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Maryland National Guard mourns loss of one of their soldiers

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Posted at 5:15 PM, Mar 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-04 17:15:45-05

BALTIMORE — The Maryland National Guard is mourning the loss of one of their own.

They posted on Twitter that they are mourning the passing of Specialist Javon Prather of the 175th Infantry Regiment .

MD National Guard said he served as an infantryman for nearly four years and was awarded the Army Reserve Component Overseas Training Ribbon & the National Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

They have not released a cause of death at this time.

Governor Larry Hogan also posted on Twitter, sending condolences to the family.