Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Is Navy Trying to Blame Navy SEAL's Death on Certification?

What is this story really all about? How does Marston's certification question change the fact he was unconscious as this investigation found?
Navy SEAL Who Died in Parachute Incident Was Unconscious
Associated Press
Jan 25, 2016
Marston lived in Virginia Beach and was a member of SEAL Team 6. He died during the accident on Jan. 10, 2015, in Deland, Florida.
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. -- An investigation has concluded that a Navy SEAL who died in a parachute training accident in Florida last year became unconscious after exiting the plane.

The investigation also found that Petty Officer 1st Class William Blake Marston was unable to open his main chute, The Virginian-Pilot reported. It also determined that Marston shouldn't have been on the plane to begin with because of a discrepancy over whether he was up to date with a required certification.
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