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Yakima Training Center: Solider dies, 2 injured during a military training exercise in Washington state

US Army Pfc. Joseph A. Marquez, 20, died following a “single-vehicle incident,” according to the news release.

The Delaware native was a member of 2-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 7th Infantry Division, at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
A Fort Stewart soldier was killed in a helicopter incident in Georgia

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of Pfc. Marquez,” said Lt. Col. Michael Filanowski, commander of 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment. “Blackhawk Squadron sends its deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. Our prayers and thoughts are with them during this difficult time.”

The two injured soldiers were taken to Yakima Memorial Hospital with minor injuries, and were treated and released, according to the news release.

The cause of the incident is under investigation.


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