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Special Forces soldier from Peyton dies


Last updated 8/4/2021 at 10:02am

Courtesy of U.S. Army

SSgt. Micah Walker

A Soldier assigned to 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) at Fort Carson died during training at the Special Forces Underwater Operations School at Key West, Florida, on July 27.

Staff Sgt. Micah E. Walker, of Peyton, Colo., was a student in the Special Forces Combat Diver Qualification Course, and was participating in a conditioning exercise in the pool, which stresses the students' cardio, respiratory and muscular endurance.

During the training event, Walker reportedly submerged and did not resurface. The cadre immediately entered the pool and found him unresponsive. The Dive Medical O...

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