Fallen Soldiers

2007

 

Updated 12/31/07

 


 

 

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2007

 

 

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DOD Release December 31, 2007

Petty Officer 1st Class Victor W. Jeffries, 52

Honolulu, Hawaii

Navy Expeditionary Logistics Support Group, Kuwait.

 

 Died Dec. 31, 2007 as a result of injuries suffered Dec. 24 in a vehicular accident in Kuwait.

 

 

DOD Release December 28, 2007

Sgt. Bryan J. Tutten, 33

St. Augustine, Fla.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

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

 

Capt. Rowdy J. Inman, 38

Panorama Village, Texas.

3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. Benjamin B. Portell, 27

Bakersfield, Calif.

3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 26 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered from small arms fire during dismounted combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 26, 2007

Pfc. George J. Howell 24

Salinas, Calif.

1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Infantry Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.

 

Died Dec. 21 in Riyadh, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was
attacked by an improvised explosive device.

 

Senior Airman Nicholas D. Eischen, 24

Sanger, Calif.

60th Medical Operations Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 24 in Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan in a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. Peter C. Neesley, 28

Grosse Pointe Farms, Mich.

3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Dec. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of an undetermined cause in a non-combat environment.

 

 

DOD Release December 21, 2007

 1st Lt. Jeremy E. Ray, 26

Houston, Texas

1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 20 in Kanaan, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an enemy attacked using an explosive device.  

 

 

DOD Release December 18, 2007

Pfc. Juctin R. P. McDaniel, 19

Andover, N. H.

524th Combat Service Support Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii.

 

 Died Dec. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Taji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 17, 2007

Sgt. Austin D. Pratt, 22

Cadet, Mo.

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

 

Died Dec. 15 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, in an incident
that is currently under investigation.

 

 

DOD Release December 15, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan A. Lowery, 38

Houlton, Maine

3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died Dec. 14, in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Pvt. Daren A. Smith, 19

Helena, Mont.

3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.

 

Died 13 Dec., in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release December 14, 2007

Spc. Brynn J. Naylor, 21

Roswell, N.M.

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

 

 Died Dec.13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Samuel E. Kelsey, 24

Troup, Texas

3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Dec 13 in Tunnis, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated.

 

Cpl. Joshua C. Blaney, 25

Matthews, N.C.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy.

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gabel, 30

Crowley, La.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy.

 

Died Dec. 12 at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan from wounds suffered
when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release December 13, 2007

Staff Sgt. Gregory L. Elam, 39

Columbus, Ga.

54th Quartermaster Company, 49th Quartermaster Group, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), located at Fort Lee, Va.

 

Died Dec. 11 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as a result of a non-combat related illness.

 

Chief Petty Officer Mark T. Carter, 27

Fallbrook, Calif.

East Coast-based Navy SEAL.

 

Died Dec. 11, as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 12, 2007

Cpl. Tanner J. O’Leary, 23

Eagle Butte, S.D.

1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 9 in Musa Qal’eh, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when an improvised explosive device detonated.

 

 

DOD Release December 11, 2007

Cpl. Johnathan A. Lahmann, 21

Richmond, Ind.

59th Engineer Company, 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died Dec. 10 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Bayji, Iraq,
when a improvised explosive device struck his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release December 10, 2007

Spc. Randy W. Pickering, 31

Bovey, Minn.

Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Dec. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release December 6, 2007

Sgt. Eric J. Hernandez, 26

Waldwick, N.J.

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Pvt. Dewayne L. White, 27

Country Club Hills, Ill.

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died 4th from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered
an improvised explosive device in Bayji, Iraq.

 

Capt. Adam P. Snyder, 26

Fort Pierce, Fla.

1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Dec. 5th from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered
an improvised explosive device in Bayji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 5, 2007

Sgt. Kyle Dayton, 22

El Dorado Hills, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 3 in Ashwah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release December 3, 2007

Spc. Matthew K. Reece, 24

Harrison, Ark.

1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died Dec. 1, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle
encountered an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Blair W. Emery, 24

Lee, Maine

504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 30 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle
encountered an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 29, 2007

Cpl. Allen C. Roberts, 21

Arcola, Ill.

Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.

 

Died Nov. 28 from a vehicle accident near Al Asad, Iraq.

 

Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason, 42

Bloomington, Minn.

847th Adjutant General Battalion, 89th Regional Readiness Command, Wichita, Kan.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from an incident that is currently under investigation.

 

 

DOD Release November 28, 2007

Pvt. Isaac T. Cortes, 26

Bronx, N.Y.

1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Spc. Benjamin J. Garrison, 25

Houston, Texas.

1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 27 in Amerli, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle
encountered an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 26, 2007

Staff Sgt. Jonathon L. Martin, 33

Bellevue, Ohio

1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.

 

Died Nov. 22 in Regensburg, Germany, of wounds suffered on Nov. 9 in Jisr Naft, Iraq,
when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 23, 2007

Sgt. Alfred G. Paredez Jr., 32

Las Vegas, Nev.

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

 

Died Nov. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle
struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Melvin L. Henley Jr., 26

Jackson, Miss.

603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died at Camp Striker in Baghdad on Nov. 21 of injuries suffered from non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 20, 2007

Pfc. Marius L. Ferrero, 23

Miami, Fla.

1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Cpl. Jason T. Lee, 26

Fruitport, Mich.

1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Cpl. Christopher J. Nelson, 22

Rochester, Wash.

1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 18 when an improvised explosive device detonated
during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 19, 2007

Staff Sgt. Alejandro Ayala, 26

Riverside, Calif.

90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

 

Died Nov. 18 of injuries sustained as a result of a vehicle accident in Kuwait.

 

2nd Lt. Peter H. Burks, 26

Dallas, Texas

4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle
struck an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 18, 2007

Sgt. Steven C. Ganczewski, 22

Niagara Falls, N.Y.

3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Nov. 16, in Balad, Iraq, wounds suffered from a combat-related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 17, 2007

Sgt. Kenneth R. Booker, 25

Vevay, Ind.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 14, in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Sgt. Mason L. Lewis, 26

Gloucester, Va.

26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died in Baghdad on Nov. 16, as a result of a non-combat related training accident.

 

 

DOD Release November 16, 2007

Spc. Ashley Sietsema, 20

Melrose Park, Ill.

708th Medical Company, 108th Medical Battalion, 108th Sustainment Brigade, Illinois National Guard, North Riverside, Ill.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident.

 

2nd Lt. Stuart F. Liles, 26

Hot Springs, Ark.

122nd Aviation Support Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. The incident is under investigation.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 15, 2007

Pfc. Casey P. Mason, 22

Lake, Mich.

728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

 Died Nov.13 in Mosul, Iraq of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Derek R. Banks, 24

Newport News, Va.

237th Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, 91st Troop Command, Virginia National Guard, West Point, Va.

 

Died Nov. 14 in San Antonio of wounds suffered Oct. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the vehicle
he was in struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Capt. David A. Boris, 30

Pennsylvania.

1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Spc. Adrian E. Hike, 26

Callender, Iowa.

1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Bermel, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the vehicle they were in
was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 14, 2007

Sgt. Christopher R. Kruse, 23

Emporia, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Cpl. Peter W. Schmidt, 30

Eureka, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated during dismounted combat operations.  

 

 

DOD Release November 13, 2007

Staff Sgt. Patrick F. Kutschbach, 25

McKees Rocks, Pa.

1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Stuttgart, Germany.

 

 Died Nov. 10 in Bagram, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered in Tagab, Afghanistan,
when his vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Phillip A. Bocks, 28

Troy, Mich.

Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 9 while conducting combat operations in Aranus, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. Joseph M. Vanek, 22

Elmhurst, Ill.

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

 

Died Nov. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 12, 2007

Capt. Matthew C. Ferrara, 24

Torrance, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Cpl. Sean K. A. Langevin, 23

Walnut Creek, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Nov. 9 of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from
enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on Nov 9.

 

Spc. Joseph M. Lancour, 21

Swartz Creek, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Sgt. Jeffery S. Mersman, 23

Parker, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Cpl. Lester G. Roque, 23

Torrance, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Nov. 10 of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire
from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on Nov 9.

 

Spc. Jermaine D. Franklin, 22

Arlington, Texas

1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Nov. 9, in Jisr Naft, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 8, 2007

Capt. Benjamin D. Tiffner, 31

West Virginia

1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Nov. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Lui Tumanuvao, 29

Fagaalu, American Samoa

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Nov. 7 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was struck by an improvised
explosive device during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 7, 2007

Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis, 34

Anchorage, Alaska

10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Staff Sgt. John D. Linde, 30

New York, N.Y.

1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. Adam J. Muller, 21

Underhill, Vt.

1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Sgt. Derek T. Stenroos, 24

North Pole, Alaska

1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 5, in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their Humvee during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release November 6, 2007

Spc. Christine M. Ndururi, 21

Dracut, Mass.

4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 6 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a non-combat related illness.

 

Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin R. Bewley, 27

Hector, Ark.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, Oak Harbor, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 5 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was
conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Daniel J. Shaw, 23

West Seneca, N.Y.

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

 

Died Nov. 5 in Taji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 5, 2007

2nd Lt. Tracy Lynn Alger, 30

New Auburn, Wis.

3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

 Died Nov 1 in Shubayshen, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near her vehicle.

 

Sgt.1st Class Johnny C. Walls, 41

Bremerton, Wash.

1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Nov. 2 in Uruzgan, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Dwane A. Covert Jr., 20

Tonawanda, N.Y.

104th Transportation Company, 13th Corps Support Sustainment Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Nov 3, in Al-Sahra, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release November 2, 2007

Pvt. Cody M. Carver, 19

Haskell, Okla.

1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Pfc. Rush M. Jenkins, 22

Clarksville, Tenn.

1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Sgt. Daniel L. McCall, 24

Pace, Fla.

1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Oct. 30 of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged their unit
with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

 

Master Sgt. Thomas A. Crowell, 36

Neosho, Mo.

Detachment 301, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.

Nathan J. Schuldheiss, 27

Newport R.I.

Department of the Air Force civilian

Detachment 204, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.

Staff Sgt. David A. Wieger, 28

North Huntingdon, Pa.

Detachment 303, Travis Air Force Base, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 1 near Balad Air Base, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 1, 2007

Sgt. Louis A. Griese, 30

Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Oct 31 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered north of Samarra when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Cpt. Timothy I. McGovern, 28

Indiana.

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

Spc. Brandon W. Smitherman, 21

Conroe, Texas.

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

 

Died Oct. 31 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 31, 2007

Staff Sgt. James D. Bullard, 28

Marion, S.C.

South Carolina National Guard's 1st Battalion, 263rd Armor Battalion, in Marion, S.C.

 

Died Oct. 30 in Spearwan Ghar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using RPG rounds, machine gun fire, mortars and small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 30, 2007

Maj. Jeffrey R. Calero, 34

Queens Village, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Massachusetts National Guard, Springfield, Mass.

 

Died Oct. 29 in Kajaki, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated while he was on dismounted patrol.

 

 

DOD Release October 29, 2007

Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Curreri, 27

Los Angeles, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

 Died Oct. 27 in Siet, Lake Jolo Island, Philippines from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

 

Master Sgt. Thomas L. Bruner, 50

Owensboro, Ky.

Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 100th Division, U.S. Army Reserve, Owensboro, Ky.

 

Died Oct. 28, in Kabul, Afghanistan from a non-combat related illness.

 

 

DOD Release October 27, 2007

Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan, 22

Ontario, Ore.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Oct 26 in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when they came in contact
with enemy forces using RPG, machine gun and small arms fire during combat operations
on Oct 25, in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Hugo V. Mendoza, 29

Glendale, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Oct 25 of wounds sustained when they came in contact with enemy forces using RPG,
machine gun and small arms fire during combat operations
on Oct 25, in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. David E. Lambert, 39

Cedar Bluff, Va.

237th Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, 91st Troop Command of the Virginia National Guard.

 

Died Oct. 26, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release October 26, 2007

Staff Sgt. Robin L. Towns Sr., 52

Upper Marlboro, Md.

275th Military Police Company, 372nd Military Police Battalion, Washington, D.C. National Guard.

 

Died Oct 24 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his Humvee during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Adam J. Chitjian, 39

Philadelphia, Pa.

3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood Texas.

 

Died Oct 25 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms during combat

 

 

DOD Release October 25, 2007

Sgt. Edward O. Philpot, 38

Latta, S.C.

1st Battalion, 263rd Armor Regiment, South Carolina National Guard, Dillon, S.C.

 

Died Oct 23 in Afghanistan, from a non-combat related Humvee rollover accident.

 

 

DOD Release October 24, 2007

Staff Sgt. Larry I. Rougle, 25

West Jordan, Utah

2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

 Died Oct. 23 in Sawtalo Sar Mountain, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds when
he was engaged by enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 23, 2007

Seaman Anamarie Sannicolas Camacho, 20

Panama City, Fla.

Master-at-Arms rating, assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

Seaman Genesia Mattril Gresham, 19

Lithonia, Ga.

Master-at-Arms rating, assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain.

 

Died Oct. 22 in Bahrain during a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release October 20, 2007

Cpl. Erik T. Garoutte, 22

Santee, Calif.

1st Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security Force Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Norfolk, Va.

 

Died Oct. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Wayne M. Geiger, 23

Lone Pine, Calif.

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Oct 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 19, 2007

Spc. Vincent A. Madero, 22

Port Hueneme, Calif.

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

 

Died Oct 17 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his HMMWV.

 

Staff Sgt. Jarred S. Fontenot, 35

Port Barre, La.

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

 

Died Oct. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device
and small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 17, 2007

Spc. Micheal D. Brown, 20

Williamsburg, Kan.

1st Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Oct.16 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, of a non-combat related illness after being
transported from Tikrit,Iraq on Oct.15.

 

 

DOD Release October 15, 2007

Spc. Frank L. Cady III, 20

Sacramento, Calif.

4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Oct.10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

 

Sgt.1st Class Justin S. Monschke, 28

Krum, Texas

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

 

Died Oct 14 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his unit while on patrol during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Kenneth J. Iwasinski, 22

West Springfield, Mass.

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

 

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

 

1st Lt. Thomas M. Martin, 27

Ward, Ark.

1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died Oct 14 in Al Busayifi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

Spc. Jason B. Koutroubas, 21

Dunnellon, Fla.

Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Oct 14 in Tal Afar, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release October 13, 2007

Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker, 18

Greenbrier, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 12 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 12, 2007

Staff Sgt. Lillian Clamens, 35

Lawton, Okla.

1st Postal Platoon, 834th Adjutant General Company, Miami.

Spc. Samuel F. Pearson, 28

Westerville, Ohio

376th Finance Company, 88th Regional Readiness Command, Wausau, Wis.

 

 Died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with rockets.

 

 Staff Sgt. Donald L. Munn II, 25

Saint Clairs Shores, Mich.

Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

 Died Oct. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his unit.

 

 

DOD Release October 11, 2007

 Staff Sgt. Eric T. Duckworth, 26

Plano, Texas

759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

 Died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 Sgt. Jason M. Lantieri, 25

Killingworth, Conn.

725th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

 Died Oct. 10 in Iskandaryah, Iraq, of injuries suffered during a vehicle accident Oct. 9.

 

 

DOD Release October 10, 2007

Cpl. Gilberto A. Meza, 21

Oxnard, Calif.

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany. 

 

Died Oct. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his unit.

 

 

DOD Release October 9, 2007

Cpl. Benjamin C. Dillon, 22

Rootstown, Ohio

3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

 Died Oct. 7 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris, 22

Tacoma, Wash.

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

 

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

 

 

DOD Release October 8, 2007

Cpl. Jason N. Marchand, 26

Greenwood, W. Va.

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, in Vilseck, Germany.

Sgt. Joseph B. Milledge, 23

Pointblank, Texas, and

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, in Vilseck, Germany.

 

 Died Oct. 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their unit during combat operations.

 

Spc. Vincent G. Kamka, 23

Everett, Wash.

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

 

Died Oct. 4 in Bayji, Iraq.

 

Spc. Adam D. Quinn, 22

Orange City, Fla.

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 6 at Forward Operating Base Phoenix, near Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds
sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 6, 2007

Spc. Rachael L. Hugo, 24

Madison, Wis.

303rd Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, Jackson, Mich.

 

Died Oct. 5 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit using an
improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 5, 2007

Seaman Apprentice Shayna Ann Schnell, 19

Tell City, Ind.

Master-at-arms assigned to Naval Security Force Bahrain, Jebel Ali Detachment, United Arab Emirates.

 

Died as a result of injuries suffered from a vehicle accident.

 

Sgt. Ricardo X. Rodriguez, 23

Arecibo, Puerto Rico

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

 

Died Oct. 4 near Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his unit during combat operations.

 

Spc. Avealalo Milo, 23

Hayward, Calif.

2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 3, 2007

Petty Officer Third Class Mark R. Cannon, 31

Lubbock, Texas

Hospital corpsman assigned to 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 2 while conducting combat operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 2, 2007

Gunnery Sgt. Herman J. Murkerson Jr., 35

Adger, Ala.

Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.

 

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

 

Sgt. Randell Olguin, 24

Ralls, Texas

1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Chirasak Vidhyarkorn, 32

Queens, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 142nd Field Artillery Regiment, Camp Shelby, Miss.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Diwaniyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release October 1, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Randy L. Johnson, 34

Washington D.C.

2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle.

 

Cpl. Ciara M. Durkin, 30

Quincy, Mass.

726th Finance Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard, West Newton, Mass.

 

Died Sept. 28 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. 1st Class James D. Doster, 37

Pine Bluff, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using an improvised explosive devise and small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Donnie D. Dixon, 37

Miami

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Baloor, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Zachary D. Tellier, 31

Charlotte, N.C.

4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 29 at Firebase Wilderness, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Robert T. Ayres III, 23

Los Angeles

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his
unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 27, 2007

Pfc. Christopher F. Pfeifer, 21

Spalding, Neb.

1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 25 in San Antonio, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using small arms fire Aug. 17 near Kamu, Afghanistan.

 

Pfc. Mathew D. Taylor, 21

Cameron Park, Calif.

1st Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Sept. 26 in San Antonio of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle July 23 in Sarobi District, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 26, 2007

Staff Sgt. Kevin R. Brown, 38

Harrah, Okla.

6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 25 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Cpl. Anthony K. Bento, 23

San Diego

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

 

Died Sept. 24, in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Zachary B. Tomczak, 24

Huron, S.D.

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

 

Died Sept. 25, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked
his unit using small arms fire.

 

Petty Officer Second Class Charles Luke Milam, 26

Littleton, Colo.

Hospital corpsman assigned to 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died September 25, while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 25, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Matthew D. Blaskowski, 27

Levering, Mich.

2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died Sept. 23 in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using small arms fire during combat operations.  

 

 

DOD Release September 24, 2007

Spc. Joshua H. Reeves, 26

Watkinsville, Ga.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Spc. David L. Watson, 29

Newport, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 22 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident.

 

 

DOD Release September 23, 2007

Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan M. Lankford, 42

Scottsboro, Ala.

79th Ordnance Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 22, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release September 22, 2007

Spc. John J. Young, 24

Savannah, Ga.

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

 

Died Sept. 21 in Camp Stryker, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Capt. (Dr.) Roselle M. Hoffmaster, 32

Cleveland, Ohio

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Sept. 20 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release September 21, 2007

Cpl. Graham M. McMahon, 22

Corvallis, Ore.

4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 19 in Balad, Iraq, from a non-combat related illness.

 

Pfc. Luigi Marciante Jr., 25

Elizabeth, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 20 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release September 20, 2007

Pfc. Christian M. Neff, 19

Lima, Ohio

1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Sept. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Edmund J. Jeffers, 23

Daleville, Ala.

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

 

Died Sept. 19 in Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident.

 

 

DOD Release September 19, 2007

Spc. Matthew J. Emerson, 20

Grandview, Wash.

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

 

Died Sept. 18 in Ninewah Province, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Joseph N. Landry III, 23

Pensacola, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Nicholas P. Olson, 22

Novato, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Donald E. Valentine III, 21

Orange Park, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their unit during combat operations.

 

Spc. Aaron J. Walker, 23

Harker Heights, Texas

3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
with small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release September 18, 2007

Spc. Brandon T. Thorsen, 22

Trenton, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat
related incident Sept. 14 in Baghdad.

 

 

DOD Release September 17, 2007

Sgt. John Mele, 25

Bunnell, Fla.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Sept. 14 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

 

Cpl. Terrence P. Allen, 21

Pennsauken, N.J.

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

 

Died Sept. 15 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Christopher M. McCloud, 24

Malakoff, Texas.

6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Cpl. Todd A. Motley, 23

Clare, Mich.

6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Cpl. Jonathan Rivadeneira, 22

Jackson Heights, N.Y.

6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Terry D. Wagoner, 28

Piedmont, S.C.

6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 14 in Mugdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael L. Townes, 29

Las Vegas

4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Aviation Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 16 in Balad, Iraq, from a non-combat related illness.

 

 

DOD Release September 13, 2007

Spc. Ari D. Brown-Weeks, 23

Abingdon, Md.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Spc. Steven R. Elrod, 20

Hope Mills, N.C.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Yance T. Gray, 26

Ismay, Mont.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Michael C. Hardegree, 21

Villa Rica, Ga.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Omar L. Mora, 28

Texas City, Texas.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Nicholas J. Patterson, 24

Rochester, Ind.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Gregory Rivera-Santiago, 26

St. Croix, Virgin Islands.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover.

 

 

DOD Release September 12, 2007

Cpl. Travis M. Woods, 21

Redding, Calif.

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

 

Died Sept. 9 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in
Northern Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Cpl. Carlos E. Gilorozco, 23

San Jose, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Jon T. Hicks Jr., 20

Atco, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

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

 

Staff Sgt. Courtney Hollinsworth, 26

Yonkers, N.Y.

1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using an improvised explosive device and grenades.

 

 

DOD Release September 11, 2007

Sgt. Alexander U. Gagalac, 28

Wahiawa, Hawaii

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

 

Died Sept. 9 in Hawijah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his
unit with a rocket during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Lance M. Clark, 21

Cookeville, Tenn.

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

 

Died Sept. 7 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Sammie E. Phillips, 19

Cecilia, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard, Carlisle, Ky.

 

Died Sept. 10 in Rustamiyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a vehicle rollover.

 

Cpl. Javier G. Paredes, 24

San Antonio, TX

2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a rocket propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release September 10, 2007

Cpl. Christopher L. Poole Jr., 22

Mount Dora, Fla.

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Cpl. Bryan J. Scripsick, 22

Wayne, Okla.

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Staff Sgt. John C. Stock, 26

Longview, Texas

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Sgt. Michael J. Yarbrough, 24

Malvern, Ark.

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

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

 

Cpl. Ryan A. Woodward, 22

Fort Wayne, Ind.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 8 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using
small arms fire during combat operations near Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Marisol Heredia, 19

El Monte, Calif.

15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 7 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, of injuries suffered from
a non-combat related injury July 18 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Capt. Drew N. Jensen, 27

Clackamas, Oregon

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

 

Died Sept. 7 in Seattle of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire
during combat operations May 7 in Ba’qubah, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 8, 2007

Pfc. Mykel F. Miller, 19

Phoenix

1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona Army National Guard Phoenix.

 

Died Sept. 6 in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained during combat operations.

 

Spc. Thomas L. Hilbert, 20

Venus, Texas.

1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Sgt. Lee C. Wilson, 30

Chapel Hill, N.C.

1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 6 from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their vehicle during combat operations Sept. 6 in Mosul, Iraq.

 

Spc. Jason J. Hernandez, 21

Streetsboro, Ohio

1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 7 from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near their vehicle during combat operations Sept. 6 in Mosul, Iraq.

 

 

Update DOD Release August 22, 2008

Sgt. Nickolas Lee Hopper, 27

Montrose, Ill.

2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group-28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Cherry Point, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 8, 2007 from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq,
on June 20, 2005. Hopper’s final autopsy concluded his death was a result of wounds
received in Iraq; however, Hopper was not previously identified as an OIF casualty.

 

 

DOD Release September 7, 2007

Staff Sgt. Delmar White, 37

Wallins, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard, Carrollton, Ky.

 

 Died Sept. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. 1st Class David A. Cooper Jr., 36

State College, Penn.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury.

 

Spc. Keith A. Nurnberg, 26

McHenry, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit during combat operations.

 

Spc. David J. Lane, 20

Emporia, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Sgt. Joel L. Murray, 26

Kansas City.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Pvt. Randol S. Shelton, 22

Schiller, Park, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 6, 2007

Pfc. Dane R. Balcon, 19

Colorado Springs, Colo.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Cpl. William T. Warford III, 24

Temple, Texas

215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas

 

Died Sept. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 5, 2007

Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson, 24

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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

 

Died Aug. 31 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his
unit during combat operations Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq.

 

Spc. Christopher G. Patton, 21

Lawrenceville, Ga.

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

 

Died Sept. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

 

Master Sgt. Patrick D. Magnani, 38

Martinez, Calif.

31st Medical Support Squadron, Aviano Air Base, Italy.

 

Died Sept. 4 near Bagram, Afghanistan, in a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Rodney J. Johnson, 20

Houston

1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit.

 

 

DOD Release September 3, 2007

Spc. Travis M. Virgadamo, 19

Las Vegas, Nev.

3d Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 30 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

 

Pvt. Justin T. Sanders, 22

Watson, La.

2d Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 29 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release September 1, 2007

Staff Sgt. Andrew P. Nelson, 22

Moorhead, Minn.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 29 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Scheibner, 40

Muskegon, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Striker Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Aug. 30 in Al Noor, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his
vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 31, 2007

Staff Sgt. Jason M. Butkus, 34

West Milford, N.J.

1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Aug. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit.

 

 

DOD Release August 30, 2007

Sgt. Jan M. Argonish, 26

Peckville, Penn.

55th Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Scranton, Penn.

Master Sgt. Scott R. Ball, 38

Mount Holly Springs, Penn.

55th Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Scranton, Penn.

Maj. Henry S. Ofeciar, 37

Agana, Guam.

1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

They died Aug. 27 at Forward Operating Base Naray, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when
insurgents attacked their unit during combat operations in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

 

Capt. Erick M. Foster, 29

Wexford, Penn.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 29 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds sufferedwhen insurgents attacked his unit
during combat operations in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

 

Cpl. John C. Tanner, 21

Columbus, Ga.

3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

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

 

Spc. Edward L. Brooks, 25

Dayton, Ohio

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

 

Died Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 29, 2007

Pfc. Thomas R. Wilson, 21

Maurertown, Va.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

 Died Aug. 27 in Paktika, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit during combat operations.

 

Sgt. James S. Collins Jr., 35

Rochester Hills, Mich.

303rd Military Police Company (Combat Support), U.S. Army Reserve, Jackson, Mich.

 

Died Aug. 28 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered during combat operations.

 

Sgt. Cory L. Clark, 25

Plant City, Fla.

585th Engineer Pipeline Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade.

Sgt. 1st Class Rocky H. Herrera, 43

Salt Lake City.

585th Engineer Pipeline Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade.

Sgt. Bryce D. Howard, 24

Vancouver, Wash.

Headquarters Support Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. The unit is based in Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Aug. 28 in Jaji, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 28, 2007

Lance Cpl. Rogelio A. Ramirez, 21

Pasadena, Calif.

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

 

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

 

 

DOD Release August 27, 2007

Lance Cpl. Matthew S. Medlicott, 21

Houston

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

 

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

 

Sgt. Joshua L. Morley, 22

Boise, Idaho

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

Spc. Tracy C. Willis, 21

Marshall, Texas

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

 

Died Aug. 26 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked
their unit during combat operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Nicholas R. Carnes, 25

Dayton, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Carrollton, Ky.

 

Died Aug. 26 in Orgun-e, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his
unit using small arms fire in Lewanne Bazaar, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 25, 2007

 

Sgt. 1st Class Adrian M. Elizalde, 30

North Bend, Ore.

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Tully, 33

Falls Creek, Penn.

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

 Died Aug. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

Pfc. Edgar E. Cardenas, 34

Lilburn, Ga.

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

 

Died Aug. 22 in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. 1st Class David A. Heringes, 36

Tampa, Fla.

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

 

Died Aug. 24 near Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his unit during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Scott M. Carney, 37

Ankeny, Iowa

2d Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division of the Iowa Army National Guard.

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Miller, 43

Rossford, Ohio

1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

 

Died of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident in Herat, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 23, 2007

Spc. Rickey L. Bell, 21

Caruthersville, Mo.

4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Chief Warrant Officer Paul J. Flynn, 28

Whitsett, N.C.

4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Matthew L. Tallman, 30

Groveland, Calif.

4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Capt. Corry P. Tyler, 29

Georgia.

4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Cpl. Jeremy P. Bouffard, 21

Middlefield, Mass.

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

Cpl. Phillip J. Brodnick, 25

New Lenox, Ill.

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

Capt. Derek A. Dobogai, 26

Fond du Lac, Wis.

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

Cpl. Joshua S. Harmon, 20

Mentor, Ohio.

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

Spc. Michael A. Hook, 25

Altoona, Penn.

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

Cpl. Nathan C. Hubbard, 21

Clovis, Calif.

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

Sgt. Garrett I. McLead, 23

Rockport, Texas.

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

Staff Sgt. Jason L. Paton, 25

Poway, Calif.

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

Spc. Jessy G. Pollard, 22

Springfield, Mo.

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

Spc. Tyler R. Seideman, 20

Lincoln, Ark.

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

 

Died Aug. 22 in Multaka, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed.

 

 Pfc. Donovan D. Witham, 20

Malvern, Ark.

1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

 Pfc. Omar E. Torres, 20

Chicago

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

 

Died Aug. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

 

Cpl. Willard M. Powell, 21

Evansville, Ind.

4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Aug. 16 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when the enemy attacked using
small arms fire during combat operations in Taramiyah, Iraq.

 

 Staff Sgt. Sandy R. Britt, 30

Apopka, Fla.

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

 

Died Aug. 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

 

 

 

DOD Release August 22, 2007

 Spc. George V. Libby, 23

Aberdeen, N.C.

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Aug. 20 near Khowst, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release August 20, 2007

1st Lt. Jonathan W. Edds, 24

White Pigeon, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his
vehicle using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

 Capt. Michael S. Fielder, 35

Holly Springs, N.C.

248th Medical Detachment, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 44th Medical Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Kamisha J. Block, 20

Vidor, Texas

401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 Staff Sgt. Paul B. Norris, 30

Cullman, Ala.

401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 16 of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release August 19, 2007

 Sgt. Princess C. Samuels, 22

Mitchellville, Md.

Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Zandra T. Walker, 28

Greenville, S.C.

615th Aviation Support Battalion, 1st Aviation Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 15 in Taji, Iraq, when the enemy attacked using indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 16, 2007

Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher, 29

Santee, Calif.

1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Spc. Steven R. Jewell, 26

Bridgeton, N.C.

1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson, 31

Michigan.

1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Chief Warrant Officer Jackie L. McFarlane Jr, 30

Virginia Beach, Va.

1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Staff Sgt. Stanley B. Reynolds, 37

Rock, W. Va.

1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed.

 

 Staff Sgt. Eric D. Cottrell, 39

Pittsview, Ala.

5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Cpl. Juan M. Lopez Jr., 23

San Antonio.

5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Pfc. Paulomarko U. Pacificador, 24

Shirley, N.Y.

5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 13 in Qayyarah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle
was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Alun R. Howells, 20

Parlin, Colo.

1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy direct fire.

 

 Staff Sgt. Robert R. Pirelli, 29

Franklin, Mass.

3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Aug. 15 in Iraq of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 15, 2007

 Cpl. Shawn D. Hensel, 20

Logansport, Ind.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Aug. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds during an enemy attack.

 

Staff Sgt. Alicia A. Birchett, 29

Mashpee, Mass.

887th Engineer Company, 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Aug. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat
related accident Aug. 8 in Baghdad.

 

 

DOD Release August 14, 2007

 Sgt. Michael E. Tayaotao, 27

Sunnyvale, Calif.

7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

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

 

Sgt. Scott L. Kirkpatrick, 26

Reston, Va.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spc. Justin O. Penrod, 24

Mahomet, Ill.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Andrew W. Lancaster, 23

Stockton, Ill.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 Staff Sgt. William D. Scates, 31

Oklahoma City.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 11 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 13, 2007

 Staff Sgt. Joan J. Duran, 24

Roxbury, Mass.

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

 

Died August 10 in Iraq of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Jordan E. Goode, 21

Kalamazoo, Mich.

4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 11 in Zormont, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 Pvt. Alan J. Austin, 21

Houston

782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 12 near Forward Operating Base Sharana, Afghanistan,
of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident.

 

Spc. William L. Edwards, 23

Houston

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. 

 

Died Aug. 11 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when
enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Jesse G. Clowers Jr., 27

Herndon, Va.

2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey D. Kettle, 31

Madill, Okla.

2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Charles B. Kitowski III, 31

Farmers Branch, Texas

345th Psychological Operations Company, 2nd Psychological Operations Group, U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 12 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an
improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 10, 2007

 

Cpl. Reynold Armand, 21

Rochester, N.Y.

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

 

Died Aug. 7 in Balad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 9, 2007

Cpl. Juan M. Alcantara, 22

New York.

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

Sgt. Nicholas A. Gummersall, 23

Chubbuck, Idaho.

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

Spc. Kareem R. Khan, 20

Manahawkin, N.J.

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

Staff Sgt. Jacob M. Thompson, 26

North Mankato, Minn.

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

 

Died Aug. 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Donald M. Young, 19

Helena, Mont.

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

 

Died Aug. 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations Aug. 7 in Baghdad.

 

 

DOD Release August 7, 2007

Spc. Charles E. Leonard Jr., 29

Monroe, La.

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

 

Died August 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was
struck by a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Sgt. Bradley W. Marshall, 37

Little Rock, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Spc. Daniel F. Reyes, 24

San Diego.

2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

 Died July 31 in Tunis, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Travis S. Bachman, 30

Garden City, Kan.

714th Security Force, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, Kan.

 

Died Aug. 1 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated
near his vehicle during combat operations in Al Basrah, Iraq.

 

Spc. Christopher T. Neiberger, 22

Gainesville, Fla.

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

 

Died Aug. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Jon E. Bonnell Jr., 22

Fort Dodge, Iowa

1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 7 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Justin R. Blackwell, 27

Paris, Tenn.

59th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, and Fort Carson, Colo.

Pvt. Jeremy S. Bohannon, 18

Bon Aqua, Tenn.

59th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, and Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Aug. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 6, 2007

Tech. Sgt. Joey D. Link, 29

Portland, Tenn.

39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

 

Died of natural causes at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Aug. 5.

 

Coalinga, Calif.

1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

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

 

Pfc. Jaron D. Holliday, 21

Tulsa, Okla.

1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Cpl. Jason K. Lafleur, 28

Ignacio, Colo.

1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

Sgt. Dustin S. Wakeman, 25

Fort Worth, Texas.

1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died on 4 Aug, in Hawr Rajab, Iraq, when the vehicle they were in struck an improvised
explosive device during combat operations.

 

Pfc. Matthew M. Murchison, 21

Independence, Mo.

127th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Hanau, Germany.

 

Died August 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in
struck an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 5, 2007

Spc. Cristian Rojas-Gallego, 24

Loganville, Ga., and

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

Spc. Eric D. Salinas, 25

Houston, Texas.

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

Staff Sgt. Fernando Santos, 29

San Antonio, Texas,

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

 

Died Aug. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive
device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Master Sgt. Julian Ingles Rios, 52

Anasco, Puerto Rico

130th Engineer Battalion, of the Puerto Rico National Guard, at Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.

 

 Died Aug. 2 in Baghdad when his HMMWV was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.

 

Spc. Braden J. Long, 19

Sherman, Texas

1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Aug. 4 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when his hmmwv came under grenade attack.

 

 

DOD Release August 4, 2007

Sgt. Taurean T. Harris, 22

Liberty, Miss.

202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 2 in Kala Gush, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 3, 2007

Spc. Zachariah J. Gonzalez, 23

Indiana.

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

Pfc. Charles T. Heinlein Jr., 23

Hemlock, Mich.

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

Pfc. Alfred H. Jairala, 29

Hialeah, Fla.

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

 

Died July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 2, 2007

Sgt. Stephen R. Maddies, 41

Elizabethton, Tenn.

473rd Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Platoon, Tennessee Army National Guard, Columbia, Tenn.

 

Died July 31 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire.

 

Cpl. Jason M. Kessler, 29

Mount Vernon, Wash.

C Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died July 30 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release August 1, 2007

Spc. Camy Florexil, 20

Philadelphia

1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died July 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations July 23 in Baghdad.  

 

1st Lt. Benjamin J. Hall, 24

Virginia

2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died July 31 in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
during combat operations in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan.  

 

 

DOD Release July 31, 2007

Maj. Thomas G. Bostick Jr., 37

Llano, Texas, and

1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Staff Sgt. William R. Fritsche, 23

Martinsville, Ind.

1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died July 27 near Kamu, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their unit came in contact
with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

 

 

Staff Sgt. Wilberto Suliveras, 38

Humacao, P.R.

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

 

 Died July 29 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire.

 

Cpl. Sean A. Stokes, 24

Auburn, Calif.

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

 

Died July 30 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 30, 2007

Pvt. Michael A. Baloga, 21

Everett, Wash.

6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died July 26 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Daniel A. Leckel, 19

Medford, Ore.

1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died July 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Cody C. Grater, 20

Spring Hill, Fla.

407th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died July 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy direct fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 29, 2007

Spc. Charles E Bilbrey, Jr., 21

Owego, New York, and

5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. William R. Howdeshell, 37

Norfolk, Va.,

5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spc. Jaime Rodriguez, Jr., 19

Oxnard, Calif.,

5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died July 26 in Saqlawiyah, Iraq of wounds sustained when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release July 26, 2007

Staff Sgt. Joshua P. Mattero, 29

San Diego, CA

749th Ordnance Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Battalion, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

 

Died July 24 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Courtney D. Finch, 27

Leavenworth, Kan.

714th Maintenance Company, Kansas Army National Guard, Topeka, Kan.

 

Died July 24 in Qayyarah, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Pfc. Juan S. Restrepo, 20

Pembroke Pines, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died July 22 in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 25, 2007

Hospitalman Daniel S. Noble, 21

Whittier, Calif.

1st Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died July 24, as a result of enemy action while conducting security operations in the Dilaya Province, Iraq.

 

1st Sgt. Michael S. Curry Jr., 37

Dania Beach, Fla.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Pfc. Adam J. Davis, 19

Twin Falls, Idaho.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Sgt. Travon T. Johnson, 29

Palmdale, Calif.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

Pfc. Jessy S. Rogers, 20

Copper Center, Alaska.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died July 23 in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

Lance Cpl. Robert A. Lynch, 20

Louisville, Ky.

1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Cpl. James H. McRae, 22

Springtown, Texas

3rd Maintenance Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Cpl. Matthew R. Zindars, 21

Watertown, Wis.

2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 24, 2007

Sgt. Shawn G. Adams, 21

Dixon, Calif.

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

 

Died July 22, in Owaset, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl. Bobby L. Twitty, 20

Bedias, Texas

Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died July 22 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Zachary R. Endsley, 21

Spring, Texas

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

 

 Died July 23 in Arghendab District, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was
attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 23, 2007

Cpl. Rhett A. Butler, 22

Fort Worth, Texas

2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.

 

Died July 20 of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised
explosive device in Khan Bani Sa’d, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jacob S. Schmuecker, 27

Atkinson, Neb.

755th Recon/Decon Company, Nebraska Army National Guard, Oneill, Neb.

 

Died July 21 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer, 21

East Northport, N.Y.

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

 

Died July 21 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 21, 2007

Spc. Zachary R. Clouser, 19

Dover, Pa.

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

Spc. Richard Gilmore III, 22

Jasper, Ala.

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

Spc. Daniel E. Gomez, 21

Warner Robbins, Ga.

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

Sgt. 1st Class Luis E. Gutierrez-Rosales, 38

Bakersfield, Calif.,

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

 

Died July 18 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when their vehicle was attacked
by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 20, 2007

Pfc. James J. Harrelson, 19

Dadeville, Ala.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died July 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Ronald L. Coffelt, 36

Fair Oaks, Calif.

503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne), XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died July 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Pfc. Brandon M. Craig, 25

Earleville, Md.

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died July 19 in Husayniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 19, 2007

Sgt. Nathan S. Barnes, 23

American Fork, Utah

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

 

Died July 17 in Rushdi Mullah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was
attacked by insurgents using small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Brandon K. Bobb, 20

Orlando, Fla.

401st Military Police Company, 92nd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Ron J. Joshua Jr., 19

Austin, Texas.

401st Military Police Company, 92nd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died July 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release July 18, 2007

Lance Cpl. Shawn V. Starkovich, 20

Arlington, Wash.

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

 

Died July 16 in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Eric M. Holke, 31

Crestline, Calif.

1st Battalion, 160th Infantry, California Army National Guard, Fullerton, Calif.

 

Died July 15 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Petty Officer First Class Jeffrey L. Chaney, 35

Omaha, Neb.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.

Chief Petty Officer Patrick L. Wade, 38

Key West, Fla.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven, Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash.

 

Died July 17 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat
operations in Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 17, 2007

Pfc. Benjamin B. Bartlett Jr., 25

Manchester, Ga.

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

 

Died July 15, in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Sgt. John R. Massey, 29

Judsonia, Ark.

C Battery, 142nd Fires Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard, Ozark, Ark.

 

Died July 15 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations July 14 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 16, 2007

Pfc. Christopher D. Kube, 18

Sterling Heights, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died July 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.  

 

Spc. Robert D. Varga, 24

Monroe City, Mo.

984th Military Police Company, 759th Military Police Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died July 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release July 15, 2007

Sgt. Allen A. Greka, 29

Alpena, Michigan

3d Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3d Brigade Combat Team, 3d Infantry Division at Fort Benning, Georgia.

 

Died July 13 of wounds sustained from a land mine detonation
during a dismounted patrol in Jisr Diyala, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 13, 2007

1st Sgt. Jeffrey R. McKinney, 40

Garland, Texas

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

 

Died July 11 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson, 26

Garner, N.C.

3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died July 11 in Besmaya, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 12, 2007

Capt. Maria I. Ortiz, 40

Bayamon, P.R.

Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

 

Died July 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 11, 2007

Master Sgt. Randy J. Gillespie, 44

Coaldale, Colo.

56th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

 

Died July 9, in Herat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during small arms fire outside of Camp Stone.

 

Sgt. Eric A. Lill, 28

Chicago, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died July 6 in Rustamiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad.

 

 

DOD Release July 10, 2007

Pfc. Jason E. Dore, 25

Moscow, Maine

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

 

Died July 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Sean K. Mitchell, 35

Monterey, Calif.

1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Stuttgart, Germany.

 

 Died July 7 in Kidal, Mali, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Col. Jon M. Lockey, 44

Fredericksburg, Va.

Headquarters, Department of the Army, Washington, D.C.

 

 Died July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Update

 

Lance Cpl. Angel R. Ramirez, 28

Brooklyn, N.Y.

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

 

Died Feb. 21 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.,
after being medically evacuated following a non-hostile incident in Al Qaim, Iraq,
on Dec. 21, 2006.

 

Cpl. Jeremy D. Allbaugh, 21

Luther, Okia.

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

Lance Cpl. Steven A. Stacy, 23

Coos Bay, Ore.

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

 

Died July 5 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Gene L. Lamie, 25

Homerville, Ga.

3rd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Pfc. Le Ron A. Wilson, 18

Queens, N.Y.

26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died July 6 in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Pfc. Bruce C. Salazar Jr., 24

Tracy, Calif.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20

Independence, Ore.

94th Mine Dog Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

 

Died July 6 in Muhammad Sath, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 9, 2007

Spc. Roberto J. Causor Jr., 21

San Jose, Calif.

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

 

Died July 7 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

Spc. Anthony M.K. Vinnedge, 24

Okeana, Ohio

Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 107th Armor Cavalry Regiment, Ohio Army National Guard, Greenville, Ohio.

 

 Died July 5 at the Radwaniyah Palace Complex, Iraq, of injuries suffered
from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Jeremy L. Stacey, 23

Bismarck, Ark.

2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

 Died July 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 8, 2007

Sgt. Thomas P. McGee, 23

Hawthorne, Calif.

546th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died July 6 of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device
in Wazi Khwa, Afghanistan.

 

Pfc. Joseph A. Miracle, 22

Ortonville, Mich.

2d Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173d Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy.

 

 Died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire and indirect fire in the
Watapor Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Christopher S. Honaker, 23

Cleveland, N.C.

2d Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173d Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire and indirect fire in the
Watapor Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan.

 

Maj. James M. Ahearn, 43

Calif.

96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Keith A. Kline, 24

Oak Harbor, Ohio.

96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died July 5 when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Michelle R. Ring, 24

Martin, Tenn.

92d Military Police Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga.

 

Died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy mortar fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 7, 2007

Petty Officer First Class Steven Phillip Daugherty, 28

Barstow, Calif.

East Coast-based SEAL team.

Petty Officer First Class Jason Dale Lewis, 30

Brookfield, Conn.,

East Coast-based SEAL team.

Petty Officer First Class Robert Richard McRill, 42

Lake Placid, Fla.,

East Coast-based SEAL team.

 

Died July 6 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 5, 2007

Lance Cpl. William C. Chambers, 20

Ringgold, Ga.

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

Lance Cpl. Jeremy L. Tinnel, 20

Mechanicsville, Va.

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

 

Died July 1 from a non-hostile boat accident in the Euphrates River
just off the shore of Al Anbar province.

 

1st Lt. Christopher N. Rutherford, 25

Newport, Ohio

Forward Support Group, 19th Engineer Battalion, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

 Died July 2 near Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Pfc. Steven A. Davis, 23

Woodbridge, Va.

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

 

Died July 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with grenades.

 

Pfc. Andrew T. Engstrom, 22

Slaton, Texas

1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died July 4 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

Chief Warrant Officer Scott A.M. Oswell, 33

Washington

4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died July 4 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his helicopter struck a power line.

 

 

DOD Release July 3, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Raymond R. Buchan, 33

Johnstown, Pa.

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

Staff Sgt. Michael L. Ruoff Jr., 31

Yosemite, Calif.

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

 

Died July 1 in Ta’meem, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Juan M. Garcia Schill, 20

Grants Pass, Ore.

2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

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

 

Spc. James L. Adair, 26

Carthage, Texas

1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his
vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 2, 2007

Staff Sgt. Robb L. Rolfing, 29

Milton, Mass.

2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died June 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Jonathan M. Rossi, 20

Safety Harbor, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

 Died July 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

Spc. Victor A. Garcia, 22

Rialto, Calif.

1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died July 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire.  

 

DOD Update Release July 30, 2008

Staff Sgt. Faoa L. Apineru, 31

Yorba Linda, Calif.

Headquarters Company, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve.

 

 Died July 2, 2007, from wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
Staff Sgt. Apineru was wounded on May 15, 2005. After his death on July 2, 2007, the initial medical examiner
concluded that Apineru did not die from injuries sustained during his deployment, but a subsequent
opinion by the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology indicated that his death was a result
of his injuries sustained in Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 1, 2007

Sgt. William W. Crow Jr., 28

Grandview Plaza, Kan.

2d Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 28 in Baghdad, of wounds sustained when his vehicle was
struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Shin W. Kim, 23

Fullerton, Calif.,

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

Pfc. Cory F. Hiltz, 20

La Verne, Calif.

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

Sgt. Michael J. Martinez, 24

Chula Vista, Calif.,

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

Sgt. Giann C. Joya Mendoza, 27

North Hollywood, Calif.,

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

Spc. Dustin L. Workman II, 19

Greenwood, Neb.

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

 

Died June 28 of wounds sustained when their unit was attacked in Baghdad by insurgents
using improvised explosive devices.

 

 

DOD Release June 29, 2007

The Department of Defense has changed the status of two soldiers serving
in Operation Iraqi Freedom from

duty status whereabouts unknown (DUSTWUN) to missing-captured.

Pvt. Byron W. Fouty, 19

Waterford, Mich.

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

Spc. Alex R. Jimenez, 25

Lawrence, Mass.

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

 

On May 12, they were categorized as DUSTWUN when their patrol was attacked by enemy forces.
Declared missing-captured June 27. Efforts continue for their successful and safe return.

 

Update:
DOD ReleaseJuly 11, 2008

 

 

DOD Release June 28, 2007

Sgt. 1st Class Nathan L. Winder, 32

Blanding, Utah

2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died June 26 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Newsome, 27

Chicopee, Mass.

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

 

Died June 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Frank M. Sandoval, 27

Yuma, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 5th Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.

 

Died June 18 in Palo Alto, Calif., of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by
insurgents using small arms fire Nov. 28, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release June 27, 2007

Sgt. Trista L. Moretti, 27

South Plainfield, N.J.

425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.

 

Died June 25 in Nasir Lafitah, Iraq, when her unit was attacked by insurgents using indirect fire.

 

Cpl. Derek C. Dixon, 20

Riverside, Ohio

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

 

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

 

Pfc. Andre Craig Jr., 24

New Haven, Conn.

2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Joel A. Dahl, 21

Los Lunas, N.M.

2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked
by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Capt. Darrell C. Lewis, 31

Washington, D.C.

1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 23 in Vashir City, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by
insurgents using rocket propelled grenades, mortars and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release June 26, 2007

Spc. Derek A. Calhoun, 23

Oklahoma City.

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

Sgt. Joel A. House, 22

Lee, Maine.

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

Sgt. Jimy M. Malone, 23

Wills Point, Texas.

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

1st Lt. Daniel P. Riordan, 24

St. Louis, Mo.

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

 

Died June 23 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Spc. Dominic N. Rodriguez, 23

Klamath Falls, Ore.

4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died June 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. William E. Brown, 25

Phil Campbell, Ala.

2nd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died June 23 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

Pfc. Henry G. Byrd III, 20

Veguita, N.M.

1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died June 24 in Landstuhl Germany, from a non-combat related
illness sustained June 18 while in Iraq.

 

Sgt. Michael J. Montpetit, 31

Honolulu

15th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died June 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Eric C. Palmer, 21

Maize, Kan.

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

 

Died June 24 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered
when his unit was attacked by insurgents using small arms fire June 21 in Bayji, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release June 25, 2007

Pfc. Daniel J. Agami, 25

Coconut Creek, Fla.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry