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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: July 19, 2013 1:20:11 PM CDT

Photo Update: Death of a Fort Hood Soldier Spc. Christopher Heinz

Pfc. Christopher Kent Heinz

Spc Christopher Heinz

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died of an apparent drowning July 14 at Stillhouse Hollow Lake, Salado, Texas.

Pfc. Christopher Kent Heinz, 25, whose home of record is listed as Lockport, N.Y., entered active-duty service in January 2012 as a combat engineer.  

He was assigned to Company C, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas, in May 2012.

Heinz's awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

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Fort Hood, TX 76544
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