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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: February 13, 2017 12:59:17 PM CST

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Staff Sgt. Christie Marie Anderson

Staff Sgt. Christie Marie Anderson  

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found unresponsive Feb. 6 at her off-post residence in Killeen, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Christie Marie Anderson, 44, whose home of record is Hazen, Arkansas, entered active-duty military service in August 2007 as a multichannel transmission systems operator-maintainer. She was assigned to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since October 2014.

Anderson deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from February 2011 to November 2011.

Anderson's awards and decorations include four Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, three Overseas Service Ribbons and Driver and Mechanic Badge with wheeled vehicle.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation by the Killeen Police Department, Killeen, Texas.  Point of contact for the investigation is Ofelia Miramontez, Public Information Officer, Killeen Police Department. Miramontez's phone number is (254) 501-8941/8807 and her email is omiramontez@killeentexas.gov.

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
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