Sunday, June 5, 2016

Two Fort Hood Soldiers Lost in Flood From Florida

Fort Hood releases names of soldiers killed in training accident
FOX News
June 5, 2016

Fort Hood officials released the names of eight of the nine soldiers Saturday who were killed earlier this week in Texas after floodwaters overturned an Army tactical vehicle at a low-water crossing during a training exercise.

Officials identified the soldiers as

Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel Colonvazquez, 38, of Brooklyn, New York
Spc. Christine Faith Armstrong, 27, of Twentynine Palms, California
Pfc. Brandon Austin Banner, 22, of Milton, Florida
Pfc. Zachery Nathaniel Fuller, 23, of Palmetto, Florida
Pvt. Isaac Lee Deleon, 19, of San Angelo, Texas
Pvt. Eddy Raelaurin Gates, 20, of Dunn, North Carolina
Pvt. Tysheena Lynette James, 21, of Jersey City, New Jersey
Cadet Mitchell Alexander Winey, 21, of Valparaiso, Indiana.
Officials with the post said the name of the ninth soldier who died won’t be released until the family can be notified.
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Pfc. Zachery Fuller, 23, was a "health nut," she said. A Palmetto resident and third-generation soldier, he especially loved the camaraderie of the military.