Staff Sgt. Nicholas Reid, of Rochester, died Thursday at hospital in Landstuhl, Germany. He was 26.
The Defense Department said Reid was wounded Dec. 9 by an improvised explosive device.
Reid enlisted in the Army in 2006. He served with the 53rd Ordnance Company of the 3rd Ordnance Battalion, and had been deployed from Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
This was his second deployment to Afghanistan.
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