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.

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The Defense Department says Wilbur died Aug. 12 in Kandahar. The cause of death wasn’t released.

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He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, part of the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson.

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