Soldier who died in noncombat incident in Iraq identified

U.S. Army Pfc. Brian Odiorne of Ware, Mass. died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.


By STARS AND STRIPES Published: February 21, 2017

The Pentagon has identified a 21-year-old soldier who died Monday while supporting the U.S.-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

Pfc. Brian P. Odiorne of Ware, Mass., died in a noncombat incident in Anbar province, Iraq, the Defense Department said.

The incident is under investigation.

Odiorne was assigned to the Fort Hood, Texas-based 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.