Soldier dies in parachute jump at Va....

Soldier dies in parachute jump at Va. base

There are 3 comments on the 13 story from Mar 4, 2010, titled Soldier dies in parachute jump at Va. base. In it, 13 reports that:

A soldier has died during a parachute training jump at Fort Lee in Petersburg. The soldier with the 23rd Quartermaster Brigade died shortly after 11 a.m. Thursday after he became tangled in a power line near the base's landing zone.

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Hopewell, VA

#1 Mar 5, 2010
my dearest sympathies to this fallen solider and his or her family may god bless
Liberto Avila

United States

#2 Mar 5, 2010
To Jimís family I am so sorry for the loose of your son I will pray for the loose of a Hero, he was young in years and wise in age, he loved what he did, as much as we did in our time. He will be always in our hearts and mind.
I am that which others do not want to be. I chose to go where others reared and excel where they have failed. I ask for nothing from those that will not give anything anyway and reluctantly accepted the thought of eternal loneliness,... Should I Fail. I have seen the face of death, felt the stinging cold of fear, I have realized the harsh reality of just what this job is all about. I enjoyed the sweet taste of victory and love but, those were just fleeting moments. I have cried, pained and hoped but, most of all, I have lived times others would say are best forgotten... But, At least I will be able to say that I was proud of who and what I am and that in my heart and soul I will always be a "Airborne Soldier"
marco and lola villecco

Indio, CA

#3 Mar 5, 2010
Anthony R. Milo, yes a hero,We have no dought his families and friends were very proud of him. We pray that the Lord give Anthony's family the strength to carry their pain of losing their pride and joy. Our son Marco who is also at Fort Lee with C Co (also an airborne rigger) was to jump on the same day. These young men and women love their contry so much that they put their lives on the line. Unfortunately,tragic things happen whether they are in our own country or overseas,Never the less True Heroes. A soldier is not only a Heroe by fighting in the battlefield,but a heroe that unconditionally and voluntarily gives his heart and soul to his country. A " Heroe IN Heaven "

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