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Fort Carson Soldier dies overseas of non-combat illness

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A U.S. Solider died May, 3, 2014, in Homburg, Germany, of a non-combat related, unspecified illness.

The Department of Defense said that Pfc. Daniela Rojas, 19, of Los Angeles, California, was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division out of Fort Carson, Colorado.

Pfc. Rojas was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom at the time of her death. Reasons surrounding her death are not under investigation.

Media sources may contact the Fort Carson public affairs office at 719-526-7525/4143 or after duty hours at 719-526-5500 for additional information on this Soldier, including previous deployments and commendations.

The 12th Infantry Regiment is one of the oldest and most decorated regiments of the United States Army.

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