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Commander of Navy SEAL Team 8 dies in training accident

(CNN) — The commander of the US Navy's SEAL Team 8 died Tuesday from injuries sustained in a training accident in Virginia Beach over the weekend, the Navy said. Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois, 43, died Tuesday at Norfolk Sentara General Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia, the Navy announced in a statement Wednesday.
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SEAL Team 8 commander died Tuesday following training accident

The Navy SEAL who died Tuesday after being injured in a fast-rope training event last week has been identified as the commanding officer of SEAL Team 8, Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois. Naval Special Warfare Command has released few other details so far on what happened, but Bourgeois, 43, was injured during the training evolution Saturday in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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Navy SEAL dies after weekend training accident in Virginia

A Navy SEAL died Tuesday from injuries sustained during a weekend training session, military officials said. The SEAL Team 8 member, who was not publicly identified pending family notification, was hurt Saturday during a training incident in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Task & Purpose reported. The SEAL died at a hospital...
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SEAL Team Commander Dies After Training Accident

The commander of one of the Navy's elite SEAL teams died Tuesday after a training accident in Virginia Beach, Virginia, the service announced Wednesday. Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois, 43, commanding officer of SEAL Team 8, was injured Dec. 4 in what appears to have been "a fast-rope training evolution," according to a Navy statement.
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Navy SEAL commander dies after weekend training accident in Virginia Beach, Virginia

WASHINGTON — A Navy SEAL commander has died from injuries he got during a training accident in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Naval Special Warfare Command said Wednesday that Cmdr. Brian Bourgeois, 43, was injured Saturday when he fell while fast-roping down from a helicopter. The cause of his fall is under investigation and a Navy official said it was not clear if the rope separated from the aircraft.
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Navy SEAL Brian Micheal Bourgeois dies following training accident

Lake Charles, LA (KPLC) - A US Navy SEAL with ties to the Lake Area has died following a training incident in Virginia. 43-year-old Commander, Brian Bourgeois was injured Saturday when he fell while fast-roping from a helicopter. The cause of his fall is under investigation and a navy official...
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Army Identifies Green Beret Who Died During Dive Training in Reservoir

Special Forces underwater training has resumed and relocated after a brief halt this week following a soldier's death during a swim at Fort Campbell in Kentucky. The Army identified the soldier on Friday as Staff Sgt. Paul Lincoln Olmstead, 29, who died Tuesday during a water training exercise at the Joe Swing Park Reservoir by the base, according to a press release. It was the second Army fatality in recent months during water training, after Staff Sgt. Micah Walker died in Florida in July.
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US Navy identifies five sailors who died in helicopter crash in Pacific Ocean

The US Navy on Sunday identified five sailors who died when a helicopter crashed in the Pacific Ocean off of Southern California. They were Lt Bradley A Foster, 29, a pilot from Oakhurst, California; Lt Paul R Fridley, 28, a pilot from Annandale, Virginia; Naval air crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P Buriak, 31, from Salem, Virginia; hospital corpsman 2nd Class Sarah F Burns, 31, from Severna Park, Maryland and hospital corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J Tucker, 21, from St Louis, Missouri.
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Navy Times

SEAL Team 1 honors its first commanding officer, who died in May

Members of SEAL Team 1 gathered this month to commemorate and honor SEAL Team 1′s first commanding officer, Capt. David “Dave” Del Giudice, who died in May at age 88. Del Guidice’s wife, sons and former roommate joined SEAL Team 1 at San Clemente Island Sept. 16 to visit the training areas where Navy SEALs are made and to exchange memories of the legendary leader.
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CrossFit community honors Americans, SEAL Team 6 members killed in 2011 Afghanistan helicopter crash

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Aug. 6, 2011 was the single most deadly day in the history of the Navy SEAL community. On that day, a Chinook helicopter carrying members of SEAL Team 6 and others was shot down in Afghanistan. Thirty Americans, eight Afghans, and one American military working dog were killed when their helicopter went down in flames.
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