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Sunday, June 5, 2016

Fort Hood Deaths In Flooding Raises Questions About Training


By Big Story, June 04, 2016 

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Nine Fort Hood soldiers who died when a rain-swollen creek swept their vehicle into rushing waters were in the right place for their intended training, according to the U.S. Army.

Yet the tragedy is prompting multiple investigations into the circumstances of the deaths and how the military may handle risky training conditions in the future.

The lead Army agency on safety and occupational health dispatched a team to Fort Hood on Friday to investigate the circumstances of the Thursday training exercise on the sprawling Army base.


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