FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — Fort Carson, the Colorado Army post, is holding a memorial for a soldier from Illinois who died in a noncombat incident in Afghanistan.
Thirty-six-year-old Staff Sgt. Christopher A. Wilbur of Granite City will be honored Thursday in a service at his home post.READ MORE: Tri-County Health Investigating After Deer Trail School District Parents Claim Mask Mandate Is Being Ignored
The Defense Department says Wilbur died Aug. 12 in Kandahar. The cause of death wasn’t released.READ MORE: 'Shady... Cronyism' At Denver Parks And Rec Says City Council Member
He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, part of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson.MORE NEWS: Colfax Marathon Returns To The Streets After Pandemic
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