FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Officials have identified a 29-year-old Fort Hood soldier who died from injuries suffered when his vehicle rolled over in the Balkh Province, Afghanistan.
Specialist Moises Jesus Gonzalez of Huntington Park, Calif., died Wednesday. Gonzalez joined the military in December 2006 as a water treatment specialist. He had been assigned to the 509th Combat Service Support Company, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Fort Hood, since June 2011.
Gonzalez deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from December 2008 to October 2009 and from June 2011 to April 2012.
Gonzalez's awards and decorations include the NATO Medal, Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, two Afghanistan Campaign Medals with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon and two Overseas Service Ribbons.