The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom-Horn of Africa.
Private First Class Walter Lewark, 26, from Mountainair, New Mexico, died February 13, 2020, at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.
Lewark was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 200th Infantry Regiment, 93d Troop Command, New Mexico Army National Guard, Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He was also a member of the Mountainair Police Department and was married in September.