Decorated Fort Hood soldier dies in motorcycle crash

Sgt. 1st Class Antino M. Glass. (Fort Hood photo)
Sgt. 1st Class Antino M. Glass. (Fort Hood photo)(KWTX)
Published: Jun. 7, 2016 at 5:23 PM CDT
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Sgt. 1st Class Antino M. Glass, 34, of New Orleans, a veteran of three deployments in the war on terrorism whose decorations included a Purple Heart Medal died in a motorcycle accident after completing duties at North Ford Hood, the post said Tuesday.

At the time of the accident Sunday, Glass was en route to his home on post after completing his duties as an assigned observer coach/trainer assisting in refueling operations for aircraft arriving for training, Fort Hood said.

His motorcycle struck some livestock that were in the road in the vicinity of mile marker 6 on East Range road, the post said.

He was pronounced dead just after 10 p.m. Sunday.

Glass, who joined the Army in May 2002, had been assigned to Fort Hood’s 2nd Battalion, 291st Infantry Regiment since Oct. 28, 2015.

He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from August 2003 to September 2004, and November 2006 to November 2007 and Operation Enduring Freedom from March 2010 to January 2011, Fort Hood said.

His awards and decorations also included five Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals and four Army Good Conduct Medals.