Obituary : Maj. Gen. Francisco Espaillat , Army Reserve general dies after collapsing

An Army Reserve major general died Friday at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, officials announced Saturday.

Maj. Gen. Francisco Espaillat collapsed Friday during individual physical training and was rushed by ambulance to Womack Army Medical Center, where medical staff pronounced him dead, according to a news release.

Espaillat, 56, of New York City, received a promotion to major general less than two weeks ago.

I had the pleasure of meeting Maj. Gen. Francisco Espaillat and my thoughts and prayers go out to his family. May you Rest In Peace Sir.

Espaillat, who was commissioned in 1982, most recently commanded the 143rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command in Orlando, Florida. He also previously served as the deputy commander of the 1st Theater Sustainment Command.

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