Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
April 2009

Monthly Summaries References
19 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Sgt. Daniel J. Beard 24 03 Apr 2009 147th Postal Company, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, 3rd Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Died as a result of non-combat related causes Apr. 3 / DoD Release: Died April 3 in Al Diwaniyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
2 Lance Cpl. Stephen F. Dearmon 21 03 Apr 2009 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II MEF , MNF-West Died as the result of a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province April 3 / DoD Release: Died April 3 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq
3 Spc. Israel Candelaria Mejias 28 05 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 2nd Infantry in TF 3rd Bn, 66th Armor, 172nd Infantry BCT Died as a result of operations in Diyala province, Iraq, April 5 / DoD Release: Died April 5 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when a mine detonated near him during combat operations
4 Staff Sgt. Gary L. Woods Jr. 24 10 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed from a suicide VBIED attack earlier in Mosul. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in the southwest section of the city
5 Staff Sgt. Bryan E. Hall 32 10 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed from a suicide VBIED attack earlier in Mosul. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in the southwest section of the city
6 Sgt. Edward W. Forrest Jr. 25 10 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed from a suicide VBIED attack earlier in Mosul. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in the southwest section of the city
7 Cpl. Jason G. Pautsch 20 10 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed from a suicide VBIED attack earlier in Mosul. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in the southwest section of the city
8 PV2 Bryce E. Gautier 22 10 Apr 2009 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed from a suicide VBIED attack earlier in Mosul. The suicide truck bomb exploded near the Iraqi National Police headquarters in the southwest section of the city
9 Sgt. Christopher D. Loza 24 10 Apr 2009 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry, 56th Infantry BCT, 36th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Apr. 10, 2009, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of a non-combat related illness after becoming ill 17 March in Radwaniyah, Iraq
10 Spc. Michael J. Anaya 23 12 Apr 2009 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division Died of wounds sustained when an IED detonated in Salah-ad Din Province, April 12 / DoD Release: Died April 12 in Bayji, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his vehicle
11 Sgt. Raul Moncada 29 13 Apr 2009 563rd MP Co., 91st MP Bn, 10th Sustainment BDE, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Died of injuries sustained during an explosively formed projectile attack on a convoy five kilometers south of Karbalah, Iraq April 13 at approximately 7:40 a.m / DoD Release: Died April 13 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an explosive device detonated near his vehicle
12 Lance Cpl. Ray A. Spencer II 20 16 Apr 2009 3rd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, MNF-West Died as the result of a non-combat related incident here April 16 / DoD Release: Died April 16 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq
13 Cpl. Brad A. Davis 21 22 Apr 2009 82nd Brigade Support Bn, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, MND-Baghdad Died April 22 from combat related injuries while conducting a patrol in eastern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died April 22 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle
14 Cpl. William C. Comstock 21 22 Apr 2009 2nd Supply Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 25, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II MEF DoD Release: Died April 22 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq
15 CSM Benjamin Moore, Jr. 43 24 Apr 2009 2d Bn, 27th Infantry, 3d BCT, 25th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Apr 24 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident
16 Staff Sgt. Leroy O. Webster 28 25 Apr 2009 3rd Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-North Died from injuries sustained following an attack on a patrol in the Kirkuk Province of northern Iraq, April 25 / DoD Release: Died April 25 near Kirkuk, Iraq, after being shot while on a dismounted patrol
17 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 Apr 2009 MNF-West Killed while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province April 30
18 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 Apr 2009 MNF-West Killed while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province April 30
19 Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler J. Trahan 22 30 Apr 2009 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit Twelve but deployed with an East Coast based Navy SEAL team Killed while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province April 30 / DoD Release: Died on April 30 while conducting combat operations in Fallujah, Iraq




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