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:











Spec. Jacques E. Brunson, 30, of Americus, Ga.

Staff Sgt. Carl R. Fuller, 44, of Covington, Ga.

Sgt. James O. Kinlow, 35, of Thomson, Ga.

Sgt. John F. Thomas, 33, of Valdosta, Ga.

The four soldiers were assigned to Army National Guard 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, based in Albany, Ga. They were killed July 24 in Baghdad.

Capt. Benjamin D. Jansky, 28, of Oshkosh, Wis.; Army Reserve 983rd Engineer Battalion, based in Monclova, Ohio. Killed July 27 in Al Taqaddum.

Spec. Edward L. Myers, 21, of St. Joseph, Mo.; 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Killed July 27 in Samarra.

Lance Cpl. Christopher P. Lyons, 24, of Shelby, Ohio

Cpl. Andre L. Williams, 23, of Galloway, Ohio

The two Marines were assigned to Marine Reserve 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Columbus, Ohio. They were killed July 28 in Cykla Village.

Pvt. Ernesto R. Guerra, 20, of Long Beach, Calif.; 4-3rd Brigade Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Killed July 29 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

SOURCE: Defense Department's

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