Soldier Killed In Kosovo In A Non-Combat Related Incident

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U.S. Army National Guard photo / Staff Sgt. Michael Davis.

A U.S. soldier was killed on May 24 in Kosovo in a non-combat related incident, the Pentagon announced on Friday.


  • Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Robinson, 36, died at Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo, a Defense Department news release says. Robinson was assigned to the 155th Medical Detachment, 261st Medical Battalion, 44th Medical Brigade, based at Fort Bragg in North Carolina.
  • "We're extremely saddened by the death Staff Sgt. Conrad Robinson,” Lt. Col. Kevin Kelly, commander of the 261st Medical Battalion, said in a statement. “Staff Sgt. Robinson was known around the battalion for his infectious smile, humor and kind heart. He was the definition of selfless service and took the time every day to listen and mentor soldiers. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends during this difficult time."
  • The incident is under investigation.

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