Posts tagged as California National Guard

Petition to help and protect US soldiers

Thursday, March 28, 2019

An Army recruit contracted a flesh-eating disease, losing his leg in the process, and his family is blaming the care he received at Fort Benning in Georgia. Dez Del Barba, 21, enlisted in the California National Guard in late 2018. He was only six weeks into basic training at Fort Benning when he fell ill. After a throat culture tested positive, he was rushed to a private hospital in Columbus,…