2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Declared Missing

2 Fort Bliss Soldiers Declared Missing
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POSTED: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 4:27pm

UPDATED: Monday, April 2, 2012 - 4:29pm

Military Police were notified by New Mexico Search and Rescue that three Fort Bliss Soldiers were overdue from a kayak trip on the Mogollon Creek in NM, at 9:10 a.m., April 2.

At 10:48 a.m. contact was made with New Mexico Search and Rescue that a search would be initiated.

Two Soldiers were from the 4th Brigade, 1st Armored Division. Contact was made with the unit and it was confirmed at 10:42 a.m., April 2 that Soldiers were not at the unit. Listed as missing are
 

Weber, Alton
SPC, M/W/N/25, XXX-XX-7288
1-77th Ar, 4/1 AD
Ft Bliss, TX 79908

Mummert, Nicholas
SGT, M/W/N/26, XXX-XX-4687
1-77th Ar, 4/1 AD
Ft Bliss, TX 79908

Two other Soldiers were reported as being with the party (not confirmed) and a civilian, Angelica Gonzalez.

At 1:34 p.m., April 2, the MP station contacted New Mexico State Police who informed the MP station that a white Suburban was found at Grapevine camp site.

The last known contact from the group was at approximately 10:30 Saturday morning. Presently Fort Bliss authorities are coordinating with local law enforcement from Texas and New Mexico to locate the group.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this group please contact the Fort Bliss Military Police desk at (915) 568-1236.

  

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