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A soldier who died in Iraq on Veterans Day has been identified

November 13, 2017

The Department of Defense on Monday announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee M. Smith, 35, of Arlington, Texas, died Nov. ‎11 at Camp Taji, Iraq, due to injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

Lee M. Smith (Twitter)

He was assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

The incident is under investigation.

This is a Department of Defense press release.