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Fort Hood Press Center
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: March 28, 2017 2:10:12 PM CDT

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Sgt. Jonathan Garrett Garcia

Sgt. Jonathan Garrett Garcia  

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died of injuries suffered  in a motorcycle accident March 26, Harker Heights, Texas.

Sgt. Jonathan Garrett Garcia, 29, whose home of record is listed as Georgetown, Texas, entered active-duty service in April 2007 as a motor transport operator. He was assigned to 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, since November 2016.

Garcia deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from May 2009 to May 2010 and in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2011 to February 2012. 

Garcia's awards and decorations include a Purple Heart, three Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and the NATO Medal.

There is currently no official photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated www.forthoodpresscenter.com.

Circumstances surrounding the accident are currently under investigation by the lead agency, the Harker Heights Police Department.

 

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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