The investigation of the June 2, 2016, Army truck crash at Fort Hood — which claimed the lives of eight soldiers and a West Point cadet — placed much of the blame for the accident on the staff sergeant in charge in the transport convoy, according to a report in the Dallas Morning News this week.

The investigation, according to the Morning News, blames the accident on a series of three successive decisions made by Staff Sgt. Miguel Angel Colonvazquez, a combat veteran who also drowned when the Army truck he and the others were in overturned into Fort Hood’s Owl Creek during a flash flood.

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Richard North

IMO all training maneuvers that day should of been halted. Every low water crossing in the Bell County area was flooded. I remember that day well. There is no reason on Earth troops should of been running around out there period.

Turnsue

That's bullshit!! When family threatens the military they want to blame one of the victims because they CAN'T speak for themselves!! Are you freaken serious?? OK, since they are looking into deaths of soldiers... what really happened to my sister??? Tell your lawyer that I have a case for him too! That's the reason for my petition! How dare they go after those who can't stand up for themselves! F$%k that, I'm fighting with you! I'm fighting with/for any family that has questions about the death of their loved one! We are STILL waiting for answers about my sister's death and I've gotten so much insight to it, without the military's assistance!! Let me know how I can help! We need to be heard, we need to be helped! Your husband is a hero! Fu%$ what they say just so family won't blame them!!

eyewatchingu

Why can't they put the blame where the blame belongs. To Blame a SSG for this is just sick. Instead of shit rolling down hill on this one, it should be rolling uphill.

DawgDave

I agree with you, Dr. Strangelove. Sure is easy to blame the highest ranking individual who died in this tragic event.

Dr Strangelove

This guy was a Staff Sgt he was not a Senior NCO. Sergeant Time is just not for Senior NCOs it’s for all NCOs. This so looks like an Army Cover Up to me?

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