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:

2,108

Fatalities

In

hostile

actions:

1,649

In

non-hostile

actions:

459

Pfc. John W. Dearing, 21, of Hazel Park, Mich. Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, based in Saginaw, Mich. Killed Nov. 21 in Habbaniyah.

Sgt. Denis J. Gallardo, 22, of St. Petersburg, Fla. 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based at Fort Carson, Colo. Died Nov. 22 in Tall Afar of a noncombat illness.

Staff Sgt. Aram J. Bass, 25, of Niagara Falls, N.Y.

Sgt. William B. Meeuwsen, 24, of Kingwood, Tex.

The two soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. They were killed Nov. 23 in Baghdad.

Spec. Allen J. Knop, 22, of Willowick, Ohio. 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Died Nov. 23 in Baghdad of noncombat injuries.

Pfc. Ryan D. Christensen, 22, of Spring Lake Heights, N.J. 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga. Died Nov. 24 at the Medical University of Charleston, S.C., of a noncombat illness identified in Balad on Nov. 10.

Pfc. Marc A. Delgado, 21, of Lithia, Fla.

Staff Sgt. Steven C. Reynolds, 32, of Jordan, N.Y.

The two soldiers were assigned to Army 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, based at Fort Lewis, Wash. They were killed Nov. 24 in Baghdad.

Sgt. 1st Class Eric P. Pearrow, 40, of Peoria, Ill. 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, based at Fort Carson, Colo. Died Nov. 24 in Baghdad in a tank accident.

Spec. Javier A. Villanueva, 25, of Temple, Tex. 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, based at Fort Irwin, Calif. Died Nov. 24 in Asad of wounds received Nov. 23 in Hit.

Spec. Gregory L. Tull, 20, of Pocahontas, Iowa. Army National Guard 1st Battalion, 194th Field Artillery, based in Storm Lake, Iowa. Killed Nov. 25 in Anbar province.

Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus, 40, of St. Paul, Minn. Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Killed Nov. 26 near Taqaddum.

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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