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Local female soldier dies in Kuwait

Wednesday - 8/29/2012, 8:53am  ET

J.J. Green, wtop.com

WASHINGTON - The Department of Defense announced the death Wednesday of a local female soldier serving in a support role for the war in Afghanistan.

Army Staff Sgt. Jessica Wing, 42, of Alexandria, Va., died Monday in Kuwait City, Kuwait. She passed away in a non-combat-related incident.

Wing was assigned to the 1st Battalion of the 126th Aviation Regiment in Bangor, Maine. No other details on the cause of death are available at this time.

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