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Reward Increased: Missing Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) Soldier
QUANTICO, VA (June 15, 2020) – The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is offering a reward of up to $25,000 for credible information leading to the whereabouts of missing Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) Soldier, PV2 Gregory Morales.
PV2 Morales was last seen driving his personally owned vehicle outside of Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) in Killeen, Texas on the night of Aug. 19, 2019. He was driving a 2018 Black KIA Rio with Texas temporary license tags – 46190B3. The vehicle has been recovered by authorities.
The last known known verbal contact with PV2 Morales was Aug. 20, 2019 and he has not been seen or heard from since that date. Morales was out processing from the Army and was scheduled to be discharged within a couple of days when he disappeared.
Morales may also be using the last name Wedel, which was his last name prior to his marriage. He was born and raised in Oklahoma and Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) was his first duty station while serving in the Army. PV2 Morales was known to associate with numerous civilians in and around Central Texas.
At this point, investigators have no credible information that this case is in any way connected to the search for Pfc. Vanessa Guillen who went missing from Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) in April. This allegation has been widely circulated via the media and on social media
Army CID and Fort Hood (Now designated Fort Cavazos) continue to seek the public’s help in finding PV2 Gregory Morales. According to CID officials, they are convinced someone knows the whereabouts of Morales and are encouraging people to come forward for the sake of Morales’ wife, step children, mother and fellow Soldiers.
Persons with information can contact Army CID Special Agents at 254-287-2722 or the Military Police Desk at 254-288-1170. They can also anonymously submit information at https://www.cid.army.mil/report-a-crime.html. People wishing to remain anonymous will be honored to the degree allowable under the law and the information will be held in the strictest confidence allowable.
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For more information about CID or to report a crime, visit www.cid.army.mil.