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. Hatim S. Kathiria, 23, of Fort Worth; 703rd Forward Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Killed Aug. 22 in Baghdad.
Master Sgt. Chris S. Chapin, 39, of Proctor, Vt.; Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 124th Regiment, based at Colchester, Vt. Killed Aug. 23 in Ramadi.
Sgt. 1st Class Trevor J. Diesing, 30, of Plum City, Wis.; Army Special Operations Command, based at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Master Sgt. Ivica Jerak, 42, of Houston; Army Special Operations Command, based at Fort Bragg, N.C.
Cpl. Timothy M. Shea, 22, of Sonoma, Calif.; 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, based at Fort Benning, Ga.
All three were killed Aug. 25 in Husaybah.
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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