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FORT HOOD, Texas - Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who found unresponsive Dec. 21 in his barracks on Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Ryan Jeffrey McDermot, 26, whose home of record is listed as Newington, N.H., entered active duty service in July 2010 as a UH-60 Helicopter repairer. He was assigned to the 2nd Batalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Combat Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since March 2012.

McDermot deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2011 to March 2012.

McDermot's awards and decorations include an Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, and NATO Medal.

There is currently no photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated at forthoodpresscenter.com.


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Date Taken:12.23.2013

Date Posted:12.24.2013 00:05

Location:FORT HOOD, TX, USGlobe

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