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Soldier Killed By Rocket Propelled Grenade In Afghanistan

Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman and family
Army Staff Sgt. Sonny Zimmerman and family

Army Staff Sgt. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, was killed July 16 in Mushaka, Afghanistan when a rocket propelled grenade hit his vehicle, according to the Department of Defense.

Zimmerman was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

Zimmerman was from Waynesfield, Ohio. According to WTVF-TV, he is survived by his wife, Morgan; his stepdaughter, Riley McVicker; and his parents, Chris Zimmerman and Michelle Fischbach.