Military Training:

DOD Training Fatalities for Fiscal Years 1988 Through 1991

NSIAD-92-213FS: Published: Jul 22, 1992. Publicly Released: Aug 8, 1992.

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GAO provided information on the number and types of training fatalities in the four military services in fiscal years (FY) 1988 through 1991.

GAO found that, during FY 1988 through 1991: (1) there were 6,833 acitve duty military deaths, including 3,941 accidental deaths; (2) there were 1,524 accidental deaths in the Army, 654 in the Air Force, 1,223 in the Navy and 540 in the Marines; (3) 752 active duty military personnel died during peacetime training; and (4) 484 peacetime training deaths were related to aviation accidents.

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