Fallen Soldiers

 2004

 

Updated 3/30/07

 


 

 

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Now, they proudly serve with angel's wings.

                    CT Dawson
                    January, 2002

                     


 


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DOD Release March 21, 2007

Staff Sgt. Gina R. Sparks, 35

Drury, Mo.

115th Field Hospital, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk.

 

 Died Oct. 4, 2004, at Fort Polk, La., from a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release December 30, 2004

Staff Sgt. Nathaniel J. Nyren, 31

Reston, Va.

Army’s 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq on Dec. 28, when a civilian vehicle struck his military vehicle.

  

Pfc. Oscar Sanchez, 19

Modesto, Calif.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

 Died Dec. 29 in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device struck his observation post.

 

 

DOD Release December 29, 2004

Navy Seaman Pablito Pena Briones, Jr., 22

Anaheim, Calf.

1st Marine Division Detachment, Naval Medical Center San Diego.

 

Died Dec. 28 of a non-hostile gun shot wound in Fallujah, Iraq.

 

Spc. Jose A. Rivera-Serrano, 26

Mayaquez, Puerto Rico

2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle.

 

Staff Sgt. Jason A. Lehto, 31

Mount Clemens, Mich.

Marine Forces Reserve’s Marine Wing Support Group 47, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Mt. Clemens, Mich.

 

Died Dec. 28 in a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 28, 2004

Staff Sgt. Todd D. Olson, 36

Loyal, Wis.

National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, Neillsville, Wis.

 

 Died Dec. 27 in the 67th Combat Support Hospital in Tikrit, Iraq from wounds sustained in Samarra, Iraq on Dec. 26, when an improvised explosive device detonated.  

 

 

DOD Release December 27, 2004

Lance Cpl. Eric Hillenburg, 21

Marion, Ind.

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

Lance Cpl. James R. Phillips, 21

Hillsboro, Fla.

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

Cpl. Raleigh C. Smith, 21

Lincoln, Mont.

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

 

Died Dec. 23 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Chief Joel Egan Baldwin, 37

Arlington, Va.

Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 77, Gulfport, Miss.

 

Died in Mosul, Iraq on Dec. 21, when the dining facility was attacked.

 

 

DOD Release December 24, 2004

 

Attack on dining facility in Mosul, Iraq, December 21, 2004.

 

Capt. William W. Jacobsen Jr., 31

Charlotte, N.C.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Maj. Robert D. O'Dell, 38

Manassas, Va.

United States Army Intelligence & Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Sgt. 1st Class Paul D. Karpowich, 30

Bridgeport, Pa.

Army Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 390th Infantry Regiment, Webster, N.Y.

Staff Sgt. Julian S. Melo, 47

Brooklyn, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Staff Sgt. Darren D. VanKomen, 33

Bluefield, W.Va.

2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Staff Sgt. Robert S. Johnson, 23

Castro Valley, Calif.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Lynn R. Poulin Sr., 47

Freedom, Maine.

Army National Guard's 133rd Engineer Battalion, Belfast, Maine.

Spc. Jonathan Castro, 21

Corona, Calif.

73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Thomas J. Dostie, 20

Sommerville, Maine.

Army National Guard's 133rd Engineer Battalion, Portland, Maine.

Spc. Cory M. Hewitt, 26

Stewart, Tenn.

705th Ordnance Company, Fort Polk, La.

Spc. Nicholas C. Mason, 20

King George, Va.

Army National Guard's 276th Engineer Battalion, West Point, Va.

Spc. David A. Ruhren, 20

Stafford, Va.

Army National Guard's 276th Engineer Battalion, West Point, Va.

Pfc. Lionel Ayro, 22

Jeanerette, La.

73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Dec. 21 in Mosul, Iraq, when their dining facility was attacked.

 

1st Lt. Christopher W. Barnett, 32

Baton Rouge, La.

Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Shreveport, La.

 

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

 

 

DOD Release December 22, 2004

Staff Sgt. Donald B. Farmer, 33

Zion, Ill.

180th Transportation Battalion, 13th Corps Support Command, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. Berry K. Meza, 23

League City, Texas

180th Transportation Battalion, 13th Corps Support Command, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 19 in Shuaybah, Kuwait, when a vehicle struck them.

 

Lance Cpl. Neil D. Petsche, 21

Lena, Ill.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Dec. 21 due to injuries received in a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 18, 2004

Lance Cpl. Franklin A. Sweger, 24

San Antonio, Texas

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 16 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 17, 2004

Spc. Victor A. Martinez, 21

Bronx, N.Y.

364th Supply Company, 264th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

 Died Dec. 14 south of Baghdad, Iraq, from a gunshot wound.

 

 

DOD Release December 15, 2004

Sgt. Tina S. Time, 22

Tucson, Ariz.

Army Reserve's 208th Transportation Company, Tucson, Ariz.

 

Died Dec. 13 near Cedar, Iraq, when she was involved in a vehicle accident.

 

Lance Cpl. Joshua W. Dickinson, 25

Pasco, Fla.

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

 

Died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Michael D. Anderson, 21

Modesto, Calif.

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

 

Died Dec. 14 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 14, 2004

Staff Sgt. Melvin L. Blazer, 38

Moore, Okla.

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

Lance Cpl. Hilario F. Lopez, 22

Ingleside, Texas.

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

 

Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Gregory P. Rund, 21

Littleton, Colo.

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

 

Died Dec. 11 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Joshua A. Ramsey, 19

Defiance, Ohio

95th Military Police Battalion, Mannheim, Germany.

 

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

 

Cpl. Jason S. Clairday, 21

Camp Fulton, Ark.

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

Cpl. Ian W. Stewart, 21

Lake Hughes, Calif.

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

 

Clairday and Stewart died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Richard D. Warner, 22

Waukesha, Wis.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Chicago, Ill.

 

Warner died Dec 13 from wounds received as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jeffrey L. Kirk, 24

Baton Rouge, La.

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

 

Died Dec. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Blanton, 23

Fayetteville, Ga.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 12 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Brent T. Vroman, 21

Oshkosh, Wis.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Chicago, Ill.

 

Died Dec. 13 from wounds received as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 13, 2004

Staff Sgt. Marvin L. Trost III, 28

Goshen, Ind.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

Spc. Edwin W. Roodhouse, 36

San Jose, Calif.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Dec. 5 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

 

Spc. Robert W. Hoyt, 21

Ashford, Conn.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Bristol, Conn.

 

Died Dec. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while conducting convoy operations.

 

 

DOD Release December 12, 2004

1st Lt. Andrew C. Shields, 25

Campobello, S.C.

1st Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina National Guard, Columbia, S.C.

Chief Warrant Officer Patrick D. Leach, 39

Rock Hill, S.C.

1st Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina National Guard, Columbia, S.C.

 

 Died December 9 in Mosul, Iraq after being involved in an Apache helicopter accident.

 

 

DOD Release December 10, 2004

Cpl. Kyle J. Renehan, 21

Oxford, Pa.

Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C.

 

Died Dec. 9 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, from injuries received on Nov. 29
as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Christopher S. Adlesperger, 20

Albuquerque, N.M.

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

 

 Died Dec. 9 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

  

 

DOD Release December 9, 2004

Sgt. Arthur C. Williams, IV, 31

Edgewater, Fla.

44th Engineer Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

 Died Dec. 8 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting a
dismounted patrol and was attacked by small arms fire.

 

Capt. Mark N. Stubenhofer, 30

Springfield, Va.

1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Dec. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was conducting
dismounted operations and was attacked by small arms fire.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Todd C. Gibbs, 37

Angelina, Texas

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Dec. 7 in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated while his unit was on a dismounted patrol.

 

 

DOD Release December 8, 2004

Pfc. Andrew M. Ward, 25

Kirkland, Wash.

44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.  

 

 Died Dec. 5 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Cpl. In C. Kim, 23

Warren, Mich.

9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

 Died Dec. 7 as result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

  

 

DOD Release December 7, 2004

Staff Sgt. Kyle A. Eggers, 27

Euless, Texas

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

 Died Dec. 5 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

Cpl. Joseph O. Behnke, 45

Brooklyn, New York

Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery Regiment, Brooklyn, New York.

 

 Died Dec. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was in a vehicle accident.

 

 

DOD Release December 6, 2004

Cpl. Binh N. Le, 20, of Alexandria, Va.

5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Matthew A. Wyatt, 21, of Millstadt, Ill.

5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

 Died Dec. 3 from injuries received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Cari A. Gasiewicz, 28

Depew, N.Y.

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

 

 Died Dec. 4 in Baqubah, Iraq, when two improvised explosive devices detonated near her convoy.

 

Spc. David P. Mahlenbrock, 20

Maple Shade, N.J.

65th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 3 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when he was clearing a route and an improvised explosive device detonated.

 

Staff Sgt. Salamo J. Tuialuuluu, 23

Pago Pago, American Samoa.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.

Sgt. David A. Mitts, 24

Hammond, Ore.

3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.

 

Died Dec. 4 in Mosul, Iraq, when their Stryker military vehicle received enemy fire during convoy operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Henry E. Irizarry, 38

Bronx, New York

1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 3 in Taji, Iraq, when his unit was on patrol and an improvised
explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

 

Sgt. Michael L. Boatright, 24

Whitesboro, Texas

20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Dec. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release December 5, 2004

Pfc. George D. Harrison, 22

Knoxville, Tenn.

293rd Military Police Company, 3rd Military Police Battalion (Provisional), 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

 

 Died December 2 in Mosul, Iraq, when his HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release December 3, 2004

Cpl. Bryan S. Wilson, 22

Otterbein, Ind.

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

 

 Died Dec. 1 as result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release December 2, 2004

Cpl Zachary A. Kolda, 23

Corpus Christi, Texas

Marine Forces Reserves’ 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Houston, Texas.

 

 Died Dec. 1 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Erik W. Hayes, 24,

Cascade, Md.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 29 in Al Miqdadiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

 

Spc. Daryl A. Davis, 20

Orlando, Fla.

Army National Guard's 144th Transportation Company, Marianna, Fla.

 

Died Nov. 29 in Iraq when his HMWWV was involved in a traffic accident.

 

Spc. Isaac E. Diaz, 26

Rio Hondo, Texas

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Dec. 1 in Sharona, Afghanistan, when his military vehicle rolled over.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Javier Obleas-Prado Pena, 36

Falls Church, Va.

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

 

Died Dec. 1 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries received Nov. 25,
as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. David M. Fisher, 21

Green Island, N.Y.

Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment, Newburgh, N.Y.

 

Died Dec. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was on patrol and the HMWWV in which he was riding rolled over.

 

 

DOD Release December 1, 2004

Lance Cpl. Blake A. Magaoay, 20

Pearl City, Hawaii

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

 

 Died Nov. 29 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Sergio R. Diazvarela, 21

Lomita, Calif.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 24 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

 

Sgt. Christian P. Engeldrum, 39

Bronx, N.Y.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

Pfc. Wilfredo F. Urbina, 29

Baldwin, N.Y.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, when their military vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Michael A. Smith, 24

Camden, Ark.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, Texarkana, Ark.

 

Died Nov. 26 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., from injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq,
on Nov. 7 when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Lt. Col. Michael J. McMahon, 41

Connecticut.

3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Chief Warrant Officer Travis W. Grogan, 31

Virginia Beach, Va.

3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Spc. Harley D. R. Miller, 21

Spokane, Wash.

3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 27 in Bamian, Afghanistan, when their contract aircraft crashed.

 

Sgt. Pablo A. Calderon, 26

Brooklyn, N.Y.

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

Sgt. Jose Guereca, Jr., 24

Missouri City, Texas

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

 

Died Nov. 30 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their military vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 30, 2004

Lance Cpl. Adam R. Brooks, 20

Manchester, N.H.

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

Lance Cpl. Charles A. Hanson Jr., 22

Panacea, Fla.

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

 

 Died Nov. 28 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Stephen C. Benish, 20

Clark, N.J.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he received enemy fire while on a dismounted patrol.

 

Cpl. Gentian Marku, 22

Warren, Mich.

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

 

Died Nov. 25 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 29, 2004

Sgt. Trinidad R. Martinezluis, 22

Los Angeles, Calif.

Martinezluis was assigned to the Army’s 201st Forward Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his 5-ton vehicle rolled over and pinned him underwater.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael B. Shackelford, 25

Grand Junction, Colo.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

Sgt. Carl W. Lee, 23

Oklahoma City, Okla.

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 28 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their unit was conducting
a dismounted patrol and they encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Jordan D. Winkler, 19

Tulsa, Okla,

Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov 26 due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Fallujah, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Kirk J. Bosselmann, 21

Napa, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 27, all as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Bradley M. Faircloth, 20

Mobile, Ala.

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

 

Died Nov. 26 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Holmes, 20

White River Junction, Vt.

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

 

Died Nov. 25 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. David B. Houck, 25

Winston Salem, N.C.

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

 

Died Nov. 26 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Lucero, 19

Tucson, Ariz.

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

 

Died Nov. 27, all as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province Iraq.

 

Sgt. Nicholas S. Nolte, 25

Falls City, Neb.

2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point N.C.

 

Died Nov. 24 at the National Naval Medical Center Bethesda, Md.,
from injuries received Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Harrison J. Meyer, 20

Worthington, Ohio

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 26 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Pvt. Brian K. Grant, 31

Dallas, Texas

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 26 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Spc. Jeremy E. Christensen, 27

Albuquerque, N.M.

1st Squadron, 4th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 27 in Ad Duilayah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 27, 2004

Pfc. Ryan J. Cantafio, 22

Beaver Dam, Wisc.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Chicago, Ill.

 

Died Nov. 25, as result of enemy action in Al Andar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Benjamin C. Edinger, 24

Green Bay, Wisc.

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

 

Died Nov. 23, at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.,
from injuries received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq on Nov 14.

 

 

DOD Release November 26, 2004

Cpl. Dale E. Fracker, Jr., 23

Apple Valley, Calif.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Cpl. Jacob R. Fleischer, 25

St. Louis, Mo.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on November 24 in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, when an
improvised explosive device detonated near their unit.

 

 

DOD Release November 24, 2004

Spc. David L. Roustum, 22

West Seneca, N.Y.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, Tonawanda, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his up-armored HMMWV was attacked
by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Joseph M. Nolan, 27

Philadelphia, Pa.

312th Military Intelligence Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 18 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit was on patrol and an
improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

 

 

DOD Release November 23, 2004

Cpl. Michael R. Cohen, 23

Jacobus, Pa.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 22 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Blain M. Ebert, 22

Washtucna, Wash.

4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged his unit with small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 22, 2004

Cpl. Bradley T. Arms, 20

Charlottesville, Va.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Baltimore, Md.

Lance Cpl. Demarkus D. Brown, 22

Martinsville, Va.

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

 

Died Nov. 19, as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Michael C. O’Neill, 22

Mansfield, Ohio

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

 

Died November 21 in Landstuhl, Germany, of accidental injuries sustained on
November 17 at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, during preparations for combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael A. Downey, 21

Phoenix, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 19 at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., from wounds
received as a result of enemy action on Nov. 11 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Joseph J. Heredia, 22

Santa Maria, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 20 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from
wounds received as a result of enemy action on Nov 10 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Joseph T. Welke, 20

Rapid City, S.D.

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

 

Died Nov. 20 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds
received as a result of enemy action on Nov 19 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Jack Bryant Jr., 23

Dale City, Va.

3rd Brigade Fire Support Team (1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division), Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 20 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his military convoy followed by an enemy rocket-propelled grenade attack.

 

 

DOD Release November 20, 2004

Lance Cpl. Dimitrios Gavriel, 29

New York, N.Y.

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

Lance Cpl. Phillip G. West, 19

American Canyon, Calf.

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

 

Died Nov. 19, as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael W. Hanks, 22

Gregory, Mich.

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

 

Died Nov. 17, as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 19, 2004

Sgt. Catalin D. Dima, 36

White Lake, N.Y.

Army Reserve’s 411th Engineer Brigade, New Windsor, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy mortar fire landed near his position.

 

Lance Cpl. Luis A. Figueroa, 21

Los Angeles, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 18 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 18, 2004

Sgt. Christopher T. Heflin, 26

Paducah, Ky.

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

Lance Cpl. Louis W. Qualls, 20

Temple, Texas

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Grand Prairie, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 16 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 17, 2004

Lance Cpl. Shane E. Kielion, 23

La Vista, Neb.

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

 

 Died Nov. 15 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Patrick Marc M. Rapicault, 34

St. Augustine, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Antoine D. Smith, 22

Orlando, Fla.

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

 

Died Nov. 15 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Isaiah R. Hunt, 20

Green Bay, Wis.

782nd Main Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died Nov. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the driver of his military vehicle accidentally struck another vehicle.

 

Pfc. Cole W. Larsen, 19

Canyon Country, Calif.

272nd Military Police Company, 21st Theater Support Command, Mannheim, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a civilian vehicle struck his military vehicle causing it to roll over.

 

Lance Cpl. William L. Miller, 22

Pearland, Texas.

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

Cpl. Lance M. Thompson, 21

Upland, Ind.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 15 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Jose Ricardo Flores-Mejia, 21

Santa Clarita, Calif.

25th Transportation Company, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 16 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his convoy.

 

Spc. Daniel James McConnell, 27

Duluth, Minn.

27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 16 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when he was involved in a vehicle accident.

 

Staff Sgt. Marshall H. Caddy, 27

Nags Head, N.C.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 16 in Khaladiyah, Iraq, when his military vehicle struck another military vehicle.

 

1st Lt. Luke C. Wullenwaber, 24

Lewiston, Idaho

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 16 in Khaladiyah, Iraq, when he was conducting a security mission and
a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 16, 2004

Lance Cpl. Jeramy A. Ailes, 22

Gilroy, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Travis R. Desiato, 19

Bedford, Mass.

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

Sgt. Rafael Peralta, 25

San Diego, Calif.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, 25

Gloucester, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. James E. Swain, 20

Kokomo, Ind.

Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 15 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. George J. Payton, 20

Culver City, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 14 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Dale A. Burger Jr., 21

Bel Air, Md.

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

Cpl. Andres H. Perez, 21

Santa Cruz, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 14 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Bradley L. Parker, 19

Marion, W.V.

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

 

Died Nov. 15 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 15, 2004

Lance Cpl. Benjamin S. Bryan, 23

Lumberton, N.C.

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

 

Lance Cpl. Victor R. Lu, 22

Los Angeles, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Justin D. McLeese, 19

Covington, La.2

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

 

 Died Nov. 13 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Sean P. Sims, 32

El Paso, Texas

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit received small arms fire while clearing a building.

 

Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski, 22

Towson, Md.

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

 

 

 

Spc. Jose A. Velez, 23

Lubbock, Texas

2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 13 in Fallujah, Iraq, while clearing an enemy strongpoint when his unit came under fire.

 

Sgt. Byron W. Norwood, 25

Pflugerville, Texas

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

 

Died Nov. 13 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 14, 2004

Lance Cpl. Wesley J. Canning, 21

Friendswood, Texas

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

 

 Died Nov. 10 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Nicholas H. Anderson, 19

Las Vegas, Nev.

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

 

Died Nov. 12 in a vehicle incident while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Kevin J. Dempsey, 23

Monroe, Conn.

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

 

Died Nov. 13 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Justin M. Ellsworth, 20

Mount Pleasant, Mich.

Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 13 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. James C. Matteson, 23

Celoron, N.Y.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Fallujah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release November 13, 2004

Cpl. Nathan R. Anderson, 22

Howard, Ohio

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

 

Died Nov. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Brian P. Prening, 24

Sheboygan, Wis.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.  

 

Died Nov 12 as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

 Cpl. Jarrod L. Maher, 21

Imogene, Iowa

1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Maher’s death is under investigation.

 

Died Nov. 12 as result of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Abu Ghraib, Iraq.

 

 Sgt. Morgan W. Strader, 23

Croosville, Ind.

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

 

Died Nov 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

 

 Lance Cpl. David M. Branning, 21

Cockesville, Md.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Lance Cpl. Brian A. Medina, 20

Woodbridge, Va.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Both Marines died Nov. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell, 38

West Bend, Wis.

Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 339th Regiment, 7th Brigade, 84th Division, Fraser, Mich.

 

Died Nov. 9 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit was conducting house-to-house combat operations
and they were attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades.

 

Maj. Horst G. Moore, 38

San Antonio, Texas

Army's 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker BrigadeCombat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 9 in Mosul, Iraq, when enemy mortar rounds detonated within his unit living area.

 

1st Lt. Edward D. Iwan, 28

Albion, Neb.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Fallujah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

 

Sgt. Jonathan B. Shields, 25

Atlanta, Ga.

Army's 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Armor), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov.12 in Fallujah, Iraq, when he was accidentally struck by a tank.

 

Spc. Raymond L. White, 22

Elwood, Ind.

Army's 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment (Armor), 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

2nd Lt. James P. Blecksmith, 24

San Marino, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Kyle W. Burns, 20

Laramie, Wyo.

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

 

Died Nov. 11 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 12, 2004

Spc. Thomas K. Doerflinger, 20

Silver Spring, Md.

1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

 Died Nov. 11 in Mosul, Iraq, when his unit received small arms fire while conducting combat operations.

 

 

 Lance Cpl. Abraham Simpson, 19

Chino, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Dennis J. Miller, Jr., 21

La Salle, Mich.

2nd Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 10 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit came under enemy attack
and a rocket-propelled grenade struck his M1A1 Abrams tank.

 

Sgt. David M. Caruso, 25

Naperville, Ill.

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

 

Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

1st Lt. Dan T. Malcom Jr., 25

Brinson, Ga.

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

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Erick J. Hodges, 21

Bay Point, Calif.

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

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Aaron C. Pickering, 20

Marion, Ill.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Justin D. Reppuhn, 20

Hemlock, Mich.

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

 

Died Nov. 11 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Gene Ramirez, 28

San Antonio, Texas

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

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Peter J. Giannopoulos, 22

Inverness, Ill.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

 

Died Nov. 11 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Romulo J. Jimenez II, 21

Miami, Fla.

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

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Joshua D. Palmer, 24

Blandinsville, Ill.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, headquartered in Portland, Ore.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael C. Ottolini, 45

Sebastopol, Calif.

Army National Guard's 579th Engineer Battalion, Petaluma, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 10 in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

 

Staff Sgt. Sean P. Huey, 28

Fredericktown, Pa.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Nov. 11 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his unit was on patrol and a
vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

 

Cpl. Theodore A. Bowling, 25

Casselberry, Fla.

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

 

Died Nov. 11 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Petty Officer Third Class Julian Woods, 22

Jacksonville, Fla.

3rd Marine Division Detachment, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaheohe Bay, Hawaii.

 

Died Nov. 10 as a result of hostile fire in Fallujah, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Theodore S. Holder II, 27

Littleton, Colo.

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

 

Died Nov. 11 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 11, 2004

Lance Cpl. Juan E. Segura, 26

Homestead, Fla.

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

 

 Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Travis A. Babbitt, 24

Uvalde, Texas

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

 

Died 9November 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces
using a rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Todd R. Cornell, 38

West Bend, Wis.

Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 339th Infantry Regiment, Fraser, Mich.

 

Died November 9 in Fallujah, Iraq, when acting in an advisory support capacity
and his Iraqi unit came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Cpl. William C. James, 24

Huntington Beach, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Nicholas D. Larson, 19

Wheaton, Ill.

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

Lance Cpl. Nathan R. Wood, 19

Kirkland, Wash.

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

 

Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Russell L. Slay, 28

Humble, Texas

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

 

Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. John B. Trotter, 25

Marble Falls, Texas

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died November 9 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was on patrol and his unit came
under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release November 10, 2004

Cpl. Robert P. Warns II, 23

Waukesha, Wis.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

 

www.bobbywarns.com

 

 

 Died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Command Sgt. Maj. Steven W. Faulkenburg, 45

Huntingburg, Ind.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Nov. 9 in Fallujah, Iraq, when he came under small arms fire while conducting combat operations

 

Master Sgt. Steven E. Auchman, 37

Waterloo, N.Y.

5th Air Support Operations Squadron, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Nov. 9 from injuries received when multiple rocket propelled grenades struck his location in Mosul, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Zapp, 20

Houston, Texas

Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Lonny D. Wells, 29

Vandergrift, Pa.

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

 

Died Nov. 9 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 9, 2004

Cpl. Nathaniel T. Hammond, 24

Tulsa, Okla.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

Lance Cpl. Shane K. O’Donnell, 24

DeForest, Wisc.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Lam, 22

Queens, N.Y.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 6th Communications Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Brooklyn, N.Y.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Quoc Binh Tran, 26

Mission Viejo, Calif.

Army National Guard’s 181st Support Battalion, San Bernardino, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained that same day when an improvised explosive
device detonated near his military vehicle while he was conducting convoy operations.

 

Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Wisdom, 39

Atchison, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, Horton, Kan.

Spc. Don A. Clary, 21

Troy, Kan.

2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, Horton, Kan.

 

Died November 8 in Baghdad, Iraq when a vehicle-borne
improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy.

 

Spc. Bryan L. Freeman, 31

Lumberton, N.J.

443rd Civil Affairs, Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, Warwick, R.I.

 

Died November 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained earlier that day
when he came under small arms fire while conducting a vehicle search.

 

Lance Cpl. Branden P. Ramey, 22

Boone, Ill.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Ill.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. David G. Ries, 29

Clark, Wash.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Portland, Ore.

 

Died Nov. 8 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 8, 2004

Sgt. Carlos M. Camacho-Rivera, 24

Carolina, Puerto Rico

368th Transportation Company, 11th Transportation Battalion, Fort Story, Va.

  

Died Nov. 5 in the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq,
from wounds sustained earlier that day in Fallujah, Iraq, from a rocket blast.

 

Pvt. Justin R. Yoemans, 20

Eufaula, Ala.

4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Nov. 6 at the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq,
from wounds sustained earlier that day in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne
improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

 

Spc. Brian K. Baker, 27

West Seneca, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.

 

Died November 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device detonated near his security patrol.

 

Lance Cpl. Sean M. Langley, 20

Lexington, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 7 from injuries received as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 7, 2004

Sgt. 1st Class Otie J. McVey, 53

Oak Hill, W.V.

Army Reserve’s 706th Transportation Company, Kenton, Ohio.

 

Medically evacuated from Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 23 for treatment of a non-combat related illness.
He died Nov. 7 in Beaver, W.V.

 

 

DOD Release November 5, 2004

Cpl. Jeremiah A. Baro, 21

Fresno, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Jared P. Hubbard, 22, of Clovis, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Nov. 4 from injuries received as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Cody L. Wentz, 21

Williston, N. D.

Army National Guard’s 141st Engineer Battalion,Williston, N.D.

 

Died November 4 in Iraq when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his military vehicle while on patrol.

 

 

DOD Release November 4, 2004

Sgt. Charles J. Webb, 22

Hamilton, Ohio

82nd Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized), Bamberg, Germany.

 

 Died Nov. 3 in the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release November 2, 2004

Spc. James C. Kearney, III, 22

Emerson, Iowa

Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry, Glenwood, Iowa.

 

 Died Nov. 1 in Salerno, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained in Sharan, Afghanistan,
when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using rocket propelled grenades.

 

 

DOD Release November 1, 2004

Lance Cpl. Jeremy D. Bow, 20

Lemoore, Calif.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.  

Lance Cpl. Michael P. Scarborough, 28

Washington, Ga.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.  

 

Died Oct. 30, due enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

Lance Cpl. Travis A. Fox, 25

Cowpens, S.C.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Christopher J. Lapka, 22

Peoria, Ariz.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Oct 30, due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

1st Lt. Matthew D. Lynch, 25

Jericho, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 31 from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. John T. Byrd II, 23

Fairview, W.V.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Sgt. Kelley L. Courtney, 28

Macon, Ga.

3rd Intelligence Battalion, III MEF, Okinawa, Japan.

Pfc. Andrew G. Riedel, 19

Northglenn, Colo.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Oct 30, due enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Segun Frederick Akintade, 34

Brooklyn, N.Y.

2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 28 in Abd Allah, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces
using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Maurice Keith Fortune, 25

Forestville, Md.

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, from Camp Hovey, Korea.

 

Died Oct. 29 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

 

Pfc. John Lukac, 19

Las Vegas, Nev.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

 

Died Oct. 30, due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 30, 2004

Pfc. Stephen P. Downing II, 30

Burkesville, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, Camp Hovey, Korea.

 

Died Oct. 28 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from small arms fire while conducting combat operations.

 

 

DOD Release October 29, 2004

 Staff Sgt. Jerome Lemon, 42

North Charleston, S.C.

Army National Guard’s 1052nd Transportation Company, Kingstree, S.C.

 

Died Oct. 27 in Balad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

 

Cpl. Billy Gomez, 25

Perris, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct.27 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries
sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on Oct. 20 in Naka, Afghanistan.

 

Sgt. 1st Class Michael Battles Sr. 38

San Antonio, Texas

1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 28 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his checkpoint.

 

 

DOD Release October 27, 2004

Cpl. Brian Oliveira, 22

Raynham, Mass.

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

 

Died Oct. 25 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 26, 2004

Lance Cpl. Richard P. Slocum, 19

Saugus, Calif.

1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base, Hawaii.

 

Died Oct 24 due a non-combat related vehicle accident near Abu Gharib, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Dennis J. Boles, 46

Homosassa, Fla.

Army National Guard's 171st Aviation Battalion, Brooksville, Fla.

 

Died Oct. 24 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, when he was participating in a 10-mile road march and collapsed.

 

 

DOD Release October 23, 2004

Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Gadsden, 21

Charleston, S.C.

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

 

Died Oct. 22 at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, Fla.,
from injuries as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq on Aug. 21.

 

 

DOD Release October 22, 2004

Airman 1st Class Jesse M. Samek, 21

Rogers, Ark.

66th Rescue Squadron, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

 

Died Oct. 21 from injuries he received when an Air Force HH-60 helicopter
aircraft crashed during a medical evacuation mission in Afghanistan.

 

 

DOD Release October 21, 2004

Sgt. Douglas E. Bascom, 25

Colorado Springs, Colo.

Individual Ready Reserves, was mobilized and assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 20 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Andrew C. Ehrlich, 21

Mesa, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

 

Cpl. William M. Amundson Jr., 21

The Woodlands, Texas

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

 

Died Oct. 19 in Afghanistan when the vehicle in which he was riding rolled over.

 

 

DOD Release October 18, 2004

Sgt. Michael G. Owen, 31

Phoenix, Ariz.

Army's 9th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) from Fort Bragg, N.C.

Spc. Jonathan J. Santos, 22

Whatcom, Wash.

Army's 9th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) from Fort Bragg, N.C.

 

Died October 15 in Karabilah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

 

Capt. Christopher B. Johnson, 29

Excelsior Springs, Mo.

1st Battalion, 25th Aviation, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii

Chief Warrant Officer William I. Brennan, 36

Bethlehem, Conn.

1st Battalion, 25th Aviation, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Wheeler Army Air Field, Hawaii

 

Died on Oct. 16 in Baghdad, Iraq, when their OH-58D helicopter
apparently collided with another OH-58D helicopter and crashed.

 

 

DOD Release October 17, 2004

Staff Sgt. Omer T. Hawkins, II, 31

Cherry Fork, Ohio.

Army's 44th Engineer Battalion, Camp Howze, Korea.

Spc. Bradley S. Beard, 22

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Red Cloud, Korea.

Pfc. Mark A. Barbret, 22

Shelby Township, Mich.

Army's 44th Engineer Battalion, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died on Oct. 14, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy.

 

 

Cpl. William I. Salazar, 26

Las Vegas, Nev.

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

 

Died Oct. 15 from wounds received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Capt. Dennis L. Pintor, 30

Lima, Ohio

Army's 20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Michael S. Weger, 30

Rochester, N.Y.

Army's 20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near their patrol vehicle on Oct. 12.

 

Spc. Jaime Moreno, 28

Round Lake Beach, Ill.

Army's 20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Oct. 13 of injuries sustained on Oct. 12, when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their patrol vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 16, 2004

Lt. Col. Mark P. Phelan, 44

Green Lane, Pa.

Army Reserve's 416th Civil Affairs Battalion, Morristown, Pa.

Maj. Charles R. Soltes, Jr., 36

Irvine, Calif.

Army Reserve's 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, Upland, Calif.

 

Died on Oct. 13, in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy vehicle.

 

Spc. Alan J. Burgess, 24

Landaff, N.H.

Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 197th Field Artillery Brigade, Woodsville, N.H.

 

Died Oct. 15 in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle.

 

Lance Cpl. Brian K. Schramm, 22

Rochester, N.Y.

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

 

Died Oct. 15 as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Pvt. 2 David L. Waters, 19

Auburn, Calif.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Oct. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

Spc. Josiah H. Vandertulip, 21

Irving, Texas

2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Oct. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under enemy fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 15, 2004

Spc. Ronald W. Baker, 34

Cabot, Ark.

39th Support Battalion, Arkansas National Guard, Lonoke, Ark.

 

Died October 13th in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on October 7th in Taji, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle.

 

Staff Sgt. Brian S. Hobbs, 28

Mesa, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Spc. Kyle Ka Eo Fernandez, 26

Waipahu, Hawaii

2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died on October 14th, in Miam Do, Afghanistan when an improvised
explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol.

 

Spc. Jeremy F. Regnier, 22

Littleton, N.H.

Army’s 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died October 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol.

 

 

DOD Release October 14, 2004

Spc. Christopher A. Merville, 26

Albuquerque, N.M.

2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

 

Died October 12th in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came under enemy fire during combat operations.

 

Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Wyatt, 22

Calendonia, Wis.

Marine Corps Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division in Chicago, Ill.

 

Died on Oct. 12 due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lt. Paul M. Felsberg, 27

West Palm Beach, Fla.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force of Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Victor A. Gonzalez, 19

Watsonville, Calif.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force of Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died on Oct. 13 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 13, 2004

Sgt. Pamela G. Osbourne, 38

Hollywood, Fla.

Army’s Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Anthony W. Monroe, 20

Bismarck, N.D.

Army’s Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died October 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, when two rockets impacted their camp.

 

Pfc. Oscar A. Martinez, 19

North Lauderdale, Fla.

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

Cpl. Ian T. Zook, 24

Port St. Lucie, Fla.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Oct. 12 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 12, 2004

Staff Sgt. Michael L. Burbank, 34

Bremerton, Wash.

1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Oct. 11 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle.

 

Spc. Morgen N. Jacobs, 20

Santa Cruz, Calif.

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Oct. 7 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Aaliyah on Oct. 6
when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle.

 

Pfc. Aaron J. Rusin, 19

Johnstown, Pa.

44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Oct. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on Oct. 10
when his military vehicle came under fire from enemy forces.

 

Staff Sgt. Michael L. Burbank, 34

Bremerton, Wash.

1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

 

Died Oct. 11 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 11, 2004

PV2 Jeungjin Na Kim, 23

Honolulu, Hawaii

Army's 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division from Camp Hovey, Korea.

 

Died October 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

Pfc. James E. Prevete, 22

Whitestone, N.Y.

Army's 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died October 10 in Habbaniya, Iraq, when his military vehicle
encountered whiteout conditions and the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle.

 

Pvt. 2 Carson J. Ramsey, 22

Winkelman, Ariz.

Army's 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died October 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised
explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 10, 2004

Staff Sgt. Michael S. Voss, 35

Aberdeen, N.C.

Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 120th Infantry Regiment, Wilmington, N.C.

 

Died October 8 near Tikrit, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle encountered
an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

 

SGT Andrew W. Brown, 22

Pleasant Mount, Penn.

Army's 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry, Fort Polk, La.

 

Died October 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on October 1
when his patrol vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

 

Pfc. Andrew Halverson, 19

Grant, Wis.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Oct 9 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release October 8, 2004

Spc. Jessica L. Cawvey, 21

Normal, Ill.

Army’s National Guard’s 1544th Transportation Company, Paris, Ill.

 

Died Oct. 6 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 7, 2004

Staff Sgt. James L. Pettaway Jr., 37

Baltimore, Md.

Army Reserve’s 223rd Transportation Company, Norristown, Pa.

 

Died Oct. 3 in Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas,
of injuries sustained in Fallujah, Iraq, on Aug. 27 when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

 

Staff Sgt. Richard L. Morgan Jr., 38

St. Clairsville, Ohio

Army Reserve’s 660th Transportation Company, Cadiz, Ohio.

 

Died Oct. 5 in Latfiyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained on Oct. 4
when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release October 5, 2004

Sgt. Christopher S. Potts, 38

Tiverton, R.I.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 103rd Field Artillery Regiment, Providence, R.I.

 

Died Oct. 3 in Taji, Iraq, as his unit was conducting traffic control operations
and enemy forces attacked them using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 4, 2004

Sgt. Michael A. Uvanni, 27

Rome, N.Y.

Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry Regiment, Morrisonville, N.Y.

 

Died Oct.1 in Samarra, Iraq, he was conducting combat operations and was shot by a sniper.

 

Sgt. Jack T. Hennessy, 21

Naperville, Ill.

1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died October 1st in Baghdad, Iraq, when his check point came under small arms fire.

 

Sgt. Russell L. Collier, 48

Harrison, Ark.

1st Battalion, 206th Field Artillery Regiment, Arkansas National Guard, Russellville, Ark.

 

Died October 3rd in Taji, Iraq. His unit was conducting traffic control operations
when enemy forces attacked them using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 3, 2004

Spc. Rodney A. Jones, 21

Philadelphia, Penn.

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

 

Died Sept. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device
exploded near his dismounted patrol.

 

Staff Sgt. Mike A. Dennie, 31

Fayetteville, N.C.

106th Finance Battalion from Kitzingen, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq,
when the driver of his military vehicle pulled off the road and lost control, causing it to roll over.

 

Spc. Allen Nolan, 38

Marietta, Ohio

Army Reserve's 660th Transportation Company, Zanesville, Ohio.

 

Died Sept. 30 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained on Sept. 18 in Balad, Iraq,
when his convoy vehicle struck an improvised explosive device and then came under small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release October 1, 2004

Staff Sgt. Darren J. Cunningham, 40

Groton, Mass.

89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came under mortar attack.

 

Staff Sgt. Alan L. Rogers, 49

Kearns, Utah

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, West Jordan, Utah.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of non-combat related injuries.

 

 

DOD Release September 30, 2004

Pfc. Joshua K. Titcomb, 20

Somerset, Ky.

2nd Battalion, 72nd Armor Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

 

Died Sept. 29 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained on September 28
when an improvised explosive device exploded near his military vehicle.

 

Sgt. Tyler D. Prewitt, 22

Phoenix, Ariz.

2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 28 in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries sustained in Baqubah, Iraq,
on September 24 when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle and exploded.

 

 

DOD Release September 29, 2004

Pfc. Kenneth L. Sickels, 20

Apple Valley, Calif.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 27 due to a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Privince, Iraq.

 

Spc. Gregory A. Cox, 21

Carmichaels, Penn.

1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 27 in Balad, Iraq, when his military vehicle was
unintentionally run off the road by a civilian vehicle causing it to rollover.

 

 

DOD Release September 28, 2004

Sgt. 1st Class Joselito O. Villanueva, 36

Los Angeles, Calif.

9th Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 27 in Balad, Iraq, when he was at an observation post and was shot by a sniper.

 

Capt. Eric L. Allton, 34

Houston, Texas

2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

 

Died Sept. 26 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was struck by a mortar round.

 

 

DOD Release September 27, 2004

Spc. Robert Oliver Unruh, 25

Tucson, Ariz.

44th Engineer Battalion, Camp Howze, Korea.

 

Died Sept. 25 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit.

 

Spc. Clifford L. Moxley, Jr., 51

New Castle, Penn.

Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment, Berwick, Penn.

 

Died Sept. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

 

Spc. David W. Johnson, 37

Portland, Ore.

Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, Cottage Grove, Ore.

 

Died Sept. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release September 25, 2004

Lance Cpl. Aaron Boyles, 24

Alameda, Calif.

Headquarters and Service Company, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Sgt. Timothy Folmar, 21

Sonora, Texas

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Ramon Mateo, 20

Suffolk, N.Y.

Headquarters and Service Company, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept.24 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

2nd Lieutenant Ryan Leduc, 28

Pana, Ill.

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

 

Died Sept. 24  as result of a non-combat vehicle accident in Rutbah, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 24, 2004

Sgt. Skipper Soram, 23

Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

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

 

Died Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-based improvised explosive device detonated near his security post.

 

Staff Sgt. Lance J. Koenig, 33

Fargo, N.D.

Army National Guard's 141st Engineer Battalion, Jamestown, N.D.

 

Died Sept. 22 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol.

 

 

DOD Release September 23, 2004

Pfc. Adam J. Harris, 21

Abilene, Texas

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

 

Died Sept. 22 in Mosul, Iraq, when he was shot by a sniper while on patrol.

 

Pfc. Nathan E. Stahl, 20

Highland, Ind.

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

 

Died Sept. 21 in Iraq, when his vehicle was struck with an improvised explosive device.

 

Sgt. Brandon E. Adams, 22

Hollidaysburg, Pa.

1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

 

Died Sept.19 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.,
of injuries sustained in Fallujah, Iraq, on Feb.16 when a grenade exploded as he was clearing a house.

 

Sgt. Benjamin K. Smith, 24

Carterville, Ill.

1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 22 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 22, 2004

Spc. Joshua J. Henry, 21

Avonmore, Pa.

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Sept. 20 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his convoy
was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Sharqat, Iraq. 

 

Lance Cpl. Steven C. T. Cates, 22

Mount Juliet, Tenn.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 20 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Wesley R. Wells, 21

Libertyville, Ill.

2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Sept.20, in Naka, Afghanistan, when his observation post was fired on by anti-coalition militia forces.

 

Staff Sgt. Robert S. Goodwin, 35

Albany, Ga.

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

Staff Sgt. Tony B. Olaes, 30

Walhalla, S.C.

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

 

Died Sept. 20, in Shkin, Afghanistan, when their patrol vehicle was ambushed
by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades.

 

Sgt. Foster L. Harrington, 31

Ft. Worth, Texas

Marine Corps Reserve’s 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, Mobile, Ala.

 

Died Sept. 20 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 21, 2004

Sgt. Thomas C. Rosenbaum, 25

Hope, Ark.

4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. James W. Price, 22

Cleveland, Tenn.

4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit their convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release September 20, 2004

Lance Cpl. Gregory C. Howman, 28

Charlotte, N.C.

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 15 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 18, 2004

Cpl. Christopher S. Ebert, 21

Mooresboro, N.C.

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

 

Died Sept. 17 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Steven A. Rintamaki, 21

Lynnwood, Wash.

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

 

Died Sept 16 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 17, 2004

 Cpl. Jaygee Meluat, 24

Tamuning, Guam

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

 

Died Sept. 13 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

1st Lieutenant Andrew K. Stern, 24

Germantown, Tenn.

1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 16 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 16, 2004

1st Lt. Tyler H. Brown, 26

Atlanta, Ga.

1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Tongduchon City, Korea. 

 

 Died Sept. 14 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 Lance Cpl. Drew M. Uhles, 20

DuQuoin, Ill.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

 Died Sept. 15 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 Cpl. Adrian V. Soltau, 21

Milwaukee, Wis.

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

 

Died Sept. 13 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Foster Pinkston, 47

Warrenton, Ga.

Army National Guard’s 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta, Ga.

 

Died Sept. 16, in Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Ga., from a non-combat related illness.

 

 

DOD Release September 15, 2004

Spc. Edgar P. Daclan Jr., 24

Cypress, Calif.

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division from Schweinfurt, Germany. 

 

Died Sept. 10 in Balad, Iraq, when his patrol was responding
to indirect fire and an improvised explosive device exploded.

 

 Sgt. Carl Thomas, 29

Phoenix, Ariz.

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

 

Died Sept. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his observation post.

 

 Staff Sgt. Guy S. Hagy Jr., 31

Lodi, Calif.

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

 

Died Sept.13 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his observation post.

 

Lance Cpl. Dominic C. Brown, 19

Austin, Texas

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

Lance Cpl. M6ichael J. Halal, 22

Glendale, Ariz.

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

 

Died Sept. 13 due to a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. David J. Weisenburg, 26

Portland, Ore.

Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Corvallis, Ore.

Spc. Benjamin W. Isenberg, 27

Sheridan, Ore.

Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Corvallis, Ore. 

 

Died Sept.13 in Taji, Iraq, when their military vehicle came under attack
by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Lauro G. DeLeon Jr., 20

Floresville, Texas

Army Reserve’s 644th Transportation Company, Beaumont, Texas. 

 

Died Sept. 8 in Balad, Iraq, when improvised explosive devices detonated near his convoy.

 

 Sgt. Jacob H. Demand, 29

Palouse, Wash.

1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. 

 

Died Sept. 14 in Mosul, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces.

 

Maj. Kevin M. Shea, 38

Washington, D.C.

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

 

Died Sept. 14 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Mathew D. Puckett, 19

Mason, Texas

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

 

Died Sept. 13 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 14, 2004

Spc. Michael A. Martinez, 29

Juan Diaz, Puerto Rico

1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery from Bamberg, Germany 

 

 Died Sept. 8 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his military vehicle rolled over.

 

Pfc. Jason L. Sparks, 19

Monroeville, Ohio

1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, Camp Casey, Korea. 

 

Died Sept. 8 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his platoon was engaged in direct fire.

 

Lance Cpl. Cesar F. Machado-Olmos, 20

Spanish Fork, Utah

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

 

Died Sept. 13 due a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Petty Officer 3rd Class David A. Cedergren, 25

South St. Paul, Minn

2nd Marine Division Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic. 

 

Died Sept. 11 near Iskandariayah, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

 

 

DOD Release September 13, 2004

1st Lt. Alexander E. Wetherbee, 27

Fairfax, Va.

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

 

 Died Sept. 12 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 Pfc. Jason T. Poindexter, 20

San Angelo, Texas

2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 

 

Died Sept. 12 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 10, 2004

Sgt. James D. Faulkner, 23

Clarksville, Ind.

20th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 8 in Baghdad when his military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Yoe M. Aneiros, 20

Newark, N.J.

2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died Sept. 7 in Sadr City when his patrol vehicle came under
attack by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades.

 

Spc. Brandon M. Read, 21

Greeneville, Tenn.

125th Transportation Company from Lexington, Ky.

 

Died Sept. 6 in Qayyarah West, Iraq, when his convoy came under
attack by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device.

 

Staff Sgt. Elvis Bourdon, 36

Youngstown, Ohio

1st Battalion, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 6 in Baghdad when his military vehicle came under
attack by enemy forces using small arms fire and grenades

 

Pfc. Ryan M. McCauley, 20

Lewisville, Texas

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

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad when his patrol came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 9, 2004

Spc. Chad H. Drake, 23

Garland, Texas

1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle came
under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

1st Lt. Timothy E. Price, 25

Midlothian, Va.

Army’s 127th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police  Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, V Corps, Hanau, Germany.

 

Died September 7 when he came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release September 8, 2004

Pfc. Devin J. Grella, 21

Medina, Ohio

Army Reserve’s 706th Transportation Company from Mansfield, Ohio.

 

Died September 6 in Iraq, after an improvised explosive device exploded near his convoy vehicle.

 

Spc. Tomas Garces, 19

Weslaco, Texas

Army National Guard’s 1836th Transportation Company from Fort Bliss, Texas.

 

Died September 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy was attacked
by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Clarence Adams III, 28

Richmond, Va.

91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Sept. 7 of injuries sustained on Sept. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq,
when his high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Capt. John J. Boria, 29

Broken Arrow, Okla.

911th Air Refueling Squadron, Grand Forks Air Force Base, N.D.

 

 Died Sept. 6 from injuries he received in an all terrain vehicle accident in Doha, Qatar.

 

Sgt. Shawna M. Morrison, 26

Champaign, Ill.

Army National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company, Paris, Ill.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, during a mortar attack.

 

Spc. Charles R. Lamb, 23

Casey, Ill.

Army National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company, Paris, Ill.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, during a mortar attack.

 

 

DOD Release September 7, 2004

Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric L. Knott, 21

Grand Island, Neb.

Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4, Port Hueneme, Calif.

 

Died Sept. 4 when the area in which he was working was struck by enemy fire.

 

Staff Sgt. Gary A. Vaillant, 41

Trujillo, Puerto Rico

2nd Battalion, 72nd Armor, Camp Casey, Korea.

 

Died Sept. 5 in Khalidiya, Iraq, when his tank ran over an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl. Michael J. Allred, 22

Hyde Park, Utah.

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

Pfc. David P. Burridge, 19

Lafayette, La.

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

Lance Cpl. Derek L. Gardner, 20

San Juan Capistrano, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Quinn A. Keith, 21

Page, Ariz.

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

Lance Cpl. Joseph C. McCarthy, 21

Concho, Calif.

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

Cpl. Mick R. Nygardbekowsky, 21

Concord, Calif.

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

Lance Cpl. Lamont N. Wilson, 20

Lawton, Okla.

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

 

Died Sept. 6 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 5, 2004

1st Lieutenant Ronald Winchester, 25

Rockville Center, N.Y.

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept 3 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt, 23

Tampa, Fla

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept 3 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 4, 2004

Capt. Alan Rowe, 35

Hagerman, Idaho

1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Sept 3 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release September 3, 2004

 Spc. Joseph C. Thibodeaux, 24

Lafayette, La.

Army's Headquarters and Headquarters Company 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

 Died Sept. 1 in Hawijah, Iraq, when his patrol came under enemy attack.

 

 

DOD Release August 31, 2004

Pfc. Nicholas M. Skinner, 20

Davenport, Iowa

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 26 from injuries received due to enemy action in An Najaf, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Nickalous N. Aldrich, 21

Austin, Texas

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

 

Died Aug. 27 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Edgar E. Lopez, 27

Los Angeles, Calif.

1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 28 due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Aaron N. Holleyman, 26

Glasgow, Mont.

Army's 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died Aug 30 in Khutayiah, Iraq, when his military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Airman 1st Class Carl L. Anderson Jr., 21

Georgetown, S.C.

3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.

 

Died Aug. 29 as result of enemy action near Mosul, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 30, 2004

Pfc. Luis A. Perez, 19

Theresa, N.Y.

Army Reserve’s 223rd Transportation Company, Norristown, Pa.

 

Died Aug. 27 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Omead H. Razani, 19

Los Angeles, Calif.

1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

 

Died Aug. 27 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

 

 

DOD Release August 27, 2004

Cpl. Barton R. Humlhanz, 23

Hellertown, Pa.

Marine Expeditionary Unit Service Support Group 24, 24th MEU, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug. 26 from injuries receive7d due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Marco D. Ross, 20

Memphis, Tenn.

Army's 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy mortars attacked his camp.

 

 

DOD Release August 26, 2004

Lance Cpl. Alexander S. Arredondo, 20

Randolph, Mass.

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 25 as result of enemy action in An Najaf, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Jacob R. Lugo, 21

Flower Mound, Texas

3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 24 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Charles L. Neeley, 19

Mattoon, Ill.

Army Reserve’s 454th Transportation Company, Columbus, Ohio.

 

Died Aug. 25 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his tractor-trailer
rolled over as he attempted to access a pontoon bridge.

 

 

DOD Release August 25, 2004

Staff Sgt. Donald N. Davis, 42

Saginaw, Mich.

U.S. Army Reserve's 660th Transportation Company, Zanesville, Ohio.

 

Died August 24 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an M915A tractor and
an M106A2 tanker trailer rolled over an embankment.

 

Staff Sgt. Robert C. Thornton Jr., 35

Rainbow City, Ala.

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

 

Died Aug. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol came under rocket-propelled grenade attack.

 

 

DOD Release August 24, 2004

Sgt. Richard M. Lord, 24

Jacksonville, Fla.

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

 

 Died Aug. 18 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Edward T. Reeder, 32

Camp Verde, Ariz.

Headquarters and Service Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 21 in a non-combat related vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 23, 2004

2nd Lt. Matthew R. Stovall, 25

Horn Lake, Miss.

Army National Guard’s 367th Maintenance Company, 298th Corps Support Battalion, Philadelphia, Miss.

 

 Died Aug. 22 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle.

 

Cpl. Christopher Belchik, 30

Jersey, Ill.

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

 

Died Aug. 22, due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Nicanor Alvarez, 22

San Bernardino, Calif.

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

 

Died Aug. 21 from injuries received from to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

Sgt. Jason Cook, 25

Okanogan, Wash.

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

 

Died Aug. 21 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Seth Huston, 19

Perryton, Texas

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

 

Died Aug. 21 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Nachez Washalanta, 21

Bryan, Okla.

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

 

Died Aug. 21 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Kevin A. Cuming, 22

North White Plains, N.Y.

1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry

Division, Fort Hood, Texas3

 

Died August 21 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol came under rocket-propelled grenade attack.

 

1st Lt. Charles L. Wilkeins III, 38

Columbus, Ohio.

Army National Guard’s 216th Engineer Battalion, Hamilton, Ohio.

Pfc. Ryan A. Martin, 22

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Army National Guard’s 216th Engineer Battalion, Hamilton, Ohio.

 

Died Aug. 20 near Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near their vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 20, 2004

Lance Cpl. Caleb J. Powers, 21

Manfield, Wash.

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

 

Died Aug 17 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Dustin R. Fitzgerald, 22

Huber Heights, Ohio

Battalion Landing Team 1/2, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died Aug 18, in a non-combat related vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Harvey E. Parkerson III, 27

Yuba City, Calif.

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug 18 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Spc. Jacob D. Martir, 21

Norwich, Conn.

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

 

Died Aug 18 in Sadr City, Iraq, when his patrol came under enemy small arms fire.

 

Cpl. Brad P. McCormick, 23

Overton, Tenn.

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

 

Died Aug. 19 from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 19, 2004

Spc. Brandon T. Titus, 20

Boise, Idaho

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

 

Died Aug. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his checkpoint.

 

Pfc. Henry C. Risner, 26

Golden, Colo.

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

 

Died Aug 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his checkpoint came under enemy small arms fire.

 

 

DOD Release August 18, 2004

Sgt. David M. Heath, 30

LaPorte, Ind.

1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Division, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died August 16 in Sadr City, Iraq, when his patrol came under small arms and rocket-propelled grenade attack.

 

 

DOD Release August 17, 2004

2nd Lt. James Michael Goins, 23

Bonner Springs, Kan.

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died as a result of hostile fire on August 15 in Najaf, Iraq.

 

Spc. Mark Anthony Zapata, 27

Edinburg, Texas

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died August 15 in Najaf, Iraq as a result of hostile fire.

 

Pfc. Fernando B. Hannon, 19

Wildomar, Calif.

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

Pfc. Geoffrey Perez, 24

Los Angeles, Calif.

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

 

Died Aug. 15 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 16, 2004

Staff Sgt. John R. Howard, 26

Covington, Va.

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166 (Reinforced), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Tavon L. Hubbard, 24

Reston, Va.

Command Element, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died August 11 in a helicopter crash in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Daniel Michael Shepherd, 23

Elyria, Ohio

Army’s 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment from Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died August 15 in Ar Ramabi, Iraq, when his M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Pfc. Brandon R. Sapp, 21

Lake Worth, Fla.

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died August 15 in Najaf, Iraq, when his M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

 

DOD Release August 15, 2004

Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Morrison, 23

Carlisle, Penn.

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

 

Died August 13 due to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

1st Lt. Neil Anthony Santoriello, 24

Verona, Penn.

1st Battalion, 34th Armor, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

 

Died August 13 in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his mounted reconnaissance patrol vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 14, 2004

Lance Cpl. Kane M. Funke, 20

Vancouver, Wash.

2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died August 13 as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 13, 2004

Capt. Michael Yury Tarlavsky, 30

Passaic, N.J.

1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, from Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Died August 12 in Najaf, Iraq, when his unit came under small arms fire and grenade attack.

 

Sgt. Daniel Lee Galvan, 30

Moore, Okla.

2nd Battalion (Assault), 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Light Infantry Division, from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died Aug. 12 in Salerno, Afghanistan, when the helicopter he was in
developed mechanical difficulties and crashed.

 

 

DOD Release August 12, 2004

Rick A. Ulbright, 49

Waldorf, Md.

33rd Field Investigative Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Air Force civilian who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

 

Died Aug. 8 at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq, from wounds received during a mortar attack.

 

 

DOD Release August 10, 2004

Capt. Andrew R. Houghton, 25

Houston, Texas

1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died on Aug. 9 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.,

of injuries sustained on July 10 in Ad Dhuha, Iraq,
when a rocket propelled grenade detonated near his vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release August 9, 2004

Spc. Joshua I. Bunch, 23

Hattiesburg, Miss.

91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, when individuals using small arms fire
and rocket-propelled grenades attacked his vehicle.

 

Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Collins, 19

Crystal Lake, Ill.

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

 

Died Aug. 8 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Staff Sgt. Craig W. Cherry, 39

Winchester, Va.

Army National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 29th Infantry Division (Light Infantry), Winchester, Va.

Sgt. Bobby E. Beasley, 36

Inwood, W.Va.

Army National Guard’s 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 29th Infantry Division (Light Infantry), Winchester, Va.

 

Died on Aug. 7, in Ghazikel, Afghanistan, when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Pfc. David L. Potter, 22

Johnson City, Tenn.

115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died August 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

 

Sgt. Yadir G. Reynoso, 27

Wapato, Wash.

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 5 due to enemy action in An Najaf Province, Iraq.

 

Cpl. Roberto Abad, 22

Los Angeles, Calif.

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 6 due to enemy action in An Najaf Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Raymond J. Faulstich Jr., 24

Leonardtown, Md.

89th Transportation Company, 6th Transportation Battalion, 7th Transportation Group, Fort Eustis, Va.

 

Died Aug. 5 in Najaf, Iraq, when individuals using small arms fire
and rocket-propelled grenades attacked his convoy.

 

 

DOD Release August 7, 2004

Sgt. Moses D. Rocha, 33

Roswell, N.M.

Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died August 5 due to injuries received from enemy action in An Najaf, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Larry L. Wells, 22

Mount Hermon, La.

Unit Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died August 6 due to enemy action in An Najal Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 6, 2004

Spc. Donald R. McCune, 20

Yplsilanti, Mich.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment, 81st Brigade Combat Team, Moses Lake, Wash.

 

Died August 5, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device
detonated near his patrol on August 4 in Balad, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 5, 2004

Cpl. Dean P. Pratt, 22

Stevensville, Mont.

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

 

Died Aug. 2 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Elia P. Fontecchio, 30

Milford, Mass.

3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 4 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Lance Cpl. Joseph L. Nice, 19

Nicoma Park, Okla.

3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 4 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

 

DOD Release August 4, 2004

Pfc. Harry N. Shondee, Jr., 19

Ganado, Ariz.

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 12th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug. 3 when an improvised explosive device detonated near
the vehicle they were traveling in while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Spc. Justin B. Onwordi, 28

Chandler, Ariz.

Army’s 2nd Battalion, 12th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died on Aug. 2, when an improvised explosive device detonated near
the vehicle they were traveling in while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq.

 

Capt. Gregory A Ratzlaff, 36

Olympia, Wash.

Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, Calif.

 

Died Aug. 3 due to a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Duke, Iraq.

 

Sgt. Tommy L. Gray, 34

Roswell, N.M.

Army’s 215th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Died Aug. 3 in Taji, Iraq, when he became caught between two motor pool vehicles.

 

Sgt. Juan Calderon Jr., 26

Weslaco, Texas

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

 

Died Aug. 2 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release August 2, 2004

Spc. Anthony J. Dixon, 20

Lindenwold, N.J.

Army’s 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Spc. Armando Hernandez, 22

Hesperia, Calif.

Army’s 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died Aug. 1, in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near their guard post.

 

 

DOD Release July 30, 2004

Spc. Joseph F. Herndon, II, 21

Derby, Kan.

Army’s 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Died July 29, in Hawijah, Iraq, when he was shot while on guard duty.

 

Pfc. Ken W. Leisten, 20

Cornelius, Ore.

Army National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry, Corvallis, Ore.

 

Died July 28, in Taji, Iraq, when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

 

Gunnery Sgt. Shawn A. Lane, 33

Corning, N.Y.

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

 

Died July 28 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 29, 2004

Sgt. DeForest L. Talbert, 24

Charleston, W.Va.

Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 150th Armor Regiment from Beckley, W.Va.

 

Died July 27 in Baladruc, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

 

Lt. Col. David S. Greene, 39

Raleigh, N.C.

Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3D Marine Air Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

 

Died July 28 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 28, 2004

Lance Cpl. Vincent M. Sullivan, 23

Chatham, N.J.

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

 

 Died July 23 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 26, 2004

Sgt. Tatjana Reed, 34

Fort Campbell, K.Y.

66th Transportation Company from Kaiserslautern, Germany.

 

Died July 22 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle.

 

Spc. Nicholas J. Zangara, 21

Philadelphia, Pa.

1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division from Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died July 24 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

 

 

DOD Release July 22, 2004

Pfc. Nicholas H. Blodgett, 21

Wyoming, Mich.

Army’s 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, Schweinfurt, Germany.

 

Died July 21, in Abdalluyah, Iraqo, when his patrol vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Danny B. Daniels, II, 23

Varney, W.V.

Army’s 630th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Bamberg, Germany

 

Died July 20, in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle came under attack
by small arms fire and hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl. Mark E. Engel, 21

Grand Junction, Calif.

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

 

Died July 21 at Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds he received as result of enemy action on July 6 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 21, 2004

Staff Sgt. Michael J. Clark, 29

Leesburg Lake, Fla.

Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Died July 20 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

Pfc. Charles C. Persing, 20

Albany, La.

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

Sgt. D6ale T. Lloyd, 22

Watsontown, Penn.

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

 

Died July 19 in Scandaria, Iraq, when multiple mortar rounds hit their forward operating base.

 

Cpl. Todd J. Godwin, 21

Muskingum County, Ohio

1st Battalion, 8th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

 

Died July 20 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

 

 

DOD Release July 19, 2004

Sgt. 1st Class David A. Hartman, 41

Akron, Mich.

Army Reserve’s 401st Transportation Company from Battle Creek, Mich.

 

Died July 17 in Bayji, Iraq, when the vehicle he was driving was hit by an improvised explosive device.

 

Spc. Craig S. Frank, 24

Lincoln Park, Mich.

Army National Guard’s 1775th Military Police Company from Pontiac, Mich.

 

Died July 17 near Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

 

Lance Cpl