Soldier Dies from Medical Emergency During Basic Training at Fort Moore

Fort Moore leaders unveil an official Fort Moore sign during a redesignation ceremony

An Army basic trainee at Fort Moore, Georgia, died Friday after receiving emergency medical care, the service said. Pfc. Cesar Gonzalez, 21, died during infantry training after succumbing to a “medical emergency,” according to a statement from the Army. It was unclear what led to the soldier’s death, and the incident is still under investigation. […]

Tripler Army Medical Center to Pay $29.5M in Malpractice Case

Tripler Army Medical Center

Hawaii’s U.S. District Court on Tuesday awarded $29.5 million to a local military family in the largest medical malpractice judgment against Tripler Army Medical Center for a 2016 incident involving their then-month-old child. In September 2016, John and Laura Warren rushed their daughter to Tripler when their baby’s belly became distended and tight, and she turned blue from the bellybutton down. Shortly […]

Patients Still Haven’t Returned to Texas Medical Barracks Battling Legionella

The Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph Visitor Control Center is located at the entrance to the location's main gate.

Eight months after detecting Legionella, a medical barracks at Joint Base San Antonio is still shuttered to residents and employees. The barracks detected the bacteria, which can cause a severe type of pneumonia called Legionnaires’ disease, in its water this past September, forcing 100 residents and 50 employees in the building to relocate across the […]