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OIF-OEF Casualties (2003)

The following list identifies American military deaths in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom during 2003. Names are listed chronologically by date of death; identifying their age, rank, service component, unit of assignment, hometown, and circumstances of death.


Daniel Leon Kisling Jr. (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Neosho, Mo.)

Died 1/30/2003. Killed in a MH-60 Black Hawk crash during training in Afghanistan.


Gregory M. Frampton (37), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fresno, Calif.)

Died 1/30/2003. Killed in a MH-60 Black Hawk crash during training in Afghanistan.


Mark S. O’Steen (43), Chief Warrant Officer 3, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Ozark, Ala.)

Died 1/30/2003. Killed in a MH-60 Black Hawk crash during training in Afghanistan.


Thomas J. Gibbons (31), Chief Warrant Officer 2, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Prince Frederick, Md.)

Died 1/30/2003. Killed in a MH-60 Black Hawk crash during training in Afghanistan.


Michael C. Barry (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 205th Medical Battalion, Missouri National Guard, Kansas City, Mo. (Hometown: Overland Park, Kan.)

Died 2/1/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Qatar.


Brian M. Clemens (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 293rd Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard, Fort Wayne, Ind. (Hometown: Kokomo, Ind.)

Died 2/6/2003. Killed when his Humvee overturned in Kuwait.


Rodrigo Gonzalez-Garza (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Co, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Texas)

Died 2/23/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Kuwait.


Timothy W. Moehling (35), Chief Warrant Officer 2, Army; Assigned to A Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, Giebelstadt, Germany (Hometown: Florida)

Died 2/23/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Kuwait.


John D. Smith (32), Chief Warrant Officer 2, Army; Assigned to B Co, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, Aviano Air Base, Italy (Hometown: Nevada)

Died 2/23/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Kuwait.


William J. Tracy (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation, Aviano Air Base, Italy (Hometown: New Hampshire)

Died 2/25/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Kuwait.


Spence A. McNeil (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Bennettsville, S.C.)

Died 3/8/2003. Died as a result of injuries sustained from vehicle accident in Saudi Arabia.


James R. Dillon Jr. (19), Pfc., Marine Corps; Assigned to B Company, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Grove City Pa.)

Died 3/13/2003. Killed as a result of a self-inflicted gunshot in Kuwait.


Jason Profitt (23), Petty Officer 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to the destroyer Deyo, homeported in Norfolk, Va. (Hometown: Charlestown, Md.)

Died 3/17/2003. Killed in a non-combat-related incident in the Red Sea.


Jay Thomas Aubin (36), Maj., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz. (Hometown: Waterville, Maine)

Died 3/20/2003. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait.


Kendall Damon Waters-Bey (29), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron – 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 3/20/2003. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait.


Brian Matthew Kennedy (25), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Houston)

Died 3/20/2003. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait.


Ryan Anthony Beaupre (30), Capt., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Bloomington, Ill.)

Died 3/20/2003. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait.


Therrel S. Childers (30), 2nd Lt., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Harrison County, Miss.)

Died 3/21/2003. Killed in action in Sothern Iraq.


Jose Gutierrez (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 3/21/2003. Killed in action in Southern Iraq.


Christopher Scott Seifert (27), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Easton, Pa.)

Died 3/22/2003. Killed in a grenade attack near the Iraq-Kuwait border.


Brandon S. Tobler (19), Spc., Army Reserve; Assigned to the 671st Engineer Brigade, Portland (Hometown: Portland, Ore.)

Died 3/22/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Eric J. Orlowski (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 3/22/2003. Killed in a machine-gun accident in Iraq.


Nicolas M. Hodson (22), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Smithville, Mo.)

Died 3/22/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Thomas Mullen Adams (27), Lt., Navy; Assigned as an exchange officer with the British Royal Navy’s 849 Squadron (Hometown: La Mesa, Calif.)

Died 3/22/2003. Killed in a Royal Navy;Sea King helicopter crash over the Persian Gulf.


Jason Plite (21), Senior Airman, Air Force; Assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Lansing, Mich.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


Michael Maltz (42), Master Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


Jason Hicks (25), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Jefferson, S.C.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


John Stein (39), Lt. Col., Air Force; Assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Bardolph, Ill.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


John Teal (29), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Dallas, Texas)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


Tamara Archuleta (23), 1st Lt., Air Force; Assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Los Lunas, N.M.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash in Afghanistan.


Edward J. Anguiano (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Combat Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Brownsville, Texas)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in a convoy ambush in Iraq. His remains were recovered April 24. His status was changed from missing on April 28..


George Edward Buggs (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Barnwell, S.C.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed after his convoy was ambushed in Iraq.


Brandon Ulysses Sloan (19), Pvt.;2, Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Bedford Heights, Ohio)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Howard Johnson II (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Mobile, Ala.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


James M. Kiehl (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Comfort, Texas)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Johnny Villareal Mata (35), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Pecos, Texas)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Lori Ann Piestewa (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Tuba City, Ariz.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Robert J. Dowdy (38), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Cleveland)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Ruben Estrella-Soto (18), Pvt.;2, Army; Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: El Paso, Texas)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Donald Ralph Walters (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Salem, Ore.)

Died 3/23/2003. Captured by Iraqi fighters in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq, and later executed. At the time, the Defense Department said Walters was killed in the ambush. Officials revised that statement on May 27, 2004..


Jamaal R. Addison (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas (Hometown: Roswell, Ga.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Brendon C. Reiss (23), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Natrona, Wyo.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Brian Rory Buesing (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Cedar Key, Fla.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


David K. Fribley (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Warsaw, Ind.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Donald J. Cline Jr. (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Washoe, Nev.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah. He was listed as missing until April 13, when the Defense Department announced his remains had been identified..


Jonathan L. Gifford (30), Pvt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Decatur, Ill.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah. He was listed as missing until April 14, when the Defense Department announced his remains had been identified..


Jorge A. Gonzalez (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Jose A. Garibay (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Kemaphoom A. Chanawongse (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Waterford, Conn.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed near Nasiriyah. He was listed as missing until April 14, when the Defense Department announced his remains had been identified..


Michael J. Williams (31), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Yuma, Ariz.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Nolen R. Hutchings (19), Pvt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Boiling Springs, S.C.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah. He was listed as missing until April 13, when the Defense Department announced his remains had been identified..


Patrick R. Nixon (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Tamario D. Burkett (21), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Erie, N.Y.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah. He was listed as missing until April 13, when the Defense Department announced his remains had been identified..


Michael E. Bitz (31), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibious Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Ventura, Calif.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Randal Kent Rosacker (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Phillip A. Jordan (42), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Enfield, Conn.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Thomas J. Slocum (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Thornton, Colo.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Frederick E. Pokorney Jr. (31), 2nd Lt., Marine; Assigned to the Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Tonopah, Nev.)

Died 3/23/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Gregory P. Sanders (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Hobart, Ind.)

Died 3/24/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Gregory Stone (40), Maj., Idaho Air National Guard; Assigned to 124th Air Support Operations Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, Boise (Hometown: Boise, Idaho)

Died 3/24/2003. Died of injuries suffered in a grenade attack March 22 near the Iraq-Kuwait border.


Thomas A. Blair (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group-28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, N.C. (Hometown: Wagoner, Okla.)

Died 3/24/2003. Killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Bradley S. Korthaus (28), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Engineering Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Peoria, Ill. (Hometown: Davenport, Iowa)

Died 3/24/2003. Drowned in the Saddam Canal in southern Iraq.


Evan T. James (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Engineering Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Peoria, Ill. (Hometown: La Harpe, Ill.)

Died 3/24/2003. Drowned in the Saddam Canal in southern Iraq.


Donald C. May Jr. (31), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Richmond, Va.)

Died 3/25/2003. Killed in action while conducting convoy operations near the Euphrates River, Iraq.


Francisco A. Martinez Flores (21), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 3/25/2003. Killed in action while conducting convoy operations near the Euphrates River, Iraq.


Patrick T. O’Day (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Sonoma, Calif.)

Died 3/25/2003. Killed in action while conducting convoy operations near the Euphrates River, Iraq.


Michael Vann Johnson Jr. (25), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Medical Center San Diego, 3rd Marine Division Detachment, Fleet Marine Force, San Diego (Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.)

Died 3/25/2003. Killed while tending to wounded colleagues in Iraq.


Kevin Nave (36), Maj., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Union Lake, Mich.)

Died 3/26/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Joseph Menusa (33), Gunnery Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: San Jose, Calif.)

Died 3/27/2003. Killed in an ambush in Iraq.


Jesus A. Suarez del Solar (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Escondido, Calif.)

Died 3/27/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Robert M. Rodriguez (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Queens, N.Y.)

Died 3/27/2003. Killed in action near the Euphrates River northwest of Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Roderic A. Solomon (32), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.)

Died 3/28/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Fernando Padilla-Ramirez (26), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Wing Support Group-37, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz. (Hometown: Yuma, Ariz.)

Died 3/28/2003. Went missing while conducting convoy operations near Nasiriyah, Iraq. His remains were identified April 10..


Jacob Frazier (24), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 169th Support Operations Squadron, 182nd Airlift Wing, Air National Guard, Peoria, Ill. (Hometown: St. Charles, Ill.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed n Afghanistan.


Diego Fernando Rincon (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Conyers, Ga.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in a suicide car-bombing near Najaf, Iraq.


Eugene Williams (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Highland, N.Y.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in a suicide car-bombing near Najaf, Iraq.


Michael Edward Curtin (23), Cpl., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: South Plains, N.J.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in a suicide car-bombing near Najaf, Iraq.


Michael Russell Creighton Weldon (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Conyers, Ga.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in a suicide car-bombing near Najaf, Iraq.


Orlando Morales (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Manati, Puerto Rico)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


William W. White (24), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


James W. Cawley (41), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, in Salt Lake City, Utah (Hometown: Roy, Utah)

Died 3/29/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Michael V. Lalush (23), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-169, Marine Ai Craft Group-39, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Troutville, Va.)

Died 3/30/2003. Killed in a helicopter crash in southern Iraq.


Aaron J. Contreras (31), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-169, Marine Aircraft Group-39, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Sherwood, Ore.)

Died 3/30/2003. Killed in a helicopter crash in southern Iraq.


Brian McGinnis (23), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: St. Georges, Del.)

Died 3/30/2003. Killed in a helicopter crash in southern Iraq.


Brandon J. Rowe (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Roscoe, Ill.)

Died 3/31/2003. Killed in action by enemy artillery in Ayyub, Iraq.


William A. Jeffries (39), Spc., Army; Assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard (Hometown: Evansville, Ill.)

Died 3/31/2003. Evacuated from Kuwait to Rota, Spain, where he died as a result of a sudden illness.


Jacob L. Butler (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Wellsville, Kan.)

Died 4/1/2003. Killed in action by a rocket-propelled grenade in Assamawah, Iraq.


Joseph B. Maglione (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Bridge Company B, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Folsom, Pa. (Hometown: Lansdale, Pa.)

Died 4/1/2003. Killed by a non-combat weapon discharge at Camp Coyote, Kuwait.


Eric A. Smith (41), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


Erik A. Halvorsen (40), CW4, Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Bennington, Vt.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


James F. Adamouski (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Springfield, Va.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


Mathew G. Boule (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Dracut, Mass.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


Michael F. Pedersen (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Flint, Mich.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


Scott Jamar (32), Chief Warrant Officer, Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Granbury, Texas)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.


George A. Fernandez (36), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to the Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: El Paso, Texas)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in action in northern Iraq.


Brian E. Anderson (26), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Durham, N.C.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident west of Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Christian D. Gurtner (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Ohio City, Ohio)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed by an accidental weapons discharge in southern Iraq.


Nathan D. White (30), Lt., Navy; Assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 195, based in Atsugi, Japan, and deployed with Carrier Air Wing 5 aboard the carrier Kitty Hawk. (Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.)

Died 4/2/2003. Killed when his F/A-18C Hornet was lost over Iraq. The incident remains under investigation..


Wilbert Davis (40), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in central Iraq.


Nino D. Livaudais (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Ogden, Utah)

Died 4/3/2003. Died from severe injuries sustained in car-bomb suicide attack in Iraq.


Edward J. Korn (31), Capt., Army; Assigned to 64th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Savannah, Ga.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed as he investigated a wrecked Iraqi T-72 tank destroyed by his unit in central Iraq.


Russell B. Rippetoe (27), Capt., Army; Assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Arvada, Colo)

Died 4/3/2003. Died from severe injuries in Iraq.


Ryan P. Long (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Seaford, Del.)

Died 4/3/2003. Died from severe injuries sustained in car-bomb suicide attack in Iraq.


Donald S. Oaks Jr. (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Erie, Pa.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Randall S. Rehn (36), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Longmont, Colo.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Todd J. Robbins (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Pentwater, Mich.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Erik H. Silva (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Chula Vista, Calif.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Chad E. Bales (20), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Coahoma, Texas)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident east of Ash Shahin, Iraq.


Mark A. Evnin (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Burlington, Vt.)

Died 4/3/2003. Killed in action during a firefight in central Iraq.


Paul R. Smith (33), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed leading a counterattack against the enemy at Baghdad Airport in Iraq.


Tristan N. Aitken (31), Capt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: State College, Pa.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Daniel Francis J. Cunningham (33), Spc., Army; Assigned to 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Lewiston, Maine)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Devon D. Jones (19), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Wilfred D. Bellard (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Lake Charles, La.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Duane R. Rios (25), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Griffith, Ind.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq.


Bernard G. Gooden (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Mt. Vernon, N.Y.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq.


Brian M. McPhillips (25), 1st Lt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Pembroke, Mass.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq.


Travis A. Ford (30), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Ogallala, Neb.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in action when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed during combat operations near Ali Aziziyal, Iraq.


Benjamin W. Sammis (29), Capt., Marine; Assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Rehobeth, Mass.)

Died 4/4/2003. Killed in action when his helicopter crashed near Ali Aziziyal, Iraq.


Stevon A. Booker (34), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Apollo, Pa.)

Died 4/5/2003. Killed in action during a raid into Baghdad, Iraq.


Larry K. Brown (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Jackson, Miss.)

Died 4/5/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Edward Smith (38), 1st Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Chicago)

Died 4/5/2003. Died in Doha, Kuwait from wounds received in action in central Iraq.


Gregory P. Huxley Jr. (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 17th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Forestport, N.Y.,)

Died 4/6/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Kelley S. Prewitt (24), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.)

Died 4/6/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Eric B. Das (30), Capt., Air Force; Assigned to the 333rd Fighter Squadron based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. (Hometown: Amarillo, Texas)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed when the F-15E he was piloting went down during a combat mission in Iraq. The incident remains under investigation..


William R. Watkins III (37), Maj., Air Force; Assigned to the 333rd Fighter Squadron based at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C. (Hometown: Danville, Va.)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action when the F-15E he was in went down during a combat mission in Iraq. The incident remains under investigation..


Lincoln D. Hollinsaid (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Malden, Ill.)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Jeffrey J. Kaylor (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to C Battery, 39th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Clifton, Va.)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


George A. Mitchell (35), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Rawlings, Md.)

Died 4/7/2003. Died of wounds received in an enemy rocket attack south of Baghdad.


Anthony S. Miller (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Jesus Martin Antonio Medellin (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action in central Iraq.


Andrew Julian Aviles (18), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Tampa, Fla. (Hometown: Palm Beach, Fla.)

Died 4/7/2003. Killed in action in central Iraq.


Scott D. Sather (29), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C. (Hometown: Clio, Mich.)

Died 4/8/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


John W. Marshall (50), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 4/8/2003. Killed when he was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade during an ambush in Baghdad.


Jason M. Meyer (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Swartz Creek, Mich.)

Died 4/8/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Henry L. Brown (22), Cpl., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Natchez, Miss.)

Died 4/8/2003. Died of wounds received in action that same day south of Baghdad.


Robert A. Stever (36), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Pendleton, Ore.)

Died 4/8/2003. Killed in action in Iraq.


Juan Guadalupe Garza Jr. (20), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Temperance, Mich.)

Died 4/8/2003. Killed in action in central Iraq.


Terry W. Hemingway (39), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, Ft. Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Willingboro, N.J.)

Died 4/10/2003. Killed when a car exploded next to his Bradley Fighting Vehicle while traveling down a street in Iraq.


Jeffrey E. Bohr Jr. (39), Gunnery Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Ossian, Iowa)

Died 4/10/2003. Killed in northern Baghdad while engaging enemy forces.


Riayan A. Tejeda (26), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: New York, N.Y.)

Died 4/11/2003. Killed during combat operations against enemy forces in northeast Baghdad.


Jesus A. Gonzalez (22), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Indio, Calif.)

Died 4/12/2003. Killed while manning a checkpoint in Baghdad.


David Edward Owens Jr. (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Winchester, Va.)

Died 4/12/2003. Killed after receiving wounds in action in central Iraq.


Gil Mercado (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Paterson, N.J.)

Died 4/13/2003. Killed by a non-combat weapon discharge in Iraq. His death is under investigation..


Richard A. Goward (32), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1460th Transportation Company, Midland, Mich. (Hometown: Midland, Mich.)

Died 4/14/2003. Killed when his truck entered a dust cloud and rear-ended the truck in front of him in Iraq.


Thomas A. Foley III (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Dresden, Tenn.)

Died 4/14/2003. Killed when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee in Iraq.


Joseph P. Mayek (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Smith Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Rock Springs, Wyo.)

Died 4/14/2003. Killed after being struck by a round that was discharged from Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Iraq.


John E. Brown (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Troy, Ala.)

Died 4/14/2003. Killed when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee in Iraq.


Armando Ariel Gonzalez (25), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron 273, Marine Wing Support Group 27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C. (Hometown: Hileah, Fla.)

Died 4/14/2003. Killed in a non-hostile accident when a commercial refueler collapsed at Logistics Supply Area Viper in southern Iraq.


Jason David Mileo (20), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division based in Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Centreville, Md.)

Died 4/14/2003. Shot and killed after being mistaken for an enemy soldier in the vicinity of Baghdad. The incident is under investigation..


John T. Rivero (23), Cpl., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Division based in Eustis, Fla. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 4/17/2003. Died from injuries sustained when his Humvee turned over in Kuwait.


Roy Russell Buckley (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 685th Transportation Company, based in Hobart, Ind. (Hometown: Portage, Ind.)

Died 4/22/2003. Killed when he fell from an M818 truck traveling in a convoy. The incident is under investigation..


Andrew Todd Arnold (30), Chief Warrant Officer, Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade based in Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Spring, Texas)

Died 4/22/2003. Killed in a non-hostile accident when a rocket-propelled grenade launcher being fired for familiarization malfunctioned near Kut, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Robert William Channell Jr. (36), Chief Warrant Officer, Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade based in Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Tuscaloosa, Ala.)

Died 4/22/2003. Killed in a non-hostile accident when a rocket-propelled grenade launcher being fired for familiarization malfunctioned near Kut, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Alan Dinh Lam (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 8th Communication Battalion, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Snow Camp, N.C)

Died 4/22/2003. Killed in a non-hostile accident when a rocket-propelled grenade launcher being fired for familiarization malfunctioned near Kut, Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Troy David Jenkins (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Ridgecrest, Calif.)

Died 4/24/2003. Died from wounds received as a result of an explosion April 19 while on a dismounted patrol with other soldiers in Iraq. He died from his injuries at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany..


Osbaldo Orozco (26), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Delano, Calif.)

Died 4/25/2003. Killed when his vehicle rolled over while traveling through rough terrain. His unit was the quick reaction force and was responding to enemy fire..


Jerod R. Dennis (19), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Oklahoma)

Died 4/25/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


Narson B. Sullivan (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 411th Military Police Company based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: North Brunswick, N.J.)

Died 4/25/2003. Killed by a non-combat weapon discharge in Iraq. The incident is under investigation..


Raymond Losano (24), A1C, Air Force; Assigned to the 14th Air Support Operations Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C. (Hometown: Del Rio Texas)

Died 4/28/2003. Died from wounds received April 25 in Afghanistan.


Joe J. Garza (43), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment based in Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Robstown, Texas)

Died 4/28/2003. Killed when he was struck by a civilian vehicle after falling out of a Humvee that swerved to avoid a civilian vehicle in Baghdad.


Jesse A. Givens (34), Pfc., Army; 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Springfield, Mo.)

Died 5/1/2003. Killed in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his M-1A1 tank fell into the Euphrates River after the bank on which he was parked gave way..


Sean C. Reynolds (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 74th Long-Range Surveillance Detachment 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: East Lansing, Mich.)

Died 5/3/2003. Killed in Iraq when his M-4 rifle accidentally discharged after he fell off a ladder he had been climbing..


Jason L. Deibler (20), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Smith Barracks, Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: Coeburn, Va.)

Died 5/4/2003. Killed in Kuwait by a non-combat weapon discharge..


Marlin T. Rockhold (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Hamilton, Ohio)

Died 5/8/2003. Killed in Iraq by a sniper while directing traffic on a Baghdad bridge..


Brian K. Van Dusen (39), CW3, Army; Assigned to 571st Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 5/9/2003. Killed when his UH-60 air medical helicopter crashed in the Tigris River in Iraq.


Hans N. Gukeisen (31), CW2, Army; Assigned to 571st Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Lead, S.D.)

Died 5/9/2003. Killed when his UH-60 air medical helicopter crashed in the Tigris River in Iraq.


Richard P. Carl (26), Cpl., Army; Assigned to 571st Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: King Hill, Idaho)

Died 5/9/2003. Killed when his UH-60 air medical helicopter crashed in the Tigris River in Iraq.


Cedric E. Bruns (22), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Eugene, Ore. (Hometown: Vancouver, Wash.)

Died 5/9/2003. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Kuwait.


Matthew R. Smith (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Detachment 1, Communications Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Peru, Ind. (Hometown: Anderson, Ind.)

Died 5/10/2003. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Kuwait.


Jakub Henryk Kowalik (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 1st Maintenance Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Schaumburg, Ill.)

Died 5/12/2003. Killed in Iraq when unexploded ordnance he was handling detonated..


Jose Franci Gonzalez Rodriguez (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to 1st Supply Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Norwalk, Calif.)

Died 5/12/2003. Killed in Iraq when unexploded ordnance he was handling detonated..


Patrick Lee Griffin Jr. (31), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to 728th Air Control Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. (Hometown: Elgin, S.C.)

Died 5/13/2003. Killed in action near Diwaniyah, Iraq, when his convoy was ambushed en route to Baghdad.


Nicholas Brian Kleiboeker (19), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C. (Hometown: Irvington, Ill.)

Died 5/13/2003. Killed near Hillah, Iraq, when the munitions bunker he was working in caught fire and exploded..


David T. Nutt (32), Spc., Army; Assigned to 494th Transportation Company, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Blackshear, Ga.)

Died 5/14/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Mosul, Iraq.


William L. Payne (46), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Otsego, Mich.)

Died 5/16/2003. Killed in an accidental ordnance explosion in Haswah, Iraq.


John E. Taylor (31), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Wichita Falls Texas)

Died 5/17/2003. Died after suffering a heart attack after physical training in Afghanistan.


Rasheed Sahib (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 20th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 5/18/2003. Killed by an accidental weapons discharge in Balad, Iraq.


Douglas Jose Marenco Reyes (28), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Light Armored Vehicle-Air Defense Battery, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Chino, Calif.)

Died 5/18/2003. Killed when the transport truck in which he was riding rolled over near Samawah, Iraq.


Dominic R. Baragona (42), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to 19th Maintenance Battalion, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Niles, Ohio)

Died 5/19/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq.


Kirk Allen Straseskie (23), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Beaver Dam, Wis.)

Died 5/19/2003. Drowned while attempting to rescue crewmembers of a Marine CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter that went down in the Shatt al Hillah Canal in Iraq.


Aaron Dean White (27), Staff Sgt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Shawnee, Okla.)

Died 5/19/2003. Killed in a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crash in the Shatt al Hillah Canal in Iraq.


Andrew David La Mont (31), Capt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Eureka, Calif.)

Died 5/19/2003. Killed in a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crash in the Shatt al Hillah Canal in Iraq.


Jason William Moore (21), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: San Marcos, Calif.)

Died 5/19/2003. Killed in a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crash in the Shatt al Hillah Canal in Iraq.


Timothy Louis Ryan (30), 1st Lt., Marine; Assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Aurora, Ill.)

Died 5/19/2003. Killed in a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crash in the Shatt al Hillah Canal in Iraq.


Nathaniel A. Caldwell (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to 404th Air Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Omaha, Neb.)

Died 5/21/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Baghdad Caldwell was responding to a civilian call when his vehicle rolled over..


David Evans Jr. (18), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to the 977th Military Police Company, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 5/25/2003. Killed in an Iraqi ammunition plant explosion in Diwaniyah, Iraq.


Jeremiah D. Smith (25), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Odessa, Mo.)

Died 5/26/2003. Killed when his vehicle hit unexploded ordnance in Baghdad.


Keman L. Mitchell (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company C, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Hilliard, Fla.)

Died 5/26/2003. Drowned in Karkuk, Iraq.


Brett J. Petriken (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany (Hometown: Flint, Mich.)

Died 5/26/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Samawah, Iraq.


Kenneth A. Nalley (19), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to the 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany (Hometown: Hamburg, Iowa)

Died 5/26/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Samawah, Iraq.


Mathew E. Schram (36), Maj., Army; Assigned to the Headquarters & Headquarters Troop Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Brookfield, Wis.)

Died 5/26/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Hadithah, Iraq.


Thomas F. Broomhead (34), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Cannon City, Colo.)

Died 5/27/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Fallujah, Iraq.


Michael B. Quinn (37), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Tampa, Fla.)

Died 5/27/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Fallujah, Iraq.


Jose Amancio Perez III (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: San Diego, Texas)

Died 5/28/2003. Killed when the convoy he was traveling in was ambushed in Taji, Iraq.


Kenneth R. Bradley (39), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Utica, Miss.)

Died 5/28/2003. Died in Baqubah, Iraq. His death was non-combat related..


Kyle A. Griffin (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Emerson, N.J.)

Died 5/30/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident near Mosul, Iraq.


Michael T. Gleason (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Warren, Pa.)

Died 5/30/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident near Mosul, Iraq.


Zachariah W. Long (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Milton, Pa.)

Died 5/30/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident near Mosul, Iraq.


Jonathan W. Lambert (28), Sgt., Marine; Assigned to the Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: New Site, Miss.)

Died 6/1/2003. Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as a result of injuries he suffered May 26 when his Humvee rolled over in Iraq.


Atanacio Haro Marin (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Battery C, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Baldwin Park, Calif.)

Died 6/3/2003. Killed by enemy south of Balad, Iraq.


Branden F. Oberleitner (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Worthington, Ohio)

Died 6/5/2003. Killed by a rifle-fired grenade in Fallujah, Iraq, as he returned from a dismounted patrol..


Travis L. Burkhardt (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 170th Military Police Company, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Edina, Mo.)

Died 6/6/2003. Killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Burkhardt was part of an escort mission when the vehicle he was in hit a curb along the road and rolled over..


Doyle W. Bollinger Jr. (21), Petty Officer 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Miss. (Hometown: Poteau, Okla.)

Died 6/6/2003. Killed in Iraq when a piece of unexploded ordnance accidentally detonated in the area he was working..


David Sisung (21), Petty Officer 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to the aircraft carrier Nimitz, home-ported in San Diego (Hometown: Phoenix)

Died 6/6/2003. Died of a non-combat related injury while in the Persian Gulf..


Jesse M. Halling (19), Pvt., Army; Assigned to 401st Military Police Company, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Indianapolis, Ind.)

Died 6/7/2003. Killed in Tikrit, Iraq. Halling was at a military police station when his unit received rifle-propelled grenade and small arms fire..


Michael E. Dooley (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Pulaski, Va.)

Died 6/8/2003. Killed in Asad, Iraq. Dooley was manning a traffic control point when a vehicle came up to the checkpoint and two individuals got out requesting a medic for their sick friend. Immediately following the request for help, they opened fire on Dooley which re.


Gavin L. Neighbor (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Somerset, Ohio)

Died 6/10/2003. Killed by a rocket-propelled grenade in Baghdad, Iraq. Neighbor was off work from guard duty, resting in a bus, when a rocket-propelled grenade round was fired from a nearby house. He died as a result of his wounds..


John K. Klinesmith Jr. (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Stockbridge, Ga.)

Died 6/12/2003. Died in Fallujah, Iraq. Klinesmith was last seen wading in the lake on the palace compound in Fallujah on June 12. A search was launched and Klinesmith’s body was discovered at the lake..


Andrew R. Pokorny (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Air Defense Artillery, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Naperville, Ill.)

Died 6/13/2003. Died in a vehicle accident in Asad, Iraq. On the way back from patrol, Pokorny’s M113 armored personnel carrier threw a track and went over a 4-foot drop-off on the side of the road, causing the vehicle to roll over..


Ryan R. Cox (19), Pfc., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Derby, Kan.)

Died 6/15/2003. Died as a result of wounds received from a non-combat weapon discharge near Najaf, Iraq.


Shawn D. Pahnke (25), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany (Hometown: Shelbyville, Ind.)

Died 6/16/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Baghdad. Pahnke was on patrol when he received a fatal gunshot wound..


Joseph D. Suell (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Lufkin, Texas)

Died 6/16/2003. Killed in Todjie, Iraq. He died from a non-combat related cause..


Michael L. Tosto (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Smith Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Apex, N.C.)

Died 6/17/2003. Died at Camp Wolf, Kuwait. He died from a non-combat related cause..


Robert L. Frantz (19), Pvt. 2, Army; Assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Ray Barracks, Germany (Hometown: San Antonio, Texas)

Died 6/17/2003. Killed in Baghdad, Iraq. He was on guard duty when a local resident threw a grenade over the wall. Frantz died of his injuries..


Michael R. Deuel (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Nemo, S.D.)

Died 6/18/2003. Killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Deuel received fatal gun shot wounds while on guard duty at a propane distribution center..


William T. Latham (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Troop E, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Kingman, Ariz.)

Died 6/18/2003. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Latham was participating in a raid at a suspected arms market in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on May 19 when he was hit by shrapnel. Latham was evacuated back to the United States where He died of his wounds.


Paul T. Nakamura (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 437th Medical Company, based in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Hometown: Santa Fe Springs, Calif.)

Died 6/19/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Orenthial J. Smith (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company A, 123rd Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany (Hometown: Allendale, S.C.)

Died 6/22/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Baghdad, Iraq. Smith was in a convoy that was ambushed..


Cedric L. Lennon (32), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: West Blocton, Ala.)

Died 6/24/2003. Died in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat-related cause..


Andrew F. Chris (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 6/25/2003. Killed in Iraq. Chris was fatally wounded in combat operations in hostile enemy territory..


Gregory E. MacDonald (29), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Bravo Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Frederick, Md. (Hometown: Washington, D.C.)

Died 6/25/2003. Died when the light armored vehicle he was traveling in rolled over in Iraq.


Thomas E. Retzer (30), Interior Communications Electrician 1, Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 2, Little Creek Naval Amphibious Base, Va. (Hometown: San Diego, Calif.)

Died 6/25/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


Corey A. Hubbell (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Rucker, Ala. (Hometown: Urbana, Ill.)

Died 6/26/2003. Died in Camden Yards, Kuwait, from a non-combat related cause..


Joshua McIntosh (22), Seaman, Navy; Assigned to the Third Battalion, Seventh Marine Regiment, 29 Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Kingman, Ariz.)

Died 6/26/2003. Died in Karbala, Iraq, from a non-hostile gunshot wound..


Richard P. Orengo (32), Spc., Puerto Rico Army National Guard; Assigned to the 755th Military Police Company, Arecibo, Puerto Rico (Hometown: Toa Alta, Puerto Rico)

Died 6/26/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Najif, Iraq.


Tomas Sotelo Jr. (20), Cpl., Army; Assigned to Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 6/27/2003. Killed by enemy fire in Baghdad, Iraq. Sotelo was traveling in a convoy when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle..


Gladimir Philippe (37), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Linden, N.J.)

Died 6/28/2003. Killed in action in Iraq sometime between June 25 and June 28.


Kevin C. Ott (27), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Columbus, Ohio)

Died 6/28/2003. Killed in action in Iraq sometime between June 25 and June 28.


Kelvin E.F. Gutierrez (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Anasco, Puerto Rico)

Died 6/28/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Afghanistan.


Timothy M. Conneway (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Enterprise, Ala.)

Died 6/28/2003. Died as a result of enemy fire in Baghdad. Conneway was traveling in a government vehicle in Baghdad June 26 when an explosive device detonated and struck the vehicle. He died two days later..


Christopher D. Coffin (51), 1st Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 352nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Riverdale, Md. (Hometown: Bethlehem, Pa.)

Died 7/1/2003. Died in a traffic accident on Highway 8 in Iraq. Coffin’s vehicle ran into a ditch while trying to avoid a civilian vehicle..


Corey L. Small (20), Pfc., Army; Attached to the 502nd Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: East Berlin, Pa.)

Died 7/2/2003. Died from a non-combat related cause in Iraq.


Travis J. Bradach-Nall (21), Cpl., Marine; Assigned to Combat Service Support Group 11, Camp Pendleton, Calif. (Hometown: Multnomah County, Ore.)

Died 7/2/2003. Died near Karbala, Iraq. Bradachnall was killed in an explosion during a mine clearing operation..


Edward J. Herrgott (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany (Hometown: Shakopee, Minn.)

Died 7/3/2003. Died from a gunshot wound while on patrol in Baghdad.


David B. Parson (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany (Hometown: Kannapolis, N.C.)

Died 7/6/2003. Shot and killed while conducting a raid on a house in Baghdad.


Jeffrey M. Wershow (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Orlando, Fla. (Hometown: Gainesville, Fla.)

Died 7/6/2003. Shot and killed in Baghdad while conducting military operations..


Chad L. Keith (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Batesville, Ind.)

Died 7/7/2003. Was killed in Baghdad.


Barry Sanford Sr. (46), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Support Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Aurora, Colo.)

Died 7/7/2003. Died of non-combat-related causes in Balad, Iraq.


Craig A. Boling (38), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Tell City, Ind. (Hometown: Elkhart, Ind.)

Died 7/8/2003. Died of non-combat-related causes at Camp Wolf, Kuwait.


Robert L. McKinley (23), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Kokomo, Ind.)

Died 7/8/2003. Died of non-combat-related causes in Homberg, Germany..


Melissa Valles (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company B, 64th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Col. (Hometown: Eagle Pass, Texas)

Died 7/9/2003. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Balad, Iraq.


Roger D. Rowe (54), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1174th Troop Command, in Columbia, Tenn. (Hometown: Bon Aqua, Tenn.)

Died 7/9/2003. Killed in an enemy sniper attack in Iraq.


Christopher P. Geiger (38), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 213th Area Support Group, Allentown, Pa. (Hometown: Allentown Pa.)

Died 7/9/2003. Killed in a non-combat incident in Afghanistan.


Dan H. Gabrielson (39), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 652nd Engineer Company, Army Reserve, Ellsworth, Wis. (Hometown: Spooner, Wis.)

Died 7/9/2003. Killed by hostile fire in Ba Qubah, Iraq, while traveling in a convoy..


Jason Andrew Tetrault (20), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Moreno Valley, Calif.)

Died 7/9/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Kuwait.


Christian C. Schulz (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Troop, 67th Armor Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Colleyville, Texas)

Died 7/11/2003. Died as a result of non-combat injuries in Baqubah, Iraq.


Joshua M. Neusche (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 203rd Engineer Battalion, in Joplin, Mo. (Hometown: Montreal, Mo.)

Died 7/12/2003. Died from a non-combat related cause in Homburg Hospital, Germany.


Jaror C. Puello-Coronado (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 310th Military Police Battalion, in Uniondale, N.Y. (Hometown: Pocono Summit, Pa.)

Died 7/13/2003. Killed in a traffic accident at Camp Edson, Iraq. Puello-Coronado was manning a traffic point when the operator of a dump truck lost control of the vehicle and struck him..


Paul J. Cassidy (36), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion in Wis. (Hometown: Laingsburg, Mich.)

Died 7/13/2003. Died as a result of non-combat injuries at Camp Babylon, Iraq.


Michael T. Crockett (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Soperton, Ga.)

Died 7/14/2003. Killed in Baghdad when his patrol came under attack by rocket-propelled grenade..


Cory Ryan Geurin (18), Lance Cpl., Marine; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (Hometown: Santee, Calif.)

Died 7/15/2003. Died in an accident in Babylon, Iraq. Geurin was standing post on a palace roof when he fell approximately 60 feet..


Ramon Reyes Torres (29), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 432nd Transportation Company, Cieba, Puerto Rico (Hometown: Caguas, Puerto Rico)

Died 7/16/2003. Killed in Baghdad as he sought cover from a passing truck that contained a command-detonated device..


Mason Douglas Whetstone (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3d Battalion, 58th Aviation (Forward), Hanau, Germany (Hometown: Ogden, Utah)

Died 7/17/2003. Killed as a result of non-combat injuries in Baghdad.


David J. Moreno (26), Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class, Navy; Assigned to the Naval Medical Center San Diego, 4th Marine Division Detachment (Hometown: Gering, Neb.)

Died 7/17/2003. Killed by a non-hostile gunshot wound in Hamishiyah, Iraq.


Joel L. Bertoldie (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 4-64 Armor Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Independence, Mo.)

Died 7/18/2003. Died when an explosive device detonated beneath the vehicle he was driving, throwing him from it in Fallujah, Iraq.


Jonathan D. Rozier (25), Lt., Army; Assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, deployed from Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Katy, Texas)

Died 7/19/2003. Killed while providing security at a bank when his unit came under attack in Baghdad.


David A. Scott (51), Master Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 445th Communications Flight, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio (Hometown: Union, Ohio)

Died 7/20/2003. Died of a non-hostile cause in Doha, Qatar..


Jason D. Jordan (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-187 Infantry Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Elba, Ala.)

Died 7/20/2003. Died when the vehicle he occupied was ambushed and hit by rocket-propelled grenades during a patrol in Tallifar, Iraq.


Justin W. Garvey (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-187 Infantry Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Townsend, Mass.)

Died 7/20/2003. Killed during a patrol when the vehicle he occupied was ambushed and struck by a rocket-propelled grenade at Tallifar, Iraq.


Christopher R. Willoughby (29), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gillem, Ga. (Hometown: Phenix City, Ala.)

Died 7/20/2003. Died while riding in a vehicle that rolled over in Baghdad.


Mark A. Bibby (25), Cpl., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 422 Civil Affairs Battalion, Greensboro, N.C. (Hometown: Watha, N.C.)

Died 7/21/2003. Died when a vehicle in the convoy he was riding with hit an improvised explosive device while traveling to a water treatment facility in Baghdad.


Jon P. Fettig (30), Spc., North Dakota Army National Guard; Assigned to the 957th Engineer Company (V Corps), Bismarck, N.D. (Hometown: Dickinson,N.D.)

Died 7/22/2003. Died when the Heavy Expanded-Mobility Tactical Truck he was in was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade outside of Ramadi, Iraq.


Brett T. Christian (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: North Royalton, Ohio)

Died 7/23/2003. Died while riding in a convoy that came under attack by rocket-propelled grenades in Mosul, Iraq.


Joshua T. Byers (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Troop, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment, in Fort Carson, Co. (Hometown: Sparks, Nev.)

Died 7/23/2003. Killed when his convoy hit an explosive device..


Hector R. Perez (40), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Corpus Christi, Texas)

Died 7/24/2003. Killed when his convoy came under enemy fire north of Hawd, Iraq.


Juan M. Serrano (31), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany (Hometown: Manati, Puerto Rico)

Died 7/24/2003. Killed in Baghdad while changing a tire on an M998 vehicle. It fell on him, inflicting a fatal head injury..


Raheen Tyson Heighter (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2/320th Field Artillery, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Bay Shore, N.Y.)

Died 7/24/2003. Killed when his convoy came under enemy fire north of Hawd, Iraq.


Evan Asa Ashcraft (24), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: West Hills, Calif.)

Died 7/24/2003. Killed when his convoy came under enemy fire north of Hawd, Iraq.


Daniel K. Methvin (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Belton, Texas)

Died 7/26/2003. Killed as a result of a grenade being thrown from a window of an Iraqi civilian hospital he was helping guard in Baqubah, Iraq.


Jonathan P. Barnes (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Anderson, Mo.)

Died 7/26/2003. Killed as a result of a grenade being thrown from a window of an Iraqi civilian hospital he was helping guard in Baqubah, Iraq.


Wilfredo Perez Jr. (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Norwalk, Conn.)

Died 7/26/2003. Killed as a result of a grenade being thrown from a window of an Iraqi civilian hospital he was helping guard in Baqubah, Iraq.


Jonathan M. Cheatham (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 489th Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, North Little Rock, Ark. (Hometown: Camden, Ark.)

Died 7/26/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy that came under a rocket-propelled grenade attack in Baghdad.


Heath A. McMillin (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Buffalo, N.Y. (Hometown: Canandaigua, N.Y.)

Died 7/27/2003. Killed while on patrol when he came under attack from rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms fire south of Baghdad.


Nathaniel Hart Jr. (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 416th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.)

Died 7/28/2003. Died of injuries he received when his vehicle went off the road and rolled over in Tillil, Iraq.


William J. Maher III (35), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Ray Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Yardley, Pa.)

Died 7/28/2003. Killed when he was injured by an improvised explosive device while riding in a convoy in Baghdad, Iraq.


Leif E. Nott (24), 1st Lt., Army; Attached to A Troop, 1st Battalion, 10th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Cheyenne, Wyo.)

Died 7/30/2003. Died of wounds received from hostile fire in Belaruz, Iraq.


Michael J. Deutsch (21), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to 1st Squadron, 1st Armored Cavalry Regiment, Armstrong Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa)

Died 7/31/2003. Killed while riding in a vehicle that was struck by an explosive device in Baghdad.


James I. Lambert III (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 407th Combat Support Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.)

Died 7/31/2003. Killed by a stray bullet fired during what was believed to be a celebratory event by local nationals in Baghdad.


Justin W. Hebert (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 319th Field Artillery, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Arlington, Wash.)

Died 8/1/2003. Killed when his vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Farao K. Letufuga (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Pago Pago, American Samoa)

Died 8/5/2003. Died after falling from the top of a building while he was performing guard duty in Mosul, Iraq.


David L. Loyd (44), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1175th Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Brownsville, Tenn. (Hometown: Jackson, Tenn.)

Died 8/5/2003. Died in a Kuwaiti hospital after experiencing chest pains while on a mission in Kuwait.


Zeferino E. Colunga (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to 4th Squadron, 2nd Armored Calvary Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Bellville, Texas)

Died 8/6/2003. Died at Homburg University Hospital after he was evacuated from the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Iraq.


Brian R. Hellermann (35), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Freeport, Minn.)

Died 8/6/2003. Died of injuries received when an Iraqi vehicle fired upon his unit during an ambush in Baghdad.


Kyle C. Gilbert (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Brattleboro, Vt.)

Died 8/6/2003. Killed when Iraqi gunmen in a vehicle opened fire on Gilbert’s unit in Baghdad. Gilbert died of injuries received during the ambush..


Leonard D. Simmons (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: New Bern, N.C.)

Died 8/6/2003. Died of a non-combat-related cause in Mosul, Iraq.


Duane E. Longstreth (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 307th Engineer Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.)

Died 8/7/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries in Baghdad.


Matthew D. Bush (20), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to F Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: East Alton, Ill.)

Died 8/8/2003. Died in Camp Caldwell, Iraq. A fellow soldier tried to wake Bush and noticed he was not breathing..


Brandon Ramsey (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 933rd Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Chicago (Hometown: Calumet City, Ill.)

Died 8/8/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident in Tallil, Iraq. Ramsey was part of a convoy escort mission when the vehicle in which he was riding rolled over during the chase of a suspicious vehicle..


Levi B. Kinchen (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Tickfaw, La.)

Died 8/9/2003. Died in his sleep in Baghdad. A fellow soldier tried to wake Kinchen and discovered he was not breathing..


Floyd G. Knighten Jr. (55), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1087th Transportation Support Company, Army National Guard, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Olla, La.)

Died 8/9/2003. Died from a non-combat-related cause while in a convoy from Camp Bilad to Camp Pennsylvania in Iraq.


David S. Perry (36), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 649th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Camp San Luis Obispo, Calif. (Hometown: Bakersfield, Calif.)

Died 8/10/2003. Killed when a suspicious package he was inspecting exploded in Baquabah, Iraq.


Daniel R. Parker (18), Pfc., Army; Assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Lake Elsinore, Calif.)

Died 8/12/2003. Killed when he was thrown from a military vehicle as the driver swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Timmy R. Brown Jr. (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to D Company, 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Conway, Pa.)

Died 8/12/2003. Killed by an explosive device while traveling in a convoy in Taji, Iraq.


Richard S. Eaton Jr. (37), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Army Reserve, based at Fort Meade, Md. (Hometown: Guilford, Conn.)

Died 8/12/2003. Died in Ramadi, Iraq. A fellow soldier tried to wake Eaton and noticed he was not breathing..


Taft V. Williams (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: New Orleans)

Died 8/12/2003. Killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device near Ramadi, Iraq.


Steven W. White (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, based at Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Lawton, Okla.)

Died 8/13/2003. Killed when his M113 armored personnel carrier hit an antitank mine in Tikrit, Iraq.


David M. Kirchhoff (31), Pfc., Iowa Army National Guard; Assigned to the 2133rd Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Centerville, Iowa (Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Died 8/14/2003. Died in Landstuhl, Germany from a non-hostile injury he received Aug. 8..


Craig S. Ivory (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 501st Forward Support Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Southern European Task Force, Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Port Matilda, Pa.)

Died 8/17/2003. Died of a non-combat-related cause in Homberg University Hospital, Germany. Ivory had been medically evacuated from Kuwait on Aug. 12..


Eric R. Hull (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 307th Military Police Company, U.S. Army Reserve, New Kensington, Pa. (Hometown: Uniontown, Pa.)

Died 8/18/2003. Killed when a military vehicle he was riding in hit an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Kenneth W. Harris Jr. (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 212th Transportation Company, Army Reserve, Chattanooga, Tenn. (Hometown: Charlotte, Tenn.)

Died 8/20/2003. Killed in two-vehicle accident on the main supply route near Scania, Iraq.


David M. Tapper (32), Photographer’s Mate 1, Navy; Assigned to SEAL Team 6, San Diego, Calif. (Hometown: Atco, N.J.)

Died 8/20/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


Bobby C. Franklin (38), Staff Sgt., North Carolina Army National Guard; Assigned to the 210th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Murphy N.C. (Hometown: Mineral Bluff, Ga.)

Died 8/20/2003. Killed by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.


Michael S. Adams (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: Spartanburg, S.C.)

Died 8/21/2003. Died in Baghdad, Iraq. Adams was participating in a small-arms-fire exercise on the range when a bullet ricocheted and ignited a fire in the building. He died as a result of injuries sustained during the fire..


Kylan A. Jones-Huffman (31), Lt., Navy; On temporary duty with the I Marine Expeditionary Force (Hometown: Aptos, Calif.)

Died 8/21/2003. Killed in Hillah, Iraq, by an unidentified gunman..


Stephen M. Scott (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Lawton, Okla.)

Died 8/23/2003. Died near Fallujah, Iraq, from non-combat injuries..


Vorn J. Mack (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.)

Died 8/23/2003. Died near the Hadithah Dam, west of Ramadi, Iraq. Mack jumped into the Euphrates River to take a swim and did not resurface. A search party found his body downstream on Aug. 24..


Pablo Manzano (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, V Corps, Bamberg, Germany (Hometown: Heber, Calif.)

Died 8/25/2003. Died of a non-combat weapons discharge in Logistical Support Area Dogwood, Iraq.


Ronald D. Allen Jr. (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 502nd Personnel Service Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Mitchell, Ind.)

Died 8/25/2003. Killed in a vehicle accident while conducting convoy operations near Balad, Iraq.


Darryl T. Dent (21), Spc., Washington (D.C.) Army National Guard; Assigned to the 547th Transportation Company, U.S. Army National Guard, based in Washington, D.C. (Hometown: Washington, D.C.)

Died 8/26/2003. Killed in southeast Arimadi, Iraq. Dent was in a convoy when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle..


Rafael L. Navea (34), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, based at Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Died 8/27/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Gregory A. Belanger (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Service Company, 325th Military Intelligence Battalion, Army Reserve, based at Ayer, Mass. (Hometown: Narragansett, RI)

Died 8/27/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle in Hallia, Iraq.


Anthony L. Sherman (43), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, Army Reserve, based in Philadelphia, Pa. (Hometown: Pottstown, Pa.)

Died 8/27/2003. Died of non-combat-related injury in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.


Mark A. Lawton (41), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 244th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, Grand Junction, Colo. (Hometown: Hayden, Colo.)

Died 8/29/2003. Killed when his convoy was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade north of Suaydat, Iraq.


Mitchell A. Lane (34), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Lompoc Calif.)

Died 8/29/2003. Killed after falling during fast-rope infiltration into a cave complex in Afghanistan.


Sean K. Cataudella (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Tucson, Ariz.)

Died 8/30/2003. Died when the military vehicle he was driving hit an embankment and rolled into a canal in Ba’qubah, Iraq.


Adam L. Thomas (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Palos Hills, Ill.)

Died 8/31/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


Chad C. Fuller (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Potsdam N.Y.)

Died 8/31/2003. Killed in Afghanistan.


Charles T. Caldwell (38), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 115th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Cranston, RI (Hometown: North Providence, RI)

Died 9/1/2003. Killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on Main Supply Route Tampa, south of Baghdad, Iraq. Caldwell was one of two soldiers killed in the incident..


Cameron B. Sarno (43), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 257th Transportation Company, Army Reserve, Las Vegas, Nev. (Hometown: Waipahu, Hawaii)

Died 9/1/2003. Died when he was hit by a truck while changing his vehicle’s tire in Kuwait City, Kuwait.


Joseph Camara (40), Staff Sgt., Rhode Island Army National Guard; Assigned to the 115th Military Police Company, U.S. Army National Guard, Cranston, RI (Hometown: New Bedford, Mass.)

Died 9/1/2003. Killed on Main Supply Route Tampa, south of Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. Another soldier also died in the incident..


Christopher A. Sisson (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 325th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Oak Park, Ill.)

Died 9/2/2003. Died in Baghdad, Iraq. Sisson was in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter participating in an air assault mission. The helicopter flipped and crashed on take off..


Bruce E. Brown (32), Tech. Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. (Hometown: Coatopa, Ala.)

Died 9/4/2003. Killed in a motor vehicle accident near Udeid, Qatar..


Jarrett B. Thompson (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 946th Transportation Company, U.S. Army Reserve, Lewes, Del. (Hometown: Dover, Del.)

Died 9/7/2003. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Thompson was in a convoy on Aug. 30 when a civilian vehicle passed the convoy and swerved between the lead military vehicle and an approaching Iraqi truck. The driver of the civilian vehicle hit.


Ryan G. Carlock (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 416th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion (Petroleum Support), Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. (Hometown: Macomb, Ill.)

Died 9/9/2003. Killed northwest of Baghdad when his fuel truck was attacked by the enemy..


Joseph E. Robsky Jr. (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 759th Ordnance Company, Fort Irwin, Calif. (Hometown: Elizaville, N.Y.)

Died 9/10/2003. Killed in Baghdad, Iraq, by an improvised explosive device. Robsky was on call to neutralize an improvised explosive device after the initial attempt failed. When he returned to the site to render it safe, the explosive device detonated..


Henry Ybarra III (32), Sgt., Army; Assigned to D Troop, 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry, Illesheim, Germany (Hometown: Austin, Texas)

Died 9/11/2003. Died in Balad, Iraq, when the tire he was changing on a Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck exploded..


Kevin N. Morehead (33), Master Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Little Rock, Ark.)

Died 9/12/2003. Killed in Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit executed a raid on enemy forces..


William M. Bennett (35), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Seymour, Tenn.)

Died 9/12/2003. Killed in Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit executed a raid on enemy forces..


Trevor A. Blumberg (22), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Canton, Mich.)

Died 9/14/2003. Killed in Fallujah when two improvised explosive devices struck his vehicle while he was on patrol..


Alyssa R. Peterson (27), Spc., Army; Assigned C Company, 311th Military intelligence Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) (Hometown: Flagstaff, Ariz.)

Died 9/15/2003. Died near Tel Afar, Iraq, from a non-combat weapons discharge..


Kevin C. Kimmerly (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Battery, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, based in Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: North Creek, N.Y.)

Died 9/15/2003. Killed while on patrol when his vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade in Baghdad.


Anthony O. Thompson (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Orangeburg, S.C.)

Died 9/18/2003. Killed during an ambush by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq. Two other soldiers from his unit also were killed..


James C. Wright (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Morgan, Texas)

Died 9/18/2003. Killed during an ambush by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq. Two other soldiers from his unit also were killed..


Richard Arriaga (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Ganado, Texas)

Died 9/18/2003. Killed during an ambush by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq. Two other soldiers from his unit also were killed..


Brian R. Faunce (28), Capt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Philadelphia)

Died 9/18/2003. Died in Asad, Iraq. Faunce was moving in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle when his vehicle crossed under some low laying power lines. The soldier reached up and grabbed the lines and was fatally injured..


Lunsford B. Brown II (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Company, 302nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Patton Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Creedmore, N.C.)

Died 9/20/2003. Killed in a mortar attack in Abu Ghraib, Iraq.


David T. Friedrich (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Company, 325th Military Intelligence Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, Waterbury, Conn. (Hometown: Hammond, N.Y.)

Died 9/20/2003. Killed in a mortar attack in Abu Ghraib, Iraq.


Frederick L. Miller Jr. (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Hagerstown, Ind.)

Died 9/20/2003. Killed while on security patrol in Ramadi, Iraq. His vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device..


Paul J. Sturino (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Rice Lake, Wis.)

Died 9/22/2003. Died from a non-combat weapons discharge in Quest, Iraq.


Michael Andrade (28), Spc., Rhode Island Army National Guard; Attached to the 115th Military Police Company, Rhode Island Army National Guard (Hometown: Bristol, Rhode Island)

Died 9/24/2003. Died of injuries he sustained when a 5-ton truck struck his Humvee in Balad, Iraq.


Kyle G. Thomas (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, based in Fort Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Topeka, Kan.)

Died 9/25/2003. Killed by an improvised explosive device while on patrol in Tikrit, Iraq.


Robert E. Rooney (43), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 379th Engineer Company, U.S. Army National Guard, based in Bourne, Mass. (Hometown: Nashua, N.H.)

Died 9/25/2003. Died at Shuabai Port, Kuwait, when he was struck by a forklift..


Robert L. Lucero (34), Capt., Wyoming Army National Guard; Assigned to the 4th Infantry Division Rear Area Operation Center, U.S. Army National Guard, Casper, Wyo. (Hometown: Casper, Wyo.)

Died 9/25/2003. Killed by an improvised explosive device in Tikrit, Iraq.


Christopher E. Cutchall (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Delta Troop, 4th Cavalry, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: McConnellsburg, Pa.)

Died 9/29/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated next to his vehicle as he was traveling in a convoy west of Baghdad, Iraq.


Andrew Joseph Baddick (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Jim Thorpe, Pa.)

Died 9/29/2003. Drowned as he tried to rescue another soldier whose vehicle had entered a canal near Abu Ghraib Prison, Iraq.


Evan W. O’Neill (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum N.Y. (Hometown: Haverhill, Mass.)

Died 9/29/2003. Killed as a result of enemy fire in Afghanistan.


Kristian E. Parker (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 205th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana National Guard, Slidell, La. (Hometown: Slidell, La.)

Died 9/29/2003. Killed in a non-combat-related incident in Qatar..


Darrin K. Potter (24), Sgt., Kentucky Army National Guard; Assigned to the 223rd Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Louisville, Ky. (Hometown: Louisville, Ky.)

Died 9/29/2003. Killed when his vehicle left a road and went into a canal during a mission to search an area near Abu Ghraib Prison, outside Baghdad, Iraq.


Dustin K. McGaugh (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 17th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Derby, Kan.)

Died 9/30/2003. Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Balad, Iraq.


Simeon Hunte (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 13th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Newark, N.J.)

Died 10/1/2003. Killed while on patrol when an Iraqi citizen approached and shot him in Khadra, Iraq.


James D. Blankenbecler (40), Command Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Alexandria, Va.)

Died 10/1/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy that was hit by an improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenades in Samarra, Iraq.


Analaura Esparza Gutierrez (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to A Company, 4th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 10/1/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy that was hit by an improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit..


Tamarra J. Ramos (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armor Medical Company, Medical Troop Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Quakertown, Pa.)

Died 10/1/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C..


Paul W. Kimbrough (44), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to the 416th Engineer Command, Team 28, Army Reserve, Fort Benning, Ga. (Hometown: Washington, D.C.)

Died 10/1/2003. Died in Turkey from injuries sustained during a non-combat-related incident in Afghanistan.


Charles M. Sims (18), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 549th Military Police Company, Fort Stewart, Ga. (Hometown: Miami, Fla.)

Died 10/3/2003. Drowned in Baghdad.


James H. Pirtle (27), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: La Mesa, N.M.)

Died 10/4/2003. Killed when an RPG struck his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Assadah, Iraq.


Kerry D. Scott (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Mount Vernon, Wash.)

Died 10/6/2003. Killed in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device..


Richard Torres (25), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Clarksville, Tenn.)

Died 10/6/2003. Killed when his convoy, on combat patrol, was hit by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Spencer T. Karol (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 165th Military Intelligence, V Corps, Darmstadt, Germany (Hometown: Woodruff, Ariz.)

Died 10/6/2003. Killed while on a mission to observe enemy activity when a command-detonated device exploded, overturning his vehicle, in Ramadi, Iraq.


Darrell Jones (22), Petty Officer 2nd Class, Navy; Assigned to the guided missile destroyer Higgins, San Diego, Calif. (Hometown: Wellston, Ohio)

Died 10/8/2003. Killed in a non-combat-related incident in the United Arab Emirates..


Christopher W. Swisher (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Lincoln, Neb.)

Died 10/9/2003. Killed in Baghdad when his patrolling unit was ambushed by individuals using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades..


Sean A. Silva (23), Pvt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Roseville, Calif.)

Died 10/9/2003. Killed when his patrolling unit was ambushed by individuals using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Baghdad.


Joseph C. Norquist (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: San Antonio, Texas)

Died 10/9/2003. Killed in Baqubah, Iraq, when his convoy was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire..


James E. Powell (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Radcliff, Ky.)

Died 10/12/2003. Killed when his M2/A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle struck an enemy anti-tank mine in Baji, Iraq.


Donald L. Wheeler (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Concord, Mich.)

Died 10/13/2003. Killed when his unit came under attack from a rocket-propelled grenade while searching for an improvised explosive device in Tikrit, Iraq.


Stephen E. Wyatt (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to C Battery, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Kilgore, Texas)

Died 10/13/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy that was hit by an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire in Balad, Iraq.


Jose Casanova (23), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, based in Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: El Monte, Calif.)

Died 10/13/2003. Died in Baghdad when an Iraqi dump truck swerved and rolled over on top of his Humvee..


Douglas J. Weismantle (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Pittsburgh)

Died 10/13/2003. Died in Baghdad when an Iraqi dump truck swerved and rolled over on top of his Humvee..


Benjamin L. Freeman (19), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Valdosta, Ga.)

Died 10/13/2003. Drowned near Asad, Iraq. Soldiers from his unit had been searching for Freeman when they discovered him floating on the surface of the water near Haditha dam..


Kim S. Orlando (43), Lt. Col., Army; Commanding officer of the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Tennessee)

Died 10/16/2003. Killed while attempting to negotiate with armed men who were congregating on a road near a mosque after curfew in Karbala, Iraq. Also killed in the attack were Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Bellavia and Cpl. Sean R. Grilley. Seven other U.S. soldiers were wounded..


Joseph P. Bellavia (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Wakefield, Mass.)

Died 10/16/2003. Killed while attempting to negotiate with armed men who were congregating on a road near a mosque after curfew in Karbala, Iraq. Also killed in the attack were Lt. Col. Kim S. Orlando, the commanding officer of the 716th, and Cpl. Sean R. Grilley. Seven o.


Sean R. Grilley (24), Cpl., Army; Assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: San Bernardino, Calif.)

Died 10/16/2003. Killed while attempting to negotiate with armed men who were congregating on a road near a mosque after curfew in Karbala, Iraq. Also killed in the attack were Lt. Col. Kim S. Orlando, the commanding officer of the 716th, and Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Bellavia.


Michael L. Williams (46), Spc., New York Army National Guard; Assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, based in New York (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 10/17/2003. Killed in action when his vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device near Baghdad.


David R. Bernstein (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion (Airborne), 508th Infantry Battalion, 173rd Infantry Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Phoenixville, Pa.)

Died 10/18/2003. Killed when enemy forces, using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire, ambushed his patrol in Taza, Iraq.


John D. Hart (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion (Airborne), 508th Infantry Battalion, 173rd Infantry Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Bedford, Mass.)

Died 10/18/2003. Killed in action when enemy forces, using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire, ambushed his patrol in Taza, Iraq.


Paul J. Johnson (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Calumet, Mich.)

Died 10/20/2003. Killed while on mounted patrol when the vehicle in which he was riding hit an improvised explosive device and then came under small-arms fire by enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.


Paul J. Bueche (19), Spc., Alabama Army National Guard; Assigned to the 131st Aviation Regiment, Army National Guard, Birmingham, Ala. (Hometown: Daphne, Ala.)

Died 10/21/2003. Killed when a tire he was changing on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter exploded in Balad, Iraq.


John P. Johnson (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: Houston, Texas)

Died 10/22/2003. Died of non-combat-related injuries in Baghdad.


Jason M. Ward (25), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 70th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.)

Died 10/22/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries in Baghdad.


John R. Teal (31), Capt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Mechanicsville, Va.)

Died 10/23/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device exploded by his convoy in Baqubah, Iraq.


Michael S. Hancock (29), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Yreka, Calif.)

Died 10/24/2003. Killed when he was shot while on guard duty in Mosul, Iraq.


Artimus D. Brassfield (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 66th Armored Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Flint, Mich.)

Died 10/24/2003. Killed in an enemy mortar attack in Samaria, Iraq.


Jose L. Mora (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Bell Gardens, Calif.)

Died 10/24/2003. Killed in an enemy mortar attack in Samaria, Iraq.


Jakia S. Cannon (20), Fireman (E-3), Navy; Assigned to the aircraft carrier Enterprise (Hometown: Baltimore)

Died 10/25/2003. Died of natural causes while underway in the Persian Gulf..


Charles H. Buehring (40), Lt. Col., Army; Assigned to Army Central Command Headquarters (Forward), Fort McPherson, Ga. (Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.)

Died 10/26/2003. Killed during a rocket-propelled grenade attack on the Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad.


Jamie L. Huggins (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Hume, Mo.)

Died 10/26/2003. Killed while on patrol when his vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Joseph R. Guerrera (20), Pvt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Dunn, N.C.)

Died 10/26/2003. Killed on patrol when his vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Steven Acosta (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 3rd Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Calexico, Calif.)

Died 10/26/2003. Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Baqubah, Iraq.


Rachel K. Bosveld (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 527th Military Police Company, V Corps, Giesen, Germany (Hometown: Waupun, Wis.)

Died 10/26/2003. Killed during a mortar attack on the Abu Ghraib Police Station in Abu Ghraib, Iraq.


Aubrey D. Bell (33), Sgt., Alabama Army National Guard; Assigned to the 214th Military Police Company, Alabama National Guard (Hometown: Tuskegee, Ala.)

Died 10/27/2003. Killed at Al Bayra Police Station in Baghdad when his unit came under small-arms fire and an improvised explosive device detonated..


Jonathan I. Falaniko (20), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to A Company, 70th Engineer Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Pago Pago, American Samoa)

Died 10/27/2003. Killed near the Khadra Police Station when a vehicle containing an improvised explosive device detonated in downtown Baghdad.


Algernon Adams (36), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to the 122nd Engineer Battalion, Army National Guard, Edgefield, S.C. (Hometown: Aiken, S.C.)

Died 10/28/2003. Died of non-combat-related injuries at Forward Operating Base St. Mere, Iraq.


Isaac Campoy (21), Spec., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Douglas, Ariz.)

Died 10/28/2003. Killed when his tank was hit with an improvised explosive device in Baqubah, Iraq.


Michael Paul Barrera (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Von Ormy, Texas)

Died 10/28/2003. Killed when his tank was hit with an improvised explosive device in Baqubah, Iraq.


Paul A. Sweeney (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Lakeville Pa.)

Died 10/30/2003. Killed in an ambush in Afghanistan.


Todd J. Bryant (23), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Riverside, Calif.)

Died 10/31/2003. Killed while on patrol when an improvised explosive device exploded in Fallujah, Iraq.


Maurice J. Johnson (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 501st Signal Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Levittown, Pa.)

Died 11/1/2003. Killed when his Humvee was hit by an improvised explosive device in Mosul, Iraq.


Benjamin J. Colgan (30), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany (Hometown: Kent, Wash.)

Died 11/1/2003. Killed when he responded to a rocket-propelled grenade attack and was struck with an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Joshua C. Hurley (24), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to the 326th Engineer Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Clifton Forge, Va.)

Died 11/1/2003. Killed when his Humvee was hit with an improvised explosive device in Mosul, Iraq.


Joel Perez (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, based in Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Rio Grande, Puerto Rico)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Steven D. Conover (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, based in Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Wilmington, Ohio)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Keelan L. Moss (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Houston)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Ross A. Pennanen (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Shawnee, Okla.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Darius T. Jennings (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Cordova, S.C.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Brian H. Penisten (28), Spc., Army; Assigned to Air Defense Artillery Battery, 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Fort Wayne, Ind.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Joe N. Wilson (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Corps Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: Crystal Springs, Miss.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Brian D. Slavenas (30), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to F Company, 106th Aviation Battalion, Army National Guard, Peoria, Ill. (Hometown: Genoa, Ill.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Paul A. Velazquez (29), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to III Corps Artillery at Fort Sill, Okla. (Hometown: San Diego)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Ernest G. Bucklew (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Enon Valley, Pa.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Frances M. Vega (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 151st Adjutant General Postal Detachment 3, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Anthony D. D’Agostino (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 16th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Waterbury, Conn.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Karina S. Lau (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 16th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Livingston, Calif.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Daniel Bader (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tiger Squadron, Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: York, Neb.)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Bruce A. Smith (41), Chief Warrant Officer, Iowa Army National Guard; Assigned to Detachment 1, Company F, 106th Aviation Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Davenport, Iowa. (Hometown: West Liberty, Iowa)

Died 11/2/2003. Killed in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.


Rayshawn S. Johnson (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 299th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mechanized), based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 11/3/2003. Killed when his vehicle hit a landmine while he was on patrol in Tikrit, Iraq.


Francisco Martinez (28), Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Detachment, 82nd Soldier Support Battalion (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Humacao, Puerto Rico)

Died 11/4/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device exploded next to his convoy in Baghdad.


Robert T. Benson (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Smith Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Spokane, Wash.)

Died 11/4/2003. Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Baghdad.


Jose A. Rivera (34), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, based in Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Bayamon, Puerto Rico)

Died 11/5/2003. Killed when his unit came under attack by rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms fire in Mumuhdyah, Iraq.


James R. Wolf (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Scottsbluff, Neb.)

Died 11/6/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device was detonated as his convoy passed by in Mosul, Iraq.


Paul F. Fisher (39), Sgt., Iowa Army National Guard; Assigned to Detachment 1, Company F, 106th Aviation Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Davenport, Iowa (Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa)

Died 11/6/2003. Died at the Homburg University Klinikum, Homberg, Germany. Fisher was very seriously injured Nov. 2 when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was riding went down in Fallujah, Iraq.


James A. Chance III (25), Spc., Mississippi Army National Guard; Assigned to C Company, 890th Engineer Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Columbia, Miss. (Hometown: Kokomo, Miss.)

Died 11/6/2003. Killed when his vehicle struck a landmine in Husaybah, Iraq.


Benedict J. Smith (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Monroe City, Mo.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Morgan D. Kennon (23), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack while he was guarding a bank in downtown Mosul, Iraq.


Kyran E. Kennedy (43), Chief Warrant Officer (CW3), Army; Assigned to 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Boston, Mass.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Paul M. Neff II (30), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fort Mill, S.C.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Scott C. Rose (30), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fayetteville, N.C.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Sharon T. Swartworth (43), Chief Warrant Officer (CW5), Army; Assigned to the Judge Advocate General Office, based at Headquarters Department of the Army, Pentagon (Hometown: Warwick, RI)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Cornell W. Gilmore I (45), Command Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to the Judge Advocate General Office, Headquarters Department of the Army, Pentagon (Hometown: Baltimore, Md.)

Died 11/7/2003. Killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter went down in Tikrit, Iraq.


Gary L. Collins (32), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Hardin, Texas)

Died 11/8/2003. Killed while riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle that hit an improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq.


Mark D. Vasquez (35), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Port Huron, Mich.)

Died 11/8/2003. Killed in action while riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq.


Kurt R. Frosheiser (22), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa)

Died 11/8/2003. Killed in action when the vehicle he was driving while on mounted patrol struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Linda C. Jimenez (39), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Squadron Combat Support Aviation (Maintenance), 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.)

Died 11/8/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Jimenez fell Oct. 31 and was injured. She was taken to the 28th Combat Support Hospital and later evacuated to Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center in Germany. She.


Nicholas A. Tomko (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 307th Military Police Company, U.S. Army Reserve, New Kensington, Pa. (Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.)

Died 11/9/2003. Killed while riding as the door gunner in a convoy vehicle when his team came under small-arms attack in Baghdad.


Genaro Acosta (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Fair Oaks, Calif.)

Died 11/11/2003. Killed while on patrol when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle hit and detonated two improvised explosive devices in Taji, Iraq.


Marlon P. Jackson (25), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Company, 94th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Heavy), 130th Engineer Brigade, Vilseck, Germany (Hometown: Jersey City, N.J.)

Died 11/11/2003. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device exploded on a road in Tampa, Iraq.


Nathan J. Bailey (46), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1175th Transportation Company, Tennessee National Guard, Tullahoma, Tenn. (Hometown: Nashville, Tenn.)

Died 11/12/2003. Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.


Robert A. Wise (21), Spc., Florida Army National Guard; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 53rd Infantry Brigade, Florida National Guard, Tallahassee, Fla. (Hometown: Tallahassee, Fla.)

Died 11/12/2003. Killed while on mounted patrol when an improvised explosive device exploded in Baghdad.


Joseph Minucci II (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Richeyville, Pa.)

Died 11/13/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device exploded next to the bus on which he was riding in Samara, Iraq.


Jacob S. Fletcher (28), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy (Hometown: Bay Shore, N.Y.)

Died 11/13/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device exploded next to the bus on which he was riding in Samara, Iraq.


Irving Medina (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Middletown, N.Y.)

Died 11/14/2003. Killed while traveling in a convoy when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Jay A. Blessing (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Tacoma, Wash.)

Died 11/14/2003. Killed in action by an improvised explosive device in Asadabad, Afghanistan.


Damian L. Heidelberg (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Batesville, Miss.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Jeremiah J. DiGiovanni (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Tylertown, Miss.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Timothy L. Hayslett (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Friedberg, Germany (Hometown: Newville, Pa.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed while on patrol when his Humvee was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Kelly Bolor (37), Sgt 1st Class, Army; Assigned to the 137th Quartermaster Company, U.S. Army Reserve, based in South El Monte, Calif. (Hometown: Whittier, Calif.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters went down in Mosul, Iraq.


Eugene A. Uhl III (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Amherst, Wis.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Joey D. Whitener (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Nebo, N.C.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Michael D. Acklin II (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Louisville, Ky.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Richard W. Hafer (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Cross Lanes, W.Va.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Sheldon R. Hawk Eagle (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Grand Forks, N.D.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


John W. Russell (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Portland, Texas)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters went down in Mosul, Iraq.


Scott A. Saboe (33), Chief Warrant Officer (CW2), Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Willow Lake, S.D.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters went down in Mosul, Iraq.


Jeremy L. Wolfe (27), 2nd Lt., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Wisconsin)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Ryan T. Baker (24), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Brown Mills, N.J.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


William Dave Dusenbery (30), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Fairview Heights, Ill.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


John R. Sullivan (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 626th Forward Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Countryside, Ill.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Pierre E. Piche (29), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 626th Forward Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Starksboro, Vt.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Erik C. Kesterson (29), Chief WO1, Army; Assigned to the 9th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Independence, Ore.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Warren S. Hansen (36), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 9th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Clintonville, Wis.)

Died 11/15/2003. Killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.


Dale A. Panchot (26), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Northome, Minn.)

Died 11/17/2003. Killed by enemy fire while on patrol south of Balad, Iraq.


Alexander S. Coulter (35), CW2, Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 124th Signal Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Tennessee)

Died 11/17/2003. Killed when his vehicle, traveling in a convoy to Tikrit, ran over an improvised explosive device in Baqubah, Iraq.


James A. Shull (32), Capt., Army; Assigned to Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: California)

Died 11/17/2003. Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Baghdad.


Nathan S. Dalley (27), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany (Hometown: Kaysville, Utah)

Died 11/17/2003. Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Baghdad.


Joseph L. Lister (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Pleasanton, Kan.)

Died 11/20/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Ramadi, Iraq.


George A. Wood (33), Capt., Army; Assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: New York, N.Y.)

Died 11/20/2003. Killed during a patrol when his tank rolled over an improvised explosive device in Baqubah, Iraq.


Scott M. Tyrrell (21), Pvt., Army; Assigned to C Company, 299th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Sterling, Ill.)

Died 11/20/2003. Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas from wounds received Nov. 14 when an ammunition point caught fire in Tikrit, Iraq.


Gary B. Coleman (24), Cpl., Army; Assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Pikeville, Ky.)

Died 11/21/2003. Killed during a patrol when the vehicle he was driving flipped over into a canal, trapping him inside, in Balad, Iraq.


Damian S. Bushart (22), Pfc., Army; Assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Armstrong Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Waterford, Mich.)

Died 11/22/2003. Killed when a tank collided with his vehicle in Baghdad.


Robert D. Roberts (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Armstrong Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Winter Park, Fla.)

Died 11/22/2003. Killed when a tank collided with his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.


Howard A. Walters (33), Tech. Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Port Huron, Mich.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a MH-53M helicopter crash in Afghanistan.


Thomas A. Walkup, Jr. (25), Staff Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Millville, N.J.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a MH-53M helicopter crash in Afghanistan.


William J. Kerwood (37), Tech. Sgt., Air Force; Assigned to the 20th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla. (Hometown: Houston, Mo.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a MH-53M helicopter crash in Afghanistan.


Steven Plumhoff (33), Maj., Air Force; Assigned to the 58th Operations Support Squadron, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. (Hometown: Neshanic Station, N.J.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a MH-53M helicopter crash in Afghanistan.


Jerry L. Wilson (45), Command Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Thomson, Ga.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed when hostile forces attacked the vehicle in which he was riding in Mosul, Iraq.


Rel A. Ravago IV (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Glendale, Calif.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed when hostile forces attacked the vehicle in which he was riding in Mosul, Iraq.


Christopher G. Nason (39), CW2, Army; Assigned to A Company, 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Huachuca, Ariz. (Hometown: Los Angeles)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a vehicular accident between Mosul and Dihok, Iraq.


Eddie E. Menyweather (35), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company C, 588th Engineer Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Los Angeles, Calif.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Baqubah, Iraq.


Darrell L. Smith (28), Cpl., Army; Assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Army National Guard, based in Washington, Ind. (Hometown: Otwell, Ind.)

Died 11/23/2003. Drowned when his vehicle overturned and fell into a river in Baghdad.


Phillip R. Albert (41), Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Terryville, Conn.)

Died 11/23/2003. Killed in a MH-53M helicopter crash in Afghanistan.


David J. Goldberg (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 52nd Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), Army Reserve, 43rd Area Support Group, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Layton, Utah)

Died 11/26/2003. Died of a non-combat related injury in Qayyarah, Iraq.


Thomas J. Sweet II (23), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Bismarck, North Dakota)

Died 11/27/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries in Junction City, Iraq.


Ariel Rico (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: El Paso, Texas)

Died 11/28/2003. Killed during an enemy mortar attack in Mosul, Iraq.


Stephen A. Bertolino (40), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Aviation Intermediate Maintenance Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Orange, Calif.)

Died 11/29/2003. Killed while traveling in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by enemy fire in Haditha, Iraq.


Aaron J. Sissel (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 2133rd Transportation Company, Army National Guard, based in Centerville, Iowa (Hometown: Tipton, Iowa)

Died 11/29/2003. Killed while traveling in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by enemy fire in Haditha, Iraq.


Uday Singh (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill.)

Died 12/1/2003. Killed when enemy forces attacked his patrol in Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Ryan C. Young (21), Sgt., Army; Assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Corona, Calif.)

Died 12/2/2003. Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C. from wounds he sustained Nov. 8, 2003, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.


Clarence E. Boone (50), CW4, Army; Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Infantry Division, based in Fort Hood, Texas (Hometown: Fort Worth, Texas)

Died 12/2/2003. Died from a non-combat related injury in Kuwait City, Kuwait.


Raphael S. Davis (24), Spc., Mississippi Army National Guard; Assigned to B Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Calhoun City, Miss. (Hometown: Tutwiler, Miss.)

Died 12/2/2003. Killed when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Tampa, Iraq.


Arron R. Clark (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 440th Signal Battalion, 22nd Signal Brigade, V Corps, based in Darmstadt, Germany (Hometown: Chico, Calif.)

Died 12/5/2003. Killed when his convoy hit an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Ray J. Hutchinson (20), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: League City, Texas)

Died 12/7/2003. Killed when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle as he was returning from patrol in Mosul, Iraq.


Christopher J. Rivera Wesley (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, based in Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Portland, Ore.)

Died 12/8/2003. Killed when his Stryker armored vehicle flipped into a canal in Duluiyah, Iraq.


Joseph M. Blickenstaff (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Corvallis, Ore.)

Died 12/8/2003. Killed when his vehicle flipped into a canal in Duluiyah, Iraq.


Steven H. Bridges (33), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Tracy, Calif.)

Died 12/8/2003. Killed when his vehicle flipped into a canal in Duluiyah, Iraq.


Jason G. Wright (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Luzerne, Mich.)

Died 12/8/2003. Killed while on security duty when his vehicle came under fire from a passing vehicle in Mosul, Iraq.


Jerrick M. Petty (25), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: Idaho Falls, Idaho)

Died 12/10/2003. Killed while guarding a gas station when his position was attacked by enemy forces in Mosul, Iraq.


Richard A. Burdick (24), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Ky. (Hometown: National City, Calif.)

Died 12/10/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by an improvise explosive device in Mosul, Iraq.


Aaron T. Reese (31), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 135th Military Police Company, Army National Guard based in Brookpark, Ohio (Hometown: Reynoldsburg, Ohio)

Died 12/10/2003. Killed while on patrol when he fell into the Tigris River south of Baghdad.


Todd M. Bates (20), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 135th Military Police Company, Army National Guard based in Brookpark, Ohio (Hometown: Bellaire, Ohio)

Died 12/10/2003. Placed on duty status whereabouts unknown. Bates was on a river patrol on the Tigris River south of Baghdad Dec. 10 when his squad leader fell overboard. He dove into the water after his squad leader, Staff Sgt. Aaron T. Reese, but did not surface. Reese.


Marshall L. Edgerton (27), Spec., Army; Assigned to Company A, 82nd Signal Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, based in Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Rocky Face, Ga.)

Died 12/11/2003. Killed when his camp was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Ramadi, Iraq.


Jeffrey F. Braun (19), Pfc., Army; Assigned to Battery B, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, based in Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: Stafford, Conn.)

Died 12/12/2003. Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound in Baghdad.


Jarrod W. Black (26), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment based in Fort Riley, Kan. (Hometown: Peru, Ind.)

Died 12/12/2003. Killed when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device in Ramadi, Iraq.


Kimberly A. Voelz (27), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 703rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment based in Fort Knox, Ky. (Hometown: Carlisle, Pa.)

Died 12/14/2003. Killed while responding to an explosive ordnance disposal call when an improvised explosive device detonated in Iskandariyah, Iraq.


Rian C. Ferguson (22), Spc., Army; Assigned to the Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Taylors, S.C.)

Died 12/14/2003. Killed when he fell from the light medium tactical vehicle in which he was riding outside forward operating base Quinn, Iraq.


Kenneth C. Souslin (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to the 440th Signal Company, 22nd Signal Brigade, V Corps, Darmstadt, Germany (Hometown: Mansfield, Ohio)

Died 12/15/2003. Died of non-combat related injuries at Baghdad International Airport..


Nathan W. Nakis (19), Spc., Army; Assigned to Company B, 52nd Engineer Battalion (Heavy), Army National Guard, based in Albany, Ore. (Hometown: Corvallis, Ore.)

Died 12/16/2003. Died when he lost control of his vehicle after driving through an oil-soaked area as his convoy was returning to Mosul, Iraq.


Christopher J. Holland (26), Spc., Army; Assigned to Battery A, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Smith Barracks, Germany (Hometown: Brunswick, Ga.)

Died 12/17/2003. Killed while part of a dismounted patrol when his unit was ambushed with small arms fire in Baghdad.


Glenn R. Allison (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, based in Fort Drum, N.Y. (Hometown: Pittsfield, Mass.)

Died 12/18/2003. Died during physical training in Baghdad.


Charles E. Bush Jr. (43), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 402nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, 352nd Civil Affairs Command, Army Reserve, based in Riverdale Park, Md. (Hometown: Buffalo, N.Y.)

Died 12/19/2003. Killed while riding in a convoy when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Balad, Iraq.


Stuart W. Moore (21), Pfc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based in Giessen, Germany (Hometown: Livingston, Texas)

Died 12/22/2003. Killed by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Edward M. Saltz (27), 1st Lt., Army; Assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, U.S. Army Reserve, based in Giessen, Germany (Hometown: Bigfork, Mont.)

Died 12/22/2003. Killed in action by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Theodore L. Perreault (33), Sgt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts National Guard (attached to Joint Task Force Gitmo), Worcester, Mass. (Hometown: Webster, Mass.)

Died 12/23/2003. Died of a non-combat-related cause at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba..


Eric F. Cooke (43), Command Sgt.Maj., Army; Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, based in Ray Barracks, Friedberg, Germany (Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.)

Died 12/24/2003. Killed while in a vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.


Michael E. Yashinski (24), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 501st Forward Support Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade, based in Vicenza, Italy (Hometown: Monument, Colo.)

Died 12/24/2003. Killed while running a communication wire in Kirkuk, Iraq.


Benjamin W. Biskie (27), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, based in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. (Hometown: Vermilion, Ohio)

Died 12/24/2003. Killed in action while in a vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device, on Dec. 24 near Samarra, Iraq.


Christopher F. Soelzer (26), Capt., Army; Assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, based in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. (Hometown: South Dakota)

Died 12/24/2003. Killed in action while in a vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device near Samarra, Iraq.


Christopher J. Splinter (43), Maj., Army; Assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, based in Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. (Hometown: Platteville, Wis.)

Died 12/24/2003. Killed while in a vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device near Samarra, Iraq.


Stephen C. Hattamer (43), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 652nd Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, based in Ellsworth, Wis. (Hometown: Gwinn, Mich.)

Died 12/25/2003. Killed during a mortar attack in Baquba, Iraq.


Thomas W. Christensen (42), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 652nd Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, based in Ellsworth, Wis. (Hometown: Atlantic Mine, Mich.)

Died 12/25/2003. Killed during a mortar attack in Baquba, Iraq.


Charles G. Haight (23), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Group, based in Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Jacksonville, Ala.)

Died 12/26/2003. Killed in action by an improvised explosive device in Iraq.


Michael G. Mihalakis (18), Spc., Army; Assigned to the 270th Military Police Company, 49th Military Police Battalion, 100th Troop Command, California Combat Support Command, Army National Guard, based in Fairfield, Calif. (Hometown: San Jose, Calif.)

Died 12/26/2003. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat vehicle accident at the Baghdad International Airport in Baghdad.


Michael J. Sutter (28), Staff Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 745th Ordnance Company, 79th Ordnance Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Grayling, Mich. (Hometown: Tinley Park, Ill.)

Died 12/26/2003. Killed by an improvised explosive device that detonated while he was trying to disarm it in Baqubah, Iraq.


Ernesto M. Blanco (28), Capt., Army; Assigned to 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, based in Fort Bragg, N.C. (Hometown: San Antonio)

Died 12/28/2003. Killed while conducting a support mission when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Qaryat Ash Shababi, Iraq.


Rey D. Cuervo (24), Pvt.2, Army; Assigned to 1st Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Polk, La. (Hometown: Laguna Vista, Texas)

Died 12/28/2003. Killed in action while on a mounted patrol when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle in Baghdad.


Curt E. Jordan, Jr. (25), Sgt., Army; Assigned to the 14th Combat Engineer Battalion (Corps) (Wheeled), 555th Combat Engineer Group, based in Fort Lewis, Wash. (Hometown: Greenacres, Wash.)

Died 12/28/2003. Died of non-combat injuries near Bayji, Iraq.


Justin W. Pollard (21), Spc., Army; Assigned to 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Carson, Colo. (Hometown: Foothill Ranch, Calif.)

Died 12/30/2003. Died as a result of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident in Baghdad.
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