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. Adrian J. Butler, 28, of East Lansing, Mich.
Spec. John O. Tollefson, 22, of Fond du Lac, Wis.
The two soldiers were assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, based at Fort Hood, Tex. They were killed July 27 in Ashraf.
Lance Cpl. Roger D. Castleberry Jr., 26, of Austin; Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in San Antonio.
Cpl. Jeffrey A. Boskovitch, 25, of Seven Hills, Ohio.
Sgt. David J. Coullard, 32, of Glastonbury, Conn.
Lance Cpl. Daniel N. Deyarmin Jr., 22, of Tallmadge, Ohio.
Lance Cpl. Brian P. Montgomery, 26, of Willoughby, Ohio.
Sgt. Nathaniel S. Rock, 26, of Toronto, Ohio.
The latter five were assigned to the Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Brook Park, Ohio. All six were killed Aug. 1 in Haditha.
Sgt. James R. Graham III, 25, of Coweta, Okla.; Marine Reserve's 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in Broken Arrow, Okla. Killed Aug. 1 in Hit.
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
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