Military sources report that on Friday morning at Fort Bliss in the state of Texas, a “tactical vehicle accident” resulted in the deaths of one Army soldier and five additional injuries. It took place at the base’s training area about 9:30 in the morning, according to Fort Bliss officials. The soldiers were hurt as a result of the conflict.
The 1st Armored Division and Fort Bliss have issued statements saying that the incident is now being investigated. Finding out the condition of the injured took some time. The identity of the deceased soldier would not be made public until his family had been notified of his passing, according to officials.
The Post was notified by a public affairs official from Fort Bliss that more information about the gathering will be made public shortly. The senior installation commander of Fort Bliss and the 1st Armored Division, Major General James P. Isenhower III, issued a message of “thoughts and prayers” to the soldier’s family and other service personnel.
The 1st Armored Division, whose headquarters are at Fort Bliss, is said to train more than 17,000 individuals to operate tanks, artillery, attack helicopters, and other kinds of armored vehicles, according to its website. From Fort Bliss comes this command. This infantry unit is commonly referred to by the moniker “Old Ironsides.” The Army has not yet provided information regarding the type of vehicle that was involved in the mishap on Friday. Friday was the big day.