A 19-year-old Stryker Brigade soldier from Joint Base Lewis-McChord died Nov. 5 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.
The Army has not released a cause of death for Pfc. Brandon L. Buttry, of Shenandoah, Iowa.
Buttry was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, according to a news release. He joined the Army in January and deployed to Afghanistan in July. He was trained as an infantryman.