Bragg Soldier Dies During Training




 
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Bragg Soldier Dies During Training
 
September 7th, 2008  
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Bragg Soldier Dies During Training
Fayetteville (NC) Observer
September 7, 2008
By Associated Press
The military is investigating the death of an Airborne soldier who collapsed and died during physical training on Fort Bragg.
The Army said in a news release Saturday that 44-year-old Staff Sgt. Huy Nguyen of Inglewood, Calif., died Friday. A cause of death has not been determined.
Nguyen was a CH-47 Helicopter Flight Engineer with Company B, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. He joined in the Army in 1996 and joined the division earlier this month.
First Sgt. Reginald Thomas says Nguyen was admired by his peers for his ability to remain calm during stressful situations.
Nguyen’s awards and decorations include the Air Medal, Army Commendation Medal with three oak leaf clusters, Afghan Campaign Medal and Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
 


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