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:
Sgt. 1st Class Victor A. Anderson, 39, of Ellaville, Ga.;
Staff Sgt. David R. Jones Sr., 45, of Augusta, Ga.;
Sgt. Ronnie L. Shelley Sr., 34, of Valdosta, Ga.;
The three soldiers were assigned to Army National Guard 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, based in Albany, Ga. They were killed July 30 in Baghdad.
Spec. Jerry L. Ganey Jr., 29, of Folkstone, Ga.;
Spec. Mathew V. Gibbs, 21, of Ambrose, Ga.;
Sgt. 1st Class Charles H. Warren, 36, of Duluth, Ga.;
The three soldiers were assigned to Army National Guard 648th Engineer Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade, based in Statesboro, Ga. They were killed Aug. 3 in Baghdad.
Lance Cpl. Adam J. Strain, 20, of Smartville, Calif.; 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed Aug. 3 in Ramadi.
Lance Cpl. Timothy M. Bell Jr., 22, of West Chesterfield, Ohio;
Lance Cpl. Eric J. Bernholtz, 23, of Grove City, Ohio;
Lance Cpl. Michael J. Cifuentes, 25, of Fairfield, Ohio;
Lance Cpl. Christopher J. Dyer, 19, of Cincinnati;
Sgt. Justin F. Hoffman, 27, of Delaware, Ohio;
Cpl. David Kenneth J. Kreuter, 26, of Cincinnati;
Lance Cpl. Aaron H. Reed, 21, of Chillicothe, Ohio;
Lance Cpl. Edward A. Schroeder II, 23, of Columbus, Ohio;
Lance Cpl. William B. Wrightman, 22, of Sabina, Ohio;
The nine Marines were assigned to Marine Forces Reserve 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Columbus, Ohio.
Lance Cpl. Nicholas William B. Bloem, 20, of Belgrade, Mont.; Marine Forces Reserve 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in Billings, Mont.
Lance Cpl. Grant B. Fraser, 22, of Anchorage; Marine Forces Reserve 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based at Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.
Sgt. Bradley J. Harper, 25, of Dresden, Ohio; Marine Forces Reserve 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in Norfolk, Va.
Cpl. David S. Stewart, 24, of Bogalusa, La.;
Lance Cpl. Kevin G. Waruinge, 22, of Tampa;
The two Marines were assigned to Marine Forces Reserve 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, based in Gulfport, Miss.
All 14 Marines were killed Aug. 3 in Haditha.
Staff Sgt. Chad J. Simon, 32, of Madison, Wis.; Marine Forces Reserve 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Madison. Died Aug. 4 from wounds received Nov. 8 in Babil.
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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