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:











Sgt. Donald J. Hasse, 28, of Wichita Falls, Tex.

Sgt. Jerry W. Mills Jr., 23, of Arkansas City, Kan.

The two soldiers were assigned to 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, based at Fort Riley, Kan. They were killed Nov. 29 in Taji.

Sgt. Grzegorz Jakoniuk, 25, of Schiller Park, Ill.; 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed Nov. 30 in Taji.

Staff Sgt. William D. Richardson, 30, of Houston; Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, based at Camp Pendleton, Calif. Died Nov. 30 in a noncombat vehicle accident near Taqaddum.

Cpl. William G. Taylor, 26, of Macon, Ga.; 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed Nov. 30 in Fallujah.

Sgt. 1st Class Brent A. Adams, 40, of West View, Pa.; Army National Guard 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 28th Infantry Division, based in Washington, Pa. Killed Dec. 1 in Ramadi.

Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Clay, 27, of Pensacola, Fla.

Lance Cpl. John M. Holmason, 20, of Surprise, Ariz.

Lance Cpl. David A. Huhn, 24, of Portland, Mich.

Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, 19, of Naperville, Ill.

Lance Cpl. Robert A. Martinez, 20, of Splendora, Tex.

Cpl. Anthony T. McElveen, 20, of Little Falls, Minn.

Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen, 24, Hennepin, Minn.

Lance Cpl. Andrew G. Patten, 19, of Byron, Ill.

Sgt. Andy A. Stevens, 29, of Tomah, Wis.

Lance Cpl. Craig N. Watson, 21, of Union City, Mich.

The 10 Marines were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Twentynine Palms, Calif. They were killed Dec. 1 in Fallujah.

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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