An Army solider from San Diego County has died in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.
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Chief Warrant Officer Deric M. Rasmussen, 33, of Oceanside died Sunday in a non-combat-related incident, according to the DOD. Defense officials did not give more details into Rasmussen’s death.
Rasmussen was deployed to Mazar E Sharif in northern Afghanistan.
Rasmussen was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas and was a member of Company C, 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade.