The students were six days into a 10 day training program referred to as the "Swamp Phase," when they were learning about the "lightning protection protocols."
Col. David Fivecoat, Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade commander took stock of the situation, "The Ranger students and instructors reacted and got everyone proper medical care quickly."
None of the injuries were life-threatening and all 44 soldiers had returned to duty by Thursday evening.
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