US soldier dies in Abu Dhabi

Travis R. Tamayo, 32 was killed in a non-combat-related incident

The US Department of Defence has confirmed that an American soldier died in Abu Dhabi on September 16 in a “non-combat-related incident”.

Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas, was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve, the military offensive against ISIL in Iraq and Syria.

Tamayo was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion at Fort Gordon in Georgia.

The incident is currently under investigation, the DOD said.