Master Sergeant Robert W. Lewis
FORT HOOD, Texas – Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died March 5, 2011.
Master Sergeant Robert W. Lewis, 46, whose home of record is Baytown, Texas, was pronounced dead at Carl R. Darnall Medical Center here, after complaining of chest pain and collapsing at his off-post home in Killeen.
Lewis entered active duty service in January 1985 as an armor crewman and was currently serving as a mechanical maintenance supervisor. He was assigned to 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, since July 2005.
Lewis deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from April 2002 to July 2003, September 2005 to September 2006, and from March 2008 to June 2009.
Lewis’ awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal, two Army Meritorious Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medals, four Army Achievement Medals, Meritorious Unit Commendation, eight Army Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Korean Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, two Iraq Campaign Medals, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, four Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, six Army Overseas Service Ribbons, and Basic Marksman Qualification Badge.
Circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.