Tragic: Hispanic soldier killed during parachute training

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A young Hispanic soldier tragically died during a military exercise in Fort Stewart, Georgia.

Castrenses authorities reported that Private Jean Cruz De León died after his parachute had a training failure. The incident is under investigation.

The 20-year-old soldier was originally from Marrero, Louisiana, and was a member of the 505th infantry paratrooper regiment.

“Cruz De León was a dedicated soldier who believed in continually perfecting his craft and contributing every day to our mission”

Said Lieutenant Colonel Matthew Molly, commander of the regiment. “He was a paratrooper and an outstanding friend, whose actions helped the success of our unity.

Other soldiers remembered him with a cheerful companion, who always sought to raise the morale of the group.

Cruz De León had been in the army since May 2019. Before being a paratrooper, Cruz De León served as a grenadier and then became a radiotelephone operator (RTO).

 

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