Tampa Bay area soldier dies in non-combat related incident in Jordan

Pinellas County

U.S. Army Central & Third Army

LARGO, Fla. (WFLA) – A Tampa Bay area solider has died while serving in Jordan.

According to the Department of Defense, Spc. Nick Bravo-Regules, 20, from Largo, Florida, died June 23 while supporting operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility, from a non-combat-related incident.

The incident is currently under investigation.

The goal of the operation is to “work by, with and through regional partners to militarily defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, in order to enable whole-of-coalition governmental actions to increase regional stability,” according to the DoD’s website.

Bravo-Regules was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th ADA Brigade, Fort Bliss, Texas.

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