“A week before she was slated to graduate, a Navy recruit collapsed and died Feb. 22 following physical training at Great Lakes, Illinois, officials told Navy Times.
Seaman Recruit Kierra Evans, 20, of Louisiana, was participating in a physical fitness assessment, or PFA, at the time, according to Lt. Joseph Pfaff, a Recruit Training Command spokesman.” – NavyTimes
“Kierra Evans enlisted in the Navy on Jan. 2. She didn’t know she had sickle cell trait until a boot camp blood test revealed it, her mother, Kenya Evans, told Navy Times during a telephone interview.” – Navy Times
Died one month prior to Kelsey Nobles