CPT David A. Navidad-Parra, USMA 2018, Killed During Car Sale In Phoenix, AZ

CPT Navidad-Parra was found dead of a gunshot wound. Click here for details

Eulogy page for CPT Navidad-Parra, USMA 2018

_______________Be Thou At Peace_______________

2LT EVAN P. FITZGIBBON USMA 2021 Killed By Falling Tree During Ranger Training

2LT Fitzgibbon

U.S. Army Fort Benning’s Facebook page states: “During a Ranger School weather-induced training held Aug. 9 at Yonah Mountain near Dahlonega, Georgia, five Ranger candidates were struck by a falling tree. Fitzgibbon and Taber were pronounced deceased at the hospital. Three other candidates were injured in the incident. Two were treated for non-life-threatening injuries, and one remains stable under medical care.”

2LT Fitzgibbon was assigned to the Infantry Basic Officer Leader Course, 199th Infantry “Leader Brigade” at Fort Benning in Georgia.

Eulogy page for 2LT Fitzgibbon
Link: New York Post Article – Two soldiers killed by falling tree on Georgia mountain range identified
Link: Orange Observer article on 2LT Fitzgibbon’s acceptance to West Point


Iraq Commander Gen. Raymond Odierno USMA Class of ’76 dies of cancer

“The general died after a brave battle with cancer; his death was not related to COVID,” a family statement said. “There are no other details to share at this time. His family is grateful for the concern and asks for privacy.”


Meet the first woman to lead elite Army Rangers in combat

Army Capt. Shaina Coss, USMA2016, is the first woman to lead elite Army Rangers in combat.

After graduating from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in 2016 where she competed on the powerlifting team, Coss completed Army Ranger School — one of the first 10 women to ever do so.