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Vern Buchanan Calls on Defense Department to Change Military Training Procedures

In a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the U.S. House and Senate Armed Services Committees, Buchanan detailed the revelations surrounding the case of his constituent, SPC Nicholas Panipinto of Bradenton. He sent a similar letter to U.S. Defense Sec. Mark Esper. The congressman proposed a number of changes to the military’s current training and safety protocols to prevent future deaths.