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Navy identifies chief who died of COVID

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The U.S. Navy on Wednesday identified a sailor who died of COVID complications on Monday as Chief Hull Technician Justin Huf, 39. Assigned to the Virginia-based Assault Craft Unit 4, Huf tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday and was admitted to Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk the following day, the Navy’s Expeditionary Strike Group 2 […]

Army identifies 5 soldiers killed in Sinai UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash

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The Army Saturday morning identified the five soldiers killed Thursday in a helicopter crash while on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Massachusetts, Staff Sgt. […]

Army identifies 5 soldiers killed in Sinai UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash

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The Army Saturday morning identified the five soldiers killed Thursday in a helicopter crash while on a peacekeeping mission in the Sinai. Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Massachusetts, Staff Sgt. […]

Navy identifies TR sailor who fatally shot himself while on watch

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A junior sailor who fatally shot himself Tuesday while standing watch on a San Diego Navy pier has been identified as Seaman Isaiah Glenn Silvio Peralta. Precisely what happened remains unclear, but officials said this week that the 20-year-old Peralta shot himself on the Naval Air Station North Island pier at about 8 a.m. Tuesday. […]

Army identifies Night Stalkers killed in California Black Hawk training crash

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Two members of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) died Aug, 27 from injuries sustained when their MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed during an aircraft mishap while training in California, officials announced Saturday morning. Staff Sgt. Vincent P. Marketta, 33, of Brick, New Jersey, and Sgt. Tyler M. Shelton, 22, of San Bernardino, California, […]

Corps identifies Marine found dead in Bahrain

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The Corps has identified Sgt. Trevor Goldyn as the Marine found dead Tuesday in Bahrain. Goldyn was assigned to the 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade at the time of his death, 1st Lt. John Coppola said in a Wednesday press release. His death is still under investigation, the release said. A Tuesday press release said the […]

Corps identifies Marine killed by self-inflicted gunshot after active shooter situation

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The Corps identified Lance Cpl. Casey R. Hayden as the Marine who died from a self-inflicted wound after an active shooter incident on Tuesday. Around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday military police aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California, responded to reports of gunshots from the young Marine, Marine Corps Times previously reported. […]

Navy identifies Theodore Roosevelt chief who died July 2

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The U.S. Navy has identified a sailor assigned to the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt who died Thursday “following a medical emergency” aboard the ship. The Navy has yet to specify the nature of the medical emergency suffered by Chief Aviation Electronics Technician Justin Calderone that prompted his medical evacuation from the ship. Calderone was declared […]

Corps identifies Marine who drowned aboard Camp Lejeune

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A young Marine drowned in the waters on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, on Wednesday, according to a Marine Corps press release. Lance Cpl. David W. Hollinger, 20, from McDonough, Georgia, disappeared in the water near the French Creek boat dock, the press release said. The Marine, a combat engineer with the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, […]

Pentagon identifies soldier who died in non-combat incident in Jordan

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The death of a U.S. soldier supporting operations in U.S. Central Command is currently under investigation, Pentagon officials confirmed Wednesday. Spc. Nick Bravo Regules, 20, from Largo, Florida, died Tuesday in Jordan from a non-combat-related incident. The soldier was a member of 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment. Coronavirus is not considered a factor […]