FORT HOOD (January 3, 2013)—Fort Hood Thursday identified a soldier who died on Dec. 26 after he was found unresponsive in his barracks room as Sgt. Jose Joaquin Suarez, 24, of Millville, N.J.
The death is under investigation, Fort Hood said.
Suarez, who was a veteran of deployments to Iraq from September 2007 to September 2008 and Afghanistan from December 2011 to December 2012, joined the Army in 2006.
He had been assigned to Fort Hood’s Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 720th Military Police Company, 89th Military Police Brigade, since January 2011.