Funeral services have been set for Army Sargent Darren Manzella, the first active duty servicemember to publicly disclose that he was gay.

Manzella, 36, died Thursday night in a tragic automobile accident in suburban Rochester, New York.

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His funeral will be held on Tuesday, September 3 at Saint Dominic's Roman Catholic Church in Brocton at 11 AM. Viewing services will be held Monday at Morse Funeral Home.

Manzella enlisted in the U.S. Army in 2002 and was twice deployed to the Middle East in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was awarded the Combat Medical Badge for providing medical care under fire during the Iraq war.

In 2007, Manzella revealed to 60 Minutes' Leslie Stahl that he had been serving openly. He said that he acknowledged to superiors investigating him that he was gay without incident.

After CBS aired the story, the Army handed down a determination of ineligibility, and Manzella was discharged under “Don't Ask, Don't Tell” in 2008. The policy, which prohibited gay troops from serving openly, was repealed three years later.

He is survived by his husband Javier Lapeira-Soto and his parents.