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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- Aaron Alexis, the deceased suspect the FBI named as the person responsible for the Navy Yard shooting rampage on Monday, was a decorated Aviation Electrician's Mate, according to Department of Defense records.

Alexis, 34, of Fort Worth, TX, was given aNational Defense Service Medal and aGlobal War on Terrorism Service Medal, according to his Department of Defense records.

He enlisted in the Navy on May 5, 2007 and he was ranked as a Aviation Electrician's Mate, 3rd Class (AE3), on December 16, 2009, the records stated.

The records had Alexis's home of record as New York City, which contradicts the FBI's records of his home in Fort Worth.

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