09 Jan '18, 1pm

US soldier dies while on mission in Kosovo: The Army is investigating the death of a U.S…

US soldier dies while on mission in Kosovo: The Army is investigating the death of a U.S…

The Army is investigating the death of a U.S. soldier who died Saturday while serving as part of NATO’s peacekeeping force in Kosovo. Spc. Robert W. Jones died at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, U.S. Army Europe said Tuesday. “The death is currently under investigation,” the Army said. Jones was a Military Police dog handler assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion, based at Grafenwoehr, Germany. “Spc. Robert Jones was a remarkable Soldier,” Lt. Col. Jeffrey Searl, 709th Military Police Battalion commander, said in a statement. “He volunteered to serve his nation and we mourn his tragic loss.” The Army did not provide any details about the circumstances surrounding Jones’ death. Jones joined the Army in 2015 and has served with the 18th Military Police Brigade since April 2016, according to USAREUR. For his service in Kosovo, Jones was awarded the NATO Medal. For nearly 20 ...

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