Soldier who died at Fort Hood was from Clovis

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Fort Hood officials say the man who died at their base on Jan. 3 has been identified as 35-year-old Staff Sgt. Devin Lee Schuette from Clovis, New Mexico.

Schuette entered active-duty military service in May of 1999 as an infantryman and in July of 2007, he became an intelligence analyst at which time he was assigned to the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division at Fort Hood.

According to the Fort Hood Public Affairs Office, the death of Schuette is suspicious and the circumstances surrounding the death are currently under investigation.

Schuette was deployed to Iraq from March 2003 to March 2004, November 2005 to October 2006 and June 2008 to June 2009 in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. His awards and decorations include five Army Commendation Medals, one Army Achievement Medal, five Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal,two Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Infantry Badge, Parachutist Badge with Distinguished Service-Bronze Service Star and Parachutist Badge.

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