Soldier’s Non-Combat Related Death Under Investigation
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
The non-combat related death of Army Spc. Anthony R. Maddox, 22, is under investigation. Maddox died July 22 in a military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany from injuries related to an incident in Andar, Afghanistan, according to the Department of Defense.
The Pentagon has released no further information about the incident that caused Maddox's death.
Maddox was from Port Arthur, Texas. He was assigned to the 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum in New York.
A Fort Drum news release reports Maddox joined the Army in January 2011. He deployed with his unit to Afghanistan in January 2013:
Maddox's awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Combat Action Badge.
Maddox is survived by his father, mother, and stepfather.