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

Spc. Eugene A. Uhl III, 21, of Amherst, Wis. Uhl was was killed when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.

November 14, 2003

Spc. Irving Medina, 22, of Middletown, N.Y., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Medina was traveling in a convoy when it struck an improvised explosive device.

November 13, 2003

Pfc. Jacob S. Fletcher, 28, of Bay Shore, N.Y., was killed in Samara, Iraq. Fletcher was riding on a bus when an improvised explosive device exploded. Fletcher died of his injuries.

Sgt. Joseph Minucci II, 23, of Richeyville, Pa, was killed in Samara, Iraq. Minucci was riding on a bus when an improvised explosive device exploded. Minucci died of his injuries.

November 12, 2003

Spc. Robert A. Wise, 21, of Tallahassee, Fla., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Wise was on a mounted patrol when an improvised explosive device exploded.

Staff Sgt. Nathan J. Bailey, 46, of Nashville, Tenn., died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Bailey died from a non-hostile gunshot wound.

November 11, 2003

Spc. Genaro Acosta, 26, of Fair Oaks, Calif., was killed in Taji, Iraq. Acosta was on patrol when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle hit and detonated two improvised explosive devices. Acosta died of his injuries.

Spc. Marlon P. Jackson, 25, of Jersey City, N.J., was killed in Tampa, Iraq. Jackson died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device exploded on the road.

November 9, 2003

Sgt. Nicholas A. Tomko, 24, of Pittsburgh, Pa., was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Tomko was the door gunner in a convoy vehicle when his team came under small arms attack. The soldier died of his injuries.

November 8, 2003

Army Sgt. Linda C. Jimenez, 39, of Brooklyn, N.Y., died at WRAMC. On Oct. 31, 2003, Jimenez fell and was injured. She was taken to the 28th Combat Support Hospital and later evacuated to Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center. Subsequently, she was moved to WRAMC where she later died.

Staff Sgt. Gary L. Collins, 32, of Hardin, Texas, was killed in Fallujah, Iraq. Collins was riding in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle when it hit an improvised explosive device. The soldier died of his injuries.

Staff Sgt. Mark D. Vasquez, 35, of Port Huron, Mich., was killed in Fallujah, Iraq. Vasquez was in a Bradley Fighting Vehicle that was struck by an improvised explosive device. The soldier died of his injuries.

Pvt. Kurt R. Frosheiser, 22, of Des Moines, Iowa, was killed in Baghdad, Iraq. Frosheiser was the driver of a vehicle on mounted patrol when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

November 7, 2003

Staff Sgt. Morgan D. Kennon, 23, of Memphis, Tenn., was killed in Mosul, Iraq. Kennon was guarding a bank in downtown Mosul when his position came under rocket-propelled grenade attack.

Capt. Benedict J. Smith, 29, of Monroe City, Mo., was killed when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was traveling in was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq. The Black Hawk was shot down by unknown enemy ordnance.

Command Sgt. Maj. Cornell W. Gilmore, 45, of Baltimore, Md. was killed when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was traveling in was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq. The Black Hawk was shot down by unknown enemy ordnance.

Chief Warrant Officer (CW5) Sharon T. Swartworth, 43, of Virginia was killed when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter she was traveling in was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq. The Black Hawk was shot down by unknown enemy ordnance.

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