WARE (CBS) — A US Army soldier has died in a non-combat-related incident in Iraq, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.
Pfc. Brian Odiorne, 21, of Ware, died Monday while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve outside of Ramadi, Iraq.READ MORE: 'The Most Horrible Experience': Logan Airport Travelers Outraged Over Spirit Airlines Cancelations
Odiorne was a member of the 1st Cavalry Division, based out of Fort Hood, Texas.READ MORE: Jury Selected In Trial Of Thomas Latanowich, Charged With Killing Yarmouth Police Sgt. Sean Gannon
Officials at Fort Hood said he entered service as a cannon crewmember in October 2015.
They said he had been awarded with the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Army Service Medal–and that he was being posthumously awarded with the Inherent Resolve Campaign Medal and Overseas Service Ribbon.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Temporary': Federal Eviction Moratorium Extended For Another 2 Months
The cause of his death was not yet known, but the Department of Defense said it was under investigation.