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Fallen Heroes of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Following is the official list of American military personnel killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom between Jan. 1, 2005 and June 30, 2005 as of 8:48 a.m. EST Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2006.

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June 30

Sgt. Chad M. Mercer, 25, of Waycross, Ga., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, Fitzgerald, Ga.

June 28

Spc. Rafael A. Carrillo Jr., 21, of Boys Ranch, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an enemy mortar detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spc. Robert E. Hall Jr., 30, of Pittsburgh, Pa., died in Ad Dujayl, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position at the gate of his forward operating base. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 467th Engineer Battalion, Greenwood, Miss.

Sgt. Manny Hornedo, 27, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died in Tikrit, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while conducting convoy operations. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1569th Transportation Company, New York, N.Y.

June 27

2nd Lt. Matthew S. Coutu, 23, of North Kingstown, R.I., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged his convoy with small arms fire. He was assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Chief Warrant Officer Keith R. Mariotti, 39, of Texas, died on near Taji, Iraq, when his AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Chief Warrant Officer Steven E. Shephard, 30, of Purcell, Okla., died on near Taji, Iraq, when his AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

June 26

Spc. Charles A. Kaufman, 20, of Fairchild, Wis., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, Arcadia, Wis.

June 24

Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, Los Angeles, Calif., died as a result of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Falluhah, Iraq. He was assigned to 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 23

Petty Officer 1st Class Regina R. Clark, 43, of Centralia, Wash., died in a convoy that was attacked by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Fallujah. She was a culinary specialist deployed with Naval Construction Regiment Detachment 30, Port Hueneme, Calif., and was temporarily assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Holly A. Charette, 21, from Cranston, R.I., died from wounds sustained when a homicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device struck her vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq. She was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Veashna Muy, 20, of Los Angeles, Calif., died while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a homicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. 1st Class Christopher W. Phelps, 39, of Louisville, Ky., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Cpl. Chad W. Powell, 22, of West Monroe, La., died while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a homicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Joseph M. Tackett, 22, of Whitehouse, Ky., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., died while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a homicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. She was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 22

Maj. Duane W. Dively, 43, of Rancho California, Calif., died in Southwest Asia, in the crash of a U-2 aircraft. He had completed flying a mission and was returning to his base when the crash occurred. He was assigned to the 1st Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.

Sgt. Arnold Duplantier II, 26, of Sacramento, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was providing cordon security and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, Auburn, Calif.

June 21

Spc. Christopher L. Hoskins, 21, of Danielson, Conn., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Spc. Nicholas R. Idalski, 23, of Crown Point, Ind., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. James D. Stewart, 29, of Chattanooga, Tenn., died in Ar Rutbah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military cargo truck. He was assigned to the 57th Transportation Company, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Spc. Brian A. Vaughn, 23, of Pell City, Ala., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

June 20

Pfc. Christopher R. Kilpatrick, 18, of Columbus, Texas, died in Tal Afar, Iraq, during convoy operations when enemy forces attacked his HMMWV with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire. He was assigned to the 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Battalion, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, La.

June 18

Lance Cpl. Adam J. Crumpler, 19, from Charleston, W.Va., died as a result of small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Spear in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

1st Lt. Noah Harris, 23, of Ellijay, Ga., died in Baqubah, Iraq, from injuries sustained on June 17 in Buritz, Iraq, when he was conducting a mounted patrol and his HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Cpl. William A. Long, 26, of Lilburn, Ga., died in Baqubah, Iraq, from injuries sustained on June 17 in Buritz, Iraq, when he was conducting a mounted patrol and his HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

June 17

Master Sgt. Robert M. Horrigan, 40, of Austin, Texas, died in Al Qaim, Iraq, while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Master Sgt. Michael L. McNulty, 36, of Knoxville, Tenn., died in Al Qaim, Iraq, while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

June 16

Spc. Anthony S. Cometa, 21, of Las Vegas, Nev., died in Safwan, Kuwait, when his HMMWV rolled over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1864th Transportation Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, Henderson, Nev.

Lance Cpl. Erik R. Heldt, 26, of Hermann, Mo., died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Capt. John W. Maloney, 36, of Chicopee, Mass., died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Staff Sgt. Christopher N. Piper, 43, of Marblehead, Mass., died at the Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from injuries sustained on June 3 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Orgun-E, Afghanistan. He was assigned the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

June 15

Petty Officer 2nd Class Cesar O. Baez, 37, of Pomona, Calif., died as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations in al-Anbar province, Iraq. He was a Hospital Corpsman assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores, 18, of San Antonio, Texas, died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Cpl. Jesse Jaime, 22, of Henderson, Nev., died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, 19, of Montrose, Colo., died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion, 23, of Richardson, Texas, died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley, 21, of Los Angeles, Calif., died when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was operating with the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, which was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

June 14

Pfc. Nathan B. Clemons, 20, of Winchester, Tenn., died from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Spc. Michael R. Hayes, 29, of Morgantown, Ky., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his HMMWV while he was providing security cordon for an improvised explosive device found earlier. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 617th Military Police Company, Richmond, Ky.

Sgt. Anthony G. Jones, 25, of Greenville, S.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the 104th Transportation Company, 36th Engineer Group, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Ga.

Pfc. Joshua P. Klinger, 21, from Easton, Pa., died as a result of an explosion from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 13

Spc. Anthony D. Kinslow, 21, of Westerville, Ohio, died in Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns Jr., 24, of Austintown, Ohio, died in Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Lance Cpl. John J. Mattek Jr., 24, of Stevens Point, Wis., died from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on June 8. He was assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 11

Sgt. Larry R. Arnold Sr., 46, of Carriere, Miss., died in Owesat Village, Iraq, when his armored personnel carrier was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Lucedale, Miss.

Spc. Casey Byers, 22, of Schleswig, Iowa, died in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Battalion, Ottumwa, Iowa.

Cpl. Stanley J. Lapinski, 35, of Las Vegas, Nev., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spc. Terrance D. Lee Sr., 25, of Moss Point, Miss., died in Owesat Village, Iraq, when his armored personnel carrier was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Lucedale, Miss.

Sgt. 1st Class Neil A. Prince, 35, of Baltimore, Md., died in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

June 10

Lance Cpl. Mario A. Castillo, 20, of Brownwood, Texas, died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Kilpela, 22, of Fowerville, Mich., died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 9

Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, 22, of Saint Anthony, Idaho, died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Boise, Idaho.

Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, 20, of Seattle, Wash., died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Mark O. Edwards, 40, of Unicoi, Tenn., died at his forward operating base near Tuz, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Erwin, Tenn.

Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, 23, of Strongsville, Ohio, died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio.

Sgt. David J. Murray, 23, of Clinton, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineering Battalion, New Roads, La.

Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour, 21, of St. Louisville, Ohio, died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio.

Cpl. Brad D. Squires, 26, of Middleburg Heights, Ohio, died as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio.

June 8

Sgt. Roberto Arizola Jr., 31, of Laredo, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.

1st Lt. Michael J. Fasnacht, 25, of Columbus, Ga., died in Tikrit, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Pfc. Douglas E. Kashmer, 27, of Sharon, Pa., died in Nippur, Iraq, when the wrecker in which he was a passenger was involved in a non-combat related rollover. He was assigned to the Army's 70th Transportation Company, Mannheim, Germany.

Lance Cpl. Marc L. Tucker, 24, of Pontotoc, Miss., died as a result of a non-hostile vehicle accident near Hit, Iraq. He was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Force Service Support Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

June 7

1st Lt. Louis E. Allen, 34, of Milford, Pa., died in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained on June 7 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an explosion of unknown origin occurred near his location. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division, Troy, N.Y.

Spc. Eric T. Burri, 21, of Wyoming, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 623rd Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Lt. Col. Terrence K. Crowe, 44, of New York, N.Y., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 10th Battalion, 98th Regiment, 4th Brigade, 98th Division, Lodi, N.J.

Capt. Phillip T. Esposito, 30, of Suffern, N.Y., died in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained on June 7 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an explosion of unknown origin occurred near his location. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division, Troy, N.Y.

June 6

Lance Cpl. Robert T. Mininger, 21, of Sellersville, Pa., died from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Spc. Brian M. Romines, 20, of Simpson, Ill., died in Baghdad, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, Milan, Ill.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Smith, 22, of Eva, Ala., died from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

June 5

Spc. Carrie L. French, 19, of Caldwell, Idaho, died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit the front of her convoy vehicle and detonated. She was assigned to the Army National Guard's 145th Support Battalion, Boise, Idaho.

Spc. Eric J. Poelman, 21, of Racine, Wis., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their military vehicle. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Pfc. Brian S. Ulbrich, 23, of Chapmanville, W. Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their military vehicle. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Staff Sgt. Justin L. Vasquez, 26, of Manzanola, Colo., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their military vehicle. He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Col. Theodore S. Westhusing, 44, of Dallas, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was serving with the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq and was assigned to the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y.

June 3

Cpl. Antonio Mendoza, 21, of Santa Ana, Calif., died at Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Feb. 22. At the time of his injury, Mendoza was assigned to 5th Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

June 1

Sgt. 1st Class Virgil R. Case, 37, of Mountain Home, Idaho, died in Kirkuk, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 145th Support Battalion, 116th Brigade Combat Team, Mountain Home, Idaho.

Spc. Phillip C. Edmundson, 22, of Wilson, N.C., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

Spc. Louis E. Niedermeier, 20, of Largo, Fla., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting combat operations and he came under enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

May 31

Sgt. 1st Class Steven M. Langmack, 33, of Seattle, Wash., died in Al Qaim, Iraq, from injuries sustained from small arms fire during combat operations. He was assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Sgt. Miguel A. Ramos, 39, of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an enemy rocket impacted near his position. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 807th Signal Company, 35th Signal Battalion, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico.

May 30

Capt. Derek Argel, 28, of Lompoc, Calif., died May 30 in the crash of an Iraqi air force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Staff Sgt. Casey Crate, 26, of Spanaway, Wash., died May 30 in the crash of an Iraqi air force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Maj. William Downs, 40, of Winchester, Va., died May 30 in the crash of an Iraqi air force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province. He was assigned to the 6th Special Operations Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Capt. Jeremy Fresques, 26, of Clarkdale, Ariz., died May 30 in the crash of an Iraqi air force aircraft during a training mission in eastern Diyala province. He was assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, Hurlburt Field, Fla.

Cpl. Jeffrey B. Starr, 22, of Snohomish, Wash., died from small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

May 29

Staff Sgt. Victor M. Cortes III, 29, of Erie, Pa., died in Baghdad, Iraq of non-combat-related injuries. He was assigned to the 703rd Forward Support Batttalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

May 28

First Sgt. Michael S. Barnhill, 39, of Folsom, Calif., died after his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device near Haqlaniyah, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Eugene, Ore. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd FSSG, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Spc. Phillip N. Sayles, 26, of Jacksonville, Ark., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his security position. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Lt. Col. Albert E. Smart, 41, of San Antonio, Texas, died in Doha, Qatar, of a non-combat related illness. He was assigned to the U.S. Army Reserve's 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, San Antonio, Texas.

May 27

Sgt. Mark A. Maida, 22, of Madison, Wis., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Diyarah, Iraq, May 26 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

May 26

Maj. Ricardo A. Crocker, 39, of Mission Viejo, Calif., died from a rocket propelled grenade explosion while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Civil Affairs Group, Camp Lejeune, N.C. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

CW4 Matthew Scott Lourey, 40, of East Bethel, Minn., died from injuries sustained on May 26 in Buhriz, Iraq, when their OH-58 (Kiowa Warrior) came under small arms attack and crashed. He was were assigned to the Army's 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

CW2 Joshua Michael Scott, 28, of Sun Prairie, Wis., died from injuries sustained on May 26 in Buhriz, Iraq, when their OH-58 (Kiowa Warrior) came under small arms attack and crashed. He was were assigned to the Army's 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

May 25

Sgt. Alfred B. Siler, 33, of Duff, Tenn., died in Tuz, Iraq, when his HMMWV hit another vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Support Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Knoxville, Tenn.

Sgt. David N. Wimberg, 24, of Louisville, Ky., died from wounds received as a result of small-arms fire from enemy forces while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

May 24

Sgt. First Class Randy D. Collins, 36, of Long Beach, Calif., died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., of injuries sustained in Mosul, Iraq, during a mortar attack on May 4. He was assigned to the Army's 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

Sgt. Charles A. Drier, 28, of Tuscola, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spec. Dustin C. Fisher, 22, of Fort Smith, Ark., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. 1st Class Peter J. Hahn, 31, of Metairie, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his observation point was engaged by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Iberia, La.

Pfc. Jeffrey R. Wallace, 20, of Hoopeston, Ill., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

May 23

Spec. Bryan Edward Barron, 26, of Biloxi, Miss., died in Haswa, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Biloxi, Miss.

Spc. Joshua T. Brazee, 25, of Sand Creek, Mich., died in Al Qaim, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Spec. Audrey Daron Lunsford, 29, of Sardis, Miss., died in Haswa, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, McComb, Miss.

Staff Sgt. Saburant Parker, 43, of Foxworth, Miss., died in Haswa, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Biloxi, Miss.

Sgt. Christopher S. Perez, 30, of Hutchinson, Kan., died from wounds received as a result of an indirect fire attack while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Daniel Ryan Varnado, 23, of Saucier, Miss., died in Haswa, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. e was assigned to the Army National Guard's C Company, 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Biloxi, Miss.

Staff Sgt. Russell J. Verdugo, 34, of Phoenix, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was responding to a report of an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 767th Ordnance Company, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

May 22

Spc. Tyler L. Creamean, 21, of Jacksonville, Ark., died in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Carl J. Morgain, 40, of Butler, Pa., died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Kadasia, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, Butler, Pa.

Sgt. Benjamin C. Morton, 24, of Wright, Kan., died in Mosul, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. John B. Ogburn III, 45, of Fruitland, Ore., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when his HMMWV overturned after the driver avoided striking a civilian vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 116th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Ontario, Ore.

Sgt. Kenneth J. Schall, 22, of Peoria, Ariz., died in Yusafiyah, Iraq, when the HMMWV in which he was riding was involved in an accident. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

1st Lt. Aaron N. Seesan, 25, of Ohio, died in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Charles T. Wilkerson, 30, of Kansas City, Mo., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an unknown ordnance detonated near his tent. He was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

May 21

Sgt. Brad A. Wentz, 21, of Gladwin, Mich., died on a main supply route in Iraq when his convoy came under attack by enemy forces. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 180th Transportation Company, Muskegon, Mich.

May 20

Sgt. Kurt D. Schamberg, 26, of Euclid, Ohio, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

May 19

Pfc. Wyatt D. Eisenhauer, 26, of Pinckneyville, Ill., died in Mahmudiyah, Iraq, on an escort mission in a HMMWV when an improvised explosive device detonated on a bridge. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

Sgt. Robin V. Fell, 22, of Shreveport, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when they were shot while conducting dismounted combat operations. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Shreveport, La.

Spec. Bernard L. Sembly II, 25, of Bossier City, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when they were shot while conducting dismounted combat operations. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Shreveport, La.

May 18

Sgt. Antwan L. Walker, 22, of Tampa, Fla., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his camp was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

May 17

Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs, 19, of Baytown, Texas died in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position. He was assigned to the Army's 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

May 16

Sgt Jacob M. Simpson, 24, of Ashland, Oregon died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when a rocket propelled grenade struck the building he was securing. He was assigned to the Army's 2d Squadron, 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment from Fort Carson, Colo.

May 14

Sgt. Charles C. Gillican, III, 35, of Brunswick, Ga., died at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Brunswick, Ga.

May 13

Pfc. Travis W. Anderson, 28, of Hooper, Colo., died in Bayji, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

May 12

Sgt. Andrew R. Jodon, 27, of Karthaus, Penn., died in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. John M. Smith, 22, of Wilmington, N.C., died in Iskandariyah, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

Pfc. Kenneth E. Zeigler II, 22, of Dillsburg, Penn. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

May 11

Staff Sgt. Samuel T. Castle, 26, of Naples, Texas, died in Al Asad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device detonation. He was assigned to the Army's 327th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, Fort Bragg. N. C.

Lance Cpl. Wesley G. Davids, 20, of Dublin, Ohio, died from an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marines, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his reserve unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Pfc. Christopher R. Dixon, 18, of Columbus, Ohio, died when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio.

Lance Cpl. Nicholas B. Erdy, 21, of Williamsburg, Ohio, died when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio.

Staff Sgt. Kendall H. Ivy II, 28, of Crawford, Ohio, was killed by an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan W. Grant, 23, of Santa Fe, N.M., died when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Albuquerque, N.M.

Lance Cpl. Jourdan L. Grez, 24, of Harrisonburg, Va., died when his amphibious assault vehicle struck an explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Karabilah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Roanoke, Va.

Lance Cpl. John T. Schmidt III, 21, of Brookfield, Conn., died from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Jan. 30. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.

May 10

1st Sgt. Michael J. Bordelon, 37, of Morgan City, La., died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, from injuries sustained April 23 in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

May 9

Pfc. Stephen P. Baldwyn, 19, of Saltillo, Miss., died as a result of wounds received from an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Anthony L. Goodwin, 33, of Mount Holly, N.J., died from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Al Qaim, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Marcus Mahdee, 20, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., died as a result of wounds received from an enemy explosion while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Al Karmah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Taylor B. Prazynski, 20, of Fairfield, Ohio, died from an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Karmah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

May 8

Cpl. Dustin A. Derga, 24, of Columbus, Ohio, died as the result of enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ubaydi, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division. His company is based in Columbus, Ohio. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Sgt. Gary A. Eckert Jr., 24, of Toledo, Ohio, died in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained earlier that day in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 983rd Engineer Battalion, Monclova, Ohio.

Spec. Steven R. Givens, 26, of Mobile, Ala., died in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Thor H. Ingraham, 24, of Murrysville, Pa., died in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when he was conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

Pfc. Nicolas E. Messmer, 20, of Franklin, Ohio, died in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when he was conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

Lance Cpl. Lawrence R. Philippon, 22, of Hartford, Conn., died from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Al Qa'im, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

May 7

Sgt. Aaron N. Cepeda Sr., 22, San Antonio, Texas, died from explosions as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Lance T. Graham, 26, San Antonio, Texas, died from explosions as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Sgt. Michael A. Marzano, 28, of Greenville, Pa., died as the result of an explosion caused by homicide vehicle borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division. Hi company is based in Phoenix, Ariz. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Michael V. Postal, 21, Glen Oaks, N.Y., died from explosions as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Petty Officer Third Class Jeffery L. Wiener, 32, of Louisville, Ky., died in a combat related incident. He was a Navy hospital corpsman assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).

May 3

Staff Sgt. William J. Brooks, 30, of Birmingham, Ala., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was conducting a route security mission and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Stephen P. Saxton, 24, of Temecula, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was conducting a route security mission and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

May 2

Capt. Kelly C. Hinz, 30, of Woodbury, Minn., died from injuries received when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting crashed in Iraq while flying in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. He was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. His unit was embarked aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson.

Staff Sgt. Tommy S. Little, 47, of Aliceville, Ala., died May 2 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 19 near Iskandariyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 114th Field Artillery Regiment, Columbus, Miss.

Sgt. John E. McGee, 36, of Columbus, Ga., died near Diwaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2101st Transportation Company, Camden, Ala.

Maj. John C. Spahr, 42, of Cherry Hill, N.J., died from injuries received when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting apparently crashed in Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif. His unit was embarked aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson.

May 1

Spc. Derrick J. Lutters, 24, of Burlington, Colo., died along a supply route in Iraq when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated while his unit was inspecting a bridge for enemy tampering. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 891st Engineer Battalion, Pittsburg, Kan.

April 30

Staff Sgt. Juan De Dios Garcia-Arana, 27, of Los Angeles, Calif., died in Khaladiyah, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sgt. Kenya A. Parker, 26, of Fairfield, Ala., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related medical condition. He was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

April 29

Pvt. Charles S. Cooper Jr., 19, of Jamestown, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Pfc. Darren A. Deblanc, 20, of Evansville, Ind., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Capt. Stephen W. Frank, 29, of Mich., died in Diyarah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated as they were conducting a traffic control point inspection. He was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

2nd Lt. Clifford V. Gadsden, 25, of South Carolina, died in Balad, Iraq, when a vehicle-born improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Battalion, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, La.

Capt. Ralph J. Harting III, 28, of Del., died in Diyarah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated as they were conducting a traffic control point inspection. He was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

April 28

1st Lt. William A. Edens, 29, of Columbia, Mo., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated his their Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Timothy C. Kiser, 37, of Tehama, Calif., died in Riyhad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 340th Forward Support Battalion, 40th Infantry Division, Red Bluff, Calif.

Sgt. Eric W. Morris, 31, of Sparks, Nev., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated his their Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Pfc. Robert W. Murray Jr., 21, of Westfield, Ind., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated his their Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Spc. Ricky W. Rockholt Jr., 28, of Winston, Ore., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated his their Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armor Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

April 27

Cpl. Joseph S. Tremblay, 23, of New Windsor, N.Y., died from injuries received from a mine explosion while conducting combat operations in vicinity of Hit, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Moundsville, W.Va. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

April 26

Spc. David L. Rice, 22, of Sioux City, Iowa, died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his HMMWV rolled over. He was assigned 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

April 25

1st Sgt. Timmy J. Millsap, 39, of Wichita, Kan., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

April 24

Spc. Gary W. Walters Jr., 31, of Victoria, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

April 23

Cpl. Kevin W. Prince, 22, of Plain City, Ohio, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

April 23

Sgt. Anthony J. Davis Jr., 22, of Long Beach, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent, 28, of Portland, Oregon, died from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.

April 22

Pfc. Gavin J. Colburn, 20, of Frankfort, Ind., died along a supply route in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 542nd Transportation Company, Kingsbury, Ind.

April 21

Pfc. Robert A. Guy, 26, of Willards, Md., died as a result of a non-hostile incident near Al Karmah, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

April 20

Cpl. Kelly M. Cannan, 21, of Lowville, N.Y., was killed as the result of the detonation of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom their unit was attached to a 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

Lance Cpl. Marty G. Mortenson, 22, of Flagstaff, Ariz., was killed as the result of the detonation of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom their unit was attached to a 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

April 19

Spc. Jacob M. Pfister, 27, of Buffalo, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, and Fort Stewart, Ga.

Pfc. Kevin S. K. Wessel, 20, of Newport, Ore., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, and Fort Stewart, Ga.

April 18

Maj. Steven W. Thornton, 46, of Eugene, Ore., died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, when he collapsed during physical training. He was assigned to the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J.

April 17

Pfc. Sam W. Huff, 18, of Tucson, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on April 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her HMMWV. He was assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Pfc. Joseph L. Knott, 21, of Yuma, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

Pfc. Steven F. Sirko, 20, of Portage, Ind., died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

April 16

Pfc. Aaron M. Hudson, 20, of Highland Village, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained April 15 in Camp Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the 401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. Angelo L. Lozada Jr., 36, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Spc. Randy L. Stevens, 21, of Swartz Creek, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sgt. Tromaine K. Toy Sr., 24, of Eastville, Va., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

April 15

Spc. Aleina Ramirezgonzalez, 33, of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico, died in Tikrit, Iraq, when a mortar struck her forward operating base. She was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troop Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

April 14

Capt. James C. Edge, 31, of Virginia Beach, Va, was killed by enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraq Freedom, Edge was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

April 13

Cpl. Michael B. Lindemuth, 27, of Petoskey, Mich., died as a result of wounds received from enemy mortar fire at Camp Hit, Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Inspector/Instructor Staff, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio. During Operation Iraq Freedom, Lindemuth was attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).

April 12

Cpl. Tyler J. Dickens, 20, of Columbus, Ga., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained April 6 in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when his guard tower caught fire. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

Spc. Manuel Lopez III, 20, of Cape Coral, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his HMMWV was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. John W. Miller, 21, of West Burlington, Iowa, died in Camp Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries received from enemy small arms fire while on route clearance operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Battalion, Burlington, Iowa.

April 10

Sgt. William C. Eckhart, 25, of Rocksprings, Texas, died in Baqubah, Iraq, when he was on an anti-mortar mission and there was an explosion of unknown origin. He was assigned to the Army's 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

April 9

Spc. Casey M. LaWare, 19, of Redding, Calif., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries sustained April 6 in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when his guard tower caught fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, Calif.

April 8

Staff Sgt. Kevin D. Davis, 41, of Lebanon, Ore., died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Hawijah, Iraq. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's G Troop, 82nd Cavalry, Redmond, Ore.

April 7

Lance Cpl. Juan C. Venegas, 21, of Simi Valley, Calif., died as a result of a vehicle accident while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Venegas was attached to Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

April 5

Sgt. Javier J. Garcia, 25, of Crawfordville, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when improvised explosive devices detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Spc. Glenn J. Watkins, 42, of Carlsbad, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-born improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry, Kent, Wash.

April 4

Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Dill, 32, of Tonawanda, N.Y., died in Balad Ruz, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 390th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 98th Division, Buffalo, N.Y.

Sgt. 1st Class Stephen C. Kennedy, 35, of Oak Ridge, Tenn., died in Balad Ruz, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Lenoir City, Tenn.

Lance Cpl. Jeremiah C. Kinchen, 22, of Salcha, Alaska, died from an explosion that occurred during combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas. During Operation Iraq Freedom, Kinchen was attached to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.

April 3

Cpl. William D. Richardson, 23, of Moreno Valley, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when he came under enemy fire and fell into a canal. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.

Sgt. James A. Sherrill, 27, of Ekron, Ky., died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2113th Transportation Company, Paducah, Ky.

April 2

Lance Cpl. Tenzin Dengkhim, 19, of Falls Church, Va., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Ioasa F. Tavae Jr., 29, of Pago Pago, American Samoa, died in Mosul, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

April 1

Cpl. Garrywesley T. Rimes, 30, of Santa Maria, Calif., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rimes was attached to 2nd Marine Division.

March 31

Master Sergeant Robbie D. McNary, 42, of Lewistown, Mont., died in Hawijah, Iraq, from injuries sustained while performing combat operations. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 163rd Mechanized Infantry Regiment, Missoula, Mont.

March 30

Sgt. Kelly S. Morris, 24, of Boise, Idaho, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 3d Infantry Division from Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Kenneth L. Ridgley, 30, of Olney, Ill., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Eric L. Toth, 21, of Edmonton, Ky., died on a supply route when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Tompkinsville, Ky.

Warrant Officer Charles G. Wells Jr., 32, of Montgomery, Ala., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 6th Motor Transport Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Orlando, Fla.

March 28

Pfc. Samuel S. Lee, 19, of Anaheim, Calif., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.

March 26

Sgt. Lee M. Godbolt, 23, of New Orleans, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near he HMMWV while he was on patrol. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 141st Field Artillery Regiment, New Orleans, La.

Sgt. Isiah J. Sinclair, 31, of Natchitoches, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near he HMMWV while he was on patrol. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armored Regiment, Shreveport, La.

March 25

Cpl. Bryan J. Richardson, 23, of Summersville, W.Va., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Moundsville, W.Va.

March 23

Spc. Travis R. Bruce, 22, of Byron, Minn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an enemy mortar round detonated near his guard position. He was assigned to the Army's 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, Fort Lewis, Wash.

March 21

Lance Cpl. Kevin S. Smith, 20, of Springfield, Ohio, died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

March 20

Spc. Francisco G. Martinez, 20, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in Tamin, Iraq, as a result of enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sgt. Paul W. Thomason, III, 37, of Talbot, Tenn., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Thomason was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Squadron, 278th Regimental Combat Team, Greeneville, Tenn.

March 19

Spc. Jonathan A. Hughes, 21, of Lebanon, Ky., died in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 623rd Field Artillery Regiment, Campbellsville, Ky.

March 18

Pfc. Lee A. Lewis, Jr 28, of Norfolk, Va., died in Sadr City, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

March 16

Spc. Rocky D. Payne, 26, of Howell, Utah, died in Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. He was assigned to the Army's 497th Transportation Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Lewis, Wash.

March 15

Spc. Paul M. Heltzel, 39, of Baton Rouge, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, while conducting a mounted patrol when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Eunice, La.

Staff Sgt. Ricky A. Kieffer, 36, of Ovid, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 182nd Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Detroit, Mich.

March 14

Lance Cpl. Joshua L. Torrence, 20, of Lexington, S.C., died of wounds received as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

March 11

Staff Sgt. Donald D. Griffith Jr., 29, of Mechanicsville, Iowa, died as a result of hostile action in, Tal Afar, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Nicholas E. Wilson, 21, of Glendale, Ariz., in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting a roving patrol when his military vehicle rolled into a water-filled ditch after the shoulder of the road he was on collapsed. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

March 9

Spc. Matthew A. Koch, 23, of West Henrietta, N.Y. died in Taji, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kan.

Petty Officer First Class Alec Mazur, 35, of Vernon, N.Y., died in a non-combat related incident in the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. He was assigned to Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), under operational control of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command.

March 7

Sgt. Andrew L. Bossert, 24, of Fountain City, Wis., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his screening area. He was assigned to the Army's 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

Pfc. Michael W. Franklin, 22, of Coudersport, Pa., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his screening area. He was assigned to the Army's 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

March 4

Sgt. 1st Class Donald W. Eacho, 38, of Black Creek, Wis., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sgt. Seth K. Garceau, 27, of Oelwein, Iowa, died March 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Feb. 27 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. Garceau was assigned to the Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Fairfield, Iowa.

Capt. Sean Grimes, 31, of Southfield, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Cpl. Stephen M. McGowan, 26, of Newark, Del., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Spc. Adriana N. Salem, 21, of Elk Grove Village, Ill., died in Remagen, Iraq when her military vehicle rolled over. She was assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, Division Support Command, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Juan M. Solorio, 32, of Dallas, Texas, died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle as his unit was being attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Spc. Wade Michael Twyman, 27, of Vista, Calif., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Hovey, Korea.

March 3

Sgt. 1st Class Michael D. Jones, 43, of Unity, Maine, died in Syracuse, N.Y., of a non-combat related illness. He had just returned from duty in Iraq. Jones was assigned to the Army National Guard's 133rd Engineer Battalion, Belfast, Maine.

March 2

Spc. Azhar Ali, 27 of Flushing, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, Manhattan, New York, N. Y.

Spc. Wai P. Lwin, 27, of Queens, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, Manhattan, New York, N. Y.

Spc. Robert S. Pugh, 25, of Meridian, Miss., died in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, McComb, Miss.

March 1

Spc. Lizbeth Robles, 31, of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, died at the 228th Command Support Hospital in Tikirt, Iraq, from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident that occurred Feb. 28 in Bayji, Iraq. She was assigned to the Army's 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

Feb. 28

Sgt. Julio E. Negron, 28, of Pompano Beach, Fla., died in Bayji, Iraq from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident. He was assigned to the Army's 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

Feb. 27

Pfc. Danny L. Anderson, 29, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained from small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

2nd Lt. Richard B. Gienau, 29, of Peoria, Ill., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Battalion, Burlington, Iowa.

Feb. 26

Pfc. Min S. Choi, 21, of River Vale, N.J., died in Abertha, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol. He was assigned to the Army's 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Pvt. Landon S. Giles, 19, of Indiana, Penn., died in Abertha, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol. He was assigned to the Army's 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Lance Cpl. Andrew W. Nowacki, 24, of South Euclid, Ohio, died from wounds received as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Erie, Pa.

Feb. 25

Spc. Adam N. Brewer, 22, of Dewey, Okla., died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they he was on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Colby M. Farnan, 22, of Weston, Mo., died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they he was on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan.

Pfc. Chassan S. Henry, 20, of West Palm Beach, Fla., died in Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries sustained from an explosion while he was conducting combat operations. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Spc. Jason L. Moski, 24, of Blackville, S.C., died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they he was on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery, Fort Riley, Kan.

Feb. 24

Staff Sgt. Alexander B. Crackel, 31, of Wilstead Bedford, United Kingdom, died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Spc. Michael S. Deem, 35, of Rockledge, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army's Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Daniel G. Gresham, 23, of Lincoln, Ill., died in Camp Wilson, Iraq, when a second improvised explosive device detonated while he was responding to a first device. He was assigned to the 797th Ordnance Company (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 79th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.

Spc. Jacob C. Palmatier, 29, of Springfield, Ill., died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Feb. 23

Sgt. Nicholas J. Olivier, 26, of Ruston, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on foot patrol. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Pineville, La.

Staff Sgt. Eric M. Steffeney, 28, of Waterloo, Iowa, died in Tuz, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to the 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Feb. 22

Lance Cpl. Trevor D. Aston, 32, of Austin, Texas, died as a result of non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Austin, Texas.

Feb. 21

Staff Sgt. David F. Day, 25, of Saint Louis Park, Minn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was exiting his military vehicle after it had rolled over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Montevideo, Minn.

Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka, 24, of Alexandria, Minn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was exiting his military vehicle after it had rolled over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Montevideo, Minn.

Cpl. John T. Olson, 21, of Elk Grove Village, Ill., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman, 24, of Tracy, Minn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated as he was exiting his military vehicle after it had rolled over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 151st Field Artillery, 34th Infantry Division, Montevideo, Minn.

Feb. 19

Cpl. Kevin M. Clarke, 21, of Tinley Park, Ill., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Spc. Clinton R. Gertson, 26, of Houston, Texas, died in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy forces small arms fire. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

1st Lt. Adam Malson, 23, of Rochester Hills, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained while on patrol when an improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Spc. Seth R. Trahan, 20, of Crowley, La. died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained while on patrol when an improvised explosive device detonated. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3d Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Crowley, La.

Feb. 18

Sgt. Carlos J. Gil, 30, of Orlando, Fla., died in Humaniyuh, Iraq from injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device detonation. He was assigned to the 377th Transportation Company, 181st Transportation Battalion, Mannheim, Germany.

Feb. 17

Sgt. Frank B. Hernandez, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Feb. 16

Spc. Katrina L. Bell-Johnson, 32, of Orangeburg, S.C., died in Ba'qubah, Iraq, when she was involved in a vehicle accident. She was assigned to the Army's 418th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Justin B. Carter, 21, of Mansfield, Mo., died in Forward Operating Base McKenzie, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3d Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Jason R. Hendrix, 28, of Claremore, Okla., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an explosion occurred while he was conducting combat operations. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.

Sgt. Timothy R. Osbey, 34, of Magnolia, Miss., died in Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq, when a roadway collapsed, causing his vehicle to roll over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), McComb, Miss.

Spc. Joseph A. Rahaim, 22, of Magnolia, Miss., died in Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq, when a roadway collapsed, causing his vehicle to roll over. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), McComb, Miss.

Sgt. Adam J. Plumondore, 22, of Gresham, Ore., died in Mosul, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Sgt. Christopher M. Pusateri, 21, of Corning, N.Y., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Feb. 15

Pfc. Michael A. Arciola, 20, of Elmsford, N.Y., died in Al Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Feb. 14

Sgt. 1st Class David J.Salie, 34, of Columbus, Ga., died in Ba'qubah, Iraq, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army's 2d Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.

Feb. 13

Pfc. David J.Brangman, 20, of Lake Worth, Fla., died in Uvanni, Iraq, when a mortar round struck his vehicle. He was assigned to the Army's 3d Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Feb. 13

Spc. Dakotah L. Gooding, 21, of Des Moines, Iowa, died in Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in overturned. He was assigned to the Army's 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Rene Knox Jr., 22, of New Orleans, La., died in Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in overturned. He was assigned to the Army's 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Chad W. Lake, 26, of Ocala, Fla., died in Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in overturned. He was assigned to the Army's 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Ray Rangel, 29, of San Antonio, Texas, died while performing a canal rescue mission in Balad, Iraq. He was assigned to the 7th Civil Engineering Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.

Feb. 11

Spc. Robert A. McNail, 30, of Meridian, Miss., died in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when his HMMVW struck another military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 150th Combat Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, Quitman, Miss.

Staff Sgt. Kristopher L. Shepherd, 26, of Lynchburg, Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during clearing operations. He was assigned to the 767th Ordnance Company, 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort McNair, Washington, D.C.

Feb. 10

Lance Cpl. Richard A. Perez Jr., 19, of Las Vegas, Nev., died as a result of non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 6th Motor Transport Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Las Vegas, Nev.

Staff Sgt. William T. Robbins, 31, of North Little Rock, Ark., died in Taji, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade, Little Rock, Ark.

Feb. 9

Sgt. Jessica M. Housby, 23, of Rock Island, Ill., died in Route Golden, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy. She was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1644th Transportation Company, Rock Falls, Ill.

Feb. 8

Spc. Jeffrey S. Henthorn, 25, of Choctaw, Okla., died in Balad, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 24th Transportation Company, Fort Riley, Kan.

Feb. 6

Spc. Jeremy O. Allmon, 22, of Cleburne, Texas, died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Staff Sgt. Zachary R. Wobler, 24, of Ottowa, Ohio, died in Mosul, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Feb. 5

Lance Cpl. Travis M. Wichlacz, 22, of West Bend, Wis., died as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Milwaukee, Wis.

Feb. 4

Staff Sgt. Steven G. Bayow, 42, from Colonia Yap, Federated States of Micronesia, died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Sgt. Daniel Torres, 23, from Fort Worth, Texas, died in Bayjii, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

Feb. 3

Lance Cpl. Richard C. Clifton, 19, of Milford, Del., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Sgt. 1st Class Sean M. Cooley, 35, from Ocean Springs, Miss., died in Northern Babil Province, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 150th Engineer Battalion, 155th Armor Brigade, Lucedale, Miss.

Sgt. Stephen R. Sherman, 27, from Neptune, N.J., died in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) Fort Lewis, Wash.

Feb. 2

Capt. Sean L. Brock, 29, of Redondo Beach, Calif., died from wounds received as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Butler, Okinawa, Japan.

Lance Cpl. Sean P. Maher, 19, of Grays Lake, Ill., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Jan. 31

Spc. Robert T. Hendrickson, 24, from Broken Bow, Okla., died in Baghdad, Iraq from wounds sustained when his military vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Lance Cpl. Jason C. Redifer, 19, of Stuarts Draft, Va., died as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Harry R. Swain IV, 21, of Cumberland, N.J., died as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. 1st Class Mark C. Warren , 44, from LaGrande, Ore., died at Kirkuk Air Base, Iraq from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 3d Battalion, 116th Armor Cavalry Regiment, 116th Brigade Combat Team (Forward), LaGrande, Ore.

Cpl. Christopher E. Zimny, 27, of Cook, Ill., died as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Jan. 30

Pfc. James H. Miller IV, 22, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died in Ramadi, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Lance Cpl. Nazario Serrano, 20, of Irving, Texas, died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Jan. 29

Lt. Cmdr. Edward E. Jack, 51, of Detroit, Mich., died of a non-combat related incident aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard. He was assigned to Commander, Destroyer Squadron Seven, home ported in San Diego, Calif.

Sgt. Lindsey T. James, 23, of Urbana, Mo., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Lt. Cmdr Keith E. Taylor, 47, of Irvine, Calif., died in a rocket attack on the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. He was assigned to Commander, U.S. Naval Forces, Central Command, Iraq Detachment.

Jan. 28

Capt. Orlando A. Bonilla, 27, of Killeen, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, in a helicopter accident. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Stephen A. Castellano, 21, of Long Beach, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division (Light) from Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Spc. Michael S. Evans II, 22, Marrero, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Roads, La.

Sgt. Andrew K. Farrar Jr., 31, of Weymouth, Mass., died due to a non-hostile related incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Chief Warrant Officer Charles S. Jones, 34, of Lawtey, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, in a helicopter accident. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Spc. Christopher J. Ramsey, 20, of Batchelor, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Roads, La.

Staff Sgt. Jonathan R. Reed, 25, of Opelousas, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Roads, La.

Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Rodriguez, 25 of Las Cruces, N.M., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck his armored vehicle. He was assigned to the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, of Brooklyn Park, Minn., died in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained in a collision between two armored vehicles. He was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Jan. 27

Cpl. Jonathan S. Beatty, 22, of Streator, Ill., died as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Jan. 26

Capt. Paul C. Alaniz, 32, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Brian D. Bland, 26, of Weston, Wyo., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Jonathan W. Bowling, 23, of Patrick, Va., died of wounds received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va.

Spc. Taylor J. Burk, 21, of Amarillo, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Etterling, 22, of Wheelersburg, Ohio, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Sgt. Michael W. Finke Jr., 28, of Huron, Ohio, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

1st Lt. Travis J. Fuller, 26, of Granville, Mass., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Timothy M. Gibson, 23, of Hillsborough, N.H., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Richard A. Gilbert Jr., 26, of Montgomery, Ohio, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Capt. Lyle L. Gordon, 30, of Midlothian, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Cpl. Kyle J. Grimes, 21, of Northampton, Pa., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Tony L. Hernandez, 22, of Canyon Lake, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Brian C. Hopper, 21, of Wynne, Ark., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Petty Officer 3rd Class John D. House, 28, of Ventura, Calif., died in a helicopter crash near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to Naval Medical Clinic Hawaii, Marine Corps Units Detachment, Pearl Harbor.

Lance Cpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-Torshizi Jr., 24, of Fort Worth, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Stephen P. Johnson, 24, of Covina, Calif., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Sean P. Kelly, 23, of Gloucester, N.J., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, 30, of Houston, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Allan Klein, 34, of Clinton Township, Mich., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, 22, of Brooklyn, Ohio, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Karl R. Linn, 20, of Chesterfield, Va., died of wounds received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va.

Pfc. Kevin M. Luna, 26, of Oxnard, Calif., died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Lance Cpl. Fred L. Maciel, 20, of Spring, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. James L. Moore, 24, of Roseburg, Ore., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Nathaniel K. Moore, 22, of Champaign, Ill., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of San Diego, Calif., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos, 20, of Aurora, Ill., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan, 20, of San Antonio, Texas, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Gael Saintvil, 24, of Orange, Fla., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Nathan A. Schubert, 22, of Cherokee, Iowa, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, of Hampton, Va., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

1stLt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, of Vallejo, Calif., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 24, of West Valley, Utah, died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Spence, 24, of Scotts Valley, Calif., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., 21, of Baltimore, Md., died when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.

Sgt. Jesse W. Strong, 24, of Irasburg, Vt., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va.

Cpl. Christopher L. Weaver, 24, of Fredericksburg, Va., died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Lynchburg, Va.

Jan. 24

Sgt. Leonard W. Adams, 42, of Mooresville, N.C., died in Camp Bucca, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 105th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, Asheville, N.C.

Sgt. Michael C. Carlson, 22, of St. Paul, Minn., died Jan. 24 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Pfc. Jesus A. Leon-Perez, 20, of Houston, Texas, died Jan. 24 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Sgt. Javier Marin Jr., 29, of Mission, Texas, died Jan. 24 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Staff Sgt. Joseph W. Stevens, 26, of Sacramento, Calif., died Jan. 24 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Sgt. Brett D. Swank, of Northumberland, Pa., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.

Spc. Viktar V. Yolkin, 24, of Spring Branch, Texas, died Jan. 24 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned. He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Jan. 23

Staff Sgt. Jose C. Rangel, 43, of Fresno, Calif., died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1106th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot, Fresno, Calif.

Jan. 22

1st Lt. Nainoa K. Hoe, 27, of Hawaii, died in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds received when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the Army's 3d Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Jan. 21

Sgt. Kyle W. Childress, 29, of Terre Haute, Ind., died in Balad, Iraq, of wounds received in Ad Duluiyah, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Capt. Joe F. Lusk II, 25, of Reedley, Calif., died in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Jan. 18

Capt. Christopher J. Sullivan, 29, of Princeton, Mass., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his parked vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Jan. 17

Pfc. Jesus Fonseca, 19, of Marietta, Ga., died Jan. 17 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Pfc. George R. Geer, 27, of Cortez, Colo., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Pfc. Francis C. Obaji, 21, of Queens Village, N.Y., died in the 86th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident Jan. 16 in Baghdad, Iraq. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

Staff Sgt. Thomas E. Vitagliano, 33, of New Haven, Conn., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Jan. 16

Spc. Alain L. Kamolvathin, 21, of Blairstown, N.J., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, N.Y.

Jan. 15

Sgt. Jayton D. Patterson, 26, of Sedley, Va., died as result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Sgt. Nathaniel T. Swindell, 24, of Bronx, N.Y., died in Mosul, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Jan. 14

Cpl. Paul C. Holter III, 21, of Corpus Christi, Texas, died due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Ramadi, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Jan. 13

Pfc. Gunnar D. Becker, 19, of Forestburg, S.D., died in Mosul, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

Lance Cpl. Matthew W. Holloway, 21, of Fulton, Texas, died from injuries received as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sgt. 1st Class Brian A. Mack, 36, of Phoenix, Ariz., died in Mosul, Iraq, when his military vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Lance Cpl. Juan R. Rodriguez Velasco, 23, of El Cenizo, Texas, died from injuries received as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Jan. 11

Spc. Michael J. Smith, 24, of Media, Penn., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.

Jan. 10

Staff Sgt. William F. Manuel, 34, of Kinder, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, Lake Charles, La.

Sgt. Robert W. Sweeney III, 22, of Pineville, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, Lake Charles, La.

Jan. 9

Spc. Dwayne J. McFarlane Jr., 20, of Cass Lake, Minn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), from Fort Drum, N.Y.

Cpl. Joseph E. Fite, 23, of Round Rock, Texas, died as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Austin, Texas.

Jan. 7

Pfc. Daniel F. Guastaferro, 27, of Las Vegas, Nev., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle left the road and went into a canal. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Casey, Korea.

Jan. 6

Pfc. Kenneth G. Vonronn, 20, of Bloomingburg, N.Y., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 42nd Infantry Division, New York, N.Y.

Sgt. 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, 34, of Raceland, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, 27, of Houma, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, 25, of Houma, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Spc. Huey P. L. Fassbender, 24, of LaPlace, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Spc. Armand L. Frickey, 20, of Houma, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Spc. Warren A. Murphy, 29, of Marrero, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device struck his Bradley fighting vehicle. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 256th Infantry Brigade (Mechanized), Lafayette, La.

Sgt. Zachariah S. Davis, 25, of Twentynine Palms, Calif., died as result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Julio C. Cisneros Alvarez, 22, of Pharr, Texas, died as result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Jan. 4

Spc. Jimmy D. Buie, 44, of Floral, Ark. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Fordyce, Ark.

Spc. Jeremy W. McHalffey, 28, of Mabelvale, Ark. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 39th Infantry Brigade, Little Rock, Ark.

Spc. Joshua S. Marcum, 33, of Evening Shade, Ark. He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Camden, Ark.

Sgt. Bennie J. Washington, 25, of Atlanta, Ga., died in Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained Oct. 14 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

Pfc. Curtis L. Wooten III, 20, of Spanaway, Wash., died in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.

Pvt. Cory R. Depew, 21, of Beech Grove, Ind., died in Mosul, Iraq, when his Stryker military vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Jan. 3

Sgt. Thomas E. Houser, 22, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 2nd Force Reconnaissance Company, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Jan. 2

Sgt. 1st Class Pedro A. Munoz, 47, of Aquada, Puerto Rico, died in Shindand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained Jan. 1 when his patrol encountered enemy fire. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Jan. 1

Spc. Jeff LeBrun, 21, from Buffalo, N.Y., died Jan. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

Lance Cpl. Brian P. Parrello, 19, of West Milford, N.J., died as result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to Small Craft Company, Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Jason E. Smith, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., died as result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.