U.S. Military Deaths September to December 2005

The following are the U.S. military personnel who have been killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom from September 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005. All dates reflect when the incidents occurred local time. For deaths before September 2005, see the links at the left of the page. The lists are compiled from information reported by the Defense Department after notification of family.

December 31, 2005

Spc. Marcelino R. Corniel, 23, of La Puente, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an enemy mortar attack occurred in the vicinity of his observation post.

December 30, 2005

Sgt. 1st Class Shawn C. Dostie, 32, of Granite City, Ill., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations.

Staff Sgt. Ayman A. Taha, 31, of Vienna, Va., died in Balad, Iraq when he was preparing a munitions cache for demolition and the cache exploded.

Pvt. Jonathan R. Pfender, 22, of Evansville, Ind., died in Bayji, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations.

December 29, 2005

Spc. Prince K. Teewia, 27, of Durham, N.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Pfc. George A. Lutz, II, 25, of Virginia Beach, Va., died in Fallujah, Iraq when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

December 28, 2005

Spc. Aaron M. Forbes, 24, of Oak Island, N.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Chief Warrant Officer Richard M. Salter, 44, of Cypress, Texas and

Chief Warrant Officer Isaias E. Santos, 28, of Ancon, Panama died in Baghdad, Iraq when their Apache helicopter collided with another military aircraft in mid-air and then crashed.

December 27, 2005

Spc. Lance S. Sage, 26, of Hempstead , N.Y. and

Pvt. Joshua M. Morberg, 20, of Sparks, Nev. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol.

December 26, 2005

Spc. Dane O. Carver, 20, of Freeport, Mich., died in Khalidiyah, Iraq when his vehicle came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

Sgt. Dominic R. Coles, 25, of Jesup, Ga., died in Baghdad, Iraq when his vehicle came under attack during combat operations by enemy forces using small arms fire, rocket-propelled grenades and mortars.

December 25, 2005

Spc. Anthony O. Cardinal, 20, of Muskegon, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Spc. Sergio Gudino, 22, of Pomona, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his tank during combat operations.

December 24, 2005

Sgt. Myla L. Maravillosa, 24, of Wahiawa, Hawaii, died in Kirkuk, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day in Al Hawijah, Iraq, when her vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades.

Master Sgt. Joseph J. Andres, Jr., 34, of Seven Hills, Ohio, died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baqubah, Iraq, when he was attacked by enemy forces during combat operations.

December 23, 2005

Sgt. Regina C. Reali, 25, of Freso, Calif. and

Spc. Cheyenne C. Willey, 36, of Fremont, Calif.died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

December 23, 2005

1st Lt. Benjamin T. Britt, 24, of Wheeler, Texas and

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