Spc. Brenton Wade Blume
Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found dead August 2, 2015 by law enforcement authorities in Belton Lake.
Spc. Brenton Wade Blume, 21, whose home of record is listed as Houston, entered active-duty service in October 2012 as a combat engineer. He was assigned to 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, since June 2015.
Blume deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from March 2013 to November 2013.
Blume’s awards and decorations include the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with campaign star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Medal, NATO Medal, and Combat Action Badge.