A sailor from Villa Hills is one of the latest service members from the Tri-State to be killed in Iraq.
FOX19 News has learned that Chief Petty Officer Greg Billiter was killed in combat near Kirkuk.
The 15 year veteran was on his second tour of duty in Iraq.
He graduated from Covington Latin School in 1987 and was also an alum of the University of Dayton.
Billiter's funeral arrangements are being handled by the Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow.