Marine dies during training at Twentynine Palms


Marine dies during training at Twentynine Palms

A Marine died on Wednesday after collapsing during training at Twentynine Palms, California. 

A Facebook post from Brig. Gen. Roger Turner, commanding general of the Marine Air-Ground Task Force Training Command, Marine Corps Ground Combat Center, said that the Marine “collapsed while training and was rushed to the hospital.”

“Immediate life saving measures were performed, but the Marine was pronounced dead this morning,” Turner said. 

The Marine's death is currently under investigation.

“On behalf of the command team, I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the Marine's family, friends, and unit,” Turner's post said.  

Haley Britzky

Haley Britzkyis the Army reporter for Task & Purpose, covering the daily happenings in the Army and how they impact soldiers and their families, as well as broader national security issues. Originally from Texas, Haley previously worked at Axios before joining Task & Purpose in January 2019. Contact the author here.

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