Army officials at Fort Hood, Texas, have identified Staff Sgt. Anthony Ray Lovell as the soldier who died of injuries sustained in an apparent motorcycle accident on July 3.

Lovell, 40, was a cavalry scout assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, since March 2015, according to a statement released by Fort Hood.

He joined the Army in September 1997. His home of record is listed as Constantinople, Arizona.

Lovell deployed twice to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, from April 2007 to June 2008 and from September 2009 to August 2010. Army photos show Lovell teaching Iraqi police in Tarmiyah, Iraq, how to properly clear a room during his second deployment.

Lovell's awards and decorations include five Army Commendation Medals, five Army Achievement Medals, six Army Good Conduct Medals, National Defense Service Medal, two Iraq Campaign Medal with campaign stars, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Korea Defense Service Medal, two Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbons, Army Service Ribbon, three Overseas Service Ribbons, Combat Action Badge, Driver and Mechanic Badge and Marksman Qualification Badge Rifle Sharp Shooter Badge.

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