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:
Staff Sgt. Timothy J. Roark, 29, of Houston; Army 4th Battalion, 123rd Aviation Regiment, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Killed Oct. 2 in Balad.
Spec. Jeremiah W. Robinson, 20, of Mesa, Ariz.; Army National Guard 860th Military Police Company, based in Phoenix. Died in Baghdad on Oct. 6 of injuries received there the previous day.
Pfc. Shayne M. Cabino, 19, of Canton, Mass.
Cpl. Nicholas O. Cherava, 21, of Ontonagon, Mich.
Lance Cpl. Jason L. Frye, 19, of Landisburg, Pa.
Lance Cpl. Patrick B. Kenny, 20, of Pittsburgh.
The four Marines were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. They were killed Oct. 6 near Karmah.
Lance Cpl. Carl L. Raines II, 20, of Coffee, Ala.
Lance Cpl. Daniel M. McVicker, 20, of Alliance, Ohio.
The two Marines were assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment 21, 2nd Force Service Support Group, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based in Cherry Point, N.C. They were killed Oct. 6 near Qaim.
Sgt. Eric A. Fifer, 22, of Knoxville, Tenn.
Pfc. Nicholas J. Greer, 21, of Monroe, Mich.
The two soldiers were assigned to Army 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. They died of injuries received in Haqlaniyah on Oct. 7; Fifer died in Asad, Greer in Haqlaniyah.
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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