Total number of U.S. military deaths and names of the U.S. troops killed in the Iraq war as announced by the Pentagon yesterday:
Spec. Bryan L. Freeman, 31, of Lumberton, N.J.; 443rd Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, based in Warwick, R.I. Killed Nov. 8 in Baghdad.
Lance Cpl. Jeffrey Lam, 22, of Queens, N.Y.; Marine Corps Reserve 6th Communications Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Brooklyn, N.Y. Killed Nov. 8 in non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province.
Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Wisdom, 39, of Atchison, Kan.
Spec. Don A. Clary, 21, of Troy, Kan.
Both soldiers were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, based in Horton, Kan. Both were killed Nov. 8 in Baghdad.
Lance Cpl. Branden P. Ramey, 22, of Boone, Ill.; Marine Corps Reserve 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Chicago. Killed Nov. 8 in Babil province.
Staff Sgt. David G. Ries, 29, of Clark, Wash.; Marine Corps Reserve 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Portland, Ore. Killed Nov. 8 in Anbar.
Cpl. Nathaniel T. Hammond, 24, of Tulsa.
Lance Cpl. Shane K. O'Donnell, 24, of De Forest, Wis.
Both were assigned to Marine Corps Reserve 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Chicago. Both were killed Nov. 8 in Babil.
All troops were killed in action unless otherwise indicated.
Total fatalities include three civilian employees of the Defense Department.
A full list of casualties is available online at www.washingtonpost.com/nation
SOURCE: Defense Department's www.defenselink.mil/news
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