Air Force sergeant from Connecticut dies

An Air Force airman from Connecticut has died, according to the Department of Defense.

Staff Sgt. James T. Grotjan, 26, was from Waterford, Connecticut.

The Pentagon said he died on July 12 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident July 8 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.

He was assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. He was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

No other details about his death were released.