Iraq War Deaths
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. Eric T. Burri, 21, of Wyoming, Mich.; 623rd Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed June 7 in Baghdad.
Lt. Col. Terrence K. Crowe, 44, of New York; Army Reserve 10th Battalion, 98th Regiment, 4th Brigade, 98th Division, based in Lodi, N.J. Killed June 7 in Tall Afar.
Sgt. Roberto Arizola Jr., 31, of Laredo, Tex. 297th Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, based at Fort Gordon, Ga. Killed June 8 in Baghdad.
Capt. Phillip T. Esposito, 30, of Suffern, N.Y.;
1st Lt. Louis E. Allen, 34, of Milford, Pa.;
Both soldiers were assigned to Army National Guard Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division, based in Troy, N.Y. They died June 8 in Tikrit of injuries received there June 7.
1st Lt. Michael J. Fasnacht, 25, of Columbus, Ga.; 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Benning, Ga. Killed June 8 in Tikrit.
Pfc. Douglas E. Kashmer, 27, of Sharon, Pa.; Army 70th Transportation Company, based in Mannheim, Germany. Killed June 8 in Nippur.
Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch, 22, of Saint Anthony, Idaho.; Marine Forces Reserve 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in Boise, Idaho.
Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez, 20, of Seattle; 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif.
Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, 23, of Strongsville, Ohio; Marine Forces Reserve 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Akron, Ohio.
Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour, 21, of Saint Louisville, Ohio; Marine Forces Reserve 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Akron, Ohio.
Cpl. Brad D. Squires, 26, of Middleburg Heights, Ohio; Marine Forces Reserve 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Akron, Ohio.
All five Marines died June 9 in Haqlaniyah.
All troops were killed in action unless
Total fatalities include four civilian
employees of the Defense Department.
A full list of casualties is available online at
SOURCE: Defense Department's www.defenselink.mil/news
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