Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

May 5, 2020

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

Sgt. Christopher Wesley Curry, 23, from Terre Haute, Indiana, died May 4, 2020 in Erbil, Iraq, from a non-combat-related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Curry was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

For more information regarding Sgt. Christopher Curry, members of the media may contact Mr. John Pennell, U.S. Army Alaska Media Relations Chief at, 907-384-1542, or 907- 631-1909.