Spc. Lashawn D. Evans, 24, of Columbia, died Feb. 15 in Baghdad province, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division,Fort Riley, Kan., according to a release from the U.S. Department of Defense.
The release stated Evans died while supporting Operation New Dawn.
A spokesman for the 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley could provide no other details.