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Milwaukee Army recruit dies during basic training at Fort Jackson

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Pierce County Herald
Milwaukee Army recruit dies during basic training at Fort Jackson
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

Army officials in South Carolina confirm that a recruit from Wisconsin has died while training at Fort Jackson.

Pvt. Jonathan Morales died after a training march early Wednesday.

Morales had taken part in the road march as he was wrapping up his basic training.

Base officials say the private was taken to a hospital Wednesday night.

Fort Jackson is next to Columbia, S.C. It is the largest training based used by the U.S. Army. Morales was 18 years old. He was from Milwaukee.

news@hudsonstarobserver.com
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