Army Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Thomas Jr., 31, died in Helmand, Afghanistan on June 10. The incident that caused his death is under investigation, according to the Pentagon.
Thomas was from Pensacola, Florida. He was assigned to the 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Kleber Kaserne, Germany.
The Department of Defense has released no further information on the circumstances surrounding Thomas's death.