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 recently:

1,717

Fatalities

In

hostile

actions:

1,321

In

non-hostile

actions:

396

Pfc. Nathan B. Clemons, 20, of Winchester, Tenn.; 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed June 14 near Rutbah.

Sgt. Anthony G. Jones, 25, of Greenville, S.C.; 104th Transportation Company, 36th Engineer Group, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), based at Fort Benning, Ga. Killed June 14 in Baghdad.

Petty Officer 2nd Class Cesar O. Baez, 37, of Pomona, Calif.; 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward). Killed June 15 in Anbar province.

Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard, 19, of Montrose, Colo.; 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed June 15 near Ramadi.

All troops were killed in action unless otherwise indicated.

Total fatalities include four 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

The Washington Post