Capt Douglas L. Hickok
Hometown: Jackson/Brick, New Jersey.
Died: March 28, 2020.
Unit: NJ Army National Guard
National Guardsman, former Ocean County resident, first U.S. service member to die from coronavirus......
Captain Douglas L. Hickok, a 57-year-old physician assistant in the New Jersey National Guard, was hospitalized March 21, 2020 after testing positive for the novel coronavirus. A week later, he succumbed to the respiratory disease at a Pennsylvania hospital — the first coronavirus-related death of a service member during a pandemic.
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