Department of Defense Identifies Army Casualty

Staff Sgt. David Thomas Brabander
Staff Sgt. David Thomas Brabander, 24 (Source: US Army)

Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—December 14, 2017

The Department of Defense announced this week the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Staff Sgt. David Thomas Brabander, 24, of Anchorage, Alaska, died Dec. 11 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, as a result of a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. The incident is under investigation.