GREAT LAKES, Ill., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy is investigating the death of a 20-year-old recruit who died Monday one day after completing his training
Andrew Adams was undergoing training at Naval Service Training Command at Great Lakes at the time of his death.
"Recruit Andrew Adams, 20 years old, of Sarasota, Fla passed out and hit his head," said Lt. Matt Comer, spokesman for Naval Service Training Command at Great Lakes. "His recruit division commander responded with first aid until medical personnel could arrive, but neither could not revive the recruit."
Adams was transported to Capt. James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center where he was pronounced seat at 5:59 p.m.
The Navy is investigating the cause of Adams' death, Comer added.
Adams had just completed the Battlestations final training event, a tough, all-night evaluation. It's the equivalent of a final exam for recruits.
"Recruit Andrew Adams was an outstanding Sailor," said Capt. Doug Pfeifle, commanding officer of Recruit Training Command. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his entire family. His loss is felt by all of his fellow recruits and the entire Recruit Training Command staff."
Adams was scheduled to graduate from Recruit Training Command on Friday. He was intending to be an avionics technician.