Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson, 24, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany; died Aug. 31, 2007 in Landstuhl, Germany and was buried in Cedar Rapids, IA September 11, 2007.

Army Sgt. Kevin Gilbertson, 24, was shot Aug. 29 by enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq. He was on his second tour in Iraq and also served in Kosovo.

Gilbertson awards and decorations include the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation Award, Army Achievement Award and the Combat Action Badge.

Gilbertson, who went by the nickname “Gilmoe,” was a fun kid who left for the military in 2001 after graduating from High School.

We honor you, Kevin Gilbertson.

(Submission by: Randy Frank)