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    Death of a Fort Hood soldier: Spc. Andrew H. Sipple

    FORT HOOD, TX, UNITED STATES

    01.18.2014

    Courtesy Story

    Fort Hood Public Affairs Office

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Department of Defense announced the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom Jan. 18.

    Spc. Andrew H. Sipple, 22, whose home of record is listed as Cary, N.C., died Jan. 17, in Kandahar City, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

    He entered active duty service in April 2010 and was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

    Sipple also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from September 2010 to August 2011.

    Sippleā€™s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with campaign star, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.

    Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation.

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

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    Date Taken: 01.18.2014
    Date Posted: 01.18.2014 20:18
    Story ID: 119349
    Location: FORT HOOD, TX, US 
    Hometown: CARY, NC, US

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