Soldier dies at Fort Jackson

FORT JACKSON, S.C. — The Army says a soldier from Florida has died after being diagnosed with pneumonia during basic training.

Army officials said 23-year-old Spc. Christopher Hogg of Deltona, Fla., died Thursday, a week after he was taken to the hospital with fever and respiratory problems.

Hogg is the second soldier at Fort Jackson to die in less than a month. On Aug. 20 18-year-old Pvt. Jonathan Morales died of apparent heatstroke.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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