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 Lawrence E. Morrison, 45, of Yakima, Wash.; reservist assigned to Army Civil and Psychological Operations Command, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Died Sept. 19 in Baghdad of injuries suffered in Taji.

Sgt. Pierre A. Raymond, 28, of Lawrence, Mass.; Army Reserve 228th Forward Support Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, based in Harrisburg, Pa. Died Sept. 20 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of injuries suffered Sept. 15 in Ramadi.

Staff Sgt. William A. Allers III, 23, of Leitchfield, Ky.; Army National Guard 198th Military Police Battalion, 75th Troop Command, based in Louisville. Killed Sept. 20 near Khalis.

Sgt. Travis M. Arndt, 23, of Bozeman, Mont.; Army National Guard 163rd Cavalry Troop, 116th Brigade Combat Team, 42nd Infantry Division, based in Missoula, Mont. Died Sept. 21 in Kirkuk in a noncombat vehicle accident.

Spec. Scott P. McLaughlin, 29, of Hardwick, Vt.; Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 172nd Armor Regiment, 42nd Armor Division, based in St. Albans, Vt. Killed Sept. 22 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

SOURCE: Defense Department's

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