Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown
Ogdensburg
Massena-Potsdam
Lowville
Carthage
Malone
NNY Business
NNY Living
NNY Ads
Fri., Dec. 26
ADVERTISE SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Jefferson, St. Lawrence and Lewis counties, New York
In print daily. Online always.
Related Stories

Fort Drum soldier dies from injuries suffered in Afghanistan

PREV
NEXT
ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

A Fort Drum soldier died Tuesday in Germany of wounds he suffered in a small-arms attack on his unit Saturday in eastern Afghanistan.

According to a release from the post, Spc. Kerry M.G. Danyluk, an infantryman with the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, was attacked in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province, Afghanistan.

He was taken to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, where he died.

Spc. Danyluk, 27, of Cuero, Texas, joined the Army in 2010. He arrived at Fort Drum in March 2013 and deployed with the unit in November. The deployment was the second of his career.

Among his awards and decorations are the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Army Commendation Medal, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the NATO Medal, the Certificate of Achievement, the Combat Infantryman Badge and the Parachutist Badge. He completed the Master Driver Trainer Course, the Ranger Assessment Selection Program, the Airborne School and the Combatives Level 1 Course.

He is survived by his mother and father.

Spc. Danyluk is the second 10th Mountain Division soldier to die this year during a deployment. The first was Pfc. Joshua A. Gray, who died of unspecified non-combat-related injuries Feb. 10.

Commenting rules:
  1. Stick to the topic of the article/letter/editorial.
  2. When responding to issues raised by other commenters, do not engage in personal attacks or name-calling.
  3. Comments that include profanity/obscenities or are libelous in nature will be removed without warning.
Violators' commenting privileges may be revoked indefinitely. By commenting you agree to our full Terms of Use.
Giveaway
Syracuse Football Tickets Giveaway
Connect with Us
WDT News FeedsWDT on FacebookWDT on TwitterWDT on InstagramWDT for iOS: iPad, iPhone, and iPod touchWDT for Android
Showcase of Homes
Showcase of Homes