FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas– Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) officials have released the name of a Soldier who died on Sept. 5 from injuries sustained while conducting maintenance on a Bradley Fighting Vehicle here.
Pfc. Mason Webber, 22, whose home of record is listed as Marion, Iowa entered the Army in March 2018 as a Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer and has been assigned to 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division since August 2018.
Webber’s awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.
“The Darkhorse Squadron is deeply saddened by the sudden and tragic loss of Private First Class Mason Webber,” said Lt. Col. Adam Cannon, commander, 4-9 CAV . “We send our most heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of Pfc. Webber. Our thoughts and prayers go out to them in this trying time. He was an indelible part of the squadron and his loss is deeply felt.”
There is currently no photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated at www.fortcavazosmediacenter.com.
The incident is under investigation by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.