Fort Hood officials released Wednesday the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive in a vehicle at a Killeen business Saturday. The incident is under investigation.

Sgt. Sean Phillip Christiansen, 27, of Tigard, Ore., entered active-duty service in May 2008 as a wheeled vehicle mechanic. He joined the 8th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, in September.

Christiansen deployed to Iraq from December 2009 to December 2010.

Christiansen’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal, Combat Action Badge, and Driver and Mechanic Badge.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here. You can contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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