Governor and First Lady Honor Sgt. Ken K. Hermogino


SACRAMENTO – On behalf of all Californians, Governor Brown and First Lady Anne Gust Brown honor Sgt. Ken K. Hermogino, who bravely gave his life in service to our state and nation. The Governor and First Lady extend their deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.

In memorial, Governor Brown ordered that flags be flown at half-staff over the State Capitol today. Sgt. Hermogino’s family will receive a letter of condolence from the Governor.


Sgt. Ken K. Hermogino, 30, of Edwards Air Force Base, CA, died May 9 in Herat province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Hermogino was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.