Soldier found dead in Texas identified as Bellevue native

Published: Sep. 21, 2016 at 3:54 PM CDT
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A soldier killed by an apparent gunshot wound in Killeen, Texas has been identified as a Bellevue native.

Fort Hood officials identified him as Pvt. Nathan Joshua Berg, 20. He was found dead from an apparent gunshot wound Sept. 17 in Killeen, Texas.

Pvt. Berg, whose home of record is listed as Bellevue, Nebraska, entered active-duty military service in May 2016 as an combat engineer. He was assigned to Reception Detachment, United States Army Garrison, Fort Hood, Texas, since September 2016.

Berg's awards and decorations include the National Defense Service Medal and the Army Service Ribbon.

Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation by the Killeen Police Department.