Soldier Dies in Fort Jackson, South Carolina


This morning at around 10 am a 17-year-old soldier in Fort Jackson, South Carolina died due to unknown reasons during physical training.

PVT. Alyssa Cahoon passed away with her family by her side, after she had been participating in physical training.

Corbin McConville says “It’s absolutely tragic, a truly unbelievable thing.”

With all those who cared about her, she is still being prayed for and mourned as this article is being written.

“We extend our deepest sympathies to the family members and teammates of the deceased soldier,” said Fort Jackson Commander Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Michaelis.

Cahoon’s family is asking people to join in on a fundraiser with the Ronald McDonald houses in Alyssa’s memory. Prayers are incoming to the Cahoon family from people around the country, hopefully, they are receiving them.