Fort Hood soldier found dead in barracks

January 6, 2009 2:39:51 PM PST
Fort Hood officials are investigating the death of a 41-year-old soldier found in his barracks on New Year's Day. Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Marsh of Friedens, Pa., was found dead the night of Jan. 1 by officers from his unit after a concerned call from a family member.

Marsh was assigned in June to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Rear-Detachment. He served twice in Iraq, in 2003-04 and in 2005-06, as a gunner and vehicle commander.

His medals and awards include the Bronze Star Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Army Service Ribbon and the Combat Action Badge.

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