Drum not chosen for Army Corps HQ

WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES The sign on New York State Route 11 northbound, welcoming people to the main entrance to Fort Drum.

FORT DRUM — A 10th Mountain Division soldier died Wednesday in Afghanistan from a non-combat injury, the U.S. Department of Defense announced Thursday.

Spc. Branden Tyme Kimball, 21, from Central Point, Oregon, died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. Military officials said the incident remains under investigation.

Spc. Kimball was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, stationed at Fort Drum.

Officials said he was deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

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