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:











Pfc. Cole W. Larsen, 19, of Canyon Country, Calif.; 272nd Military Police Company, 21st Theater Support Command, based in Mannheim, Germany. Died Nov. 13, when a civilian vehicle struck his military vehicle in Baghdad.

Pfc. Isaiah R. Hunt, 20, of Green Bay, Wis.; 782nd Main Support Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Died Nov. 15 when the driver of his military vehicle struck another vehicle in Baghdad.

Pfc. Jose Ricardo Flores-Mejia, 21, of Santa Clarita, Calif.; 25th Transportation Company, based at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Killed Nov. 16 in Mosul.

Spec. Daniel James McConnell, 27, of Duluth, Minn.; 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, based at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Killed Nov. 16 in Kirkuk.

Staff Sgt. Marshall H. Caddy, 27, of Nags Head, N.C..

1st Lt. Luke C. Wullenwaber, 24, of Lewiston, Idaho.

Both soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, based at Camp Greaves, South Korea. Both were killed Nov. 16 in Khaldiyah.

Cpl. Lance M. Thompson, 21, of Upland, Ind.; 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Sgt. Christopher T. Heflin, 26, of Paducah, Ky.; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment.

Both Marines were assigned to 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed Nov. 15 in Anbar province, which includes Fallujah.

Lance Cpl. William L. Miller, 22, of Pearland, Tex.; 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Nov. 15 in Anbar.

Lance Cpl. Louis w. Qualls, 20, of Temple, Tex.; 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Grand Prairie, Tex. Killed Nov. 16 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

SOURCE: Defense Department's

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