FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive May 1 at his off-post residence in Killeen.
Sgt. John Andrew Stobbe, 31, whose home of record is listed as Beaverton, Ore,, entered the Army in September 2004 as an M1 armor crewman. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since June 2014.
Stobbe deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2005 to November 2006 and from June 2008 to May 2009. He also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from September 2010 to August 2011 and to South Korea from June 2015 to February 2016.
Stobbe’s awards and decorations include one Joint Service Commendation Medal, four Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, five Iraq Campaign Medals with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge with wheeled and track vehicles.
Circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.
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