INDIANAPOLIS — A soldier from Terre Haute has died while serving in Iraq.
The Department of Defense on Tuesday announced the death of 23-year-old Sgt. Christopher W. Curry.
According to the DOD, Curry died in a “non-combat-related incident” on Monday, May 4 in Erbil, Iraq. The incident is under investigation.
“… His honesty, lightheartedness, and wit will always be remembered by his brothers in arms. His loss is being felt immensely by Charlie Company, 3-21 Infantry, and the 1/25th SBCT. It is with a heavy heart that we say goodbye to one of our own,” Lt. Col. Jimmy Howell, 3-21 Infantry commander said.
Curry was serving with the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division based out of Fort Wainwright, Alaska.