FT. HOOD: Name of deceased soldier from July 20 motorcycle wreck released

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 1:50pm

Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died of injuries resulting in a motorcycle accident July 20 in Austin, Texas.

Spc. Yosbel Perez, 26, whose home of record is listed as Miami, entered active-duty service in October 2006 as a motor transport operator.

Perez arrived at Fort Hood October 2012 and was currently assigned to 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

Perez deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from July 2007 to September 2008 and Operation Enduring Freedom from April 2011 to April 2012.

Perez’s awards and decorations include three Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Iraqi Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge.


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