U.S. Army

Army Soldier Killed In Training Exercise In Arizona

Jan 15, 2020

The U.S. Army says a soldier was killed in a routine military freefall training event in southern Arizona Tuesday.


Governor Doug Ducey has ordered flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff until sunset Tuesday in honor of a fallen soldier from Peoria, Arizona. U.S. Army Private First Class Antonio Garcia died Sunday morning during a training accident at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Garcia joined the Army last year.

(AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)

Hiroshi "Hershey" Miyamura, the son of Japanese immigrants and native of Gallup, New Mexico who was awarded the U.S. Medal of Honor for his actions in the Korean War, may have given his last public lecture.