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Citation
OIF-OEF Casualties (2005).

OIF-OEF Casualties (2005)

The following list identifies American military deaths in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom during 2005. Names are listed chronologically by date of death; identifying their age, rank, service component, unit of assignment, hometown, and circumstances of death.


Jeff LeBrun (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 1/1/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Brian P. Parrello (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Small Craft Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: West Milford, N.J.)

Died 1/1/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Pedro A. Munoz (47), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Aquada, Puerto Rico)

Died 1/2/2005. Died in Shindand, Afghanistan of injuries sustained Jan. 1 when his patrol encountered enemy fire..


Jeremy R. Wright (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Shelbyville, Ind.)

Died 1/3/2005. Killed when his military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in Asadabad, Afghanistan.


Thomas E. Houser (22), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa)

Died 1/3/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Curtis L. Wooten III (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany (Hometown: Spanaway, Wash.)

Died 1/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Balad, Iraq.


Cory R. Depew (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Beech Grove, Ind.)

Died 1/4/2005. Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his Stryker military vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Jeremy W. McHalffey (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 39th Infantry Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard, Little Rock, Ark. (Hometown: Mabelvale, Ark.)

Died 1/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his military vehicle in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Jimmy D. Buie and Spc. Joshua S. Marcum..


Joshua S. Marcum (33), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard, Camden, Ark. (Hometown: Evening Shade, Ark.)

Died 1/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his military vehicle in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Jimmy D. Buie and Army Spc. Jeremy W. McHalffey..


Jimmy D. Buie (43), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard, Fordyce, Ark. (Hometown: Floral, Ark.)

Died 1/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his military vehicle in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Jeremy W. McHalffey and Spc. Joshua S. Marcum..


Bennie J. Washington (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea (Hometown: Atlanta)

Died 1/4/2005. Died in Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonioof injuries sustained Oct. 14 when his military vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade in Ramadi, Iraq.


Kenneth G. VonRonn (20), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division, New York Army National Guard, New York, N.Y. (Hometown: Bloomingburg, N.Y.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Sp.


Armand L. “Luke” Frickey (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: Houma, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Sp.


Bradley J. Bergeron (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: Houma, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Spc. Armand L. Frickey, Spc..


Christopher J. Babin (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: Houma, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Spc. Armand L. Frickey, Spc..


Huey P.L. Fassbender (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: LaPlace, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Armand L. Frickey, Spc..


Kurt J. Comeaux (34), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: Raceland, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Spc. Armand L. Frickey, Spc. Warr.


Warren A. Murphy (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Louisiana Army National Guard, Lafayette, La. (Hometown: Marrero, La.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed with six of his fellow soldiers when an improvised explosive device struck their Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, Sp.


Julio C. Cisneros Alvarez (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Pharr, Texas)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed by hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Zachariah S. Davis (25), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Twentynine Palms, Calif.)

Died 1/6/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Daniel F. Guastaferro (27), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Las Vegas)

Died 1/7/2005. Killed when his military vehicle left the road and went into a canal in Ramadi, Iraq.


Dwayne J. McFarlane Jr. (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Cass Lake, Minn.)

Died 1/9/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol was hit by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Joseph E. Fite (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Austin, Texas (Hometown: Round Rock, Texas)

Died 1/9/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Robert W. Sweeney III (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, Louisiana Army National Guard, Lake Charles, La. (Hometown: Pineville, La.)

Died 1/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Staff Sgt. William F. Manuel..


William F. Manuel (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, Louisiana Army National Guard, Lake Charles, La. (Hometown: Kinder, La.)

Died 1/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Sgt. Robert W. Sweeney III..


Michael J. Smith (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Media, Pa.)

Died 1/11/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade in Ramadi, Iraq.


Gunnar D. Becker (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Forestburg, S.D.)

Died 1/13/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Mosul, Iraq.


Brian A. Mack (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Phoenix)

Died 1/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Juan R. Rodriguez Velasco (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Corpus Christi, Texas (Hometown: El Cenizo, Texas)

Died 1/13/2005. Died of injuries sustained due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Matthew W. Holloway (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Corpus Christi, Texas (Hometown: Fulton, Texas)

Died 1/13/2005. Died of injuries sustained due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Paul C. Holter III (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas)

Died 1/14/2005. Died in a non-combat-related incident at Camp Ramadi, Iraq.


Nathaniel T. Swindell (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Bronx, N.Y.)

Died 1/15/2005. Died of a non-combat-related injury in Mosul, Iraq.


Jayton D. Patterson (26), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Sedley, Va.)

Died 1/15/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Alain L. Kamolvathin (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, New York, N.Y. (Hometown: Blairstown, N.J.)

Died 1/16/2005. Killed in a motor vehicle accident in Baghdad.


George R. Geer (27), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Cortez, Colo.)

Died 1/17/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Army Staff Sgt. Thomas E. Vitagliano..


Jesus Fonseca Jr. (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Marietta, Ga.)

Died 1/17/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Ramadi, Iraq.


Thomas E. Vitagliano (33), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: New Haven, Conn.)

Died 1/17/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Army Pfc. George R. Geer..


Francis C. Obaji (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, New York, N.Y. (Hometown: Queens Village, N.Y.)

Died 1/17/2005. Died in the 86th Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident Jan. 16 in Baghdad.


Christopher J. Sullivan (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Princeton, Mass.)

Died 1/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his parked vehicle in Baghdad.


Kyle W. Childress (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany (Hometown: Terre Haute, Ind.)

Died 1/21/2005. Died of wounds received in Duluiyah, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Balad, Iraq.


Joe F. Lusk II (25), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Reedley, Calif.)

Died 1/21/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries at Camp Buehring, Kuwait..


Nainoa K. Hoe (27), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Kailua, Hawaii)

Died 1/22/2005. Died in Mosul, Iraq of wounds received when he was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire..


Jose C. Rangel (43), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1106th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot, California Army National Guard, Fresno, Calif. (Hometown: Saratoga, Calif.)

Died 1/23/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait..


Leonard W. Adams (42), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 105th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, North Carolina Army National Guard, Asheville, N.C. (Hometown: Mooresville, N.C.)

Died 1/24/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries at Camp Bucca, Iraq.


Brett D. Swank (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Northumberland, Pa.)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Baghdad.


Javier Marin Jr. (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Mission, Texas)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq. Four other soldiers were also killed..


Jesus A. Leon-Perez (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq. Four other soldiers were also killed..


Joseph W. Stevens (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq. Four other soldiers were also killed..


Michael C. Carlson (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq. Four other soldiers were also killed..


Viktar V. Yolkin (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Spring Branch, Texas)

Died 1/24/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq. Four other soldiers were also killed..


Taylor J. Burk (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Amarillo, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle in Baghdad.


William S. Kinzer Jr. (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany (Hometown: Hendersonville, N.C.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his patrol in Duluiyah, Iraq.


Allan Klein (34), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Clinton Township, Mich.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Brian C. Hopper (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Wynne, Ark.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Brian D. Bland (26), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Weston, Wyo.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Darrell J. Schumann (25), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Hampton, Va.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Dustin M. Shumney (30), 1st Lt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Vallejo, Calif.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Gael Saintvil (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Orange, Fla.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Hector Ramos (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Aurora, Ill.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


James L. Moore (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Roseburg, Ore.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Jonathan E. Etterling (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Wheelersburg, Ohio)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Joseph B. Spence (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Scotts Valley, Calif.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Kyle J. Grimes (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Northampton, Pa.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Matthew R. Smith (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: West Valley, Utah)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Michael L. Starr Jr. (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Michael W. Finke Jr. (28), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Huron, Ohio)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Mourad Ragimov (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: San Diego, Calif.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Nathan A. Schubert (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Cherokee, Iowa)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Nathaniel K. Moore (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Champaign, Ill.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Rhonald D. Rairdan (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: San Antonio, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Richard A. Gilbert Jr. (26), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Montgomery, Ohio)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Saeed Jafarkhani-Torshizi Jr. (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Sean P. Kelly (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Gloucester, N.J.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Timothy A. Knight (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Brooklyn, Ohio)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine other Marines and a sailor were also killed..


Timothy M. Gibson (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Hillsborough, N.H.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Travis J. Fuller (26), 1st Lt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Granville, Mass.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Lyle L. Gordon (30), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361,Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. (Hometown: Midlothian, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed.

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Dexter S. Kimble (30), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361,Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Paul C. Alaniz (32), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361,Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. (Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Tony L. Hernandez (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361,Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. (Hometown: Canyon Lake, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter in which he was riding crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Twenty-nine Marines and one sailor also were killed..


Fred L. Maciel (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Spring, Texas)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Cpl. Stephen P. Johnson..


Stephen P. Johnson (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Covina, Calif.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Rutbah, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Lance Cpl. Fred L. Maciel..


Christopher L. Weaver (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division,Marine Corps Reserve, Lynchburg, Va. (Hometown: Fredericksburg, Va.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Jesse W. Strong (24), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division,Marine Corps Reserve, Lynchburg, Va. (Hometown: Irasburg, Vt.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Jonathan W. Bowling (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division,Marine Corps Reserve, Lynchburg, Va. (Hometown: Stuart, Va.)

Died 1/26/2005. Died of wounds sustained in enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Karl R. Linn (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division,Marine Corps Reserve, Lynchburg, Va. (Hometown: Chesterfield, Va.)

Died 1/26/2005. Died of wounds sustained in enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


John D. House (28), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Medical Clinic Hawaii,Marine Corps Units Detachment, Pearl Harbor (Hometown: Ventura, Calif.)

Died 1/26/2005. Killed in a helicopter crash near Rutbah, Iraq. Thirty Marines were also killed..


Kevin M. Luna (26), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.)

Died 1/27/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


Jonathan S. Beatty (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Streator, Ill.)

Died 1/27/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Stephen A. Castellano (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.)

Died 1/28/2005. Died of a non-combat-related injury in Mosul, Iraq.


Christopher J. Ramsey (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Roads, La. (Hometown: Batchelor, La.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan R. Reed and Army Spc. Michael S. Evans II..


Jonathan R. Reed (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Roads, La. (Hometown: Opelousas, La.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Spcs. Michael S. Evans II and Christopher J. Ramsey..


Michael S. Evans II (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Roads, La. (Hometown: Marrero, La.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan R. Reed and Army Spc. Christopher J. Ramsey..


Charles S. Jones (34), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Lawtey, Fla.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed in the crash of an OH-58 Kiowa helicopter in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Capt. Orlando A. Bonilla..


Orlando A. Bonilla (27), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Killeen, Texas)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed in the crash of an OH-58 Kiowa helicopter in Baghdad. Also killed was Army CW2 Charles S. Jones..


Lyle W. Rymer II (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 239th Engineer Company, 39th Infantry Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard, Booneville, Ark. (Hometown: Fort Smith, Ark.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed when he was shot by enemy forces in Baghdad.


Joseph E. Rodriguez (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Las Cruces, N.M.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his armored vehicle in Baghdad.


Mickey E. Zaun (27), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the U.S.Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Brooklyn Park, Minn.)

Died 1/28/2005. Died of injuries sustained in a collision between two armored vehicles in Mosul, Iraq.


Andrew K. Farrar Jr. (31), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Weymouth, Mass.)

Died 1/28/2005. Killed in a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


Lindsey T. James (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Urbana, Mo.)

Died 1/29/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol..


Edward E. Jack (51), Lt. Cmdr., Navy; Assigned to Commander, Destroyer Squadron 7, homeported in San Diego (Hometown: Detroit)

Died 1/29/2005. Died of a non-combat-related incident aboard the amphibious assault ship Bonhomme Richard..


Keith E. Taylor (47), Lt. Cmdr, Navy; Assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command, Iraq Detachment (Hometown: Irvine, Calif.)

Died 1/29/2005. Killed in a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad.


James H. Miller IV (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Cincinnati)

Died 1/30/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Ramadi, Iraq.


Nazario Serrano (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Irving, Texas)

Died 1/30/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Mark C. Warren (44), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3d Battalion, 116th Armor Cavalry Regiment, 116th Brigade Combat Team (Forward), Oregon Army National Guard, LaGrande, Ore. (Hometown: LaGrande, Ore.)

Died 1/31/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq.


Christopher E. Zimny (27), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cook, Ill.)

Died 1/31/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Harry R. Swain IV (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cumberland, N.J.)

Died 1/31/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Jason C. Redifer (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Stuarts Draft, Va.)

Died 1/31/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Robert T. Hendrickson (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Broken Bow, Okla.)

Died 2/1/2005. Killed when his military vehicle overturned in Baghdad.


Sean P. Maher (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Hawaii (Hometown: Grays Lake, Ill.)

Died 2/2/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Sean L. Brock (29), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Battalion,Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan (Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.)

Died 2/2/2005. Died of wounds sustained due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Sean M. Cooley (35), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 150th Engineer Battalion, 155th Armor Brigade, Mississippi Army National Guard, Lucedale, Miss. (Hometown: Ocean Springs, Miss.)

Died 2/3/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in northern Babil province, Iraq.


Stephen R. Sherman (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Neptune, N.J.)

Died 2/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Richard C. Clifton (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Milford, Del.)

Died 2/3/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Daniel Torres (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 2/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Staff Sgt. Steven G. Bayow..


Steven G. Bayow (42), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Colonia Yap, Federated States of Micronesia)

Died 2/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Sgt. Daniel Torres..


Travis M. Wichlacz (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Milwaukee, Wis. (Hometown: West Bend, Wis.)

Died 2/5/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Zachary R. Wobler (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Ottowa, Ohio)

Died 2/6/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy forces using small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Jeremy O. Allmon (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Cleburne, Texas)

Died 2/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Taji, Iraq.


Jeffrey S. Henthorn (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 24th Transportation Company, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Choctaw, Okla.)

Died 2/8/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Balad, Iraq.


Richard M. Crane (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 325th Field Hospital, Army Reserve, Independence, Mo. (Hometown: Independence, Mo.)

Died 2/8/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan.


Jessica M. Housby (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1644th Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Rock Falls, Ill. (Hometown: Rock Island, Ill.)

Died 2/9/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy in Route Golden, Iraq.


William T. Robbins (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 39th Infantry Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard, Little Rock, Ark. (Hometown: North Little Rock, Ark.)

Died 2/10/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Taji, Iraq.


Richard A. Perez Jr. (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 6th Motor Transport Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Marine Forces Reserve, Las Vegas (Hometown: Las Vegas)

Died 2/10/2005. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


Robert A. McNail (30), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, Quitman, Miss. (Hometown: Meridian, Miss.)

Died 2/11/2005. Killed when his Humvee struck another military vehicle in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Kristopher L. Shepherd (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 767th Ordnance Company, 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. (Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.)

Died 2/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated during clearing operations in Baghdad.


Ray Rangel (29), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 7th Civil Engineering Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 2/13/2005. Killed while performing a canal rescue mission in Balad, Iraq.


David J.Brangman (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Lake Worth, Fla.)

Died 2/13/2005. Killed when a mortar round struck his vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Chad W. Lake (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Ocala, Fla.)

Died 2/13/2005. Killed when the vehicle in which he was riding overturned in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Rene Knox Jr. and Spc. Dakotah L. Gooding..


Dakotah L. Gooding (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa)

Died 2/13/2005. Killed when the vehicle in which he was riding overturned in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Chad W. Lake and Sgt. Rene Knox Jr..


Rene Knox Jr. (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: New Orleans)

Died 2/13/2005. Killed when the vehicle in which he was riding overturned in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Chad W. Lake and Spc. Dakotah L. Gooding..


David J.Salie (34), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Columbus, Ga.)

Died 2/14/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle in Baqubah, Iraq.


Michael A. Arciola (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Elmsford, N.Y.)

Died 2/15/2005. Died of injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Joseph A. Rahaim (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Mississippi Army National Guard, McComb, Miss. (Hometown: Magnolia, Miss.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed when a roadway collapsed, causing his vehicle to roll over, at Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq. Also killed was Army Sgt. Timothy R. Osbey..


Timothy R. Osbey (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Mississippi Army National Guard, McComb, Miss. (Hometown: Magnolia, Miss.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed when a roadway collapsed, causing his vehicle to roll over, at Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. Joseph A. Rahaim..


Justin B. Carter (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Mansfield, Mo.)

Died 2/16/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries at Forward Operating Base McKenzie, near Samarra, Iraq.


Adam J. Plumondore (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Gresham, Ore.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Jason R. Hendrix (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Claremore, Okla.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed when an explosion occurred while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Christopher M. Pusateri (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Corning, N.Y.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Katrina L. Bell-Johnson (32), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 418th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.)

Died 2/16/2005. Killed in a vehicle accident in Baqubah, Iraq.


Frank B. Hernandez (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Phoenix)

Died 2/17/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Carlos J. Gil (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 377th Transportation Company, 181st Transportation Battalion, Mannheim, Germany (Hometown: Orlando, Fla.)

Died 2/18/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device in Humaniyuh, Iraq.


Clinton R. Gertson (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Houston)

Died 2/19/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Seth R. Trahan (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana Army National Guard, Crowley, La. (Hometown: Crowley, La.)

Died 2/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol in Baghdad.


Adam Malson (23), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Rochester Hills, Mich.)

Died 2/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol in Baghdad.


Kevin M. Clarke (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Tinley Park, Ill.)

Died 2/19/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


David F. Day (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, Montevideo, Minn. (Hometown: Saint Louis Park, Minn.)

Died 2/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was assisting injured soldiers in his command in Baghdad. Also killed were Army 1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman and Army Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka..


Jason G. Timmerman (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, Montevideo, Minn. (Hometown: Tracy, Minn.)

Died 2/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was assisting injured soldiers in his unit in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. David F. Day and Army Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka..


Jesse M. Lhotka (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, Montevideo, Minn. (Hometown: Alexandria, Minn.)

Died 2/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was assisting injured soldiers in his unit in Baghdad. Also killed were Army 1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman and Army Staff Sgt. David F. Day..


John T. Olson (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Elk Grove Village, Ill.)

Died 2/21/2005. Killed by hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Trevor D. Aston (32), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Austin, Texas (Hometown: Austin, Texas)

Died 2/22/2005. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq.


Eric M. Steffeney (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa)

Died 2/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated in Tuz, Iraq.


Nicholas J. Olivier (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana Army National Guard, Pineville, La. (Hometown: Ruston, La.)

Died 2/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on foot patrol in Baghdad.


Michael S. Deem (35), Spc., Army; Assigned to Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Rockledge, Fla.)

Died 2/24/2005. Died in Baghdad from non-combat-related injuries..


Jacob C. Palmatier (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Springfield, Ill.)

Died 2/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


Alexander B. Crackel (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: A U.S. citizen living in Wilstead Bedford, United Kingdom)

Died 2/24/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Anbar province, Iraq.


Daniel G. Gresham (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 797th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 79th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance, Fort Sam Houston, Texas (Hometown: Lincoln, Ill.)

Died 2/24/2005. Killed when a second improvised explosive device detonated while he was responding to the earlier explosion of another device at Camp Wilson, Iraq.


Chassan S. Henry (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.)

Died 2/25/2005. Killed by an explosion as he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Adam N. Brewer (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Dewey, Okla.)

Died 2/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on dismounted patrol in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Jason L. Moski and Pfc. Colby M. Farnan..


Colby M. Farnan (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Weston, Mo.)

Died 2/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on dismounted patrol in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Adam N. Brewer and Spc. Jason L. Moski..


Jason L. Moski (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Blackville, S.C.)

Died 2/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on dismounted patrol in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Adam N. Brewer and Pfc. Colby M. Farnan..


Landon S. Giles (19), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Indiana, Pa.)

Died 2/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol in Abertha, Iraq. Also killed was Army Pfc. Min S. Choi..


Min S. Choi (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: River Vale, N.J.)

Died 2/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol in Abertha, Iraq. Also killed was Army Pvt. Landon S. Giles..


Andrew W. Nowacki (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Erie, Pa. (Hometown: South Euclid, Ohio)

Died 2/26/2005. Killed by enemy action in Babil province, Iraq.


Richard B. Gienau (29), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 224th Engineer Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard, Burlington, Iowa (Hometown: Peoria, Ill.)

Died 2/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle in Ramadi, Iraq.


Danny L. Anderson (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas)

Died 2/27/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Baghdad.


Julio E. Negron (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Pompano Beach, Fla.)

Died 2/28/2005. Killed in a military vehicle accident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. Lizbeth Robles..


Lizbeth Robles (31), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Vega Baja, Puerto Rico)

Died 3/1/2005. Died at the 228th Command Support Hospital in Tikirt, Iraq, from injuries sustained Feb. 28 in a military vehicle accident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Sgt. Julio E. Negron..


Robert S. Pugh (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Mississippi Army National Guard, McComb, Miss. (Hometown: Meridian, Miss.)

Died 3/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Azhar Ali (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, Manhattan, New York (Hometown: Flushing, N.Y.)

Died 3/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Spc. Wai P. Lwin..


Wai P. Lwin (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, Manhattan, New York (Hometown: Queens, N.Y.)

Died 3/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Spc. Azhar Ali..


Michael D. Jones (43), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 133rd Engineer Battalion, Maine Army National Guard, Belfast, Maine (Hometown: Unity, Maine)

Died 3/3/2005. Died in Syracuse, N.Y. a non-combat-related illness after returning from duty in Iraq.


Donald W. Eacho (38), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Black Creek, Wis.)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Capt. Sean Grimes, Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan and Spc. Wade Michael Twyman..


Sean Grimes (31), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Southfield, Mich.)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Donald W. Eacho, Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan and Spc. Wade Michael Twyman..


Stephen M. McGowan (26), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Newark, Del.)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Capt. Sean Grimes, Sgt 1st Class Donald W. Eacho and Spc. Wade Michael Twyman..


Wade Michael Twyman (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Vista, Calif.)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Capt. Sean Grimes, Sgt 1st Class Donald W. Eacho and Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan..


Seth K. Garceau (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 224th Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Iowa Army National Guard, Fairfield, Iowa (Hometown: Oelwein, Iowa)

Died 3/4/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germanyof injuries sustained Feb. 27 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Ramadi, Iraq.


Juan M. Solorio (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Dallas)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle as his unit was being attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Adriana N. Salem (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Command, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Elk Grove Village, Ill.)

Died 3/4/2005. Killed when her military vehicle rolled over at Forward Operating Base Remagen in Tikrit, Iraq.


Andrew L. Bossert (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea (Hometown: Fountain City, Wis.)

Died 3/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his screening area in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Pfc. Michael W. Franklin..


Michael W. Franklin (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea (Hometown: Coudersport, Pa.)

Died 3/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his screening area in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Andrew L. Bossert..


Matthew A. Koch (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: West Henrietta, N.Y.)

Died 3/9/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Taji, Iraq.


Alec Mazur (35), Builder 1st Class, Navy; Assigned to Underwater Construction Team One, under operational control of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (Hometown: Vernon, N.Y.)

Died 3/9/2005. Killed in a non-combat-related automobile accident in Mombassa, Kenya..


Nicholas E. Wilson (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea (Hometown: Glendale, Ariz.)

Died 3/11/2005. Killed while conducting a roving patrol when the shoulder of the road he was on collapsed and his military vehicle rolled into a water-filled ditch in Ramadi, Iraq.


Donald D. Griffith Jr. (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Mechanicsville, Iowa)

Died 3/11/2005. Killed by enemy action in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Joshua L. Torrence (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Lexington, S.C.)

Died 3/14/2005. Died of wounds sustained in enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Ricky A. Kieffer (36), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 182nd Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Michigan Army National Guard, Detroit (Hometown: Ovid, Mich.)

Died 3/15/2005. Killed when enemy forces using small-arms fire attacked his unit in Baghdad.


Paul M. Heltzel (39), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, Eunice, La. (Hometown: Baton Rouge, La.)

Died 3/15/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a mounted patrol in Baghdad.


Shane M. Koele (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 212th Military Police Company, Kitzingen, Germany (Hometown: Wayne, Neb.)

Died 3/16/2005. Died at Shindand Airfield, Afghanistan of injuries sustained March 15 when a land mine exploded near his Humvee in Shindand..


Rocky D. Payne (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 497th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Howell, Utah)

Died 3/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Iraq.


Lee A. Lewis Jr. (28), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Norfolk, Va.)

Died 3/18/2005. Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy small-arms fire in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad.


Jonathan A. Hughes (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Campbellsville, Ky. (Hometown: Lebanon, Ky.)

Died 3/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Iraq.


Francisco G. Martinez (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 3/20/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Tamin, Iraq.


Paul W. Thomason III (37), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Tennessee Army National Guard, Greeneville, Tenn. (Hometown: Talbot, Tenn.)

Died 3/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Kevin S. Smith (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Springfield, Ohio)

Died 3/21/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Travis R. Bruce (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Byron, Minn.)

Died 3/23/2005. Killed when an enemy mortar round detonated near his guard position in Baghdad.


Bryan J. Richardson (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va. (Hometown: Summersville, W.Va.)

Died 3/25/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Lee M. Godbolt (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Orleans (Hometown: New Orleans)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Isiah J. Sinclair..


Isiah J. Sinclair (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 156th Armored Regiment, Louisiana Army National Guard, Shreveport, La. (Hometown: Natchitoches, La.)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Lee M. Godbolt..


Brett M. Hershey (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind. (Hometown: State College, Pa.)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a mine detonated near his military vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan Also killed were Capt. Michael T. Fiscus, Master Sgt. Michael T. Hiester and Pfc. Norman K. Snyder..


Michael T. Fiscus (36), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind. (Hometown: Milford, Ind.)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a mine detonated near his military vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan Also killed were Master Sgt. Michael T. Hiester, Spc. Brett M. Hershey and Pfc. Norman K. Snyder..


Michael T. Hiester (33), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind. (Hometown: Bluffton, Ind.)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a mine detonated near his military vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan Also killed were Capt. Michael T. Fiscus, Spc. Brett M. Hershey and Pfc. Norman K. Snyder..


Norman K. Snyder (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 76th Infantry Brigade (Separate), Indiana Army National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind. (Hometown: Carlisle, Ind.)

Died 3/26/2005. Killed when a mine detonated near his military vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan Also killed were Capt. Michael T. Fiscus, Master Sgt. Michael T. Hiester and Spc. Brett M. Hershey..


Samuel S. Lee (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea (Hometown: Anaheim, Calif.)

Died 3/28/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Ramadi, Iraq.


Eric L. Toth (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Tompkinsville, Ky. (Hometown: Edmonton, Ky.)

Died 3/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was traveling a supply route in Iraq.


Kelly S. Morris (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Boise, Idaho)

Died 3/30/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire..


Kenneth L. Ridgley (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash (Hometown: Olney, Ill.)

Died 3/30/2005. Died of injuries sustained when enemy forces using small-arms fire attacked his unit in Mosul, Iraq.


Charles G. Wells Jr. (32), WO1, Marine; Assigned to the 6th Motor Transport Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Marine Forces Reserve, Orlando, Fla. (Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.)

Died 3/30/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Robbie D. McNary (42), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 163rd Mechanized Infantry Regiment, Montana Army National Guard, Missoula, Mont. (Hometown: Lewistown, Mont.)

Died 3/31/2005. Died in Hawijah, Iraq of injuries sustained while performing combat operations..


Garry Wesley Tan Rimes (30), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division in Iraq (Hometown: Santa Maria, Calif.)

Died 4/1/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Ioasa F. Tavae Jr. (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Pago Pago, American Samoa)

Died 4/2/2005. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Tenzin Dengkhim (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Falls Church, Va.)

Died 4/2/2005. Killed by enemy action in Anbar Province, Iraq.


William D. Richardson (23), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas (Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.)

Died 4/3/2005. Killed when he came under enemy fire, fell into a canal and drowned in Baghdad.


James A. Sherrill (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2113th Transportation Company, Kentucky Army National Guard, Paducah, Ky. (Hometown: Ekron, Ky.)

Died 4/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Bayji, Iraq.


Stephen C. Kennedy (35), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, Lenoir City, Tenn. (Hometown: Oak Ridge, Tenn.)

Died 4/4/2005. Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Balad Ruz, Iraq. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Dill..


Christopher W. Dill (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 390th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 98th Division, Army Reserve, Buffalo, N.Y. (Hometown: Tonawanda, N.Y.)

Died 4/4/2005. Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Balad Ruz, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Stephen C. Kennedy..


Jeremiah C. Kinchen (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, San Antonio, attached to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Hometown: Salcha, Alaska)

Died 4/4/2005. Killed in an explosion during combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Glenn J. Watkins (42), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Washington Army National Guard, Kent, Wash. (Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.)

Died 4/5/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.


Javier J. Garcia (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Miami)

Died 4/5/2005. Killed when improvised explosive devices detonated near his patrol in Baghdad.


Barbaralien Banks (41), Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (Hometown: Harvey, La.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which she was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Edwin A. Matos-Colon (42), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii (Hometown: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


David S. Connolly (37), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1173rd Transportation Terminal Battalion, Army Reserve, Brockton, Mass. (Hometown: Boston)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Daniel J. Freeman (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Cincinnati)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Romanes L. Woodard (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Hertford, N.C.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Sascha Struble (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Philadelphia, N.Y.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Chrystal G. Stout (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Spartanburg, S.C. (Hometown: Travelers Rest, S.C.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which she was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Stephen C. High (45), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Spartanburg, S.C. (Hometown: Spartanburg, S.C.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Charles R. Sanders Jr. (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Charleston, Mo.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


David Ayala (24), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: New York City)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Michael K. Spivey (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Pendelton L. Sykes II (25), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Chesapeake, Va.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Clint J. Prather (32), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade, Gielbelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Cheney, Wash.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Edward J. Murphy (36), Maj., Army; Assigned to the U.S.Army Southern European Task Force, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Charleston, S.C.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


James S. Lee (26), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 142,Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4thMarine Aircraft Wing, Marietta, Ga., attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773,Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4thMarine Aircraft Wing (Hometown: Mt. Vernon, Ind.)

Died 4/6/2005. Killed when the CH-47 helicopter in which he was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash..


Juan C. Venegas (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.)

Died 4/7/2005. Killed in a vehicle accident while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Kevin D. Davis (40), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to G Troop, 82nd Cavalry, Oregon Army National Guard, Redmond, Ore. (Hometown: Lebanon, Ore.)

Died 4/8/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Hawijah, Iraq.


Casey M. LaWare (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Redding, Calif.)

Died 4/9/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany non-combat-related injuries sustained April 6 in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.


John W. Miller (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 224th Engineer Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard, Burlington, Iowa (Hometown: West Burlington, Iowa)

Died 4/12/2005. Died in Camp Ramadi, Iraq of injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire while he was performing route-clearance operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Tyler J. Dickens (20), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Columbus, Ga.)

Died 4/12/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries sustained April 6 when his guard tower caught fire in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.


Manuel Lopez III (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Cape Coral, Fla.)

Died 4/12/2005. Killed when his Humvee was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade in Baghdad.


Michael B. Lindemuth (27), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Inspector/Instructor Staff, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Akron, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Petoskey, Mich.)

Died 4/13/2005. Died as a result of wounds sustained from enemy mortar fire at Camp Hit in Anbar province, Iraq.


James C. Edge (31), Capt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.)

Died 4/14/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Aleina Ramirez Gonzalez (33), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troop Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Hormigueros, Puerto Rico)

Died 4/15/2005. Killed when a mortar struck her forward operating base in Tikrit, Iraq.


Angelo L. Lozada Jr. (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 4/16/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Randy L. Stevens (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Swartz Creek, Mich.)

Died 4/16/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Tromaine K. Toy Sr. (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Eastville, Va.)

Died 4/16/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Aaron M. Hudson (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Highland Village, Texas)

Died 4/16/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained April 15 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol out of Camp Taji, Iraq.


Steven F. Sirko (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Portage, Ind.)

Died 4/17/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


Joseph L. Knott (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Yuma, Ariz.)

Died 4/17/2005. Killed when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire and an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Sam W. Huff (18), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.)

Died 4/18/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained April 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad.


Steven W. Thornton (46), Maj., Army; Assigned to the U.S.Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J. (Hometown: Eugene, Ore.)

Died 4/18/2005. Died when he collapsed during physical training in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait..


Jacob M. Pfister (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 4/19/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Pfc. Kevin S. K. Wessel..


Kevin S.K. Wessel (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Newport, Ore.)

Died 4/19/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Spc. Jacob M. Pfister..


Kelly M. Cannan (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Lowville, N.Y.)

Died 4/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Lance Cpl. Marty G. Mortenson..


Marty G. Mortenson (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Flagstaff, Ariz.)

Died 4/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Cpl. Kelly M. Cannan..


Robert A. Guy (26), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Willards, Md.)

Died 4/21/2005. Died as a result of a non-hostile incident near Karmah, Iraq.


Gavin J. Colburn (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 542nd Transportation Company, Army Reserve, Kingsbury, Ind. (Hometown: Frankfort, Ohio)

Died 4/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle as he was traveling along a supply route in Iraq.


Anthony J. Davis Jr. (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.)

Died 4/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Kevin W. Prince (22), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Plain City, Ohio)

Died 4/23/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee..


Robert C. White III (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Camden, N.J.)

Died 4/23/2005. Died at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan non-combat-related injuries..


Aaron A. Kent (28), Hospitalman, Navy; Assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Portland, Ore.)

Died 4/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.


Gary W. Walters Jr. (31), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Victoria, Texas)

Died 4/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Robert W. Defazio (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 23rd Ordnance Company, Miesau, Germany (Hometown: West Babylon, N.Y.)

Died 4/24/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan.


Timmy J. Millsap (39), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Wichita, Kan.)

Died 4/25/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee..


David L. Rice (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa)

Died 4/26/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his Humvee rolled over..


Allen C. Johnson (31), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Los Molinos, Calif.)

Died 4/26/2005. Died in Khanaqin, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when enemy forces using small-arms fire attacked his patrol..


Joseph S. Tremblay (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: New Windsor, N.Y.)

Died 4/27/2005. Died of injuries sustained when a mine exploded while he was conducting combat operations near Hit, Iraq.


Eric W. Morris (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Sparks, Nev.)

Died 4/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Tal Afar, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. William A. Edens, Spc. Ricky W. Rockholt Jr. and Pfc. Robert W. Murray Jr..


William A. Edens (29), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Columbia, Mo.)

Died 4/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Tal Afar, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Eric W. Morris, Spc. Ricky W. Rockholt Jr. and Pfc. Robert W. Murray Jr..


Ricky W. Rockholt Jr. (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Winston, Ore.)

Died 4/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Tal Afar, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. William A. Edens, Sgt. Eric W. Morris and Pfc. Robert W. Murray Jr..


Robert W. Murray Jr. (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Westfield, Ind.)

Died 4/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Tal Afar, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. William A. Edens, Sgt. Eric W. Morris and Spc. Ricky W. Rockholt Jr..


Timothy C. Kiser (37), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 340th Forward Support Battalion, 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, Red Bluff, Calif. (Hometown: Tehama, Calif.)

Died 4/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Riyhad, Iraq.


Ralph J. Harting III (28), Capt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Union Lake, Mich.)

Died 4/29/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated as he was conducting a traffic-control-point inspection in Diyarah, Iraq. Also killed was Capt. Stephen W. Frank..


Stephen W. Frank (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Haslett, Mich.)

Died 4/29/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated as he was conducting a traffic-control-point inspection in Diyarah, Iraq. Also killed was Capt. Ralph J. Harting III..


Charles S. Cooper Jr. (19), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Jamestown, N.Y.)

Died 4/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Pfc. Darren A. Deblanc..


Darren A. DeBlanc (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Evansville, Ind.)

Died 4/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Army Pvt. Charles S. Cooper Jr..


Clifford V. Gadsden (25), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Battalion, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)

Died 4/29/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in Balad, Iraq.


Juan De Dios Garcia Arana (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 4/30/2005. Killed when his Bradley fighting vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Khaladiyah, Iraq.


Kenya A. Parker (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Fairfield, Ala.)

Died 4/30/2005. Died of a non-combat-related medical condition in Baghdad.


Derrick J. Lutters (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 891st Engineer Battalion, Kansas Army National Guard, Pittsburg, Kan. (Hometown: Burlington, Colo.)

Died 5/1/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated while his unit was inspecting a bridge for enemy tampering along a supply route in Iraq.


John E. McGee (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2101st Transportation Company, Alabama Army National Guard, Camden, Ala. (Hometown: Columbus, Ga.)

Died 5/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle near Diwaniyah, Iraq.


Tommy S. Little (47), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard,Columbus, Miss. (Hometown: Aliceville, Ala.)

Died 5/2/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries sustained on April 19 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee near Iskandariyah, Iraq.


John C. Spahr (42), Maj., Marine; Assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323,Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. embarked aboard the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson (Hometown: Cherry Hill, N.J.)

Died 5/2/2005. Killed when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting crashed in Iraq while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom..


Kelly C. Hinz (30), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323,Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing,Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. embarked aboard the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson. (Hometown: Woodbury, Minn.)

Died 5/2/2005. Killed when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting crashed in Iraq while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom..


William J. Brooks (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.)

Died 5/3/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting a route security mission and an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Stephen P. Saxton (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army’s 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Temecula, Calif.)

Died 5/3/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting a route security mission and an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Michael V. Postal (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Glen Oaks, N.Y.)

Died 5/7/2005. Killed by enemy action while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Aaron N. Cepeda Sr. (22), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), San Antonio (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 5/7/2005. Killed by enemy action while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Lance T. Graham (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), San Antonio (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 5/7/2005. Killed by enemy action while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Michael A. Marzano (28), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Phoenix, Ariz., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Greenville, Pa.)

Died 5/7/2005. Killed in an explosion caused by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in a suicidal attack while he was conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.


Jeffery L. Wiener (32), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Hometown: Louisville, Ky.)

Died 5/7/2005. Died in a combat-related incident in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom..


Steven R. Givens (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Mobile, Ala.)

Died 5/8/2005. Died of injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire in Balad, Iraq.


Nicolas E. Messmer (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea (Hometown: Franklin, Ohio)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed when he was conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Khalidiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Army Staff Sgt. Thor H. Ingraham..


Thor H. Ingraham (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea (Hometown: Murrysville, Pa.)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed when he was conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Khalidiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Pfc. Nicolas E. Messmer..


Gary A. Eckert Jr. (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 983rd Engineer Battalion, U.S.Army Reserve, Monclova, Ohio (Hometown: Toledo, Ohio)

Died 5/8/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Samarra, Iraq.


Nicholas C. Kirven (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: Richmond, Va.)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed by enemy action while conducting combat operations in Alishang, Afghanistan.


Richard P. Schoener (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: Hayes, La.)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Alishang, Afghanistan.


Dustin A. Derga (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ubaydi, Iraq.


Lawrence R. Philippon (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Hartford, Conn.)

Died 5/8/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Qa’im, Iraq.


Anthony L. Goodwin (33), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Mount Holly, N.J.)

Died 5/9/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Qa'im, Iraq.


Marcus Mahdee (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)

Died 5/9/2005. Died due to wounds sustained in an enemy explosion while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Karmah, Iraq.


Stephen P. Baldwyn (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Saltillo, Miss.)

Died 5/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while he was conducting combat operations in Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.


Taylor B. Prazynski (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Fairfield, Ohio)

Died 5/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karmah, Iraq.


Michael J. Bordelon (37), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Morgan City, La.)

Died 5/10/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, from injuries sustained April 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Samuel T. Castle (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 327th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, Fort Bragg. N.C. (Hometown: Naples, Texas)

Died 5/11/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated in Asad, Iraq.


Jourdan L. Grez (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Roanoke, Va., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Harrisonburg, Va.)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. Also killed were:Marine Pfc. Christopher R. Dixon Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Erdy, and Marine Lance Cpl. J.


Kendall H. Ivy II (28), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Crawford, Ohio)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed in an explosion while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.


Christopher R. Dixon (18), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. Also killed were:Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Erdy Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Grant, and Marine Lance Cpl.


Nicholas B. Erdy (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Williamsburg, Ohio)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. Also killed were:Marine Pfc. Christopher R. Dixon Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Grant, and Marine Lance Cpl..


Wesley G. Davids (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Dublin, Ohio)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.


John T. Schmidt III (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C., attached to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force (Hometown: Brookfield, Conn.)

Died 5/11/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an explosion on Jan. 30 while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Anbar province, Iraq.


Jonathan W. Grant (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Albuquerque, N.M., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.)

Died 5/11/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. Also killed were:Marine Pfc. Christopher R. Dixon Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Erdy, and Marine Lance Cpl. J.


Kenneth E. Zeigler II (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Dillsburg, Pa.)

Died 5/12/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.


John M. Smith (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Wilmington, N.C.)

Died 5/12/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Andrew R. Jodon (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Karthaus, Pa.)

Died 5/12/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Travis W. Anderson (28), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Hooper, Colo.)

Died 5/13/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy in Bayji, Iraq.


Charles C. Gillican III (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Army National Guard, Brunswick, Ga. (Hometown: Brunswick, Ga.)

Died 5/14/2005. Died at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait of injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident..


Jacob M. Simpson (24), Sgt, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Ashland, Ore.)

Died 5/16/2005. Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade struck the building he was securing in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Wesley R. Riggs (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Baytown, Texas)

Died 5/17/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position in Tikrit, Iraq.


Antwan L. Walker (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 5/18/2005. Killed when his camp was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Bernard L. Sembly II (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, Shreveport, La. (Hometown: Bossier City, La.)

Died 5/19/2005. Killed when he was shot while conducting dismounted combat operations in Baghdad.


Robin V. Fell (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, Shreveport, La. (Hometown: Shreveport, La.)

Died 5/19/2005. Killed when he was shot while conducting dismounted combat operations in Baghdad.


Wyatt D. Eisenhauer (26), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Pinckneyville, Ill.)

Died 5/19/2005. Killed on an escort mission in a Humvee when an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.


Brad A. Wentz (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 180th Transportation Company, Army Reserve, Muskegon, Mich. (Hometown: Gladwin, Mich.)

Died 5/20/2005. Killed on a main supply route in Iraq when his convoy came under attack by enemy forces..


Kurt D. Schamberg (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Euclid, Ohio)

Died 5/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Steven C. Tucker (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Grapevine, Texas)

Died 5/21/2005. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan of injuries sustained near Shinkay, Afghanistan, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee..


Carl J. Morgain (40), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Butler, Pa. (Hometown: Butler, Pa.)

Died 5/22/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained in Kadasia, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee..


Benjamin C. Morton (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Wright, Kan.)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq.


Kenneth J. Schall (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Peoria, Ariz.)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when the Humvee in which he was riding was involved in an accident in Yusafiyah, Iraq.


Charles T. Wilkerson (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Kansas City, Mo.)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when unknown ordnance detonated near his tent in Baghdad.


John B. Ogburn III (45), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard, Ontario, Ore. (Hometown: Fruitland, Ore.)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when his driver swerved to avoid striking a civilian vehicle and his Humvee overturned in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Aaron N. Seesan (25), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Ohio)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Mosul, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. Tyler L. Creamean..


Tyler L. Creamean (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Ark.)

Died 5/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Mosul, Iraq. Also killed was Army 1st Lt. Aaron N. Seesan..


Bryan Edward Barron (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, Biloxi, Miss. (Hometown: Biloxi, Miss.)

Died 5/23/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford, Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado..


Daniel Ryan Varnado (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, Biloxi, Miss. (Hometown: Saucier, Miss.)

Died 5/23/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford and Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker..


Saburant Parker (43), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, Biloxi, Miss. (Hometown: Foxworth, Miss.)

Died 5/23/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Spc. Audrey Daron Lunsford and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado..


Audrey Daron Lunsford (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, McComb, Miss. (Hometown: Sardis, Miss.)

Died 5/23/2005. Killed when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Haswa, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Bryan Edward Barron, Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker and Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado..


Joshua T. Brazee (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Sand Creek, Mich.)

Died 5/23/2005. Died in Qaim, Iraq non-combat-related injuries..


Kyle M. Hemauer (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Virginia Army National Guard, Manassas, Va. (Hometown: Chilton, Wis.)

Died 5/23/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Zabul, Afghanistan.


Russell J. Verdugo (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 767th Ordnance Company, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C. (Hometown: Phoenix)

Died 5/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was responding to a report of an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Christopher S. Perez (30), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Hutchinson, Kan.)

Died 5/23/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an indirect fire attack while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Randy D. Collins (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.)

Died 5/24/2005. Died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md.of injuries sustained May 4 during a mortar attack in Mosul, Iraq.


Charles A. Drier (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Tuscola, Mich.)

Died 5/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Dustin C. Fisher and Pfc. Jeffrey R. Wallace..


Dustin C. Fisher (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Fort Smith, Ark.)

Died 5/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt. Charles A. Drier and Pfc. Jeffrey R. Wallace..


Jeffrey R. Wallace (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Hoopeston, Ill.)

Died 5/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt. Charles A. Drier and Spc. Dustin C. Fisher..


Peter J. Hahn (31), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Iberia, La. (Hometown: Kenner, La.)

Died 5/24/2005. Killed when his observation point was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Baghdad.


Alfred B. Siler (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Support Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Tennessee Army National Guard, Knoxville, Tenn. (Hometown: Duff, Tenn.)

Died 5/25/2005. Killed when his Humvee hit another vehicle in Tuz, Iraq.


David N. Wimberg (24), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Louisville, Ky.)

Died 5/25/2005. Died of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.


Ricardo A. Crocker (39), Maj., Marine; Assigned to the 5th Civil Affairs Group, Marine Forces Reserve, Camp Lejeune, N.C., attached to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Mission Viejo, Calif.)

Died 5/26/2005. Killed in a rocket-propelled grenade explosion while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.


Joshua Michael Scott (28), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Sun Prairie, Wis.)

Died 5/27/2005. Died of injuries sustained on May 26 when his OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter came under attack from small-arms fire and crashed in Buhriz, Iraq. Also killed was CW4 Matthew Scott Lourey..


Matthew Scott Lourey (40), CW4, Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: East Bethel, Minn.)

Died 5/27/2005. Died of injuries sustained on May 26 when his OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter came under attack from small-arms fire and crashed in Buhriz, Iraq. Also killed was CW2 Joshua Michael Scott..


Mark A. Maida (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Madison, Wis.)

Died 5/27/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained May 26 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Diyarah, Iraq.


Phillip N. Sayles (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Ark.)

Died 5/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his security position in Mosul, Iraq.


Albert E. Smart (41), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, U.S.Army Reserve, San Antonio (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 5/28/2005. Died of a non-combat-related illness in Doha, Qatar..


Michael S. Barnhill (39), 1st Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Marine Forces Reserve, Eugene, Ore., attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Folsom, Calif.)

Died 5/28/2005. Killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near Haqlaniyah, Iraq.


Victor M. Cortes III (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 703rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Erie, Pa.)

Died 5/29/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Baghdad.


Casey Crate (26), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Spanaway, Wash.)

Died 5/30/2005. Killed in the crash of an Iraqi Air Force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province, Iraq. Also killed were Maj. William Downs, Capt. Jeremy Fresques and Capt. Derek Argel..


Derek Argel (28), Capt., Air Force; Assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Lompoc, Calif.)

Died 5/30/2005. Killed in the crash of an Iraqi Air Force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province, Iraq. Also killed were Maj. William Downs, Capt. Jeremy Fresques and Staff Sgt. Casey Crate..


Jeremy Fresques (26), Capt., Air Force; Assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Clarkdale, Ariz.)

Died 5/30/2005. Killed in the crash of an Iraqi Air Force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province, Iraq. Also killed were Maj. William Downs, Capt. Derek Argel and Staff Sgt. Casey Crate..


William Downs (40), Maj., Air Force; Assigned to the 6th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Winchester, Va.)

Died 5/30/2005. Killed in the crash of an Iraqi Air Force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province, Iraq. Also killed were Capt. Jeremy Fresques, Capt. Derek Argel and Staff Sgt. Casey Crate..


Jeffrey B. Starr (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Snohomish, Wash.)

Died 5/30/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Ramadi, Iraq.


Steven M. Langmack (33), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to Headquarters, U.S.Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Seattle)

Died 5/31/2005. Died of injuries sustained from enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Qaim, Iraq.


Miguel A. Ramos (39), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 807th Signal Company, 35th Signal Battalion, Army Reserve, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico (Hometown: Mayaguez, Puerto Rico)

Died 5/31/2005. Killed when an enemy rocket exploded near his position in Baghdad.


Virgil R. Case (37), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 145th Support Battalion, 116th Brigade Combat Team, Idaho Army National Guard, Mountain Home, Idaho (Hometown: Mountain Home, Idaho)

Died 6/1/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Phillip C. Edmundson (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Wilson, N.C.)

Died 6/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Louis E. Niedermeier (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Largo, Fla.)

Died 6/1/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting combat operations and he came under enemy small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Charles D. Robinson (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Haddon Heights, N.J.)

Died 6/3/2005. Killed when his convoy vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E, Afghanistan Also killed was Staff Sgt. Leroy E. Alexander..


Leroy E. Alexander (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Dale City, Va.)

Died 6/3/2005. Killed when his convoy vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device at Forward Operating Base Orgun-E, Afghanistan Also killed was Capt. Charles D. Robinson..


Antonio Mendoza (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Santa Ana, Calif.)

Died 6/3/2005. Died at Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio from wounds sustained Feb. 22 as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.


Carrie L. French (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 145th Support Battalion, Idaho Army National Guard, Boise, Idaho, attached to the 116th Brigade Combat Team (Hometown: Caldwell, Idaho)

Died 6/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit the front of her convoy vehicle and detonated in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Brian S. Ulbrich (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Chapmanville, W. Va.)

Died 6/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Justin L. Vasquez and Spc. Eric J. Poelman..


Eric J. Poelman (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Racine, Wis.)

Died 6/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Justin L. Vasquez and Pfc. Brian S. Ulbrich..


Justin L. Vasquez (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Manzanola, Colo.)

Died 6/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Eric J. Poelman and Pfc. Brian S. Ulbrich..


Theodore S. Westhusing (44), Col., Army; Assigned to the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., serving with the Multinational Security Transition Command-Iraq (Hometown: Dallas)

Died 6/5/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Baghdad.


Brian M. Romines (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard, Milan, Ill. (Hometown: Simpson, Ill.)

Died 6/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Jonathan L. Smith (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Eva, Ala.)

Died 6/6/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an explosion while conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Robert T. Mininger..


Robert T. Mininger (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Sellersville, Pa.)

Died 6/6/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an explosion while conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Smith..


Terrence K. Crowe (44), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the 10th Battalion, 98th Regiment, 4th Brigade, 98th Division, Army Reserve, Lodi, N.J. (Hometown: New York, N.Y.)

Died 6/7/2005. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Eric T. Burri (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 623rd Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Wyoming, Mich.)

Died 6/7/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Louis E. Allen (34), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division, New York Army National Guard, Troy, N.Y. (Hometown: Milford, Pa.)

Died 6/8/2005. Died in Tikrit, Iraq of injuries sustained June 7 when an explosion of unknown origin occurred near his location in Tikrit. Also killed was Capt. Phillip T. Esposito..


Michael J. Kelley (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 101st Field Artillery Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Rehoboth, Mass. (Hometown: Scituate, Mass.)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed when his helicopter landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan.


Michael J. Fasnacht (25), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Mankato, Minn.)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Tikrit, Iraq.


Roberto Arizola Jr. (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga. (Hometown: Laredo, Texas)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Emmanuel Hernandez (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Yauco, Puerto Rico)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed when his helicopter-landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan.


Douglas E. Kashmer (27), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 70th Transportation Company, Mannheim, Germany (Hometown: Sharon, Pa.)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed when the wrecker in which he was a passenger rolled over in a non-combat-related accident in Nippur, Iraq.


Marc L. Tucker (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan, attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Pontotoc, Miss.)

Died 6/8/2005. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident on Alternate Supply Route Uranium, Iraq.


David J. Murray (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1088th Engineering Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard, New Roads, La. (Hometown: Clinton, La.)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.


Mark O. Edwards (40), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, Erwin, Tenn. (Hometown: Unicoi, Tenn.)

Died 6/9/2005. Died of a non-combat-related cause at his forward operating base near Tuz, Iraq.


Daniel Chavez (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Seattle)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour and Cp.


Brad D. Squires (26), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Akron, Ohio (Hometown: Middleburg Heights, Ohio)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling and Lance.


Devon P. Seymour (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Akron, Ohio (Hometown: St. Louisville, Ohio)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling and Cpl..


Thomas O. Keeling (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Akron, Ohio (Hometown: Strongsville, Ohio)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour and Cpl. B.


Dustin V. Birch (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Boise, Idaho (Hometown: Saint Anthony, Idaho)

Died 6/9/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour and Cpl..


Victor H. Cervantes (27), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Stockton, Calif.)

Died 6/10/2005. Killed when he came under small-arms fire while on patrol in Orgun-e, Afghanistan.


Andrew J. Kilpela (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Fowerville, Mich.)

Died 6/10/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Mario A. Castillo..


Mario A. Castillo (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Brownwood, Texas)

Died 6/10/2005. Killed in an explosion while conducting combat operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Kilpela..


Larry R. Arnold Sr. (46), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, Lucedale, Miss. (Hometown: Carriere, Miss.)

Died 6/11/2005. Killed when his armored personnel carrier was hit by an improvised explosive device in Owesat Village, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Terrance D. Lee Sr..


Terrance D. Lee Sr. (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Mississippi Army National Guard, Lucedale, Miss. (Hometown: Moss Point, Miss.)

Died 6/11/2005. Killed when his armored personnel carrier was hit by an improvised explosive device in Owesat Village, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Larry R. Arnold Sr..


Casey Byers (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 224th Engineer Battalion, Iowa Army National Guard, Ottumwa, Iowa (Hometown: Schleswig, Iowa)

Died 6/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Taqaddum, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Neil A. Prince..


Neil A. Prince (35), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 6/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Taqaddum, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Casey Byers..


Stanley J. Lapinski (35), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Las Vegas)

Died 6/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.


Anthony D. Kinslow (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Westerville, Ohio)

Died 6/13/2005. Killed where his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns Jr..


Larry R. Kuhns Jr. (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Austintown, Ohio)

Died 6/13/2005. Killed where his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while he was conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Anthony D. Kinslow..


John J. Mattek Jr. (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Stevens Point, Wis.)

Died 6/13/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an explosion June 8 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Anbar province, Iraq.


Anthony G. Jones (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 104th Transportation Company, 36th Engineer Group, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Greenville, S.C.)

Died 6/14/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.


Michael R. Hayes (29), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 617th Military Police Company, Kentucky Army National Guard, Richmond, Ky. (Hometown: Morgantown, Ky.)

Died 6/14/2005. Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his Humvee while he was providing security cordon for an improvised explosive device found earlier in Baghdad.


Joshua P. Klinger (21), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Easton, Pa.)

Died 6/14/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device exploded while he was conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.


Nathan B. Clemons (20), Pfc., Marine Corps; Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Winchester, Tenn.)

Died 6/14/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while conducting combat operations near Rutbah, Iraq.


Chad B. Maynard (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1 Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expedit (Hometown: Montrose, Colo.)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores, Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley, Cpl. Jesse Jaime and Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion..


Dion M. Whitley (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., unit operating with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expe (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores, Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, Cpl. Jesse Jaime and Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion..


Jesse Jaime (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., unit operating with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expe (Hometown: Henderson, Nev.)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores, Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley and Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion..


Jonathan R. Flores (18), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., unit operating with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expe (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley, Cpl. Jesse Jaime and Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion..


Tyler S. Trovillion (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., unit operating with 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expe (Hometown: Richardson, Texas)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores, Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley and Cpl. Jesse Jaime..


Cesar O. Baez (37), Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class, Navy; Assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Pomona, Calif.)

Died 6/15/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


Anthony S. Cometa (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1864th Transportation Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, Nevada Army National Guard, Henderson, Nev. (Hometown: Las Vegas)

Died 6/16/2005. Killed when his Humvee rolled over in Safwan, Kuwait..


Christopher N. Piper (43), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Marblehead, Mass.)

Died 6/16/2005. Died at the Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texasof injuries sustained June 3 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.


Erik R. Heldt (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Hermann, Mo.)

Died 6/16/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Capt. John W. Maloney..


John W. Maloney (36), Capt., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Chicopee, Mass.)

Died 6/16/2005. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Erik R. Heldt..


Michael L. McNulty (36), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, U.S.Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.)

Died 6/17/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Qaim, Iraq.


Robert M. Horrigan (40), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, U.S.Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Austin, Texas)

Died 6/17/2005. Killed while conducting combat operations in Qaim, Iraq.


Noah Harris (23), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Ellijay, Ga.)

Died 6/18/2005. Died in Baqubah, Iraq of injuries sustained on June 17 when he was on mounted patrol and his Humvee was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Buritz, Iraq. Also killed was Cpl. William A. Long..


William A. Long (26), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Lilburn, Ga.)

Died 6/18/2005. Died in Baqubah, Iraq of injuries sustained on June 17 when he was on mounted patrol and his Humvee was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Buritz, Iraq. Also killed was1st Lt. Noah Harris..


Adam J. Crumpler (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Charleston, W.Va.)

Died 6/18/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Spear in Karabilah, Iraq.


Christopher R. Kilpatrick (18), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Battalion, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Columbus, Texas)

Died 6/20/2005. Killed during convoy operations when enemy forces attacked his Humvee with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Brian A. Vaughn (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Pell City, Ala.)

Died 6/21/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Christopher L. Hoskins (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Danielson, Conn.)

Died 6/21/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Nicholas R. Idalski (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Crown Point, Ind.)

Died 6/21/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


James D. Stewart (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 57th Transportation Company, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.)

Died 6/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military cargo truck in Rutbah, Iraq.


Duane W. Dively (43), Maj., Air Force; Assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. (Hometown: Rancho California, Calif.)

Died 6/22/2005. Killed when his U-2 aircraft crashed in Southwest Asia as he was returning to base after flying a mission..


Arnold Duplantier II (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Auburn, Calif. (Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.)

Died 6/22/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while providing cordon security in Baghdad.


Joseph M. Tackett (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Whitehouse, Ky.)

Died 6/23/2005. Died of a non-combat-related injury in Baghdad.


Christopher W. Phelps (39), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Louisville, Ky.)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Holly A. Charette (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cranston, RI)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Ramona M. Valdez (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: The Bronx, N.Y.)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Chad W. Powell (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Company, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: West Monroe, La.)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Veashna Muy (20), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Company, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Regina R. Clark (43), Culinary Specialist 1st Class, Navy; Deployed with Naval Construction Region Detachment 30, Naval Reserve, Port Hueneme, Calif., temporarily assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Centralia, Wash.)

Died 6/23/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Carlos Pineda (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Company, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 6/24/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq.


Kevin B. Joyce (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: Ganado, Ariz.)

Died 6/25/2005. Killed when he fell into the Pech River while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan.


Charles A. Kaufman (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Arcadia, Wis. (Hometown: Fairchild, Wis.)

Died 6/26/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Keith R. Mariotti (39), CW4, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Texas)

Died 6/27/2005. Killed when his AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed near Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Army CW2 Steven E. Shepard..


Steven E. Shephard (30), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Purcell, Okla.)

Died 6/27/2005. Killed when his AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed near Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Army CW4 Keith R. Mariotti..


Matthew S. Coutu (23), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: North Kingstown, RI)

Died 6/27/2005. Killed by small-arms fire when his convoy was attacked in Baghdad.


James W. Ponder III (36), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Franklin, Tenn.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Manny Hornedo (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1569th Transportation Company, New York Army National Guard, New York City (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was conducting convoy operations in Tikrit, Iraq.


Rafael A. Carrillo Jr. (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Boys Ranch, Texas)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an enemy mortar detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Chris J. Scherkenbach (40), CW4, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Corey J. Goodnature (35), CW3, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Clarks Grove, Minn.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Kip A. Jacoby (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Pompano Beach, Fla.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Marcus V. Muralles (33), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Shelbyville, Ind.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Michael L. Russell (31), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Stafford, Va.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Shamus O. Goare (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Danville, Ohio)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Stephen C. Reich (34), Maj., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Washington Depot, Conn.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Robert E. Hall Jr. (30), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 467th Engineer Battalion, U.S.Army Reserve, Greenwood, Miss. (Hometown: Pittsburgh)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position at the gate of his forward operating base in Dujayl, Iraq.


Daniel R. Healy (36), Senior Chief Information Systems Technician (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Hometown: Exeter, N.H.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Eric S. Patton (22), Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Hometown: Boulder City, Nev.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


James Suh (28), Quartermaster 2nd Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Hometown: Deerfield Beach, Fla.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Michael P. Murphy (29), Lt. (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Hometown: Patchogue, N.Y.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed while conducting counter-terrorism operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan Coalition forces located his remains while conducting a combat search-and-rescue operation July 4 in Kunar province..


Danny P. Dietz (25), Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 2, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: Littleton, Colo.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed while conducting counter-terrorism operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan Coalition forces located his remains while conducting a combat search-and-rescue operation July 4 in Kunar province..


Erik S. Kristensen (33), Lt. Cmdr., Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 10, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Jacques J. Fontan (36), Chief Fire Controlman (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 10, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: New Orleans)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Jeffery A. Lucas (33), Electronics Technician 1st Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 10, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: Corbett, Ore.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Jeffrey S. Taylor (30), Hospital Corpsman 1st Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 10, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: Midway, W.Va.)

Died 6/28/2005. Killed when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Michael M. McGreevy Jr. (30), Lt., Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 10, Virginia Beach, Va. (Hometown: Portville, N.Y.)

Died 6/28/2005. Died when an MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed while ferrying personnel to a battle against militants in eastern Afghanistan.


Chad M. Mercer (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, Fitzgerald, Ga. (Hometown: Waycross, Ga.)

Died 6/30/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over while conducting combat operations in Baghdad.


Ryan J. Montgomery (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Campbellsville, Ky. (Hometown: Greensburg, Ky.)

Died 7/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while his unit was conducting convoy operations in Baghdad.


Jeremy A. Brown (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 66th Military Intelligence Company, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Mabscott, W.Va.)

Died 7/3/2005. Died in Mosul, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day when the Humvee in which he was riding accidentally rolled over in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Anthony M. Mazzarella (22), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Blue Springs, Mo.)

Died 7/5/2005. Killed when the Humvee in which he was riding accidentally rolled over in Taji, Iraq.


Deyson K. Cariaga (20), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 229th Military Intelligence Company, 29th Separate Infantry Brigade, Hawaii Army National Guard, Oahu, Kalaeloa, Hawaii (Hometown: Honolulu)

Died 7/5/2005. Killed when the Humvee in which he was riding struck a land mine in Hammadi, Iraq.


Christopher W. Dickison (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Seattle)

Died 7/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol in Baqubah, Iraq.


Lyle J. Cambridge (23), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Shiprock, N.M.)

Died 7/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Scottie L. Bright (36), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Montgomery, Ala.)

Died 7/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Eric P. Woods (26), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Omaha, Neb.)

Died 7/9/2005. Killed when his Humvee struck an improvised explosive device, causing it to overturn, in Tal Afar, Iraq Woods was in the area to evacuate another soldier who had been wounded..


Hoby F. Bradfield Jr. (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: The Woodlands, Texas)

Died 7/9/2005. Killed while he was conducting a dismounted cordon search in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Joseph P. Goodrich (32), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Allegheny, Pa.)

Died 7/10/2005. Killed by enemy indirect fire while conducting combat operations in Hit, Iraq.


Ryan J. Kovacicek (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Moundsville, W.Va., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Washington, Pa.)

Died 7/10/2005. Killed by enemy indirect fire while conducting combat operations in Hit, Iraq.


Matthew G. Axelson (29), Sonar Technician (Surface) 2nd Class (SEAL), Navy; Assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team 1, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (Hometown: Cupertino, Calif.)

Died 7/10/2005. Killed while conducting counter-terrorism operations in the Kunar province, Afghanistan. Coalition forces located his remains while conducting a combat search-and-rescue operation in the Kunar province. His whereabouts had been unknown since June 28.


Timothy J. Sutton (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Springfield, Mo.)

Died 7/11/2005. Killed when his Humvee struck a land mine in Baghdad.


Tricia L. Jameson (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 313th Medical Company, Army National Guard, Lincoln, Neb. (Hometown: Omaha, Neb.)

Died 7/14/2005. Killed when she was responding to a casualty incident and a secondary improvised explosive device detonated near her location in Trebil, Iraq.


Timothy J. Hines Jr. (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Fairfield, Ohio)

Died 7/14/2005. Died at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. from wounds sustained on June 19 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Christopher D. Winchester (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C., attached to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary For (Hometown: Flomaton, Ala.)

Died 7/14/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Trebil, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Cpl. Clifton B. Mounce..


Clifton B. Mounce (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C., attached to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary For (Hometown: Pontotoc, Miss.)

Died 7/14/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Trebil, Iraq. Also killed was Marine Cpl. Christopher D. Winchester..


Jared D. Hartley (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 125th Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Newkirk, Okla.)

Died 7/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Taji, Iraq.


Ronald T. Wood (28), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 148th Field Artillery, Utah Army National Guard, Brigham City, Utah (Hometown: Cedar City, Utah)

Died 7/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Jorge L. Pena-Romero (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Fallbrook, Calif.)

Died 7/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee as his unit was conducting a mounted patrol in Baghdad.


Travis S. Cooper (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, Starkville, Miss. (Hometown: Macon, Miss.)

Died 7/16/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of wounds sustained the previous day when an improvised explosive device exploded near the vehicle he was searching in Baghdad.


Frank Tiai (45), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry, Army Reserve, Fort Shafter, Hawaii (Hometown: Pago Pago, American Samoa)

Died 7/17/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Baghdad.


Ronnie D. Williams (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Erlanger, Ky.)

Died 7/17/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained the day before when his M1A2 Abrams tank left the road and entered a canal during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Efrain Sanchez Jr. (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Port Chester, N.Y.)

Died 7/17/2005. Died due to a non-hostile incident at Camp Blue Diamond, Ramadi, Iraq.


Lavena L. Johnson (19), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 129th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Florissant, Mo.)

Died 7/19/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Balad, Iraq.


Jefferey J. Farrow (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 146th Quartermaster Company, Army Reserve, Fort Totten, N.Y. (Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.)

Died 7/19/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait..


Arthur R. McGill (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Gravette, Ark.)

Died 7/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on mounted patrol in a Humvee in.


Steven P. Gill (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, San Antonio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Round Rock, Texas)

Died 7/21/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Zaidon, Iraq.


Travis L. Youngblood (26), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Hospital Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Ill., deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Surrency, Ga.)

Died 7/21/2005. Died of wounds sustained July 15 from an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Hit, Iraq.


Jason T. Palmerton (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Auburn, Neb.)

Died 7/23/2005. Killed when he came under enemy small-arms fire while conducting a dismounted patrol in Qal'eh-Yegaz, Afghanistan.


Bryan J. Opskar (32), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Princeton, Minn.)

Died 7/23/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Rutbah, Iraq.


Ernest W. Dallas Jr. (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Denton, Texas)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Jason W. Montefering, Sgt. Milton M. Monzon Jr. and Pfc. Ramon A. Villatoro Jr..


Jason W. Montefering (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Parkston, S.D.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Ernest W. Dallas Jr., Sgt. Milton M. Monzon Jr., and Pfc. Ramon A. Villatoro Jr..


Milton M. Monzon Jr. (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Jason W. Montefering, Spc. Ernest W. Dallas Jr. and Army Pfc. Ramon A. Villatoro Jr..


Ramon A. Villatoro Jr. (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Jason W. Montefering, Spc. Ernest W. Dallas Jr. and Sgt. Milton M. Monzon Jr..


Christopher J. Taylor (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Opelika, Ala.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when he was hit by mortar rounds while he was exiting a bunker in Balad, Iraq.


Carl R. Fuller (44), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Covington, Ga.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Spc. Jacques E. Brunson,Army;Sgt. James O. Kinlow and Army Sgt. John F. Thomas..


Jacques E. Brunson (30), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Americus, Ga.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. Carl R. Fuller,Army;Sgt. James O. Kinlow and Army Sgt. John F. Thomas..


James O. Kinlow (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Thomson, Ga.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Spc. Jacques E. Brunson,Army;Staff Sgt. Carl R. Fuller and Army Sgt. John F. Thomas..


John F. Thomas (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.)

Died 7/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Army Spc. Jacques E. Brunson,Army;Staff Sgt. Carl R. Fuller and Army Sgt. James O. Kinlow..


Michael W. Schafer (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Spring Hill, Fla.)

Died 7/25/2005. Killed when he was shot by enemy forces while on a quick reaction force mission in Oruzgan, Afghanistan.


Adam J. Harting (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Portage, Ind.)

Died 7/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Benyahmin B. Yahudah (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Bogart, Ga.)

Died 7/27/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad.


Edward L. Myers (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: St. Joseph, Mo.)

Died 7/27/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting patrol operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Samarra, Iraq.


Adrian J. Butler (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: East Lansing, Mich.)

Died 7/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during a patrol in Ashraf, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. John O. Tollefson..


John O. Tollefson (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Fond du Lac, Wis.)

Died 7/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during a patrol in Ashraf, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. Adrian J. Butler..


Benjamin D. Jansky (28), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 983rd Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Monclova, Ohio (Hometown: Oshkosh, Wis.)

Died 7/27/2005. Killed when his Humvee was accidentally struck by another military vehicle in Taqaddum, Iraq.


Andre L. Williams (23), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Galloway, Ohio)

Died 7/28/2005. Killed when his unit came under attack by enemy small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq.


Christopher P. Lyons (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Shelby, Ohio)

Died 7/28/2005. Killed when his unit came under attack by enemy small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while conducting combat operations in Cykla, Iraq.


Ernesto R. Guerra (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troop Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.)

Died 7/29/2005. Killed of injuries sustained when his Humvee was involved in an accident in Baghdad, Iraq.


Jason D. Scheuerman (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Lynchburg, Va.)

Died 7/30/2005. Died of non-combat related injuries in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


David R. Jones Sr. (45), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Augusta, Ga.)

Died 7/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Victor A. Anderson, Sgt. Ronnie L. Shelley Sr. and Sgt. Jonathon C. Haggin..


Jonathon C. Haggin (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Kingsland, Ga.)

Died 7/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class;Victor A. Anderson, Sgt. Ronnie L. Shelley Sr. and Sgt. David R. Jones Sr..


Ronnie L. Shelley Sr. (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.)

Died 7/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. David R. Jones Sr., Sgt 1st Class;Victor A. Anderson and Sgt. Jonathon C. Haggin..


Victor A. Anderson (39), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Albany, Ga. (Hometown: Ellaville, Ga.)

Died 7/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while he was on patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. David R. Jones Sr., Sgt. Ronnie L. Shelley Sr. and Sgt. Jonathon C. Haggin..


Robert A. Swaney (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: West Jefferson, Ohio)

Died 7/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


James D. Carroll (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 230th Engineer Battalion, Tennessee Army National Guard, McKenzie, Tenn. (Hometown: McKenzie, Tenn.)

Died 7/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee outside Baghdad.


Jeffrey A. Boskovitch (25), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Brook Park, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Seven Hills, Ohio)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl.;Roger D. Castleberry Jr.,Marine;Sgt. David J. Coullard,Marine;Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr.,Marine;Lance Cpl. Brian P. Montgomery.


Brian P. Montgomery (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Brook Park, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Willoughby, Ohio)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Cpl.;Jeffrey A. Boskovitch,Marine;Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr.,Marine;Sgt. David J. Coullard,Marine;Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin J.


Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr. (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Brook Park, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Tallmadge, Ohio)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Cpl.;Jeffrey A. Boskovitch,Marine;Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr.,Marine;Sgt. David J. Coullard,Marine;Lance Cpl. Brian P. Montgomery.


David J. Coullard (32), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Brook Park, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Glastonbury, Conn.)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Cpl.;Jeffrey A. Boskovitch,Marine;Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr.,Marine;Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr.,Marine;Lance Cpl. Brian P..


Nathaniel S. Rock (26), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Brook Park, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Toronto, Ohio)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Cpl.;Jeffrey A. Boskovitch,Marine;Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr.,Marine;Sgt. David J. Coullard,Marine;Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin J.


Roger D. Castleberry Jr. (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, San Antonio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Austin, Texas)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting dismounted operations outside Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Cpl.;Jeffrey A. Boskovitch,Marine;Sgt. David J. Coullard,Marine;Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr.,Marine;Lance Cpl. Brian P. Montgomery an.


James R. Graham III (25), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Broken Arrow, Okla.; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Coweta, Okla.)

Died 8/1/2005. Killed as a result of a suicide bombing while conducting combat operations near Hit, Iraq.


James D. McNaughton (27), Staff Sgt., Army Reserve; Assigned to the 306th Military Police Battalion, 800th Military Police Brigade, Army Reserve, Uniondale, N.Y. (Hometown: Middle Village, N.Y.)

Died 8/2/2005. Killed by enemy sniper fire in Baghdad.


Thomas C. Hull (41), Operations Specialist 1st Class (SW), Navy; An operations specialist assigned to the guided missile cruiser Princeton, homeported in San Diego (Hometown: Princeton, Ill.)

Died 8/2/2005. Died aboard the aircraft carrier Nimitz in the Arabian Gulf after being medically evacuated to the carrier for a non-combat-related incident..


Jerry L. Ganey Jr. (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 648th Engineer Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Statesboro, Ga. (Hometown: Folkston, Ga.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his armored personnel carrier as he was conducting a dismounted security patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Mathew V. Gibbs and Sgt 1st Class Charles H. Warren..


Mathew V. Gibbs (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 648th Engineer Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Statesboro, Ga. (Hometown: Ambrose, Ga.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near the armored personnel carrier in which he was riding in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Jerry L. Ganey Jr. and Sgt 1st Class Charles H. Warren..


Charles H. Warren (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 648th Engineer Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade, Goergia Army National Guard, Statesboro, Ga. (Hometown: Duluth, Ga.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his armored personnel carrier as he was conducting a dismounted security patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Spc.;Jerry L. Ganey Jr.and Spc.;Mathew V. Gibbs..


Adam J. Strain (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Smartsville, Calif.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


William Brett Wightman (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio, attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);

(Hometown: Sabina, Ohio)
Died 8/3/2005. killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Michael J. Cifuentes, Grant B. Fraser, Aaron H. Reed, Edward A. Schroeder II and Kevin.


Christopher J. Dyer (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Cincinnati)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when the amphibious assault vehicle in which he was a passenger was hit by an improvised explosive device south of Haditha, Iraq.


Aaron H. Reed (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Chillicothe, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Michael J. Cifuentes, Grant B. Fraser, Edward A. Schroeder II, Kevin G. Waruinge and W.


David Kenneth J. Kreuter (26), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Cincinnati)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Lance Cpl. Nic.


Edward A. Schroeder II (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Michael J. Cifuentes, Grant B. Fraser, Aaron H. Reed, Kevin G. Waruinge and William B..


Eric J. Bernholtz (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Grove City, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Nicholas William B. Bloem, Sgt. B.


Justin F. Hoffman (27), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Delaware, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Lance Cpl. Nic.


Michael J. Cifuentes (25), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Fairfield, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Grant B. Fraser, Aaron H. Reed, Edward A. Schroeder II, Kevin G. Waruinge and William.


Timothy M. Bell Jr. (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Columbus, Ohio; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: West Chesterfield, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Lance Cpl. Nicholas William B. Bloem, Sgt. Bra.


Kevin G. Waruinge (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Gulfport, Miss., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward);

(Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)
Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Michael J. Cifuentes, Grant B. Fraser, Aaron H. Reed, Edward A. Schroeder II and Willi.


David S. Stewart (24), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Gulfport, Miss.; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Bogalusa, La.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Lance Cpl. Nic.


Bradley J. Harper (25), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Norfolk, Va.; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Dresden, Ohio)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Lance Cpl. Nic.


Nicholas William B. Bloem (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Billings, Mont.; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Belgrade, Mont.)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, Sgt. Bradley J.


Grant B. Fraser (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska; attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska)

Died 8/3/2005. Killed when his amphibious assault vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq. Also killed wereMarine;Lance Cpls. Michael J. Cifuentes, Aaron H. Reed, Edward A. Schroeder II, Kevin G. Waruinge and Wil.


Nils G. Thompson (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Confluence, Pa.)

Died 8/4/2005. Killed when he was struck by enemy fire while on routine patrol at an Iraqi police station in Mosul, Iraq.


Damian J. Garza (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Odessa, Texas)

Died 8/4/2005. Killed when his vehicle left the road and went into a river in Jalalabad, Afghanistan Also killed was Army Pvt. John M. Henderson..


John M. Henderson Jr. (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Columbus, Ga.)

Died 8/4/2005. Killed when his vehicle left the road and went into a river in Jalalabad, Afghanistan Also killed was Army Pvt. 1st Class Damian J. Garza..


Theodore Clark Jr. (31), Gunnery Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Emporia, Va.)

Died 8/4/2005. Killed when the vehicle in which he was a passenger was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan.


Chad J. Simon (32), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Madison, Wis. (Hometown: Madison, Wis.)

Died 8/4/2005. Died in Madison, Wis., while under hospice care for wounds sustained Nov. 8, 2004, in an explosion as he was conducting combat operations in Babil province, Iraq.


Brett E. Walden (40), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fort Walton Beach, Fla.)

Died 8/5/2005. Killed when a civilian fuel truck collided with his Humvee while he was performing a convoy mission in Rubiah, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Robert V. Derenda..


Robert V. Derenda (42), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Brigade, 98th Division, Army Reserve, Rochester, N.Y. (Hometown: Ledbetter, Ky.)

Died 8/5/2005. Killed when a civilian fuel truck collided with his Humvee while he was performing a convoy mission in Rubiah, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Brett E. Walden..


Terry W. Ball Jr. (36), Gunnery Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: East Peoria, Ill.)

Died 8/5/2005. Died of wounds sustained in an explosion June 12 while he was conducting combat operations in Karmah, Iraq.


Brahim J. Jeffcoat (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Philadelphia)

Died 8/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee as he was conducting convoy operations near Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Kurt E. Krout..


Kurt E. Krout (43), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Spinnerstown, Pa.)

Died 8/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee as he was conducting convoy operations near Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Brahim J. Jeffcoat..


Chase J. Comley (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Lexington, Ky.)

Died 8/6/2005. Killed by a suicidal car-bomber while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Amiriyah, Iraq.


Seferino J. Reyna (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Phoenix)

Died 8/7/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Taji, Iraq.


Christopher M. Falkel (22), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Highlands Ranch, Colo.)

Died 8/8/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire as his unit was conducting combat operations in Deh Afghan, Afghanistan.


Anthony N. Kalladeen (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, New York City (Hometown: Purchase, N.Y.)

Died 8/8/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained Aug. 7, when his Humvee was struck by two improvised explosive devices and he received small-arms fire. Also killed was Pfc. Hernando Rios..


Hernando Rios (29), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, New York City (Hometown: Queens, N.Y.)

Died 8/8/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained Aug. 7, when his Humvee was struck by two improvised explosive devices and he received small-arms fire. Also killed was Spc.Anthony N. Kalladeen..


Ramon E. Gonzales Cordova (30), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Davie, Fla.)

Died 8/8/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Ryan S. Ostrom (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Williamsport, Pa. (Hometown: Liberty, Pa.)

Died 8/9/2005. Died in Taqaddum, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier from enemy small-arms fire in Habbaniya, Iraq.


Francis J. Straub Jr. (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Philadelphia)

Died 8/9/2005. Killed when a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small-arms fire as he was investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were Pfc. Nathaniel E. Detample, Spc.John Kulick and Spc.Gennaro Pellegrini Jr..


Gennaro Pellegrini Jr. (31), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Philadelphia)

Died 8/9/2005. Killed when a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small-arms fire as he was investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were Pfc. Nathaniel E. Detample, Spc.John Kulick and Sgt. Francis J. Straub Jr..


John Kulick (35), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Harleysville, Pa.)

Died 8/9/2005. Killed when a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small-arms fire as he was investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were Pfc. Nathaniel E. Detample, Spc.Gennaro Pellegrini Jr. and Sgt. Francis J. Straub Jr..


Nathaniel E. Detample (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Morrisville, Pa.)

Died 8/9/2005. Killed when a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small-arms fire as he was investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc.John Kulick, Spc.Gennaro Pellegrini Jr. and Sgt. Francis J. Straub Jr..


Miguel Carrasquillo (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: River Grove, Ill.)

Died 8/9/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad.


Christopher M. Katzenberger (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: St. Louis)

Died 8/9/2005. Died in Bagram, Afghanistan of injuries sustained earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan.


Michael A. Benson (40), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 314th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Winona, Minn.)

Died 8/10/2005. Died at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md.of injuries sustained Aug. 2 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device struck his convoy in Baghdad.


Evenor C. Herrera (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Gypsum, Colo.)

Died 8/10/2005. Died of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.


Jeremy A. Chandler (30), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Clarksville, Tenn.)

Died 8/11/2005. Killed while conducting training operations at Forward Operating Base Ripley in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.


Edward R. Heselton (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 391st Engineer Battalion, 415th Chemical Brigade, Army Reserve, Greenville, S.C. (Hometown: Easley, S.C.)

Died 8/11/2005. Killed when ordnance exploded near his vehicle as his unit was performing a route clearing mission in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.


David L. Giaimo (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Waukegan, Ill.)

Died 8/12/2005. Killed when his Humvee hit a land mine in Tikrit, Iraq.


Rusty W. Bell (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Pocahontas, Ark.)

Died 8/12/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Taji, Iraq.


Brian K. Derks (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: White Cloud, Mich.)

Died 8/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on mounted patrol in Baghdad.


Asbury F. Hawn II (35), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, McMinnville, Tenn. (Hometown: Lebanon, Tenn.)

Died 8/14/2005. Died in Tuz, Iraq of injuries sustained Aug. 13 when his Humvee came under attack by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Tuz, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Gary L. Reese Jr. and Sgt. Shannon D. Taylor..


Gary L. Reese Jr. (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, McMinnville, Tenn. (Hometown: Ashland City, Tenn.)

Died 8/14/2005. Died in Tuz, Iraq of injuries sustained Aug. 13 when his Humvee came under attack by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Tuz, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Asbury F. Hawn II and Sgt. Shannon D. Taylor..


Shannon D. Taylor (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, McMinnville, Tenn. (Hometown: Smithville, Tenn.)

Died 8/14/2005. Died in Tuz, Iraq of injuries sustained Aug. 13 when his Humvee came under attack by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Tuz, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Asbury F. Hawn II and Spc. Gary L. Reese Jr..


Toccara R. Green (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 57th Transportation Company, 548th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Rosedale, Md.)

Died 8/14/2005. Killed when multiple improvised explosive devices detonated near her unit during convoy operations in Asad, Iraq.


Joshua P. Dingler (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, Calhoun, Ga. (Hometown: Hiram, Ga.)

Died 8/15/2005. Killed when his Humvee accidentally rolled over into a canal in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Thomas J. Strickland and Sgt. Paul A. Saylor..


Paul A. Saylor (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, Calhoun, Ga. (Hometown: Norcross, Ga.)

Died 8/15/2005. Killed when his Humvee accidentally rolled over into a canal in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Thomas J. Strickland and Spc. Joshua P. Dingler..


Thomas J. Strickland (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, Georgia Army National Guard, Calhoun, Ga. (Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.)

Died 8/15/2005. Killed when his Humvee accidentally rolled over into a canal in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Joshua P. Dingler and Sgt. Paul A. Saylor..


Jose L. Ruiz (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Brentwood, N.Y.)

Died 8/15/2005. Killed by small-arms fire from a civilian vehicle while he was conducting security operations in Mosul, Iraq.


Michael J. Stokely (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Griffin Ga. (Hometown: Sharpsburg, Ga.)

Died 8/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad.


Jeremy W. Doyle (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Chestertown, Md.)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee following a mine-assessment mission in Samarra, Iraq.


Nathan K. Bouchard (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Wildomar, Calif.)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee following a mine-assessment mission in Samarra, Iraq.


Ray M. Fuhrmann II (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Novato, Calif.)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee following a mine-assessment mission in Samarra, Iraq.


Timothy J. Seamans (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee following a mine-assessment mission in Samarra, Iraq.


Laura M. Walker (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Texas)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated underneath her Humvee during ground assault convoy operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan Also killed was Sgt. Robert G. Davis..


Robert G. Davis (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Jackson, Mo.)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated underneath his Humvee during ground assault convoy operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan Also killed was 1st Lt. Laura M. Walker..


Phillip C. George (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 8/18/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations near Taleban, Afghanistan.


Willard T. Partridge (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Ferriday, La.)

Died 8/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad.


Blake W. Hall (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: East Prairie, Mo.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations, near Baylough, Afghanistan.


Christopher L. Palmer (22), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Sacramento, Calif.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations, near Baylough, Afghanistan.


Joshua M. Hyland (31), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Missoula, Mont.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations, near Baylough, Afghanistan.


Michael R. Lehmiller (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Anderson, S.C.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations, near Baylough, Afghanistan.


Brian L. Morris (38), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Centreville, Mich.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when his M915A1 tractor pulling a 7,500-gallon tanker accidentally rolled over in Mosul, Iraq.


Elden D. Arcand (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: White Bear Lake, Minn.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when his M915A1 tractor pulling a 7,500-gallon tanker accidentally rolled over in Mosul, Iraq.


Joseph C. Nurre (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 463rd Engineer Battalion, U.S.Army Reserve, Weirton, W. Va. (Hometown: Wilton, Calif.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M916 tractor during convoy operations near Samarra, Iraq.


James J. Cathey (24), 2nd Lt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Reno, Nev.)

Died 8/21/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Al Karmah, Iraq.


Joseph D. Hunt (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard, Sparta, Tenn. (Hometown: Sweetwater, Tenn.)

Died 8/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Samarra, Iraq.


Victoir P. Lieurance (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee National Guard, Sparta, Tenn. (Hometown: Seymour, Tenn.)

Died 8/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Samarra, Iraq.


Hatim S. Kathiria (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 703rd Forward Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 8/22/2005. Killed when an enemy rocket landed near his position in Baghdad.


Ramon Romero (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Huntington Park, Calif.)

Died 8/22/2005. Killed when the vehicle in which he was riding was struck by an improvised explosive device while he was conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.


Chris S. Chapin (39), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion (General Studies), 124th Regiment (Regional Training Institute), Army National Guard ,Colchester, Vt. (Hometown: Proctor, Vt.)

Died 8/23/2005. Killed during combat operations when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Carlos J. Diaz (27), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico)

Died 8/23/2005. Killed when enemy forces detonated an explosive device near his position in Baqubah, Iraq.


Trevor J. Diesing (30), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned the Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Plum City, Wis.)

Died 8/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Husaybah, Iraq.


Timothy M. Shea (22), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Sonoma, Calif.)

Died 8/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Husaybah, Iraq.


Ivica Jerak (42), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned toArmy Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Houston)

Died 8/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Husaybah, Iraq.


Damion G. Campbell (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 8/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during a combat patrol in Khayr Kot, Afghanistan.


Joseph L. Martinez (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Las Vegas)

Died 8/27/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Obediah J. Kolath (32), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Louisburg, Mo.)

Died 8/28/2005. Died in Landstuhl, Germany of injuries sustained Aug. 25 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position in Husaybah, Iraq.


Charles R. Rubado (23), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Clearwater, Fla.)

Died 8/29/2005. Killed when his M1A2 Abrams tank came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq,.


Dennis P. Hay (32), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.)

Died 8/29/2005. Killed when his OH-58D Kiowa helicopter came under attack by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Gregory J. Fester (41), Maj., Army; Assigned to the Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, U.S.Army Reserve, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.)

Died 8/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Lowell T. Miller II (35), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment, Mississippi Army National Guard, McComb, Miss. (Hometown: Flint, Mich.)

Died 8/31/2005. Killed when his military training team, conducting operations with the Iraqi Army, came under attack by enemy forces using small arms in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Monta S. Ruth (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Winston-Salem, N.C.)

Died 8/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle during security patrol operations in Samarra, Iraq.


Jason E. Ames (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Cerulean, Ky.)

Died 8/31/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Mosul, Iraq.


George R. Draughn Jr. (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 108th Cavalry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia Army National Guard, Griffin, Ga. (Hometown: Decatur, Ga.)

Died 9/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Robert L. Hollar Jr. (35), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 108th Cavalry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Georgia National Guard, Griffin, Ga. (Hometown: Griffin, Ga.)

Died 9/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Derek S. Hines (25), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Newburyport, Mass.)

Died 9/1/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting security operations and came under attack by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Baylough, Afghanistan.


Lonnie J. Parson (39), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Bay Minette, Ala.)

Died 9/2/2005. Killed when his M3A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was struck by an enemy explosive device in Baghdad.


Ryan J. Nass (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: Franklin, Wis.)

Died 9/3/2005. Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan.


Matthew C. Bohling (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Eagle River, Alaska)

Died 9/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Luke C. Williams (35), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.)

Died 9/5/2005. Killed when the Humvee in which he was riding rolled over into a ditch in Baghdad.


Jeffrey A. Williams (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Warrenville, Ill.)

Died 9/5/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his combat patrol in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Franklin R. Vilorio (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Brigade Troops Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Miami)

Died 9/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee causing it to rollover in Baghdad, Iraq. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Jude R. Jonaus..


Jude R. Jonaus (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Brigade Troops Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Miami)

Died 9/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee causing it to rollover in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Franklin R. Vilorio..


Robert N. Martens (20), Hospitalman, Navy; Assigned to II Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C., during Operation Iraqi Freedom (Hometown: Queen Creek, Ariz.)

Died 9/6/2005. Killed when the Humvee he was riding in rolled over in Qaim, Iraq.


Christopher L. Everett (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 112th Armor Regiment, 56th Brigade Combat Team, Arlington, Texas (Hometown: Huntsville, Texas)

Died 9/7/2005. Killed when an accident occurred in the motor pool in Al Taqqadum, Iraq.


Jeremy M. Campbell (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 108th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion (Airborne), 16th Military Police Brigade (Airborne) (Hometown: Middlebury, Pa.)

Died 9/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad, Iraq.


Kurtis D. K. Arcala (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Palmer, Alaska)

Died 9/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during convoy escort operations in Tikrit, Iraq.


Apprentice Robert D. Macrum (22), Seaman, Navy; Assigned to the guided missile cruiser Princeton, Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (Hometown: Sugar Land, Texas)

Died 9/12/2005. Lost at sea while the underway ship was conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf..


Alfredo B. Silva (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, Modesto, Calif. (Hometown: Calexico, Calif.)

Died 9/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Shane C. Swanberg (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Kirkland, Wash.)

Died 9/15/2005. Killed by an explosion resulting from indirect fire at Forward Operating Base Camp Ramadi, Iraq.


Alan N. Gifford (39), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.)

Died 9/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Spc. David H. Ford IV..


Matthew L. Deckard (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Elizabethtown, Ky.)

Died 9/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations in Baghdad.


David H. Ford IV (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga., (Hometown: Ironton, Ohio)

Died 9/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations in Baghdad. Also killed was 1st Sgt. Alan N. Gifford..


Regilio E. Nelom (45), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 249th Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Queens, N.Y.)

Died 9/17/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during an escort mission near Asad, Iraq.


Lawrence E. Morrison (45), Sgt 1st Class, Army; A reservist assigned to the U.S.Army;Civil and Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Yakima, Wash.)

Died 9/19/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Taji, Iraq.


William L. Evans (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Williamsport, Pa. (Hometown: Hallstead, Pa.)

Died 9/19/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained earlier that when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Michael Egan (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Philadelphia (Hometown: Philadelphia)

Died 9/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Mark H. Dooley (27), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), 42nd Infantry Division, Vermont Army National Guard, Jericho, Vt. (Hometown: Wallkill, N.Y.)

Died 9/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


William V. Fernandez (37), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Philadelphia, Pa. (Hometown: Reading, Pa.)

Died 9/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


William A. Allers III (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 198th Military Police Battalion, 75th Troop Command, Kentucky Army National Guard, Louisville, Ky. (Hometown: Leitchfield, Ky.)

Died 9/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle in the vicinity of Khalis, Iraq, north of Baghdad.


Pierre A. Raymond (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 228th Forward Support Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, U.S.Army Reserve, Harrisburg, Pa. (Hometown: Lawrence, Mass.)

Died 9/20/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germanyof injuries sustained Sept. 15 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Travis M. Arndt (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 163rd Cavalry Troop, 116th Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division, Montana Army National Guard, Missoula, Mont. (Hometown: Bozeman, Mont.)

Died 9/21/2005. Killed in a vehicle accident during convoy operations in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Kevin M. Jones (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 181st Transportation Battalion, 7th Corps Support Group, 3rd Corps Support Command, Mannheim, Germany (Hometown: Washington, N.C.)

Died 9/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated by his vehicle near Taqaddum, Iraq.


Scott P. McLaughlin (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, 42nd Armor Division, Vermont Army National Guard, St. Albans, Vt. (Hometown: Hardwick, Vt.)

Died 9/22/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Mike T. Sonoda Jr. (34), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Fullerton, Calif. (Hometown: Fallbrook, Calif.)

Died 9/22/2005. Died of injuries sustained Sept. 21 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M113 Armored Personnel Carrier in Baghdad.


Paul C. Neubauer (40), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, Oakdale, Calif. (Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.)

Died 9/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M113 armored personnel carrier and enemy forces attacked with small-arms fire in Baghdad.


Andrew J. Derrick (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Columbia, S.C.)

Died 9/23/2005. Killed when his dismounted team came under attack by enemy forces using small-arms fire near Baghdad.


Daniel R. Scheile (37), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, Oakdale, Calif. (Hometown: Antioch, Calif.)

Died 9/24/2005. Died of injuries sustained Sept. 23 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M113 armored personnel carrier and enemy forces attacked with small-arms fire in Baghdad.


Brian E. Dunlap (34), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, Los Alamitos, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Vista, Calif.)

Died 9/24/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Taqaddum, Iraq.


Patrick D. Stewart (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 113th Aviation Regiment, Nevada National Guard, Stead, Nev. (Hometown: Fernley, Nev.)

Died 9/25/2005. Killed when his CH-47Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan.


John M. Flynn (36), CW2, Army; Assigned to the 113th Aviation Regiment, Nevada National Guard, Stead, Nev., (Hometown: Sparks, Nev.)

Died 9/25/2005. Killed when his CH-47Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan.


Adrian B. Stump (22), Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to the 113th Aviation Regiment, Oregon National Guard, Pendleton, Ore. (Hometown: Pendleton, Ore.)

Died 9/25/2005. Killed when his CH-47Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan.


Tane T. Baum (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 113th Aviation Regiment, Oregon National Guard, Pendleton, Ore., (Hometown: Pendleton, Ore.)

Died 9/25/2005. Killed when his CH-47Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan.


Shawn A. Graham (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 124th Cavalry Regiment, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, Fort Worth, Texas (Hometown: Red Oak, Texas)

Died 9/25/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained earlier that day when the vehicle in which he was riding accidentally rolled over in Balad, Iraq.


Kenneth G. Ross (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 7th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, Giebelstadt, Germany, (Hometown: Peoria, Ariz.)

Died 9/25/2005. Killed when his CH-47Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan.


Robert F. White (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Cross Lanes, W.Va.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed when his mounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire west of Kandahar, Afghanistan.


Andrew P. Wallace (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Brigade, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Fond du Lac, Wis. (Hometown: Oshkosh, Wis.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee and his convoy was attacked by small-arms fire during operations in Shaibah, Iraq.


Michael J. Wendling (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Brigade, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Fond du Lac, Wis. (Hometown: Mayville, Wis.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee and his convoy was attacked with small-arms fire in Shaibah, Iraq.


Casey E. Howe (32), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 314th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Deford, Mich.)

Died 9/26/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations near Rustimayah, Iraq. Also killed was Army Master Sgt.;Tulsa Tuliau..


Tulsa T. Tuliau (33), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 314th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Watertown, N.Y.)

Died 9/26/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations near Rustimayah, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Casey E. Howe..


Howard Paul Allen (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 860th Military Police Company, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix (Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Steven A. Valdez (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (Hometown: McRea, Ark.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed by enemy mortar fire at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan.


Elijah M. Ortega (19), Pvt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.)

Died 9/26/2005. Killed due to a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Baharia, Iraq.


Jason A. Benford (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Toledo, Ohio)

Died 9/27/2005. Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Elizabeth N. Jacobson (21), Airman 1st Class, Air Force; Assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas (Hometown: Riviera Beach, Fla.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle near Camp Bucca, Iraq.


Steve Morin Jr. (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 111th Engineer Battalion, 36th Infantry Division, Texas Army National Guard, Mineral Wells, Texas (Hometown: Arlington, Texas)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee west of Umm Qasr, Iraq.


Daniel L. Arnold (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, New Milford, Pa. (Hometown: Montrose, Pa.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. George A. Pugliese, Sgt. Eric W. Slebodnik, Spc. Lee A. Wiegand, and Pfc. Oliver J. Brown..


George A. Pugliese (39), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, New Milford, Pa. (Hometown: Carbondale, Pa.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Arnold, Sgt. Eric W. Slebodnik, Spc. Lee A. Wiegand, and Pfc. Oliver J. Brown..


Oliver J. Brown (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, New Milford, Pa. (Hometown: Athens, Pa.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Sgt.;George A. Pugliese Staff Sgt.;Daniel L. Arnold Sgt.;Eric W. Slebodnik, and Spc.;Lee A. Wiegand..


Eric W. Slebodnik (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, New Milford, Pa. (Hometown: Greenfield Township, Pa.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. George A. Pugliese, Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Arnold, Spc. Lee A. Wiegand, and Pfc. Oliver J. Brown..


Lee A. Wiegand (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, New Milford, Pa. (Hometown: Hallstead, Pa.)

Died 9/28/2005. Killed when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. George A. Pugliese, Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Arnold, Sgt. Eric W. Slebodnik, and Pfc. Oliver J. Brown..


John G. Doles (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Claremore, Okla.)

Died 9/30/2005. Killed during patrol operations when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Shah Wali, Afghanistan.


James J. Stoddard Jr. (29), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Crofton, Md.)

Died 9/30/2005. Killed when his vehicle accidentally rolled over in Afghanistan.


Marshall A. Westbrook (43), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 126th Military Police Company, New Mexico Army National Guard, Albuquerque, N.M. (Hometown: Farmington, N.M.)

Died 10/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Jens E. Schelbert (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: New Orleans)

Died 10/1/2005. Killed when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Ramadi, Iraq.


Joshua J. Kynoch (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Santa Rosa, Calif.)

Died 10/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley fighting Vehicle during convoy operations in Bayji, Iraq.


Timothy J. Roark (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 123rd Aviation Regiment, Fort Wainwright, Alaska,Died on Oct. 2 (Hometown: Houston)

Died 10/2/2005. Died of a non-combat related injury in Balad, Iraq.


Sean B. Berry (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 112th Armor, 56th Brigade Combat Team, Texas Army National Guard, Fort Worth, Texas (Hometown: Terrell, Texas)

Died 10/3/2005. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Taqaddum, Iraq.


Bryan W. Large (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)

Died 10/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were: Pfc. Roberto C. Baez and Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch..


Jacob T. Vanderbosch (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Vadnais Heights, Minn.)

Died 10/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were: Pfc. Roberto C. Baez and Sgt. Bryan W. Large..


Roberto C. Baez (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 10/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. Also killed were: Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch and Sgt. Bryan W. Large..


Larry W. Pankey Jr. (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 467th Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Greenwood, Miss. (Hometown: Morrison, Colo.)

Died 10/3/2005. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. of non-combat-related injuries sustained Sept. 23 in Balad, Iraq.


John R. Stalvey (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Conroe, Texas)

Died 10/3/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Iron Fist in Karabilah, Iraq.


Andrew D. Bedard (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Missoula, Mont.)

Died 10/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.


Brian K. Joplin (32), Aviation Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class, Navy; Assigned to Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15, Corpus Christi, Texas (Hometown: Hugo, Okla.)

Died 10/4/2005. Killed when he fell out of a U.S. Navy MH-53 helicopter during a regularly scheduled training mission in the Central Arabian Gulf.


Moses E. Armstead (44), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 16th Ordnance Battalion, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. (Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.)

Died 10/6/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, a non-combat-related illness identified Oct. 5 as he was returning from leave status and preparing to redeploy to Afghanistan.


Jeremiah W. Robinson (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 860th Military Police Company, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix (Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.)

Died 10/6/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained Oct. 5 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations in Baghdad.


Jason L. Frye (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Landisburg, Pa.)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq. Also killed was Cpl. Nicholas O. Cherava..


Nicholas O. Cherava (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Ontonagon, Mich.)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Jason L. Frye..


Patrick B. Kenny (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Pittsburgh)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq.


Shayne M. Cabino (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Canton, Mass.)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Karmah, Iraq.


Daniel M. McVicker (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment 21, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Cherry Point, N.C., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Alliance, Ohio)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Qaim, Iraq.


Carl L. Raines II (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the Combat Service Support Detachment 21, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Cherry Point, N.C., attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Coffee, Ala.)

Died 10/6/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Qaim, Iraq.


Benny S. Franklin (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Hammond, La.)

Died 10/7/2005. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan of injuries sustained earlier that day in Helmand, Afghanistan, when he stepped on a landmine during patrol operations..


Eric A. Fifer (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Knoxville, Tenn.)

Died 10/7/2005. Died in Asad, Iraq of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.


Nicholas J. Greer (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Monroe, Mich.)

Died 10/7/2005. Died of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.


Troy S. Ezernack (39), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Lancaster, Pa.)

Died 10/9/2005. Died of injuries sustained earlier that day when his combat patrol was attacked by enemy forces using a grenade in Qalat, Afghanistan.


Gary R. Harper Jr. (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Virden, Ill.)

Died 10/9/2005. Killed when his reconnaissance mission was attacked by enemy forces in Baghdad.


Sergio H. Escobar (18), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Pasadena, Calif.)

Died 10/9/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.


Jerry L. Bonifacio Jr. (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Dublin, Calif. (Hometown: Vacaville, Calif.)

Died 10/10/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his checkpoint in Baghdad.


Brandon K. Sneed (33), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Norman, Okla.)

Died 10/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Leon M. Johnson..


Leon M. Johnson (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Fla.)

Died 10/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Brandon K. Sneed..


Leon G. James II (46), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 314th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Sackets Harbor, N.Y.)

Died 10/10/2005. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.of injuries sustained Sep. 26 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


Jeremy M. Hodge (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 612th Engineer Battalion, Ohio Army National Guard, Tiffin, Ohio (Hometown: Ridgeway, Ohio)

Died 10/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Matthew A. Kimmell (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Paxton, Ind.)

Died 10/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


James T. Grijalva (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard, Urbana, Ill. (Hometown: Burbank, Ill.)

Died 10/12/2005. Died of a non-combat related injury in Baghdad.


Donald D. Furman (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 24th Transportation Company, 541st Maintenance Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Burton, S.C.)

Died 10/12/2005. Killed when his military vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle and overturned in Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Lorenzo Ponce Ruiz..


Lorenzo Ponce Ruiz (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 24th Transportation Company, 541st Maintenance Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: El Paso, Texas)

Died 10/12/2005. Killed when his military vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle and overturned in Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Donald D. Furman..


Kenneth E. Hunt Jr. (40), Master Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force,Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. (Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.)

Died 10/12/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds received July 24 when the vehicle he was riding in struck an anti-tank mine while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Taqaddum, Iraq.


Robert W. Tucker (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, Jamestown, Tenn. (Hometown: Hilham, Tenn.)

Died 10/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Dujayl, Iraq.


Howard E. Babcock IV (33), Information Systems Technician 1st Class (SW), Navy; Assigned to the Naval Computer and Telecommunications Station in Bahrain (Hometown: Houston)

Died 10/13/2005. Killed in a motorcycle accident there..


Bernard L. Ceo (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 243rd Engineer Company, Maryland Army National Guard, Baltimore (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 10/14/2005. Killed when he was conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of his Humvee, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Brian R. Conner and Spc. Samuel M. Boswell..


Brian R. Conner (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 243rd Engineer Company, Maryland Army National Guard, Baltimore (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 10/14/2005. Killed when he was conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of his Humvee, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Samuel M. Boswell and Spc. Bernard L. Ceo..


Samuel M. Boswell (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 243rd Engineer Company, Maryland Army National Guard, Baltimore (Hometown: Elkridge, Md.)

Died 10/14/2005. Killed when he was conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of his Humvee, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Brian R. Conner and Spc. Bernard L. Ceo..


Scott J. Mullen (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group, U.S.Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.)

Died 10/14/2005. Died in Makati City, The Republic of the Philippinesof injuries sustained there from a non-combat related accident on Oct. 13.


Fabricio Moreno (26), Builder 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Port Hueneme, Calif., attached to Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa construction team (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 10/14/2005. Killed in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya..


Jeffrey W. Corban (30), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Elkhart, Ind.)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Richard A. Hardy (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Newcomerstown, Ohio)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Thomas H. Byrd (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Cochise, Ariz.)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Timothy D. Watkins (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: San Bernardino, Calif.)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Vincent E. Summers (38), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: South Haven, Mich.)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Mark P. Adams (24), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation Command Element, Marine Forces Reserve, Camp Lejeune, N.C., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Morrisville, N.C.)

Died 10/15/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.


Joseph Cruz (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Whittier, Calif.)

Died 10/16/2005. Died in Bagram, Afghanistan of non-combat related injuries sustained in an accident at Organ-E, Afghanistan Oct. 15.


Paul J. Pillen (28), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to the 249th Aviation, South Dakota Army National Guard, Rapid City, S.D. (Hometown: Keystone, S.D.)

Died 10/17/2005. Died of a non-combat related cause in Salwa, Kuwait. The incident is under investigation..


Chad R. Hildebrandt (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Springer, N.M.)

Died 10/17/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Rutbah, Iraq.


Daniel Scott R. Bubb (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Grottoes, Va.)

Died 10/17/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Rutbah, Iraq.


Christopher M. Poston (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Glendale, Ariz.)

Died 10/17/2005. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Hit, Iraq.


Lucas A. Frantz (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Sryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska (Hometown: Tonganoxie, Kan.)

Died 10/18/2005. Killed when he was hit by enemy fire while performing a combat mission in Mosul, Iraq.


Daniel D. Bartels (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska (Hometown: Huron, S.D.)

Died 10/19/2005. Died in Mosul, Iraq of a non-combat related cause identified there Oct. 18 The incident is under investigation..


Arthur A. Mora Jr. (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Pico Rivera, Calif.)

Died 10/19/2005. Killed when his Humvee was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. Russell H. Nahvi and Spc. Jose E. Rosario..


Jose E. Rosario (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: St. Croix, Virgin Islands)

Died 10/19/2005. Killed when his Humvee was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Arthur A. Mora Jr. and Spc. Russell H. Nahvi..


Russell H. Nahvi (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Arlington, Texas)

Died 10/19/2005. Killed when his Humvee was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations in Balad, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Arthur A. Mora Jr. and Spc. Jose E. Rosario..


Tommy I. Folks Jr. (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 56th Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, Amarillo, Texas (Hometown: Amarillo, Texas)

Died 10/19/2005. Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained Oct. 18 when multiple improvised explosive devices detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Kendall K. Frederick (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to theArmy Reserve's 983rd Engineer Battalion, Monclova, Ohio (Hometown: Randallstown, Md.)

Died 10/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations Tikrit, Iraq.


Norman W. Anderson III (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Parkton, Md.)

Died 10/19/2005. Killed by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq.


Jacob D. Dones (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Dimmitt, Texas)

Died 10/20/2005. Killed when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Hit, Iraq.


Dennis P. Merck (38), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard's 878th Engineer Battalion, Augusta, Ga. (Hometown: Evans, Ga.)

Died 10/20/2005. Died of a non-combat related injury in Baghdad.


Andrew D. Russoli (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Greensboro, N.C.)

Died 10/20/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Richard T. Pummill and Lance Cpl. Steven W. Szwydek..


Richard T. Pummill (27), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio)

Died 10/20/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. Andrew D. Russoli and Lance Cpl. Steven W. Szwydek..


Steven W. Szwydek (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Warfordsburg, Pa.)

Died 10/20/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Richard T. Pummill and Lance Cpl. Andrew D. Russoli..


Benny G. Cockerham III (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Conover, N.C.)

Died 10/21/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq His vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the.


Kenneth J. Butler (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Rowan, N.C.)

Died 10/21/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq.


Tyler B. Swisher (35), Capt., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio)

Died 10/21/2005. Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq His vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the.


Seamus M. Davey (25), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Force Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Reno, Nev., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Lewis, N.Y.)

Died 10/21/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Haqlaniyah, Iraq.


Christopher W. Thompson (25), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 8th Regimental Combat Team, 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic, based in Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: N. Wilkesboro, N.C.)

Died 10/21/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.


George T. Alexander, Jr. (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Killeen, Texas)

Died 10/22/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texasof injuries sustained Oct. 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Jonathan R. Spears (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Molino, Fla.)

Died 10/23/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.


Michael T. Robertson (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Houston)

Died 10/25/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonioof injuries sustained Oct. 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Samarra, Iraq. The incident fatally injured another soldier and was reported Oct. 25.


Benjamin D. Hoeffner (21), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 324th Psychological Operations Company, Army Reserve, Aurora, Colo. (Hometown: Wheat Ridge, Colo.)

Died 10/25/2005. Died of a non-combat-related cause in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait..


Christopher T. Monroe (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Army Reserve's 785th Military Police Battalion, Fraser, Mich. (Hometown: Kendallville, Ind.)

Died 10/25/2005. Killed when his 5-ton truck was involved in an automobile accident with a civilian vehicle in Basra, Iraq.


Evan S. Parker (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 487th Field Artillery Regiment, 20th Brigade Combat Team, Army Reserve, Honolulu, Hawaii (Hometown: Arkansas City, Kan.)

Died 10/26/2005. Died at LandstuhlArmy Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germanyof injuries sustained Oct. 23 when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces who threw an explosive device from their moving vehicle in Balad, Iraq.


Ramon A. Acevedoaponte (51), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Watertown, N.Y.)

Died 10/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Rustamiyah, Iraq.


Thomas A. Wallsmith (38), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Carthage, Mo.)

Died 10/26/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Rustamiyah, Iraq.


James Witkowski (32), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 729th Transportation Company, Army Reserve, Fresno, Calif. (Hometown: Surprise, Ariz.)

Died 10/26/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations near Ashraf, Iraq.


Lewis J. Gentry (48), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 94th Engineer Battalion, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Detroit)

Died 10/26/2005. Died from a non-combat related cause in Mosul, Iraq.


William W. Wood (44), Col., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Modesto, Calif. (Hometown: Panama City, Fla.)

Died 10/27/2005. Killed when he was directing security operations in response to the detonation of an improvised explosive device in Baghdad During this response, a second IED detonated near his position..


Daniel R. Lightner Jr. (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Washington, Pa. (Hometown: Hollidaysburg, Pa.)

Died 10/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Michael J. Mackinnon (30), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Helena, Mont.)

Died 10/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad.


Jared J. Kremm (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Hauppage, N.Y.)

Died 10/27/2005. Killed by an indirect fire explosion in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Robert F. Eckfield Jr..


Robert F. Eckfield Jr. (23), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cleveland)

Died 10/27/2005. Killed by an indirect fire explosion in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Jared J. Kremm..


Debra A. Banaszak (35), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1035th Maintenance Company, Missouri Army National Guard, Jefferson Barracks, Mo. (Hometown: Bloomington, Ill.)

Died 10/28/2005. Died from non-combat related injuries on at Camp Victory, Kuwait..


Dillon M. Jutras (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Fairfax Station, Va.)

Died 10/28/2005. Died from injuries sustained during combat operations in Anbar Province, Iraq.


Raymond D. Hill II (39), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Modesto, Calif. (Hometown: Turlock, Calif.)

Died 10/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Shaker T. Guy..


Shaker T. Guy (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Modesto, Calif. (Hometown: Pomona, Calif.)

Died 10/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Capt. Raymond D. Hill II..


Travis W. Nixon (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Saint John, Wash.)

Died 10/29/2005. Died from injuries sustained when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades north of Lwara, Afghanistan.


Kenny D. Rojas (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Pembroke Pines, Fla.)

Died 10/29/2005. Killed when his unit was conducting a combat patrol and a landmine exploded near his Humvee near Bayji, Iraq.


Michael P. Hodshire (25), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: North Adams, Mich.)

Died 10/30/2005. Died of wounds sustained Oct. 29 from an improvised explosive device during combat operations near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.


Joel P. Dameron (27), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Ellabell, Ga.)

Died 10/30/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Amiriyah, Iraq.


Derence W. Jack (31), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry, 29th Brigade Combat Team, Army Reserve, Barrigada, Guam (Hometown: Saipan, Marianas Islands)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Wilgene T. Lieto..


Wilgene T. Lieto (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry, 29th Brigade Combat Team, Army Reserve, Barrigada, Guam (Hometown: Saipan, Marianas Islands)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Balad, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Derence W. Jack..


Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski (33), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Mississippi Army National Guard, Biloxi, Miss. (Hometown: Bay St. Louis, Miss.)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Adam R. Johnson (22), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Clayton, Ohio)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Jonathan Tessar, Spc. William J. Byler, and Pfc. David J. Martin..


David J. Martin (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Edmond, Okla.)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Jonathan Tessar, Spc. William J. Byler and Pvt. Adam R. Johnson..


Jonathan Tessar (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Spc. William J. Byler, Pfc. David J. Martin and Pvt. Adam R. Johnson..


William J. Byler (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Ballinger, Texas)

Died 10/31/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt 1st Class Jonathan Tessar, Pfc. David J. Martin and Pvt. Adam R. Johnson..


Matthew R. Kading (32), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 983rd Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Monclova, Ohio (Hometown: Madison, Wis.)

Died 10/31/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonioof injuries sustained Oct. 19 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle near Tikrit, Iraq.


Daniel A. Tsue (27), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Force Service Support Group, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Honolulu)

Died 11/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq.


Allan M. Cundanga Espiritu (28), Petty Officer 2nd Class, Navy; Assigned to 2nd Force Service Support Group (Forward), II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Oxnard, Calif.)

Died 11/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Ramadi, Iraq.


Dennis J. Ferderer Jr. (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: New Salem, N.D.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when enemy forces threw a hand grenade at his Humvee during convoy operations in Duluiyah, Iraq.


Benjamin A. Smith (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Hudson, Wis.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee near Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Joshua J. Munger and Pfc. Tyler R. MacKenzie..


Joshua J. Munger (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Maysville, Mo.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee near Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Benjamin A. Smith and Pfc. Tyler R. MacKenzie..


Tyler R. MacKenzie (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Evans, Colo.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee near Baghdad. Also killed were Spc. Benjamin A. Smith and Spc. Joshua J. Munger..


Mark J. Procopio (28), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment, Vermont Army National Guard, Jericho, Vt. (Hometown: Stowe, Vt.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Gerald M. Bloomfield II (38), Maj., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369,Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Ypsilanti, Mich.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed while flying in support of security and stabilization operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Capt. Michael D. Martino..


Michael D. Martino (32), Capt., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 369,Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF (Forward) (Hometown: Fairfax, Va.)

Died 11/2/2005. Killed when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed while flying in support of security and stabilization operations near Ramadi, Iraq. Also killed was Maj. Gerald M. Bloomfield II..


Jeffrey P. Toczylowski (30), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Panzer Kaserne, Germany (Hometown: Upper Moreland, Pa.)

Died 11/3/2005. Died from injuries sustained during combat operations in Anbar Province, Iraq.


Darren D. Howe (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Beatrice, Neb.)

Died 11/3/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonioof injuries sustained Oct. 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Daniel J. Pratt (48), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 211th Maintenance Company, Ohio Army National Guard, Newark, Ohio (Hometown: Youngstown, Ohio)

Died 11/3/2005. Died from a non-combat-related cause in An Nasiriyah, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Kyle B. Wehrly (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard, Macomb, Ill. (Hometown: Galesburg, Ill.)

Died 11/3/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations in Ashraf, Iraq.


Timothy D. Brown (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, Saginaw, Mich. (Hometown: Cedar Springs, Mich.)

Died 11/4/2005. Killed when a land mine detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Jason A. Fegler (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.)

Died 11/4/2005. Died during combat operations in Baghdad The circumstances of the soldier's death are under investigation as a potential friendly-fire incident..


Dustin A. Yancey (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Goose Creek, S.C.)

Died 11/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Capt. James M. Gurbisc..


James M. Gurbisz (25), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Eatontown, N.J.)

Died 11/4/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Pfc. Dustin A. Yancey..


Darrell W. Boatman (38), Gunnery Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.)

Died 11/4/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds sustained Nov. 2 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Thomas A. Wren (44), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in Tallil, Iraq (Hometown: Lorton, Va.)

Died 11/5/2005. Killed when a civilian vehicle pulled in front of his Humvee causing it to roll-over in Tallil, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Joel E. Cahill (34), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Norwood, Mass.)

Died 11/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Dawr, Iraq.


James F. Hayes (48), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Barstow, Calif.)

Died 11/6/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Taji, Iraq.


Ryan J. Sorensen (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Boca Raton, Fla.)

Died 11/6/2005. Killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations during Operation Steel Curtain in Husaybah, Iraq.


Brian L. Freeman (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Caledonia, Miss.)

Died 11/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were 1st Lt. Justin S. Smith, Spc. Robert C. Pope II, and Pfc. Mario A. Reyes..


Justin S. Smith (28), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Lansing, Mich.)

Died 11/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Brian L. Freeman, Spc. Robert C. Pope II, Pfc. Mario A. Reyes..


Mario A. Reyes (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Las Cruces, N.M.)

Died 11/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were 1st Lt. Justin S. Smith, Staff Sgt. Brian L. Freeman and Spc. Robert C. Pope II..


Robert C. Pope II (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: East Islip, N.Y.)

Died 11/7/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed were 1st Lt. Justin S. Smith, Staff Sgt. Brian L. Freeman and Pfc. Mario A. Reyes..


Alwyn C. Cashe (35), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, based in Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Oviedo, Fla.)

Died 11/8/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from wounds suffered Oct. 17 while on patrol in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.


Jeremy P. Tamburello (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Light Armor Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Denver, Colo.)

Died 11/8/2005. Died from wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations just west of Rutbah, Iraq.


Joshua A. Terando (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Washington, Pa. (Hometown: Morris, Ill.)

Died 11/10/2005. Died in Taqaddum, Iraq of injuries sustained in Khalidiyah, Iraq, where his M1A1 Abrams tank was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Michael C. Parrott..


Michael C. Parrott (49), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Joint Forces Headquarters, Colorado Army National Guard, Cheyenne, Wyo. (Hometown: Timnath, Colo.)

Died 11/10/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained in Khalidiyah, Iraq, where his M1A1 Abrams tank was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. Also killed was Sgt. Joshua A. Terando..


Daniel F. Swaim (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Yadkinville, N.C.)

Died 11/10/2005. Died of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Karabilah, Iraq.


Tyrone L. Chisholm (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Savannah, Ga.)

Died 11/11/2005. Killed when multiple improvised explosive devices detonated near his M1A2 Abrams Tank in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Antonio Mendez-Sanchez (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 40th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 593rd Corps Support Group, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Rincon, Puerto Rico)

Died 11/11/2005. Killed when his convoy vehicle was involved in a collision in Kirkut, Iraq. Also killed was Cpl. Donald E. Fisher..


Donald E. Fisher II (21), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 40th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 593rd Corps Support Group, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Avon, Mass.)

Died 11/11/2005. Killed when his convoy vehicle was involved in a collision in Kirkut, Iraq. Also killed was Pfc. Antonio Mendez-Sanchez..


Stephen J. Sutherland (33), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska (Hometown: West Deptford, N.J.)

Died 11/12/2005. Killed when his Stryker military vehicle accidentally rolled over in Qadisiyah, Iraq.


David A. Mendez Ruiz (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Cleveland)

Died 11/12/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Amiriyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Scott A. Zubowski..


Scott A. Zubowski (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Manchester, Ind.)

Died 11/12/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Amiriyah, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. David A. Mendez Ruiz..


Christopher M. McCrackin (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Liverpool, Texas)

Died 11/14/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq. Also killed was Maj. Ramon J. Mendoza Jr..


John M. Longoria (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Nixon, Texas)

Died 11/14/2005. Died of wounds sustained from small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq.


Ramon J. Mendoza Jr. (37), Maj., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 11/14/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in New Ubaydi, Iraq. Also killed was Lance Cpl. Christopher M. McCrackin..


James E. Estep (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Leesburg, Fla.)

Died 11/15/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


Matthew J. Holley (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 11/15/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


Travis J. Grigg (24), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Inola, Okla.)

Died 11/15/2005. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


James S. Ochsner (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Waukegan, Ill.)

Died 11/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during a supply distribution mission in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.


Nickolas D. Schiavoni (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Haverhill, Mass.)

Died 11/15/2005. Killed by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq.


Alexis Roman-Cruz (33), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Brandon, Fla.)

Died 11/16/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained Nov. 15 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


Dylan R. Paytas (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Freedom, Pa.)

Died 11/16/2005. Died from injuries sustained from multiple gunshot wounds in Baqubah, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Jeremy E. Murray (27), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Atwater, Ohio)

Died 11/16/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Hadithah, Iraq.


Jeffry A. Rogers (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Oklahoma City)

Died 11/16/2005. Killed by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.


John A. Lucente (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Grass Valley, Calif.)

Died 11/16/2005. Died from wounds sustained from an enemy hand grenade while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.


Joshua J. Ware (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Apache, Okla.)

Died 11/16/2005. Killed by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.


Roger W. Deeds (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Biloxi, Miss.)

Died 11/16/2005. Killed by enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.


Donald R. McGlothlin (26), 2nd Lt., Marine; Assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Lebanon, Va.)

Died 11/16/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Ubaydi, Iraq.


Vernon R. Widner (34), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Redlands, Calif.)

Died 11/17/2005. Died in Tikrit, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day when his Humvee was involved in a vehicle accident during convoy operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Pfc. Anthony A. Gaunky..


Ivan V. Alarcon (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 473rd Quartermaster Company, HunterArmy Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Jerome, Idaho)

Died 11/17/2005. Killed when his Humvee accidentally rolled over during combat operations in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Anthony A. Gaunky (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Sparta, Wis.)

Died 11/18/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany of injuries sustained Nov. 17 when his Humvee was involved in a vehicle accident during convoy operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Vernon R. Widner..


Luis R. Reyes (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Army National Guard's 947th Engineer Company, Durango, Colo. (Hometown: Aurora, Colo.)

Died 11/18/2005. Died when the bus in which he was riding rolled over en route to Ali Al Salem, Kuwait..


Dennis W. Zilinski (23), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Freehold, N.J.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Edward Karolasz, Cpl. Jonathan F. Blair, and Spc. Dominic J. Hinton..


Dominic J. Hinton (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Texas)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, Staff Sgt. Edward Karolasz, and Cpl. Jonathan F. Blair..


Edward Karolasz (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Kearny, N.J.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, Cpl. Jonathan F. Blair, and Spc. Dominic J. Hinton..


Jonathan F. Blair (21), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, Staff Sgt. Edward Karolasz, and Spc. Dominic J. Hinton..


Michael J. Idanan (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq.


Christopher M. Alcozer (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska (Hometown: DeKalb, Ill.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and grenades in Mosul, Iraq.


Anthony R. C. Yost (39), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Flint, Mich.)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq.


Tyler J. Troyer (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Tangent, Ore.)

Died 11/19/2005. Died of wounds sustained from small-arms fire while he was conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Karmah, Iraq.


Miguel Terrazas (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: El Paso, Texas)

Died 11/19/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Hadithah, Iraq.


Dominic J. Sacco (32), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Albany, N.Y.)

Died 11/20/2005. Killed when his M1A1 Abrams tank was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Taji, Iraq.


Emory J. Turpin (23), Steelworker 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74 currently deployed to the Seychelles (Hometown: Dahlonega, Ga.)

Died 11/20/2005. Died when he drowned in the Seychelles..


John W. Dearing (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, Saginaw, Mich. (Hometown: Hazel Park, Mich.)

Died 11/21/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Matthew P. Steyart (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Mount Shasta, Calif.)

Died 11/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan.


Denis J. Gallardo (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Died 11/22/2005. Died from a non-combat-related illness in Tal Afar, Iraq.


Allen J. Knop (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Willowick, Ohio)

Died 11/23/2005. Died from non-combat-related injuries in Baghdad.


Aram J. Bass (25), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Niagara Falls, N.Y.)

Died 11/23/2005. Killed when his unit came under direct fire during combat operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. William B. Meeuwsen. The circumstances of the soldiers' deaths are under investigation as a potential friendly-fire incident..


William B. Meeuwsen (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Kingwood, Texas)

Died 11/23/2005. Killed when his unit came under direct fire during combat operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Aram J. Bass. The circumstances of the soldiers' deaths are under investigation as a potential friendly-fire incident..


Marc A. Delgado (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Lithia, Fla.)

Died 11/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee causing it to flip into a canal in Baghdad. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Steven C. Reynolds..


Steven C. Reynolds (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Jordan, N.Y.)

Died 11/24/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee causing it to flip into a canal in Baghdad. Also killed was Pfc. Marc A. Delgado..


Ryan D. Christensen (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Spring Lake Heights, N.J.)

Died 11/24/2005. Died at the Medical University of Charleston in Charleston, S.C. of a non-combat-related illness identified Nov. 10 in Balad, Iraq.


Javier A. Villanueva (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Temple, Texas)

Died 11/24/2005. Died in Asad, Iraq of injuries sustained Nov. 23 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Hit, Iraq.


Eric P. Pearrow (40), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Peoria, Ill.)

Died 11/24/2005. Killed when his M1A2 Abrams tank accidentally rolled over into a canal in Baghdad.


Gregory L. Tull (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, Iowa Army National Guard, Storm Lake, Iowa (Hometown: Pocahontas, Iowa)

Died 11/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in the Anbar Province, Iraq.


Brett E. Angus (40), Master Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: St. Paul, Minn.)

Died 11/26/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Camp Taqaddum, Iraq.


Donald J. Hasse (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Wichita Falls, Texas)

Died 11/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Jerry W. Mills Jr..


Jerry W. Mills Jr. (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Arkansas City, Kan.)

Died 11/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Sgt. Donald J. Hasse..


Grzegorz Jakoniuk (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Schiller Park, Ill.)

Died 11/30/2005. Died from non-combat-related injuries in Taji, Iraq.


Joshua D. Snyder (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Hampstead, Md.)

Died 11/30/2005. Died of wounds sustained from small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.


William G. Taylor (26), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Macon, Ga.)

Died 11/30/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.


William D. Richardson (30), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Houston)

Died 11/30/2005. Died of wounds sustained from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Taqaddum, Iraq.


Brent A. Adams (40), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Washington, Pa. (Hometown: West View, Pa.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military five-ton truck during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Adam W. Kaiser (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Naperville, Ill.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez, Cpl. Anth.


Andrew G. Patten (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Byron, Ill.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Ro.


Andy A. Stevens (29), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Tomah, Wis.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Ro.


Anthony T. McElveen (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Little Falls, Minn.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Ro.


Craig N. Watson (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Union City, Mich.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Ro.


Daniel J. Clay (27), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Pensacola, Fla.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez, Cpl. Anth.


David A. Huhn (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Portland, Mich.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez, Cpl. Ant.


John M. Holmason (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Suprise, Ariz.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez, Cpl. Anthon.


Robert A. Martinez (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Splendora, Texas)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Cpl. Anthony.


Scott T. Modeen (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Hennepin, Minn.)

Died 12/1/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, Lance Cpl. Ro.


Marcus S. Futrell (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 148th Forward Support Battalion, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Forsyth, Ga. (Hometown: Macon, Ga.)

Died 12/2/2005. Died of injuries sustained earlier that day when his truck accidentally rolled over at Tallil Air Base, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Philip L. Travis and Sgt. Philip A. Dodson, Jr..


Philip A. Dodson, Jr. (42), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 148th Forward Support Battalion, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Forsyth, Ga. (Hometown: Forsyth, Ga.)

Died 12/2/2005. Died of injuries sustained earlier that day when his truck accidentally rolled over at Tallil Air Base, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Philip L. Travis and Spc. Marcus S. Futrell..


Philip L. Travis (41), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 148th Forward Support Battalion, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Forsyth, Ga. (Hometown: Snellville, Ga.)

Died 12/2/2005. Died of injuries sustained earlier that day when his truck accidentally rolled over at Tallil Air Base, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Philip A. Dodson, Jr. and Spc. Marcus S. Futrell..


Jimmy L. Shelton (21), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Lehigh Acres, Fla.)

Died 12/3/2005. Killed when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using mortars in Bayji, Iraq.


Daniel M. Cuka (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery, South Dakota Army National Guard, Yankton, S.D. (Hometown: Yankton, S.D.)

Died 12/4/2005. Killed when improvised explosive devices detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt 1st Class Richard L. Schild..


Richard L. Schild (40), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery, South Dakota Army National Guard, Yankton, S.D. (Hometown: Tabor, S.D.)

Died 12/4/2005. Killed when improvised explosive devices detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Daniel M. Cuka..


Brian A. Wright (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 135th Engineer Company, Illinois Army National Guard, Lawrenceville, Ill. (Hometown: Keensburg, Ill.)

Died 12/6/2005. Killed when his Humvee struck a mine during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Thomas C. Siekert (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Lovelock, Nev.)

Died 12/6/2005. Died from non-combat related injuries in Bayji, Iraq.


Michael C. Taylor (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery, 214th Field Artillery Brigade, III Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Hockley, Texas)

Died 12/7/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck while his unit was conducting combat operations in Balad, Iraq.


Joseph P. Bier (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: Centralia, Wash.)

Died 12/7/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq.


Spencer C. Akers (35), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, Saginaw, Mich. (Hometown: Traverse City, Mich.)

Died 12/8/2005. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonioof injuries sustained Nov. 21 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Milton Rivera-Vargas (55), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 296th Infantry Regiment, Puerto Rico Army National Guard, Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico (Hometown: Boqueron, Puerto Rico)

Died 12/8/2005. Died from a non-combat-related cause while on guard duty in Kalsu, Iraq.


Kevin J. Smith (28), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Brandon, Fla.)

Died 12/8/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.


Adrian N. Orosco (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Corcoran, Calif.)

Died 12/9/2005. Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position during combat operations in Baghdad.


Clarence L. Floyd Jr. (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Newark, N.J.)

Died 12/10/2005. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


Kenith Casica (32), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.)

Died 12/10/2005. Killed as a result of enemy small arms fire in Baghdad. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Travis L. Nelson..


Travis L. Nelson (41), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Anniston, Ala.)

Died 12/10/2005. Killed as a result of enemy small arms fire in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Kenith Casica..


Julia V. Atkins (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Bossier City, La.)

Died 12/10/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


James S. Moudy (37), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Newark, Del.)

Died 12/11/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


Keith A. Bennett (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 28th Military Police Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Johnstown, Pa. (Hometown: Holtwood, Pa.)

Died 12/11/2005. Killed by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Ramadi, Iraq.


Lex S. Nelson (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Salt Lake City)

Died 12/12/2005. Died when he fell from a guard tower in Tikrit, Iraq.


Jared W. Kubasak (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Rocky Mount, Va.)

Died 12/12/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Curtis A. Mitchell (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: McConnelsville, Ohio.)

Died 12/12/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during combat operations in Baghdad.


Brian C. Karim (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Talcott, W. Va.)

Died 12/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while conducting combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Michael S. Zyla, Spc. James C. Kesinger and Spc. Peter J. Navarro..


James C. Kesinger (32), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Pharr, Texas)

Died 12/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while conducting combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Michael S. Zyla, Sgt. Brian C. Karim and Spc. Peter J. Navarro..


Peter J. Navarro (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Wildwood, Mo.)

Died 12/13/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while conducting combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Staff Sgt. Michael S. Zyla, Sgt. Brian C. Karim and Spc. James C. Kesinger..


Michael B. Presley (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Batesville, Miss.)

Died 12/14/2005. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany of wounds sustained Dec. 12 from a suicide, vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.


Joseph A. Lucas (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Augusta, Ga.)

Died 12/15/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Balad, Iraq.


John D. Morton (31), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 74th Infantry Detachment (Long Range Surveillance), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Stanton, Ky.)

Died 12/15/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol came under attack by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan.


Timothy R. Boyce (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Maintenance Troop, Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: North Salt Lake, Utah)

Died 12/15/2005. Died of a non-combat-related illness at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany..


Michael S. Zyla (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Elgin, Ore.)

Died 12/16/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee while conducting combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed were Sgt. Brian C. Karim, Spc. James C. Kesinger and Spc. Peter J. Navarro..


Adam R. Fales (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment-21, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, N.C. (Hometown: Cullman , Ala.)

Died 12/16/2005. Killed by a non-hostile gunshot wound in Fallujah, Iraq.


Kenneth B. Pospisil (35), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Andover, Minn.)

Died 12/16/2005. Killed by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the vicinity of Ramadi, Iraq.


Samuel Tapia (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif., attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) (Hometown: San Benito, Texas)

Died 12/18/2005. Killed by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.


Johnnie V. Mason (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 717th Ordnance Company, 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Detachment), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Rio Vista, Texas)

Died 12/19/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Mahmudiyah, Iraq.


Michael J. Cleary (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Dallas, Pa.)

Died 12/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Spc. Richard Junior D. Naputi..


Richard Junior D. Naputi (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Talofofo, Guam)

Died 12/20/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Also killed was Army 1st Lt. Michael J. Cleary..


Benjamin T. Britt (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Wheeler, Texas)

Died 12/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their position during a dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Spc. William Lopez-Feliciano..


William Lopez-Feliciano (33), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Quebradillas, Puerto Rico)

Died 12/22/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their position during a dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was 1st Lt. Benjamin T. Britt..


Cheyenne C. Willey (36), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 351st Civil Affairs Command, Army Reserve, Mountain View, Calif. (Hometown: Fremont, Calif.)

Died 12/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed was Sgt. Regina C. Reali..


Regina C. Reali (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 351st Civil Affairs Command, Army Reserve, Mountain View, Calif. (Hometown: Freso, Calif.)

Died 12/23/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed was Spc. Cheyenne C. Willey..


Myla L. Maravillosa (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Army Reserve, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. (Hometown: Wahiawa, Hawaii)

Died 12/24/2005. Died in Kirkuk, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day when her Humvee was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Hawijah, Iraq.


Joseph J. Andres, Jr. (34), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the U.S.Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Seven Hills, Ohio)

Died 12/24/2005. Died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day when he was attacked by enemy forces during combat operations in Baqubah, Iraq.


Sergio Gudino (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Pomona, Calif.)

Died 12/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 tank during combat operations in Baghdad.


Anthony O. Cardinal (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Muskegon, Mich.)

Died 12/25/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


Dane O. Carver (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, Saginaw, Mich. (Hometown: Freeport, Mich.)

Died 12/26/2005. Killed when his Humvee came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire in Khalidiyah, Iraq.


Isaias E. Santos (28), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Ancon, Panama)

Died 12/26/2005. Killed when his Apache helicopter collided with another military aircraft in mid-air and then crashed in Baghdad. Also killed was Chief Warrant Officer Richard M. Salter. The incident is under investigation..


Richard M. Salter (44), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment, Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Cypress, Texas)

Died 12/26/2005. Killed when his Apache helicopter collided with another military aircraft in mid-air and then crashed in Baghdad. Also killed was Chief Warrant Officer Isaias E. Santos. The incident is under investigation..


Dominic R. Coles (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. (Hometown: Jesup, Ga.)

Died 12/26/2005. Killed when his Humvee came under attack during combat operations by enemy forces using small arms fire, rocket-propelled grenades and mortars in Baghdad.


Joshua M. Morberg (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Sparks , Nev.)

Died 12/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Spc. Lance S. Sage..


Lance S. Sage (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Hempstead , N.Y.)

Died 12/27/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad. Also killed was Pvt. Joshua M. Morberg..


Aaron M. Forbes (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Oak Island, N.C.)

Died 12/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


Jason D. Hasenauer (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Hilton, N.Y.)

Died 12/28/2005. Killed when his Humvee accidentally rolled over during patrol operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan.


Tobias C. Meister (30), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, Army Reserve, San Antonio (Hometown: Jenks, Okla.)

Died 12/28/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat patrol operations south of Asadabad, Afghanistan.


Prince K. Teewia (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Durham, N.C.)

Died 12/29/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad.


George A. Lutz, II (25), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 9th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group, U.S.Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.)

Died 12/29/2005. Killed when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire in Fallujah, Iraq.


Jonathan R. Pfender (22), Pvt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Evansville, Ind.)

Died 12/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Bayji, Iraq.


Shawn C. Dostie (32), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Granite City, Ill.)

Died 12/30/2005. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.


Ayman A. Taha (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Vienna, Va.)

Died 12/30/2005. Died when he was preparing a munitions cache for demolition and the cache exploded in Balad, Iraq.


Marcelino R. Corniel (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, Fullerton, Calif. (Hometown: La Puente, Calif.)

Died 12/31/2005. Killed when an enemy mortar attack occurred in the vicinity of his observation post in Baghdad.
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