KILLEEN (July 10, 2012)--Fort Hood officials have released the name of a staff sergeant who was found unresponsive at his home in Killeen on Thursday.
Staff Sergeant Queston Lynn Newell, 35, whose home of record is listed as Killeen, entered active duty service in August 1996 as a mechanized infantryman and served more recently as an air and missile defense crewmember, Fort Hood officials said.
He was assigned to Company D, Warrior Transition Brigade, Fort Hood, since March 2011.
Newell deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from March 2004 to March 2005 and March 2009 to February 2010.
Newell's awards and decorations include three Army Commendation Medals, eight Army Achievement Medals, four Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korean Defense Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon with numeral three, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Army National Guard Recruiter Badge, Combat Action Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled and Driver Tracked Vehicles.
Fort Hood officials continue to investigate his death.