One dead, two injured in training accident

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FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, June 22, 2010) - One Range Control contractor is dead and two other people have been injured during a training accident today at Fort Bragg’s Range 77.

The Range Control contractor died at Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC) from a gunshot wound. A second Range Control contractor, who also sustained a gunshot wound, was transported via air to UNC-Chapel Hill. The third person, a Soldier who is a student at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School, was grazed in the arm and is currently being treated at WAMC.

Fort Bragg’s first responders and law enforcement officials responded immediately to the scene.

The incident is under investigation.
 

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FORT BRAGG, N.C.(USASOC News Service, June 25, 2010) – The Soldier injured in the June 22, 2010, accident on range 77 is Pfc. Zachary Tams, 25, of Gold Beach, Ore.

Pfc. Tams is a Special Forces student at the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. He was grazed in the arm and treated and released at Womack Army Medical Center.

Pfc. Tams has returned to duty. He is not available for comment in order to protect the integrity of the ongoing investigations surrounding the incident.
Media should contact the USAJFKSWCS Public Affairs Office with additional questions. Please call (910) 396-9394 or e-mail pao_swcs@soc.mil.
 
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