An Army solider from San Diego County has died in Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.
Chief Warrant Officer Deric M. Rasmussen, 33, of Oceanside died Sunday in a non-combat-related incident, according to the DoD. Defense officials did not give more details into Rasmussen’s death.
Rasmussen was deployed to Mazar E Sharif in northern Afghanistan.
The Oceanside man was stationed at Fort Hood, Texas and was a member of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade.