Fort Drum soldier dies at Bagram in Afghanistan, DOD says

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: February 11, 2014

The non-combat death of a 21-year-old soldier at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan is under investigation, the Defense Department said Tuesday.

Pfc. Joshua A. Gray of Van Lear, Ky., died Monday in a non-combat-related incident, the DOD said in a news release.

Gray was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

The Associated Press reports that Gray was a satellite communications system operator maintainer who joined the Army in November 2012 and deployed to Afghanistan in January.


U.S. troops guard Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, on Feb. 21, 2012
Ahmad Massoud/Xinhua/Zuma Press/MCT


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