Let us never forget that freedom is bought with blood.

Operation Iraqi Freedom

The following heroes have given their lives to secure the freedom of the Iraqi people.

July 23:

Army Specialist Brett T. Christian
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of North Royalton, Ohio, assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, was killed July 23 in Mosual, Iraq, when assailants attacked his convoy with rocket-propelled grenades.



July 22:

Army Specialist Jon P. Fettig
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Dickinson, North Dakota; 957th Engineer Company (V Corps), Bismarck, North Dakota. Killed July 22.



July 21:

Army Corporal Mark A. Bibby
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Watha, North Carolina; Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 422 Civil Affairs Battalion, Greensboro, North Carolina. Killed July 21.



July 20:

Army Sergeant First Class Christopher R. Willoughby
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
29, of Phenix City, Alabama; Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gillen, Georgia. Killed July 20.



Army Sergeant Justin W. Garvey
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Townsend, Massachusetts; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Killed July 20.



Army Sergeant Jason D. Jordan
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, of Elba, Alabama; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Killed July 20.



July 19:

Army Second Lieutenant Jonathan D. Rozier
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Katy, Texas; Company B, 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Killed July 19.



July 18:

Army Specialist Joel L. Bertoldie
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Independence, Missouri; Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 4-64 Armor Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Killed July 18.



Captain James Linton
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
43, 40th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery. Died July 18.



July 17:

Army Sergeant Mason Douglas Whetstone
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Utah; 3rd Battalion, 58th Aviation (Forward), Hanau, Germany. Died July 17.



Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class David J. Moreno
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, of Gering, Nebraska; Naval Medical Center San Diego, Fourth Marine Division Detachment. Died July 17.



July 15:

Marine Lance Corporal Cory Ryan Geurin
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
18, of Santee, California; 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, California. Killed July 15.



July 14:

Army Sergeant Michael T. Crockett
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Soperton, Georgia; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, Fort Stewart, Georgia. Killed July 14.



July 13:

Army Captain Paul J. Cassidy
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
36, of Laingsburg, Michigan; 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion in Wisconsin. Died July 13.



Army Sergeant Jaror C. Puello-Coronado
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
36, Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 310th Military Police Battalion in Uniondale, New York. Died July 13.



July 12:

Army Specialist Joshua M. Neusche
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Montreal, Missouri; 203rd Engineer Battalion, Joplin, Missouri. Died July 12.



July 11:

Army Specialist Christian C. Schulz
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Colleyville, Texas; 3rd Troop, 67th Armor Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas. Died July 11.



July 9:

Army Sergeant Melissa Valles
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, of Eagle Pass, Texas; B Company, 64th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died on July 9.



Army Sergeant First Class Dan H. Gabrielson
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
39, of Spooner, Wisconsin; 652nd Engineer Company, Ellsworth, Wisconsin. Killed July 9.



Army Sergeant Roger D. Rowe
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
54, of Bon Aqua, Tennessee; 117th Troop Command in Columbia, Tennessee. Killed July 9.



July 8:

Army Sergeant First Class Craig A. Boling
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
38, of Elkhart, Indiana; Company C, 1-152nd Infantry, Tell City, Indiana. Died on July 8.



Army Private Robert L. McKinley
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Kokomo, Indiana; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1-101st Air Assault, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died on July 8.



July 7:

Army Specialist Chad L. Keith
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Batesville, Indiana; 2-325th Infantry, Company D, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed July 7.



Army Staff Sergeant Barry Sanford Sr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
46, of Aurora, Colorado; Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Support Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died July 7.



July 6:

Army Specialist Jeffrey M. Wershow
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, of Gainesville, Florida; 2- 124th Infantry, 1st Armored Division, Orlando, Florida. Killed July 6.



Army Sergeant David B. Parson
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Kannapolis, North Carolina; 1-37th Armored Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany. Killed July 6.



July 3:

Army Private First Class Edward J. Herrgott
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Shakopee, Minnesota; 1-36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany. Died July 3.



July 2:

Marine Corporal Travis J. Bradachnall
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Multnomah County, Oregon; Combat Service Support Group 11, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed July 2.



July 1:

Army Sergeant Christoper D. Coffin
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
51, of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania; 352nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Riverdale, Maryland. Killed July 1.



June 28:

Army Private First Class Kevin C. Ott
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Columbus, Ohio; Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Body recovered June 28.



Army Sergeant First Class Gladimir Philippe
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
37, of Linden, New Jersey; Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Body recovered June 28.



June 27:

Army Corporal Tomas Sotelo Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Houston, Texas; Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana. Killed June 27.



June 26:

Army Sergeant Timothy Conneway
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, of Enterprise, Louisiana; 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. Killed June 26.



Army Specialist Corey A. Hubbell
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, or Urbana, Illinois; Company B, 46th Engineer Battalion, Fort Rucker, Alabama. Died June 26.



Army Specialist Richard P. Orengo
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
32, of Puerto Rico; 755th Military Police Company, Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Died June 26.



June 25:

Army Specialist Andrew F. Chris
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of California; Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. Killed June 25.



Marine Lance Corporal Gregory E. MacDonald
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
29, of the District of Columbia; Bravo Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Frederick, Maryland. Killed June 25.



June 24:

Lance Corporal Benjamin John McGowan-Hyde
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
23, of Northallerton in Yorkshire; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



Army Specialist Cedric L. Lennon
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
32, of West Blocton, Alabama; Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana. Died June 24.



Corporal Russell Aston
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
30, of Swadlincote, Derbyshire; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



Sergeant Simon Alexander Hamilton-Jewell
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
41, of Chessington in Surrey; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



Lance Corporal Thomas Richard Keys
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
20, Bala in Wales; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



Corporal Paul Graham Long
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
24, of Colchester in Essex; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



Corporal Simon Miller
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
21, of Tyne and Wear; assigned to 156 Provost Company, Royal Military Police. Killed June 24.



June 22:

Army Specialist Orenthial J. Smith
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Allendale, South Carolina; Company A, 123rd Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany. Killed June 22.



June 19:

Army Specialist Paul T. Nakamura
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Santa Fe Springs, California; assigned to the 437th Medical Company, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Killed June 19.



June 18:

Army Private First Class Michael R. Deuel
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Nemo, South Dakota; assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed June 18.



Army Staff Sergeant William T. Latham
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
29, of Kingman, Arizona; assigned to Troop E, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died June 18.



June 17:

Army Private Robert L. Frantz
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, of San Antonio, Texas, assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Ray Barracks, Germany, was killed in a grenade attack while he was on guard duty June 17 in Baghdad.



Army Sergeant Michael L. Tosto
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, of Apex, North Carolina; assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Smith Barracks, Germany. Died June 17.



June 16:

Army Private Shawn D. Pahnke
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Shelbyville, Indiana; Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany. Killed June 16.



Army Specialist Joseph D. Suell
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, of Lufkin, Texas; Headquarters and Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Killed June 16.



June 15:

Marine Private First Class Ryan R. Cox
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, of Derby, Kansas; First Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California. Died June 15.



June 13:

Army Staff Sergeant Andrew R. Pokorny
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Naperville, Illinois; 3rd Air Defense Artillery, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed June 13.



June 12:

Army Specialist John K. Klinesmith Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Stockbridge, Georgia; Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Died June 12.



June 10:

Army Private First Class Gavin L. Neighbor
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Somerset, Ohio; Company C, 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed June 10.



June 8:

Army Sergeant Michael E. Dooley
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Pulaski, Virginia; 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed June 8.



June 7:

Army Private Jesse M. Halling
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, of Indianapolis, Indiana; 401st Military Police Company, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed June 7.



June 6:

Navy Petty Officer Third Class Doyle W. Bollinger Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Poteau, Oklahoma; Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133, Gulfport, Mississippi. Killed June 6.



Army Sergeant Travis L. Burkhardt
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, of Edina, Missouri; 170th Military Police Company, Fort Lewis, Washington. Killed June 6.



June 5:

Army Private First Class Branden F. Oberleitner
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Worthington, Ohio; Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Killed June 5.



June 3:

Army Sergeant Atanacio Haromarin
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Baldwin Park, California; Battery C, 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed June 3.



June 1:

Marine Sergeant Jonathan W. Lambert
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
28, of Newsite, Mississippi; Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. Died June 1.



May 30:

Army Specialist Michael T. Gleason
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Warren, Pennsylvania; 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed May 30.



Army Specialist Kyle A. Griffin
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Emerson, New Jersey; 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed May 30.



Army Specialist Zachariah W. Long
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Milton, Pennsylvania; 519th Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Killed May 30.



May 28:

Army Staff Sergeant Kenneth R. Bradley
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
39, of Utica, Mississippi; 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed May 28.



Army Specialist Jose A. Perez III
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, of San Diego, California; 6th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Killed May 28.



May 27:

Army Sergeant Thomas F. Broomhead
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
34, of Canon City, Colorado; 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 27.



Army Staff Sergeant Michael B. Quinn
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
37, of Tampa, Florida; 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 27.



May 26:

Army Sergeant Keman L. Mitchell
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, of Hilliard, Florida; Company C, 4th Engineer Battalion, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 26.



Army Private Kenneth A. Nalley
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, of Hamburg, Iowa; 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany. Killed May 26.



Army Staff Sergeant Brett J. Petriken
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Flint, Michigan; 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany. Killed May 26.



Army Major Mathew E. Schram
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
36, of Brookfield, Wisconsin; HHT Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 26.



Army Private First Class Jeremiah D. Smith
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Odessa, Missouri, assigned to the 1st Battalion, 34th Armored Regiment, Fort Riley, Kansas, was killed May 26 in Baghdad when his vehicle struck unexploded ordnance.



May 25:

Army Private David Evans Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
18, of Buffalo, New York; 977th Military Police Company, Fort Riley, Kansas. Killed May 25.



May 21:

Army Specialist Nathaniel A. Caldwell
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Omaha, Nebraska; 404th Air Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed May 21.



May 19:

Marine Sergeant Kirk Allen Straseskie
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin; 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, California. Died May 19.



Marine First Lieutenant Timothy Louis Ryan
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Aurora, Illinois; Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 19.



Army Lieutenant Colonel Dominic R. Baragona
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
42, of Niles, Ohio; 19th Maintenance Battalion, Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Killed May 19.



Marine Captain Andrew David Lamont
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
31, of Eureka, California; Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 19.



Marine Lance Corporal Jason William Moore
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of San Marcos, California; Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 19.



Marine Staff Sergeant Aaron Dean White
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Shawnee, Oklahoma; Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron-364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 19.



Corporal David John Shepherd
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
34; Royal Air Force Police. Died May 19.



May 18:

Marine Corporal Douglas Jose Marencoreyes
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
28, of Chino, California; Light Armored Vehicle-Air Defense Battery, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 18.



Army Specialist Rasheed Sahib
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, Brooklyn, New York; 20th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed May 18.



May 16:

Army Master Sergeant Williams L. Payne
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
46, of Michigan; 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kansas. Killed May 16.



May 14:

Army Specialist David T. Nutt
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, Blackshear, Georgia; 494th Transportation Company, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Killed May 14.



May 13:

Air Force Staff Sergeant Patrick Lee Griffin Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
31, Elgin, South Carolina; 728th Air Control Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. Killed May 13.



Marine Lance Corporal Brian Kleiboeker
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, Irvington, Illinois; 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Killed May 13.



May 12:

Marine Lance Corporal Jakub Henryk Kowalik
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, Schaumberg, Illinois; 1st Force Service Support Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 12.



Marine Private First Class Jose Franci Gonzalez Rodriguez
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, Norwalk California; 1st Force Service Support Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. Killed May 12.



May 10:

Marine Lance Corporal Matthew R. Smith
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, Anderson, Indiana; Detachment 1, Communications Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Force Service Group, U.S. Marines, Peru, Indiana. Killed May 10.



May 9:

Marine Lance Corporal Cedric E. Bruns
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, Vancouver, Washington; 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, U.S. Marines, Eugene, Oregon. Killed May 9.



Army Corporal Richard P. Carl
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, King Hill, Idaho; 57th Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 9.



Army Chief Warrant Officer Brian K. Dusen
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
39, Columbus, Ohio; 57th Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 9.



Army Chief Warrant Officer Hans N. Gukeisen
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
31, Lead, South Dakota; 57th Air Medical Company, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed May 9.



May 8:

Gunner Duncan Geoffrey Pritchard
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
22; 16 Squadron, Royal Air Force Regiment. Died May 8.



Army Private First Class Marlin T. Rockhold
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, Hamilton, Ohio; 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized). Killed May 8.



May 6:

Army Private Andrew Joseph Kelly
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
18, of Tavistock; 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment. Killed May 6.



May 4:

Army Private Jason L. Deibler
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, Coeburn, Virginia; 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Smith Barracks, Baumholder, Germany. Killed May 4.



May 3:

Army Sgt. Sean C. Reynolds
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, East Lansing, Michigan; 74th Long- Range Surveillance Detachment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy. Killed May 3.



May 1:

Army Pfc. Jesse A. Givens
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
34, of Springfield, Missouri, assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. Killed on May 1.



April 30:

Lance Corporal James McCue
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
27, of Paisley, 7 Air Assault Battalion, Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers. Killed April 30.



April 28:

Army 1st Sergeant Joe J. Garza
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
43, Robstown, Texas; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia. Killed April 28.



April 25:

Army First Lieutenant Osbaldo Orozco
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, Delano, California; assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed April 25.



Army Specialist Narson B. Sullivan
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, North Brunswick, New Jersey; assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, Fort Hood, Texas. Killed April 25.



April 24:

Army Sergeant Troy David Jenkins
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, Ridgecrest, California; assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Died April 24.



April 22:

Marine Lance Corporal Alan Dinh Lam
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, Snow Camp, North Carolina; 8th Communication Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Killed April 22.



Marine Chief Warrant Officer Robert William Channell Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
36, Tuscaloosa, Alabama; 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. Killed April 22.



Army Specialist Roy Russell Buckley
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, Portage, Indiana; 685th Transportation Company, Hobart, Indiana. Killed April 22.



April 21:

Lieutenant Alexander Tweedie
By Americans who are grateful for your service and support. We will remember you.
25, D Squadron, Household Cavalry Regiment. Died April 21.



April 17:

Army Cpl. John T. Rivero
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Tampa, Fla. Killed when his military vehicle turned over in Kuwait. Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Division, Eustis, Fla.



April 14:

Army Pfc. John E. Brown
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Troy, Ala. Killed in Iraq when a grenade exploded inside his military vehicle. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.



Army Spc. Thomas A. Foley III
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Dresden, Tenn. Killed in Iraq when a grenade exploded inside his military vehicle. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Ky.



Marine Cpl. Armando Ariel Gonzalez
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Hileah, Fla. Killed in a non-hostile accident when a commercial refueler collapsed at Logistics Supply Area Viper in southern Iraq. Assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron (MWSS)-273, Marine Wing Support Group (MWSG)-27, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C.



Army Spc. Richard A. Goward
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
32, of Midland, Mich. Killed when his truck entered a dust cloud and rear-ended the truck in front of him in Iraq. Assigned to the 1460th Transportation Company, Midland, Mich.



Army Pfc. Joseph P. Mayek
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Rock Springs, Wyo. Killed by an AP round that was discharged from an M2 Bradley vehicle. Assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Smith Barracks, Germany.



Marine Cpl. Jason David Mileo
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Centreville, Md. Killed by gunfire after being mistaken for an enemy soldier in the vicinity of Baghdad. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.



April 13:

Army Spc. Gil Mercado
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
25, of Paterson, N.J. Killed in a non-combat weapon discharge. No other details immediately available.



April 12:

Marine Cpl. Jesus A. Gonzalez
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, of Indio, Calif. Killed while manning a checkpoint in Baghdad. Assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Twenty-Nine Palms, Calif.



April 11:

Marine Staff Sgt. Riayan A. Tejeda
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
26, of New York, N.Y. Killed during combat operations against enemy forces in northeast Baghdad. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



April 10:

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Jeff Bohr
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
39, of San Clemente, Calif. Killed in combat. No other details immediately available.



Army Staff Sgt. Terry W. Hemingway
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
39, of Willingboro, N.J. Killed when a car exploded next to his Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, Ft. Benning, Ga.



April 8:

Army Cpl. Henry L. Brown
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
22, of Natchez, Miss. Died of wounds received from an enemy rocket attack south of Baghdad. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine Pfc. Juan Guadalupe Garza Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
20, of Temperance, Mich. Killed in combat. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Army Sgt. 1st Class John W. Marshall
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
50, of Los Angeles. Killed by an enemy rocket propelled grenade during an ambush in Baghdad. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, Ga.



Army Pfc. Jason M. Meyer
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
23, of Swartz Creek, Mich. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Air Force Staff Sgt. Scott D. Sather
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
29, of Clio, Mich. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to the 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, N.C.



Army Staff Sgt. Robert A. Stever
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
36, of Pendleton, Ore. Killed in action by enemy fire in Iraq. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, Ga.



April 7:

Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew Julian Aviles
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
18, of Palm Beach, Fla. Killed in central Iraq when an enemy artillery round struck the Amphibious Assault Vehicle in which he was riding. Assigned to the 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Tampa, Fla.



Army Staff Sgt. Lincoln Hollinsaid
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
27, of Malden, Ill. Killed in a grenade attack. Assigned to B Company, 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army 2nd Lt. Jeffrey J. Kaylor
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
24, of Clifton, Va. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to C Battery, 39th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine Cpl. Jesus Martin Antonio Medellin
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
21, of Fort Worth, Texas. Killed in central Iraq when an enemy artillery round struck the Amphibious Assault Vehicle in which he was riding. Assigned to the 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Army Pfc. Anthony S. Miller
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19, of San Antonio. Killed by enemy indirect fire in Iraq. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Spc. George A. Mitchell
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35, of Rawlings, Md. Died of wounds received from an enemy rocket attack south of Baghdad. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.



April 6:

Army Pfc. Gregory P. Huxley Jr.
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
19, of Forestport, N.Y. Killed in combat. Assigned to B Company, 3rd Battalion, 17th Engineer Battalion, Fort Benning, Ga.



Army Pvt. Kelley S. Prewitt
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24, of Alabama. Killed in action by enemy fire. Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.



Kelan John Turrington
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18, the youngest Briton killed in the Iraq conflict, died in action as British troops stormed Basra.



Lance Corporal Ian Malone
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Of Dublin was one of the soldiers killed in the battle for Basra. The 28-year-old Irishman was a member of the 1st Battalion the Irish Guards and was serving with his regiment in Basra.



Piper Christopher Muzvuru
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21, was killed when Coalition troops swept into Basra.



April 5:

Army Staff Sgt. Stevon A. Booker
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34, of Apollo, Pa. Killed by enemy fire during a raid into Baghdad. Assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Spc. Larry K. Brown
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22, of Jackson, Miss. Killed in action. Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan.



Marine 1st Sgt. Edward Smith
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38, of Vista, Calif. Died in Doha, Qatar, as a result of wounds received in action from enemy forces in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



April 4:

Army Capt. Tristan N. Aitken
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
31, of State College, Pa. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Pfc. Wilfred D. Bellard
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20, of Lake Charles, La. Killed when his vehicle fell into a ravine. Assigned to the 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Spc. Daniel Francis J. Cunningham
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33, of Lewiston, Maine. Killed when his vehicle fell into a ravine. Assigned to the 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine Capt. Travis A. Ford
By A grateful country that will not forget your sacrifice
30, of Oceanside, Calif. Killed when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed during combat operations near Ali-Ariziyal, Iraq. Assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) - 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Cpl. Bernard G. Gooden
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22, of Mount Vernon, N.Y. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Pvt. Devon D. Jones
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19, of San Diego. Killed when vehicle fell into a ravine. Assigned to the 41st Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine 1st Lt. Brian M. McPhillips
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25, of Pembroke, Mass. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Sgt. Duane R. Rios
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25, of Hammond, Ind. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq. Assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Capt. Benjamin Sammis
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29, of Rehoboth, Mass. Killed when his AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter crashed during combat operations near Ali Aziziyal, Iraq. Assigned to the Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA) - 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith
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33, of Tampa, Fla. Killed in combat in Iraq. Assigned to the 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.



April 3:

Army Staff Sgt. Wilbert Davis
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40, of Hinesville, Ga. Killed when his vehicle ran off the road into a canal in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine Cpl. Mark A. Evnin
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21, of South Burlington, Vt. Killed during a firefight in central Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.



Army Capt. Edward J. Korn
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31, of Savannah, Ga. Killed as he investigated the wreckage of an Iraqi T-72 tank destroyed by his unit in central Iraq. Assigned to the 64th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Staff Sgt. Nino D. Livaudais
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23, of Ogden, Utah. Killed in combat. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.



Army Spc. Ryan P. Long
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21, of Seaford, Del. Killed in combat. Assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.



Marine Pfc. Chad E. Bales Metcalf
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20, of Coahoma, Texas. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident during convoy operations east of Ash Shahin, Iraq. Assigned to 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Army Spc. Donald Samuel Oaks, Jr.
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20, of Harborcreek, Pa. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla.



Army Sgt. 1st Class Randall S. Rehn
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36, Longmont, Colo. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla.



Army Capt. Russell B. Rippetoe
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27, of Arvada, Colo. Killed in combat. Assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.



Army Sgt. Todd J. Robbins
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33, of Hart, Mich. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Okla.



Marine Cpl. Erik H. Silva
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22, Chula Vista, Calif. Killed in combat in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



April 2:

Army Capt. James F. Adamouski
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29, of Springfield, Va. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Marine Lance Cpl. Brian E. Anderson
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26, of Durham, N.C. Killed in a non-hostile accident west of Nasiriyah, Iraq, when his vehicle apparently snagged low-hanging power lines. Assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Spc. Mathew G. Boule
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22, of Dracut, Mass. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Army Master Sgt. George A. Fernandez
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36, of El Paso, Texas. Died after being shot in northern Iraq. Assigned to Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.



Marine Pfc. Christian Daniel Gurtner
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19, of Ohio City, Ohio. Killed in southern Iraq by an accidental discharge of a personal weapon, unclear whether his own or someone else's. Assigned to the 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.



Army Chief Warrant Officer 4th Class Erik A. Halvorsen
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40, of Bennington, Vt. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Army Chief Warrant Officer Scott Jamar
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32, of Granbury, Texas. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Army Sgt. Michael F. Pedersen
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26, of Flint, Mich. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric A. Smith
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42, of Rochester, N.Y. Killed when UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.



Navy Lt. Nathan D. White
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30, of Mesa, Ariz. Pilot of F/A-18C Hornet lost over Iraq. No other details immediately available.



April 1:

Army Sgt. Jacob L. Butler
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24, of Wellsville, Kan. Killed in action in Assamawah, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle. Assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, Fort Riley, Kan.



Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Maglione
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22, of Lansdale, Pa. Killed in non-combat weapon discharge at Camp Coyote, Kuwait. Assigned to Bridge Company B, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Folsom, Pa.



Lance Corporal Karl Shearer
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Died when his light armoured vehicle slid down a crumbling bank and overturned in Iraq. He served with the Household Cavalry Regiment. He was a popular soldier who had been recently promoted. He leaves a wife, Suzie.



March 31:

National Guard Spc. William A. Jeffries
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39, of Evansville, Ind. Evacuated from Kuwait and died as a result of a sudden illness in Rota, Spain. Assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard.



Army Spc. Brandon Rowe
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20, of Roscoe, Ill. Killed in action in Ayyub, Iraq, by enemy artillery. Assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.



Staff Sergeant Chris Muir
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32, from Romsey, Hampshire. A bomb disposal expert who died during an operation to dismantle munitions in southern Iraq



March 30:

Marine Capt. Aaron J. Contreras
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31, of Sherwood, Ore. Killed in a UH-1N Huey helicopter crash in southern Iraq. Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-169, Marine Aircraft Group-39, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Sgt. Michael V. Lalush
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23, of Troutville, Va. Killed in a UH-1N Huey helicopter crash in southern Iraq. Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-169, Marine Air Craft Group-39, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Sgt. Brian D. McGinnis
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23, of St. George, Del. Killed in a UH-1N Huey helicopter crash in southern Iraq. Assigned to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron (HMLA)-169, Marine Aircraft Group-39, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Christopher R. Maddison
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Killed when a river launch was ambushed by Iraqis on al-Faw peninsula, near Basra. He served with 40 Commando based in Taunton, Somerset. His family described him as a loved and respected man of character, honour and principles, who always fought for those less able. He had lived and died with strength and courage.



Lance Corporal Shaun Andrew Brierley
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Killed in a road crash in Kuwait. He served with 212 Signal Squadron, 1(UK) Armoured Division HQ & Signal Regiment, based in Herford, Germany.



March 29:

Marine Staff Sgt. James W. Cawley
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41, of Layton, Utah. Killed during a firefight with enemy forces. Assigned to F Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Salt Lake City.



Army Cpl. Michael Edward Curtin
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23, of Howell, N.J. Killed when a taxi carrying a car bomb drove up to an Army checkpoint in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2-7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Pfc. Diego Fernando Rincon
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19, of Conyers, Ga. Killed when a taxi carrying a car bomb drove up to an Army checkpoint in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2-7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Pfc. Michael Russell Creighton Weldon
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20, of Palm Bay, Fla. Killed when a taxi carrying a car bomb drove up to an Army checkpoint in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2-7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Marine Lance Cpl. William W. White
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24, of Brooklyn, N.Y. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Army Sgt. Eugene Williams
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24, of Highland, N.Y. Killed when a taxi carrying a car bomb drove up to an Army checkpoint in central Iraq. Assigned to the 2-7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



March 28:

Army Sgt. Roderic A. Solomon
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32, of Fayetteville, N.C. Killed when a Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled off a cliff in a non-hostile accident in Iraq. Assigned to the 2-7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Lance Corporal Matty Hull
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25, of Windsor, was killed in "friendly fire" from a US A10 tankbuster aircraft near Basra. Lance Corporal Hull served with the Blues and Royals, Household Cavalry Regiment in Berkshire. He leaves a wife, Susan.



March 27:

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Menusa
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33, of Tracy, Calif. Killed in combat. Assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Cpl. Robert M. Rodriguez
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21, of Queens, N.Y. Killed in action when the tank he was riding in fell into the Euphrates River during combat operations northwest of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif.



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Marine Lance Cpl. Jesus A. Suarez Del Solar, 20, of Escondido, Calif. Killed in combat. Assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

March 26:

Marine Maj. Kevin G. Nave
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36, of White Lake Township, Mich. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



March 25:

Marine Pfc. Francisco A. Martinez Flores
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21, of Los Angeles. Killed during convoy operations when his tank plunged off a cliff into the Euphrates River. Assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.



Navy Hospital Corpsman Third Class Michael Vann Johnson Jr.
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25, of Little Rock, Ark. Killed in combat, when shrapnel from a grenade hit him in the head. Assigned to Naval Medical Center, Third Marine Division Detachment, San Diego.



Marine Staff Sgt. Donald C. May Jr.
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31, of Richmond, Va. Killed during convoy operations when his tank plunged off a cliff into the Euphrates River. Assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.



Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick T. O'Day
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20, of Santa Rosa, Calif. Killed during convoy operations when his tank plunged off a cliff into the Euphrates River. Assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twenty-nine Palms, Calif.



National Guard Maj. Gregory Stone
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40, of Boise, Idaho. Died from wounds received by a March 22 grenade attack in a tent at Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait. Assigned to the 124th Air Support Operations Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, Boise, Idaho.



Corporal Stephen Allbutt
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35, from Stoke-on-Trent. Died when his Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank was hit by a British tank during combat in darkness on the outskirts of Basra. Corporal Allbutt had wanted to be a soldier since he was a boy. He joined the 16th/5th The Queen's Royal Lancers in 1989 and saw action during Operation Desert Storm in early 1991. He completed three tours of duty in Bosnia.



Trooper David Clarke
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19, from Littleworth, Staffordshire. Died when his Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank was hit by a British tank during combat in darkness on the outskirts of Basra. Trooper Clarke was looking forward to becoming engaged to his childhood sweetheart, Rachel Furniss, 18, on his return to Britain. Trooper Clarke volunteered to augment C Squadron for their deployment to the Gulf.



March 24:

Marine Cpl. Evan James
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20, La Harpe, Ill. Drowned while trying to cross the Saddam Canal in southeastern Iraq. Reservist with the Naval and Marine Corps Reserve Center, Peoria, Ill.



Marine Sgt. Bradley S. Korthaus
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28, of Davenport, Iowa. Drowned while trying to cross the Saddam Canal in southeastern Iraq. Assigned to Engineering Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Peoria, Ill.



Army Spc. Gregory P. Sanders
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19, of Hobart, Ind. Killed in action in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Lance Corporal Barry Stephen
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31, died when the armoured vehicle he was in came under fire from Iraqi soldiers in civilian dress, in al-Zubayr, to the southwest Basra. Corporal Stephen grew up in Perth, Scotland, and loved his regiment, The Black Watch 1st Battalion. His devastated family said that he had died a hero, doing the job he loved.



Sergeant Steven Roberts
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33, was killed trying to contain a civilian riot near al-Zubayr. To his school contemporaries in a small Cornwall town, Steven was an outgoing and popular classmate, a leading Army cadet and a fine sportsman. Among colleagues in the 2nd Royal Tank Regiment, where he won swift promotion, he would become universally known as "TC". For his mother, he remained "the best son anyone could have". He spent 16 years with the regiment, part of the famous Desert Rats, where senior officers soon spotted that they had recruited a fine soldier and a natural leader of men.



March 23:

Army Spc. Jamaal R. Addison
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22, of Roswell, Ga. Killed when ambushed by enemy forces in Iraq. Assigned to the 507th Ordnance Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Marine Sgt. Michael E. Bitz
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31, of Ventura, Calif. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 2nd Assault Amphibious Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Rory Buesing
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20, of Cedar Key, Fla. Killed in combat in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Pfc. Tamario D. Burkett
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21, of Buffalo, N.Y. Killed in action during operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Lance Cpl. Donald J. Cline Jr.
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21, of Sparks, Nev. Killed in action during operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Lance Cpl. David K. Fribley
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26, of Fort Myers, Fla. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Cpl. Jose A. Garibay
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21, of Orange, Calif. Killed in combat in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Pvt. Jonathan L. Gifford
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30, of Decatur, Ill. Killed in action during operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Cpl. Jorge A. Gonzalez
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20, of Los Angeles. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Pvt. Nolen R. Hutchings
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19, of Boiling Springs, S.C. Killed in action during operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Pfc. Howard Johnson II
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21, of Mobile, Ala. Killed when ambushed by enemy forces in Iraq. Assigned to the 507th Ordnance Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Marine Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Jordan
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42, of Enfield, Conn. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick R. Nixon
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21, of Gallatin, Tenn. Killed in action during operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine 2nd Lt. Frederick E. Pokorney Jr.
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31, of Nye, Nev. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



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Marine Cpl. Randal Kent Rosacker, 21, of San Diego. Killed in combat in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Slocum
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22, of Thornton, Colo. Killed in action in the vicinity of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Williams
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31, of Yuma, Ariz. Killed in action on the outskirts of Nasiriyah. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Sapper Luke Allsopp
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24, of North London. He was capable, popular and a valued team member who had served in Cyprus and Kenya. He had a girlfriend, Kate.



Staff Sergeant Simon Cullingworth
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36, from Essex. He was an extremely experienced soldier and had been in line for promotion. He had done tours of duty as a bomb disposal officer in Bosnia and Afghanistan. Iraq was his third tour. His dedication to duty and professionalism had won him the respect of all those who served with him. He leaves a wife, Allison, and sons James, nine, and Jack, three.



Flight Lieutenant Kevin Main
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Died when his Tornado was shot down by a US Patriot missile battery near the Kuwaiti border on Sunday March 23. From the RAF's 9 Squadron.



Flight Lieutenant Dave Williams
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Died when his Tornado was shot down by a US Patriot missile battery near the Kuwaiti border on Sunday March 23. From the RAF's 9 Squadron.



March 22:

Navy Lt. Thomas Mullen Adams
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27, of La Mesa, Calif. Killed when two Royal Navy Sea King helicopters collided over international waters. Assigned as an exchange officer with the Royal Navy's 849 Squadron since October 2002.



Marine Lance Cpl. Eric J. Orlowski
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26, of Buffalo, N.Y. Killed by an accidental discharge of a .50 cal machine gun in Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert
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27, of Williams Township, Pa. Killed in a grenade attack while sleeping in a tent at Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait. Assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.



Army Spc. Brandon S. Tobler
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19, of Portland, Ore. Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Iraq. Assigned to the 671st Engineer Brigade, Portland, Ore.



Lieutenant Andrew Wilson
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36. A committed Royal Navy pilot, he had served in 849 Squadron for three years. Fellow aircrew regarded him as a powerful personality. His family considered him to be extremely kind and outgoing. He leaves a wife, Sarah. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



Lieutenant Marc Lawrence
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26. A happy man with a ready smile, he grew up in Westgate-on-Sea, Kent, with his parents, George and Anne, and his sister, Jayne. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



Lieutenant Antony King
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35, of Helston. Lieutenant King was recently selected for promotion from lieutenant to the rank of lieutenant commander. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



Lieutenant James Williams
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28. From an early age he had been fascinated by aircraft. He grew up in Winchester with his older sister, Caroline, and went to Liverpool University, where he met his fiancée, Sarah. He joined the Royal Navy in 1999 in fulfilment of an ambition to fly and serve his country. He trained as a Sea King observer, was awarded his wings last year, and joined 849 Flight this January. His deployment to the Gulf was his first operational tour of duty. The couple had bought a house together in Falmouth, where Sarah intended to practise as a dentist. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



Lieutenant Philip West
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32, of Budock Water, Devon. "Stretch", nicknamed in honour of his 6ft 4in frame, was due to get married in August. Just before he flew out to the Gulf to serve with his squadron 849 A Flight, he was converting a West Country barn with his fiancée, Nicky, his partner since 1998. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



Lieutenant Philip Green
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31, a Royal Navy pilot. Died when two Royal Navy Sea King early warning helicopters crashed over the Gulf on Saturday March 22.



March 21:

Marine 2nd Lt. Therrel S. Childers
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30, of Harrison County, Miss. Killed in action in southern Iraq. Assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez
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28, of Los Angeles. Killed in action in southern Iraq. Assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Sergeant Les Hehir
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34. He was described as an outstanding, decent and highly regarded soldier with 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery, based at Poole, Dorset. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and son. He leaves a wife, Sharon, and sons Oliver, five, and William, three.



Major Jason Ward
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34. The Royal Marine officer who revelled in his job, would volunteer for any type of active service and had worked all over the world. Proud to lead his troops in battle, he cared for the man in the uniform rather than rank and was prepared to say if he thought things were not right.



Captain Philip Guy
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29. Captain Guy and his wife Helen were looking forward to the birth of their second child in two weeks. Originally from the Yorkshire Dales, Captain Guy joined the Royal Marines after graduating from Salford University in 1995. He was deployed to the Gulf six weeks ago. A qualified paratrooper, he had previously served in Bosnia and Afghanistan.



Colour Sergeant John Cecil
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He leaves Wendy Cecil, his children Nicholas and Jodie, his daughter Paige, and his brother David Cecil, who all live in the Plymouth area.



Sholto Hedenskog
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27. "Sonic" — nicknamed because his surname sounds like "hedgehog" — was born in Pretoria and wanted to be a Marine from the age of 14. He achieved his ambition when he joined the Royal Marines in November 2000. Sonic was part of an elite group of Marines, known as Y-Troop, a specialist brigade that always deploys in groups of eight.



Lance Corporal Llywelyn Evans
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24, of Llandudno, North Wales. "Welly" was a pupil of John Bright comprehensive school in Llandudno where he was a quiet, self-assured boy, always determined to go into the Forces. He turned out regularly for the school’s rugby first XV and became a back at Llandudno Rugby Club. He served as a Royal Artillery gunner in 29 Commando, attached to the Royal Marines.



Naval Rating Ian Seymour
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28, who leaves a wife, Lianne, 27, and a three-year-old son, Beck.



Warrant Officer Second Class Mark Stratford
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No information available.



March 20:

Marine Maj. Jay Thomas Aubin
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36, of Waterville, Maine. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait. Assigned to the Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron --1, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz.



Marine Capt. Ryan Anthony Beaupre
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30, of St. Anne, Ill. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait. Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron -- 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy
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25, of Houston. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait. Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron — 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Marine Staff Sgt. Kendall Damon Waters-Bey
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29, of Baltimore. Killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait. Assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station, Camp Pendleton, Calif.



Date of death not given:

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas A. Blair
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24, of Wagoner, Okla. Engaged in operations March 24 on the outskirts of Nasiriyah in Iraq, remains were recovered on March 28. Assigned to the 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, Marine Air Control Group-28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Cherry Point, N.C.



Army Sgt. George Edward Buggs
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31, of Barnwell, S.C. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Forward Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.



Army Master Sgt. Robert J. Dowdy
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38, of Cleveland. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Army Pvt. Ruben Estrella-Soto
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18, of El Paso, Texas. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Marine Sgt. Nicolas M. Hodson
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22, of Smithville, Mo. Killed in a vehicle accident in Iraq. Assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Spc. James M. Kiehl
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22, of Comfort, Texas. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Army Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Villareal Mata
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35, of El Paso, Texas. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Marine Sgt. Fernando Padilla-Ramirez
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26, of Yuma, Ariz. Engaged in operations March 28 in the vicinity of Nasiriyah, remains identified on April 10. Assigned to the Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Wing Support Group-37, Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz.



Army Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa
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22, of Tuba City, Ariz. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Marine Sgt. Brendon C. Reiss
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23, of Casper, Wyo. Disappeared during March 23 operations on the outskirts of Nasiriyah; his remains were identified April 11. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, based in Camp Lejeune, N.C.



Army Pvt. Brandon Ulysses Sloan
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19, of Bedford, Ohio. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.



Army Sgt. Donald Ralph Walters
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33, of Salem, Ore. Killed when convoy was ambushed in Iraq. Assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.





A special thanks to Fox News and the Associated Press who contributed to this list of names.



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