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Fort Hood IDs three soldiers who died

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Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2012 12:00 pm

Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who died from a terminal illness at his residence in Temple on July 2.

Sgt. 1st Class Clint Lee Fisher, 42, of Idabel, Okla., entered active-duty service in July 1990 as a track vehicle repairer and served more recently as a maintenance supervisor. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Warrior Transition Brigade, since March 2012.

Fisher deployed to Iraq from February 2006 to December 2006 and March 2008 to March 2009. He also deployed to Afghanistan from July 2010 to July 2011.

Fisher's awards and decorations include seven Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, Navy Achievement Medal, four Army Good Conduct Medals, two Marine Corps Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Southwest Asia Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral two, Army Service Ribbon, three Overseas Service Ribbons, three Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbons, NATO Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (Saudi Arabia), Kuwait Liberation Medal (Kuwait), Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Tracked and Driver Wheeled Vehicles.

Soldier found dead at home on post

Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who was found dead Monday at his on-post residence.

Pfc. Joshua J. Holley, 26, of St. Augustine, Fla., entered active-duty service in February 2010 as an infantryman. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since June 2010.

Holley's awards and decorations include two Army Achievement Medals and a National Defense Service Medal.

Soldier found dead in Killeen home

Fort Hood officials released the name of soldier who was found unresponsive Thursday at his residence in Killeen.

Staff Sgt. Queston Lynn Newell, 35, of Killeen, entered active-duty service in August 1996 as a mechanized infantryman and served more recently as an air and missile defense crew member. He was assigned to Delta Company, Warrior Transition Brigade, since March 2011.

Newell deployed to Iraq from March 2004 to March 2005 and March 2009 to February 2010.

His awards and decorations include three Army Commendation Medals, eight Army Achievement Medals, four Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral three, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Army National Guard Recruiter Badge, Combat Action Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled and Driver Tracked Vehicles.

— Rose L. Thayer and M. Clare Haefner

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