Sgt. 1st Class Miguel A. Ferrara
FORT HOOD, Texas -- Fort Hood officials have released the name of a Soldier who died Nov. 1 from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident in Hico, Texas.
Sgt. 1st Class Miguel A. Ferrara, 30, whose home of record is listed as Lake Worth, Texas, entered active duty service Aug. 22, 2002, as an air defense battle management system operator. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 69th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Fort Hood, since April 2012.
Ferrara deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from March 2003 to August 2003, January 2005 to January 2006 and March 2007 to June 2008. He deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from July 2012 to April 2013.
Ferrara’s awards and decorations include a Bronze Star Medal, two Meritorious Service Medals, Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, three Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with two campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, three Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, and NATO Medal.