Sgt. James S. Lee, 26

Mount Vernon, Ind.

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 142, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marietta, Ga.

The CH-47 Chinook helicopter they were on crashed in high winds in a desert plain near Ghazni, southwest of Kabul.

Sgt. Stephen C. High, 45

Spartanburg, S.C.

228th Signal Brigade, Army National Guard, Spartanburg, S.C.

Spec. Chrystal G. Stout, 23

Travelers Rest, S.C.

Maj. Edward J. Murphy, 36

Mount Pleasant, S.C.

Army Southern European Task Force, Camp Ederle, Italy

Pvt. Robert C. White III, 21

Camden, N.J.

864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional), Fort Lewis, Wash.

Died of non-combat-related injuries at Kandahar airfield.

Spec. Robert W. Defazio, 21

West Babylon, N.Y.

23rd Ordnance Company, Miesau, Germany

Died in Kandahar of a non-combat-related gunshot wound.

Sgt. 1st Class Allen C. Johnson, 31

Los Molinos, Calif.

1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

His unit was ambushed by guerrillas while on patrol near Khanaqin, southwest of Kabul.

Lance Cpl. Nicholas C. Kirven, 21


3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii

Shot after entering a cave in pursuit of insurgent forces after a firefight in Alishang, east of Kabul.

Cpl. Richard P. Schoener, 22

Hayes, La.

Pfc. Steven C. Tucker, 19

Grapevine, Tex.

2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy

His Humvee drove over a makeshift bomb during a patrol near Shinkay.

Pfc. Kyle M. Hemauer, 21

Manassas, Va.

3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Army National Guard, Manassas, Va.

Died of non-combat-related injuries.

Staff Sgt. Leroy E. Alexander, 27

Dale City, Va.

1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

A makeshift bomb exploded near their convoy vehicle in southeastern Afghanistan.

Capt. Charles D. Robinson, 29

Haddon Heights, N.J.

Pfc. Emmanuel Hernandez, 22

Yauco, Puerto Rico

319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Vicenza, Italy

Killed in a rocket attack on a helicopter landing zone at a military base in Shkin, near the border with Pakistan.

Sgt. Michael J. Kelley, 26

Scituate, Mass.

101st Field Artillery Battalion, Army National Guard, Rehoboth, Mass.

Sgt. 1st Class Victor H. Cervantes, 27

Stockton, Calif.

1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, N.C.

He was struck by small-arms fire while on patrol with Afghan forces in Orgun-E in Paktika province, in southeastern Afghanistan.

Staff Sgt. Christopher Piper, 43

Marblehead, Mass.

1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Died at Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., of injuries sustained on June 3 when a makeshift bomb detonated near his military vehicle in Orgun-E, Afghanistan.