U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq -- 2006

The following are the U.S. military personnel who have been killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom since January 1, 2006. All dates reflect when the incidents occurred local time. For deaths before January 2006, see the links at the left of the page. The lists are compiled from information reported by the Defense Department after notification of family.

August 26, 2006

Cpl. David G. Weimortz, 28, of Irmo, S.C., died from injuries suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Spc. Edgardo Zayas, 29, of Dorchester, Mass., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

August 25, 2006

Cpl. Jordan C. Pierson, 21, of Milford, Conn., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 24, 2006

Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, 28, of Baltimore, Md., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Pfc. William E. Thorne, 26, of Hospers, Iowa., died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

Sgt. Jeremy E. King, 23, of Meridian, Idaho, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

Sgt. Gordon G. Solomon, 35, of Fairborn, Oh., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 23, 2006

Lance Cpl. James D. Hirlston, 21, of Murfreesboro, Tenn., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Spc. Thomas J. Barbieri, 24, of Gaithersburg, Md., died south of Baghdad, Iraq when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire during combat operations.

August 22, 2006

Chief Petty Officer Paul J. Darga, 34, of Alpena, Mich., died when his Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team was struck by an explosive device in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 21, 2006

Master Sgt. Brad A. Clemmons, 37, of Chillicothe, Oh., died when an improvised explosive device struck his plane en route to Taji, Iraq.

August 20, 2006

Sgt. Gabriel G. DeRoo, 25, of Paw Paw, Mich., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a battle with enemy forces.

• Two Marines, Cpl. Adam A. Galvez, 21, of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Cpl. Randy L. Newman, of Bend, Ore., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Hospitalman Chadwick T. Kenyon, 20, of Tucson, Ariz., died of injuries suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 19, 2006

Sgt. Marquees A. Quick, 28, of Hoover Ala., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered while conducting security and observation operations against enemy forces.

August 18, 2006

Sgt Ruben J. Villa Jr., 36, of El Paso, Tex., died in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, from a non-combat related cause.

August 17, 2006Pfc. James J. Arellano, 19, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from small fire arms.

August 16, 2006

Sgt. Jeffrey S. Loa, 32, of Waianae, Hawaii, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

Lance Cpl. Michael D. Glover, 28, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Capt. John J. McKenna IV, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 15, 2006

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Michael C. Lloyd, 24, of San Antonio, Tex., and Sgt. Kevin L. Zeigler, 31, of Overland Park, Kan., died of injuries from an explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

Sgt. Kenneth A. Jenkins, 25, of Fouke, Ark., died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained on Aug. 12 from battle with enemy forces.

August 11, 2006

Sgt. Tracy L. Melvin, 31, of Seattle, Wash., died of injuries sustained on Aug. 6, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

August 10, 2006

Lance Cpl. Jeremy Z. Long, 18, of Sun Valley, Nev., died conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Steven P. Mennemeyer, 26, of Granite City, Ill., and Sgt. Jeffery S. Brown, 25, of Trinity Center, Calif., were recovered Aug. 9 and 10. respectively near Rubtbah, Iraq.

August 6, 2006

• Three soldiers, Sgt. Stephen A. Seale, 25, of Grafton, W.V, Sgt. Carlton A. Clark, 22, of South Royalton, Vt., and Cpl. Jose Zamora, 24, of Sunland Park, N.M. died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

August 5, 2006

Spc. Brian J. Kubik, 20, of Harker Heights, Texas, died Aug 5 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on Aug 2 in Baghdad, Iraq.

August 4, 2006

• Two soldiers, Sgt. Clint J. Storey, 30, of Enid, Okla., and Sgt. Bradley H. Beste, 22, of Naperville, Ill., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Sgt. Leroy Segura Jr., 23, of Clovis, N.M., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a HMMWV accident.

August 2, 2006

Petty Officer Marc A. Lee, 28, of Hood River, Ore., was killed Aug. 2 during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq.

Sgt. Dustin D. Laird, 23, of Martin, Tenn., died in Al Qaim, Iraq, of injuries sustained during combat operations in Rawah, Iraq, on Aug. 1.

Cpl. Joseph A. Tomci, 21, of Stow, Oh., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Pfc. Jason Hanson, 21, of Forks, Wash., died July 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

August 1, 2006

Spc. Hai Ming Hsia, 37, of New York, N.Y., died during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

July 29, 2006

Lance Cpl. Anthony E. Butterfield, 19, of Clovis, Calif. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. Christian B. Williams, 27, of Winter Haven, Fla. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Cpl. Phillip E. Baucus, 28, of Wolf Creek, Mont., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

July 27, 2006

Lance Cpl. James W. Higgins, 22, of Frederick, Md., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swanson, 25, of Rose Haven, Md., died on July 22 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

July 26, 2006

Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward A. Koth, 30, of Towson, Md., died at Camp Victory, Iraq, after ordnance exploded during a disposal operation.

July 25, 2006

Spc. Joseph A. Graves, 21, of Discovery Bay, Calif., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy encountered enemy fire.

July 24, 2006

Spc. Dennis K. Samson Jr., 24, of Hesperia, Mich., died on in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy small arms fire.

Spc. Stephen W. Castner, 27, of Cedarburg, Wis., died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMMV during combat operations in Tallil, Iraq.

Capt. Jason M. West, 28, of Pittsburg, Pa., died on in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.

July 22, 2006

Capt. Blake H. Russell, 35, of Forth Worth, Texas died of injuries sustained from enemy forces munitions while investigating a possible mortar cache during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Cpl. Adam J. Fargo, 22, of Ruckersville, Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his convoy encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

July 21, 2006

Cpl. Matthew P. Wallace, 22, of Lexington Park, Md., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on July 16.

July 20, 2006

Cpl. Julian A. Ramon, 22, of Flushing, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

July 18, 2006

Lance Cpl. Geofrey R. Cayer, 20, of Fitchburg, Mass., died from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. Mark R. Vecchione, 25, of Tucson Ariz, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank.

Cpl. Nathaniel S. Baughman, 23, of Monticello, Ind., died of injuries on July 17 in Bayji, Iraq, when his HMMWV encountered enemy forces rocket-propelled grenades during patrol operations.

July 17, 2006

Staff Sgt. Kenneth I. Pugh, 39, of Houston Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his M1A2 Abrams tank encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

Staff Sgt. Michael A. Dickinson II, 26, of Battle Creek, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

Sgt. 1st Class Scott R. Smith, 34, of Punxsutawney, Pa., died in Al Iskandariyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during a controlled ordnance clearing mission.

July 16, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jason M. Evey, 29, of Stockton, Calif., died of injuries sustained when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

July 15, 2006

Sgt. Andres J. Contreras, 23, of Huntington Park, Calif., died of injuries sustained when his HMMWV encountered an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq during combat operations.

Spc. Manuel J. Holguin, 21, of Woodlake, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

July 14, 2006

Sgt. Thomas B. Turner Jr., 31, of Cottonwood, Calif., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on July 13 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Al Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

July 13, 2006

Sgt. Alkaila T. Floyd, 23, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on July 8 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Mine Protected Vehicle in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

July 12, 2006

Sgt. Irving Hernandez Jr., 28, of New York, N.Y., died in Mosul, Iraq when he encountered enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

Petty Officer 1st Class Jerry A. Tharp, 44, of Aledo, Ill., died as a result of enemy action when his dismounted patrol was struck by an improvised explosive device while operating in the Al Anbar province of Iraq.

July 10, 2006

Sgt. Duane J. Dreasky, 31, of Novi, Mich., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Habbaniyah, Iraq, on Nov. 21.

July 9, 2006

Spc. Damien M. Montoya, 21, of Holbrook, Ariz., died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat related cause

July 8, 2006

Staff Sgt. Omar D. Flores, 27, of Mission, Texas, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on July 8, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.

Spc. Troy C. Linden, 22, of Detroit Lakes, Minn., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.

Spc. Joseph P. Micks, 22, of Rapid River, Mich., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Mine Protected Vehicle (RG-31) during combat operations.

July 3

Staff Sgt. Paul S. Pabla, 23, of Fort Wayne, Ind., died in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

July 2, 2006

Pfc. Collin T. Mason, 20, of Staten Island, N.Y., died in Taji, Iraq, when he encountered indirect fire while manning a checkpoint in his vehicle.

Sgt. Justin L. Noyes, 23, of Vinita, Okla., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

July 1, 2006

Airman 1st Class Carl Jerome Ware Jr., 22, of Glassboro, N.J., died July 1, from a non-combat related cause at Camp Bucca, Iraq.

Sgt. Bryan C. Luckey, 25, of Tampa, Fla., died on June 29, in Mosul, Iraq, when he was shot by enemy forces while on mounted patrol.

June 30, 2006

Pfc. Rex A. Page, 21, of Kirksville, Mo., died June 28 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Pfc. Michael J. Potocki, 21, of Baltimore, Md., died on June 26, of injuries sustained in Al Asad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy force's small arms fire during combat operations.

Cpl. Ryan. J. Clark, 19, of Lancaster, Calif., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on June 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

June 29, 2006

Cpl. Christopher D. Rose, 21, of San Francisco, Calif., died of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Sgt. Kyle R. Miller, 19, of Willmar, Minn., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy.

Sgt. James P. Muldoon, 23, of Bells, Texas, died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baquba, Iraq.

June 27, 2006

Cpl. Jeremy S. Jones, 25, of Omaha, Neb., died of injuries sustained from an improvised explosive device during dismounted combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Sgt. 1st Class Terry O.P. Wallace, 33, of Winnsboro, La. died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

June 26, 2006

Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar, 30, of Lake Orion, Mich. died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Cpl. Jason W. Morrow, 27, of Riverside, Calif. died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. Terry M. Lisk, 26, of Fox Lake, Ill. died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when his unit received indirect fire from enemy forces during combat operations.

June 25, 2006

Cpl. Paul N. King, 23, of Tyngsboro, Mass. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

June 24, 2006

Sgt. Benjamin J. Laymon, 22, of Mount Vernon, Ohio. and Sgt. Justin D. Norton, 21, of Rainier, Wash. died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained when they encountered enemy forces small arms fire, and an improvised explosive device which detonated during a dismounted patrol.

Staff Sgt. Alberto V. Sanchez, 33, of Houston, Texas, died in Balad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

June 23, 2006

Staff Sgt. Mario J. Bievre, 34, of Glendale Heights, Ill. and Pfc. Paul A. Beyer, 21, of Jamestown, N.D.died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Cpl Ryan J. Buckley, 21, of Nokomis, Ill. died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons, 19, of Port Orchard, Wash. died in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 11 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

Spc. Channing G. Singletary, 30, of Sylvester, Ga., died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat-related cause.

June 22, 2006

Cpl. Riley E. Baker, 22, of Pacific, Mo. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

June 21, 2006

Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Whyte, 21, of Brooklyn, N.Y. died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. Jason J. Buzzard, 31, of Ukiah, Calif. died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his cargo truck during combat operations.

Sgt. Sirlou C. Cuaresma, 25, of Chicago, Ill. died in Baghdad, Iraq from a non-combat related cause.

June 20, 2006

Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of Houston, Texas and Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore. who were missing were found dead in Youssifiyah, Iraq.

June 17, 2006

Sgt. Reyes Ramirez, 23, of Willis, Texas and Spc. Robert L. Jones, 22, of Milwaukie, Ore. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

June 16, 2006

Spc. David J. Babineau, 25, of Springfield, Mass. died in Baghdad, Iraq while manning a checkpoint that came under enemy small arms fire.

Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minn., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

June 15, 2006

Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos, 21, of Minot, N.D., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

June 14, 2006

Cpl. Michael A. Estrella, 20, of Hemet, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

June 9, 2006

Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven, 22, of Plymouth, Neb., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb., died of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero, 21, of Los Angeles, Calif., and Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Neb. died of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Hospitalman Zachary M. Alday, 22, of Donalsonville, Ga., died from injuries sustained earlier in the day in Al Anbar, Iraq, when the vehicle in which he was riding struck a land mine.

Sgt. Jose M. Velez, 35, of Bronx, N.Y., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

June 8, 2006

Cpl. Luis D. Santos, 20, of Rialto, Calif., died in Buritz, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain, 31, of Meridian, Miss., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations.

Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree, 31, of Canton, Ohio, died in Al Kut, Iraq, on June 8, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

June 7, 2006

2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan, 23, of Edwards, Colo., died in Mosul, Iraq, when he encountered enemy small arms fire during dismounted combat operations.

1st Lt. Scott M. Love, 32, of Knoxville, Tenn. and Pfc. David N. Crombie, 19, of Winnemucca, Nev. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

June 6, 2006

Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell, 25, of Munford, Ala. and Cpl. Andy D. Anderson, 24, of Falls Church, Va. died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when their camp received indirect enemy fire during combat operations.

June 5, 2006

Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke, 29, of Bay City, Wis., died as a result of enemy action when her vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. 1st Class. Issac S. Lawson, 35, of Sacramento, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski, 44, of Roseville, Ill., died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

June 4, 2006

1st Lt. Ryan T. Sanders, 27, of College Station, Texas and Sgt. Daniel R. Gionet, 23, of Pelham, N.H. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M1A2 tank during combat operations.

June 3, 2006

Maj. Michael D. Stover, 43, of Mansfield, Ohio, died from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon,44, of Newark Del., died in Haditha, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

Cpl. Ryan J. Cummings, 22, of Streamwood, Ill., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Spc. Brett L. Tribble, 20, of Lake Jackson, Texas, died in Ar Ramadi of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on June 2, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

May 31, 2006

Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq of non-combat related causes.

Spc. Brock L. Bucklin, 28, of Grand Rapids, Mich., died in Balad, Iraq, of a non-combat related cause.

Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, of Salem, Mass., died in Marez, Iraq, of non-combat related causes.

May 30, 2006

Cpl. Bobby R. West, 23, of Beebe, Ark., died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted patrol operations.

Cpl. Richard A. Bennett, 25, of Girard, Kan. and Capt. Nathanael J. Doring, 31, of Apple Valley, Minn. died following a non-hostile helicopter accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq, on May 27.

May 29, 2006

Capt. James A. Funkhouser, 35, of Katy, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during reconnaissance patrol operations.

Cpl. Jeremy M. Loveless, 25, of Estacada, Ore., died in Mosul, Iraq when his Stryker came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

May 27, 2006

Cpl. J. Adan Garcia, 20, of Irving, Texas, died in the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., of injuries sustained May 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy encountered small arms fire received while returning from an explosive ordnance mission.

May 26, 2006

Lance Cpl. Kevin A. Lucas, 20, of Greensboro, N.C., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 25, 2006

Pfc. Caleb A. Lufkin, 24, of Knoxville, Ill., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained on May 4, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Capt. Douglas A. Dicenzo, 30, of Plymouth, N.H. and Spc. Robert E. Blair, 22, of Ocala, Fla. died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

May 24, 2006

Spc. Michael L. Hermanson, 21, of Fargo, N.D., died in Al Abayachi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle came under attack from an improvised explosive device, rocket-propelled grenade, and enemy small arms fire while on a route-clearing mission during combat operations.

May 22, 2006

Sgt. David R. Christoff, 25, of Rossford, Ohio, and Lance Cpl. William J. Leusink, 21, of Maurice, Iowa, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 21, 2006

Lance Cpl. Benito A. Ramirez, 22, of Edinburgh, Texas, died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 18, 2006

Lt. Col. Daniel E. Holland, 43, of San Antonio, Texas;1st. Lt. Robert A. Seidel III, 23, of Gettysburg, Pa.;Sgt. Lonnie C. Allen Jr., 26, of Bellevue, Neb.; andPfc. Nicholas R. Cournoyer, 25, of Gilmanton, N.H., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Cpl. William B. Fulks, 23, of Culloden, W.Va., died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on May 1.

May 17, 2006

Petty Officer Third Class Lee Hamilton Deal, 23, of West Monroe, La., died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 16, 2006

Staff Sgt. Santiago M. Halsel, 32, of Bowling Green, Ky., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.

May 15, 2006

Capt. Shane R. Mahaffee, 36, of Alexandria, Va., died in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, of injuries sustained on May 5, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol operations in Al Hillah, Iraq.

Sgt. Marion Flint Jr., 29, of Baltimore; and Pfc. Grant A. Dampier, 25, of Merrill, Wis., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat patrol operations.

May 14, 2006

Chief Warrant Officer John W. Engeman, 45, of East North Port, N.Y.; and Master Sgt. Robert H. West, 37, of Elyria, Ohio, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Maj. Matthew W. Worrell, 34, of Lewisville, Texas, and Chief Warrant Officer Jamie D. Weeks, 47 of Daleville, Ala., died in Yusufiyah, Iraq, when their aircraft was shot down during combat operations.

Lance Cpl. Jose S. Marin Dominguez Jr., 22, of Liberal, Kan.; and Lance Cpl. Hatak Yuka Keyu M. Yearby, 21, of Overbrook, Okla., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 13, 2006

Lance Cpl. Richard Z. James, 20, of Seaford, Del., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Spc. Ronald W. Gebur, 23, of Delavan, Ill., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

May 12, 2006

Spc. Brandon L. Teeters, 21, of Lafayette, La., died in Ludwigshafen, Germany, of injuries sustained on April 20, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Adam C. Conboy, 21, of Philadelphia, Pa., died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 11, 2006

Pfc. Eric D. Clark, 22, of Pleasant Prairie, Wis.; and Pfc. Stephen P. Snowberger III, 18, of Lopez, Pa., died in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their veihcle during combat patrol operations.

Spc. Armer N. Burkart, 26, of Rockville, Md., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat patrol operations.

Lance Cpl. Jason K. Burnett, 20, of St. Cloud, Fla.; Lance Cpl. David J. Grames Sanchez, 22, of Fort Wayne, Ind.; 2nd Lt. Michael L. Licalzi, 24, of Garden City, N.Y.; and Cpl. Steve Vahaviolos, 21, of Airmont, N.Y., died in a vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 10, 2006

Sgt. Alessandro Carbonaro, 28, of Bethesda, Md., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on May 1.

May 9, 2006

Spc. Aaron P. Latimer, 26, of Ennis, Texas, died in Mosul, Iraq.

May 8, 2006

Staff Sgt. Gregory A. Wagner, 35, of Mitchell, S.D., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised fire projectile struck his HMMWV.

May 7, 2006

Staff Sgt. Emmanuel L. Legaspi, 38, of Las Vegas, Nev., died of injuries sustained in Tal Afar, Iraq when his unit came under enemy fire during combat operations.

May 6, 2006

Staff Sgt. Dale J. Kelly Jr., 48, of Richmond, Maine.; and Staff Sgt. David M. Veverka, 25, of Jamestown, Pa., died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near their cargo truck during combat operations.

Sgt. Matthew J. Fenton, 24, of Little Ferry, N.J., died at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Leon B. Deraps, 19, of Jamestown, Mo., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Cpl. Cory L. Palmer, 19, of Seaford, Del., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio from wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 5, 2006

Pvt. Alva L. Gaylord, 25, of Carrollton, Mo., died of injuries sustained in Qasr Ar Riyy, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle.

1st Sgt. Carlos N. Saenz 46, of Las Vegas; Spc. Teodoro Torres, 29, of Las Vegas; and Sgt. Nathan J. Vacho, 29, of Janesville, Wis.; died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

May 4, 2006

Cpl. Stephen R. Bixler, 20, of Suffield, Conn., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Gavin B. Reinke, 32, of Pueblo, Colo., and Spc. Bryan L. Quinton, 24, of Sand Springs, Okla., died when an improvised explosive device detonated near their RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle.

Sgt. Elisha R. Parker, 21, of Taberg, N.Y., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

May 3, 2006

Pfc. Benjamin T. Zieske, 20, of Concord, Calif., died of injuries sustained in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated.

Sgt. Joseph E. Proctor, 38, of Indianapolis, died in Tammin, Iraq, when a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post.

Capt. Brian S. Letendre, 27, of Woodbridge, Va., died conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Pfc. Christopher M. Eckhardt, 19, of Phoenix, died in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

May 1, 2006

Cpl. Robbie G. Light, 21, of Kingsport, Tenn., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A2 Abrams tank.

Lance Cpl. Robert L. Moscillo, 21, of Salem, N.H., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 29, 2006

Sgt. Steve M. Sakoda, 29, of Hilo, Hawaii, died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

April 28, 2006

Staff Sgt. Bryant A. Herlem, 37, of Copperas Cove, Texas; and Sgt. Jose Gomez, 23, of Corona, N.Y.; died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV.

Cpl. Brandon M. Hardy 25, of Cochranville, Pa.; and Sgt. Lea R. Mills, 21, of Brooksville, Fla.; died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Sgt. Edward G. Davis III, 31, of Antioch, Ill., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 27, 2006

1st Sgt. Bobby Mendez 38, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

Sgt. Matthew A. Webber 23, of Kalamazoo, Mich., died in the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

Staff Sgt. Mark A. Wall 27, of Alden, Iowa, died in Mosul, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

April 26, 2006

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Ford, 19, of New Bedford, Mass., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 25, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Herrema, 27, of Jackson, Tenn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when he came under enemy fire during combat operations.

Pfc. Raymond L. Henry, 21, of Anaheim, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

April 24, 2006

Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, 20, of Modesto, Calif., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province.

Staff Sgt. Metodio A. Bandonill, 29, of Honolulu, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

April 23, 2006

Sgt. Robert W. Ehney, 26, of Lexington, Ky.; Cpl. Jason B. Daniel, 21, of Fort Worth, Texas; and Cpl. Shawn T. Lasswell Jr., 21, of Reno, Nev.; died of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat operations.

April 22, 2006

Cpl. Eric R. Lueken, 23, of Dubois, Ind., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province.

Pvt. Travis C. Zimmerman, 19, of New Berlinville, Pa., died when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post.

Sgt. Kyle A. Colnot, 23, of Arcadia, Calif.; Spc. Eric D. King, 29, of Vancouver, Wash.; Pfc. Jacob H. Allcott, 21, of Caldwell, Idaho; andPvt. Michael E. Bouthot, 19, of Fall River, Mass.; died of injuries sustained in Baghad, Iraq, on April 22, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV causing a fire.

April 20, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jason C. Ramseyer, 28, of Lenoir, N.C., died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province.

April 19, 2006

Pfc. Patrick A. Tinnell, 25, of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., died in As Siniyah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated during a dismounted combat patrol.

Pfc. Robert J. Settle, 25, of Owensboro, Ky., died in Taji, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

April 18, 2006

Capt. Ian P. Weikel, 31, of Colorado, died in Balad, Iraq from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad.

April 16, 2006

Master Sgt. Clinton W. Cubert, 38, of Lawrenceburg, Ky., died in the Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, Ky., of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Samarra, Iraq, on Sept. 11, 2005.

April 15, 2006

Spc. Mark W. Melcher, 34, of Pittsburgh, died in Al Taqaddum, Iraq, when his M1A1 Abrams tank came under enemy small-arms fire during combat operations.

Lance Cpl. Derrick J. Cothran, 21, of Avondale, La., and

Cpl. Pablo V. Mayorga, 33, of Margate, Fla. and

Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims, 22, of Covington, Ky. and

Pfc. Ryan G. Winslow, 19, of Jefferson, Ala. died in two separate attacks on vehicles during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 14, 2006

Lance Cpl. Darin T. Settle, 23, of Henley, Mo., died from a non-hostile motor vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 13, 2006

Spc. Andrew K. Waits, 23, of Waterford, Mich., died in Baghdad, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Cpl. Salem Bachar, 20, of Chula Vista, Calif., and

Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez, 22, of San Antonio, Texas died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

April 12, 2006

Lance Cpl. Marcus S. Glimpse, 22, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died as the result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Cpl. Scott M. Bandhold, 37, of North Merrick, N.Y., and

Spc. Roland E. Calderon-Ascencio, 21, of Miami, Fla. died of injuries sustained in Misiab, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

April 11, 2006

Spc. Kenneth D. Hess, 26, of Asheville, N.C., died in Rawah, Iraq, as the result of a suicide bomber attack while Hess was conducting a dismounted patrol.

Sgt. Joseph A. Blanco, 25, of Bloomington, Calif., and

Spc. James F. Costello III, 27, of St. Louis, and

Pfc. George R. Roehl Jr., 21, of Manchester, N.H., died of injuries sustained in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle and they subsequently came under small arms fire during combat operations.

April 10, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Randall L. Lamberson, 36, of Springfield, Mo., died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Spc. James W. Gardner, 22, of Glasgow, Ky., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

April 9, 2006

Sgt. David S. Collins, 24, of Jasper Ga., died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during combat operations.

Pfc. Joseph I. Love, 22, of North Pole, Alaska, died in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

Sgt. 1st Class Gregory S. Rogers, 42, of Cincinnati, died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

April 8, 2006

Spc. Shawn R. Creighton, 21, of Windsor, N.C., died in Rawah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker vehicle during patrol operations.

Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini, 24, of Lansing, Ill., died of a gunshot wound while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Pvt. Jody W. Missildine, 19, of Plant City, Fla., died in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

Lance Cpl. Juana Navarro Arellano, 24, of Ceres, Calif., died from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 7, 2006

Cpl. Richard P. Waller,22, of Fort Worth, Texas, died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

April 6, 2006

Pfc. Chase A. Edwards, 19, of Lake Charles, La., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Bryan N. Taylor, 20, of Milford, Ohio, died after being shot by an Iraqi Army soldier on a coalition base near Al Qaim, Iraq.

Spc. Daniel L. Sesker,22, of Ogden, Iowa, died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Spc. Dustin J. Harris, 21, of Bangor, Maine, died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated while he was conducting dismounted patrol operations.

April 4, 2006

Spc. Ty J. Johnson, 28, of Elk Grove, Calif., died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

April 2, 2006

Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, 27, of Florence, Wis., died after the truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Ore., died when the truck he was riding in rolled voer in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

Pfc. Jeremy W. Ehle, 19, of Richmond, Va., died in Hit, Iraq, from wounds sustained when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

Hospitalman Geovani Padilla Aleman, 20, of South Gate, Calif., died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, 20, of Atlanta, and

Staff Sgt. Eric A. McIntosh, 29, of Trafford, Pa., and

Cpl. Scott J. Procopio, 20, of Saugus, Mass., died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

April 1, 2006

Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr., 21, of Victoria, Texas, and

Cpl. David A. Bass, 20, of Nashville, Tenn., and

Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla., and

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, 20, of Los Angeles, and

Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, R.I., and

Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, 28, of Yelm, Wash., died when the seven-ton truck they were riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Darrell P. Clay, 34, of Fayetteville, N.C., and

Sgt. Israel Devora Garcia, 23, of Clint, Texa,s died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while they were conducting a dismounted patrol.

Capt. Timothy J. Moshier, 25, of Albany, N.Y., and

Chief Warrant Officer Michael L. Hartwick, 37, of Orrick, Mo., died in Baghdad when their Apache helicopter crashed while conducting a combat air patrol.

March 31, 2006

Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Beisel, 21, of Lackawaxen, Pa., died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

March 30, 2006

Pfc. Joseph J. Duenas, 23, of Mesa, Ariz., died in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries while returning from combat operations.

March 29, 2006

Tech. Sgt. Walter M. Moss Jr., 37, of Houston, was killed in the explosion of an improvised explosive device while conducting safing operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq.

March 28, 2006

Pfc. Sean D. Tharp, 21, of Orlando, Fla., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his element came under enemy small arms fire while conducting dismounted patrol operations.

Sgt. Michael D. Rowe, 23, New Port Richey, Fla., died in Rutbah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

March 27, 2006

Sgt 1st Class Randy D. McCaulley, 44, Indiana, Pa., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

March 25, 2006

Spc. Frederick A. Carlson, 25, Bethlehem, Pa., died in Taqqadum, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

March 23, 2006

Sgt 1st Class Randy D. McCaulley, 44, Indiana, Pa., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

Staff Sgt. Brock A. Beery, 30, of White House, Tenn., died in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.

March 21, 2006

Cpl. Antoine J. McKinzie, 25, of Indianapolis, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations.

March 18, 2006

Staff Sgt. Ricardo Barraza, 24, of Shafter, Calif., and

Sgt. Dale G. Brehm, 23, of Turlock, Calif., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when they came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations.

March 16, 2006

Sgt. Amanda N. Pinson, 21, of St. Louis, and

Spc. Carlos M. Gonzalez, 22, of Middletown, N.Y., died in Tikrit, Iraq, when a mortar round detonated.

Cpl. Nyle Yates III, 22, of Lake Odessa, Mich., died in Bayji, Iraq, when he came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations.

March 15, 2006

Pfc. Angelo A. Zawaydeh, 19, of San Bruno, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his traffic control point came under mortar attack during combat operations.

March 13, 2006

Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Lewis, 32, of Bunkie, La., died north of Rustamiyah, Iraq, when an improvised device detonated near his vehicle during a convoy operations.

Staff Sgt. Marco, A. Silva, 27, of Alva, Fla., and

Sgt. Corey A. Dan, 22, of Norway, Maine, died near Ar Ramadi, when they came under small arms fire and an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.

March 12, 2006

Lance Cpl. Kristen K. Marino, 20, of Honolulu, died while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

March 11, 2006

Pfc. Amy A. Duerksen, 19, of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., died in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury.

March 10, 2006

Lance Cpl. Bunny Long, 22, of Modesto, Calif., died March 10 from a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

March 8, 2006

Gunnery Sgt. John D. Fry, 28, of Lorena, Texas, died from improvised explosive devices in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

March 7, 2006

Gunnery Sgt. Justin R. Martone, 31, of Bedford, Va., died from improvised explosive devices in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

Pfc. Ricky Salas, Jr. 22, of Roswell, N.M., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle while conducting mounted operations.

March 6, 2006

Cpl. Adam O. Zanutto, 26, of Caliente, Calif., died at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., from wounds received as a result of an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq on Feb. 25.

March 5, 2006

Staff Sgt. Kevin P. Jessen, 28, of Paragould, Ark., died in Rawah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations.

March 3, 2006

Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder, 20, of Finksburg, Md., died from a non combat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

March 1, 2006

Spc. Christopher S. Merchant, 32, of Hardwick, Vt., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his vehicle came under attack by enemy forces using a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenade.

Sgt. Joshua V. Youmans, 26, of Flushing, Mich., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas from injuries sustained in Habbaniyah, Iraq, on Nov. 21, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Pfc. Tina M. Priest, 20, of Austin, Texas, died in Taji, Iraq, from non-combat related injury.

February 27, 2006

Staff Sgt. Dwayne P. R. Lewis, 26, of New York City, died in Baghdad when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted patrol.

February 26, 2006

Spc. Joshua M. Pearce, 21, of Guymon, Okla., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near Stryker military vehicle during patrol operations.

Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Schornak, 28, of Hoover, Ala., died in Baghdad when his dismounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small arms fire.

Spc. Clay P. Farr, 21, of Bakersfield, Calif., and

Spc. Joshua U. Humble, 21, of Appleton, Maine, died in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during patrol operations.

February 25, 2006

Lance Cpl. John J. Thornton, 22, of Phoenix, died of wounds received as a result of an enemy mortar attack in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Pfc. Benjamin C. Schuster, 21, of Williamsville, N.Y., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from a gunshot wound.

Lance Cpl. Adam J. Vanalstine, 21, of Superior, Wis., died from an improvised explosive device in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

February 24, 2006

Pvt. Joshua F. Powers, 21, of Skiatook, Okla., died in Baghdad from a non-combat related injury.

Sgt. Dimitri Muscat, 21, of Aurora, Colo., died in Balad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries sustained earlier that day in Samarra, Iraq.

February 22, 2006

Staff Sgt. Gregson G. Gourley, 38, of Salt Lake City and

Sgt. Rickey E. Jones, 21, of Kokomo, Ind., and

Pfc. Christopher L. Marion, 20, of Pineville, Mo., and

Pfc. Allan A. Morr, 21, of Shiawassee County, Mich., died in Al Hawijah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during patrol operations.

February 21, 2006

2nd Lt. Almar L. Fitzgerald, 23, of Lexington, S.C., died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds received Feb. 18 as a result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

February 20, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jay T. Collado, 31, of Columbia, S.C., died from an improvised explosive device near Baghdad, Iraq.

Sgt. Jessie Davila, 29, of Greensburg, Kan., died in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Daniel J. Kuhlmeier, 30, of Omaha, Neb., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when the convoy he was traveling in was struck by an improvised explosive device.

February 18, 2006

Cpl. Matthew D. Conley, 21, of Killen, Ala., died when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

February 17, 2006

Sgt. 1st Class Amos C. Edwards, Jr., 41, of Savannah, Ga., died in Ar Rutbah, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause.

Cpt. Anthony R. Garcia, 48, of Fort Worth, Texas, died in Tikrit, Iraq, from a gun shot wound.

February 14, 2006

Lance Cpl. Michael S. Probst, 26, of Irvine, Calif., died from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Abu Ghraib, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Barnes, 20, of West Monroe, La., and

Cpl. Rusty L. Washam, 21, of Huntsville, Tenn., died when a suicide car bomber attacked their vehicle near Al Qa'im, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Michael S. Probst, 26, of Irvine, Calif., died from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Abu Ghraib, Iraq.

February 12, 2006

Spc. Felipe J. Garcia Villareal, 26, of Burke, Va., died at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq, on Feb. 9, when his tent caught fire.

Cpl. Andrew J. Kemple, 23, of Cambridge, Minn., died in Tikrit, Iraq, when his vehicle came under small arms fire during combat operations.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Wilson, 25, of Newark Valley, N.Y., died as a result of an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

February 9, 2006

Pfc. Javier Chavez Jr., 19, of Cutler, Calif., and

Cpl. Ross A. Smith, 21, of Wyoming, Mich., died from wounds received as a result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.

February 7, 2006

Spc. Allen D. Kokesh Jr., 21, of Yankton, S.D., died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Dec. 4 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Lance Cpl. Steven L. Phillips, 27, of Chesapeake, Va., died from a non-hostile vehicle accident while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Qaim, Iraq.

February 6, 2006

Pfc. Jacob D. Spann, 21, of Columbus, Ohio, died from wounds sustained as a result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Hit, Iraq.

Cpl. Brandon S. Schuck, 21, of Safford, Ariz., died from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Baghdadi, Iraq.

Spc. Patrick W. Herried, 29, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died in Rawah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker military vehicle during patrol operations.

February 5, 2006

Spc. Sergio A. Mercedes Saez, 23, of New York, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when the vehicle in which he was riding accidentally rolled over into a canal.

Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Morningstar, 27, of San Antonio, and

Sgt. Jeremiah J. Boehmer, 22, of Parkston, S.D., died in Al Husayniyah, Iraqm when an improvised explosive device detonated near their Stryker Engineer Squad Vehicle.

Spc. William S. Hayes III, 23, of St. Tammany, La., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.

February 4, 2006

Spc. Roberto L. Martinez Salazar, 21, of Long Beach, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored vehicle during patrol operations.

February 3, 2006

Cpl. Jesse M. Zamora, 22, of Las Cruces, N.M., died in Bayji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Sgt. 1st Class Lance S. Cornett, 33, of London, Ky., died in the vicinity of Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day while engaging enemy forces.

1st. Lt. Simon T. Cox, Jr., 30, of Texas, died in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A3 Bradley.

February 2, 2006

Pfc. Scott A. Messer, 26, of Ashland, Ky., died in Ashraf, Iraq, when his vehicle accidentally rolled over during convoy operations.

Cpl. Walter B. Howard, II, 35, of Rochester, Mich., died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Ashraf, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1 Abrams tank.

February 1, 2006

Spc. Anthony C. Owens, 21, of Conway, S.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using grenades and small arms fire.

Pfc. Sean T. Cardelli, 20, of Downers Grove, Ill., died from enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.

1st Lt. Garrison C. Avery, 23, of Lincoln, Neb., and

Spc. Marlon A. Bustamante, 25, of Corona, N.Y., and

Pfc. Caesar S. Viglienzone, 21, of Santa Rosa, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

January 28, 2006

Sgt. David L. Herrera, 26, of Oceanside, Calif., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Pfc. Brian J. Schoff, 22, of Manchester, Tenn., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Cpl. Felipe C. Barbosa, 21, of High Point, N.C., died from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Fallujah, Iraq.

January 27, 2006

Lance Cpl. Hugo R. Lopez, 20, of La Habra, Calif., died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Rawah, Iraq, on Nov. 20, 2005.

January 25, 2006

Staff Sgt. Jerry M. Durbin Jr., 26, of Spring, Texas, died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

Sgt. Joshua A. Johnson, 24, of Richford, Vt., died in Ramadi, Iraq, when a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle during combat operations.

January 24, 2006

Sgt. Sean H. Miles, 28, of Midlothian, Va., was killed in action from small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Karmah, Iraq.

January 23, 2006

Staff Sgt. Lance M. Chase, 32, of Oklahoma City, and

Pfc. Peter D. Wagler, 18, of Partridge, Kan., died in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near their M1A2 Abrams tank during patrol operations.

Pvt. Lewis T. D. Calapini, 21, of Waipahu, Hawaii, and

Lance Cpl. Joshua A. Scott, 24, of Tunnel Hill, Ga., died from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq.

Sgt. Matthew D. Hunter, 31, of Valley Grove, W.Va., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

January 20, 2006

Cpl. Carlos Arrelanopandura, 22, of Los Angeles, and

Lance Cpl. Brandon Dewey, 20, of San Joaquin, Calif., died from a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Rickey Scott, 30, of Columbus, Ga., and

Sgt. Dennis J. Flanagan, 22, of Inverness, Fla,. and

Spc. Clifton J. Yazzie, 23, of Fruitland, N.M., and

Spc. Matthew C. Frantz, 23, of Lafayette, Ind., died in Al Huwijah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during patrol operations.

January 17, 2006

Pfc. Adam R. Shepherd, 21, of Somerville, Ohio, died in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat-related illness.

January 16, 2006

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rex C. Kenyon, 34, of El Segundo, Calif., and

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ruel M. Garcia, 34, of Wahiawa, Hawaii,.died in Baghdad, Iraq, when their Apache helicoptor was shot down while they were conducting aerial patrols.

January 15, 2006

Spc. Dustin L. Kendall, 21, of Conway, Mo., died in Baqubah, Iraq, when his vehicle accidentally struck an M1A2 Abrams tank and rolled over.

Pfc. Kasper A. Dudkiewicz, 22, of Mangilao, Guam, died in Mosul, Iraq, when his vehicle was involved in a vehicle collision.

Spc. Dustin L. Kendall, 21, of Conway, Mo., died in Baqubah, Iraq, when his vehicle accidentally struck an M1A2 Abrams tank and rolled over.

January 14, 2006

Cpl. Justin J. Watts, 20, of Crownsville, Md., died from an apparent non-hostile gunshot wound in Haditha, Iraq.

January 13, 2006

Lance Cpl. Jonathan K. Price, 19, of Woodlawn, Ill., died from wounds received as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Mitchell K. Carver, Jr., 31, of Charlotte, N.C., and

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kyle E. Jackson, 28, of Sarasota, Fla., died near Al Sukar, Iraq, when their Kiowa Warrior helicopter came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire.

Lance Cpl. Jonathan K. Price, 19, of Woodlawn, Ill., from wounds received as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

January 10, 2006

Sgt. Michael J. McMullen, 25, of Salisbury, Md., died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq, on Dec. 24, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

January 7, 2006

Sgt. Nathan R. Field, 23, of Lehigh, Iowa, and

Spc. Robert T. Johnson, 20, of Erwin, N.C., died when their vehicle was hit by a civilian vehicle.

Sgt. Radhames Camilomatos, 24, of Carolina, Puerto Rico, died in Taji, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries.

Maj. Stuart M. Anderson, 44, of Peosta, Iowa, and

Maj. Douglas A. La Bouff, 36, of California, and

Maj. Michael R. Martinez, 43, of Missouri, and

1st Lt. Jaime L. Campbell, 25, of Ephrata, Wash., and

1st Lt. Joseph D. deMoors, 36, of Jefferson, Ala., and

Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chester W. Troxel, 45, of Anchorage, Alaska, and

Spc. Michael I. Edwards, 26, of Fairbanks, Alaska, and

Spc. Jacob E. Melson, 22, of Wasilla, Alaska, died near Tal Afar, Iraq, when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed.

Spc. Clinton R. Upchurch, 31, of Garden City, Kan., died in Samarra, Iraq, during patrol operations when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle and enemy forces attacked using small arms fire.

Lance Cpl. Kyle W. Brown, 22, of Newport News, Va., and

Lance Cpl. Jeriad P. Jacobs, 19, of Clayton, N.C., and

Cpl. Brett L. Lundstrom, 22, of Stafford, Va., died by enemy small arms fire in separate attacks while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Jason T. Little, 20, of Climax, Mich., died when his tank was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ferris, Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Raul Mercado, 21, of Monrovia, Calif., died when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Al Karmah, Iraq.

January 5, 2006

Sgt. Adam L. Cann, 23, of Davie, Fla., died by a suicide bomb attack on an Iraqi police recruitment center in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Cpl. Albert P. Gettings, 27, of New Castle, Pa., and

Lance Cpl. Ryan S. McCurdy, 20, of Baton Rouge, La., died from wounds received as a result of enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

Lt. Col. Michael E. McLaughlin, >44, of Mercer, Pa., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was conducting a dismounted patrol at an Iraqi police recruiting station and an individual-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

Maj. William F. Hecker, III, 37, of St. Louis, and

Capt. Christopher P. Petty, 33, of Vienna, Va., and

Sgt. 1st Class Stephen J. White, 39, of Talladega, Ala., and

Sgt. Johnny J. Peralez, Jr., 25, of Kingsville, Texas, and

Pvt. Robbie M. Mariano, 21, of Stockton, Calif., died in An Najaf, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during convoy operations.

Sgt. Jason Lopezreyes, 29, of Hatillo, Puerto Rico, and

Spc. Ryan D. Walker, 25, of Stayton, Ore., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle during convoy operations.

Cpl. Albert P. Gettings, 27, of New Castle, Pa., and

Lance Cpl. Ryan S. McCurdy, 20, of Baton Rouge, La., died from wounds received as a result of enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

Sgt. Adam L. Cann, 23, of Davie, Fla., died from a suicide bomb attack on an Iraqi police recruitment center in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Lt. Col. Michael E. McLaughlin, 44, of Mercer, Pa., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was conducting a dismounted patrol at an Iraqi police recruiting station and an individual-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

January 1, 2006

Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Vanderhorn, 37, of Pierce, Wash., died in As Sinia, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations.

Sgt. 1st Class Jason L. Bishop, 31, of Williamstown, Ky., died in As Siniyah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during patrol operations.