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:
Spec. Darren D. Howe, 21, of Beatrice, Neb.; 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Benning, Ga. Died Nov. 3 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio of injuries received Oct. 17 in Samarra.
Capt. Jeffrey P. Toczylowski, 30, of Upper Moreland, Pa.; 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, based in Boeblingen, Germany. Died Nov. 3 in Anbar province.
Sgt. 1st Class Daniel J. Pratt, 48, of Youngstown, Ohio; Army National Guard 211th Maintenance Company, based in Newark, Ohio. Died Nov. 3 in Nasiriyah of noncombat cause.
Staff Sgt. Kyle B. Wehrly, 28, of Galesburg, Ill.; Army National Guard 2nd Battalion, 123rd Field Artillery, based in Macomb, Ill. Killed Nov. 3 in Ashraf.
Spec. Timothy D. Brown, 23, of Cedar Springs, Mich.; Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, based in Saginaw, Mich. Killed Nov. 4 in Habbaniyah.
Staff Sgt. Jason A. Fegler, 24, of Virginia Beach; 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed Nov. 4 in Baghdad.
Capt. James M. Gurbisz, 25, of Eatontown, N.J.
Pfc. Dustin A. Yancey, 22, of Goose Creek, S.C.
The two soldiers were assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. They were killed Nov. 4 in Baghdad.
Lt. Col. Thomas A. Wren, 44, of Lorton; Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq, based in Tallil, Iraq. Died Nov. 5 in Tallil in a noncombat road accident.
Capt. Joel E. Cahill, 34, of Norwood, Mass.; 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Benning. Ga. Killed Nov. 6 in Dawr.
Sgt. 1st Class James F. Hayes, 48, of Barstow, Calif.; 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed Nov. 6 in Taji.
Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Sorensen, 26, of Boca Raton, Fla.; 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Nov. 6 in Husaybah.
Staff Sgt. Brian L. Freeman, 27, of Lucedale, Miss.
Spec. Robert C. Pope II, 22, of East Islip, N.Y.
Pfc. Mario A. Reyes, 19, of Las Cruces, N.M.
1st Lt. Justin S. Smith, 28, of Lansing, Mich.
The four soldiers were assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based at Fort Carson, Colo. They were killed Nov. 7 in Baghdad.
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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