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Fort Campbell Soldier dies during Diver Training

101st Airborne Division - Fort Campbell, KYFort Campbell, KY – A Soldier died Tuesday, September 21st, 2021 on Fort Campbell during a diver training exercise at the Joe Swing Park Reservoir. The Soldier went underwater late Tuesday afternoon while conducting training and did not resurface.

A search began immediately with support from Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA), and Montgomery County Emergency Medical Services.

The Soldier was recovered Wednesday morning. The incident is under investigation. No further information will be released until the next-of-kin notification process is complete.

All activities at Joe Swing Park Reservoir have been canceled and the area is off-limits until further notice.


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