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Originally published March 7, 2014 at 8:15 AM | Page modified March 8, 2014 at 3:30 AM

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Soldier reportedly shot self at Yakima center

The Army Reserve has released the identity of a soldier who died Thursday at the Yakima Training Center.


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YAKIMA, Wash. —

The Army Reserve has released the identity of a soldier who died Thursday at the Yakima Training Center.

He was 45-year-old Master Sgt. Bert J. Garvin of Yakima. That's according to the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

Yakima County Coroner Jack Hawkins says he was told the soldier shot himself.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports (http://bit.ly/1cHz2S0) an official from Joint Base Lewis-McChord is investigating.

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Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakimaherald.com



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