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:

2,075 Fatalities


hostile actions: 1,625


non-hostile actions:


Staff Sgt. Michael C. Parrott, 49, of Timnath, Colo.; Army National Guard Joint Forces Headquarters, based in Cheyenne, Wyo. Died Nov. 10 in Balad of wounds received earlier that day in Khaldiyah.

Sgt. Joshua A. Terando, 27, of Morris, Ill. Reservist assigned to Army National Guard 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, based in Washington, Pa. Died Nov. 10 in Taqaddum of wounds received earlier that day in Khaldiyah.

Lance Cpl. Daniel F. Swaim, 19, of Yadkinville, N.C.; 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Nov. 10 in Karabilah.

Sgt. Tyrone L. Chisholm, 27, of Savannah, Ga.; 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based at Fort Carson, Colo. Killed Nov. 11 in Tall Afar.

Lance Cpl. David A. Mendez Ruiz, 20, of Cleveland.

Lance Cpl. Scott A. Zubowski, 20, of Manchester, Ind.

The two Marines were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Twentynine Palms, Calif. They were killed Nov. 12 in Amiriyah.

Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Sutherland, 33, of West Deptford, N.J.; 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, based at Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Killed Nov. 12 in Qadisiyah in noncombat vehicle accident.

Cpl. John M. Longoria, 21, of Nixon, Tex.

Maj. Ramon J. Mendoza Jr., 37, of Columbus, Ohio.

Lance Cpl. Christopher M. McCrackin, 20, of Liverpool, Tex.

The three Marines were assigned to Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. They were killed Nov. 14 in New Ubaydi.

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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