The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Kimmerly, 31, of North Creek, N.Y., was killed on Sept. 15, in Baghdad, Iraq. While on patrol, Kimmerly's vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade. Kimmerly died of his injuries.
Kimmerly was assigned to B Battery, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, based in Baumholder, Germany.
The incident is under investigation.