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Red Bluff Soldier Killed in ATV Accident

Published On: Mar 25 2013 11:42:06 AM CDT   Updated On: Mar 25 2013 12:23:53 PM CDT
Eric Bogner photo

Army Specialist Eric Bogner

RED BLUFF, Calif. -

A Red Bluff soldier based at Fort Hood Texas died from injuries suffered from an all-terrain vehicle accident March 13.

He was pronounced deceased seven days later on March 20 at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, Texas.

Specialist Eric Steven Bogner, 23 of Red Bluff, entered the military in January 2008 as a motor transport operator. He was assigned to Company E, 15th Combat Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since May 2011.

Bogner deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from May 2011 to November 2011.

Bogner's awards and decorations include three Army Achievement Medals, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Noncommissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon, Army Service Ribbon, Combat Action Badge and the Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled Vehicles.