PVT Chris Castaneda

November 19, 2015

A 19-year-old soldier from South Carolina died in a non-combat related incident in Iraq on Nov. 19, the US Army reported.

Christopher Castaneda, of Fripp Island, SC, was a 10th Mountain Division Soldier with the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team serving at Al Asad Air Base.

Castaneda joined the Army in January and was deployed to Iraq in August.

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