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Immediate Release

DoD Identifies Army Casualty

Nov. 12, 2017

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee M. Smith, 35, of Arlington, Texas, died Nov. ‎11 at Camp Taji, Iraq, due to injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. The incident is under investigation.

For more information regarding CW2 Smith, media may contact the 101st Airborne Division Public Affairs Office at (931) 217-5074 and
martin.l.odonnell.mil@mail.mil.