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 with the post said the name of the ninth soldier who died won’t be released until the family can be notified.
Officials identified the soldiers as
Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel Colonvazquez, 38, of Brooklyn, New YorkSpc. Christine Faith Armstrong, 27, of Twentynine Palms, CaliforniaPfc. Brandon Austin Banner, 22, of Milton, FloridaPfc. Zachery Nathaniel Fuller, 23, of Palmetto, FloridaPvt. Isaac Lee Deleon, 19, of San Angelo, TexasPvt. Eddy Raelaurin Gates, 20, of Dunn, North CarolinaPvt. Tysheena Lynette James, 21, of Jersey City, New JerseyCadet Mitchell Alexander Winey, 21, of Valparaiso, Indiana.
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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.