Here’s the full text of a news release issued today by the Department of Defense:
“The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Spc. Kyle R. Rookey, 23, of Oswego, N.Y., died Sept. 2, in Jalalabad, Afghanistan from a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.”
We have no other information as yet.