The Department of Defense has announced another Hawaii-based soldier has lost his life in the Middle East.
21-year-old private first class Stephen Castellano of Long Beach, California died January 28th in Mosul, Iraq from a non-combat related injury.
Castellano was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks.
He entered the Army on February 11, 2003, from his childhood home in Long Beach, Calif., and arrived in Hawaii in April 2003.
He is survived by his parents.