Texas Military Department announces the Death of Soldier

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AUSTIN, Texas (July 16, 2021) – A Texas National Guardsmen died Tuesday, July 13, 2021 in his hotel room while supporting the COVID-19 response mission Joint Task Force-Texas in Laredo, Texas. The cause of death is currently unknown. 

Spc. Michael Razvillas, 44, of Pipe Creek, Texas was a military intelligence systems maintainer with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 636th Military Intelligence Battalion, Texas Army National Guard, headquartered in San Antonio, Texas. Razvillas joined the Texas Army National Guard in 2016, after serving in the U.S. Army. 

“The Texas Military Department sends our deepest condolences to Spc. Razvilla’s family,” said Maj. Gen. Tracy Norris, the Adjutant General of Texas. “We are deeply saddened by this loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones and fellow service members.”

The unit leadership will continue to provide support to his family during this difficult time. 

This incident is under investigation.

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