The Pentagon just sent out a news release informing the public that Sgt. Carlos Gill, who was serving in Afghanistan, succumbed to an undisclosed illness at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington.
According to the Defense Department, Sgt. Gill was flown out of Afghanistan from Kandahar Air Field on December 19, 2009. He was serving in the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.
The 25-year-old soldier lived in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and was stationed at Fort Lewis in the state of Washington before his deployment.
Further information is limited, but this site will certainly post more if it becomes available. In the meantime, let's all think about this fallen soldier's loved ones.