Flags lowered to half-staff for Conneaut soldier killed during military training accident

Flags lowered to half-staff for Conneaut soldier killed during military training accident

CONNEAUT, Ohio (WOIO) - Gov. Mike DeWine ordered for American flags to be lowered in portions of Ohio to half-staff in honor of Cpl. Thomas Walker, one of three soldiers killed in a military training accident.

The Army identified Walker, of Conneaut, as one of the soldiers killed when the Bradley Fighting Vehicle they were riding in rolled over into the water at Fort Stewart in Georgia on Oct. 20.

The other two soldiers were identified as Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Jenkins, of Florida, and PFC Antonio Garcia, of Arizona.

Press Release - 3ID identifies Soldiers killed in training accident

Posted by Fort Stewart Hunter Army Airfield on Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Walker, 22, enlisted in the military in July 2016, according to Stars and Stripes.

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