U.S. Military Deaths in Operation Enduring Freedom

Spc. David E. Hall, 21, of Uniontown, Kan., died Feb. 25 in Kabul, Afghanistan, in a non-hostile accident.

Sgt. Nicholes D. Golding, 24, of Addison, Maine, died Feb. 13 in Ghanzni, Afghanistan, as a result of an anti-tank mine explosion.

Staff Sgt. Shawn M. Clemens, 28, of Allegany, N.Y.; Spc. Robert J. Cook, 24, of Sun Prairie, Wis.; Spc. Adam G. Kinser, 21, of Sacramento, Calif.; Sgt. 1st Class Curtis Mancini, 43, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Staff Sgt. James D. Mowris, 37, of Aurora, Mo.; Spc. Justin A. Scott, 22, of Bellevue, Ky.; Sgt. Danton K. Seitsinger, 29, of Oklahoma City;

died Jan. 29, west of Ghazni, Afghanistan, when a weapons cache they were working around exploded.

Sgt. Roy A. Wood, 47, of Alva, Fla., was killed on Jan. 9 in Kabul, Afghanistan. Wood was fatally injured when the vehicle he was traveling in near Kabul hit another vehicle.


Sgt. Theodore L. Perreault, 33, of Webster, Mass., died on Dec. 23 in Camp Bulkeley, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, of non-combat related injuries.

Sgt. Major Phillip R. Albert, 41, of Terryville, Conn., was killed in a helicopter crash on Nov. 23 in Afghanistan.

Maj. Steven Plumhoff, 33, of Neshanic Station, N.J.; Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Walkup Jr., 25, of Millville, N.J.; Tech. Sgt. Howard A. Walters, 33, of Port Huron, Mich.; and Tech. Sgt. William J. Kerwood, 37, of Houston, Mo.; died in an MH-53M helicopter accident in Afghanistan on Nov. 23.

Sgt. Jay A. Blessing, 23, of Tacoma, Wash., was killed on Nov. 14 in Asadabad, Afghanistan. Blessing died of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device.

Staff Sgt. Paul A. Sweeney, 32, of Lakeville, Pa., died Oct. 30 of wounds sustained during an ambush near Musa, Qalax, Afghanistan.

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Darrell Jones, 22, of Wellston, Ohio, died Oct. 8 in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, of non-combat related injuries.

Lt. Col. Paul W. Kimbrough, 44, of Washington, D.C., died on Oct. 3 in Incirlik, Turkey, of a non-combat related cause.

Pfc. Evan W. O'Neill, 19, of Haverhill, Mass., died Sept. 29 in Shkin, Afghanistan, when he was engaged by enemy forces.

Pfc. Kristian E. Parker, 23, of Slidell, La., died on Sept. 29 at Camp AS Sayliyah, Qatar, of non-combat related injuries.

Spc. Lisa M. Andrews, 24, of Lenexa, Kan., died on Sept. 26 near Overland Park, Kan., when she was struck and killed by a civilian vehicle.

Spc. Chad C. Fuller, 24, of Potsdam, N.Y.; and Pfc. Adam L. Thomas, 21, of Palos Hills, Ill.; died Aug. 31, in Shkin, Afghanistan, while on patrol when their squad was attacked.

Sgt. 1st Class Mitchell A. Lane, 34, of Lompoc, Calif., died on Aug. 29 in Afghanistan when he fell approximately 25 feet while conducting a fast rope infiltration into a known enemy cave complex.

Petty Officer 1st Class David M. Tapper, 32, of Camden County, N.J., died of wounds received in action Aug. 20 in Afghanistan.

Sgt. Christopher P. Geiger, 38, of Allentown, Pa., died of a non-combat related cause on July 9 in Bagram, Afghanistan.

Spc. Kelvin E. Feliciano Gutierrez, 21, of Anasco, Puerto Rico, died June 28 in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, in a vehicle accident.

First Class Petty Officer Thomas E. Retzer, 30, of San Diego, died of wounds received in action June 25 in Afghanistan.

Sgt. 1st Class John E. Taylor, 31, of Wichita Falls, Texas, died May 17 in Kabul, Afghanistan, from a heart attack suffered after completing physical training.

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