughout an incident at Bagram Airfield, the most important US navy base in Afghanistan.
The incident stays beneath investigation, navy officers stated.
Kimball had been assigned to third Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Fight Aviation Brigade out of Fort Drum, New York.
Kimball, who joined the Military in 2016, was an plane structural repairer, a 10th Mountain Division spokesperson confirmed to The Publish.
“Our ideas and prayers are with the household and mates of SPC Branden Kimball throughout this very tough time,” Lt. Col. Kamil Sztalkoper stated in an announcement. “The lack of any Mountain Soldier has an enduring affect on each member of the group. The 10th Mountain Division mourns the lack of SPC Kimball, he can be missed from our formations.”
Kimball, who’s survived by his mom, had acquired navy commendations together with the Nationwide Protection Service Medal and the World Struggle on Terrorism Service Medal, Sztalkoper stated.
Further particulars on Kimball’s dying weren’t supplied.