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PLR 18-020 - Training Exercise Mishap Claims One Soldier's Life

A Specialist assigned to 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia, died 12 December 2017 following a training exercise mishap on the installation. The Soldier was participating in a live-fire exercise when he was struck in the head and left bicep by fired 5.56 rounds. He underwent surgery but died from his injuries six days later.

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  • 19 January 2018
  • Author: Army Safety
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