的 Department of Defense identified the airman who died in the United Arab Emirates Friday as Capt. Kelliann Leli, 30, of Parlin, 新泽西.
She died in a “non-combat related vehicle incident,” authorities said Saturday.
的 空军 is not releasing any more details while her death is under investigation.
Leli was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel and was assigned to the 60th Healthcare Operations Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, 加利福尼亚州.
There are about 3,500 我们. military personnel stationed in the United Arab Emirates right now, 根据 Congressional Research Service.
The country is a key ally to the United States in countering 伊朗 and was one of the first Gulf nations to normalize relations with Israel earlier this year.