Posted on 2/2/14

military zimmermanFRANKFORT, Ky. (7/17/13) – Gov. Steve Beshear today recognized the sacrifice of a Fort Campbell soldier who died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
According to the Department of Defense, Staff Sgt. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, of Waynesfield, Ohio, died July 16, in Mushaka, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, Ky.
The Governor will order that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of Staff Sgt. Zimmerman’s interment for which arrangements are still pending.

Flag status information is available at
SurfKY News
Information provided by the office of Gov. Steve Beshear your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Weather Sponsored by

1 DOW 17,084.49
+33.74 (0.20%)    
2 S&P 2,014.89
+1.46 (0.07%)    
3 NASDAQ 4,830.47
+19.68 (0.41%)    

Most Read This Week

October 06, 2015 4842

County Passes Occupational Tax Ordinance

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 4715

Alleged Attempt to Hide Meth in Doughnuts Results…

by SurfKY News
October 05, 2015 4078

Four Charged with Drug Offenses after Motel…

by SurfKY News
October 06, 2015 3772

Dawson Man Charged with Cultivating Marijuana,…

by SurfKY News
October 07, 2015 3219

Vehicle Overturns during Two-Car Collision

by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read This Month

September 16, 2015 13371

Mining Accident Fatality - Update

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
September 30, 2015 11435

Dawson Woman Dead After Princeton Factory…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

October 08, 2015 1349

Madisonville Police Department Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1203

Hopkins County Health Department Food Scores Thru…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 1148

Local Pastor's Son Filming Documentary about…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 878

Work Zone Lane Restriction on Pennyrile Pkwy Set…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 778

Democratic Candidate for Governor Jack Conway…

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 763

Registration for Free 'Project Hire Kentucky'…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 718

Travis Ipox Appointed as New Agency Manager of…

by SurfKY News
October 09, 2015 644

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 611

UPDATE: Mortons Gap Boil Water Advisory Lifted

by SurfKY News
October 08, 2015 602

Guns - Stopping That One Person

by SurfKY News