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U.S. Military Training Nearly Four Times Deadlier Than Combat

June 26, 2018

From the Ozy Magazine website

When an Army Black Hawk helicopter went down off Hawaii during a training mission in August 2017, five soldiers died in the crash. While enlistees know they risk death when they sign up, most troops assume if they die, it will be in combat — not during routine training. But the most recent National Defense Authorization Act found that:

NEARLY FOUR TIMES AS MANY U.S. TROOPS DIED
IN TRAINING ACCIDENTS IN 2017 THAN IN COMBAT.

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