U.S Army Pfc. John F. Kihm, aged 19, from Philadelphia, died on 19th April 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. He was serving with the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Kihm joined the Army in March 2010. After completing training at Fort Benning, Ga., he transferred to Fort Drum in August.
Kihm's awards and decorations include the Afghanistan Campaign Medal, the Army Service Ribbon, the National Defense Service Medal, and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.
He is survived by his mother and father.