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. James E. Estep, 26, of Leesburg, Fla.

Pfc. Travis J. Grigg, 24, of Inola, Okla.

Spec. Matthew J. Holley, 21, of San Diego.

Spec. Alexis Roman-Cruz, 33, of Brandon, Fla.

The four soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Roman-Cruz was killed Nov. 16 in Balad. The other three soldiers were killed Nov. 15 in Taji.

Lance Cpl. Roger W. Deeds, 24, of Biloxi, Miss.

Lance Cpl. John A. Lucente, 19, of Grass Valley, Calif.

2nd Lt. Donald R. McGlothlin, 26, of Lebanon, Va.

Cpl. Jeffry A. Rogers, 21, of Oklahoma City.

Cpl. Joshua J. Ware, 20, of Apache, Okla.

The five 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. 16 in Ubaydi.

Sgt. Jeremy E. Murray, 27, of Atwater, Ohio; 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed Nov. 16 near Haditha.

Pvt. Dylan R. Paytas, 20, of Freedom, Pa.; 3rd Brigade Troops Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Benning, Ga. Killed Nov. 16 in Baqubah.

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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