FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials on Tuesday released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive March 1 at his Fort Hood residence.
Pvt. Colton Everett Vassar, 29, whose home of record is listed as Arlington, Texas, entered active-duty military service in October 2015 as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle system maintainer and was assigned to 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since April 2016.
Vassar deployed in support of the Republic of Korea rotation from July 2017 through February 2018.
His awards and decorations include a National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.
No photo was available at this time. Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation.