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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: June 9, 2013 10:07:22 AM CDT

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Spc. Sherman Scott Henry

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found unresponsive at his on-post residence June 1.

Specialist Sherman Scott Henry, 40, whose home of record is listed as Jonesville, S.C., entered the military in January 2010 as a field artillery automated tactical data systems specialist. He was assigned to 3rd Fires Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, since June 2010.

Henry deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from August 2010 to August 2011.

Henry's awards and decorations includes the Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation.

There is currently no photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated at

For more information contact:
Fort Hood Public Affairs Office
(254) 286-5139
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]