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3 soldiers injured in training accident at Fort Leonard Wood

Thursday, June 7, 2012 | 7:33 a.m. CDT; updated 1:20 p.m. CDT, Thursday, June 7, 2012

FORT LEONARD WOOD — Three National Guard soldiers from a Kansas City-based unit are hospitalized after being injured in a training accident at Fort Leonard Wood.

Maj. Tammy Spicer, a spokeswoman for the Missouri National Guard, said the accident happened Wednesday afternoon. The three soldiers were shocked while working with a tactical antenna system.

Spicer said the soldiers were hospitalized with injuries that are serious but not considered life-threatening. Their names have not been released.

The soldiers were with the Guard's 135th Signal Company.


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