Fort Carson soldier dies in non-combat-related incident in Afghanistan

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Sgt. 1st Class Elliott J. Robbins / Photo courtesy Lt. Col. Loren Bymer, US Army Special Operations Command Spokesman

FORT CARSON, Colo. — A Fort Carson soldier died in a non-combat-related incident in Afghanistan on Sunday, the Department of Defense announced Monday.

Sgt. 1st Class Elliott J. Robbins, 31, of Ogden, Utah, died Sunday in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The department did not announce the circumstances of his death, other than to say it was not combat-related.

Robbins was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson. He was a Special Forces medical sergeant, according to the Army.

Robbins joined the Army in June 2006. He deployed to Iraq in 2007, and to Afghanistan in 2017 and 2019.

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