THE WAR ON TERROR - Including Afghanistan
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Jan 1, 2012  Spc. Pernell J. Herrera, 33, of Espanola, N.M.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1053-11
January 01, 2012

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Pernell J. Herrera, 33, of Espanola, N.M., died Dec. 31, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a non-combat incident.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, Santa Fe, N.M.

Dec 29, 2011 Petty Officer Stacy O. Johnson, 35, of Rolling Fork, Miss., died July 18

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1050-11
December 29, 2011

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Petty Officer Stacy O. Johnson, 35, of Rolling Fork, Miss., died July 18, while supporting operations in Bahrain.  Johnson was a master-at-arms assigned to Naval Security Force Bahrain.

Dec 29, 2011  Sgt. Noah M. Korte, 29, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.

 Spc. Kurt W. Kern, 24, of McAllen, Texas, and

 Pfc. Justin M. Whitmire, 20, of Easley, S.C.
 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1048-11
December 29, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Dec. 27, in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.
Killed were:

                                Sgt. Noah M. Korte, 29, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.,

                                Spc. Kurt W. Kern, 24, of McAllen, Texas, and

                                Pfc. Justin M. Whitmire, 20, of Easley, S.C.

Dec 27, 2011 Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Altmann, 27, of Marshfield, Wis.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1042-11
December 27, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Altmann, 27, of Marshfield, Wis., died Dec. 25, in Kunar province Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Dec 23, 2011 Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg, 21, of Longview, Wash.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1040-11
December 23, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg, 21, of Longview, Wash., died Dec. 21 in Khowst province, Afghanistan.  She was assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

Dec 15, 2011 Maj. Samuel M. Griffith, 36, of Virginia Beach, Va.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1024-11
December 15, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Maj. Samuel M. Griffith, 36, of Virginia Beach, Va., died Dec. 14 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 4th Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve, West Palm Beach, Fla.

Dec 14, 2011  Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20, of Apopka, Fla.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1020-11
December 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20, of Apopka, Fla., died Dec. 13, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from enemy small-arms fire while deployed in Logar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.

Dec 13, 2011 Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz, 24, of New Cuyama, Calif.

Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr., 30, of Blairstown, N.J.

 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1017-11
December 13, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Dec. 11, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  Killed were:

     Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz, 24, of New Cuyama, Calif., assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, and

     Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr., 30, of Blairstown, N.J., 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Dec 12, 2011 Lance Cpl. Christopher P. J. Levy, 21, of Ramseur, N.C.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1014-11
December 12, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Lance Cpl. Christopher P. J. Levy, 21, of Ramseur, N.C., died Dec. 10 of wounds sustained Dec. 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Dec 8, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35, of Oxnard, Calif.,

Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21, of Lakeland, Fla., and

Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21, of Springville, Calif.

  

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1006-11
December 08, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   They died Dec. 3, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.   Killed were:

     Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35, of Oxnard, Calif.,

     Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21, of Lakeland, Fla., and

     Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21, of Springville, Calif.

Dec 6, 2011 Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28, of Idaho Falls, Idaho

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 1002-11
December 06, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28, of Idaho Falls, Idaho, died Dec. 3, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Nov. 21 at Kandahar province, when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Dec 1, 2011 Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell, 28, of Detroit, Mich.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 992-11
December 01, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell, 28, of Detroit, Mich., died Nov. 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Nov 30, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Dennis R. Murray, 38, of Red Broiling Springs, Tenn.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 988-11
November 30, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. 1st Class Dennis R. Murray, 38, of Red Broiling Springs, Tenn., died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Nov 28, 2011  Cpl. Adam J. Buyes, 21, of Salem, Ore.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 981-11
November 28, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Adam J. Buyes, 21, of Salem, Ore., died Nov. 26 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.  This incident is under investigation.

Nov 23, 2011 Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, 22, of Preston, Iowa

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 973-11
November 23, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, 22, of Preston, Iowa, died Nov. 21 of wounds suffered Nov. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Nov 22, 2011 Pvt. Jackie L. Diener II, 20, of Boyne City, Mich.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 972-11
November 22, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pvt. Jackie L. Diener II, 20, of Boyne City, Mich., died Nov. 21 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

   Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral, 19, of Danville, Calif

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 968-11
November 21, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral, 19, of Danville, Calif., died Nov. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Nov 20, 2011 Pfc. Adam E. Dobereiner, 21, of Moline, Ill.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 966-11
November 20, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Adam E. Dobereiner, 21, of Moline, Ill., died Nov. 18 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Nov 18, 2011 Spc. Sean M. Walsh, 21, of San Jose, Calif.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 963-11
November 18, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Sean M. Walsh, 21, of San Jose, Calif., died Nov. 16, in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained after encountering indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 185th Military Police Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, Pittsburg, Calif.

Nov 17, 2011 Spc. James R. Burnett Jr., 21, of Wichita, Kan.; and

Pfc. Matthew C. Colin, 22, of Navarre, Fla.
 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 959-11
November 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Nov. 16, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.   Killed were:

     Spc. James R. Burnett Jr., 21, of Wichita, Kan.; and

     Pfc. Matthew C. Colin, 22, of Navarre, Fla.

Nov 14, 2011 Spc. Calvin M. Pereda, 21, of Fayetteville, N.C.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 952-11
November 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Calvin M. Pereda, 21, of Fayetteville, N.C., died Nov. 12, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Nov 14, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan B. McCain, 38, of Apache Junction, Ariz.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 951-11
November 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan B. McCain, 38, of Apache Junction, Ariz., died Nov.13, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol.   He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

Nov 12, 2011 Pfc. Theodore B. Rushing, 25, of Longwood, Fla.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 948-11
November 12, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Theodore B. Rushing, 25, of Longwood, Fla. died Nov. 11, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment; 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Nov 10, 2011 Pfc. Cody R. Norris, 20, of Houston, Texas

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 947-11
November 10, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Cody R. Norris, 20, of Houston, Texas, died Nov. 9 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Nov 07, 2011 Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, Ill.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 938-11
November 07, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Daniels, 25, of Elmwood Park, Ill., died Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Nov 03, 2011 Staff Sgt. Ari R. Cullers, 28, of New London, Conn.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 933-11
November 03, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Ari R. Cullers, 28, of New London, Conn., died Oct. 30, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent rocket-propelled grenade exploded near him.  He was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Nov 02, 2011 Spc. Christopher D. Gailey, 26, of Ochelata, Okla.; and

Pfc. Sarina N. Butcher, 19, of Checotah, Okla.
 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 929-11
November 02, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Nov. 1, in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla. Killed were:

     Spc. Christopher D. Gailey, 26, of Ochelata, Okla.; and

     Pfc. Sarina N. Butcher, 19, of Checotah, Okla.

Nov 01, 2011 Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, 41, of Abilene, Texas

Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Newman, 26, of Shelby, N.C.

Sgt. James M. Darrough, 38, of Austin, Texas

Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio, 29, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 926-11
November 01, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of four soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Oct. 29, in Kabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.   Killed were:

          Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, 41, of Abilene, Texas, assigned to Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, Bethesda, Md.;

          Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Newman, 26, of Shelby, N.C., assigned to Medical Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii;

          Sgt. James M. Darrough, 38, of Austin, Texas, assigned to 101st Finance Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; and

          Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio, 29, of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., assigned to 756th Transportation Company, 224th Sustainment Brigade, California Army National Guard, Van Nuys, Calif.

     For more information on Cabrera, media may contact the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences public affairs office at 301-295-3578.

     For more information on Newman, media may contact the Pacific Region Medical Command public affairs office at 808-433-2809.

     For more information on Darrough, media may contact the Fort Campbell public affairs office at 270-798-9966.

     For more information on Eugenio, media may contact the California Army National Guard public affairs office at 916-854-3304.

Oct 28, 2011 Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31, of Milpitas, Calif.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 922-11
October 28, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31, of Milpitas, Calif., died Oct. 27 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Oct 28, 2011 Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26, of Seaside Park, N.J.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 921-11
October 28, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26, of Seaside Park, N.J., died Oct. 26 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Oct 27, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class David G. Robinson, 28, of Winthrop Harbor, Ill. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 911-11
October 27, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.  Sgt. 1st Class David G. Robinson, 28, of Winthrop Harbor, Ill., died Oct. 25 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  He was assigned to the U.S. Army Support Activity, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Oct 26, 2011 Sgt. Edward S. Grace, 39, of South Dartmouth, Mass IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 909-11
October 26, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Edward S. Grace, 39, of South Dartmouth, Mass., died Oct. 23 in Silver Spring, Md., from a non-combat illness. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Massachusetts National Guard, Braintree, Mass.

Oct 25, 2011 Capt. Shawn P. T. Charles, 40, of Hickory, N.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 908-11
October 25, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.     Capt. Shawn P. T. Charles, 40, of Hickory, N.C., died Oct. 23 in San Antonio, Texas, from a non-combat illness. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Oct 25, 2011 Lance Cpl. Jason N. Barfield, 22, of Ashford, Ala. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 906-11
October 25, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.    Lance Cpl. Jason N. Barfield, 22, of Ashford, Ala., died Oct. 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Oct 24, 2011 Lance Cpl. Jordan S. Bastean, 19, of Pekin, Ill. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 903-11
October 24, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Lance Cpl. Jordan S. Bastean, 19, of Pekin, Ill., died Oct. 23 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Oct 24, 2011 Airmen 1st Class Jerome D. Miller Jr., 23, of Washington, D.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 904-11
October 24, 2011
DOD Identifies Air Force Casualty

     The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.    Airmen 1st Class Jerome D. Miller Jr., 23, of Washington, D.C. died Oct. 13 due to a non-combat related incident in Parwan province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 459th Security Forces Squadron, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.
Oct 24, 2011 Cpl. Paul A. Rivera, 26, of Round Rock, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 901-11
October 24, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Paul A. Rivera, 26, of Round Rock, Texas, died Oct. 22, in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered in a vehicle rollover during an attack by enemy forces.  He was assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.

Oct 23, 2011 1st. Lt. Ashley I. White, 24, of Alliance, Ohio

Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29, of San Diego, Calif.

Pfc. Christopher A. Horns, 20, of Colorado Springs, Colo

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 900-11
October 23, 2011
 
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
 

      The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.       They died Oct.22, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.   Killed were:

      1st. Lt. Ashley I. White, 24, of Alliance, Ohio, assigned to 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C.

      Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29, of San Diego, Calif., and Pfc. Christopher A. Horns, 20, of Colorado Springs, Colo., both assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Oct 20, 2011  Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border, 31, of West Lafayette, Ohio IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 894-11
October 20, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
      The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border, 31, of West Lafayette, Ohio, died Oct. 19 while assessing a route in Paktika province, Afghanistan.  Border, a Navy Seabee, was assigned to a provincial reconstruction team in Paktika province, Afghanistan.  His home unit was Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 74 in Gulfport, Miss.
 
Oct 20, 2011 Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, N.J. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 893-11
October 20, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33, of Newark, N.J., died Oct. 19 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, 50th Brigade Combat Team, Riverdale, N.J.
Oct 18, 2011  Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 885-11
October 18, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Oct. 14 in Khowst, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.
Oct 17, 2011 Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25, of Hurst, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 882-11
October 17, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25, of Hurst, Texas, died Oct. 13, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
Oct 16, 2011 Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23, of Palm Bay, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 881-11
October 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23, of Palm Bay, Fla., died Oct. 13 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Oct 14, 2011 Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Michael R. Tatham, 33, of University Place, Wash. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 877-11
October 14, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.    Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Michael R. Tatham, 33, of University Place, Wash., was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident, Oct. 12, while on rest and recuperation leave from supporting Operation Enduring Freedom in Bali, Indonesia.  Tatham was assigned to a West Coast based Naval Special Warfare unit.
Oct 14, 2011 Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey, 39, of Atwater, Ohio IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 880-11
October 14, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey, 39, of Atwater, Ohio, died Oct. 13 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered during combat operations. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Oct 14, 2011  Lance Cpl. Scott D. Harper, 21, of Winston, Ga. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 878-11
October 14, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Lance Cpl. Scott D. Harper, 21, of Winston, Ga., died Oct. 13 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
October 12, 2011 Chief Warrant Officer James B. Wilke, 38, of Ione, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 869-11
October 12, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation New Dawn.   Chief Warrant Officer James B. Wilke, 38, of Ione, Calif. died Oct.10, in Doha, Qatar. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, 32nd Army Air and Missile Defense Command, Fort Bliss, Texas.
October 12, 2011 Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, 34, of Enumclaw, Wash. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 870-11
October 12, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, 34, of Enumclaw, Wash., died Oct. 10 in Kandahar province. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
October 10, 2011 Capt. Joshua S. Lawrence, 29, of Nashville, Tenn. and

Capt. Drew E. Russell, 25, of Scotts, Mich.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 865-11
October 10, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     They died Oct. 8, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with a rocket propelled grenade. They were assigned to the1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.     Killed were:

         Capt. Joshua S. Lawrence, 29, of Nashville, Tenn. and

         Capt. Drew E. Russell, 25, of Scotts, Mich.
October 9, 2011 Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr., 24, of Salinas, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 864-11
October 09, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr., 24, of Salinas, Calif., died Oct. 8 in Logar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
October 7, 2011 Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt, 24, of San Antonio, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 862-11
October 07, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.    Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt, 24, of San Antonio, Texas, died Oct. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.     This incident is under investigation.
October 4, 2011 Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, of New York IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 854-11
October 04, 2011

DoD Identifies Army Casualty
    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Pvt. Danny Chen, 19, of New York, died Oct. 3 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.   He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
October 2, 2011 First Sgt. Billy J. Siercks, 32, of Velda Village, Mo. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 847-11
October 02, 2011
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  First Sgt. Billy J. Siercks, 32, of Velda Village, Mo., died Sept. 28 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered Sept. 27 in Logar, Afghanistan when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
October 2, 2011 Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Caleb A. Nelson, 26, of Omaha, Neb. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 846-11
October 02, 2011
DoD Identifies Navy Casualty
    The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Caleb A. Nelson, 26, of Omaha, Neb.,died after his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device while conducting a combat patrol in Zabul province, Afghanistan on Oct.1.  Nelson was assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit, Norfolk, Va.
Oct 1, 2011 Spc. James A. Butz, 21, of Porter, Ind. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 845-11
October 01, 2011
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. James A. Butz, 21, of Porter, Ind., died Sept. 28 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sept 30, 2011  Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Sprovtsoff, 28, of Davison, Mich

Sgt. Christopher Diaz, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 843-11
September 30, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualties
    The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Sprovtsoff, 28, of Davison, Mich., and Sgt. Christopher Diaz, 27, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Sept. 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.   Sprovtsoff was assigned to 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Pendleton, Calif.  For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command public affairs office at 910-440-0770.   Diaz was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.   For additional background information on this Marine, news media representatives may contact the MCAGCC Twentynine Palms public affairs office at 760-830-6213.
Sept 30, 2011 1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27, of Valrico, Fla.,

Spc. Steven E. Gutowski, 24, of Plymouth, Mass., and

Pfc. David A. Drake, 21, of Lumberton, Texas
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 840-11
September 30, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   They died Sep 28, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.  Killed were:

            1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27, of Valrico, Fla.,

            Spc. Steven E. Gutowski, 24, of Plymouth, Mass., and

            Pfc. David A. Drake, 21, of Lumberton, Texas
Sept 30, 2011  1st. Lt. Andres Zermeno, 26, of San Antonio, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 839-11
September 30, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  1st. Lt. Andres Zermeno, 26, of San Antonio, Texas, died Sep. 25 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort. Polk, La.
Sept 29, 2011 Lance Cpl. John R. Wimpey Cagle, 19, of Tucker, Ga. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 837-11
September 29, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Lance Cpl. John R. Wimpey Cagle, 19, of Tucker, Ga., died Sept. 28 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. This incident is under investigation.
Sept 29, 2011  Spc. Garrett A. Fant, 21, of American Canyon, Calif., IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 832-11
September 29, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
      The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Garrett A. Fant, 21, of American Canyon, Calif., died Sept. 26 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
Sept 27, 2011   Lance Cpl. Franklin N. Watson, 21, of Vonore, Tenn. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 826-11
September 27, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Franklin N. Watson, 21, of Vonore, Tenn., died Sept. 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Company D, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Knoxville, Tenn.
Sept 26, 2011 Sgt. Tyler N. Holtz, 22, of Dana Point, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 821-11
September 26, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Tyler N. Holtz, 22, of Dana Point, Calif., died Sept. 24 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Sept 23, 2011  Lance Cpl. Terry C. Wright, 21, of Scio, Ohio IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 818-11
September 23, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Terry C. Wright, 21, of Scio, Ohio, died Sept. 21 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. This incident is under investigation.
Sept 23, 2011 Spc. Jakob J. Roelli, 24, of Darlington, Wis

Spc. Robert E. Dyas, 21, of Nampa, Idaho
 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 816-11
September 23, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   They died Sep. 21, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms fire.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.  Killed were:

            Spc. Jakob J. Roelli, 24, of Darlington, Wis.; and

            Spc. Robert E. Dyas, 21, of Nampa, Idaho
Sept 22, 2011 Sgt. Timothy D. Sayne, 31, of Reno, Nev. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 814-11
September 22, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Timothy D. Sayne, 31, of Reno, Nev., died Sept. 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Sept 21, 2011 Spc. Ryan J. Cook, 29, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 810-11
September 21, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Ryan J. Cook, 29, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died Sept. 18 in Takhar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Sept 19, 2011 Spc. Chazray C. Clark, 24, of Ecorse, Mich. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 802-11
September 19, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Chazray C. Clark, 24, of Ecorse, Mich., died Sept. 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
Sept 19, 2011 Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger Jr., 25, of Appleton, Wis. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 801-11
September 19, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger Jr., 25, of Appleton, Wis., died Sept. 17 in Parwan province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 395th Ordnance Company, 687th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade, 646th Regional Support Group, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Wausau, Wis.
Sept 18, 2011 Staff Sgt. Michael W. Hosey, 27, of Birmingham, Ala IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 798-11
September 18, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Michael W. Hosey, 27, of Birmingham, Ala., died Sept. 17 in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.   He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
Sept 16, 2011 Sgt. Mycal L. Prince, 28, of Minco, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 796-11
September 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Mycal L. Prince, 28, of Minco, Okla., died Sept. 15 in Laghman province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.
Sept 16, 2011 Cpl. Michael J. Dutcher, 22, of Asheville, N.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 797-11
September 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Michael J. Dutcher, 22, of Asheville, N.C., died Sept. 15 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

 

Sept 16, 2011 Sgt. Chester G. Stoda, 32, of Black River Falls, Wis. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 795-11
September 16, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Chester G. Stoda, 32, of Black River Falls, Wis., died Sep. 2, from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.
Sept 16, 2011 Sgt. Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr., 26, of Pharr, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 794-11
September 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr., 26, of Pharr, Texas, died Sep. 14 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Sept 14, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Danial R. Adams, 35, of Portland, Ore. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 789-11
September 14, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. 1st Class Danial R. Adams, 35, of Portland, Ore., died Sept. 13 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using mortar, machine-gun and small-arms fires.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Stuttgart, Germany.
Sept 12, 2011  Pfc. Brett E. Wood, 19, of Spencer, Ind. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 780-11
September 12, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
          The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Brett E. Wood, 19, of Spencer, Ind., died Sept. 9 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Sept 12, 2011 Staff Sgt. Keith F. Rudd, 36, of Winder, Ga. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 783-11
September 12, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
          The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Staff Sgt. Keith F. Rudd, 36, of Winder, Ga., died Sept. 10 in Parvan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
Sept 12, 2011 Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30, of Huntington Park, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 782-11
September 12, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30, of Huntington Park, Calif., died Sept. 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany. 
Sept 11, 2011 Petty Officer Brian K. Lundy, 25, of Austin, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 776-11
September 11, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.     Petty Officer Brian K. Lundy, 25, of Austin, Texas, died while conducting a dismounted patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 9. Lundy was assigned as a hospital corpsman to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Sept 11, 2011 Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26, of Lamar, Okla.

Spc. Christopher D. Horton, 26, of Collinsville, Okla.

Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., 20, of Okmulgee, Okla.

   
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 775-11
September 11, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
     The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Sept. 9 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire. They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.  Killed were:

     Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26, of Lamar, Okla.,

     Spc. Christopher D. Horton, 26, of Collinsville, Okla., and

     Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., 20, of Okmulgee, Okla.
Sept 9, 2011 Spc. Koran P. Contreras, 21, of Lawndale, Calif.

Pfc. Douglas J. Jeffries Jr., 20, of Springville, Calif.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 774-11
September 09, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device Sept. 8 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Killed were:

Spc. Koran P. Contreras, 21, of Lawndale, Calif.

Pfc. Douglas J. Jeffries Jr., 20, of Springville, Calif.
Sept 8, 2011 Cmdr. James K. Crawford, 50, of East Concord, N.Y. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 771-11
September 08, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation New Dawn.  Cmdr. James K. Crawford, 50, of East Concord, N.Y., died Sept. 7, as a result of a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain.  Crawford was assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, supporting operations at the Combined Maritime Forces Coalition Coordination Center at Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.  An investigation is in progress.
Sept 8, 2011 Spc. Kevin R. Shumaker, 24, of Livermore, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 769-11
September 08, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Kevin R. Shumaker, 24, of Livermore, Calif., died Aug. 31 in a stateside hospital of a non-combat related illness. He was assigned to the Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Sept 7, 2011  James W. Coker, 59, of Mount Pleasant, S.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 767-11
September 07, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Department of the Navy civilian who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. James W. Coker, 59, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., was pronounced dead Sept. 5 in Kabul, Afghanistan, while on temporary assignment with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Coker worked for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Norfolk, Va.  The circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation.
Sept 6, 2011 Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40, of Tampa, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 764-11
September 06, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40, of Tampa, Fla., died Sept. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany,of injuries sustained Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Sept 4, 2011 Spc. Christopher J. Scott, 21, of Tyrone, N.Y. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 761-11
September 04, 2011

DoD Identifies Army Casualty
     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Christopher J. Scott, 21, of Tyrone, N.Y., died Sept. 3 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
Sept 2, 2011 Spc. Dennis James Jr., 21 of Deltona, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 760-11
September 02, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Dennis James Jr., 21 of Deltona, Fla., died Aug. 31 from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Wardak province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.
Sept 1, 2011 Pfc. Alberto L. Obod Jr., 26, of Orlando, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 755-11
September 01, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Alberto L. Obod Jr., 26, of Orlando, Fla., died Aug. 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a vehicle roll-over. He was assigned to the 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Bamberg, Germany.
Sept 1, 2011 Sgt. Devin J. Daniels, 22, of Kuna, Idaho

Sgt. Colby L. Richmond, 28, of Providence, N.C.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 756-11
September 01, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Aug. 25 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle using an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were assigned to the 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, N.C.  Killed were:

Sgt. Devin J. Daniels, 22, of Kuna, Idaho; and

Sgt. Colby L. Richmond, 28, of Providence, N.C.
Aug 29, 2011 Spc. Douglas J. Green, 23, of Sterling, Va. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 748-11
August 29, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Douglas J. Green, 23, of Sterling, Va., died Aug. 28 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Aug 28, 2011 Spc. Michael C. Roberts, 23, of Watauga, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 746-11
August 28, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Michael C. Roberts, 23, of Watauga, Texas, died Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, Ky.
Aug 27, 2011 Pfc. Jesse W. Dietrich, 20, of Venus, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 744-11
August 27, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Jesse W. Dietrich, 20, of Venus, Texas, died Aug. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Aug 27, 2011 Pfc. Brandon S. Mullins, 21, of Owensboro, Ky. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 743-11
August 27, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Brandon S. Mullins, 21, of Owensboro, Ky., died Aug. 25 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Aug 26, 2011  Sgt. Andrew R. Tobin, 24, of Jacksonville, Ill. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 739-11
August 26, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
           The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Andrew R. Tobin, 24, of Jacksonville, Ill., died Aug. 24 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Aug 24, 2011 1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25, of Duxbury, Mass IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 736-11
August 24, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25, of Duxbury, Mass., died Aug. 23 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
Aug 20, 2011 Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20, of Kingston, N.Y. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 731-11
August 20, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20, of Kingston, N.Y., died Aug. 19 in Zabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
Aug 19, 2011 Lance Cpl. Travis M. Nelson, 19, of Pace, Fla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 730-11
August 19, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
               The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Travis M. Nelson, 19, of Pace, Fla., died Aug. 18 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
August 17, 2011 Spc. Joshua M. Seals, 21, of Porter, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 724-11
August 17, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Joshua M. Seals, 21, of Porter, Okla., died Aug. 16 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.
August 17, 2011  Spc. Dennis G. Jensen, 21, of Vermillion, S.D. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 723-11
August 17, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Dennis G. Jensen, 21, of Vermillion, S.D., died Aug. 16 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to the 153rd Engineer Battalion, 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Sioux Falls, S.D.
August 17, 2011 1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan, 30, of Edmond, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 722-11
August 17, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan, 30, of Edmond, Okla., died Aug. 14 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.
August 16, 2011 Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29, of Bagley, Minn.; and

Spc. Joseph A. VanDreumel, 32, of Grand Rapids, Mich.
 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 719-11
August 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties
            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Aug. 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, while conducting vehicle recovery operations, and encountered a secondary explosion while dismounted.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade Grafenwoehr, Germany.
            Killed were:

             Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29, of Bagley, Minn.; and

            Spc. Joseph A. VanDreumel, 32, of Grand Rapids, Mich.
August 16, 2011 Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III, 40, of Milam, Texas IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 718-11
August 16, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III, 40, of Milam, Texas, died Aug. 12 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
August 15, 2011 2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, 27, of Kingston, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 715-11
August 15, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, 27, of Kingston, Okla., died Aug. 13 at Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.  He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.
August 13, 2011 Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26, of Yonkers, N.Y. 

Spc. Jameel T. Freeman, 26, of Baltimore, Md. 

Spc. Patrick L. Lay II, 21, of Fletcher, N.C. 

Spc. Jordan M. Morris, 23, of Stillwater, Okla. 

Pfc. Rueben J. Lopez, 27, of Williams, Calif. 

          

 

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 712-11
August 13, 2011
DoD Identifies Army Casualties
            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of five soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.  Killed were: 

                        Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26, of Yonkers, N.Y. 

                        Spc. Jameel T. Freeman, 26, of Baltimore, Md. 

                        Spc. Patrick L. Lay II, 21, of Fletcher, N.C. 

                        Spc. Jordan M. Morris, 23, of Stillwater, Okla. 

                        Pfc. Rueben J. Lopez, 27, of Williams, Calif. 
August 13, 2011 Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19, of Cornelius, Ore. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 711-11
August 13, 2011
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19, of Cornelius, Ore., died Aug. 11 while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan.  Gallinger-Long was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C. 
August 11, 2011 Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott, 23, of Manchester, N.J. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 707-11
August 11, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott, 23, of Manchester, N.J., died Aug. 10 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. 
August 11, 2011
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 705-11
August 11, 2011
DOD Identifies Service Members Killed In CH-47 Crash
 

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of 30 servicemembers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Aug. 6 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

The following sailors assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit were killed: 

                Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall, 32, of Shreveport, La., 

                Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Louis J. Langlais, 44, of Santa Barbara, Calif., 

                Special Warfare Operator Senior Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Thomas A. Ratzlaff, 34, of Green Forest, Ark., 

                Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Kraig M. Vickers 36, of Kokomo, Hawaii,  

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Brian R. Bill, 31, of Stamford, Conn., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31, of Minneapolis, Minn., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Kevin A. Houston, 35, of West Hyannisport, Mass., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Matthew D. Mason, 37, of Kansas City, Mo., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Stephen M. Mills, 35, of Fort Worth, Texas, 

                Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist/Diver) Nicholas H. Null, 30, of Washington, W.Va., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Robert J. Reeves, 32, of Shreveport, La., 

                Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Heath M. Robinson, 34, of Detroit, Mich., 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Darrik C. Benson, 28, of Angwin, Calif. 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Parachutist) Christopher G. Campbell, 36, of Jacksonville, N.C., 

                Information Systems Technician Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Jared W. Day, 28, of Taylorsville, Utah, 

                Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) John Douangdara, 26, of South Sioux City, Neb., 

                Cryptologist Technician (Collection) Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) Michael J. Strange, 25, of Philadelphia, Pa., 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist) Jon T. Tumilson, 35, of Rockford, Iowa, 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Aaron C. Vaughn, 30, of Stuart, Fla., and 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jason R. Workman, 32, of Blanding, Utah. 

The following sailors assigned to a West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit were killed: 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jesse D. Pittman, 27, of Ukiah, Calif., and 

                Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Nicholas P. Spehar, 24, ofSaint Paul, Minn. 

The soldiers killed were: 

                Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter, 47, of Centennial, Colo.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Aurora, Colo.; 

                Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Nichols, 31, of Hays, Kan.  He was assigned to the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan.; 

                Sgt. Patrick D. Hamburger, 30, of Lincoln, Neb.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Grand Island, Neb.; 

                Sgt. Alexander J. Bennett, 24, of Tacoma, Wash.  He was assigned to the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan.; and 

                Spc. Spencer C. Duncan, 21, of Olathe, Kan.  He was assigned to the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, Kan. 

The airmen killed were: 

                Tech. Sgt. John W. Brown, 33, of Tallahassee, Fla.; 

                Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26, of Long Beach, Calif.; and 

                Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Zerbe, 28, of York, Pa. 

                All three airmen were assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, N.C. 

                For more information about the sailors, media may contact Lt. Arlo Abrahamson at 757-763-2007 or 757-620-3109. 

                For more information on Carter, media may contact the Colorado National Guard public affairs office at 720-250-1053. 

                For more information on Nichols, Bennett and Duncan, media may contact the 11th Aviation Command public affairs office at 502-626-5746 or 502-851-3466. 

                For more information on Hamburger, media may contact the Nebraska National Guard public affairs office at 402-309-7302 or 402-309-7303. 

                For more information about the airmen, media may contact the Air Force Special Operations Command public affairs office at 850-884-5515.

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August 9, 2011 Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino, 28, of Pitman, N.J.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 698-11
August 09, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Alessandro L. Plutino, 28, of Pitman, N.J., died Aug. 8 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

August 9, 2011 Sgt. Adan Gonzales Jr., 28, of Bakersfield, Calif.; and

            Sgt. Joshua J. Robinson, 29, of Omaha, Neb.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 694-11
August 09, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two Marines who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Aug. 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  The Marines were assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed were:

            Sgt. Adan Gonzales Jr., 28, of Bakersfield, Calif.; and

            Sgt. Joshua J. Robinson, 29, of Omaha, Neb.

August 8, 2011 Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26, of Canton, Ohio

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 693-11
August 08, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                   The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26, of Canton, Ohio, died Aug. 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

August 06, 2011 Spc. Mark J. Downer, 23, of Warner Robins, Ga.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 690-11
August 06, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Mark J. Downer, 23, of Warner Robins, Ga. died Aug. 5, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

August 06, 2011 Spc. Jinsu Lee, 34, of Chatsworth, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 689-11
August 06, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Spc. Jinsu Lee, 34, of Chatsworth, Calif. died Aug. 5, in Kunar province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
August 06, 2011 Sgt. Daniel D. Gurr, 21, of Vernal, Utah IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 687-11
August 06, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                     The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Daniel D. Gurr, 21, of Vernal, Utah, died Aug. 5 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Okinawa, Japan.

August 05, 2011 Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson, 24, of Chelsea, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 686-11
August 05, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                  The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson, 24, of Chelsea, Okla., died Aug. 4 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.

August 05, 2011 Capt. Waid C. Ramsey, 41, of Red Bay, Ala. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 685-11
August 05, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Capt. Waid C. Ramsey, 41, of Red Bay, Ala., died Aug. 4 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire.  He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Birmingham, Ala.
August 05, 2011 Pfc. Cody G. Baker, 19, of Holton, Kan.

Pfc. Gil I. Morales Del Valle, 21, of Jacksonville, Fla.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 684-11
August 05, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died Aug. 3 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.  Killed were:

            Pfc. Cody G. Baker, 19, of Holton, Kan.

            Pfc. Gil I. Morales Del Valle, 21, of Jacksonville, Fla.

August 05, 2011 Spc. Barun Rai, 24, of Silver Spring, Md. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 683-11
August 05, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Spc. Barun Rai, 24, of Silver Spring, Md., died Aug. 3 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover.  He was assigned to the 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Warner Barracks, Bamberg, Germany.
August 03, 2011 Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen, 37, of Sapulpa, Okla. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 678-11
August 03, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen, 37, of Sapulpa, Okla., died Aug. 2 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard.

August 02, 2011 Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr., 32, of Wilson, N.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 672-11
August 02, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr., 32, of Wilson, N.C., died Aug. 1 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
August 02, 2011 Pfc. Brice M. Scott, 22, of Columbus, Ga. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 669-11
August 02, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Pfc. Brice M. Scott, 22, of Columbus, Ga., died July 31 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
August 01, 2011 Sgt. William B. GrossPaniagua, 28, of Daly City, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 665-11
August 01, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. William B. GrossPaniagua, 28, of Daly City, Calif., died July 31 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

July 31, 2011 2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy, 33, of Edmond, Okla.

Spc. Augustus J. Vicari, 22, of Broken Arrow, Okla.
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 663-11
July 31, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died July 29 at Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Tulsa, Okla.  Killed were:

            2nd Lt. Jered W. Ewy, 33, of Edmond, Okla., and

            Spc. Augustus J. Vicari, 22, of Broken Arrow, Okla.

July 21, 2011 Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson, 36, of Canyon Lake, Texas

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 645-11
July 22, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson, 36, of Canyon Lake, Texas, died July 21 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.  He was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C. 

July 21, 2011 Sgt. Omar A. Jones, 28, of Crook, Colo.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 640-11
July 21, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

             The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Omar A. Jones, 28, of Crook, Colo., died July 18, in Balkh province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to the 126th Chemical Battalion, 92nd Troop Command, Nebraska Army National Guard, Wahoo, Neb.

July 21, 2011 Staff Sgt. James M. Christen, 29, of Loomis, Calif.

Sgt. Jacob Molina, 27, of Houston, Texas.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 639-11
July 21, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died July 19 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.  Killed were:

                 Staff Sgt. James M. Christen, 29, of Loomis, Calif.

                 Sgt. Jacob Molina, 27, of Houston, Texas.

July 20, 2011 Cpl. Raphael R. Arruda, 21, of Ogden, Utah

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 635-11
July 20, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Cpl. Raphael R. Arruda, 21, of Ogden, Utah, died July 16 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 416th Theater Engineer Command, Ogden, Utah.

July 20, 2011 Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Vangiesen, 30, of Erie, Pa.

Sgt. Edward W. Koehler, 47, of Lebanon, Pa.

Sgt. Brian K. Mowery, 49, of Halifax, Pa.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 634-11
July 20, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died July 18 in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the 131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Williamstown, Pa. Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. Vangiesen, 30, of Erie, Pa.

            Sgt. Edward W. Koehler, 47, of Lebanon, Pa.

            Sgt. Brian K. Mowery, 49, of Halifax, Pa.

July 19, 2011 Lance Cpl. Christopher L. Camero, 19, of Kailua Kona, Hawaii

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 632-11
July 19, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Christopher L. Camero, 19, of Kailua Kona, Hawaii, died July 15 of wounds suffered July 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. 

July 19, 2011  Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 630-11
July 19, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, 22, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died July 17 of wounds sustained July 13 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

July 18, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth B. Elwell, 33, of Holland, Pa.

Pfc. Tyler M. Springman, 19, of Hartland, Maine.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 626-11
July 18, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualties

                 The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died July 17, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  They were assigned to the3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.  Killed were: 

                Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth B. Elwell, 33, of Holland, Pa.; and 

                Pfc. Tyler M. Springman, 19, of Hartland, Maine.

July 17, 2011 Spc. Frank R. Gross, 25, of Oldsmar, Fla.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 621-11
July 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Frank R. Gross, 25, of Oldsmar, Fla., died July 16 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained at Khowst province, Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device caused a military vehicle roll-over.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. 

July 17, 2011 Sgt. Lex L. Lewis, 40, of Rapid City, S.D.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 620-11
July 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Lex L. Lewis, 40, of Rapid City, S.D., died July 15 after injuries suffered July 15 when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire in Farah province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

July 17, 2011 Staff Sgt. Wyatt A. Goldsmith, 28, of Colville, Wash. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 619-11
July 17, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty
                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Wyatt A. Goldsmith, 28, of Colville, Wash., died July 15 at Camp Bastion Hospital, Afghanistan of injuries suffered July 15 when insurgents attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenade fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

July 15, 2011 Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27, of Mount Olivet, Ky.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 618-11
July 15, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

              The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27, of Mount Olivet, Ky., died Jul. 14 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, after enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire on Jul. 13.  He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

July 14, 2011 Seaman Aaron D. Ullom, 20, of Midland, Mich.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 611-11
July 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a sailor who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. 

                Seaman Aaron D. Ullom, 20, of Midland, Mich., died while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Now Zad district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 12.  He was assigned as a hospitalman to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

July 14, 2011 Lance Cpl. Robert S. Greniger, 21, of Greenfield, Minn.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 607-11
July 14, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Robert S. Greniger, 21, of Greenfield, Minn., died July 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. 

July 11, 2011 Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez Hernandez, 22, of Logan, Utah

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 603-11
July 11, 2011

DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

               The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez Hernandez, 22, of Logan, Utah, died July 10 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

July 11, 2011 Sgt. Christopher P. Soderlund, 23, of Pineville, La.

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 602-11
July 11, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Sgt. Christopher P. Soderlund, 23, of Pineville, La., died July 9 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with rocket-propelled grenade fire.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.

July 11, 2011 Spc. Rafael A. Nieves Jr., 22, of Albany, N.Y

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 601-11
July 11, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.   Spc. Rafael A. Nieves Jr., 22, of Albany, N.Y., died July 10 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires.  He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky. 

July 10, 2011 Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker, 39, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 597-11
July 10, 2011

DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker, 39, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died July 9 in Panjshir province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.  He was assigned to the 334th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

July 8, 2011 Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Dodds Dudley, 29, of Tega Cay, S.C. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 595-11
July 08, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Dodds Dudley, 29, of Tega Cay, S.C., died July 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to Marine Air Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station New River, Jacksonville, N.C.

July 8, 2011 Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV, 36, of San Jose, Calif. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 593-11
July 08, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV, 36, of San Jose, Calif., died July 5 in Khowst, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.  He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.

July 7, 2011 Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, 28, of Battle Creek Mich.;

Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24, Port Saint Lucie, Fla.; and

Spc. Preston J. Suter, 22, Sandy, Utah.
 
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 586-11
July 07, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualties

            The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of three soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died July 5 in Paktia province, Afghanistan of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.  The soldiers were assigned to the 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Hohenfels, Germany.  Killed were:

            Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, 28, of Battle Creek Mich.;

            Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24, Port Saint Lucie, Fla.; and

            Spc. Preston J. Suter, 22, Sandy, Utah.

July 5, 2011 Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia, 27, of Bossier City, La. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 581-11
July 05, 2011
DOD Identifies Army Casualty

                The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia, 27, of Bossier City, La., died July 4 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.  He was assigned to the 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 20th Support Command (CBRNE), Fort Polk, La.

              

 

July 3, 2011 Pfc. James A. Waters, 21, of Cloverdale, Ind. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 576-11
July 03, 2011
DoD Identifies Army Casualty

                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.        Pfc. James A. Waters, 21, of Cloverdale, Ind., died July 1 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.
July 1, 2011 Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27, of Maplewood, Minn. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 574-11
July 01, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
                 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27, of Maplewood, Minn., died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. 
July 1, 2011 Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider, 23, of Phoenix, N.Y. IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 573-11
July 01, 2011
DOD Identifies Marine Casualty
            The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider, 23, of Phoenix, N.Y., died June 30 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.  He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
* Status  is ASSUMED to be Killed in Action, body not recovered.

 

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