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Army Staff Sergeant Kyle Evans
Army Staff Sergeant Kyle Evans was severely wounded on May 10, 2007 in Ninewah, Iraq. Staff Sergeant Evans was serving as a lead vehicle convoy commander responsible for escorting supplies to outlying combat posts in the northern province, which included Mosul and Talafar.
An Improvised Explosive Device exploded directly under his seat. He was evacuated to the Combat Support Hospital. He was diagnosed with a traumatic brain injury from the IED blast.
Among the commendations awarded to Staff Sergeant Evans were the Purple Heart, Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal (2), Army Achievement Medal (2), Army Good Conduct Medal (2), NCO Professional Development Ribbon, Combat Action Badge, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Medal, Global war on Terrorism Expeditionary Joint Meritorious Unit, Valorous Unit, Iraq Campaign Medal with Campaign Star, Army Service Ribbon, and Driver/Mechanic Badge.
Staff Sergeant Evans has been gifted a home in Orlando, Florida.