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An airman from Rhode Island has died in a non-combatant incident, the Defense Department said Monday.
Master Sgt. David L. Poirier, 52, of North Smithfield, R.I., died Feb. 28 from a non-combat related incident while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. His death is under investigation.
He was assigned to the 157th Operations Support Squadron, Pease Air National Guard Base, N.H. According to the Guard’s website, the unit provides support services for air refueling operations.
Air Force Times will provide more information as details become available.