FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) officials have released the name of a Soldier who was pronounced deceased April 4 after being transported from his barracks to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center here.
Sgt. Daniel William Wildeman, 40, whose home of record is listed as Panama City, Florida, entered active-duty service in July 2008 as a combat engineer. He was assigned to 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas, since April 2015.
Wildeman deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from July 2009 to July 2010 and from June 2012 to February 2013.
Wildeman’s awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon and NATO Medal.
There is currently no official photo available. If one becomes available, this release will be updated www.fortcavazosmediacenter.com.
Circumstances surrounding this incident are currently under investigation by U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command. No further information will be released at this time to protect the investigative process.