Staff Sgt. Steven Daniel Lewis

FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials released the name of a soldier who was found dead at his off-post residence in Killeen on Tuesday.

Staff Sgt. Steven Daniel Lewis, 33, originally from Tulare, Calif., joined the Navy in January 2002 and later joined the Army in May 2007 as an intelligence analyst. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood since December 2013.

Lewis deployed to Iraq twice: from November 2008 to September 2009 and again from December 2010 to October 2011.

Lewis’ awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, two Army Good Conduct Medals, Navy Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Navy and Marine Expeditionary Medal, three Iraq Campaign Medals with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Medals, Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon, U.S. Navy Submarine Insignia, Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Recoilless Rifle and Marksmanship Qualification Badge Expert with Pistol. Killeen police said Lewis’ wound was self-inflicted. 

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