U.S. Military Deaths in War With Iraq -- 2003

Sgt. Gregory A. Belanger, 24, of Narragansett, R.I., was killed in Al Hallia, Iraq. Belanger was in a vehicle that struck an improvised explosive device. Belanger died of his injuries.

Lt. Col. Anthony L. Sherman, 43, of Pottstown, Pa., died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Sherman died as a result of non-combat related injury.

August 25, 2003

Pfc. Pablo Manzano, 19, B Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, V Corps, Bamberg, Germany, of Heber, Calif., died in Logistical Support Area Dogwood, Iraq. Manzano died as a result of a non-combat weapons discharge.

August 23, 2003

Spc. Stephen M. Scott, 21, of Lawton, Okla., died in Baghdad, Iraq. Scott died as a result of non-combat injuries.

Pfc. Vorn J. Mack, 19, of Orangeburg, S.C., died near the Hadithah Dam, west of Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Mack jumped into the Euphrates River to take a swim and did not resurface. A search party found Mack's body downstream on Aug. 24.

August 21, 2003

Pfc. Michael S. Adams, 20, of Spartanburg, S.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq. Adams was participating in a small arms fire exercise on the range when a bullet ricocheted and ignited a fire in the building. He died as a result of injuries sustained during the fire.

Lt. Kylan A. Jones-Huffman, 31, of Aptos, Calif., was killed in Al Hillah, Iraq, by an unidentified gunman. Jones-Huffman was on temporary duty with the I Marine Expeditionary Force.

August 20, 2003

Staff Sgt. Bobby C. Franklin, 38, of Mineral Bluff, Ga., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Franklin died of injuries sustained by an improvised explosive device.

Sgt. Kenneth W. Harris Jr., 23, of Charlotte, Tenn., was killed in Scania, Iraq. Harris was fatally injured in a two-vehicle accident while driving south on the main supply route. Another soldier was also injured in the incident.

August 29, 2003

Spc. Eric R. Hull, 23, of Uniontown, Pa., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Hull was in a military vehicle returning from the airport when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device. Hull died of his injuries.

August 14, 2003

Pfc. David M. Kirchhoff, 31, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, died in Landstuhl, Germany. Pfc. Kirchhoff suffered a non-hostile injury on Aug. 8 and died on Aug. 14.

August 13, 2003

Sgt. Steven W. White, 29, of Lawton, Okla., was killed in Tikrit, Iraq. White died of injuries sustained when his M-113 armored personnel carrier hit an antitank mine.

August 12, 2003

Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr., 37, of Guilford, Conn., died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. A fellow soldier tried to wake Eaton and noticed he was not breathing.

Pfc. Daniel R. Parker, 18, of Lake Elsinore, Calif., died in Mosul, Iraq. Parker was thrown from his vehicle when the driver swerved to avoid an oncoming vehicle in another lane.

Pfc. Timmy R. Brown, Jr., 21, of Conway, Pa., was killed in Taji, Iraq. Brown was in a convoy when he was injured by an explosive device.

Sgt. Taft V. Williams, 29, of New Orleans, La., was killed on Aug. 12 near Ar Ramadi, Iraq. Williams was in a convoy when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

August 10, 2003

Staff Sgt. David S. Perry, 36, of Bakersfield, Calif., was killed in Baquabah, Iraq. He was inspecting a suspicious package when it exploded and fatally injured him.

August 9, 2003

Sgt. Floyd G. Knighten, Jr., 55, of Olla, La., died as a result of a non-combat related cause while in a convoy from Camp Bilad heading to Camp Pennsylvania in Iraq.

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