Army Identifies 2 Georgia-Based Soldiers Killed in Training Exercise

The U.S. Army has identified two Georgia-based soldiers who died in a weather-related incident on Tuesday while training on Yonah Mountain in Dahlonega, northern Atlanta.
In a statement released by U.S. Army Fort Benning, officials said Staff Sgt. George Taber and 2nd Lt. Evan Fitzgibbon were killed after a fallen tree struck them when severe weather forced them to shelter in place.
Two other service members suffered non-life threatening injuries, while a third soldier required hospitalization. The soldiers were treated at the scene before being transported to an area hospital, where the third soldier was listed as stable.
Taber and Fitzgibbon were pronounced deceased at the hospital….
Source: The Epoch Times

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