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FORT HOOD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier found unresponsive August 4 in Copperas Cove, Texas.
Sgt. Calvin Wenceslao Aguilar, 32, of Hayward, California, entered active-duty service in October 2006 as a working dog handler. He was assigned to the 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, since July 2013, according to a Fort Hood news release.
Aguilar deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2007 to March 2009 and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from January 2012 to January 2013.
Aguilar’s awards and decorations include the three Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with arrowhead device, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, NATO medal, combat action badge, parachutist badge.
No details have been released on how Aguilar died.
Circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.
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