DOD identifies Army casualty

| May 21, 2012 | 0 Comments

Department of Defense
News Release



WASHINGTON — A 25th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldier died Saturday in southern Afghanistan.

Spc. Alex Hernandez III, 21, of Round Rock, Texas, was found unresponsive in his room Saturday in Kandahar province. The incident is under investigation.

Hernandez served as a door gunner with 3rd Battalion, 25th Avn. Regiment, 25th CAB, 25th Infantry Division.

Hernandez joined the Army July 8, 2009, as a test equipment operator and attended basic training at Fort Sill, Okla. He joined the 25th CAB in October 2010.

His awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, NATO Medal, and an Aviator Badge.


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