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Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Michael Ferguson

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Michael Ferguson

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Michael Ferguson was killed in a shooting at Fort Hood on April 2, 2014.

 Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Michael Ferguson, 39, whose home of record is listed as Mulberry, Fla., entered active-duty service in July 1993 as a transportation management coordinator.

He was assigned to the 49th Transportation Battalion (Movement Control), 4th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), where he served as a transportation supervisor.

Ferguson’s deployments include serving in Kuwait from January to August 2003 and from October 2004 to September 2005; Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from September 2009 to May 2010; and Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom from June 2012 to March 2013.

His awards and decorations include a Bronze Star Medal, three Meritorious Service Medals, five Army Commendation Medals, two Army Achievement Medals, six Army Good Conduct Medals, two National Defense Service Medals, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, two Kosovo Campaign Medals with Bronze Service Star, Afghan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Armed Forces Service Medal, three Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, four Overseas Service Ribbons, and two NATO Medals.