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:
Cpl. Carlos Pineda, 23, of Los Angeles. 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died June 24 from wounds received in Fallujah.
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher W. Phelps, 39, of Louisville, Ky. 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based in Fort Carson, Colo. Killed June 23 in Baghdad.
Pfc. Veashna Muy, 20, of Los Angeles.
Cpl. Chad W. Powell, 22, of West Monroe, La.
Both were assigned to the 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed June 23 in Fallujah.
Spec. Charles A. Kaufman, 20, of Fairchild, Wis. Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, based at Arcadia, Wis. Killed June 26 in Baghdad.
Sgt. Joseph M. Tackett, 22, of Whitehouse, Ky. 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Killed June 23 in Baghdad.
Sgt. Arnold Duplantier II, 26, of Sacramento. Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, based at Auburn, Calif. Killed June 22 in Baghdad.
All troops were killed in action unless otherwise indicated.
Total fatalities include five civilian employees of the Defense Department.
A full list of casualties is available online at www.washingtonpost.com/nation
SOURCE: Defense Department's
The Washington Post