JBLM Soldier Dies During Unit Physical Training

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – A soldier assigned to Joint Base Lewis-McChord died early this morning during unit physical training.  The soldier and his unit were conducting a unit run in a wooded area on JBLM Lewis North at the time of the incident.

Emergency medical staff from Madigan Army Medical Center responded to the scene and administered emergency medical treatment. The soldier was transported by ambulance to MAMC where the soldier was pronounced dead.

The name of the soldier who died is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The incident is under investigation.

All members of the JBLM community extend our condolences and support to family and friends of the soldier who died during unit physical training.

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