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

Sgt. 1st Class Gladimir Philippe, 37, of Linden, N.J. was listed as killed in action when he and a fellow soldier failed to respond to a radio check. The soldier's remains were located in Taji, Iraq.

Pfc. Kevin C. Ott, 27, of Columbus, Ohio was listed as killed in action when he and a fellow soldier failed to respond to a radio check. The soldier's remains were located in Taji, Iraq.

June 24, 2003

Spc. Cedric L. Lennon, 32, of West Blocton, Ala., died from a noncombat-related cause in Baghdad, Iraq.

June 22, 2003

Spc. Orenthial J. Smith, 21, of Allendale, S.C., died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a convoy he was in was ambushed by small-arms fire.

June 19, 2003

Spc. Paul T. Nakamura, 21, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., died in Al Iskandariyah, Iraq. Nakamura was part of an ambulance crew transporting an injured soldier when the vehicle was hit by an RPG.

June 18, 2003

Pfc. Michael R. Deuel, 21, of Nemo, S.D., received fatal gunshot wounds while on guard duty at a propane distribution center in Baghdad, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. William T. Latham, 29, of Kingman, Ariz., died of wounds on June 18, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was participating in a raid at a suspected arms market in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was hit with shrapnel.

June 17, 2003

Sgt. Michael L. Tosto, 24, of Apex, N.C., died from a noncombat-related cause at Camp Wolf, Kuwait.

Pvt. Robert L. Frantz, 19, of San Antonio, died of injuries sustained in a grenade attack while he was on guard duty in Baghdad, Iraq.

June 16, 2003

Pvt. Shawn D. Pahnke, 25, of Shelbyville, Ind., received a fatal gunshot wound while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq.

Spc. Joseph D. Suell, 24, of Lufkin, Texas, died from a noncombat-related cause in Todjie, Iraq.

June 15, 2003

Pfc. Ryan Cox, 19, of Derby, Kan., died in Najaf, Iraq, of wounds suffered from what the Defense Department described as a "noncombat weapon discharge."

June 13, 2003

Andrew Pokorny, 30, of Naperville, Ill., died June 13 in Asad, Iraq, when his vehicle rolled over while he was returning from patrol.

June 12, 2003

Spc. John Klinesmith, 25, of Stockbridge, Ga., was found dead June 12 in a lake on a palace compound in Fallujah, Iraq. He had been last seen wading in the lake.

June 10, 2003

Pfc. Gavin Neighbor, 20, of Somerset, Ohio, died June 10 while off from guard duty in Baghdad, Iraq, after he was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.

June 8, 2003

Sgt. Michael Dooley, 23, of Pulaski, Va., died June 8 at a traffic control post in Asad, Iraq, when the occupants of a car asked for help and then opened fire.

June 7, 2003

Pvt. Jesse Halling, 19, of Indianapolis, died June 7 at a military police station in Tikrit, Iraq, when he and other troops were hit by rifle-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

June 6, 2003

Petty Officer 3rd Class Doyle Bollinger, 21, of Poteau, Okla., died June 6 near Baghdad, Iraq, when an ordnance accidentally exploded in the area where he was working.

Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class David Sisung, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., died June 6, 2003, while in the Persian Gulf. Sinsung died of a non-combat related injury.

Sgt. Travis Burkhardt, 26, of Edina, Mo., died June 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle rolled over during an escort mission.

June 5, 2003

Pfc. Branden Oberleitner, 20, of Worthington, Ohio, died June 5 in Fallujah, Iraq, while returning from patrol when his unit was fired on by a rocket-propelled grenade.

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