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:

1,983

Fatalities

In

hostile

actions:

1,541

In

non-hostile

actions:

436

Lance Cpl. Daniel Scott R. Bubb, 19, of Grottoes, Va.; 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed Oct. 17 in Rutbah.

Chief Warrant Officer Paul J. Pillen, 28, of Keystone, S.D.; Army National Guard 249th Aviation, based in Rapid City, S.D. Died Oct. 17 in Salwa, Kuwait, in a noncombat incident.

Spec. Lucas A. Frantz, 22, of Tonganoxie, Kan.; 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Killed Oct. 18 in Mosul.

Lance Cpl. Norman W. Anderson III, 21, of Parkton, Md.; 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Oct. 19 in Karabilah.

Spec. Daniel D. Bartels, 22, of Huron S.D.; 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Killed Oct. 19 in Mosul.

Staff Sgt. Tommy I. Folks Jr., 31, of Amarillo, Tex.; Army National Guard 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry Regiment, 56th Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, based in Amarillo. Died Oct. 19 in Baghdad of injuries received in Iskandariyah the previous day.

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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