From left to right: Pfc. Antonio Gilbert Garcia, 21, of Phoenix, Arizona; Cpl. Thomas Cole Walker, 22, of Conneaut, Ohio; and Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Andrew Jenkins, 41, of Gainesville, Florida (U.S. Army/Facebook)

CONNEAUT, Ohio — The U.S. military has identified a man from Conneaut, Ohio was one of three U.S. Army soldiers killed in a training accident early Sunday morning in Georgia.

Cpl. Thomas Cole Walker, 22, was in an armored vehicle when it rolled off a bridge and submerged upside down in a stream at 3:20 a.m. at Fort Stewart, according to Stars and Stripes. Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Andrew Jenkins, 41, of Gainesville, Florida, and Pfc. Antonio Gilbert Garcia, 21, of Phoenix, Arizona, also died in the accident.

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A Bradley firing a TOW missile. (DoD photo/Wikiimedia Commons)

Early in 2018, reports emerged that the Pentagon was considering heavily upgrading its fleet of Bradley infantry fighting vehicles to an M2A5 model with a new 30-millimeter gun turret and capacity for a full nine-soldier squad.

However, an annual report makes clear that M2A5 Bradley concept has been canceled in favor of procuring an even more heavily-armed successor sooner—though the Pentagon is moving ahead with plans for a more agile M2A4 model carrying an Active Protection System capable of intercepting incoming missiles and rockets.

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