A U.S. Army warrant officer supporting Operation Inherent Resolve died on September, 16 in the middle east.
Warrant Officer Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas, died in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, in a non-combat-related incident. According to the DoD, the incident is under investigation.
Tamayo was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia.
The 202d MI Battalion is an echelon-above-corps battalion capable of rapid deployment into a bare base, hostile environment to provide theater level sustained counterintelligence and interrogation support for U.S. ARCENT and USCENTCOM Forces.