Fort Hood: Soldier found dead in off-post residence

Staff Sgt. Brian Michael Reed. (Fort Hood photo)
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FORT HOOD, Texas (KWTX) Authorities are investigating after a 40-year-old Fort Hood staff sergeant was found dead in his off-post residence.

Staff Sgt. Brian Michael Reed of Corpus Christi was found unresponsive on Monday.

No further details were released.

Reed joined the Army in August 2005 and had been assigned to the 79th Ordinance Battalion since October 2015.

He deployed to Iraq from August 2006 to September 2007 and to Afghanistan from April 2011 to April 2012.

His awards and decorations included the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation with valor, and two Army Commendation Medals.