Alabama soldier dies from illness after serving in Afghanistan - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Alabama soldier dies from illness after serving in Afghanistan

COVINGTON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) - An Alabama soldier has died after getting sick while serving in Afghanistan.

The military says 22-year-old Sgt. Robert Gordon II of River Falls in Covington County died Wednesday at an army hospital in Germany.

Gordon's illness was not disclosed but is described as not related to combat.

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