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Mon Apr 6, 2020, 06:57 PM

Paratrooper in Alaska found dead in his barracks room

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Source: taskandpurpose.com






5 hours ago

A 20-year-old paratrooper was found dead in his barracks room at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, by a fellow soldier on Thursday night.

Spc. Milik Jaquez Craig, from Columbia, South Carolina, was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, according to a report from Army Times.
"Milik Craig was an amazing paratrooper, teammate, and friend to all Geronimos," Lt. Col. Matthew Myer, commander of the 1st Battalion, said in a statement per Army Times. "His personal leadership, commitment, and hard work will be sorely missed by us all."
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His death is currently being investigated by the Army Criminal Investigation Division.

Read more: https://taskandpurpose.com/news/army-paratrooper-found-dead-alaska



so young.



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Spc. Milik Jaquez Craig

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 07:08 PM

1. Heartbreaking. nt

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Mon Apr 6, 2020, 07:52 PM

2. Spc. Milik Jaquez Craig

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Mon Apr 6, 2020, 09:21 PM

3. PLEASE tell me this wasn't suicide.

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Tue Apr 7, 2020, 10:35 AM

4. Locking

Please post in GD instead. Very sad, but a single death of unknown cause.

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