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Posted: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 12:00 pm

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By Rose Thayer

Killeen Daily Herald

Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who died of injuries in an incident involving a train Thursday in Copperas Cove.

Spc. Nicholas Paul Webb, 28, whose home of record is listed as Clifton, entered active-duty service in August 2007. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since June 2008.

Webb deployed to Iraq from February 2009 to February 2010. His awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and Overseas Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

Accident in Heights

Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who died July 28 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Harker Heights.

Sgt. Timothy Robert Stephens, 28, whose home of record is McMinnville, Ore., entered active-duty service in October 2004. He arrived at Fort Hood in March 2006 and was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since October 2005.

Stephens' awards and decorations include four Army Commendation Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and Marksmanship Qualification Badge with Rifle.

Gunshot wound

Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who died of injuries as a result of an apparent gunshot wound July 26.

Sgt. Clinton Truman Kunze, 29, whose home of record is listed as Moody, entered active-duty service in November 2002 as a combat engineer. He arrived at Fort Hood in March 2005 and was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since April 2010.

Kunze's awards and decorations include the Joint Service Commendation Medal, three Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, three Overseas Service Ribbons and a Combat Action Badge.

Circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

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