The Army Times reported on 03-28-22 that a Fort Bragg Major, identified as Eric “Adam” Ewoldsen, was found unresponsive in a parked vehicle at Ft. Bragg Army Post in North Carolina. Ewoldsen was officially pronounced dead shortly after at the Womack Army Medical Center.

Ft. Bragg Main Entrance. (USA TODAY)

Maj. Ewoldsen was attached to the Army Special Operations Command at Fort Bragg at the time of his death. According to a statement released by Lt. Gen. Jonathan Braga, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, “The sudden loss of Adam is a tragedy to his family, friends, and fellow soldiers. He was an outstanding officer and teammate, and he will be sorely missed.”

As they do with all deaths on post, the Army Criminal Investigation Division (C.I.D) is investigating this matter. At the time of this article, C.I.D. did not release a cause of death.

At the time of his death, Maj. Ewoldsen was a decorated officer. According to a statement released by the USASOC: