FORT BLISS, Texas (AP) — Eleven soldiers were sickened — alongside side two who were in serious situation — after ingesting an unauthorized substance for the interval of a discipline coaching notify at Castle Bliss in Texas, U.S. Military officers said Friday.
All 11 soldiers are being treated at William Beaumont Military Clinical Middle in the border city of El Paso, where they’ve been since Thursday afternoon, Castle Bliss said in a assertion. These sickened encompass one warrant officer, two noncommissioned officers and eight enlisted participants, the assertion said.
The soldiers “fell ill after ingesting a substance got outside of authorized meals present distribution channels,” based utterly on the assertion.
It’s unclear what the substance changed into.
“We took fast action to treat all people alive to with the supreme clinical care available in the market,” said Maj. Gen. Sean C. Bernabe, senior mission commander of the first Armored Division and Castle Bliss. “Our leaders are engaged at every degree to develop guidance, records, and fancy their teammates.”
Castle Bliss officers said in a assertion they’re cooperating with regulation enforcement officers, who are investigating.