Detroit, MI, USA
SGT, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment
8/26/2011, Fort Hood, USA
Sergeant Dennis Lamont Lee died after becoming ill during unit physical training Aug. 26. He was transported to Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead by the justice of the peace. The exact cause of death is undetermined at this time.
Lee, 37, originally from Detroit, entered active-duty service in May 2006 as a cannon crewmember. He was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, since November 2007.
He deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom from November 2007 to January 2009.
Lee’s awards and decorations include two Army Commendation Medals, Army Achievement Medal, Valorous Unit Award, Army Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Iraqi Campaign Medal with three campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, two Overseas Service Ribbons, one Combat Action Badge and a Driver and Mechanic Badge with Driver Wheeled Vehicles.