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.