Accident at West Point

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  1. Korab

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    20 plus cadets involved, one airlifted to a local hospital. Apparently a troop carrier overturned near Camp Natural Bridge. Thinking of these cadets this morning...
     
  2. USMA2025Cadet

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    I’ve been keeping with the updates as they come out.... pray for these cadets, soldiers, and the families affected by this horrible accident.
     
  3. Devil Doc

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    USMCGrunt 5-Year Member

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    Very sorry to hear about this. Thoughts and prayers for all involved.
     
  6. Korab

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    One cadet is now reported to be deceased. Sad, sad morning in the service academy family.
     
  7. Capt MJ

    Capt MJ 10-Year Member

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    Mods - please merge threads.

    Sigh. The families will be overwhelmed and comforted by how the WP family will pull together and wrap them up in support and comfort. It’s the military way. The chaplains will be at their best.
     
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  8. Devil Doc

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    There's been an outbreak of military vehicle turnovers lately. Very tragic.
     
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    tug_boat 5-Year Member

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    Tragic


    Push Hard, Press Forward
     
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    No words....so sad.
     
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    kinnem Moderator 5-Year Member

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    Too many vehicles overturning. RIP cadet.
     
  12. UHBlackhawk

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    It’s a tough day at West Point. If it’s in your faith to do so please keep the entire Corps, the parents involved, and the faculty in your prayers.
     
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    Stealth_81 Super Moderator 10-Year Member Founding Member

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    Keeping the West Point community in our thoughts.

    Mod note: I have merged three separate threads on this subject into this one which may cause some disjointed comments, but the theme of everyone caring for WP remains.

    Stealth_81
     
  14. CalifStrongDad

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    Our thoughts and prayers from California for those cadets and the entire Army family.
     
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    So very sad.

    Are the summer seminar students on campus or just cadets?
     
  17. SMP

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    The vehicle was a light medium tactical vehicle - a 5-ton cargo truck with a high center of gravity. Thoughts and prayers for all.
     
  18. jl123

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    Yes. SLE 1 is going on now. They are on main post, not training site where accident occurred.
     
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    cb7893 5-Year Member

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    Same thing happened to one of my DS's soldiers at FTX (Field Training Exercise) last fall. He was just a kid from W. Virginia. He said the Memorial at the base several weeks later with the family was crushing.

    Everyone is somebody's baby.
     
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    I had to take a stringent test to get a military drivers license to qualify for each vehicle up to duce and 1/2. Then another test for Flight Line Qualified. Do they still test for all rated vehicles? This is terrible and I pray for the families. There have been too many of these incidents.