Iraq Casualties

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:

1,214

Fatalities

In

hostile

actions:

944

In

non-hostile

actions:

270

Lance Cpl. Jeramy A. Ailes, 22, of Gilroy, Calif.; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.

Cpl. Marc T. Ryan, 25, of Gloucester, N.J.; 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Lance Cpl. James E. Swain, 20, of Kokomo, Ind.; Headquarters Battalion.

Capt. Patrick Marc M. Rapicault, 34, of St. Augustine, Fla.; 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Lance Cpl. Antoine D. Smith, 22, of Orlando; 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Lance Cpl. Shane E. Kielon, 23, of La Vista, Neb.; 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Cpl. Dale A. Burger Jr., 21, Port Deposit, Md.; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.

Cpl. Andres H. Perez, 21, of Santa Cruz, Calif.; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.

Lance Cpl. George J. Payton, 20, of Culver City, Calif.; 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

All nine Marines' units belong to the 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. All were killed in Anbar province, which includes Fallujah. Payton, Perez and Burger were killed Nov. 14; the others were killed Nov. 15.

Lance Cpl. Bradley L. Parker, 19, of Marion, W.Va.; 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment.

Lance Cpl. Travis R. Desiato, 19, of Bedford, Mass.; 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment.

Both Marines' units belong to the 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. They were killed Nov. 15 in Anbar.

Sgt. Rafael Peralta, 25, of San Diego; 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force, based in Hawaii. Killed Nov. 15 in Anbar.

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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