A Fort Hood, Texas, soldier was declared dead Wednesday after being found unresponsive at his base residence, Army officials said.
A news release idenitified the soldier as Sgt. Eric Artine Gharakhanian, 28, of Glendale, Calif.
Gharakhanian enlisted in March 2011 as a human resources specialist. He was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood in September, base officials said in a statement on Monday.
His awards include two Army Commendation Medals and an Afghanistan Campaign Medal.
The statement said the death is under investigation.