Airman from Juneau dies in Afghanistan

Posted: Friday, January 28, 2011

Tech. Sgt. Leslie D. Williams, 36, of Juneau was killed at Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan Tuesday “due to a non-combat related incident,” the Department of Defense announced Thursday.

He was assigned to the 4th Maintenance Group at the Seymour Johnson Air Force Base in North Carolina. No further information was released on the incident.

According to a Juneau Empire article printed in 2003, he was born and raised in Juneau.

His unit was part of Operation Enduring Freedom.

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