Texas-Based Soldier Dies Of Wounds Suffered In Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (September 14, 2013)--Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr., 24, of Fontana, Calif., died Friday at Brooke Army Medical Center of wounds he suffered in a non-combat related incident on April 21 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, the military said Saturday.

No further details were released.

Thomas was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Bliss in El Paso.