FORT HOOD (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas — Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) officials have released the name of a Soldier who died of injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident July 13 in Temple, Texas.
Spc. James Thomas Smith IV, 23, whose home of record is listed as Sachse, Texas, entered active-duty service in January 2015 as an explosive ordnance disposal specialist. He was assigned to the 752nd Ordnance Company, 79th Ordnance Battalion, Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos), Texas, since April 2016.
Smith’s awards and decorations include the Nation Defense Service Medal and Army Service Ribbon.
Circumstances surrounding the incident are currently under investigation by the Temple Police Department.