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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: January 17, 2017 3:42:53 PM CST

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Spc. Zackary Phillip Partin

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials released the name of the Soldier who was found unresponsive Jan. 12 in his barracks room, here.

Spc. Zackary Phillip Partin, 24, whose home of record is Oakwood, Illinois , entered active-duty military service in November 2012 as a radio operator. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, since May 2016.

Partin's  awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation by U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. Point of contact for the investigation is Chris Grey, Chief of Public Affairs, USA Criminal Investigation Command (CID) Quantico, VA. Grey's email is

No photo was available at the time of this release. When a photo is available this release will be updated on

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544