News: Death of a Fort Hood soldier
By: Spc. Jeremy Wayne Berczik
FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died from injuries suffered when his vehicle was hit by a train Nov. 9 in Killeen, Texas.
Spc. Jeremy Wayne Berczik, 26, whose home of record is listed as Houston, entered the military in September 2004 as an M1 armor crewman. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, since September 2012.
Berczik deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2008 to January 2009. He also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from August 2010 to August 2011.
Berczik's awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, two Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with two Campaign Stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge Wheeled Vehicle.