SPC Jay L. Sevier, 4/1st Special Warfare Training Group


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Jan 3, 2007
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http://news.soc.mil/releases/News Archive/2009/September/090923-01.html

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (USASOC News Service, Sept. 23, 2009) – A Soldier assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Special Warfare Training Group (Airborne) died Sept. 19 while exercising at a gym in Fayetteville.

Spc. Jay L. Sevier, 28, of Austin, Texas, was pronounced dead by doctors at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center, in Fayetteville, at approximately 4 p.m.

“It’s always tragic to lose a Soldier, especially in such an unexpected way,” said Maj. Gen. Thomas R. Csrnko, commander of the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School. “But our focus now is with Spc. Sevier’s family. Our thoughts and prayers are with them during this difficult time.”

Sevier joined the Army in August 2007 and attended Infantry One Station Unit Training and Airborne School at Fort Benning, Ga., before arriving at USAJFKSWCS to attend the Special Forces Qualification Course. Sevier was in the fourth phase of the six-phase course to be a Special Forces Communications Sergeant.

Sevier’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Parachutist Badge.

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