U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq -- 2006

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

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