Pvt. Dakota Stump has been missing since Monday, and his family and chain of command need your help.
Stump, 19, an infantryman assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, is missing from Fort Hood, Texas, a spokesman confirmed to Army Times Friday.
The 1st Cavalry Division is exhausting all resources to look for him, Master Sgt. Jacob Caldwell told Army Times. Leadership has contacted local police, hospitals and is in contact with his mother, brother and girlfriend in addition to monitoring his barracks room.
Stump's cellphone is ringing, but there is no answer, Caldwell said.
"They spoke with soldiers who work directly with Pvt. Stump to see if there was any change in his demeanor or mood that they could make sense of why he would go missing," he added.
Stump drives a 2006 black Ford Mustang with red interior, Stump's brother Dustin told the local KCENnews station. He had been drinking a lot lately and tended to get into fights when drunk, he added.
He also mentioned that Stump has been underwhelmed by his experience in the Army so far.
Stump's unit has been in the field, but was on a break earlier this week.
"Pvt. Stump spent part of that refit mission at the Fort Hood [post exchange] with battle buddies who said he seemed to be in a good mood," Caldwell added.
Stump, an indirect fire infantryman, joined the Army in March and arrived at Fort Hood in June.
He has not had any behavioral or disciplinary issues, Caldwell said.
Meghann Myers is the Pentagon bureau chief at Military Times. She covers operations, policy, personnel, leadership and other issues affecting service members. Follow on Twitter @Meghann_MT