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. Mathew L. Deckard, 29, of Elizabethtown, Ky.
Spec. David H. Ford IV, 20, of Ironton, Ohio.
1st Sgt. Alan N. Gifford, 39, of Tallahassee.
The three soldiers were assigned to 4th Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. They were killed Sept. 16 in Baghdad.
Staff Sgt. Regilio E. Nelom, 45, of Queens, N.Y.; 249th Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed Sept. 17 in Asad.
1st Lt. Mark H. Dooley, 27, of Wallkill, N.Y.; Army National Guard 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), 42nd Infantry Division, based in Jericho, Vt.
Sgt. Michael Egan, 36, of Philadelphia; Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, based in Philadelphia.
Spec. William V. Fernandez, 37, of Reading, Pa.; Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, based in Philadelphia.
Spec. William L. Evans, 22, of Hallstead, Pa.; Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, based in Williamsport, Pa.
The four soldiers were killed Sept. 19 in Ramadi.
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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