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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: August 23, 2016 3:23:54 PM CDT

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brian Keith Pinckney

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died Aug. 17 from a long-term illness at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas.

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Brian Keith Pinckney, 48, whose home of record is listed as Harker Heights, Texas, entered active-duty service in August 1989 and attended Warrant Officer Candidate School in 2003. He was last assigned to the 11th Military Police Battalion, Criminal Investigation Division, Fort Hood, Texas, since August 2014.

Pinckney deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from November 2004 to November 2005 and from July 2008 to July 2009.

Pinckney's awards and decorations include Bronze Star Medal, four Meritorious Service Medals, three Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, four Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal,  Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, three Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, eight Overseas Service Medals and NATO Medal.

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) 287-9993
(254) 287-0106
1001 761st Tank Battalion Ave
Suite W105
Fort Hood, TX 76544
[email protected]