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Fort Hood: Female Soldier Found Dead In Her Barracks

By: Brittany Semadeni Email
By: Brittany Semadeni Email

FORT HOOD (September 26, 2012)--Fort Hood officials have released the name of a female soldier who was found unresponsive in her barracks last Thursday.

Spc. Joselyntara Mafnas Sablan, 23, of Northern Mariana Islands, was transported to Carl R. Darnall Medical Center and was pronounced dead the same day, a Fort Hood spokesperson said.

She entered entered active-duty service in October 2009 as an automated logistical specialist and was assigned to the 565th Quartermasters Company, 553rd Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, since February 2012.

Sablan's awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.

Fort Hood officials are continuing to investigate the cause of her death.


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