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As of Dec 31, 2017  the number of combined casualties from Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn as confirmed by US Central Command is 69007. ‪        https://thefallen.militarytimes.com/

     
10/05/18 Spc. James A. Slape, 23, from Morehead City, North Carolina
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-287-18
Oct. 5, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operations Resolute Support and Freedom's Sentinel.  Spc. James A. Slape, 23, from Morehead City, North Carolina, died Oct. 4, 2018, in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as a result of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device. The incident is under investigation.  Slape was assigned to 60th Troop Command, North Carolina Army National Guard, Washington, North Carolina.
 
09/05/18 Staff Sgt. Diobanjo S. Sanagustin, 32, from National City, California
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-258-18
Sept. 5, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. 
Staff Sgt. Diobanjo S. Sanagustin, 32, from National City, California, died Sept. 4, 2018, from a non-combat related injury at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.  Sanagustin was assigned to 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.  
 
09/05/18 Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard, 42, from Thornton, West Virginia
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-257-18
Sept. 4, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.  Command Sgt. Maj. Timothy A. Bolyard, 42, from Thornton, West Virginia, died Sept. 3, 2018, of wounds sustained from small arms fire in Logar Province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.  Bolyard was assigned to 3rd Squadron, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, Fort Benning, Georgia.
08/21/18 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Washington
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-241-18
Aug. 21, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.  
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Taylor J. Galvin, 34, from Spokane, Washington, died Aug. 20, 2018, in Baghdad, Iraq, as a result of injuries sustained when his helicopter crashed in Sinjar, Ninevah Province, Iraq. The incident is under investigation.  
Galvin was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
 
 
Most recently, the unit gained notoriety for its participation in the May 2011 Navy SEAL operation that ended with the death of terrorist Osama Bin ...
08/19/18 Cpl. Jonathan Currier, a native of New Hampshire.

Marine ID’d as service member who went overboard near Philippines

Posted: 19 Aug 2018 10:27 AM PDT

Fox News reports the Camp Pendleton-based Marine who fell overboard from an amphibious assault ship off the Philippines, has been identified by military officials as Cpl. Jonathan Currier, a native of New Hampshire. He was declared dead Friday after five days of efforts to find him or recover his body were unsuccessful. Currier went overboard
08/13/18 Staff Sgt. Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, from Waikoloa, Hawaii
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-233-18
Aug. 13, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
 

The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. 
Staff Sgt. Reymund Rarogal Transfiguracion, 36, from Waikoloa, Hawaii, died Aug. 12, 2018, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near him while he was conducting combat patrol operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.    Transfiguracion was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.

08/08/18 Naval Helicopter Aircrewman 1st Class Jonathan Richard Clement, 31, of Florida https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2018/08/07/navy-helicopter-crewman-killed-in-north-island-accident/

The Navy has identified the helicopter crewman killed last week in a fuel tank accident at Naval Air Station North Island in California.  Naval Helicopter Aircrewman 1st Class Jonathan Richard Clement was declared dead on July 31 at the UC San Diego Medical Center in Hillcrest, a day after an auxiliary fuel tank detached from an HH-60H Seahawk helicopter and struck him and a fellow petty officer....

 

08/03/18 Sgt. Maj. Christopher Nelms, 46, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Nelms' awards and decorations include two Silver Stars, the Soldier's Medal, six Bronze Star medals, one with the V device, two Defense Meritorious ...
 
Laurinburg, N.C. (WPDE) — Sergeant Major Christopher Nelms with the United States Army Special Operations died after his parachute didn't open ...
07/13/18 Staff Sgt. James T. Grotjan, 26, of Waterford, Connecticut
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-221-18
July 13, 2018
DoD Identifies Air Force Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of an airman who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.  Staff Sgt. James T. Grotjan, 26, of Waterford, Connecticut, died July 12 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident July 8 at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates.  He was assigned to the 4th Civil Engineer Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina.
07/13/18 Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, from Summerville, South Carolina
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-218-18
July 13, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.  Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Andrew Celiz, 32, from Summerville, South Carolina, died, July 12, in Afghanistan, of wounds sustained as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting operations in support of a medical evacuation landing zone in Zurmat district, Paktiya province. The incident is under investigation.  Celiz was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
07/10/19  

Navy Ensign Sarah Mitchell dies in Red Sea operations

VT Woody send us the sad news that US Navy Ensign Sarah Mitchell was killed while involved in small boat operations in the Red Sea; A Sailor assigned to the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) died from injuries sustained while conducting small boat training July 8. Ensign Sarah Mitchell, 23, of […]

07/08/18 Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-212-18
July 8, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.  Cpl. Joseph Maciel of South Gate, California, died July 7, 2018, in Tarin Kowt District, Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan from wounds sustained during an apparent insider attack. The incident is under investigation.   Maciel was assigned to 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia. Task Force 1-28 Infantry is currently deployed in support of the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade.  
 
06/25/18 Navy Lt. Christopher Carey Short

Navy Lt. Christopher Carey Short killed in crash

Posted: 25 Jun 2018 05:22 AM PDT

Stars & Stripes reports that Navy Lt. Christopher Carey Short was killed in a crash of an A-29 Super Tucano light-attack aircraft Friday. Lieutenant Short was a native of Canandaigua, New York. Short had been participating in the Air Force’s Light Attack Experiment testing the capabilities of the A-29 and the AT-6B Wolverine. The statement […]
06/19/18 Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew I. Holzemer, of Tennessee
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-195-18
June 19, 2018
DOD Identifies Navy Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a U.S. Navy sailor who was deployed in support of Special Operations Command Forward - East Africa for U.S. Africa Command.   Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew I. Holzemer, of Tennessee, died June 17 at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, as a result of a non-combat related incident.  The incident is under investigation.
06/09/18 Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-183-18
June 9, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Octave Shield.  Staff Sgt. Alexander W. Conrad, 26, of Chandler, Arizona, died June 8, in Somalia of injuries sustained from enemy indirect fire. The incident is under investigation.  Conrad was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

....  Admin note: date of incident/death given is local time for Somalia.
05/25/18 Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Robinson, 36, of Los Angeles, California
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-162-18
May 25, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Joint Guardian.  Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Robinson, 36, of Los Angeles, California, died May 24 at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.   Robinson was assigned to the 155th Medical Detachment, 261st Medical Battalion, 44th Medical Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
 
05/03/18 The dead have been identified as pilot Jose Rafael Roman (left) and, clockwise from top right: flight engineer Mario Brańa; crewmembers Roberto Espada Gali and Victor 'Vitín' Colon; loadmaster Erick Circuns; mechanic Jan Paravisini; and co-pilot David 'Lanita' Albandoz.

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05/01/18 Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, of Loveland, Colorado
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-133-18
May 1, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
 The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Spc. Gabriel D. Conde, 22, of Loveland, Colorado, was killed in action April 30 as a result of enemy small arms fire in Tagab District, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.  Conde was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, U.S. Army Alaska, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
04/09/18 Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly and Warrant Officer James Casadona

Fort Campbell soldiers identified

 | April 9, 2018 2 Comments

The Army Times reports that the two Apache crew members killed in an accident this weekend as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly and Warrant Officer James Casadona. They were both assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division; Connolly, 37, was an instructor pilot in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. He joined […]

04/06/18

Capt. Samuel A. Schultz, 28, of Huntington Valley, Pa.

First Lt. Samuel D. Phillips, 27, of Pinehurst, N.C.

Gunnery Sgt. Derik R. Holley, 33, of Dayton, Ohio

Lance Cpl. Taylor J. Conrad, 24, of Baton Rouge, La.

 

Major Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno          

USMC IDs Marines killed in crash

 | April 6, 2018 6 Comments

Stars & Stripes reports that the four Marines killed in the crash of a CH-53E Super Stallion from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California have been identified; Capt. Samuel A. Schultz, 28, of Huntington Valley, Pa., a pilot assigned to HMH-465. […]

Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno; AF Thunderbirds pilot

 | April 6, 2018 5 Comments

Bobo sends us a link to the Air Force Thunderbirds’ Facebook page which identifies the pilot killed the other day in a crash as Major Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno; U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Slot Pilot Thunderbird 4, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, was killed when his F-16 Fighting Falcon crashed over the Nevada Test […]

03/31/18 Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar, 36, of Austin, Texas
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-093-18
March 31, 2018
DOD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar, 36, of Austin, Texas, died March 30 in Manbij, Syria as a result of injuries when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated near his patrol. The incident is under investigation.  Dunbar was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Ft Bragg, North Carolina.
03/17/18 Captain Mark K. Weber, 29, of Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Captain Andreas B. O'Keeffe, 37, of Center Moriches, New York.

Captain Christopher T. Zanetis, 37, of Long Island City, New York.


Master Sergeant Christopher J. Raguso, 39, of Commack, New York.


Staff Sergeant Dashan J. Briggs, 30, of Port Jefferson Station, New York.

Master Sergeant William R. Posch, 36, of Indialantic, Florida.


Staff Sergeant Carl P. Enis, 31, of Tallahassee, Florida.

MEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-080-18
March 17, 2018
DoD Identifies Air Force Casualties
The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of seven airmen who were supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. They died March 15 when an HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Killed was:
 
Captain Mark K. Weber, 29, of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia. For more information, media may contact the 23rd Wing public affairs office at 229-257-4146.
 
Also killed were:
 
Captain Andreas B. O'Keeffe, 37, of Center Moriches, New York.
Captain Christopher T. Zanetis, 37, of Long Island City, New York.
Master Sergeant Christopher J. Raguso, 39, of Commack, New York.
Staff Sergeant Dashan J. Briggs, 30, of Port Jefferson Station, New York.
 
All four were assigned to the 106th Rescue Wing at the Francis S. Gabreski Air National Guard Base, New York. For more information, media may contact the New York National Guard public affairs office at 518-786-4581.
 
Also killed were:
 
Master Sergeant William R. Posch, 36, of Indialantic, Florida.
Staff Sergeant Carl P. Enis, 31, of Tallahassee, Florida.
Both were assigned to the 308th Rescue Squadron, Air Force Reserve, at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. For more information, media may contact the 920th Rescue Wing public affairs office at 321-615-0329.
 
03/09/18 Sgt. 1st Class Maitland Deweever Wilson, 38, of Brooklyn, New York,
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-074-18
March 9, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
Sgt. 1st Class Maitland Deweever Wilson, 38, of Brooklyn, New York, died March 7 in Landstuhl, Germany from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.  Wilson was assigned to the 831st Transportation Battalion, 595th Transportation Brigade, Manama, Bahrain.
02/20/18 Sgt. Christina Marie Schoenecker, 26, of Arlington, Kansas
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-056-18
Feb. 20, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.   Sgt. Christina Marie Schoenecker, 26, of Arlington, Kansas, died Feb. 19 in Baghdad, from a non-combat related incident. Schoenecker was assigned to the 89th Sustainment Brigade, Wichita, Kansas. The incident is under investigation.
01/24/18 Cpl. Alejandro Romero

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/01/24/marine-who-died-arizona-parachute-accident-identified.html?ESRC=eb_180125.nl

The U.S. Marine Corps has identified the service member killed in a parachute training accident Monday in Arizona.

Cpl. Alejandro Romero died in a double-bag static line parachute mishap during the Multi-Mission Parachute Course in Coolidge, Arizona, according to information released Wednesday by the service's Training Command in Quantico, Virginia....

01/23/18 First Lt. Clayton Cullen  and Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Burke

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First Lt. Clayton Cullen, and Chief Warrant Officer Kevin Burke have been named as the two 4th Infantry Division soldiers who were killed when their helicopter crashed during training.....

01/09/18 Spc. Javion Shavonte Sullivan, 24, of Fort Mill, South Carolina
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-008-18
Jan. 9, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.  Spc. Javion Shavonte Sullivan, 24, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, died Jan. 8 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident. Sullivan was assigned to the 16th Signal Company, 11th Theater Tactical Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. The incident is under investigation.
01/08/18 SFC Mark Boner, 43

Fort Wayne National Guard member dies in Texas 

01/08/18

 

Fort Wayne National Guard member Mark Boner passed away Saturday morning. A sergeant first class, Boner, 43, was training as an automated logistical specialist at Fort Hood, Tex., to deploy to Kuwait when he passed. The Guard didn’t release information about the circumstances of his death, saying it was under investigation...

01/17/18   http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/01/07/navy-plane-that-crashed-in-philippine-sea-located-deep-in-pacific.html

Navy plane that crashed in Philippine Sea located deep in Pacific

 01/03/18 Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin, 34, of Fort Lee, New Jersey
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-002-18
Jan. 3, 2018
DoD Identifies Army Casualty
The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.      Sgt. 1st Class Mihail Golin, 34, of Fort Lee, New Jersey, died Jan. 1 in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, after being engaged by enemy small arms fire while on a dismounted patrol. Golin was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Carson, Colorado. The incident is under investigation.