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Soldier from Mountainair dies from noncombat related incident in Africa

Soldier from Mountainair dies from noncombat related incident in Africa

Justine Lopez
Updated: February 15, 2020 09:01 PM
Created: February 15, 2020 08:55 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -  A solider from Mountainair, New Mexico died at Camp Lemmonier, Djibouti on Thursday.

Pfc. Walter Lewark, 26, died from a noncombat related incident. Pfc. Lewark was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom-Horn of Africa. The incident is under investigation.

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Lewark was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 200th Infantry Regiment, 93d Troop Command, New Mexico Army National Guard, Rio Rancho, New Mexico. 

He also served as a Mountainair volunteer firefighter and a Mountainair police officer.


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