Immediate Release

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

May 21, 2020

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel.

1st Lt. Trevarius Ravon Bowman, 25, from Spartanburg, South Carolina, died May 19, 2020, in Bagram Air Force Base, Afghanistan, from a non-combat-related incident. The incident is under investigation.

Bowman was assigned to Company B, 198th Signal Battalion, 261st Signal Brigade, Newberry, South Carolina. The unit is attached to the 228th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, South Carolina National Guard.

For more information regarding 1st Lt. Trevarius R. Bowman, media may contact Capt. Jessica C. Donnelly, South Carolina Army National Guard Public Affairs at 803-299-5304 or email at