Sgt. 1st Class Robert Jones Jr.

Fort Hood officials confirmed Wednesday that Sgt. 1st Class Robert Jones Jr., who worked at Fort Hood’s Noncommissioned Officer Academy, drowned Monday in an accident at Stillhouse Hollow Lake.

Jones, a combat veteran, was a Bronze Star recipient and had been in the Army for 12 years. He deployed twice to Iraq and two other times to Afghanistan.

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