1st Lt. Dillon Lee Mitchell
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died May 25, 2015 from an apparent gunshot wound.
1st Lt. Dillon Lee Mitchell, 30, whose home of record is listed as Berrien Springs, Michigan, entered active-duty service in August 2008 and was commissioned to the Engineer Corps in January 2013. He was assigned to Brigade Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since October 2013.
Mitchell deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from October 2009 to September 2010.
Mitchell’s awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal and Parachutist Badge.