Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service

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Soldiers killed at Fort Hood had years of service
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Bob Butler, left, and Bob Gordon, right, work or a memorial at Central Christian Church for the victims of a Fort Hood shooting, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Bob Butler, left, and Bob Gordon, right, work or a memorial at Central Christian Church for the victims of a Fort Hood shooting, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Bob Butler, left, and Bob Gordon, right, work on a memorial at Central Christian Church for the victims of a Fort Hood shooting, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

This undated family photo provided by Glen Welton shows U.S. Army Sgt. Tim Owens, left, of Effingham, Ill., with his cousin Glen Welton. Owens was one of three people killed by a shooter at Fort Hood, Texas on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. The shooter, identified as Ivan Lopez, also wounded 16 others before shooting himself, according to authorities. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Owens family)

The U.S., Texas and City of Killeen flags fly at at half staff for shooting victims, Thursday, April 3, 2014, in Killeen, Texas. A soldier, Spc. Ivan Lopez, opened fire Wednesday on fellow service members at the Fort Hood military base, killing three people and wounding 16 before committing suicide. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Lt. Gen. Mark Milley, commander at the Fort Hood Army post in Texas, on Friday released the names of the three soldiers killed by Spc. Ivan Lopez, who then used the same .45-caliber pistol to kill himself. Milley said the shooting rampage on Wednesday at Fort Hood followed a verbal altercation.

Following are the military records of the three soldiers killed by Lopez:

DANIEL MICHAEL FERGUSON

Ferguson, 39, of Mulberry, Fla., enlisted in 1993 and was promoted to sergeant 1st class in October 2004. A transportation management coordinator, Ferguson most recently served in the 49th Transportation Movement Control Battalion at Fort Hood. Ferguson served in several overseas bases in Europe, including in Italy and Germany. He was deployed to Kuwait twice in 2003 and 2004. Later, he served in Iraq from September 2009 to May 2010. Ferguson’s most recent overseas deployment was in Afghanistan, where he served from June 2012 to March 2013.

TIMOTHY WAYNE OWENS

Owens, 37, of Effingham, Ill., enlisted in the Army in June 2004. A motor transport operator, Owens was a sergeant who was a heavy vehicle driver. He was most recently in the 154th Transportation Company in the 49th Movement Control Battalion in the 13th Sustainment Command at Fort Hood. Owens was deployed to Iraq from January to December 2005. Later he served in Kuwait from January to December 2010.

CARLOS LAZANEY RODRIGUEZ

Staff Sgt. Lazaney was a unit supply specialist who joined the Army in January 1994. Most recently, Lazaney was in the 21st Combat Support Hospital in the 1st Medical Brigade at Fort Hood. Lazaney, who was from Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, served in Kuwait from December 1998 to April 199. Later, he did two deployments in Iraq from April 2007 to April 2008 and then from July 2009 to July 2010.

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