Gulf War II
Operation Iraqi Freedom

KILLED (KIA) 
CAPTURED (POW)
 MISSING (MIA)
Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN)

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Most current information/latest casualties FIRST

Date of Announcement
Names
Original 
Status
Status
Change/
Date
Cause of Casualty
July 30, 2003 Sgt. Nathaniel Hart Jr., 29, of Valdosta, Ga Killed
 July 28, 2003
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No 559-03
July 30, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Nathaniel Hart Jr., 29, of Valdosta, Ga., died on July 28 in Tillil, Iraq.  Hart died of injuries he received when his vehicle went off the road and rolled over. Hart was assigned to the 416th Transportation Company, 260th Quartermaster Battalion, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga. 

July 29, 2003 Spc. William J. Maher III, 35, Yardley, Pa Killed
July 28, 2003
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No 556-03
July 29, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. William J. Maher III, 35, Yardley, Pa., was killed on July 28 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Maher was in a convoy when he was injured by an improvised explosive device.  Maher died of his injuries.   Maher was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, based at Ray Barracks, Germany. 

July 29, 2003 Pfc. Jonathan M. Cheatham, 19, of Camden, Ark Killed
 July 26, 2003
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No 554-03
July 29, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the identities of two soldiers who were killed while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom:
Pfc. Jonathan M. Cheatham, 19, of Camden, Ark., was killed on July 26 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Cheatham was in a convoy that came under rocket propelled grenade attack. Cheatham was assigned to the 489th Engineer Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, North Little Rock, Ark. 
Sgt. Heath A. McMillin, 29, of Canandaigua, N.Y., was killed on July 27 South of Baghdad, Iraq.  McMillin was on patrol when he came under attack from rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire. McMillin was assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, Buffalo, N.Y.

Sgt. Heath A. McMillin, 29, of Canandaigua, N.Y Killed
July 27, 2003
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July 28, 2003 Sgt. Daniel K. Methvin, 22, Belton, Texas

Spc. Jonathan P. Barnes, 21, Anderson, Mo.

Pfc. Wilfredo Perez Jr., 24, Norwalk, Conn

 

Killed
July 26, 2003
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No 552-03
July 28, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today the identities of three soldiers killed on July 26, in Baghdad, Iraq, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  The deceased are:
Sgt. Daniel K. Methvin, 22, Belton, Texas
Spc. Jonathan P. Barnes, 21, Anderson, Mo.
Pfc. Wilfredo Perez Jr., 24, Norwalk, Conn.
The soldiers were killed as a result of a grenade being thrown from a window of an Iraqi civilian hospital that they were guarding.   The soldiers were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas 

July 28, 2003 Spc. Ramon Reyes Torres, 29, Caguas, Puerto Rico Killed
July 16, 2003
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No 551-03
July 28, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Ramon Reyes Torres, 29, Caguas, Puerto Rico, was killed on July 16 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Reyes Torres was killed as he sought cover from a passing truck that contained a command detonated device.     Reyes Torres was assigned to the 432nd Transportation Company, Ceiba, Puerto Rico. 

July 25, 2003 Sgt. Juan M. Serrano, 31, Manati, Puerto Rico, Died
July 24, 2003
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No 544-03
July 25, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Juan M. Serrano, 31, Manati, Puerto Rico, died on July 24 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Serrano was changing a tire on an M998 vehicle when it fell on him inflicting a fatal head injury.    Serrano was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany. 

July 25, 2003 Capt. Joshua T. Byers, 29, of Nevada KIA
July 23, 2003
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No 543-03
July 25, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties

The Department of Defense announced today that on July 23 east of Baghdad, Iraq, Capt. Joshua T. Byers, 29, of Nevada was killed in action when his convoy hit an explosive device.  Byers was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Troop, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment, in Fort Carson, Co.  
On July 24, three soldiers were killed north of Al Hawd, Iraq, when their military convoy came under enemy fire. Killed were:
Cpl. Evan Asa Ashcraft, 24, West Hills, Calif. Ashcraft was assigned to the Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, in Fort Campbell, Ky.
Pfc. Raheen Tyson Heighter, 22, Bay Shore, N.Y. Heighter was assigned to the 2/320th Field Artillery, Fort Campbell, Ky. 
Staff Sgt. Hector R. Perez, 40, of Corpus Christi, Texas. Perez was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, in Fort Campbell, Ky.

Cpl. Evan Asa Ashcraft, 24, West Hills, Calif

Pfc. Raheen Tyson Heighter, 22, Bay Shore, N.Y. Heighter

Staff Sgt. Hector R. Perez, 40, of Corpus Christi, Texas

Killed
July 24, 2003
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July 23, 2003 Spc. Jon P. Fettig, 30, Dickinson, N.D Killed
July 22, 2003
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No 535-03
July 23, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Jon P. Fettig, 30, Dickinson, N.D., was killed on July 22 on the outside of Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Fettig was killed when the Heavy Expanded-Mobility Tactical Truck he was in was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.    Fettig was assigned to the 957th Engineer Company (V Corps), Bismarck, N.D.  

July 23, 2003
Spc. Brett T. Christian, 27, North Royalton, Ohio

 

Killed
July 23, 20023
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Jul 23, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Brett T. Christian, 27, North Royalton, Ohio, was killed on July 23 in Mosul, Iraq.  Christian was in a convoy that came under attack by rocket propelled grenades.
Christian was assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry, 101st  Airborne Div., Fort Campbell, Ky.
July 22, 2002 Sgt. 1st Class Christopher R. Willoughby, 29, Phenix City, Ala Died
July 20, 2003
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Jul 22, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher R. Willoughby, 29, Phenix City, Ala., died on July 20 in Baghdad, Iraq. Willoughby was riding in a vehicle that rolled over. Willoughby was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gillen, Ga.
Cpl. Mark A. Bibby, 25, Watha, N.C., was died on July 21 in Baghdad, Iraq. Bibby was in a convoy to a water treatment facility when an improvised explosive device exploded. Bibby was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 422 Civil Affairs Battalion, Greensboro, N.C.
Cpl. Mark A. Bibby, 25, Watha, N.C Dies 
July 21, 2003
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July 21, 2003
Petty Officer 3rd Class David J.  Moreno, 26, Gering, Neb
Killed 
July 17, 2003
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NNS030718-21. Sailor Killed in Iraq
Special release from the U.S. Department of Defense
 WASHINGTON (NNS) -- The Department of Defense  announced July 18 that Petty Officer 3rd Class David J.  Moreno, 26, Gering, Neb., was killed July 17 in Al Hamishiyah,  Iraq, from a  non-hostile gunshot wound.
 Moreno was assigned to the Naval Medical Center San Diego,   Fourth Marine Division Detachment.    The incident is under investigation.
July 21, 2003 Sgt. Justin W. Garvey, 23, Townsend, Mass. Killed 
July 20, 2003
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Jul 21, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Justin W. Garvey, 23, Townsend, Mass., was killed on July 20 in Tallifar, Iraq. Garvey was patrolling in his vehicle when it was ambushed and struck by rocket propelled grenades.  
Garvey was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-187  Infantry Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.
July 21, 2003
Sgt. Justin W. Garvey, 23, of Townsend, Mass., 

 

Killed
July 20, 2003
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By Kathleen T. Rhem
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, July 21, 2003 Several attacks and an accident in Iraq over the past three days have left five American soldiers dead and another six hurt.
An attack in Baghdad today killed one soldier from the 1st Armored Division and wounded three others at roughly 10:30 a.m. local time. The attack also killed an Iraqi interpreter working with the coalition. A U.S. Central Command news release said the troops were in a vehicle that hit an "improvised explosive device" in the As Sulaykh district. The soldiers then came under small-arms fire.
A day earlier, two 101st Airborne Division soldiers were killed and a third injured in Tal Afar when their unit was attacked with small arms and rocket- propelled grenades.  They were taken to an Army hospital, where two died of their wounds.
Pentagon officials have identified the soldiers who died as Sgt. Justin W. Garvey, 23, of Townsend, Mass., and Sgt. Jason D. Jordan, 24, of Elba, Ala. Both were assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, deployed from Fort Campbell, Ky.
A vehicle accident near Baghdad International Airport July 20 killed one soldier and injured two others, CENTCOM officials said, but did not release
their unit name. Yet another attack with RPGs and small arms killed Army 2nd Lt. Jonathan D. Rozier, 25, of Katy, Texas, at roughly 1:30 a.m. local time July 19. CENTCOM officials said in a release that day that he had been providing "fixed-site security" at a bank when his unit came under attack. Rozier was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, of the 1st Armored Division deployed from Fort Riley, Kansas.
2nd Lt. Jonathan D. Rozier, 25, of Katy, Texas
Killed
July 19, 2003
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July 20, 2003 Sgt. Mason Douglas Whetstone, 30 Died 
July 17, 2003
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Jul 20, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraq Freedom. 
Sgt. Mason Douglas Whetstone, 30, a Utah native, died on July 17 in Baghdad, Iraq. Whetstone died as a result of non-combat injuries. The incident is under investigation. Whetstone was assigned to the 3d Battalion, 58th Aviation (Forward), Hanau, Germany.
Second Lt. Jonathan D. Rozier, 25, of Katy, Texas died on July 19 at Baghdad, Iraq. Lieutenant Rozier s unit was fired upon by rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire while providing security at a municipal building. Rozier was assigned to B Company, 2-70th Armor Battalion, Fort Riley, KS (1st Armored Division). 
July 20, 2003
Sgt. Jason D. Jordan, 24 of Elba,
Ala

 

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Jul 20, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Jason D. Jordan, 24 of Elba, Ala. died on July 20 in Tallifar, Iraq. Sgt. Jordan was patrolling a village when the vehicle was ambushed by RPGs (rocket propelled grenades).  
Jordan was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1-187 Infantry Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.
July 19, 2003
Spc. Joel L. Bertoldie, 20, Independence, Mo

 

Died
July 18, 2003
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Jul 19, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Joel L. Bertoldie, 20,
Independence, Mo. died on July 18 at Fallujah, Iraq. Bertoldie was thrown from the military vehicle he was driving when an explosive device was detonated underneath.   Bertoldie was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 4-64 Armor Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.
July 18, 2003
Petty Officer 3rd Class David J. Moreno, 26, Gering, Neb.

 

Killed
July 17, 2003
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Jul 18, 2003
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Petty Officer 3rd Class David J. Moreno, 26, Gering, Neb., was killed July 17 in Al Hamishiyah, Iraq, from a non-hostile gunshot wound.    Moreno was assigned to the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Fourth Marine Division Detachment. The incident is under investigation.
July 16, 2003
Lance Cpl. Cory Ryan Geurin, 18, of Santee, Calif

 

Killed
July 15, 2003
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Jul 16, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Lance Cpl. Cory Ryan Geurin, 18, of Santee, Calif., was killed in Babylon, Iraq, on July 15.  He was standing post on a palace roof in Babylon when he fell approximately 60 feet.    Geurin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
July 16, 2003
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Jaror C. Puello-Coronado, 36, Pocono Summit, Pa

 

Died 
July 13. 2003
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Jul 16, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Jaror C. Puello-Coronado, 36, Pocono Summit, Pa., died on July 13 at Camp Edson, Iraq.  Puello-Coronado was manning a traffic point when the operator of a dump truck lost control of the vehicle. Puello-Coronado was struck by the truck and died of his injuries.    Puello-Coronado was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 310th Military Police Battalion, in Uniondale, N.Y.
July 15, 2003 Cpt. Paul J. Cassidy, 36, of Laingsburg, Mich Died 
July 13, 2003
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Jul 15, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  
Cpt. Paul J. Cassidy, 36, of Laingsburg, Mich., died July 13 in Camp Babylon, Iraq.  Cassidy died as a result of non-combat injuries. This incident is under
investigation. Cassidy was assigned to the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion in Wis.
Sgt. Michael T. Crockett, 27, of Soperton, Ga., was killed on July 14 in Baghdad, Iraq. Crockett was on patrol when he came under RPG attack. Crockett was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.
Spc. Joshua M. Neusche, 20, of Montreal, Mo., died July 12 in Homburg Hospital, Germany. Neusche died from a non-combat cause. Neusche was assigned to the 203rd Engineer Battalion, in Joplin, Mo.
Spc. Christian C. Schulz, 20, of Colleyville, Texas, died July 11 in Baqubah, Iraq.  Schulz died as a result of non-combat injuries. This incident is under
investigation. Schulz was assigned to the 3rd Troop, 67th Armor Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.
Sgt. Michael T. Crockett, 27, of Soperton, Ga Killed
 July 14, 2003
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Spc. Joshua M. Neusche, 20, of Montreal, Mo Killed 
July 14, 2003
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Spc. Christian C. Schulz, 20, of Colleyville, Texas Died 
July 11, 2003
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http://www.news-leader.com/today/0716-Mysteryill-108625.= html
Mystery illness kills Missouri soldier
July 16, 2003

Mystery illness kills Missouri soldier
Josh Neusche died Saturday; his family waits for answers.

By Eric Eckert
News-Leader Staff

       Montreal, Mo. -....      Missouri National Guard Spc. Josh Neusche, 20, died Saturday at the Homburg Hospital in Germany from a mysterious illness. A member of the 203rd Engineer Battalion, he is the only Missouri National Guardsman on the Department of Defense's casualty list....

July 14, 2003 Sgt. Roger D. Rowe, 54, Bon Aqua, Tenn Killed
July 9, 2003

 

Jul 14, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Sgt. Roger D. Rowe, 54, Bon Aqua, Tenn., was killed on July 9 in Iraq.  Rowe died as a result of an enemy sniper attack.  
Rowe was assigned to the 1174th Troop Command, in Columbia, Tenn.

 

July 14, 2003
Lance Cpl. Jason Andrew Tetrault, 20,
Moreno Valley, Calif

 

Killed
July 9, 2003
Jul 14, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Lance Cpl. Jason Andrew Tetrault, 20, Moreno Valley, Calif., was killed in Kuwait on July 9 in a vehicle accident.    Tetrault was assigned to 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
July 11, 2003 Sgt. 1st Class Dan H. Gabrielson, 39, Spooner, Wis Died
July 9, 2003
Jul 11, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
Sgt. 1st Class Dan H. Gabrielson, 39, Spooner, Wis., died on July 9 in Ba Qubah, Iraq.  Gabrielson was assigned to the 652nd Engineer Company, Ellsworth, Wis.   He was traveling in a convoy that came under attack. He was killed by hostile fire.  
 Sgt. Melissa Valles, 26, Eagle Pass, Texas, died on July 9 in Balad, Iraq.  Valles was assigned to B Company, 64th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Col.  She died as a result of non-combat injuries.  The incident is under investigation. 
Sgt. Melissa Valles, 26, Eagle Pass, Texas Died 
July 9, 2003
July 9, 2003 Staff Sgt. Barry Sanford, Sr., 46, of Aurora, Colo Died
July 7, 2003
Jul 09, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
     The Department of Defense announced today the identities of three soldiers who died of non-combat related causes while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
     Staff Sgt. Barry Sanford, Sr., 46, of Aurora, Colo., died on July 7 in Balad, Iraq.  Sanford was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Support Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.
     Sgt. 1st Class Craig A. Boling, 38, of Elkhart, Ind., died on July 8 in Camp
Wolf, Kuwait.  Boling was assigned to Company C, 1-152nd Infantry, Tell City, Ind. 
     Pvt. Robert L. McKinley, 23, of Kokomo, Ind., died on July 8 in Homberg, Germany.  McKinley was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-101st Air Assault, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Sgt. 1st Class Craig A. Boling, 38, of Elkhart, Ind Died
July 8, 2003
Pvt. Robert L. McKinley, 23, of Kokomo, Ind. Died
July 8, 2003
July 8, 2003 Spc. Chad L. Keith, 21, Batesville, Ind Killed
July 6, 2003
Jul 08, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Spc. Chad L. Keith, 21, Batesville, Ind., was killed on July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq. Keith was on mounted patrol when his vehicle drove past an object that exploded on the side of the road. Keith was assigned to the 2-325th Infantry, Company D, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sgt. David B. Parson, 30, Kannapolis, N.C., was killed on July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq. Parson was conducting a raid on a house when he was shot and killed. Parson was assigned to the 1-37th Armored Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany. 
Spc. Jeffrey M. Wershow, 22, Gainesville, Fla., was killed on July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq. Wershow was conducting military operations when he was shot and killed.  Wershow was assigned to the 2-124th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Orlando, Fla.
Sgt. David B. Parson, 30, Kannapolis, N.C Killed
July 6, 2003
Spc. Jeffrey M. Wershow, 22, Gainesville, Fla. Killed
July 6, 2003

Iraq war veteran killed in Highway 11 wreck
Posted Monday, July 7, 2003 - 3:24 am

By Paul Alongi
STAFF WRITER
palongi@greenvillenews.com

Josh Daniel Speer, a 21-year-old Marine who died in a single-vehicle wreck Sunday, poses with his weapons in Iraq.

A Marine who was home for the first time since fighting in Iraq died Sunday morning when the vehicle he was driving veered off State 11 and crashed into some trees, authorities said. ....

July 4, 2003 Pfc. Edward J. Herrgott, 20, of Shakopee, Minn Died
July 3, 2003
Jul 04, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Edward J. Herrgott, 20, of Shakopee, Minn., died on July 3 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Herrgott died from a gunshot wound while on patrol.   Herrgott was assigned to the 1-36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division,    Wiesbaden, Germany.  The incident is under investigation.
July 3, 2003
Pfc. Corey L. Small, 20, of East Berlin, Pa

 

Died 
July 3, 2003
Jul 03, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Corey L. Small, 20, of East Berlin, Pa. died on July 3 in Iraq. Small died from a non-combat related cause.    Small was assigned to the 502nd Military Intelligence Company, 2 ACR, Fort Polk, La.    The incident is under investigation.
July 3, 2003 Cpl. Travis J. Bradachnall, 21, of Multnomah County, Ore Died,
 July 2, 2003
Jul 03, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Cpl. Travis J. Bradachnall, 21, of Multnomah County, Ore. died on July 2 in Iraq.  Bradachnall was killed in an explosion during a mine clearing operation near the city of Karbala.   Bradachnall was assigned to Combat Service Support Group 11, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
July 3, 2003
Sgt. Jonathan W. Lambert, 28, of
Newsite, Mis

 

Wounded 
May 26, 2003
Died 
June 1, 2003
Jul 03, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Jonathan W. Lambert, 28, of Newsite, Miss., died June 1 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as a result of injuries he suffered when his HMMWV rolled over on May 26 in Iraq.    Lambert was assigned to the Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif. The vehicle mishap is under investigation.
July 2, 2003
1st Sgt. Christopher D. Coffin, 51,
of Bethlehem, PA

 

Died
July 1, 2003
Jul 02, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that 1st Sgt. Christopher D. Coffin, 51, of Bethlehem, Pa, died on July 1 on Highway 8 in Iraq.  Coffin's vehicle ran into a ditch while trying to avoid a civilian vehicle.   Coffin was assigned to the 352nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Riverdale, Md.  The incident is under investigation. 
June 30, 2003
Spc. Kelvin E. Feliciano Gutierrez,
21, of Anasco, Puerto Rico

 

Killed 
June 28, 2003
Jun 30, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Kelvin E. Feliciano Gutierrez, 21, of Anasco, Puerto Rico, was killed on June 28 in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.  Gutierrez was a .50 caliber gunner on a vehicle that was returning from patrol when it veered off the road and turned over.  Gutierrez suffered fatal injuries while trapped under the vehicle. 
Gutierrez was assigned to Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.  The incident is under investigation. 
June 30, 2003 Cpl. Tomas Sotelo Jr., 20, of Houston, Texas Killed
June 27, 2003
Jun 30, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the identities of two  soldiers who were killed while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Cpl. Tomas Sotelo Jr., 20, of Houston, Texas, was killed on June 27 in Baghdad, Iraq.  Sotelo was traveling in a convoy when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle.
Sotelo was assigned to Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.
Sgt. Timothy M. Conneway, 22, of Enterprise, Ala., was injured on June  26 in Baghdad, Iraq and he later died of wounds on June 28. Conneway was traveling in a government vehicle when an explosive device detonated and struck the vehicle. Conneway was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga. 
Both incidents are under investigation.
Sgt. Timothy M. Conneway, 22, of Enterprise, Ala WIA Died
June 28, 2003
JUNE 28, 2003 Sgt. 1st Class Gladimir Philippe, 37, of Linden, N.J.  

Pfc. Kevin C. Ott, 27, of Columbus, Ohio.

DUSTWUN
June 25, 2003

KIA

SOLDIERS FOUND DEAD

Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Soldiers Missing in Iraq
The Department of Defense announced today the identities of two  soldiers whose status has been listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown.  The soldiers failed to respond to a radio check on June 25, South of Balad, Iraq.  A search party was sent to the location of their last radio transmission.  The soldiers are:
Sgt. 1st Class Gladimir Philippe, 37, of Linden, N.J.  and Pfc. Kevin C. Ott, 27, of Columbus, Ohio.
Both soldiers are assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.  The search is still ongoing.
June 27, 2003
Spc. Andrew F. Chris, 25, of Calif.,

 

Killed
June 25, 2003
Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Andrew F. Chris, 25, of Calif., was killed on June 25 in Iraq.  Chris was fatally wounded in combat operations in hostile enemy territory.    Chris was assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.
June 27, 2003
Spc. Richard P. Orengo, 32, of Puerto Rico

 

Killed
June 26, 2003
Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Richard P. Orengo, 32, of Puerto Rico, was killed on June 26 in An Najif, Iraq.  Orengo was shot and died of injuries he received. 
 Orengo was assigned to the 755th Military Police Company, Arecibo, Puerto Rico.
June 27, 2003
Spc. Corey A. Hubbell, 20, of Urbana, Ill.,

 

Died June 26, 2003
Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Corey A. Hubbell, 20, of Urbana, Ill., died on June 26 in Camden Yards, Kuwait. Hubbell died from a non-combat related cause.    Hubbell was assigned to Company B, 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Rucker, Ala. The incident is under investigation.  
June 27, 2003 First Class Petty Officer Thomas E. Retzer, 30, of San Diego, Calif WIA Died
June 25, 2003
Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Interior Communications Electrician First Class Petty Officer Thomas E. Retzer, 30, of San Diego, Calif., died of wounds received in action June 25 in Afghanistan. 
 
http://www.wisinfo.com/postcrescent/news/archive/local_11010706.shtml 
Posted June 28, 2003 SEAL with state ties killed in Afghanistan
The Associated Press An American special forces member who died in Afghanistan was a Navy SEAL based at the Little Creek Amphibious Base in Virginia Beach, Va., the Navy said Friday. Relatives in Wisconsin were among those mourning the loss of Interior Communications Electrician First Class Petty Officer Thomas E. Retzer, 30,
......
June 27, 2003
Lance Cpl. Gregory E. MacDonald, 29,
of Washington, D.C.

 

Killed
June 25, 2003
Jun 27, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Lance Cpl. Gregory E. MacDonald, 29, of Washington, D.C., was killed on June 25 in Iraq. MacDonald was killed when his light armored vehicle he was traveling in rolled over.    MacDonald was assigned to Bravo Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Frederick, Md 
June 26, 2003
Spc. Cedric L. Lennon, 32, of West
Blocton, Ala

 

Died
June 24, 2003
Jun 26, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Cedric L. Lennon, 32, of West Blocton, Ala., died on June 24, in Baghdad, Iraq. Lennon died from a non-combat related cause.    Lennon was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La. The incident is under investigation.
June 23, 2003
Spc. Orenthial J. Smith, 21, of
Allendale, S.C.

 

Killed
June 22, 2003
Jun 23, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Orenthial J. Smith, 21, of Allendale, S.C., was killed on June 22, in Baghdad, Iraq.  Smith was in a convoy that was ambushed by small arms fire.  Smith was assigned to Company A, 123rd Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany.
June 20, 2003
Spc. Paul T. Nakamura, 21, of Santa
Fe Springs, Calif.

 

Died
June 19, 2003
Jun 20, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Paul T. Nakamura, 21, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif. died on June 19 in Al  Iskandariyah, Iraq.  Nakamura was part of an ambulance crew transporting an injured soldier when the vehicle was hit by an RPG. Nakamura was assigned to 437th Medical Company, based in Colorado Springs, Colo. 
June 19, 2003
Staff Sgt. William T. Latham, 29, of
Kingman, Ariz

 

W I A
May 19, 2003
Died
June 18, 2003
Jun 19, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. William T. Latham, 29, of Kingman, Ariz., died of wounds on June 18, 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 with shrapnel. Latham was evacuated back to the United States where he died of his wounds.    Latham was assigned to Troop E, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. 
June 19, 2003 Sgt. Michael L. Tosto, 24, of Apex, N.C.

Died 
June 17, 2003

Jun 19, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom: 
Sgt. Michael L. Tosto, 24, of Apex, N.C., died on June 17, at Camp Wolf, Kuwait. Tosto died from a non-combat related cause.  Tosto was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Smith Barracks, Germany. 
Pvt. Robert L. Frantz, 19, of San Antonio, Texas, was killed on June 17, in Baghdad, Iraq.  Frantz was on guard duty when a local resident threw a grenade over the wall.  Frantz died of his injuries.  Frantz was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Ray Barracks, Germany. 
Pfc. Michael R. Deuel, 21, of Nemo, S.D., was killed on June 18, in Baghdad, Iraq. Deuel received fatal gun shot wounds while on guard duty at a propane distribution center.  Deuel was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Pvt. Robert L. Frantz, 19, of San Antonio, Texas

Died June 17, 2003

Pfc. Michael R. Deuel, 21, of Nemo, S.D., 

Killed
June 17, 2003

June 18, 2003

Spc. Joseph D. Suell, 24, of Lufkin, Texas,

Killed 
June 16, 2003

Jun 18, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Spc. Joseph D. Suell, 24, of Lufkin, Texas, was killed on June 16, in Todjie, Iraq.  Suell died from a non-combat related cause.   Suell was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.  The incident is under investigation.

June 17, 2003
Pvt. Shawn D. Pahnke, 25, of Shelbyville, Ind

 

Killed
June 16, 2003
Jun 17, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pvt. Shawn D. Pahnke,25, of Shelbyville, Ind., was killed on June 16, in Baghdad, Iraq.  Pahnke was on patrol when he received a fatal gunshot wound. 
Pahnke was assigned to Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.
June 16, 2003
Staff Sgt. Andrew R. Pokorny, 30, of
Naperville, Ill.,
Killed
June 13, 2003
Jun 16, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Andrew R. Pokorny, 30, of Naperville, Ill., was killed on June 13, in Al Asad, Iraq. On the way back from patrol, Pokorny's M113 armored personnel carrier, threw a track causing the vehicle to roll over.   Pokorny was assigned to 3rd Air Defense Artillery, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo. The incident is under investigation. 

The Department of Defense also announced today that Spc. John K. Klinesmith Jr., 25, of Stockbridge, Ga., was killed June 12, in Al Fallujah, Iraq. Klinesmith was last seen wading in the lake on the palace compound in Al Fallujah on June 12. A search was launched and Klinesmith's body was discovered at the lake.   Klinesmith was assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. The incident is under investigation.
Spc. John K. Klinesmith Jr., 25,
of Stockbridge, Ga.
Killed
June 12, 2003
June 16, 2003  Pfc. Ryan R. Cox, 19, of Derby, Kan Killed
June 15, 2003
Jun 16, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Ryan R. Cox, 19, of Derby, Kan., died June 15 as a result of wounds received from a non-combat weapon discharge near An Najaf, Iraq.   Cox was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif. The accident is
under investigation.
June 11, 2003
Pfc. Gavin L. Neighbor, 20, of Somerset, Ohio

 

Killed
June 10, 2003
Jun 11, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Gavin L. Neighbor, 20, of Somerset, Ohio, was killed on June 10, 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.  Neighbor died as a result of his wounds.  Neighbor was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
June 10, 2003 Sgt. Michael E. Dooley, 23, of Pulaski, Va Killed
June 8, 2003
Jun 10, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the identities of two soldiers who were killed while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 
Sgt. Michael E. Dooley, 23, of Pulaski, Va., was killed on June 8 in Al 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 resulted in his death.   Dooley was assigned to 1st Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.
 
Sgt. Travis L. Burkhardt, 26, of Edina, Mo., was killed on June 6 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.    Burkhardt was assigned to 170th Military Police Company, Fort Lewis, Wash.  The incident is under investigation. 
Sgt. Travis L. Burkhardt, 26, of Edina, Mo Killed
June 6, 2003
June 9, 2003
Pvt. Jesse M. Halling, 19, of Indianapolis, Ind.,

 

Killed
June 7, 2003
Jun 09, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pvt. Jesse M. Halling,19, of Indianapolis, Ind., was killed on June 7, 2003, in Tikrit, Iraq. Halling was at a military police station when his section received rifle propelled grenade and small arms fire. The soldier received a fatal gunshot wound.   Halling was assigned to 401st Military Police Company, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 6, 2003
Pfc. Branden F. Oberleitner, 20, of
Worthington, Ohio

 

Killed
June 5, 2003
Jun 06, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Pfc. Branden F. Oberleitner, 20, of Worthington, Ohio, was killed on June 5 in Al Fallujah, Iraq.  Oberleitner was returning from a dismounted patrol when the element was fired upon by a rifle propelled grenade.
Oberleitner was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.
June 6, 2003
Petty Officer Third Class Doyle W.
Bollinger, Jr., 21, of Poteau, Okla.,

 

Killed
June 6, 2003
Jun 06, 2003
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Petty Officer Third Class Doyle W. Bollinger, Jr., 21, of Poteau, Okla., was killed today in Iraq when a piece of unexploded ordnance accidentally detonated in the area he was working.  Bollinger was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Miss.  The incident is under investigation.
June 4, 2003
Sgt. Atanacio Haromarin, 27, of Baldwin Park, Calif

 

Killed
June 3, 2003
Jun 04, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Atanacio 
Haromarin, 27, of Baldwin Park, Calif., was killed on June 3, south of Balad, Iraq.  Haromarin was manning a checkpoint when his unit came under enemy fire from rocket propelled grenades and small arms. 
Haromarin was assigned to Battery C, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas. 
June 4, 2003
Sgt. Keman L. Mitchell, 24, of Hilliard, Fl

 

Killed
May 26, 2003
Jun 04, 2003
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Keman L. Mitchell, 24, of Hilliard, Fla., was killed on May 26, 2003, in Karkuk, Iraq. Mitchell jumped into seven-foot deep body of water. When he failed to resurface, members of his squad retrieved him. Medical personnel went to the scene and started cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  Mitchell was evacuated to a forward surgical team and was pronounced dead on arrival. Mitchell was assigned to Company C, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.  The Army withheld releasing the soldier's name until today at the request of the family.   The incident is under investigation
June 3, 2003
Sgt. Jonathan W. Lambert, 28, of
Newsite, Miss

 

Died
June 1, 2003
Jun 03, 2003
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today that Sgt. Jonathan W. Lambert, 28, ofNewsite, Miss., died June 1 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, as a result of injuries he suffered when his HMMWV rolled over on May 26 in Iraq.   Lambert was assigned to the Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp  Pendleton, Calif. The vehicle mishap is under investigation.
June 2, 2003
Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Bradley, 39, of
Utica, Miss.

 

Died 
May 28, 2003
Jun 02, 2003
DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTY
The Department of Defense announced today that Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Bradley, 39, of Utica, Miss., died on May 28, in Baqubah, Iraq.  Bradley s death was non-combat related.  Bradley was assigned to 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.  The incident is under investigation.
June 2, 2003
Spc. Zachariah W. Long, 20, of Milton, Pa.,

Spc. Michael T. Gleason, 25, of Warren, Pa.

Spc. Kyle A. Griffin, 20, of Emerson, N.J.

 

Killed
May 30, 2003
Jun 02, 2003
DOD IDENTIFIES ARMY CASUALTIES
The Department of Defense announced today that three soldiers were killed on May 30, in Mosul, Iraq, while supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  They are: 
Spc. Zachariah W. Long, 20, of Milton, Pa.,
Spc. Michael T. Gleason, 25, of Warren, Pa., and
Spc. Kyle A. Griffin, 20, of Emerson, N.J.
The three soldiers were traveling in a three-vehicle convoy during a storm from Mosul to Tikrit (2 HUMMVs, 1 light medium tactical vehicle).  A civilian vehicle dodged a pothole causing the HUMMVs to swerve.  There was not enough stopping distance between the vehicles causing the LMTV to swerve off the road and turn over, causing the death of three soldiers.
The soldiers were assigned to the 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C. The incident is under investigation. 

 

CASUALTIES in Iraq by date of Loss

March 21, 2003 - March 31, 2003 March 31, 2003 - April 13, 2003 April 13, 2003 - May 30 , 2003

May 30, 2003 - July 30, 2003

Aug 1, 2003 - Oct 15, 2003         Oct 15, 2003 - Nov 14, 2003
Nov 15, 2003 - Dec 31, 2003 Jan 1, 2004  - Feb 15, 2004 Feb 15, 2004 - March 31, 2004
April 1, 2004 - May 10, 2004 May 10, 2004 - June 30, 2004 July 1, 2004 -- Aug 15, 2004
Aug 16, 2004 -Sept 30, 2004 Oct 1, 2004 - Nov 1, 2004 Nov 1, 2004 - Nov 30, 2004
Dec 1, 2004 - Dec 31, 2004 Jan 1, 2005 - Jan 31, 2005 Feb 1, 2005 -Feb 28, 2005
March 1, 2005 - April 15, 2005 April 16, 2005  - May 15, 2005 May 16, 2005 - May 31, 2005
June 1, 2005 - June 30, 2005 July 1, 2005-July 31, 2005 August 1, 2005 -August 31, 2005
September 1, 2005 -September 30, 2005 Oct 1, 2005 - Oct 31, 2005- Nov 1, 2005 - Nov 30, 2005
December 1, 2005 - December 31, 2005 January 1, 2006 - Jan 31, 2006 February 1, 2006 -March 31, 2006
April 1, 2006 - April 30, 2006 May 1, 2006 - May 31, 2006 June 1, 2006  - June 30, 2006
July 1, 2006  - August 31, 2006 September 1, 2006 - September 30, 2006 October 1, 2006 - October 31, 2006
November 1, 2006 -  November 30, 2006 December 1, 2006 - December 31, 2006 January 1, 2007 - January 31, 2007
February 1, 2007 - February 28, 2007 March 1, 2007 - March 31, 2007 April 1, 2007 - April 30, 2007
May 1, 2007 - May 31, 2007 June 1, 2007 - June 30, 2007 July 1, 2007  - July 31, 2007
August 1, 2007  - August 31, 2007 September 1, 2007 - October 31, 2007 November 1, 2007 - February 4, 2008
February 5, 2008 - March 30, 2008 April 1, 2008 - May 31, 2008 June 1, 2008  - October 31, 2008
November 1, 2008 April 30, 2009 May 1, 2009 - current

 

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