Department of Defense investigating death of deployed Ft. Gordon soldier


AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Department of Defense has announced the death of a soldier who was supporting. “Operation Inherent Resolve.”

A news release states that 32- year old Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo of Brownsville, Texas, died Sept.16 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in a non-combat-related incident.
The Department of Defense states that the incident is under investigation.

Tamayo was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Gordon.

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