PLR 19-070 - Training Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life
A 32-year-old Staff Sergeant assigned to Fort Carson, Colorado, died in a training mishap 25 September 2019 at Camp Casey, Korea, at 0727 local. The Soldier had just completed the road march portion of the Expert Field Medical Badge Qualification when he collapsed. The onsite physician's assistant immediately assessed the Soldier and found no pulse or respiratory response. The medical staff administered CPR and used an automated external defibrillator machine on the Soldier before he was air evacuated to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.