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U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq -- 2006
Cat : War Against Iraq
Date : 2006-09-08 12:49:31                      Reader : 412
It is out of the question to build seven military bases in Iraq under claim of democracy human rights, and freedom of Iraqi people . Bush is a big liar.

 

ABC NEWS 8/9/2006

U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq -- 2006

 

The following are the U.S. military personnel who have been killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom since January 1, 2006. All dates reflect when the incidents occurred local time. For deaths before January 2006, see the links at the left of the page. The lists are compiled from information reported by the Defense Department after notification of family.



August 26, 2006

• Cpl. David G. Weimortz, 28, of Irmo, S.C., died from injuries suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Spc. Edgardo Zayas, 29, of Dorchester, Mass., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.


August 25, 2006

•Cpl. Jordan C. Pierson, 21, of Milford, Conn., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 24, 2006

•Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, 28, of Baltimore, Md., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

•Pfc. William E. Thorne, 26, of Hospers, Iowa., died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

•Sgt. Jeremy E. King, 23, of Meridian, Idaho, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

•Sgt. Gordon G. Solomon, 35, of Fairborn, Oh., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 23, 2006

• Lance Cpl. James D. Hirlston, 21, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

•Spc. Thomas J. Barbieri, 24, of Gaithersburg, Md., died south of Baghdad, Iraq when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire during combat operations.


August 22, 2006

•Chief Petty Officer Paul J. Darga, 34, of Alpena, Mich., died when his Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team was struck by an explosive device in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 21, 2006

• Master Sgt. Brad A. Clemmons, 37, of Chillicothe, Oh., died when an improvised explosive device struck his plane en route to Taji, Iraq.


August 20, 2006

• Sgt. Gabriel G. DeRoo, 25, of Paw Paw, Mich., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a battle with enemy forces.

• Two Marines, Cpl. Adam A. Galvez, 21, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Cpl. Randy L. Newman, of Bend, Ore., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Hospitalman Chadwick T. Kenyon, 20, of Tucson, Ariz., died of injuries suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 19, 2006

•Sgt. Marquees A. Quick, 28, of Hoover Ala., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered while conducting security and observation operations against enemy forces.


August 18, 2006

• Sgt Ruben J. Villa Jr., 36, of El Paso, Tex., died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from a non-combat related cause.

August 17, 2006 • Pfc. James J. Arellano, 19, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from small fire arms.

August 16, 2006

• Sgt. Jeffrey S. Loa, 32, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

• Lance Cpl. Michael D. Glover, 28, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Capt. John J. McKenna IV, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 15, 2006

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Michael C. Lloyd, 24, of San Antonio, Tex., and Sgt. Kevin L. Zeigler, 31, of Overland Park, Kan., died of injuries from an explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

• Sgt. Kenneth A. Jenkins, 25, of Fouke, Ark., died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained on Aug. 12 from battle with enemy forces.


August 11, 2006

• Sgt. Tracy L. Melvin, 31, of Seattle, Wash., died of injuries sustained on Aug. 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


August 10, 2006

•Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long, 18, of Sun Valley, Nev., died conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Steven P. Mennemeyer, 26, of Granite City, Ill., and Sgt. Jeffery S. Brown, 25, of Trinity Center, Calif., were recovered Aug. 9 and 10. respectively near Rubtbah, Iraq.


August 6, 2006

• Three soldiers, Sgt. Stephen A. Seale, 25, of Grafton, W.V, Sgt. Carlton A. Clark, 22, of South Royalton, Vt., and Cpl. Jose Zamora, 24, of Sunland Park, N.M. died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.


August 5, 2006

• Spc. Brian J. Kubik, 20, of Harker Heights, Texas, died Aug 5 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on Aug 2 in Baghdad, Iraq.

August 4, 2006

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Clint J. Storey, 30, of Enid, Okla., and Sgt. Bradley H. Beste, 22, of Naperville, Ill., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

• Sgt. Leroy Segura Jr., 23, of Clovis, N.M., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a HMMWV accident.


August 2, 2006

• Petty Officer Marc A. Lee, 28, of Hood River, Ore., was killed Aug. 2 during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

• Sgt. Dustin D. Laird, 23, of Martin, Tenn., died in Al Qaim, Iraq, of injuries sustained during combat operations in Rawah, Iraq, on Aug. 1.

• Cpl. Joseph A. Tomci, 21, of Stow, Oh., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Pfc. Jason Hanson, 21, of Forks, Wash., died July 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


August 1, 2006

• Spc. Hai Ming Hsia, 37, of New York, N.Y., died during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.



July 29, 2006

• Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield, 19, of Clovis, Calif. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Sgt. Christian B. Williams, 27, of Winter Haven, Fla. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus, 28, of Wolf Creek, Mont., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


July 27, 2006

• Lance Cpl. James W. Higgins, 22, of Frederick, Md., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swanson, 25, of Rose Haven, Md., died on July 22 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire.


July 26, 2006

• Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward A. Koth, 30, of Towson, Md., died at Camp Victory, Iraq, after ordnance exploded during a disposal operation.


July 25, 2006

• Spc. Joseph A. Graves, 21, of Discovery Bay, Calif., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy encountered enemy fire.


July 24, 2006

• Spc. Dennis K. Samson Jr., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died on in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire.

• Spc. Stephen W. Castner, 27, of Cedarburg, Wis., died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMMV during combat operations in Tallil, Iraq.

• Capt. Jason M. West, 28, of Pittsburg, Pa., died on in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.


July 22, 2006

• Capt. Blake H. Russell, 35, of Forth Worth, Texas died of injuries sustained from enemy forces munitions while investigating a possible mortar cache during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

• Cpl. Adam J. Fargo, 22, of Ruckersville, Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his convoy encountered enemy forces small arms fire.


July 21, 2006

• Cpl. Matthew P. Wallace, 22, of Lexington Park, Md., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 16.


July 20, 2006

• Cpl. Julian A. Ramon, 22, of Flushing, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


July 18, 2006

•Lance Cpl. Geofrey R. Cayer, 20, of Fitchburg, Mass., died from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

•Sgt. Mark R. Vecchione, 25, of Tucson Ariz, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank.

• Cpl. Nathaniel S. Baughman, 23, of Monticello, Ind., died of injuries on July 17 in Bayji, Iraq, when his HMMWV encountered enemy forces rocket-propelled grenades during patrol operations.


July 17, 2006

• Staff Sgt. Kenneth I. Pugh, 39, of Houston Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his M1A2 Abrams tank encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

• Staff Sgt. Michael A. Dickinson II, 26, of Battle Creek, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

• Sgt. 1st Class Scott R. Smith, 34, of Punxsutawney, Pa., died in Al Iskandariyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during a controlled ordnance clearing mission.


July 16, 2006

• Staff Sgt. Jason M. Evey, 29, of Stockton, Calif., died of injuries sustained when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.


July 15, 2006

• Sgt. Andres J. Contreras, 23, of Huntington Park, Calif., died of injuries sustained when his HMMWV encountered an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq during combat operations.

•Spc. Manuel J. Holguin, 21, of Woodlake, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.


July 14, 2006

• Sgt. Thomas B. Turner Jr., 31, of Cottonwood, Calif., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on July 13 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Al Muqdadiyah, Iraq.


July 13, 2006

• Sgt. Alkaila T. Floyd, 23, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on July 8 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Mine Protected Vehicle in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

July 12, 2006

• Sgt. Irving Hernandez Jr., 28, of New York, N.Y., died in Mosul, Iraq when he encountered enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

• Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry A. Tharp, 44, of Aledo, Ill., died as a result of enemy action when his dismounted patrol was struck by an improvised explosive device while operating in the Al Anbar province of Iraq.


July 10, 2006

• Sgt. Duane J. Dreasky, 31, of Novi, Mich., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Habbaniyah, Iraq, on Nov. 21.


July 9, 2006

•Spc. Damien M. Montoya, 21, of Holbrook, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat related cause



July 8, 2006

• Staff Sgt. Omar D. Flores, 27, of Mission, Texas, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on July 8, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.

• Spc. Troy C. Linden, 22, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.

• Spc. Joseph P. Micks, 22, of Rapid River, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.


July 3

• Staff Sgt. Paul S. Pabla, 23, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire during combat operations.


July 2, 2006

• Pfc. Collin T. Mason, 20, of Staten Island, N.Y., died in Taji, Iraq, when he encountered indirect fire while manning a checkpoint in his vehicle.

• Sgt. Justin L. Noyes, 23, of Vinita, Okla., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

July 1, 2006

•Airman 1st Class Carl Jerome Ware Jr., 22, of Glassboro, N.J., died July 1, from a non-combat related cause at Camp Bucca, Iraq.

•Sgt. Bryan C. Luckey, 25, of Tampa, Fla., died on June 29, in Mosul, Iraq, when he was shot by enemy forces while on mounted patrol.


June 30, 2006

•Pfc. Rex A. Page, 21, of Kirksville, Mo., died June 28 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

•Pfc. Michael J. Potocki, 21, of Baltimore, Md., died on June 26, of injuries sustained in Al Asad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy force's small arms fire during combat operations.

•Cpl. Ryan. J. Clark, 19, of Lancaster, Calif., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on June 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


June 29, 2006

•Cpl. Christopher D. Rose, 21, of San Francisco, Calif., died of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

• Sgt. Kyle R. Miller, 19, of Willmar, Minn., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy.

• Sgt. James P. Muldoon, 23, of Bells, Texas, died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baquba, Iraq.


June 27, 2006

•Cpl. Jeremy S. Jones, 25, of Omaha, Neb., died of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device during dismounted combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

• Sgt. 1st Class Terry O.P. Wallace, 33, of Winnsboro, La. died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.


June 26, 2006

• Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar, 30, of Lake Orion, Mich. died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Cpl. Jason W. Morrow, 27, of Riverside, Calif. died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Sgt. Terry M. Lisk, 26, of Fox Lake, Ill. died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when his unit received indirect fire from enemy forces during combat operations.


June 25, 2006

• Cpl. Paul N. King, 23, of Tyngsboro, Mass. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


June 24, 2006

• Sgt. Benjamin J. Laymon, 22, of Mount Vernon, Ohio. and Sgt. Justin D. Norton, 21, of Rainier, Wash. died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained when they encountered enemy forces small arms fire, and an improvised explosive device which detonated during a dismounted patrol.

• Staff Sgt. Alberto V. Sanchez, 33, of Houston, Texas, died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


June 23, 2006

• Staff Sgt. Mario J. Bievre, 34, of Glendale Heights, Ill. and Pfc. Paul A. Beyer, 21, of Jamestown, N.D.died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

• Cpl Ryan J. Buckley, 21, of Nokomis, Ill. died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

• Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons, 19, of Port Orchard, Wash. died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 11 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

• Spc. Channing G. Singletary, 30, of Sylvester, Ga., died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat-related cause.


June 22, 2006

• Cpl. Riley E. Baker, 22, of Pacific, Mo. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


June 21, 2006

• Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Whyte, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Sgt. Jason J. Buzzard, 31, of Ukiah, Calif. died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his cargo truck during combat operations.

• Sgt. Sirlou C. Cuaresma, 25, of Chicago, Ill. died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat related cause.


June 20, 2006

• Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of Houston, Texas and Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore. who were missing were found dead in Youssifiyah, Iraq.


June 17, 2006

• Sgt. Reyes Ramirez, 23, of Willis, Texas and Spc. Robert L. Jones, 22, of Milwaukie, Ore. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.


June 16, 2006

• Spc. David J. Babineau, 25, of Springfield, Mass. died in Baghdad, Iraq while manning a checkpoint that came under enemy small arms fire.

• Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minn., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.


June 15, 2006

• Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos, 21, of Minot, N.D., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


June 14, 2006

• Cpl. Michael A. Estrella, 20, of Hemet, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


June 9, 2006

• Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven, 22, of Plymouth, Neb., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

• Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb., died of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero, 21, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb. died of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Hospitalman Zachary M. Alday, 22, of Donalsonville, Ga., died from injuries sustained earlier in the day in Al Anbar, Iraq, when the vehicle in which he was riding struck a land mine.

• Sgt. Jose M. Velez, 35, of Bronx, N.Y., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


June 8, 2006

• Cpl. Luis D. Santos, 20, of Rialto, Calif., died in Buritz, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

• Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain, 31, of Meridian, Miss., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations.

• Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree, 31, of Canton, Ohio, died in Al Kut, Iraq, on June 8, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


June 7, 2006

• 2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan, 23, of Edwards, Colo., died in Mosul, Iraq, when he encountered enemy small arms fire during dismounted combat operations.

• 1st Lt. Scott M. Love, 32, of Knoxville, Tenn. and Pfc. David N. Crombie, 19, of Winnemucca, Nev. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.



June 6, 2006

• Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell, 25, of Munford, Ala. and Cpl. Andy D. Anderson, 24, of Falls Church, Va. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their camp received indirect enemy fire during combat operations.


June 5, 2006

• Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke, 29, of Bay City, Wis., died as a result of enemy action when her vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Sgt. 1st Class. Issac S. Lawson, 35, of Sacramento, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

• Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski, 44, of Roseville, Ill., died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.


June 4, 2006

• 1st Lt. Ryan T. Sanders, 27, of College Station, Texas and Sgt. Daniel R. Gionet, 23, of Pelham, N.H. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M1A2 tank during combat operations.



June 3, 2006

• Maj. Michael D. Stover, 43, of Mansfield, Ohio, died from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon,44, of Newark Del., died in Haditha, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

• Cpl. Ryan J. Cummings, 22, of Streamwood, Ill., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Spc. Brett L. Tribble, 20, of Lake Jackson, Texas, died in Ar Ramadi of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on June 2, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


May 31, 2006

• Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq of non-combat related causes.

• Spc. Brock L. Bucklin, 28, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died in Balad, Iraq, of a non-combat related cause.

• Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, of Salem, Mass., died in Marez, Iraq, of non-combat related causes.


May 30, 2006

• Cpl. Bobby R. West, 23, of Beebe, Ark., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted patrol operations.

• Cpl. Richard A. Bennett, 25, of Girard, Kan. and Capt. Nathanael J. Doring, 31, of Apple Valley, Minn. died following a non-hostile helicopter accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq, on May 27.


May 29, 2006

• Capt. James A. Funkhouser, 35, of Katy, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during reconnaissance patrol operations.

• Cpl. Jeremy M. Loveless, 25, of Estacada, Ore., died in Mosul, Iraq when his Stryker came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.


May 27, 2006

• Cpl. J. Adan Garcia, 20, of Irving, Texas, died in the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., of injuries sustained May 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy encountered small arms fire received while returning from an explosive ordnance mission.



May 26, 2006

• Lance Cpl. Kevin A. Lucas, 20, of Greensboro, N.C., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.




May 25, 2006

• Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin, 24, of Knoxville, Ill., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained on May 4, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.


• Capt. Douglas A. Dicenzo, 30, of Plymouth, N.H. and Spc. Robert E. Blair, 22, of Ocala, Fla. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.



May 24, 2006

• Spc. Michael L. Hermanson, 21, of Fargo, N.D., died in Al Abayachi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle came under attack from an improvised explosive device, rocket-propelled grenade, and enemy small arms fire while on a route-clearing mission during combat operations.


May 22, 2006

• Sgt. David R. Christoff, 25, of Rossford, Ohio, and Lance Cpl. William J. Leusink, 21, of Maurice, Iowa, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


May 21, 2006

• Lance Cpl. Benito A. Ramirez, 22, of Edinburgh, Texas, died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 18, 2006


• Lt. Col. Daniel E. Holland, 43, of San Antonio, Texas;1st. Lt. Robert A. Seidel III, 23, of Gettysburg, Pa.;Sgt. Lonnie C. Allen Jr., 26, of Bellevue, Neb.; andPfc. Nicholas R. Cournoyer, 25, of Gilmanton, N.H., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.


• Cpl. William B. Fulks, 23, of Culloden, W.Va., died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on May 1.



May 17, 2006


• Petty Officer Third Class Lee Hamilton Deal, 23, of West Monroe, La., died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 16, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Santiago M. Halsel, 32, of Bowling Green, Ky., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.



May 15, 2006


• Capt. Shane R. Mahaffee, 36, of Alexandria, Va., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, of injuries sustained on May 5, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol operations in Al Hillah, Iraq.


• Sgt. Marion Flint Jr., 29, of Baltimore; and Pfc. Grant A. Dampier, 25, of Merrill, Wis., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat patrol operations.



May 14, 2006


• Chief Warrant Officer John W. Engeman, 45, of East North Port, N.Y.; and Master Sgt. Robert H. West, 37, of Elyria, Ohio, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.


• Maj. Matthew W. Worrell, 34, of Lewisville, Texas, and Chief Warrant Officer Jamie D. Weeks, 47 of Daleville, Ala., died in Yusufiyah, Iraq, when their aircraft was shot down during combat operations.


• Lance Cpl. Jose S. Marin Dominguez Jr., 22, of Liberal, Kan.; and Lance Cpl. Hatak Yuka Keyu M. Yearby, 21, of Overbrook, Okla., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 13, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Richard Z. James, 20, of Seaford, Del., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Spc. Ronald W. Gebur, 23, of Delavan, Ill., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.



May 12, 2006


• Spc. Brandon L. Teeters, 21, of Lafayette, La., died in Ludwigshafen, Germany, of injuries sustained on April 20, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.


• Lance Cpl. Adam C. Conboy, 21, of Philadelphia, Pa., died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 11, 2006


• Pfc. Eric D. Clark, 22, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; and Pfc. Stephen P. Snowberger III, 18, of Lopez, Pa., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their veihcle during combat patrol operations.


• Spc. Armer N. Burkart, 26, of Rockville, Md., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol operations.


• Lance Cpl. Jason K. Burnett, 20, of St. Cloud, Fla.; Lance Cpl. David J. Grames Sanchez, 22, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 2nd Lt. Michael L. Licalzi, 24, of Garden City, N.Y.; and Cpl. Steve Vahaviolos, 21, of Airmont, N.Y., died in a vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 10, 2006


• Sgt. Alessandro Carbonaro, 28, of Bethesda, Md., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on May 1.



May 9, 2006


• Spc. Aaron P. Latimer, 26, of Ennis, Texas, died in Mosul, Iraq.



May 8, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Gregory A. Wagner, 35, of Mitchell, S.D., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised fire projectile struck his HMMWV.



May 7, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Emmanuel L. Legaspi, 38, of Las Vegas, Nev., died of injuries sustained in Tal Afar, Iraq when his unit came under enemy fire during combat operations.



May 6, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Dale J. Kelly Jr., 48, of Richmond, Maine.; and Staff Sgt. David M. Veverka, 25, of Jamestown, Pa., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their cargo truck during combat operations.


• Sgt. Matthew J. Fenton, 24, of Little Ferry, N.J., died at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Lance Cpl. Leon B. Deraps, 19, of Jamestown, Mo., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Cpl. Cory L. Palmer, 19, of Seaford, Del., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 5, 2006


• Pvt. Alva L. Gaylord, 25, of Carrollton, Mo., died of injuries sustained in Qasr Ar Riyy, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle.


• 1st Sgt. Carlos N. Saenz 46, of Las Vegas; Spc. Teodoro Torres, 29, of Las Vegas; and Sgt. Nathan J. Vacho, 29, of Janesville, Wis.; died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.



May 4, 2006


• Cpl. Stephen R. Bixler, 20, of Suffield, Conn., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Staff Sgt. Gavin B. Reinke, 32, of Pueblo, Colo., and Spc. Bryan L. Quinton, 24, of Sand Springs, Okla., died when an improvised explosive device detonated near their RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle.


• Sgt. Elisha R. Parker, 21, of Taberg, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



May 3, 2006


• Pfc. Benjamin T. Zieske, 20, of Concord, Calif., died of injuries sustained in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated.


• Sgt. Joseph E. Proctor, 38, of Indianapolis, died in Tammin, Iraq, when a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post.


• Capt. Brian S. Letendre, 27, of Woodbridge, Va., died conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Pfc. Christopher M. Eckhardt, 19, of Phoenix, died in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.



May 1, 2006


• Cpl. Robbie G. Light, 21, of Kingsport, Tenn., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A2 Abrams tank.


• Lance Cpl. Robert L. Moscillo, 21, of Salem, N.H., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 29, 2006


• Sgt. Steve M. Sakoda, 29, of Hilo, Hawaii, died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.



April 28, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Bryant A. Herlem, 37, of Copperas Cove, Texas; and Sgt. Jose Gomez, 23, of Corona, N.Y.; died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.


• Cpl. Brandon M. Hardy 25, of Cochranville, Pa.; and Sgt. Lea R. Mills, 21, of Brooksville, Fla.; died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Sgt. Edward G. Davis III, 31, of Antioch, Ill., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 27, 2006


• 1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez 38, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.


• Sgt. Matthew A. Webber 23, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.


• Staff Sgt. Mark A. Wall 27, of Alden, Iowa, died in Mosul, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.



April 26, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Michael L. Ford, 19, of New Bedford, Mass., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 25, 2006


• Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Herrema, 27, of Jackson, Tenn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when he came under enemy fire during combat operations.


• Pfc. Raymond L. Henry, 21, of Anaheim, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.



April 24, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, 20, of Modesto, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province.


• Staff Sgt. Metodio A. Bandonill, 29, of Honolulu, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.



April 23, 2006


• Sgt. Robert W. Ehney, 26, of Lexington, Ky.; Cpl. Jason B. Daniel, 21, of Fort Worth, Texas; and Cpl. Shawn T. Lasswell Jr., 21, of Reno, Nev.; died of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.



April 22, 2006


• Cpl. Eric R. Lueken, 23, of Dubois, Ind., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province.


• Pvt. Travis C. Zimmerman, 19, of New Berlinville, Pa., died when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post.


• Sgt. Kyle A. Colnot, 23, of Arcadia, Calif.; Spc. Eric D. King, 29, of Vancouver, Wash.; Pfc. Jacob H. Allcott, 21, of Caldwell, Idaho; andPvt. Michael E. Bouthot, 19, of Fall River, Mass.; died of injuries sustained in Baghad, Iraq, on April 22, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV causing a fire.



April 20, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Jason C. Ramseyer, 28, of Lenoir, N.C., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province.



April 19, 2006


• Pfc. Patrick A. Tinnell, 25, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died in As Siniyah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated during a dismounted combat patrol.


• Pfc. Robert J. Settle, 25, of Owensboro, Ky., died in Taji, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.



April 18, 2006


• Capt. Ian P. Weikel, 31, of Colorado, died in Balad, Iraq from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad.



April 16, 2006


• Master Sgt. Clinton W. Cubert, 38, of Lawrenceburg, Ky., died in the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Ky., of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Samarra, Iraq, on Sept. 11, 2005.



April 15, 2006


• Spc. Mark W. Melcher, 34, of Pittsburgh, died in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, when his M1A1 Abrams tank came under enemy small-arms fire during combat operations.


• Lance Cpl. Derrick J. Cothran, 21, of Avondale, La., and

• Cpl. Pablo V. Mayorga, 33, of Margate, Fla. and

• Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims, 22, of Covington, Ky. and

• Pfc. Ryan G. Winslow, 19, of Jefferson, Ala. died in two separate attacks on vehicles during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.




April 14, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Darin T. Settle, 23, of Henley, Mo., died from a non-hostile motor vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 13, 2006


• Spc. Andrew K. Waits, 23, of Waterford, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


• Cpl. Salem Bachar, 20, of Chula Vista, Calif., and

• Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez, 22, of San Antonio, Texas died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.



April 12, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Marcus S. Glimpse, 22, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died as the result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Cpl. Scott M. Bandhold, 37, of North Merrick, N.Y., and

• Spc. Roland E. Calderon-Ascencio, 21, of Miami, Fla. died of injuries sustained in Misiab, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.




April 11, 2006


• Spc. Kenneth D. Hess, 26, of Asheville, N.C., died in Rawah, Iraq, as the result of a suicide bomber attack while Hess was conducting a dismounted patrol.


• Sgt. Joseph A. Blanco, 25, of Bloomington, Calif., and

• Spc. James F. Costello III, 27, of St. Louis, and

• Pfc. George R. Roehl Jr., 21, of Manchester, N.H., died of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle and they subsequently came under small arms fire during combat operations.




April 10, 2006


• Sgt. 1st Class Randall L. Lamberson, 36, of Springfield, Mo., died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.


• Spc. James W. Gardner, 22, of Glasgow, Ky., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.



April 9, 2006


• Sgt. David S. Collins, 24, of Jasper Ga., died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.


• Pfc. Joseph I. Love, 22, of North Pole, Alaska, died in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

• Sgt. 1st Class Gregory S. Rogers, 42, of Cincinnati, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.



April 8, 2006


• Spc. Shawn R. Creighton, 21, of Windsor, N.C., died in Rawah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker vehicle during patrol operations.


• Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini, 24, of Lansing, Ill., died of a gunshot wound while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.


• Pvt. Jody W. Missildine, 19, of Plant City, Fla., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.


• Lance Cpl. Juana Navarro Arellano, 24, of Ceres, Calif., died from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 7, 2006


• Cpl. Richard P. Waller,22, of Fort Worth, Texas, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



April 6, 2006


• Pfc. Chase A. Edwards, 19, of Lake Charles, La., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Lance Cpl. Bryan N. Taylor, 20, of Milford, Ohio, died after being shot by an Iraqi Army soldier on a coalition base near Al Qaim, Iraq.


• Spc. Daniel L. Sesker,22, of Ogden, Iowa, died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


• Spc. Dustin J. Harris, 21, of Bangor, Maine, died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated while he was conducting dismounted patrol operations.



April 4, 2006


• Spc. Ty J. Johnson, 28, of Elk Grove, Calif., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.



April 2, 2006

• Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, 27, of Florence, Wis., died after the truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

• Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Ore., died when the truck he was riding in rolled voer in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.


• Pfc. Jeremy W. Ehle, 19, of Richmond, Va., died in Hit, Iraq, from wounds sustained when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

• Hospitalman Geovani Padilla Aleman, 20, of South Gate, Calif., died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.


• Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, 20, of Atlanta, and

• Staff Sgt. Eric A. McIntosh, 29, of Trafford, Pa., and

• Cpl. Scott J. Procopio, 20, of Saugus, Mass., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.



April 1, 2006


• Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr., 21, of Victoria, Texas, and

• Cpl. David A. Bass, 20, of Nashville, Tenn., and

• Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla., and

• Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, 20, of Los Angeles, and

• Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, R.I., and

• Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, 28, of Yelm, Wash., died when the seven-ton truck they were riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.



• Staff Sgt. Darrell P. Clay, 34, of Fayetteville, N.C., and

• Sgt. Israel Devora Garcia, 23, of Clint, Texa,s died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they were conducting a dismounted patrol.


• Capt. Timothy J. Moshier, 25, of Albany, N.Y., and

• Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Hartwick, 37, of Orrick, Mo., died in Baghdad when their Apache helicopter crashed while conducting a combat air patrol.



March 31, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Beisel, 21, of Lackawaxen, Pa., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.



March 30, 2006


• Pfc. Joseph J. Duenas, 23, of Mesa, Ariz., died in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries while returning from combat operations.



March 29, 2006


• Tech. Sgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., 37, of Houston, was killed in the explosion of an improvised explosive device while conducting safing operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.



March 28, 2006


• Pfc. Sean D. Tharp, 21, of Orlando, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his element came under enemy small arms fire while conducting dismounted patrol operations.


• Sgt. Michael D. Rowe, 23, New Port Richey, Fla., died in Rutbah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.



March 27, 2006


• Sgt 1st Class Randy D. McCaulley, 44, Indiana, Pa., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.



March 25, 2006


• Spc. Frederick A. Carlson, 25, Bethlehem, Pa., died in Taqqadum, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.



March 23, 2006


• Sgt 1st Class Randy D. McCaulley, 44, Indiana, Pa., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.


• Staff Sgt. Brock A. Beery, 30, of White House, Tenn., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.



March 21, 2006


• Cpl. Antoine J. McKinzie, 25, of Indianapolis, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.



March 18, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Ricardo Barraza, 24, of Shafter, Calif., and

• Sgt. Dale G. Brehm, 23, of Turlock, Calif., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when they came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations.




March 16, 2006


• Sgt. Amanda N. Pinson, 21, of St. Louis, and

• Spc. Carlos M. Gonzalez, 22, of Middletown, N.Y., died in Tikrit, Iraq, when a mortar round detonated.


• Cpl. Nyle Yates III, 22, of Lake Odessa, Mich., died in Bayji, Iraq, when he came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations.



March 15, 2006


• Pfc. Angelo A. Zawaydeh, 19, of San Bruno, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his traffic control point came under mortar attack during combat operations.



March 13, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Lewis, 32, of Bunkie, La., died north of Rustamiyah, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated near his vehicle during a convoy operations.


• Staff Sgt. Marco, A. Silva, 27, of Alva, Fla., and

• Sgt. Corey A. Dan, 22, of Norway, Maine, died near Ar Ramadi, when they came under small arms fire and an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.




March 12, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Kristen K. Marino, 20, of Honolulu, died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.




March 11, 2006


• Pfc. Amy A. Duerksen, 19, of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury.



March 10, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Bunny Long, 22, of Modesto, Calif., died March 10 from a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



March 8, 2006


• Gunnery Sgt. John D. Fry, 28, of Lorena, Texas, died from improvised explosive devices in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



March 7, 2006


• Gunnery Sgt. Justin R. Martone, 31, of Bedford, Va., died from improvised explosive devices in Al Anbar province, Iraq.


• Pfc. Ricky Salas, Jr. 22, of Roswell, N.M., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle while conducting mounted operations.



March 6, 2006


• Cpl. Adam O. Zanutto, 26, of Caliente, Calif., died at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., from wounds received as a result of an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq on Feb. 25.



March 5, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Jessen, 28, of Paragould, Ark., died in Rawah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.



March 3, 2006


• Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder, 20, of Finksburg, Md., died from a non combat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.



March 1, 2006


• Spc. Christopher S. Merchant, 32, of Hardwick, Vt., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his vehicle came under attack by enemy forces using a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenade.


• Sgt. Joshua V. Youmans, 26, of Flushing, Mich., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas from injuries sustained in Habbaniyah, Iraq, on Nov. 21, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.


• Pfc. Tina M. Priest, 20, of Austin, Texas, died in Taji, Iraq, from non-combat related injury.



February 27, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Dwayne P. R. Lewis, 26, of New York City, died in Baghdad when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted patrol.



February 26, 2006


• Spc. Joshua M. Pearce, 21, of Guymon, Okla., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near Stryker military vehicle during patrol operations.


• Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Schornak, 28, of Hoover, Ala., died in Baghdad when his dismounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small arms fire.


• Spc. Clay P. Farr, 21, of Bakersfield, Calif., and

• Spc. Joshua U. Humble, 21, of Appleton, Maine, died in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during patrol operations.




February 25, 2006


• Lance Cpl. John J. Thornton, 22, of Phoenix, died of wounds received as a result of an enemy mortar attack in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


• Pfc. Benjamin C. Schuster, 21, of Williamsville, N.Y., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from a gunshot wound.


• Lance Cpl. Adam J. Vanalstine, 21, of Superior, Wis., died from an improvised explosive device in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.



February 24, 2006


• Pvt. Joshua F. Powers, 21, of Skiatook, Okla., died in Baghdad from a non-combat related injury.


• Sgt. Dimitri Muscat, 21, of Aurora, Colo., died in Balad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries sustained earlier that day in Samarra, Iraq.



February 22, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Gregson G. Gourley, 38, of Salt Lake City and

• Sgt. Rickey E. Jones, 21, of Kokomo, Ind., and

• Pfc. Christopher L. Marion, 20, of Pineville, Mo., and

• Pfc. Allan A. Morr, 21, of Shiawassee County, Mich., died in Al Hawijah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during patrol operations.




February 21, 2006


• 2nd Lt. Almar L. Fitzgerald, 23, of Lexington, S.C., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received Feb. 18 as a result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.



February 20, 2006


• Staff Sgt. Jay T. Collado, 31, of Columbia, S.C., died from an improvised explosive device near Baghdad, Iraq.


• Sgt. Jessie Davila, 29, of Greensburg, Kan., died in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.


• Daniel J. Kuhlmeier, 30, of Omaha, Neb., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when the convoy he was traveling in was struck by an improvised explosive device.



February 18, 2006


• Cpl. Matthew D. Conley, 21, of Killen, Ala., died when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.



February 17, 2006


• Sgt. 1st Class Amos C. Edwards, Jr., 41, of Savannah, Ga., died in Ar Rutbah, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.


• Cpt. Anthony R. Garcia, 48, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in Tikrit, Iraq, from a gun shot wound.


 
 
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