Soldier killed in Schofield Barracks crash identified

SCHOFIELD (HawiiNewsNow)- A 25th Infantry Division Soldier that died early Saturday morning following a vehicle accident on Schofield Barracks has been identified.

Specialist Phillip S. Bullins, of Carthage, North Carolina enlisted in the U.S. Army in September of 2009 and was assigned to A Company, 1 Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

The 23-year old served as an Infantryman and stryker vehicle driver during the 2nd Brigade Combat Team's most recent deployment to Iraq. The combat team returned this past summer after supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. 

Bullins' awards and decorations include The Army Commendation Medal and the Combat Infantryman's Badge. He has also earned the National Defense Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon, Iraqi Campaign Medal with Bronze Star, and the Army Service Ribbon.

Three other Soldiers were injured in the crash. The crash is still under investigation.

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