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Texas Military Department Announces the Death of Soldier


SAN ANTONIO (August 27, 2021) - A Texas National Guardsman passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, due to symptoms related to COVID-19.

Sgt. Reggis Madzudzo, 52, of Boerne, was a medic with the Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 1st Battalion, 141st Infantry Regiment (First Texas Infantry), 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, headquartered in San Antonio. Madzudzo was assigned to the Task Force South COVID-19 mission at the time of his death. He joined the Texas National Guard in November 2016.

“The Texas Military Department sends our thoughts and prayers to Sgt. Madzudzo’s family,” said Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas. “We are devastated by this loss; anytime we lose a brother or sister in arms, it affects us all.”

The unit leadership will continue to provide support to his family and fellow Soldiers during this difficult time. 



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