The Defense Department sa that 26-year-old Sgt. John M. Rogers of Scottsdale died Sunday, in Afghanistan of a non-combat injury.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team.
He entered the Army in June 2004 and arrived at Fort Campbell in April 2009.
Survivors include his wife, Zuleika F. Rogers of Scottsdale; father, John H. Rogers of Kansas City, Mo.; and mother, Pamela S. Bryan, of Pawtucket, R.I.