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June 30, 2006 Cpl. Jeremy S. Jones, 25, of Omaha, Neb Died
June 27, 2006
. No. 622-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 30, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Jeremy S. Jones, 25, of Omaha, Neb., died on June 27 of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device during dismounted combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq. Jones was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armored Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 30, 2006 Pfc. Michael J. Potocki, 21, of Baltimore, Md. Died
June 26, 2006
. No. 620-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 30, 2006 
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 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. Potocki was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany. 
June 30, 2006 Pfc. Rex A. Page, 21, of Kirksville, Mo Died
June 28, 2006
. No. 618-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 30, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pfc. Rex A. Page, 21, of Kirksville, Mo., died June 28 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 
June 29, 2006 Sgt. 1st Class Terry O.P. Wallace, 33, of Winnsboro, La Died
June 27, 2006
. No. 617-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 29, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death  of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. 1st Class Terry O.P. Wallace, 33, of Winnsboro, La., died on June 27, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Wallace was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 28, 2006 Sgt. Terry M. Lisk, 26, of Fox Lake, Ill. Died
June 26, 2006
. No. 613-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 28, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Terry M. Lisk, 26, of Fox Lake, Ill., died on June 26 of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when his unit received indirect fire from enemy forces during combat operations. Lisk was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.
June 28, 2006 Cpl. Jason W. Morrow, 27, of Riverside, Calif. Died
June 27, 2006
. No. 610-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 28, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Jason W. Morrow, 27, of Riverside, Calif., died June 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on June 26. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 
June 27, 2006 Cpl. Paul N. King, 23, of Tyngsboro, Mass.

 

 

Died
June 25, 2006
. No. 609-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 27, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Corps Casualty 
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Cpl. Paul N. King, 23, of Tyngsboro, Mass.

Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar, 30, of Lake Orion, Mich.

King died June 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Ayer, Mass.

Plouhar died June 26 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar, 30, of Lake Orion, Mich. Died
June 26, 2006
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June 26, 2006 Sgt. Benjamin J. Laymon, 22, of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Sgt. Justin D. Norton, 21, of Rainier, Wash.

 

Died
June 24, 2006
. No. 606-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 26, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on June 24 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. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Calvary Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Killed were:

Sgt. Benjamin J. Laymon, 22, of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Sgt. Justin D. Norton, 21, of Rainier, Wash.

June 26, 2006 Spc. Channing G. Singletary, 30, of Sylvester, Ga Died
June 23, 2006
. No. 604-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 26, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Channing G. Singletary, 30, of Sylvester, Ga., died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 23, from a non-combat-related cause. Singletary was assigned to the Army National Guard's 122nd Support Center, Savannah, Ga. The incident is under investigation.
June 26, 2006 Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons, 19, of Port Orchard, Wash WIA
April 11, 2006
Died
June 23, 2006
No. 603-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 26, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons, 19, of Port Orchard, Wash., died on June 23, in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 11 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq. Gibbons was assigned to the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 25, 2006 Staff Sgt. Virrueta A. Sanchez, 33, of Houston, Texas Died
June 24, 2006
. No. 600-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 25, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi  Freedom. Staff Sgt. Virrueta A. Sanchez, 33, of Houston, Texas, died in Balad, Iraq on June 24 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Sanchez was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Caron, Colo. 
June 25, 2006 Cpl Ryan J. Buckley, 21, of Nokomis, Ill. Died
June 23, 2006
. No. 599-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 25, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl Ryan J. Buckley, 21, of Nokomis, Ill., died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 23 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Buckley was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
June 24, 2006 Staff Sgt. Mario J. Bievre, 34, of Constantinople, Ill.

Pfc. Paul A. Beyer, 21, of Jamestown, N.D.

 

Died
June 23, 2006
. No. 598-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 24, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on June 23 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed were:

Staff Sgt. Mario J. Bievre, 34, of Constantinople, Ill.

Pfc. Paul A. Beyer, 21, of Jamestown, N.D.

June 23, 2006 Cpl. Riley E. Baker, 22, of Pacific, Mo Died
June 22, 2006
. No. 597-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 23, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Riley E. Baker, 22, of Pacific, Mo., died June 22 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
June 23, 2006 Sgt. Sirlou C. Cuaresma, 25, of Chicago, Ill Died
June 21, 2006
. No. 595-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 23, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Sirlou C. Cuaresma, 25, of Chicago, Ill., died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 21, from a non-combat related cause. Cuaresma was assigned to the 68th Engineer Company, 62nd Engineer Battalion, 13th Containment Command (Expeditionary), Fort Hood, Texas. This incident is under investigation.
June 23, 2006 Sgt. Jason J. Buzzard, 31, of Constantinople, Calif. Died
June 21, 2006
. No. 592-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 23, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Jason J. Buzzard, 31, of Constantinople, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 21 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HEMTT cargo truck during combat operations. Buzzard was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. 
June 23, 2006 Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Whyte, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y. Died
June 21, 2006
. No. 591-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 23, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Whyte, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died June 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 
June 22, 2006 Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore.

Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of San Marcos, Texas

 

Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown

Injured June 16, 2006

Killed

[in captivity]
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No. 588-06 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 22, 2006 Media Contact: Army Public Affairs - (703) 692-2000
Public/Industry(703)428-0711
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on or about June 16. Both soldiers were previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown. Their unit came under enemy small-arms fire while manning a checkpoint during combat operations, and both soldiers were taken by enemy forces. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

Killed were:

Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore.

Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of San Marcos, Texas

This incident is under investigation.

For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.

June 22, 2006 Cpl. Christopher D. Leon, 20, of Lancaster, Calif. 

 

WIA

 

Died
June 20, 2006
No. 585-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 22, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of four Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

Cpl. Christopher D. Leon, 20, of Lancaster, Calif. 

Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Webb, 20, of Swartz Creek, Mich.

Pfc. Christopher N. White, 23, of Southport, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Benjamin D. Williams, 30, of Orange, Texas

Leon died June 20 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Webb, White, and Williams all died June 20 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. They were all assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Webb, 20, of Swartz Creek, Mich.

Pfc. Christopher N. White, 23, of Southport, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Benjamin D. Williams, 30, of Orange, Texas

 

Died
June 20. 2006
June 20, 2006 Sgt. Reyes Ramirez, 23, of Willis, Texas,

Spc. Robert L. Jones, 22, of Milwaukie, Ore.

 

Died
June 17, 2006
. No. 578-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 20, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 17, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, Baumholder, Germany. Killed were:

Sgt. Reyes Ramirez, 23, of Willis, Texas,

Spc. Robert L. Jones, 22, of Milwaukie, Ore.

June 18, 2006
Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of Houston, Texas
 
Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore.

 

DUSTWUN Remains Recovered

Died in Captivity

NEWS RELEASES from the United States Department of Defense
No. 569-06 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 18, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty and Soldiers as Whereabouts Unknown
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of one soldier and the identity of two soldiers listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.  On June 16, in Baghdad, Iraq, the soldiers were manning a checkpoint when they came under
enemy small arms fire.  All three soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault),
Fort Campbell, Ky.
           Killed was:
            Spc. David J. Babineau, 25, of Springfield, Mass.
 
            Reported as DUSTWUN are:
            Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of Houston, Texas
            Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore.
 
           For further information related to this release, contact Army Public Affairs at (703) 692-2000.
Spc. David J. Babineau, 25, of Springfield, Mass.

Died
June 16, 2006
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June 18, 2006
Witnesses: U.S. soldiers held by Iraq gunmen
Military conducting exhaustive search after 2 GIs go missing in Sunni area
The Associated Press
Updated: 11:45 a.m. CT June 18, 2006

BAGHDAD, Iraq - U.S. troops searched Sunday for two missing soldiers in the volatile Sunni triangle south of Baghdad as witnesses claimed the Americans were led away by masked gunmen after the attack that left one of their comrades dead......

Seven masked gunmen, including one with what he described as a heavy machine gun, killed the driver of the third vehicle, then took the two other U.S. soldiers captive, the witness said. The account could not be verified.

URL: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/13380881/

June 18, 2006 U.S. Widens Search for 2 Soldiers Missing in Iraq 
The New York Times
Published: June 18, 2006

BAGHDAD, Iraq, June 18 American forces have intensified their search for two soldiers missing and reportedly held captive by insurgents, widening their pursuit to areas beyond the restive town of Yusifiya, where the missing servicemen were attacked Friday night, and drawing troops from at least three brigade combat teams.....

Reporting for this article was contributed by Sabrina Tavernise, Hosham Hussein and Khalid al-Ansary.

June 18, 2006 Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minn Died
June 16, 2006
. No. 568-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 18, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minn., died on June 16, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Koch was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry Combined Arms Battalion, Hutchinson, Minn. 
June 17, 2006 Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos, 21, of Minot, N.D Died
June 15, 2006
No. 562-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 17, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos, 21, of Minot, N.D., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 15 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Santos was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. 
June 16, 2006 Cpl. Michael A. Estrella, 20, of Hemet, Calif. Died
June14, 2006
. No. 561-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 16, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Michael A. Estrella, 20, of Hemet, Calif., died June 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. 
June 13, 2006 Cpl. Bernard P. Corpuz, 28, of Watsonville, Calif. Died
June 11, 2006
. No. 546-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 13, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Bernard P. Corpuz, 28, of Watsonville, Calif., died in Ghanzi, Afghanistan, on June 11, from wounds sustained when his convoy came under enemy small arms fire and an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations. Corpuz was assigned to the 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. 
June 12, 2006 Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero, 21, of Los Angeles, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb.

Died
June 9, 2006
. No. 543-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 12, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 

Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero, 21, of Los Angeles, Calif., died June 9,  of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. 

Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb., died June 9, of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

June 12, 2006 Seaman Apprentice Zachary M. Alday, 22, of Donalsonville, Ga. Died
June 9, 2006
. No. 542-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 12, 2006
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Seaman Apprentice Zachary M. Alday, 22, of Donalsonville, Ga., died June 9 from injuries sustained earlier in the day when the vehicle in which he was riding struck a land mine. His unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. Alday was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 7th Regimental Combat Team, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Pendleton, Calif. 
June 12, 2006 Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven, 22, of Plymouth, Neb. Died
June 9, 2006
. No. 541-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 12, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven, 22, of Plymouth, Neb., died on June 9, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Slaven was assigned to the Army Reserve 308th Transportation Company, Lincoln, Neb. 
June 12, 2006 Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain, 31, of Meridian, Miss. Died
June 8, 2006
. No. 540-0
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 12, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain, 31, of Meridian, Miss., died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 8, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations. McSwain was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
June 12, 2006 2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan, 23, of Edwards, Colo. Died
June 7, 2006
. No. 539-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 12, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. 2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan, 23, of Edwards, Colo., died in Mosul, Iraq, on June 7, when he encountered enemy small arms fire during a dismounted combat operations. Vaughan was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. 
June 10, 2006 Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree, 31, of Canton, Ohio Died
. No. 536-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 10, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree, 31, of Canton, Ohio, died in Al Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Crabtree was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Columbus, Ohio. 
June 10, 2006 Sgt. Jose M. Velez, 35, of Bronx, N.Y Died
June 9, 2006
. No. 535-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 10, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Jose M. Velez, 35, of Bronx, N.Y., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, on June 9, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Velez was assigned to the Army Reserve 773rd Transportation Company, Fort Totten, N.Y. 
June 9, 2006 Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell, 25, of Munford, Ala.

Cpl. Andy D. Anderson, 24, of Falls Church, Va.

 

Died
June 6, 2006
. No. 534-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 09, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 6, when their camp received indirect enemy fire during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Rucker, Ala. Killed were: 

Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell, 25, of Munford, Ala.

Cpl. Andy D. Anderson, 24, of Falls Church, Va.

June 9, 2006 Spc. Luis D. Santos, 20, of Rialto, Calif. Died
June 8, 2006
. No. 532-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 09, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Luis D. Santos, 20, of Rialto, Calif., died in Buritz, Iraq, on June 8, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Santos was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. 
June 6, 2006 1st Lt. Scott M. Love, 32, of Knoxville, Tenn.

Pfc. David N. Crombie, 19, of Winnemucca, Nev.

 

Died
June 7, 2006
. No. 528-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Jun 08, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 7, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Baumholder, Germany.Killed were: 

1st Lt. Scott M. Love, 32, of Knoxville, Tenn. 

Pfc. David N. Crombie, 19, of Winnemucca, Nev.

June 8, 2006 Staff Sgt. Richard A. Blakley, 34, of Plainfield, Ind. Died,
June 6, 2006
. No. 526-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 08, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sgt. Richard A. Blakley, 34, of Plainfield, Ind., died in Al Khalidiyah, Iraq, on June 6, when he was shot by enemy small arms fire during dismounted combat patrol operations. Blakley was assigned to the National Guard's 38th Main Support Battalion, Indianapolis, Ind. 
June 8, 2006 Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke, 29, of Bay City, Wis

Petty Officer 1st Class

Gary Rovinski.

 

Died
June 5, 2006
. No. 524-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 08, 2006
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke, 29, of Bay City, Wis., died June 5 as a result of enemy action when her HMMWV was struck by an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq. She was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25, Fort McCoy, Wis. 

The incident also resulted in the death of Petty Officer 1st Class Gary Rovinski.
June 8, 2006 Sgt. Mark T. Smykowski, 23, of Mentor, Ohio Died
June 6, 2006
. No. 521-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 08, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Mark T. Smykowski, 23, of Mentor, Ohio, died June 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 
June 8, 2006 1st Lt. Ryan T. Sanders, 27, of College Station, Texas.

Sgt. Daniel R. Gionet, 23, of Pelham, N.H.

 

Died
June 6, 2006
. No. 520-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 08, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M1A2 tank during combat operations. Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed were:

1st Lt. Ryan T. Sanders, 27, of College Station, Texas.

Sgt. Daniel R. Gionet, 23, of Pelham, N.H.

June 7, 2006 Spc. Issac S. Lawson, 35, of Sacramento, Calif. Died
June 5, 2006
. No. 518-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 07, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Issac S. Lawson, 35, of Sacramento, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 5, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Lawson was assigned to the National Guard's 49th Military Police Brigade, Fairfield, Calif.
June 7, 2006 Maj. Michael D. Stover, 43, of Mansfield, Ohio Did
June 3, 2006
. No. 517-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 07, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Maj. Michael D. Stover, 43, of Mansfield, Ohio, died June 3 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.
June 7, 2006 Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski, 44, of Roseville, Ill. Died
June 5, 2006
. No. 515-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 07, 2006
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski, 44, of Roseville, Ill., died June 5, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when his HMMWV was struck by an improvised explosive device. Rovinski was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25, Fort McCoy, Wis. The name of a second sailor killed in the attack is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin. 
June 6, 2006 Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon, 44, of Newark Del. Died
June 3, 2006
. No. 511-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 06, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon, 44, of Newark Del., died in Haditha, Iraq, on June 3, from a non-combat related cause. Harmon was assigned to the Army Reserves 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md. The incident is under investigation.
June 6, 2006 Cpl. Ryan J. Cummings, 22, of Streamwood, Ill. Died
June 3, 2006
. No. 510-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 06, 2006
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Ryan J. Cummings, 22, of Streamwood, Ill., died June 3, from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 
June 5, 2006 Pfc. Brett L. Tribble, 20, of Lake Jackson, Texas WIA
June 2, 2006
Died
June 3, 3006
No. 507-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 05, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Soldier
who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Pfc. Brett L. Tribble, 20, of Lake Jackson, Texas, died in Ar Ramadi on June 3 of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on June 2, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations. Tribble was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.
June 2, 2006 Spc. Brock L. Bucklin, 28, of Grand Rapids, Mich. Died
May 31, 2006
. No. 501-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 02, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Brock L. Bucklin, 28, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died May 31, in Balad, Iraq, of a non-combat related cause. Bucklin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo. 
June 2, 2006 Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, of Salem, Mass Died
May 31, 2006
. No. 500-06
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 02, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, of Salem, Mass., died in  Marez, Iraq, on May 31, of non-combat related causes. Mejia was as signed to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. 
June 1, 2006 Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Mich. Died
May 31, 2006
. No. 498-06 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 01, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 31, of non-combat related causes. Kolasa was  assigned to the 704th Main Support Battalion, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 1, 2006 Spc. Bobby R. West, 23, of Beebe, Ark. Died
May 30, 2006
. No. 496-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 01, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Spc. Bobby R. West, 23, of Beebe, Ark., died in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 30, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted patrol operations. West was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
June 1, 2006 Capt. James A. Funkhouser, 35, of Katy, Texas Died
May 29, 2006
. No. 495-06
 IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jun 01, 2006
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Capt. James A. Funkhouser, 35, of Katy, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 29, of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during reconnaissance patrol operations. Funkhouser was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

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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