Fallen Soldiers

2011

 

Updated 1/2/12

 


 

 

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                    January, 2002

                     

 


 


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DOD Release December 29, 2011

Spc. Kurt W. Kern, 24

McAllen, Texas, and

720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas

Sgt. Noah M. Korte, 29

Lake Elsinore, Calif.,

720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas

Pfc. Justin M. Whitmire, 20

Easley, S.C.

720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas

 

Died Dec. 27, in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Petty Officer Stacy O. Johnson, 35

Rolling Fork, Miss.

Master-at-arms assigned to Naval Security Force Bahrain.

 

Died July 18, while supporting operations in Bahrain.

 

 

DOD Release December 27, 2011

Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Altmann, 27

Marshfield, Wis.

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

 

Died Dec. 25, in Kunar province Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when
insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release December 23, 2011

Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg, 21

Longview, Wash.

201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died Dec. 21 in Khowst province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release December 15, 2011

Maj. Samuel M. Griffith, 36

Virginia Beach, Va.

4th Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve, West Palm Beach, Fla.

 

Died Dec. 14 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release December 14, 2011

Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20

Apopka, Fla.

1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas

 

Died Dec. 13, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from enemy small-arms fire
while deployed in Logar province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release December 13, 2011

Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz, 24

New Cuyama, Calif.

3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii

Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr., 30

Blairstown, N.J.

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

 

Died Dec. 11, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release December 12, 2011

 

Lance Cpl. Christopher P. J. Levy, 21

Ramseur, N.C.

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

 

Died Dec. 10 of wounds sustained Dec. 7 while conducting combat operations in
Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release December 8, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35

Oxnard, Calif.,

2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21

Lakeland, Fla., and

2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21

Springville, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas

 

Died Dec. 3, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release December 6, 2011

Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28

Idaho Falls, Idaho

2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Dec. 3, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Nov. 21
at Kandahar province, when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release December 1, 2011

Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell, 28

Detroit, Mich.

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

 

Died Nov. 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release November 30, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Dennis R. Murray, 38

Red Broiling Springs, Tenn.

2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 28, 2011

Cpl. Adam J. Buyes, 21

Salem, Ore.

3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Nov. 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release November 23, 2011

Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, 22

Preston, Iowa

3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 21 of wounds suffered Nov. 18 while conducting combat
operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release November 22, 2011

Pfc. Jackie L. Diener II, 20

Boyne City, Mich.

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 21, 2011

Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral, 19

Danville, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release November 20, 2011

Pfc. Adam E. Dobereiner, 21

Moline, Ill.

8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 18 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 18, 2011

Spc. Sean M. Walsh, 21

San Jose, Calif.

185th Military Police Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, Pittsburg, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 16, in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained after encountering indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 17, 2011

Spc. James R. Burnett Jr., 21

Wichita, Kan.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Pfc. Matthew C. Colin, 22

Navarre, Fla.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Nov. 16, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 16, 2011

Spc. David E. Hickman, 23

Greensboro, N.C.

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

 

Died Nov. 14, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 14, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan B. McCain, 38

Apache Junction, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Nov.13, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered after encountering
an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol.

 

Spc. Calvin M. Pereda, 21

Fayetteville, N.C.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Nov. 12, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered after encountering
an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol.

 

 

DOD Release November 12, 2011

Pfc. Theodore B. Rushing, 25

Longwood, Fla.

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment; 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 11, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 10, 2011

Pfc. Cody R. Norris, 20

Houston, Texas

2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Nov. 9 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 7, 2011

Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Daniels, 25

Elmwood Park, Ill.

3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release November 4, 2011

1st Lt. Dustin D. Vincent, 25

Mesquite, Texas

1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Nov. 3, in Kirkuk province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 3, 2011

Staff Sgt. Ari R. Cullers, 28

New London, Conn.

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

 

Died Oct. 30, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent
rocket-propelled grenade exploded near him.

 

 

DOD Release November 2, 2011

Spc. Sarina N. Butcher, 19

Checotah, Okla.

700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Sgt. Christopher D. Gailey, 26

Ochelata, Okla.

700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

 

Died Nov. 1, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release November 1, 2011

 

Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, 41

Abilene, Texas

Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.

Sgt. James M. Darrough, 38

Austin, Texas

101st Finance Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky

 

Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio, 29

Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.

756th Transportation Company, 224th Sustainment Brigade, California Army National Guard, Van Nuys, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Newman, 26

Shelby, N.C.

Medical Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii

 

Died Oct. 29, in Kabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their vehicle with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release October 28, 2011

Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26

Seaside Park, N.J.

8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 26 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31

Milpitas, Calif.

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

 

Died Oct. 27 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 27, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class David G. Robinson, 28

Winthrop Harbor, Ill.

U.S. Army Support Activity, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

Died Oct. 25 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

 

 

DOD Release October 26, 2011

Sgt. Edward S. Grace, 39

South Dartmouth, Mass.

1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Massachusetts National Guard, Braintree, Mass.

 

Died Oct. 23 in Silver Spring, Md., from a non-combat illness.

 

 

DOD Release October 25, 2011

Pfc. Steven F. Shapiro, 29

Hidden Valley Lake, Calif.

3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 21 in Tallil, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jason N. Barfield, 22\

Ashford, Ala.

3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Capt. Shawn P. T. Charles, 40

Hickory, N.C.

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

 

Died Oct. 23 in San Antonio, Texas, from a non-combat illness.

 

 

DOD Release October 24, 2011

Sgt. Paul A. Rivera, 26

Round Rock, Texas

709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 22, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a
vehicle rollover during an attack by enemy forces.

 

Lance Cpl. Jordan S. Bastean, 19

Pekin, Ill.

3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Airmen 1st Class Jerome D. Miller Jr., 23

Washington, D.C.

459th Security Forces Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

 

Died Oct. 13 due to a non-combat related incident in Parwan province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 23, 2011

 

Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29

San Diego, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

Pfc. Christopher A. Horns, 20

Colorado Springs, Colo.

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

1st. Lt. Ashley I. White, 24

Alliance, Ohio

230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 22, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release October 20, 2011

Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33

Newark, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, 50th Brigade Combat Team, Riverdale, N.J.

 

Died Oct. 19 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border, 31

West Lafayette, Ohio

Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 74 in Gulfport, Miss.

 

Died Oct. 19 while assessing a route in Paktika province, Afghanistan. Border, a Navy Seabee,
was assigned to a provincial reconstruction team in Paktika province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 18, 2011

Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25

Phoenix, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died Oct. 14 in Khowst, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked
his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Staff Sgt. James R. Leep Jr., 44

Richmond, Va.

2nd Squadron, 183rd Cavalry Regiment, 116th Brigade Combat Team, Portsmouth, Va.

 

Died Oct. 17 in Babil province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 17, 2011

Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25

Hurst, Texas

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

 

Died Oct. 13, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when
insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 16, 2011

Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23

Palm Bay, Fla.

3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 13 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release October 15, 2011

Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey, 39

Atwater, Ohio

3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Oct. 13 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 14, 2011

Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Michael R. Tatham, 33

University Place, Wash.

West Coast based Naval Special Warfare unit.

 

Involved in a fatal motorcycle accident, Oct. 12, while on rest and recuperation leave
from supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Bali, Indonesia.

 

Lance Cpl. Scott D. Harper, 21

Winston, Ga.

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

 

Died Oct. 13 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 11, 2011

Chief Warrant Officer James B. Wilke, 38

Ione, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died Oct.10, in Doha, Qatar.

 

Staff Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, 34

Enumclaw, Wash.

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

 

Died Oct. 10 in Kandahar province.

 

 

DOD Release October 10, 2011

 

Capt. Joshua S. Lawrence, 29

Nashville, Tenn.

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Capt. Drew E. Russell, 25

Scotts, Mich.

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Oct. 8, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release October 9, 2011

Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr., 24

Salinas, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died Oct. 8 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when
insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 7, 2011

 

Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt, 24

San Antonio, Texas

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

 

Died Oct. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 4, 2011

Pvt. Danny Chen, 19

New York, NY

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Oct. 3 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 2, 2011

Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Caleb A. Nelson, 26

Omaha, Neb.

East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit, Norfolk, Va.

 

Died after his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device while conducting a combat patrol in
Zabul province, Afghanistan on Oct.1.

 

First Sgt. Billy J. Siercks, 32

Velda Village, Mo.

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

 

Died Sept. 28 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Sept. 27 in Logar, Afghanistan
when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 1, 2011

Spc. James A. Butz, 21

Porter, Ind.

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

 

Died Sept. 28 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 30, 2011

1st. Lt. Andres Zermeno, 26

San Antonio, Texas

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

 

Died Sep. 25 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Pfc. David A. Drake, 21

Lumberton, Texas

5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

Spc. Steven E. Gutowski, 24

Plymouth, Mass., and

5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27

Valrico, Fla.,

5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.

 

Died Sep 28, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Christopher Diaz, 27

Albuquerque, N.M.

Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Sprovtsoff, 28

Davison, Mich.

1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Adrian G. Mills, 23

Newnan, Ga.

272nd Military Police Company, 519th Military Police Battalion, Fort Polk, La.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was
attacked by insurgents using indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 29, 2011

Spc. Garrett A. Fant, 21

American Canyon, Calif.

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

 

Died Sept. 26 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

1st Lt. Ryan K. Iannelli, 27

Clarksboro, N.J.

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Air Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station New River, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Lance Cpl. John R. Wimpey Cagle, 19

Tucker, Ga.

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

 

Died Sept. 28 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 27, 2011

Lance Cpl. Franklin N. Watson, 21

Vonore, Tenn.

Company D, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Knoxville, Tenn.

 

Died Sept. 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 26, 2011

Sgt. Tyler N. Holtz, 22

Dana Point, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 24 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Spc. Francisco J. Briseno-Alvarez Jr., 27

Oklahoma City, Okla.

1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Stillwater, Okla.

 

Died Sept. 25 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 25, 2011

Pfc. Carlos A. Aparicio, 19

San Bernadino, Calif.

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

Sgt. Rafael E. Bigai Baez, 28

San Juan, Puerto Rico

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

 

Died Sept. 23 in Wardak, province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked their unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Sgt. Andy C. Morales, 32

Longwood, Fla.

143rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), Orlando, Fla.

 

 

Died Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 23, 2011

 

Spc. Robert E. Dyas, 21

Nampa, Idaho

2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Spc. Jakob J. Roelli, 24

Darlington, Wis.; and

2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sep. 21, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when
insurgents attacked their unit with small arms fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Terry C. Wright, 21

Scio, Ohio

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

 

Died Sept. 21 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 22, 2011

Sgt. Timothy D. Sayne, 31

Reno, Nev.

5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Sept. 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 21, 2011

Staff Sgt. Estevan Altamirano, 30

Edcouch, Texas

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

 

Died Sep. 18 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Ryan J. Cook, 29

Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Sept. 18 in Takhar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 19, 2011

Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger Jr., 25

Appleton, Wis.

395th Ordnance Company, 687th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade, 646th Regional Support Group, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Wausau, Wis.

 

Died Sept. 17 in Parwan province, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Chazray C. Clark, 24

Ecorse, Mich.

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

 

Died Sept. 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 18, 2011

Staff Sgt. Michael W. Hosey, 27

Birmingham, Ala.

3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died Sept. 17 in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when
insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 16, 2011

Sgt. Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr., 26

Pharr, Texas

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Sep. 14 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Chester G. Stoda, 32

Black River Falls, Wis.

8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sep. 2, from a non-combat related incident.

 

Sgt. Mycal L. Prince, 28

Minco, Okla.

1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.

 

Died Sept. 15 in Laghman province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

 

Cpl. Michael J. Dutcher, 22

Asheville, N.C.

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

 

Died Sept. 15 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 14, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Danial R. Adams, 35

Portland, Ore.

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

 

Died Sept. 13 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using mortar, machine-gun and small-arms fires.

 

 

DOD Release September 12, 2011

Pfc. Brett E. Wood, 19

Spencer, Ind.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Sept. 9 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his
unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30

Huntington Park, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany

 

Died Sept. 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Keith F. Rudd, 36

Winder, Ga.

3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Sept. 10 in Parvan, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 11, 2011

Spc. Christopher D. Horton, 26

Collinsville, Okla.,

1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26

Lamar, Okla.,

1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., 20

Okmulgee, Okla.

1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

 

Died Sept. 9 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with small arms fire.

 

Petty Officer Brian K. Lundy, 25

Austin, Texas

Hospital corpsman to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died while conducting a dismounted patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 9.

 

 

DOD Release September 9, 2011

Spc. Koran P. Contreras, 21

Lawndale, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. Douglas J. Jeffries Jr., 20

Springville, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised
explosive device Sept. 8 in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 8, 2011

 

Spc. Kevin R. Shumaker, 24

Livermore, Calif.

Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

 

Died Aug. 31 in a stateside hospital of a non-combat related illness.

 

 

Cmdr. James K. Crawford, 50

East Concord, N.Y.

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, supporting operations at the Combined Maritime Forces Coalition Coordination Center at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

 

 

Died Sept. 7, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain.

 

 

DOD Release September 7, 2011

 

James W. Coker, 59

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Navy civilian who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

 

Pronounced dead Sept. 5 in Kabul, Afghanistan, while on temporary assignment with the U.S. Army Corps
of Engineers. Coker worked for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.

 

 

DOD Release September 6, 2011

 

Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40

Tampa, Fla.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

 

Died Sept. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany,of injuries sustained Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release September 4, 2011

 

Spc. Christopher J. Scott, 21

Tyrone, N.Y.

716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

 

Died Sept. 3 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 2, 2011

 

Spc. Dennis James Jr., 21

Deltona, Fla.

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

 

 

Died Aug. 31 from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised
explosive device in Wardak province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release September 1, 2011

 

Pfc. Alberto L. Obod Jr., 26

Orlando, Fla.

391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Bamberg, Germany.

 

 

Died Aug. 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a vehicle roll-over.

 

Sgt. Devin J. Daniels, 22

Kuna, Idaho; and

546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Colby L. Richmond, 28

Providence, N.C.

546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 25 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their vehicle using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 29, 2011

Spc. Douglas J. Green, 23

Sterling, Va.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 28, 2011

Spc. Michael C. Roberts, 23

Watauga, Texas

561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 27, 2011

Pfc. Brandon S. Mullins, 21

Owensboro, Ky.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Pfc. Jesse W. Dietrich, 20

Venus, Texas

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Aug. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 26, 2011

Sgt. Andrew R. Tobin, 24

Jacksonville, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Aug. 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 24, 2011

1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25

Duxbury, Mass.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Aug. 23 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 20, 2011

Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20

Kingston, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 19 in Zabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his
unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 19, 2011

 

Lance Cpl. Travis M. Nelson, 19

Pace, Fla.

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

 

Died Aug. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 17, 2011

1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan, 30

Edmond, Okla.

1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.

 

Died Aug. 14 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Dennis G. Jensen, 21

Vermillion, S.D.

153rd Engineer Battalion, 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Sioux Falls, S.D.

 

Died Aug. 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

 

Spc. Joshua M. Seals, 21

Porter, Okla.

1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

 

Died Aug. 16 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release August 16, 2011

Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III, 40

Milam, Texas

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died Aug. 12 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces

attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29

Bagley, Minn.; and

1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade Grafenwoehr, Germany.

Cpl. Joseph A. VanDreumel, 32

Grand Rapids, Mich.

1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade Grafenwoehr, Germany.

 

Died Aug. 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, while conducting vehicle recovery operations, and encountered a secondary explosion while dismounted.

 

 

DOD Release August 15, 2011

2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, 27

Kingston, Okla.

1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Stillwater, Okla

 

Died Aug. 13 at Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release August 13, 2011

Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19

Cornelius, Ore.

1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 11 while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26

Yonkers, N.Y.

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

Sgt. Jameel T. Freeman, 26

Baltimore, Md.

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

 

Spc. Patrick L. Lay II, 21

Fletcher, N.C.

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

Pfc. Rueben J. Lopez, 27

Williams, Calif.

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

Spc. Jordan M. Morris, 23

Stillwater, Okla.

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

 

Died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an
improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 11, 2011

Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott, 23

Manchester, N.J.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Aug. 10 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 11, 2011

 

CH-47 Helicopter Crash
August 6. 2011

 

US Navy
East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Unit

Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall, 32

Shreveport, La.

Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Louis J. Langlais, 44

Santa Barbara, Calif.

Special Warfare Operator Senior Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Thomas A. Ratzlaff, 34

Green Forest, Ark.

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Kraig M. Vickers 36

Kokomo, Hawaii

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Brian R. Bill, 31

Stamford, Conn.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31

Minneapolis, Minn.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Kevin A. Houston, 35

West Hyannisport, Mass.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Matthew D. Mason, 37

Kansas City, Mo.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Stephen M. Mills, 35

Fort Worth, Texas

Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist/Diver) Nicholas H. Null, 30

Washington, W.Va.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Robert J. Reeves, 32

Shreveport, La.

Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Heath M. Robinson, 34

Detroit, Mich.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Darrik C. Benson, 28

Angwin, Calif.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Parachutist) Christopher G. Campbell, 36

Jacksonville, N.C.

Information Systems Technician Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Jared W. Day, 28

Taylorsville, Utah

Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) John Douangdara, 26

South Sioux City, Neb.

Cryptologist Technician (Collection) Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) Michael J. Strange, 25

Philadelphia, Pa.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist) Jon T. Tumilson, 35

Rockford, Iowa

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Aaron C. Vaughn, 30

Stuart, Fla.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jason R. Workman, 32

Blanding, Utah.

US Navy
West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare Unit

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jesse D. Pittman, 27

Ukiah, Calif.

Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Nicholas P. Spehar, 24

Saint Paul, Minn.

US Army

Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter, 47

Centennial, Colo.

2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Aurora, Colo.

Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Nichols, 31

Hays, Kan.

7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan.

Staff Sgt. Patrick D. Hamburger, 30

Lincoln, Neb.

2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Grand Island, Neb.

Sgt. Alexander J. Bennett, 24

Tacoma, Wash.

7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan.

Spc. Spencer C. Duncan, 21

Olathe, Kan.

7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan.

US Air Force

Tech. Sgt. John W. Brown, 33

Tallahassee, Fla.

24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26

Long Beach, Calif.

24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, N.C.

Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Zerbe, 28

York, Pa.

24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 6 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

 

 

DOD Release August 9, 2011

Sgt. Adan Gonzales Jr., 28

Bakersfield, Calif.

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

Sgt. Joshua J. Robinson, 29

Omaha, Neb.

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

 

Died Aug. 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino, 28

Pitman, N.J.

1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

 

Died Aug. 8 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 8, 2011

Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26

Canton, Ohio

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

 

Died Aug. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 6, 2011

Sgt. Daniel D. Gurr, 21

Vernal, Utah

3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Okinawa, Japan.

 

Died Aug. 5 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Jinsu Lee, 34

Chatsworth, Calif.

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

 

Died Aug. 5, in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

 

Spc. Mark J. Downer, 23

Warner Robins, Ga.

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

 

Died Aug. 5, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release August 5, 2011

Spc. Barun Rai, 24

Silver Spring, Md.

54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany.

 

Died Aug. 3 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover.

 

Pfc. Cody G. Baker, 19

Holton, Kan.

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

Pfc. Gil I. Morales Del Valle, 21

Jacksonville, Fla.

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

 

Died Aug. 3 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces
attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

 

Capt. Waid C. Ramsey, 41

Red Bay, Ala.

Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Birmingham, Ala.

 

Died Aug. 4 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his
unit was attacked with small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson, 24

Chelsea, Okla.

1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

 

Died Aug. 4 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 3, 2011

Staff Sgt. Patrick R. Dolphin, 29

Moscow, Pa.,

2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Dennis E. Kancler, 26

Brecksville, Ohio

2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle, 29

Dallastown, Pa.

2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died July 31 while supporting combat operations in Herat province, Afghanistan.

 

Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen, 37

Sapulpa, Okla.

1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard.

 

Died Aug. 2 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 2, 2011

Pfc. Brice M. Scott, 22

Columbus, Ga.

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

 

Died July 31 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr., 32

Wilson, N.C.

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

 

Died Aug. 1 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release August 1, 2011

Sgt. William B. GrossPaniagua, 28

Daly City, Calif.

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

 

Died July 31 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces
attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 31, 2011

2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy, 33

Edmond, Okla., and

1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

Spc. Augustus J. Vicari, 22

Broken Arrow, Okla.

1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

 

Died July 29 at Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their
unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 22, 2011

Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson, 36

Canyon Lake, Texas

U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died July 21 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 21, 2011

 

Staff Sgt. James M. Christen, 29

Loomis, Calif.

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

Sgt. Jacob Molina, 27

Houston, Texas.

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

 

Died July 19 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Omar A. Jones, 28

Crook, Colo.

126th Chemical Battalion, 92nd Troop Command, Nebraska Army National Guard, Wahoo, Neb.

 

Died July 18, in Balkh province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release July 20, 2011

Sgt. Edward W. Koehler, 47

Lebanon, Pa.

131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Williamstown, Pa.

Staff Sgt. Brian K. Mowery, 49

Halifax, Pa.

131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Williamstown, Pa.

 

Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Vangiesen, 30

Erie, Pa.

131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Williamstown, Pa.

 

Died July 18 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their convoy with an improvised explosive device.

 

Cpl. Raphael R. Arruda, 21

Ogden, Utah

416th Theater Engineer Command, Ogden, Utah.

 

Died July 16 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 19, 2011

Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, 22

Brooklyn, N.Y.

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

 

Died July 17 of wounds sustained July 13 while conducting combat
operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. Mark A. Cofield, 25

Colorado Springs, Colo.

Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

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

 

Lance Cpl. Christopher L. Camero, 19

Kailua Kona, Hawaii

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

 

Died July 15 of wounds suffered July 6 while conducting combat
operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release July 18, 2011

Spc. Daniel L. Elliott, 21

Youngsville, N.C.

290th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command, Cary, N.C.

 

Died July 15 in Basra, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Master Sgt. Kenneth B. Elwell, 33

Holland, Pa.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Pfc. Tyler M. Springmann, 19

Hartland, Maine.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died July 17, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 17, 2011

Staff Sgt. Wyatt A. Goldsmith, 28

Colville, Wash.

3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died July 15 at Camp Bastion Hospital, Afghanistan of injuries suffered July 15 when insurgents
attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenade fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Staff Sgt. Lex L. Lewis, 40

Rapid City, S.D.

1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died July 15 after injuries suffered July 15 when insurgents attacked his unit with
small arms fire in Farah province, Afghanistan.

 

Cpl. Frank R. Gross, 25

Oldsmar, Fla.

2nd Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died July 16 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained at Khowst province, Afghanistan

when an improvised explosive device caused a military vehicle roll-over.

 

 

DOD Release July 15, 2011

Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27

Mount Olivet, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Jul. 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, after enemy forces attacked
his unit with small arms fire on Jul. 13.

 

 

DOD Release July 14, 2011

Lance Cpl. Robert S. Greniger, 21

Greenfield, Minn.

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

 

Died July 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Seaman Aaron D. Ullom, 20

Midland, Mich.

Hospitalman to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Now Zad district,
Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 12.

 

 

DOD Release July 11, 2011

Sgt. Steven L. Talamantez, 34

Laredo, Texas

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

 

Died July 10, in Al Amarah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

Spc. Rafael A. Nieves Jr., 22

Albany, N.Y.

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

 

Died July 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his vehicle with small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires.

 

Sgt. Christopher P. Soderlund, 23

Pineville, La.

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

 

Died July 9 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his vehicle with rocket-propelled grenade fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez Hernandez, 22

Logan, Utah

1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died July 10 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release July 10, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker, 39

Cedar Rapids, Iowa

334th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

 

Died July 9 in Panjshir province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 9, 2011

Spc. Nathan R. Beyers, 24

Littleton, Colo. and

145th Brigade Support Battalion, 116th Cavalry Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Post Falls, Idaho.

Spc. Nicholas W. Newby, 20

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

145th Brigade Support Battalion, 116th Cavalry Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Post Falls, Idaho.

 

Died July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their
convoy using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 8, 2011

Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV, 36

San Jose, Calif.

6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died July 5 in Khowst, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked
his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Dodds Dudley, 29

Tega Cay, S.C.

Marine Air Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station New River, Jacksonville, N.C.

 

Died July 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release July 5, 2011

Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24

Port Saint Lucie, Fla.

709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

Spc. Preston J. Suter, 22

Sandy, Utah.

709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, 28

Battle Creek Mich.;

709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

 

Died July 5 in Paktia province, Afghanistan of injuries suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 5, 2011

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia, 27

Bossier City, La.

63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Support Command (CBRNE), Fort Polk, La.

 

Died July 4 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 4, 2011

Capt. Matthew G. Nielson, 27

Jefferson, Iowa

2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died June 29, in Badrah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 3, 2011

Spc. James A. Waters, 21

Cloverdale, Ind.,

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

 

Died July 1 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release July 2, 2011

Capt. David E. Van Camp, 29

Wheeling, W.Va.; and

2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Robert G. Tenney Jr., 29

Warner Robins, Ga.

2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died June 29 in Badrah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release July 1, 2011

Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider, 23

Phoenix, N.Y.

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

 

Died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27

Maplewood, Minn.

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

 

Died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 30, 2011

Spc. Nicholas P. Bernier, 21

East Kingston, N.H.

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

 

Died June 25 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries
suffered June 22 when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Kherwar, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 29, 2011

 

Staff Sgt. Donald V. Stacy, 23

Avondale, Ariz.

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

 

Died June 28 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl. John F. Farias, 20

New Braunfels, Texas

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

 

Died June 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Lance Cpl. Mark R. Goyet, 22

Sinton, Texas

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

 

Died June 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 28, 2011

Spc. Matthew R. Gallagher, 22

North Falmouth, Mass.

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

 

Died June 26 in Wasit province, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

 

Pfc. Dylan J. Johnson, 20

Tulsa, Okla.

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

Staff Sgt. Russell J. Proctor, 25

Oroville, Calif.

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

 

Died June 26, in Diyala province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked
their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Kevin J. Hilaman, 28

Albany, Calif.

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

 

Died June 26, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

1st Lt. Dimitri A. Del Castillo, 24

Tampa, Fla.

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

Staff Sgt. Nigel D. Kelly, 26

Menifee, Calif.

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

 

Died June 25, at Kunar province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their units with small arms fire.

 

Cpl. Michael C. Nolen, 22

Spring Valley, Wis.

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

 

Died June 27 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 27, 2011

Sgt. Marlon E. Myrie, 25

Oakland Park, Fla.

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

 

Died June 25 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Ralph E. Pate Jr., 29

Mullins, S.C.

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

 

Died June 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Douville, 33

Harvey, La.

96th Civil Engineer Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.

 

Died June 26 as a result of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device on the border
of the Nad 'Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 25, 2011

Spc. Nicholas C. D. Hensley, 28

Prattville, Ala.

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

 

Died June 24, in Landstuhl, Germany from injuries sustained in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 15
when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release June 24, 2011

Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21

Antelope, Calif.

1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died June 22 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 23, 2011

Pfc. Joshua L. Jetton, 21

Sebring, Fla.

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

 

Died June 20 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when

insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Spc. Levi E. Nuncio, 24

Harrisonburg, Va.

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

 

Died June 22 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release June 22, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Alvin A. Boatwright, 33

Lodge, S.C.,

4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

Sgt. Edward F. Dixon III, 37

Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo.,

4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

Spc. Tyler R. Kreinz, 21

Beloit, Wis.

4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Alan L. Snyder, 28

Worcester, Mass

4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died June 18 in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan of injuries suffered during a vehicle roll-over.

 

Lance Cpl. Jared C. Verbeek, 22

Visalia, Calif.

1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died June 21 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 21, 2011

Pfc. Gustavo A. Rios-Ordonez, 25

Englewood, Ohio

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

 

Died June 20 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. James W. Harvey II, 23

Toms River, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died June 20 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release June 20, 2011

Spc. Scott D. Smith, 36

Indianapolis, Ind.

81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.

 

Died June 17 at Khowst province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

Pfc. Brian J. Backus, 21

Saginaw Township, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died June 18, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

Pfc. Josue Ibarra, 21

Midland, Texas

1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died June 19 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 18, 2011

Spc. Marcos A. Cintron, 32

Orlando, Fla.

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 16 at a medical facility in Boston, Mass., of wounds suffered June 6 at Baghdad, Iraq,
when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release June 17, 2011

Sgt. Mark A. Bradley, 25

Cuba, N.Y.

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

 

Died June 16 from wounds received June 3 while conducting combat
operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 16, 2011

Pvt. Ryan J. Larson, 19

Friendship, Wis.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died June 15 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release June 15, 2011

 

Staff Sgt. Nicholas P. Bellard, 26

El Paso, Texas

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

Sgt. Glenn M. Sewell, 23

Live Oak, Texas.

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

 

Died June 13 in Wasit province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Staff Sgt. Jeremy A. Katzenberger, 26

Weatherby Lake, Mo.

1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

 

Died June 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Eric D. Soufrine, 20

Woodbridge, Conn.

4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

 

Died June 14 in Farah province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release June 13, 2011

Capt. Michael W. Newton, 30

Newport News, Va.

1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died June 11 at Faryab province, Afghanistan,of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

 

Lance Cpl. Joshua B. McDaniels, 21

Dublin, Ohio

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

 

Died June 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Lance Cpl. Sean M. N. O’Connor, 22

Douglas, Wyo.

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

 

Died June 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Lance Cpl. Jason D. Hill, 20

Poway, Calif.

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

 

Died June 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 10, 2011

Lance Cpl. Nicholas S. O’Brien, 21

Stanley, N.C.

1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, IMarine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died June 9 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 9, 2011

 

Spc. Emilio J. Campo Jr., 20

Madelia, Minn.;

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Spc. Michael B. Cook Jr., 27

Middletown, Ohio;

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Spc. Christopher B. Fishbeck, 24

Victorville, Calif.;

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Spc. Robert P. Hartwick, 20

Rockbridge, Ohio; and

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Pfc. Michael C. Olivieri, 26

Chicago, Ill.

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died June 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

 

Cpl. Matthew T. Richard, 21

Acadia, La.

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

 

Died June 9 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Pfc. Matthew J. England, 22

Gainesville, Mo.

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

 

Died June 8, in An Najaf province, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked his unit
with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release June 8, 2011

Cpl. William J. Woitowicz, 23

Middlesex, Mass.

2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died June 7 while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 7, 2011

Sgt. Christopher R. Bell, 21

Golden, Miss.;

793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

Sgt. Joshua D. Powell, 28

Quitman, Texas;

793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

Spc. Devin A. Snyder, 20

Cohocton, N.Y.; and

793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

Spc. Robert L. Voakes Jr., 21

L’Anse, Mich.

793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska

 

Died of wounds suffered June 4, in Laghman province, Afghanistan, when insurgents
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Chief Warrant Officer Bradley J. Gaudet, 31

Gladewater, Texas

1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Chief Warrant Officer Kenneth R. White, 35

Fort Collins, Colo.

1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died June 5, in Khost province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as the result of a helicopter crash.

 

Sgt. Joseph M. Garrison, 27

New Bethlehem, Pa.

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

 

Died June 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 6, 2011

Cpl. Paul W. Zanowick II, 23

Miamisburg, Ohio

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

 

Died June 3 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release June 4, 2011

Sgt. Jeffrey C. S. Sherer, 29

Four Oaks, N.C.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

 

Died June 2, in Zabul province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release June 1, 2011

Staff Sgt. Martin R. Apolinar, 28

Glendale, Ariz.

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

Sgt. Aaron J. Blasjo, 25

Riverside, Calif.

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

Capt. Joseph W. Schultz, 36

Port Angeles, Wash.

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

 

Died May 29, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when
enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Richard C. Emmons III, 22

North Granby, Conn.

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

 

Died May, 31, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when
enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release May 31, 2011

 Lance Cpl. Peter J. Clore, 23

New Philadelphia, Ohio

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

 

Died May 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Pfc. Anthony M. Nunn, 19

Burnet, Texas

2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died May 30, in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 29, 2011

Pfc. John C. Johnson, 28

Phoenix, Ariz.

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

 

Died May 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Spc. Adam S. Hamilton, 22

Kent, Ohio

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

 

Died May 28 in Haji Ruf, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 28, 2011

Sgt. Thomas A. Bohall, 25

Bel Aire, Kan.;

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Edward D. Mills Jr., 29

New Castle, Pa.;

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Staff Sgt. Ergin V. Osman, 35

Jacksonville, N.C.;

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Spc. Adam J. Patton, 21

Port Orchard, Wash.

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 1st Lt. John M. Runkle, 27

West Salem, Ohio;

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Sgt. Louie A. Ramos Velazquez, 39

Camuy, Puerto Rico

4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

 Died May 26 of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an
improvised explosive device in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release May 27, 2011

 Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Hamski, 28

Ottumwa, Iowa

52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany.

Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer M. Solesbee, 32

Citrus Heights, Calif.

775th Civil Engineer Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah

 

Died May 26 in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds

suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher R. Thibodeau, 28

Chesterland, Ohio

1st Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died May 26 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his
helicopter crashed during combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release May 25, 2011

Pvt. Thomas C. Allers, 23

Plainwell, Mich.

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

Pfc. William S. Blevins, 21
Sardinia, Ohio,

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

 

Pvt. Andrew M. Krippner, 20

Garland, Texas; and

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

Staff Sgt. Kristofferson B. Lorenzo, 33

Chula Vista, Calif.,

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

 

Died May 23, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 24, 2011

 

Sgt. 1st Class Clifford E. Beattie, 37

Medical Lake, Wash.

1st Battalion, 63rd Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Pfc. Ramon Mora Jr., 19

Ontario, Calif.

1st Battalion, 63rd Armor, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died May 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their
unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 19, 2011

Cpl. Brandon M. Kirton, 25

Centennial, Colo.

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

 

Died May 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire and mortar rounds.

 

 

DOD Release May 18, 2011

Spc. Bradley L. Melton, 29

Rolla, Mo.;

Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Anchorage, Alaska.

Pvt. Cheizray Pressley, 21

North Charleston, S.C.

Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Anchorage, Alaska.

Staff Sgt. David D. Self, 29

Pearl, Miss.

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

Pvt. Lamarol J. Tucker, 26

Gainesville, Fla.; and

Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Anchorage, Alaska.

 

Died May 16, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using an improvised
explosive device in Zabul province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release May 17, 2011

Spc. Brian D. Riley Jr., 24

Longwood, Fla.

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

 

Died May 15, in Kunar province, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. Robert C. Schlote, 26

Norfolk, Neb.

195th Forward Support Company, Nebraska Army National Guard, Omaha, Neb.

 

Died May 14, in Omaha, Neb., from a non-combat related medical illness.

 

 

DOD Release May 16, 2011

 

Sgt. Kevin B. Balduf, 27

Nashville, Tenn.

8th Communications Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lt. Col. Benjamin J. Palmer, 43

Modesto, Calif.

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

 

Died May 12 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release May 15, 2011

Sgt. Amaru Aguilar, 26

Miami, Fla.

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

 

Died May 13, at Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit encountered small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release May 12, 2011

1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, 26

Lancaster, Pa.

1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died May 10 in Khost province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked
his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 10, 2011

Sgt. Ken K. Hermogino, 30

Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.

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

 

Died May 9 in Herat province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related vehicle accident.

 

 

DOD Release May 7, 2011

Spc. Riley S. Spaulding, 21

Sheridan, Texas

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

 

Died May 4 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident.

 

 

DOD Release May 4, 2011

Sgt. Kevin W. White, 22

Westfield, N.Y.

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

 

Died May 2 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked
his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release May 3, 2011

Sgt. Adam D. Craig, 23

Cherokee, Iowa

1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Sioux City, Iowa.

 

Died March 4 at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., of a non-combat related illness.

 

 

DOD Release May 1, 2011

Pfc. Robert M. Friese, 21

Chesterfield, Mich.

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

 

Died April 29 in Al Qadisiyah province, Iraq, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

 

DOD Release April 30, 2011

Sgt. Matthew D. Hermanson, 22

Appleton, Wis.

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

 

Died April 28, in Wardak province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

Pfc. Jonathan M. Villanueva, 19

Jacksonville, Fla.

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

 

Died April 27, in Wardak province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Spc. Preston J. Dennis, 23

Redding, Calif.

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

 

Died April 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release April 29, 2011

Spc. Andrew E. Lara, 25

Albany, Ore.

F Company, 145th Brigade Support Battalion, attached to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment.

 

Died April 27, of a noncombat related incident, in Babil province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Ronald D. Freeman, 25

Plant City, Fla.

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

 

Died April 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Maj. Philip D. Ambard, 44

Edmonds, Wash.

460th Space Communications Squadron, Buckley Air Force Base, Colo.

Maj. Jeffrey O. Ausborn, 41

Gadsden, Ala.

99th Flying Training Squadron, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas.

Maj. David L. Brodeur, 34

Auburn, Mass.

11th Air Force, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Master Sgt. Tara R. Brown, 33

Deltona, Fla.

Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Joint Base Andrews, Md.

Lt. Col. Frank D. Bryant Jr., 37

Knoxville, Tenn.

56th Operations Group, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz.

Maj. Raymond G. Estelle II, 40

New Haven, Conn.

Headquarters Air Combat Command, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, 35

Hockley, Texas

25th Operational Weather Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.

Capt. Charles A. Ransom, 31

Midlothian, Va.

83rd Network Operations Squadron, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.

 

Died April 27, at the Kabul International Airport, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from gunfire.

 

 

DOD Release April 28, 2011

Cpl. Adam D. Jones, 29

Germantown, Ohio

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

 

Died April 27 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 27, 2011

Lance Cpl. Joe M. Jackson, 22

White Swan, Wash.

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

 

Died April 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 26, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Bradley S. Hughes, 41

Newark, Ohio

528th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died April 24 of a non-combat incident, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. David P. Day, 26

Gaylord, Mich.

2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died April 24 while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan.

 

Capt. Joshua M. McClimans, 30

Akron, Ohio

848th Forward Surgical Team, U.S. Army Reserve, Twinsburg, Ohio.

 

Died April 22 at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Khost province, Afghanistan,
of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

 

 

DOD Release April 25, 2011

Chief Warrant Officer, Terry L. Varnadore II, 29

Hendersonville, N.C.

1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died April 23 in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his helicopter went down
due to an undetermined cause.

 

Sgt. Sean T. Callahan, 23

Warrenton, Va.

3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Dominic J. Ciaramitaro, 19

South Lyon, Mich.

3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died April 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Master Sgt. Benjamin F. Bitner, 37

Greencastle, Pa.

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

 

Died April 23 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release April 24, 2011

Sgt. John P. Castro, 25

Andrews, Texas

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

 

Died April 22 at Paktika province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when his unit was

attacked by small arms fire.

 

Pfc. Antonio G. Stiggins, 25

Rio Rancho, N.M.

2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

1st Lt. Omar J. Vazquez, 25

Hamilton, N.J.; and

2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died of wounds suffered April 22, in Numaniyah, Iraq when insurgents
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Staff Sgt. James, A. Justice, 32

Grimes, Iowa

1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, Le Mars, Iowa.

 

Died April 23 at Kapisa province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release April 21, 2011

Sgt. Sonny J. Moses, 22

Koror, Palau

101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died April 18 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered as a
result of a grenade attack at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, April 16.

 

 

DOD Release April 20, 2011

Petty Officer 3rd Class Micah Aaron Hill, 27

Ralston, Neb.

USS Enterprise as a machinist’s mate.

 

Died April 19 as a result of a non-combat related incident.
Enterprise is currently deployed to the 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting operations in
support of Operation New Dawn.

 

Pfc. John F. Kihm, 19

Philadelphia, Pa.

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

 

Died April 19 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 19, 2011

Spc. Paul J. Atim, 27

Green Bay, Wis.;

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

Pfc. Joel A. Ramirez, 22

Waxahachie, Texas.

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

Spc. Charles J. Wren, 25

Beeville, Texas; and

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

 

Died of wounds suffered April 16, in Nimroz province, Afghanistan when insurgents
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Charles L. Adkins, 36

Sandusky, Ohio;

101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Spc. Joseph B. Cemper, 21

Warrensburg, Mo.

101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Sgt. Linda L. Pierre, 28

Immokalee, Fla.; and

101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

Capt. Charles E. Ridgley Jr., 40

Baltimore, Md.

17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska

Staff Sgt. Cynthia R. Taylor, 39

Columbus, Ga.

101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died April 16, at Forward Operating Base Gamberi, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when an Afghan National Army soldier attacked them with multiple grenades.

 

 

DOD Release April 16, 2011

Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy, 25

St. Paul, Minn.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died April 15, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release April 14, 2011

Spc. Donald L. Nichols, 21

Shell Rock, Iowa

1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard, Waterloo, Iowa.

 

Died April 13, in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release April 13, 2011

Pvt. Brandon T. Pickering, 21

Fort Thomas, Ky.

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

 

Died April 10 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany,
of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire and
a rocket propelled grenade in Wardak province, Afghanistan, April 8.

 

 

DOD Release April 12, 2011

Sgt. Brent M. Maher, 31

Council Bluffs, Iowa

1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, Iowa National Guard, Shenandoah, Iowa.

 

Died April 11 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release April 11, 2011

Staff Sgt. Jose M. Caraballo Pietri, 32

Yauco, Puerto Rico

1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died April 10 in Badghis province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Vorasack T. Xaysana, 30

Westminster, Colo.

2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died April 10 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained April 9 in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release April 9, 2011

Spc. Keith T. Buzinski, 26

Daytona Beach, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died April 7 in Logar province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered
when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release April 8, 2011

Staff Sgt. Jason A. Rogers, 28

Brandon, Miss.

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

 

Died April 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Seaman Benjamin D. Rast, 23

Niles, Mich.

Hospitalman to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division. Rast was stationed at Naval Medical Center, Expeditionary Medical Force Detachment, San Diego, Calif.

 

Died April 6 while conducting a dismounted patrol northeast of Patrol Base Alcatraz,
Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 7, 2011

Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Smith, 26

Arlington, Texas

1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Houston, Texas.

 

 Died April 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 6, 2011

Sgt. Christian A. S. Garcia, 30

Goodyear, Ariz.

Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Quadi S. Hudgins, 26

New Orleans, La.

Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died April 2 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their position with indirect fire in Babil, Iraq.

 

Spc. Gary L. Nelson III, 20

Woodstock, Ga.

6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Third Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died April 5 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release April 5, 2011

1st Lt. Robert F. Welch III, 26

Denton, Texas

201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died April 3 in Khost province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his base with indirect fire.

 

Sgt. Jorge A. Scatliffe, 32

St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died April 3 in a non-combat related incident at Mosul, Iraq.

 

Capt. Wesley J. Hinkley, 36

Carlisle, Pa.

3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died April 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of a non-combat related incident.

 

Staff Sgt. Scott H. Burgess, 32

Franklin, Texas.

1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Michael S. Lammerts, 26

Tonawanda, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.

 

Died April 4 of wounds suffered from small arms fire in Faryab province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 4, 2011

Lance Cpl. Harry Lew, 21

Santa Clara, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, based out of Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died April 3 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release April 1, 2011

Spc. Dennis C. Poulin, 26

Cumberland, R.I.

1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts National Guard, Milford, Mass.

 

Died March 31 in the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries
sustained on March 28 in Konar province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release March 31, 2011

Staff Sgt. Frank E. Adamski III, 26

Moosup, Conn.

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

Sgt. 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga, 28

Hialeah, Fla.;

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

Spc. Jameson L. Lindskog, 23

Pleasanton, Calif.

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

 

Died March 29 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with
small arms fire in Konar province, Afghanistan.

 

Pvt. Jeremy P. Faulkner, 23

Griffin, Ga.

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

 

Died March 29 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small
arms fire in Konar province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release March 30, 2011

Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Burgess, 29

Cleburne, Texas.

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

Pfc. Dustin J. Feldhaus, 20

Glendale, Ariz.

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

 

Died March 29 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with small arms fire in Konar province.

 

 

DOD Release March 27, 2011

Cpl. Justin D. Ross, 22

Green Bay, Wis.

863rd Engineer Battalion, Wausau, Wis.

 

Died March 26 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered
when his unit was attacked by small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release March 24, 2011

Staff Sgt. Joshua S. Gire, 28

Chillicothe, Ohio.

54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, Bamberg, Germany.

Pfc. Michael C. Mahr, 26

Homosassa, Fla.

54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, Bamberg, Germany.

 

Died March 22, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit
with an improvised explosive device, rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release March 23, 2011

Petty Officer 1st Class Vincent A. Filpi III, 41

Fort Walton Beach, Fla.

USS Enterprise as an aviation ordnanceman. Enterprise is currently deployed to the Fifth Fleet area of responsibility conducting operations in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

 

Died March 22 as a result of a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release March 22, 2011

Master Sgt. Jamal H. Bowers, 41

Raleigh, N.C.

6th Battalion, 4th Military Information Support Group, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died March 18 at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, as a result of a non-combat related incident.

 

Cpl. Brandon S. Hocking, 24

Seattle, Wash.

87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

Died March 21 in As Samawah, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked his unit
with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release March 21, 2011

Staff Sgt. Mecolus C. McDaniel, 33

Fort Hood, Texas

6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died March 19 in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. James M. Malachowski, 25

Westminster, Md.

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

 

Died March 20 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan

 

 

DOD Release March 20, 2011

Pfc. Rudy A. Acosta, 19

Canyon Country, Calif.

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

Cpl. Donald R. Mickler Jr., 29

Bucyrus, Ohio; and

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

 

Died March 19 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when they were allegedly
shot with small arms fire by an individual from a military security group.

 

 

DOD Release March 18, 2011

Lance Cpl. Christopher S. Meis, 20

Bennett, Colo.

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

 

Died March 17 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release March 17, 2011

Staff Sgt. Travis M. Tompkins, 31

Lawton, Okla.

Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.

 

Died March 16 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained on March 15,
when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Senior Airman Michael J. Hinkle II, 24

Corona, Calif.

28th Communications Squadron, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D.

 

Died March 16 due to a non-combat related incident in Southwest Asia.

 

 

DOD Release March 15, 2011

Pfc. Arturo E. Rodriguez, 19

Bellflower, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died March, 12 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release March 14, 2011

Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park, 36

Watertown, Conn.

3rdBattalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died March 12, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Cpl. Ian M. Muller, 22

Danville, Vt.

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

 

Died March 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release March 13, 2011

Pfc. Andrew M. Harper, 19

Maidsville, W. Va.

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

 

Died March 11, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident.

 

 

DOD Release March 11, 2011

Staff Sgt. Eric S. Trueblood, 27

Alameda, Calif.

391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, Spinelli Barracks, Mannheim, Germany.

 

Died March 10 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release March 10, 2011

Spc. Andrew P. Wade, 22

Antioch, Ill.

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

 

Died March 9 in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, as a result of a non-combat related incident.

 

Cpl. Loren M. Buffalo, 20

Mountain Pine, Ark.

1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died March 9 in Kandahar province of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked
his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release March 9, 2011

Pfc. Kalin C. Johnson, 19

Lexington, S.C.

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

 

Died March 8 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident.

 

 

DOD Release March 7, 2011

Cpl. Jordan R. Stanton, 20

Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.

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

 

Died March 4 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

 

Staff Sgt. Mark C. Wells, 31

San Jose, Calif.

45th Sustainment Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died March 5 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

 

 

 

DOD Release March 4, 2011

Spc. Jason M. Weaver, 22

Anaheim, Calif.

504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died March 3 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release March 3 , 2011

Senior Airman Nicholas J. Alden, 25

Williamston, S.C.

48th Security Forces Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, United Kingdom.

 

Died as a result of the March 2 shooting at Frankfurt Airport, Germany.

 

 

DOD Release March 2, 2011

Spc. Rudolph R. Hizon 22

Los Angeles, Calif.

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

 

Died Feb. 28, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

Staff Sgt. Chauncy R. Mays, 25

Cookville, Texas.

63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

Spc. Christopher G. Stark, 22

Monett, Mo.

63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.

 

Died Feb. 28, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces
attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release March 1 , 2011

Spc. Brian Tabada, 21

Las Vegas, Nev.

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

 

Died Feb. 27, in Konar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using small arms fire and a rocket propelled grenade.

 

Sgt. Kristopher J. Gould, 25

Saginaw, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

 

Died Feb. 27, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. David R. Fahey Jr., 23

Norwalk, Conn.

504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

 

Died Feb. 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release February 28, 2011

Cpl. Andrew C. Wilfahrt, 31

Rosemount, Minn.

504th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Feb. 27, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents
attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release February 25, 2011

Staff Sgt. Jerome Firtamag, 29

Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

96th Combat Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Medically evacuated from Kandahar, Afghanistan, to the United States on Dec. 1, 2010,
for treatment of a non-combat related illness. He died Feb. 24 in Pembroke, Ky.

 

 

DOD Release February 24 , 2011

Cpl. Johnathan W. Taylor, 23

Homosassa, Fla.

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