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Fort Hood Press Center
DATE: April 18, 2017 3:13:08 PM CDT

Death of a Fort Hood Soldier

Spc. David Folly Ananou

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who apparently drowned and was later found by Temple law enforcement authorities April 16 just off Temple Lake Park in Belton Lake, Belton, Texas.

Spc. David Folly Ananou, 30, whose home of record is listed as Baltimore, Maryland, entered active-duty service in October 2014 as an infantryman. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since March 2015.

Ananou awards and decorations include the Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Medal.

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

Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation by the Temple Police Department. For more information contact Shawana Neely, Temple Police PIO, at [email protected].

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]