The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), on July 6, announced the death of a Oregon National Guardsman who was supporting Operation Joint Guardian at Camp Novo Selo, Kosovo.
Pfc. Alexander Blake Klass, 20, from Willamina, Oregon, died as the result of a non-combat related incident, on July 4. Klass was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team of Oregon National Guard at Springfield, Oregon.
The Pentagon statement said that the incident is under investigation.