10th Group Soldier struck by lightning in critical condition


running up that hill
Jan 3, 2007
in Wonderland, with my Alice
http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2010/July/100712-06.html

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, July 12, 2010) – A Fort Carson Soldier was struck by lightning July 10 while playing paintball at the Dragon Man range in Colorado Springs, Colo.

The soldier, assigned to the Group Support Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), had moved to the top of a berm while playing a game of paintball when he was struck by lightning.

The soldier was medically evacuated by air to the University Hospital of Aurora, Colo. and was in stable condition.
For further information, media should contact the U.S. Army Special Forces Command Public Affairs Office during duty hours at (910) 432-6005 or after duty hours at (910) 689-6187.
Oh man... i hope he pulls through!!

I remember when this happened to a few of 3rd Batts squad leaders years ago.