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John A Stobbe

Beaverton, Oregon

May 1, 2016

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
31 Army Sgt

1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division

Fort Hood, Texas

 PTSD?

From The Killeen Daily Herals kdhnews.com 05/04/16

Fort Hood soldier found dead in Killeen identified

Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 4:18 pm
By David A. Bryant | Herald staff writer 

FORT HOOD — Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who was found unresponsive May 1 at his off-post residence in Killeen.
Sgt. John Andrew Stobbe, 31, whose home of record is listed as Beaverton, Ore,, entered the Army in September 2004 as an M1 armor crewman. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since June 2014.
Stobbe deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2005 to November 2006 and from June 2008 to May 2009. He also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from September 2010 to August 2011 and to South Korea from June 2015 to February 2016.
Stobbe’s awards and decorations include one Joint Service Commendation Medal, four Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, five Iraq Campaign Medals with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge with wheeled and track vehicles.
Circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.
From KOIN 6 CBS koin.com 05/04/16

Highly decorated Beaverton soldier found dead
Sgt. John Andrew Stobbe was found dead at his off-post residence

KOIN 6 News Staff
Published: May 4, 2016, 2:24 pm

KILLEEN, Texas (KOIN) — A soldier from Beaverton was found dead at his home near Fort Hood, Texas Sunday, according to Army officials.

Sergeant John Stobbe was 31-years-old. The circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.

According to the Army, Stobbe enlisted in September 2004. He had been based at Fort Hood since June 2014.

During his years as a soldier he was deployed to Iraq twice and Afghanistan once. He also spent several months in South Korea.

During his 12 years in the Army, Stobbe was awarded with one Joint Service Commendation Medal, 4 Army Commendation Medals, 2 Army Achievement Medals, 3 Army Good Conduct Medals, and many more.

KOIN 6 News will have more information later
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: May 4, 2016 4:02:53 PM CDT
Death of a Fort Hood Soldier
Sgt. John Andrew Stobbe

FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who was found unresponsive May 1 at his off-post residence in Killeen, Texas.
Sgt. John Andrew Stobbe, 31, whose home of record is listed as Beaverton, Oregon, entered the U.S. Army in September 2004 as an M1 Armor Crewman. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, since June 2014.
Stobbe deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from December 2005 to November 2006 and from June 2008 to May 2009. He also deployed in support of Operation New Dawn from September 2010 to August 2011 and to South Korea from June 2015 to February 2016.
Stobbe's awards and decorations include one Joint Service Commendation Medal, four Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, five Iraq Campaign Medals with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge and Driver and Mechanic Badge with wheeled and track vehicles. 
Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation.

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