OAK GROVE, Miss. – A Pine Belt soldier was found dead Friday while training at Fort Gordon near Augusta, Georgia.
According to Fort Gordon officials, Second LT. Anthony Thomas Scardino of Oak Grove was found dead in a post training area around 10 p.m.
He had just been promoted 6 months ago and was at Fort Gordon for a officer leadership course.
Officials say once Scardino did not show up at a designated location dozens of soldiers went searching for him.
The cause of his death is under investigation.