08 Jan '18, 5pm

An NCO has died at Fort Hood, Texas, while training for a deployment.

An Indiana National Guard soldier died on Saturday at Fort Hood, Texas. Sgt. 1st Class Mark Boner, 43, was training for a deployment to Kuwait with the 38th Sustainment Brigade, according to the Guard. Boner, a father and grandfather, was an automated logistical specialist with the brigade. Army 2-star loses promotion after calling congressional staffer ‘sweetheart’ Maj. Gen. Ryan Gonsalves, former commander of the 4th Infantry Division, had been nominated for a third star and was reported to be in line to lead U.S. Army Europe. By: Meghann Myers The cause of his death is under investigation, and no other details were available, according to the Guard. “For those who knew and worked with Sgt. 1st Class Boner, he was respected and admired for his great love for his country and family,” Col. Kimberly Martindale, commander of the 38th Sustainment Brigade, said in a statement....

Full article: https://www.armytimes.com/news/your-army/2018/01/08/india...

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