Sgt. Calvin Wenceslao Aguilar

Fort Hood announced the death of another soldier Tuesday.

According to a Tuesday news release from the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office, Sgt. Calvin Wenceslao Aguilar, 32, of Hayward, Calif., was found unresponsive in Copperas Cove.

The news release said Aguilar entered active duty military service in October 2006 as a working dog handler and was assigned to the 720 Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood since July 2013.

Aguilar was also a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2007 to March 2009 and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan from January 2012 to January 2013.

Aguilar's awards and decorations include the three Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, Air Force Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with arrowhead device, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, NATO medal, combat action badge and parachutist badge.

Fort Hood’s news release said the circumstances surrounding Aguilar’s death are still under investigation.

At least 30 Fort Hood soldiers died this year in the Killeen-Fort Hood area, according to previous Herald reports.

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