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Cedar Rapids soldier dies at Fort Hood


FORT HOOD, TEXAS (KWWL) -- The U.S. Army reports a Cedar Rapids soldier stationed at Fort Hood has died.

Sergeant Benjamin Daniel Chadwick, 28, died June 17.

Sgt. Chadwick was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, III Corps, Fort Hood, in January.

He joined the military in February 2005 as a fire support specialist.

Sgt. Chadwick was a decorated soldier receiving the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon and the Army Service Ribbon.

The circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.

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