The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt 1st Class Ruben J. Villa Jr, 36, of El Paso, Texas, died on Aug 18, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from a non-combat related cause. Villa was assigned to the Area Support Group (CFLCC) , Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
The incident is under investigation.
Media with questions about this soldier can contact the Army Public Affairs Office at (703) 692-2000.