101st Airborne Soldier Dies During Live-Fire Training Exercise
A soldier with the 101st Airborne Division Died during a live-fire exercise at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, Louisiana.
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An investigation is currently underway but many details regarding the soldiers death are not being released until family is first notified, according to a press release given by unit spokesman Master Sergeant Kevin Doheny on May 11.
The soldier was transported to Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital after emergency responders reported to the scene. He was later pronounced dead.
The Joint Readiness Training Center is where troops spend weeks at a time taking part in large scale training exercises.
This death comes just days after the death of Navy Seal trainee, Seaman James Derek Lovelace, during a training exercise in a pool in Coronado California.
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