Fallen Soldiers

2006

 

Updated 3/30/07

Revised 3/30/07


 

 

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DOD Release March 21, 2007

Lt. Col. Peter E. Winston, 56

Plant City, Fla.

143rd Sustainment Command, Orlando, Fla.

 

Died Nov. 13, 2006, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, from a non-combat related incident while in Iraq.

 

 

**DOD Release January 26, 2006**

Lt. Cmdr. Jane E. Lanham, 43

Owensboro, Ky.

Naval Branch Health Clinic, Bahrain.

 

 Died from natural causes Sep. 19, 2006, in Bahrain.

 

Petty Officer 3rd Class Roger A. Napper, 20

Greensburg, Pa.

Mobile Security Squadron Three, Detachment Bahrain.

 

Died of trauma from a single motor vehicle accident Oct. 7, 2006, in Bahrain.

 

Seaman Sandra S. Grant, 23

Linwood, N.C.

USS Eisenhower.

 

Died from natural causes Dec. 31, 2006, in the Arabian Sea.

 

 

DOD Release December 31, 2006

Spc. Dustin R. Donica, 22

Spring, Texas

3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died Dec. 28 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds received from small arms fire
while conducting combat operations.

 

Pfc. Nathaniel A. Given, 21

Dickinson, Texas.

4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2d Brigade Combat Team, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Sgt. Christopher P. Messer, 28

Petersburg, Mich.

4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2d Brigade Combat Team, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 27 in Baghdad of wounds received from an improvised explosive device that
detonated near them while on dismounted patrol.

 

Sgt. Edward W. Shaffer, 23

Mont Alto, Pa.

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 27 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained on Nov. 13 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq,
when an improvised explosive device detonated nearby.

 

 

DOD Release December 29, 2006

Pvt. Clinton T. McCormick, 20

Jacksonville, Fla.

2nd Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Dec. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated during combat operations.

 

 

Cpl. Christopher E. Esckelson, 22

Vassar, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Saginaw, Mich.

Lance Cpl. Nicholas A. Miller, 20

Silverwood, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Saginaw, Mich.

Lance Cpl. William D. Spencer, 20

Paris, Tenn.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tenn.

 

Died on December 28 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 28, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Dexter E. Wheelous, 37

Winder, Ga.

842nd Military Training and Transition team, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Spc. Michael J. Crutchfield, 21

Stockton, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 4th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 23 in Balad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.

 

 

Spc. Joseph A. Strong, 21

Lebanon, Ind.

3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Spc. Douglas L. Tinsley, 21

Chester, S.C.

3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died of injuries suffered when the vehicle they were in was involved in a
rollover incident on Dec. 26 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Joshua M. Schmitz, 21

Spencer, Wis.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died December 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. William C. Koprince Jr., 24

Lenoir City, Tenn.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died December 27 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Hayes Clayton, 29

Georgia

842nd Military Training and Transition team, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Dec. 25 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated while he was conducting combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 27, 2006

Pfc. Wilson A. Algrim, 21

Howell, Mich.

1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, Big Rapids, Mich.

Pvt. Bobby Mejia II

Saginaw, Mich.

1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, Big Rapids, Mich.

Spc. Chad J. Vollmer, 24

Grand Rapids, Mich.

1st Battalion, 125th Infantry, Big Rapids, Mich.

 

Died Dec. 23 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Myles C. Sebastien, 21

Opelousas, La.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 20 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Stephen L. Morris, 21

Lake Jackson, Texas

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 24 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. John T. Bubeck, 25

Collegeville, Pa. He later died Dec. 26.

9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Pfc. Andrew H. Nelson, 19

Saint Johns, Mich.

9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Spc. Aaron L. Preston, 29

Dallas. TX.

9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle
during combat operations Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Elias Elias, 27

Glendora, Calif.

3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Dec. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle while on patrol.

 

Sgt. Jae S. Moon, 21

Levittown, Pa.

2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle while on patrol Dec. 14 in Baghdad.

 

 

DOD Release December 26, 2006

Hospitalman Kyle A. Nolen, 21

Ennis, Texas

H Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Regimental Combat Team 7, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward, 29 Palms, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 21 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action.

 

Lance Cpl. Fernando S. Tamayo, 19

Fontana, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died December 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Jacob G. McMillan, 25

Lafayette, La.

1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died Dec. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle and was followed by enemy small arms fire.

 

Spc. Joshua D. Sheppard, 22

Quinton, Okla.

642nd Engineer Support Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his patrol came in
contact with the enemy using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Curtis L. Norris, 28

Dansville, Mich.

210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Spc. John Barta, 25

Corpus Christi, Texas

1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 23 in Buhritz, Iraq, of wounds suffered from indirect enemy fire during combat operations.

 

Pvt. Evan A. Bixler, 21

Racine, Wis.

1st Battalion, 6th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 24 in Hit, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire during security operations.

 

Pfc. Eric R. Wilkus, 20

Hamilton, N.J.

57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

 Died Dec. 25 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of a
non-combat related injury Dec. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jason C. Denfrund, 24

Cattaraugus, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his unit while on patrol.

 

 

DOD Release December 22, 2006

Spc. Robert J. Volker, 21

Big Spring, Texas

1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

 

Sgt. Scott D. Dykman, 27

Helena, Mont.

1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

 Died Dec. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Burgess, 21

Sanford, Mich.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Ryan L. Mayhan, 25

Hawthorne, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 20, 2006

Cpl. Joshua D. Pickard, 20

Merced, Calif.

2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 19 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Brian L. Mintzlaff, 34

Fort Worth, Texas

2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 18 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over.

 

Spc. Andrew P. Daul, 21

Brighton, Mich.

1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 19 in Hit, Iraq, of injuries suffered then an improvised explosive device
detonated near his Abrams tank during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 19, 2006

Lance Cpl. Nicklas J. Palmer, 19

Leadville, Colo.

1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

 Died Dec. 16 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Kevin M. Kryst, 27

West Bend, Wis.

Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 18 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Matthew W. Clark, 22

St. Louis, Mo.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Luke C. Yepsen, 20

Kingwood, Texas.

1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died December 14 due to injuries suffered from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Henry K. Kahalewai, 43

Hilo, Hawaii

1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Dec. 15 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, of wounds suffered Nov. 21 in Baghdad, Iraq,
when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker vehicle.

 

Pfc. Joe L. Baines, 19

Newark, N.J.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 16 at Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his HMMWV.

 

Staff Sgt. David R. Staats, 30

Pueblo, Colo,

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Matthew J. Stanley, 22

Wolfeboro Falls, N.H.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Seth M. Stanton, 19

Colorado Springs, Colo.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered when their HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device
while on mounted patrol Dec. 16 in Taji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 18, 2006

Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Phaneuf, 38

Eastford, Conn.

1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Brigade, Hartford, Conn.

 

Died Dec. 15 in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 17, 2006

Staff Sgt. Theodore A. Spatol, 59

Thermopolis, Wyo.

1041st Engineer Company, Rock Springs, Wyo.

 

Died of a non-combat related illness in Thermopolis on Dec. 14.

 

 

DOD Release December 16, 2006

Pfc. Paul Balint Jr., 22

Willow Park, Texas

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 15 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact
with the enemy using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 15, 2006

Spc. Nicholas P. Steinbacher, 22

La Crescenta, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his HMMWV in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 10.

 

Pfc. Albert M. Nelson, 31

Philadelphia.

1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Pfc. Roger A. Suarez-Gonzalez, 21

Miami.

1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

 Died Dec. 4 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered from small arms fire while
conducting security and observation operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 14, 2006

 

The Department of Defense announced today a change in the status of a soldier serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom from duty status whereabouts unknown (DUSTWUN) to missing-captured.

 

Spc. Ahmed K. Altaie, 41, of Ann Arbor, Mich.,
was declared missing-captured on Dec. 11.

 

On Oct. 23, Altaie was categorized as DUSTWUN when he allegedly was kidnapped while on his way to visit family in Baghdad, Iraq. The soldier is assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Baghdad. Efforts continue to obtain the successful and safe return of Altaie.

 

 

UPDATE

On Feb. 25, 2012 the armed forces medical examiner at the Dover Port Mortuary in Dover, Del., positively identified the remains of Staff Sgt. Ahmed K. Altaie.

 

 

 

 

 

Maj. Gloria D. Davis, 47

St. Louis, Mo.

Defense Security Assistance Agency, Washington, D.C.

 

 Died Dec. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release December 13, 2006

Spc. Philip C. Ford, 21

Freeport, Texas.

3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Sgt. Brennan C. Gibson, 26

Tualatin, Ore.

3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Spc.. Shawn M. Murphy, 24

Fort Bragg, N.C.

3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died Dec. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

 

Lance Cpl. Budd M. Cote, 21

Marana, Ariz.

Marine Wing Support Squadron 373, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Cpl. Matthew V. Dillon, 25

Aiken, S.C.

Marine Wing Support Squadron 373, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Clinton J. Miller, 23

Greenfield, Iowa

Marine Wing Support Squadron 373, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 11 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Master Sgt. Brian P. McAnulty, 39

Vicksburg, Miss.

3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 11 when the CH-53 helicopter he was riding in crashed
just after takeoff in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Brent W. Dunkleberger, 29

New Bloomfield, Pa.

2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle during
a convoy security mission in Mosul, Iraq, Dec. 12.

 

 

DOD Release December 12, 2006

 Staff Sgt. Thomas W. Clemons, 37

Leitchfield, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 123rd Armor, Leitchfield, Ky.

 

Died Dec. 10 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, from a non-combat health-related incident.

 

 1st Lt. Nathan M. Krissoff, 25

Reno, Nev.

Headquarters and Service Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Dec. 9 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 11, 2006

 Maj. Megan M. McClung, 34

Coupeville, Wash.

I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I MEF, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 6 while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 Lance Cpl. Cody G. Watson, 21

Oxford, Ala.

2nd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 6 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 10, 2006

Spc. Micah S. Gifford, 27

Redding, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Staff Sgt. Henry W. Linck, 23

Manhattan, Kan.

3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit while
on patrol during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 7.

 

 Staff Sgt. Kristofer R. Ciraso, 26

Bangor, Maine

1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military
vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 7.

 

 

DOD Release December 9, 2006

Sgt. Jesse J.J. Castro, 22

Chalan Pago, Guam.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Cpl. Jason I. Huffman, 23

Conover, N.C.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Pfc. Travis C. Krege, 24

Cheektowaga, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Spc. Joshua B. Madden, 21

Sibley, La.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Spc. Yari Mokri, 26

Pflugerville, Texas.

3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.

 

Died Dec. 6 in Hawijah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle while on patrol.

 

 Capt. Travis L. Patriquin, 32

Texas.

1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

Spc. Vincent J. Pomante III, 22

Westerville, Ohio.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany. 

 

Died Dec. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 8, 2006

 Lance Cpl. Brent E. Beeler, 22

Jackson, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Lansing, Mich. 

 

 Died Dec. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 Cpl. Billy B. Farris, 20

Bapchule, Ariz.

5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. 

 

Died Dec. 3 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle while conducting escort operations.

 

Sgt. Jay R. Gauthreaux, 26

Thibodaux, La.

3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. 

 

Died Dec. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in Baqubah, Iraq, when in improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol.

 

Spc. Nicholas R. Gibbs, 25

Stokesdale, N.C.

1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he came in contact with enemy forces
using small arms fire while conducting observation and security operations.

 

 Cpl. Dustin J. Libby, 22

Presque Isle, Maine

2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 7, 2006

Spc. Kenneth W. Haines, 25

Fulton, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 3 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle while on patrol in Abu Hishma, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Yevgeniy Ryndych, 24

Brooklyn, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Dec. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his unit while on patrol.

 

Spc. Jordan W. Hess, 26

Marysville, Wash.

1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 5 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries suffered on Nov. 11
in Ta'Meem, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his combat patrol.

 

Staff Sgt. Robert L. Love Jr., 28

Meridian, Miss.

16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 1 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Spc. Marco L. Miller, 36

Longwood, Fla.

3rd Battalion Support Company, 20th Special Forces Group, Camp Blanding, Fla.

 

Died Dec. 5 at Landstuhl Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered Dec. 3
in Taji, Iraq, from enemy indirect fire while conducting an escort mission.

 

 

DOD Release December 6, 2006

Hospitalman Christopher A. Anderson, 24

Longmont, Colo.

Navy Corpsman assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force, Atlantic, based in Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 4 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Thomas P. Echols, 20

Shepherdsville, Ky.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 4 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Shawn L. English, 35

Westerville, Ohio

577th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

 

Died Dec. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Maj. Joseph T. McCloud, 39

Grosse Pointe Park, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Cpl. Joshua C. Sticklen, 24

Virginia Beach, Va.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 3 when the CH-46 helicopter they were in crashed in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Nicholas D. Turcotte, 23

Maple Grove, Minn.

2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry, West St. Paul, Minn.

 

Died Dec. 4 in An Nasiriyah, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a vehicle accident.

 

Sgt. Keith E. Fiscus, 26

Townsend, Del.

1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 5, 2006

Capt. Kermit O. Evans, 31

Hollandale, Miss.

27th Civil Engineer Squadron, Cannon Air Force Base, N.M. and was deployed with the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing, Balad Air Base, Iraq.

 

Died when the U.S. Marine Corps CH-46 helicopter he was riding in made an emergency
water landing in western Al Anbar Province, Dec. 3.

 

Pvt. Troy D. Cooper, 21

Amarillo, Texas

2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 3 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near
his vehicle in Balad, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Ross A. McGinnis, 19

Knox, Pa.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 4 of injuries suffered when a grenade was thrown into his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 4, 2006

Lance Cpl. Jesse D. Tillery, 19

Vesper, Wis.

2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 2 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Bryan T. McDonough, 22

Maplewood, Minn.

2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, Crookston, Minn.

Spc. Corey J. Rystad, 20

Red Lake Falls, Minn.

2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, Crookston, Minn.

 

Died Dec. 2 in Fallujah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their HMMWV during security operations.

 

Staff Sgt. John L. Hartman Jr., 39

Tampa, Fla.

1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Nov. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

The Department of Defense today announced the identity of a soldier currently listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Spc. Dustin M. Adkins, 22

Finger, Tenn.

Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Has been unaccounted for since Dec. 3 in Haditha, Iraq, when the CH-46 helicopter he
was in made an emergency landing.

 

 

DOD Release December 3, 2006

 

Previously listed as "Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown," on November 29, 2006
awaiting positive DNA identification of remains from the crash site.

 

Maj. Troy L. Gilbert, 34

Litchfield Park, Ariz.

309th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

 

 

Died Nov. 27 when his F-16C fighter crashed 20 miles northwest of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 2, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jeremy W. Mulhair, 35

Omaha, Neb.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 30 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during reconnaissance operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 1, 2006

Spc. Chris Kleinwachter, 29

Wahpeton, N.D.

1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.

 

Died Nov. 30 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his vehicle
rolled over during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Theodore M. West, 23

Richmond, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Cpl. Jonerik Loney, 21

Hartselle, Ala.

1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Hit, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 30, 2006

Spc. Christopher E. Mason, 32

 Mobile, Ala.

1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Bayji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces
using small arms fire while on patrol.

 

Sgt. Jeannette T. Dunn, 44

Bronx, N.Y.

15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 26 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related injury.

 

Spc. Jeffrey G. Roberson, 22

Phelan, Calif.

230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Michael A. Shank, 31

Bonham, Texas.

230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, Kaiserslautern, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Logar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 29, 2006

The Department of Defense announced today the identity of an airman listed as
Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN).

 

Maj. Troy L. Gilbert
Pilot of an Air Force F-16C engaged in support of coalition ground
combat operations that crashed approximately 20 miles northwest of
Baghdad Nov. 27.

 

Gilbert is assigned to the 309th Fighter Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, AZ
and currently deployed to the 332nd Expeditionary Wing,
Balad Air Force Base, Iraq.

 

Update:
DOD Release December 3

 

 

 

1st Lt. Benjamin D. Keating, 27

Shapleigh, Maine

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment (Reconnaissance, Surveillance, Target Acquisition), 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 26 in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his vehicle turned over.

 

 

DOD Release November 28, 2006

Pvt. Joshua C. Burrows, 20

Bossier City, La.

1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Bridade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

1st Lt. David M. Fraser, 25

Texas.

3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Capt. Jason R. Hamill, 31

New Haven, Conn.

3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their vehicle Nov. 26 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Nathan J. Goodiron, 25

Mandaree, N.D.

National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, Grand Forks, N.D.

 

 Died Nov. 23 in Qarabagh, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades.

 

Staff Sgt. Daniel M. Morris, 28

Clinton, Tenn.

1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 25 in Al Judiah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael A. Schwarz, 20

Carlstadt, N.J.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 27 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lt. Scott B. Lundell, 35

Hurricane, Utah

I Corps Artillery, Utah National Guard, Camp Williams, Utah.

 

Died Nov. 25 in Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades while on patrol during
combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 27, 2006

Pvt. Reece D. Moreno, 19

Prescott, Ariz.

92 Engineer Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Balad, Iraq, on Nov. 24.

 

Sgt. 1st Class James D. Priestap, 39

Harwood, Mich.

46th Military Police Company, Kingsford, Mich.

 

Died Nov. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he came in contact with enemy forces
using small arms fire during checkpoint operations.

 

Lance Cpl. James R. Davenport, 20

Danville, Ind.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 22 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pvt. Heath D. Warner, 19

Canton, Ohio

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 22 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Nicholas P. Rapavi, 22

Springfield, Va.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 24 from wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Michael C. Ledsome, 24

Austin, Texas

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West, 20

Aguanga, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 26, 2006

Command Sgt. Maj. Donovan E. Watts, 46

Atlanta, Ga.

1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died Nov. 21 in Bayji, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Siniyah, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 23, 2006

Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Alonzo, 21

Dumas, Texas

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died November 22 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. James P. Musack, 23

Riverside, Iowa

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Samarra, Iraq, on Nov. 21.

 

 

DOD Release November 22, 2006

Spc. Eric Vizcaino, 21

New Mexico

2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 21 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered Nov. 20 in Samarra, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 21, 2006

Spc. Bradley N. Shilling, 22

Stanwood, Mich.

1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Big Rapids, Mich.

 

Died Nov. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 20, 2006

Lance Cpl. Jeremy S. Shock, 22

Tiffin, Ohio

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Perrysburg, Ohio.

 

Died Nov. 19 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 18, 2006

Cpt. John R. Dennison, 24

Ijamsville, MD

5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Nov. 15 in Balad, Iraq, as a result of small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 17, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Tung M. Nguyen, 38

Tracy, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Col. Thomas H. Felts Sr., 45

Sandston, Va.

Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, Kan.

Spc. Justin R. Garcia, 26

Elmhurst, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

Spc. Eric G. Palacios Rivera, 21

Atlantic City, N.J.

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 14 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Schuyler B. Haynes, 40

New York.

1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Mitchel T. Mutz, 23

Falls City, Texas.

1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died Nov. 15 in Baquba, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

Capt. Rhett W. Schiller, 26

Wisconsin

5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 16 in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 16, 2006

Lance Cpl. Michael D. Scholl, 21

Lincoln, Neb.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 14 from wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Mario D. Gonzalez, 21

La Puente, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Daniel J. Allman II, 20

Canon, Ga.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Pfc. Jang H. Kim, 20

Placentia, Calif.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 15, 2006

Lance Cpl. Kristopher C. Warren, 19

Resaca, Ga.

4th Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chattanooga, Tenn.

 

Died Nov. 9 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Timothy W. Brown, 21

Sacramento, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 14, 2006

Staff Sgt. William S. Jackson II, 29

Saginaw, Mich.

16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Misael Martinez, 24

Chapel Hill, N.C.

16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

Sgt. Angel De Jesus Lucio Ramirez, 22

Pacoima, Calif.

16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

 

 Died Nov. 11 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

1st Lt. Michael A. Cerrone, 24

Clarksville, Tenn.

2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Pfc. Harry A. Winkler III, 32

Clarksville, Tenn.

2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Samarra, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 13, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Rudy A. Salcido, 31

Ontario, Calif.

Army National Guard's 1114th Transportation Company, Bakersfield, Calif.

 

Died on Nov. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, after an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

Staff Sgt. Richwell A. Doria, 25

San Diego, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Regiment, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on Nov. 7 in Kirkuk, Iraq, after being struck by small arms fire during an air assault mission.

 

Sgt. Courtland A. Kennard, 22

Starkville, Miss.

Army's 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Gregory W. G. McCoy, 26

Webberville, Mich.

Army's 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 9 after an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Sgt. Bryan K. Burgess, 35

Garden City, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Perrysburg, Ohio.

 

Died Nov. 9 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 9, 2006

Sgt. Lucas T. White, 28

Moses Lake, Wash.

1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit
came in contact with enemy forces while on patrol.

 

 

DOD Release November 8, 2006

Chief Warrant Officer Miles P. Henderson, 24

Amarillo, Texas.

1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Chief Warrant Officer John R. Priestner, 42

Pennsylvania.

1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 6 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed.

 

Lance Cpl. Ryan T. McCaughn, 19

Manchester, N.H.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 7, 2006

Cpl. Kyle W. Powell, 21

Colorado Springs, Colo.

1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 4 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Jose A. Galvan, 22

San Antonio, Texas

1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Douglas C. Desjardins, 24

Mesa, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Ray Barracks, Giessen, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 5 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. James E. Brown, 20

Owensville, Ind.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Jason D. Whitehouse, 27

Phoenix, Ariz.

2nd Intelligence Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lt. Mark C. Gelina, 33

Moberly, Mo.

2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 4 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Kevin J. Ellenburg, 20

Middleburg, Fla.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

 

Sgt. 1st Class William R. Brown, 30

Fort Worth, Texas

1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 6 in Sperwan-Gar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 6, 2006

Sgt. Charles J. McClain, 26

Fort Riley, Kan.

3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. Alex Oceguera, 19

San Bernardino, Calif.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Maj. Douglas E. Sloan, 40

Evans Mills, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near their vehicle Oct. 31 in Wygal Valley, Afghanistan.

 

Lt. Col. Paul J. Finken, 40

Earling, Iowa.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Joseph A. Gage, 28

Modesto, Calif.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Lt. Col. Eric J. Kruger, 40

Garland, Texas.

2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.

 

Died Nov. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near their vehicles.

 

Spc. James L. Bridges, 22

Buhl, Idaho

2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Ala.

 

Died Nov. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy
forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 4, 2006

Lance Cpl. Luke B. Holler, 21

Bulverde, Texas

Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Michael H. Lasky, 22

Sterling, Alaska

Marine Forces Reserve’s 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.

 

Died Nov. 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 3, 2006

Spc. Isaiah Calloway, 23

Jacksonville, Fla.

1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Hohenfels, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 30 in Marah, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when his unit came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Pvt. Michael P. Bridges, 23

Placentia, Calif.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 2 in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 2, 2006

Cpl. Gary A. Koehler, 21

Ypsilanti, Mich.

1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

The Department of Defense today announced the identity of a soldier currently listed as
Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN)
while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Spc. Ahmed K. Altaie, 41

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Provincial Reconstruction Team Baghdad.

 

 

***Update 12/14/06****

 

 

 

Has been unaccounted for since Oct. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, at about 4:30 p.m. GMT.

Efforts continue to gather information and locate Altaie.

 

Lance Cpl. Minhee Kim, 20

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Lansing, Mich.

 

Died Nov. 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Michael R. Weidemann, 23

Newport, R.I.

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 31 in Hit, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his Light Medium Tactical Vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 1, 2006

Pfc. Jason Franco, 18

Corona, Calif.

Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 11, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Miramar, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 31 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Michael T. Seeley, 27

Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada

2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Sgt. Kraig D. Foyteck, 26

Skokie, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Oct. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Kenneth E. Bostic, 21

Hawthorne, Nev.

204th Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, 1st Combat Support Brigade, Fort Polk, La.

 

Died Oct. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from contact with enemy forces
using small arms fire during check point operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 31, 2006

Lance Cpl. Troy D. Nealey, 24

Eaton Rapids, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Lansing, Mich.

 

Died Oct. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Kyu H. Chay, 34

Fayetteville, N.C.

1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

 

Died on Oct. 28 in the Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when
an improvised explosive device detonated near his combat patrol.

 

 

DOD Release October 30, 2006

Sgt. Luke J. Zimmerman, 24

Luxemburg, Wis.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

 Died Oct. 27 from injuries suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pvt. Michael V. Bailey, 20

Waldorf, Md.

4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.

 

Died on Oct. 27 in Salerno, Afghanistan, from non-combat related injuries.

 

 

DOD Release October 28, 2006

Staff Sgt. Patrick O. Barlow, 42

Greensboro, N.C.

50th Engineer Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

 

 Died on Oct. 18 in San Antonio, Texas, from a non-combat-related medical condition.

 

First Sgt. Ricky L. McGinnis, 42

Hamilton, Ohio

1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Oct. 26, in Balad, Iraq, from injuries suffered that same day in Muqdadiyah, Iraq,
when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

 

 

DOD Release October 27, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Tony L. Knier, 31

Sabinsville, Pa.

1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died Oct. 21 in Bayji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 26, 2006

1st Lt. Amos C. R. Bock, 24

New Madrid, Mo.

4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Oct. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles V. Komppa, 35

Belgrade, Mont.

3rd Naval Construction Regiment, Multi-National Corps – Iraq, and was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 18, Detachment 0618 in Billings, Mont.

 

Died Oct. 25 from enemy action while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Daniel B. Chaires, 20

Tallahassee, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 25 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jonathan B. Thornsberry, 22

McDowell, Ky.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Johnson City, Tenn.

 

Died Oct. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Donald S. Brown, 19

Succasunna, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 25 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Thomas M. Gilbert, 24

Downers Grove, Ill.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Grand Rapids, Mich.

 

Died Oct. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 25, 2006

Lance Cpl. Richard A. Buerstetta, 20

Franklin, Tenn.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tenn.

Lance Cpl. Tyler R. Overstreet, 22

Gallatin, Tenn.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tenn.

 

Died Oct. 23 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Maj. David G. Taylor, 37

North Carolina

2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Sgt. Willsun M. Mock, 23

Harper, Kan.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Spc. Nicholas K. Rogers, 27

Deltona, Fla.

4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his patrol came in
contact with enemy forces during combat operations.

 

Seaman Charles O. Sare, 23

Hemet, Calif.

Hospital Corpsman, assigned to Naval Ambulatory Care Center, Port Hueneme, Calif. and was currently serving with Multi-National Corps – Iraq.

 

Died Oct. 23 from enemy action while conducting combat operations in the Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Carl A. Eason, 29

Lovelady, Texas

4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Spc. Nathaniel A. Aguirre, 21

Carrollton, Texas.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Matthew W. Creed, 23

Covina, Calif.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their patrol
came in contact with enemy forces.

 

 

DOD Release October 24, 2006

Pvt. Edwardo J. Lopez, 21

Aurora, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

 Died Oct. 19 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Eric W. Herzberg, 20

Severna Park, Md.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Ronald L. Paulsen, 53

Vancouver, Wash.

Army Reserve’s 414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Utica, N.Y.

 

Died on Oct. 17 in Tarmiya, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an
improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 23, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jesus M. Montalvo, 46

Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Clifford R. Collinsworth, 20

Chelsea, Mich.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Nathan R. Elrod, 20

Salisbury, N.C.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Manoukian, 22

Lathrup Village, Mich.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Joshua C. Watkins, 25

Jacksonville, Fla.

2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 22, 2006

Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Witte, 27

Beardsley, Minn.

2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died on Oct. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle during a combat patrol.

 

 

 

DOD Release October 20, 2006

Cpl. Russell G. Culbertson III, 22

Amity, Pa.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Joseph C. Dumas Jr., 25

New Orleans.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

2nd Lt. Christopher E. Loudon, 23

Brockport, Pa.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Cpl. David M. Unger, 21

Leavenworth, Kan.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel A. Brozovich, 42

Greenville, Pa.

1st Battalion, 213th Air Defense Artillery, Spring City, Pa.

 

Died Oct. 18 in Ashraf, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his Armored Security Vehicle while on combat patrol.

 

Pfc. Nathan J. Frigo, 23

Kokomo, Ind.

1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Staff Sgt. Ryan E. Haupt, 24

Phoenix, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. Norman R. Taylor III, 21

Blythe, Calif.

1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Oct. 17 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 19, 2006

Sgt. Lester D. Baroncini Jr., 33

Bakersfield, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Pfc. Stephen D. Bicknell, 19

Prattville, Ala.

2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 15 in Samarra, Iraq, of injuries suffered when two land mines detonated near their HMMWV.

 

2nd Lt. Joshua L. Booth, 23

Fiskdale, Mass.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 17 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Garth D. Sizemore, 31

Mount Sterling, Ky.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his patrol came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Daniel W. Winegeart, 23

Kountze, Texas

5th Group Support Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Oct. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when his
Light Medium Tactical Vehicle drove off an overpass.

 

Spc. Jose R. Perez, 21

Ontario, Calif.

1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 18 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 17, 2006

1st Lt. Joshua Deese, 25

North Carolina

2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Sgt. Jonathan E. Lootens, 25

Lyons, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

 Died Oct. 15 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their vehicle in Kirkuk, Iraq, during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Keith J. Moore, 28

San Francisco, CA

2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.

 

Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane, 35

Darby, Pa.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

1st Sgt. Charles M. King, 48

Mobile, Ala.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Timothy J. Lauer, 25

Saegertown, Pa.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 14 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Capt. Mark C. Paine, 32

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 15 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 16, 2006

Sgt. Nicholas R. Sowinski, 25

Tempe, Ariz.

4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died on Oct. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Pfc. Kenny F. Stanton Jr., 20

Hemet, Calif.

57th Military Police Company, Waegwan, Korea.

 

Died on Oct. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Airman 1st Class Leebernard E. Chavis, 21

Hampton, Va.

824th Security Forces Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga.

 

Died Oct. 14 while performing duties as a turret gunner with the Iraqi police in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Luis E. Tejeda, 20

Huntington Park, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 30 in Al Asad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Hit, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Brock A. Babb, 40

Evansville, Ind.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Terre Haute, Ind.

 

Died Oct. 15 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Hines, 26

Olney, Ill.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Terre Haute, Ind.

 

Died Oct. 15 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jonathan J. Simpson, 25

Rockport, Texas

1st Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

 Died Oct. 14 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lt. Johnny K. Craver, 37

McKinney, Texas

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 14, 2006

Private 1st Class Thomas J. Hewett, 22

Temple, Texas

1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Oct. 13 at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., from injuries
sustained during a Sept. 26 incident in Baghdad, Iraq, during which an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Spc. Jason A. Lucas, 24

Columbus, Ohio

2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.

 

Died on Oct. 13 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his vehicle was
struck by a suicide bomber using a vehicle-born improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Gene A. Hawkins, 24

Orlando, Fla.

14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Combat Support Brigade (Maneuver Enhancement), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died on Oct. 12 in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 13, 2006

Chief Warrant Officer Scott W. Dyer, 38

Cocoa Beach, Fla.

3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died Oct. 11 in Banditemur, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered during combat operations.

 

Capt. Shane T. Adcock, 27

Mechanicsville, Va.

3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on Oct. 11 in Hawijah, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy grenade fire.

 

Sgt. Justin T. Walsh, 24

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 11 at National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Md., from wounds received
while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Oct. 5.

 

 

DOD Release October 12, 2006

Sgt. Julian M. Arechaga, 23

Oceanside, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 9 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jon E. Bowman, 21

Dubach, La.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 9 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Shelby J. Feniello, 25

Connellsville, Pa.

1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 9 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. John E. Hale, 20

Shreveport, La.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 6 from wounds received while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Stephen F. Johnson, 20

Marietta, Ga.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 8 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Bradford H. Payne, 24

Montgomery, Ala.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 6 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Derek W. Jones, 21

Salem, Ore.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 8 from wounds received while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeremy S. Sandvick Monroe, 20

Chinook, Mont.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 8 from wounds received while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Robert M. Secher, 33

Germantown, Tenn.

3rd Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Oct. 8 from wounds received while conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 11, 2006

Sgt. Lawrence L. Parrish, 36

Lebanon, Mo.

110th Engineer Battalion, Kansas City, Mo.

Spec. John E. Wood, 37

Humboldt, Kan.

891st Engineer Battalion, Garnett, Kan.

 

 Died Oct. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Brandon S. Asbury, 21

Tazewell, Va.

4th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Oct. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spec. Timothy A. Fulkerson, 20

Utica, Ky.

1st Battalion, 82nd Aviation Reconnaissance Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 8 in Tikrit, Iraq, when a landmine detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Phillip B. Williams, 21

Gardnerville, Nev.

 4th Brigade Troop Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Oct. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy contact during combat operations

 

 

DOD Release October 10, 2006

Pfc. Dean R. Bright, 32

Roseburg, Oregon.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Timothy R. Burke, 24

Hollywood, Fla.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Christopher O. Moudry, 31

Baltimore, Md.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. George R. Obourn Jr., 20

Creve Coeur, Ill.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died in Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 4 after being attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and other weapons.

 

Cpl. Carl W. Johnson II, 21

Philadelphia, Pa.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died on Oct. 7 in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Cpl. Nicholas A. Arvanitis, 22

Salem, New Hampshire

1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

 

Died on Oct. 6 in Bayji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when he encountered enemy fire.

 

Pfc. Shane R. Austin, 19

Edgerton, Kan.

1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armor Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died on Oct. 8 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries suffered by enemy grenade fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 8, 2006

Spc. Fernando D. Robinson, 21

Hawthorne, Calif.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Oct. 2 in Korengal, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his patrol came under
attack by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades.

 

Spc. Raymond S. Armijo, 22

Phoenix, Ariz.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. James D. Ellis, 25

Valdosta, Ga.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Justin R. Jarrett, 21

Jonesboro, Ga.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Kristofer C. Walker, 20

Creve Coeur, Ill.

7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 2, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 6, 2006

Lance Cpl. Edward M. Garvin, 19

Malden, Mass.

2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Benjamin S. Rosales, 20

Houston, Texas

2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 4 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 5, 2006

Staff Sgt. Daniel Isshak, 25

Alta Loma, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on Oct. 3 in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries suffered when his vehicle received enemy small
arms fire at Hawija, Iraq, during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 4, 2006

Capt. Justin D. Peterson, 32

Davisburg, Mich.

1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 1 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Denise A. Lannaman, 46

Bayside, N.Y.

Army National Guard’s 1569th Transportation Company, Newburgh, N.Y.

 

Died at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on Oct. 1 from a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. Joseph W. Perry, 23

Alpine, Calif.

21st Military Police Company, 16th Military Police Brigade, XVIIIth Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Oct. 2 in Muhallah, Iraq, when his mounted patrol came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Angelo J. Vaccaro, 23

Deltona, Fla.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Oct. 2 in Korengal, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Jonathan Rojas, 27

Hammond, Ind.

1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Ala.

 

Died on Oct. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy small arms fire
while performing security operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 3, 2006

Cpl. Aaron L. Seal, 23

Elkhart, Ind.,

Marine Forces Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Sound Bend, Ind.

 

 Died Oct. 1 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

Lance Cpl. Christopher B. Cosgrove III, 23

Cedar Knolls, N.J.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Dover, N.J.

 

Died Oct. 1 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Chase A. Haag, 22

Portland, Ore.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 1 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Staff Sgt. Joe A. Narvaez, 25

San Antonio, Texas

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 2 after being shot by enemy forces.

 

Sgt. Mario Nelson, 26

Brooklyn, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died in Hit, Iraq, on Oct. 1 from injuries suffered when a rocket-propelled
grenade detonated near his vehicle.

 

Pfc. Satieon V. Greenlee, 24

Pendleton, S.C.

4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 2 as a result of injuries suffered from enemy small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Michael K. Oremus, 21

Highland, N.Y.

57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, Seoul

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 2 after being shot by enemy forces.

 

 

DOD Release October 2, 2006

Spc. Robert F. Weber, 22

Cincinnati, Ohio

1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died near the Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, (about 30 miles south of Mosul, Iraq)
as a result of a vehicle roll-over on Sept. 30.

 

Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely, 48

Marshalltown, Iowa

National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, Iowa Falls, Iowa.

Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20

Iowa City, Iowa

National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, Iowa Falls, Iowa.

 

Died in Al Asad, Iraq, on Sept. 30 of injuries suffered when their vehicle
received small arms fire during security operations.

 

Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor, 25

Garden Grove, Calif.

SEAL assigned to a West-Coast based command.

 

Died Sept. 29 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 30, 2006

Pfc. Christopher T. Blaney, 19

Winter Park, Fla.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident on Sept. 29.

 

 

DOD Release September 29, 2006

Lance Cpl. James Chamroeun, 20

Union City, Ga.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Sept. 28 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against
enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Henry Paul, 24

Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Edward C. Reynolds, Jr., 27

Groves, Texas.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 26, of injuries suffered when their M2A3 Bradley
Fighting Vehicle rolled over while maneuvering.

 

 

DOD Release September 28, 2006

Cpl. Casey L. Mellen, 21

Huachuca City, Ariz.

5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died on Sept. 25 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his mounted patrol came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq.

 

1st Lt. James N. Lyons, 28

Rochester, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Sept. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his mounted patrol came in
contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Jose A. Lanzarin, 28

Lubbock, Texas

2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Killed in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept. 26, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 27, 2006

Pfc. Christopher T. Riviere, 21

Cooper City, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Sept. 26 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against
enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Jared J. Raymond, 20

Swampscott, Mass.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Sept. 19, in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his M1A2 Abrams Tank during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 26, 2006

Cpl. Windell J. Simmons, 20

Hopkinsville, Ky.

3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Carlos Dominguez, 57

Savannah, Ga.

414th Civil Affairs Battalion, Utica, N.Y.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Kenneth E Kincaid, IV, 25

Lilburn, Ga.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Sgt. Velton Locklear, III, 29

Lacey, Wash.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died in Riyadh, Iraq, on Sept. 23, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

 

DOD Release September 25, 2006

Cpl. Cesar A. Granados, 21

Le Grand, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept.15, when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Allan R. Bevington, 22

Beaver Falls, Pa.

40th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Sept.21, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near him during combat operations.

 

1st Lt. Ashley L. (Henderson) Huff, 23

Belle Mead, N.J.

549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Mosul, Iraq, on Sept.19, when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device detonated near her mounted patrol during combat operations.

 

Cpl. Bobby T. Callahan, 22

Jamestown, N.C.

4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Sept.19, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his HMMWV rolled over while maneuvering.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Charles J. Jones, 29

Lawrenceburg, Ky.

National Guard's 149th Brigade Combat Team, Louisville, Ky.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident on Sept. 20.

 

Pvt. Eric M. Kavanagh, 20

Glen Burnie, Md.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 20, when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Howard S. March Jr., 20

Buffalo, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 24 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Rene Martinez, 20

Miami, Fla.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 24 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 22, 2006

Cpl. Marcus A. Cain, 20

Crowley, La.

4th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. Jennifer M. Hartman, 21

New Ringgold, Pa.

4th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. Aaron A. Smith, 31

Killeen, Texas

4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive
device detonated in the vicinity of a West Baghdad Substation where they were located.

 

Cpl. Yull Estrada Rodriguez, 21

Alegre Lajas, Puerto Rico

3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

 Died Sept. 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Master Sgt. Robb G. Needham, 51

Vancouver, Wash.

Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 356th Regiment (Logistical Support), 4th Brigade, 91st Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept.20, of injuries suffered when his patrol came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 21, 2006

Sgt. Christopher M. Zimmerman, 28

Stephenville, Texas

2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 19, 2006

Sgt. Adam L. Knox, 21

Columbus, Ohio

Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Company, Columbus, Ohio.

 

 Died on Sept. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his patrol encountered enemy forces
using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Jeffrey P. Shaffer, 21

Harrison, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany.

 

 Died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept.13 when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations.

 

Sgt. James R. Worster, 24

Broadview Heights, Ohio

10th Combat Support Hospital, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died from a non-combat related incident on Sept. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Russell M. Makowski, 23

Union, Mo.

4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept. 14 when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.  

 

 

DOD Release September 18, 2006

Petty Officer 2nd Class David S. Roddy, 32

Aberdeen, Md.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Two in Norfolk, Va., and was serving with Multi-National Corps - Iraq.

 

Died Sept. 16 while his unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces
in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Bernard L. Deghand, 42

Mayetta, Kan.

Army National Guard 35th Division Artillery, Hutchinson, Kan.

 

Died on Sept. 15 in Spira, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his unit encountered enemy forces
using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Clint E.Williams, 24

Kingston, Okla.

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Sgt. David J. Davis, 32

Mount Airy, Md.

Army's 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept.17, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his Stryker Armored Vehicle during combat operations in Sadr City, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 16, 2006

Lance Cpl. Ryan A. Miller, 19

Pearland, Texas

3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Sept. 14 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lt. Emily J.T. Perez, 23

Texas

204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Sept.12 of injuries sustained in Al Kifl, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near her HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 15, 2006

Sgt. David T. Weir, 23

Cleveland, Tenn.

1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered on Sept. 13 when he encountered enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Harley D. Andrews, 22

Weimar, Calif.

54th Engineer Battalion, 130th Engineer Brigade, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany.

 

Died on Sept. 11 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Spc. David J. Ramsey, 27

Tacoma, Wash.

47th Combat Support Hospital, 62nd Medical Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Was medically evacuated from Iraq on Aug. 24 and died from a non-combat
related incident on Sept. 7 in Spanaway, Wash.

 

 

DOD Release September 14, 2006

Sgt. Jeremy E. DePottey, 26

Ironwood, Mich.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Sept. 11 in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a single vehicle accident.

 

Capt. Matthew C. Mattingly, 30

Reynoldsburg, Ohio

1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Sept. 13 in Mosul, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using
small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 13, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Michael T. Fuga, 47

Nuuli, American Samoa

Army National Guard’s 35th Special Troops Battalion, Kansas City, Mo.

 

Died on Sept. 9 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when he encountered enemy forces
using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 12, 2006

Cpl. Alexander Jordan, 31

Miami, Fla.

4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died on Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he encountered
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 11, 2006

Sgt. Luis A. Montes, 22

El Centro, Calif.

1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died on Sept. 7 in Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries suffered on Sept. 1
in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle
during combat operations.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Merideth L. Howard, 52

Alameda, Calif.

Army Reserve's 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Robert J. Paul, 43

Dalles, Ore.

Army Reserve's 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Sept. 8, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

 

Cpl. Johnathan L. Benson, 21

North Branch, Minn.

3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 9 from wounds suffered on June 17 while conducting combat
operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Nathaniel B. Lindsey, 38

Troutdale, Ore.

Army National Guard's 41st Brigade Combat Team, Portland, Ore.

 

Died on Sept. 9 in Shajoy, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his HMMWV
encountered undetermined ordnance from enemy forces during patrol operations.

 

Sgt. John A. Carroll, 26

Ponca City, Okla.

1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died on Sept. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with
enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted security patrol.

 

Pfc. Anthony P. Seig, 19

Sunman, Ind.

Army's 118th Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Sept. 9, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he encountered
indirect fire from enemy forces while on base.

 

 

DOD Release September 9, 2006

Sgt. David W. Gordon, 23

Williamsfield, Ohio

Army's 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood Texas.

 

 Died on Sept. 8, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 8, 2006

Pfc. Vincent M. Frassetto, 21

Toms River, N.J.

1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pvt. Edwin A. Andino II, 23

Culpeper, Va.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany.

Sgt. Jason L. Merrill, 22

Mesa, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Wurzburg, Germany.

 

Died on Sep. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 7, 2006

Sgt. Germaine L. Debro, 33

Omaha, Neb.

Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry Regiment, Fremont, Neb.

 

Died on Sept. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Lt. Col. Marshall A. Gutierrez, 41

New Mexico

Assigned to the Area Support Group, Arijan, Kuwait.

 

 Died on Sep. 4 in Camp Virginia, Kuwait, from non-combat related injuries.

 

Pfc. Jeremy R. Shank, 18

Jackson, Mo.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on Sept. 6 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in Hawijah, Iraq, when he encountered
enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted security patrol.

 

 

DOD Release September 6, 2006

Pfc. Hannah L. Gunterman, 20

Redlands, Calif.

542nd Maintenance Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

 Died on Sept. 4 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when she was struck by a vehicle.

 

Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher G. Walsh, 30

St. Louis, Mo.

Walsh was serving as a corpsman with Multi National Corps Iraq. He was assigned to the Navy Reserve 3rd Battalion, 24th Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Bridgetown, Mo.

 

 Died Sept. 4 while his unit was conducting combat operations
against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Justin W. Dreese, 21

Northumberland, Pa.

1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Ralph N. Porras, 36

Merrill, Mich.

1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died in Yusifiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 2 of injuries suffered from
mortar fire during dismounted combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Angel D. Mercado-Velazquez, 24

1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died in Yusifiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 1 of injuries suffered from
mortar fire during dismounted combat operations.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Henkes II, 32

Portland Ore.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died on Sept. 3 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 5, 2006

Pfc. Nicholas A. Madaras, 19

Wilton, Conn.

1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died on Sept. 3, in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael L. Deason, 28

Farmington, Mo.

3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Aug 31, in Ad War, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Eugene H.E. Alex, 32

Bay City, Mich.

4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died on Sept. 2 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries
suffered on Aug 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 

Lance Cpl. Philip A. Johnson, 19

Hartford, Conn.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 3 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Cliff K. Golla, 21

Charlotte, N.C.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 1 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Shane P. Harris, 23

Las Vegas, N.M.

3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sep. 3 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Eric P. Valdepenas, 21

Seekonk, Mass.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Ayer, Mass.

 

Died Sept. 4 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pvt. Ryan E. Miller, 21

Gahanna, Ohio

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 3 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Jared M. Shoemaker, 29

Tulsa, Okla.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Broken Arrow, Okla.

 

Died Sept. 4 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Matthew J. Vosbein, 30

Metairie, La.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Aug. 29, in Sadr Al Yusifiyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

 

Cpl. Shannon L. Squires, 25

Virginia Beach, Va.

Army's 3rd Battalion, 321 Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, XVIIIth Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died in Brooke Army Medial Center, San Antonio, Texas on Aug. 28, of injuries sustained
along Main Supply Route Tampa, Iraq on Apr. 21, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 1, 2006

Sgt. Moises Jazmin, 25

Providence, R.I.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Qixing Lee, 20

Minneapolis, Minn.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Shaun A. Novak, 21

Two Rivers, Wis.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Tristan C. Smith, 23

Bryn Athyn, Pa.

1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Taji, Iraq, on Aug 27, when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their M2A3 Bradley Vehicle during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Colin J. Wolfe, 18

Manassas, Va.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 30 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Joshua R. Hanson, 27

West St. Paul, Minn.

National Guard 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry, Detroit Lakes, Minn.

 

Died on Aug. 30, in Khaldea, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 30, 2006

Spc. Matthew E. Schneider, 23

Gorham, N.H.

141st Signal Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany.

 

 Died on Aug. 28, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

 

Cpl. Christopher T. Warndorf, 21

Burlington, Ky.

3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 29, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey J. Hansen, 31

Cairo, Neb.

Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry Regiment, Lincoln, Neb.

 

Died on Aug. 27, in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries
suffered on Aug. 21 from a vehicle accident in Balad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Seth A. Hildreth, 26

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug. 27, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Donald E. Champlin, 28

Natchitoches, La.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 28 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received
while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on Aug. 27.

 

Sgt. David J. Almazan, 27

Van Nuys, Calif.

1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died on Aug 27, in Hit, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Darry Benson, 46

Winterville, N.C.

Army National Guard's 730th Quartermaster Battalion, Ahoskie, N.C.

 

Died on Aug 27, in Camp Virginia, Kuwait, from a non-combat related cause.

 

Spc. Joshua D. Jones, 24

Pomeroy, Ohio

3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug 27, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his HMMWV came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Kenneth M. Cross, 21

Superior, Wis.

1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Pfc. Daniel G. Dolan, 19

Roy, Utah.

1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died during combat operations Aug 27, in Baghdad, Iraq, when their M1126 Stryker Vehicle
came in contact with enemy forces using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 28, 2006

Cpl. David G. Weimortz, 28

Irmo, S.C.

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 26 from injuries suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Edgardo Zayas, 29

Dorchester, Mass.

1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Aug. 26, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 26, 2006

Cpl. Jordan C. Pierson, 21

Milford, Conn.

1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Plainville, Conn.

 

Died Aug. 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 25, 2006

Staff Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, 28

Baltimore, Md.

9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Aug. 24 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jeremy E. King, 23

Meridian, Idaho

8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug. 24, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy forces
using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Gordon G. Solomon, 35

Fairborn, Ohio

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 24 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Marquees A. Quick, 28

Hoover Ala.

1st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died on Aug 19, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered while conducting security and
observation operations, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using multiple grenades.

 

Pfc. William E. Thorne, 26

Hospers, Iowa

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug 24, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 24, 2006

Sgt 1st Class Ruben J. Villa Jr, 36

El Paso, Texas

Area Support Group (CFLCC) , Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

 

Died on Aug 18, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from a non-combat related cause.

 

Chief Petty Officer Paul J. Darga, 34

Alpena, Mich.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Two, serving with the 1st Marine Logistics Group.

 

 Died Aug. 22 when his Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team was struck by
an improvised explosive device while responding to a previous strike.
His unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Jeremiah S. Cole, 26

Hiawatha, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died in Bermel, Afghanistan, on Aug. 16 of injuries sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. James D. Hirlston, 21

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 23 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Thomas J. Barbieri, 24

Gaithersburg, Md.

1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died on Aug. 23 south of Baghdad, Iraq when his patrol encountered enemy forces
small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 23, 2006

Master Sgt. Brad A. Clemmons, 37

Chillicothe, Ohio

354th Civil Engineer Squadron, Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 21 when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle.
The vehicle was part of a transportation convoy enroute to Taji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 22, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jeffrey S. Loa, 32

Waianae, Hawaii

1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died on Aug 16 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

 

Hospitalman Chadwick T. Kenyon, 20

Tucson, Ariz.

3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 20 of injuries suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device
while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Adam A. Galvez, 21

Salt Lake City, Utah

3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Randy L. Newman, 21

Bend, Ore.

3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 20 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Gabriel G. DeRoo, 25

Paw Paw, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died on Aug. 20 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he encountered
enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Robert E. Drawl Jr., 21

Alexandria, Va.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Sgt. Wakkuna A. Jackson, 21

Jacksonville, Fla.

710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Spc. Christopher F. Sitton, 21

Montrose, Colo.

710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died in Kunar, Afghanistan, on Aug. 19 when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 21, 2006

Pfc. James J. Arellano, 19

Cheyenne, Wyo.

1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his patrol encountered
enemy forces using improvised explosive devices and small arms fire.

 

Pvt. Joseph R. Blake, 34

Portland, Ore.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died on Aug 17 in Turkalay, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his
platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 20, 2006

Senior Airman Adam P. Servais, 23

Onalaska, Wis.

23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

 

Died Aug. 19, when his vehicle came under hostile fire in Uruzgan province.

 

 

DOD Release August 18, 2006

Sgt. John P. Phillips, 29

St. Stephen, S.C.

9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Aug. 16 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, from wounds received
while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on March 7.

 

Capt. John J. McKenna IV, 30

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Albany, N.Y.

 

Died Aug. 16 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael D. Glover, 28

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Albany, N.Y.

 

Died Aug. 16 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 15, 2006

Staff Sgt. Kenneth A. Jenkins, 25

Fouke, Ark.

Army's 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained on Aug. 12, when he came in contact with enemy forces
using small arms fire during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael C. Lloyd, 24

San Antonio, Texas

Army's 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Kevin L. Zeigler, 31

Overland Park, Kan.

Army's 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained on Aug. 12, when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their dismounted patrol during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 14, 2006

Spc. Rogelio R. Garza, Jr., 26

Corpus Christi, Texas

Army 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. Andrew R. Small, 19

Wiscasset, Maine

Army 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. James P. White, Jr., 19

Huber Heights, Ohio

Army 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died in Nangalam, Afghanistan on Aug. 11, when their platoon came in contact with enemy forces
using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire during combat operations.

 

1st. Sgt. Aaron D. Jagger, 43

Hillsdale, Mich.

Army's 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

Spc. Ignacio Ramirez, 22

Henderson, Nev.

Army's 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

Spc. Shane W. Woods, 23

Palmer, Alaska

Army's 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Aug 9, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 11, 2006

Staff Sgt. Tracy L. Melvin, 31

Seattle, Wash.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died of injuries sustained on Aug. 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his HMMWV during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jeffery S. Brown, 25

Trinity Center, Calif.

82nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Riley, Kan.

Sgt. Steven P. Mennemeyer, 26

Granite City, Ill.

82nd Medical Company (Air Ambulance), Fort Riley, Kan.

 

They were declared Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown on Aug. 8,
when their UH-60 Blackhawk crashed into a lake in the vicinity of
Korean Village in Rubtbah, Iraq.
Their remains were recovered on Aug. 9 and 10, respectively.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long, 18

Sun Valley, Nev.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 10, while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 8, 2006

Sgt. Carlton A. Clark, 22

South Royalton, Vt.

Army's 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Stephen A. Seale, 25

Grafton, W.V.

Army's 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Cpl. Jose Zamora, 24

Sunland Park, N.M.

Army's 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their HMMWV while conducting combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 7, 2006

Sgt. Leroy Segura Jr., 23

Clovis, N.M.

362nd Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died on Aug 4, in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a HMMWV accident.

 

Spc. Brian J. Kubik, 20

Harker Heights, Texas

1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died on Aug 5 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered
on Aug 2 when his unit encountered enemy small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 6, 2006

Sgt. Bradley H. Beste, 22

Naperville, Ill.

1st Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Clint J. Storey, 30

Enid, Okla.

1st Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.

 

Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on August 4, when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their HMMWV while conducting combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release August 5, 2006

Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Suplee, 39

Ocala, Fla.

National Guard 153rd Cavalry Squadron, Ocala, Fla.

 

Died