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US Navy sailor dies in Africa

The Pentagon (David B. Gleason/Wikimedia Commons)
June 20, 2018

A U.S. Navy sailor has died in Africa, the Pentagon announced late Tuesday.

Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew I. Holzemer, of Tennessee, died June 17 at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, from a non-combat related incident.

The sailor was supporting Special Operations Command Forward – East Africa for U.S. Africa Command.

There are no other details available at this time, and the incident is under investigation, the Pentagon said.

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