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:
Seaman Apprentice Robert D. Macrum, 22, of Sugarland, Tex.; USS Princeton, Nimitz Carrier Strike Group. Lost at sea; last seen the evening of Sept. 12 while the ship was underway in the Persian Gulf.
Spec. Mike T. Sonoda Jr., 34, of Fallbrook, Calif.; Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, based in Fullerton, Calif. Killed Sept. 22 in Baghdad.
Sgt. Andrew J. Derrick, 25, of Columbia, S.C.; 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, based at Fort Hood, Tex. Killed Sept. 23 near Baghdad.
Sgt. Brian E. Dunlap, 34, of Vista, Calif.; Marine Forces Reserve 2nd Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, based in Los Alamitos, Calif. Killed Sept. 24 in Taqaddum.
Sgt. Howard P. Allen, 31, of Mesa, Ariz.; Army National Guard 860th Military Police Company, based in Phoenix. Killed Sept. 26 in Baghdad.
Sgt. 1st Class Casey E. Howe, 32, of Philadelphia, N.Y.
Master Sgt. Tulsa T. Tuliau, 33, of Watertown, N.Y.
The two soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 314th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division, based at Fort Drum, N.Y. They were killed Sept. 26 in Baghdad.
Sgt. Andrew P. Wallace, 25, of Oshkosh, Wis.
Spec. Michael J. Wending, 20, of Mayville, Wis.
The two soldiers were assigned to Army National Guard 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry Regiment, 32nd Infantry Brigade, based in Fond du Lac, Wis. They were killed Sept. 26 in Shaibah.
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 www.defenselink.mil/news
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