Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
August 2007

Monthly Summaries References
87 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Sgt. 1st Class Travis S. Bachman 30 01 August 2007 714th Security Force, Kansas Army National Guard, assigned to 13th SC(E) Killed when an IED detonated near vehicle while conducting a combat logistics patrol in the vicinity of Al Basrah, Iraq August 1 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 1 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Al Basrah, Iraq
2 Master Sgt. Julian Ingles Rios 52 02 August 2007 130th Engineer Bn, of the Puerto Rico National Guard, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 2 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 2 in Baghdad when HMMWV was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade
3 Staff Sgt. Fernando Santos 29 02 August 2007 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital August 2
4 Spc. Cristian Rojas-Gallego 24 02 August 2007 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital August 2
5 Spc. Eric D. Salinas 25 02 August 2007 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital August 2
6 Lance Cpl. Cristian Vasquez 20 02 August 2007 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died August 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
7 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 August 2007 MNC-I Died of wounds suffered when an IED detonated next to vehicle during combat operations near Baghdad August 4, 2007
8 Spc. Braden J. Long 19 04 August 2007 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 4 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 4 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained when hmmwv came under grenade attack
9 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 August 2007 TF Marne Killed when an IED struck a convoy August 4, south of Baghdad
10 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 August 2007 TF Marne Killed when an IED struck a convoy August 4, south of Baghdad
11 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 August 2007 TF Marne Killed when an IED struck a convoy August 4, south of Baghdad
12 Spc. Charles E. Leonard Jr. 29 05 August 2007 1st Bn, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 5. / DoD Release: Died August 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck by a rocket propelled grenade
13 Tech. Sgt. Joey D. Link 29 05 August 2007 39th Airlift Squadron DoD Release: Died of natural causes at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, Aug. 5
14 Spc. Justin R. Blackwell 27 05 August 2007 59th MP Co., 759th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Died of wounds suffered during combat operations in Baghdad August 5 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire
15 Pvt. Jeremy S. Bohannon 18 05 August 2007 59th MP Co., 759th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Died of wounds suffered during combat operations in Baghdad August 5 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire
16 Spc. Christopher T. Neiberger 22 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 18th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an EFP detonated targeting vehicle during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 6
17 Staff Sgt. Jacob M. Thompson 26 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
18 Sgt. Nicholas A. Gummersall 23 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
19 Cpl. Juan M. Alcantara 22 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
20 Spc. Kareem R. Khan 20 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
21 Sgt. Jon E. Bonnell Jr. 22 06 August 2007 1st Bn, 11th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died Aug. 7 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
22 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 07 August 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital when an IED detonated near patrol Aug. 7
23 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 07 August 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 7 in a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province
24 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 07 August 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
25 Cpl. Reynold Armand 21 07 August 2007 2nd Assault Amphibian Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Aug. 7 in Balad, Iraq
26 Spc. Donald M. Young 19 08 August 2007 1st Bn, 5th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations Aug. 7 in Baghdad
27 Sgt. Michael E. Tayaotao 27 09 August 2007 7th Engineer Support Bn, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF DoD Release: Died Aug. 9 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
28 Staff Sgt. Alicia A. Birchett 29 09 August 2007 887th Engineer Co., 326th Engineer Bn, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died Aug. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident Aug. 8 in Baghdad
29 Staff Sgt. Joan J. Duran 24 10 August 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died in a non-combat related incident / DoD Release: Died August 10 in Iraq of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident
30 Pfc. William L. Edwards 23 11 August 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by small arms fire while conducting a dismounted patrol southeast of Baghdad August 11 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 11 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire
31 Staff Sgt. William D. Scates 31 11 August 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an explosion during combat operations south of Baghdad Aug. 11
32 Sgt. Scott L. Kirkpatrick 26 11 August 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an explosion during combat operations south of Baghdad Aug. 11
33 Sgt. Andrew W. Lancaster 23 11 August 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an explosion during combat operations south of Baghdad Aug. 11
34 Spc. Justin O. Penrod 24 11 August 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an explosion during combat operations south of Baghdad Aug. 11
35 Spc. Alun R. Howells 20 13 August 2007 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 13 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy direct fire
36 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 13 August 2007 TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Ninewah Province
37 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 13 August 2007 TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Ninewah Province
38 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 13 August 2007 TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Ninewah Province
39 Pfc. Shawn D. Hensel 20 14 August 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 14 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds during an enemy attack
40 Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson 31 14 August 2007 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed
41 Chief Warrant Officer Jackie L. McFarlane Jr 30 14 August 2007 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed
42 Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher 29 14 August 2007 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed
43 Staff Sgt. Stanley B. Reynolds 37 14 August 2007 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed
44 Spc. Steven R. Jewell 26 14 August 2007 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Aug. 14 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when their helicopter crashed
45 Sgt. Princess C. Samuels 22 15 August 2007 HHT, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an area north of the Iraqi capital Aug. 15 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 15 in Taji, Iraq, when the enemy attacked using indirect fire
46 Spc. Zandra T. Walker 28 15 August 2007 4th Bn, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Aviation Cavalry BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an area north of the Iraqi capital Aug. 15 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 15 in Taji, Iraq, when the enemy attacked using indirect fire
47 Staff Sgt. Robert R. Pirelli 29 15 August 2007 3rd Bn, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne) DoD Release: Died Aug. 15 in Iraq of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire
48 Staff Sgt. Paul B. Norris 30 16 August 2007 401st MP Co., 720th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Died of non-battle related causes August 16 in Baghdad
49 Spc. Kamisha J. Block 20 16 August 2007 401st MP Co., 720th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Died of non-battle related cause in Baghdad
50 Pfc. Willard M. Kerchief III 21 16 August 2007 4th Bn, 9th Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died of wounds sustained from enemy gunfire in Baghdad Province / DoD Release: Died died Aug. 16 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire during combat operations in Taramiyah, Iraq
51 1st Lt. Jonathan W. Edds 24 17 August 2007 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a patrol in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 17 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle using an IED and small arms fire
52 Capt. Michael S. Fielder 35 19 August 2007 248th Medical Det., HHC, 44th Medical Command, XVIII Airborne Corps, MNC-I Died of non-battle related causes August 19 in Baghdad
53 Pfc. Donovan D. Witham 20 21 August 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Died Aug. 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
54 Staff Sgt. Sandy R. Britt 30 21 August 2007 1st Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit during combat operations
55 Capt. Corry P. Tyler 29 22 August 2007 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
56 Chief Warrant Officer Paul J. Flynn 28 22 August 2007 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
57 Sgt. Matthew L. Tallman 30 22 August 2007 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
58 Spc. Rickey L. Bell 21 22 August 2007 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
59 Capt. Derek A. Dobogai 26 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
60 Staff Sgt. Jason L. Paton 25 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
61 Sgt. Garrett I. McLead 23 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
62 Cpl. Jeremy P. Bouffard 21 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
63 Cpl. Phillip J. Brodnick 25 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
64 Cpl. Joshua S. Harmon 20 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
65 Cpl. Nathan C. Hubbard 21 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
66 Spc. Michael A. Hook 25 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
67 Spc. Jessy G. Pollard 22 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
68 Spc. Tyler R. Seideman 20 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd Infantry BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died when the aircraft they were riding went down in northern Iraq / Updated Release
69 Pfc. Omar E. Torres 20 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an area west of the Iraqi capital Aug. 22 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit during combat operations
70 Pfc. Edgar E. Cardenas 34 22 August 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 22 in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
71 Sgt. 1st Class Adrian M. Elizalde 30 23 August 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
72 Sgt. 1st Class Michael J. Tully 33 23 August 2007 2nd Bn, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) DoD Release: Died Aug. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
73 Sgt. 1st Class David A. Heringes 36 24 August 2007 1st Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died Aug. 24 as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion earlier in the day while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 24 near Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his unit during combat operations in Bayji, Iraq
74 Lance Cpl. Matthew S. Medlicott 21 25 August 2007 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 25 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 25 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
75 Lance Cpl. Rogelio A. Ramirez 21 26 August 2007 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 26, while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
76 Sgt. Joshua L. Morley 22 26 August 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed by enemy gunfire in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 26 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their unit during combat operations
77 Spc. Tracy C. Willis 21 26 August 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed by enemy gunfire in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 26 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their unit during combat operations
78 Sgt. James S. Collins Jr. 35 28 August 2007 303rd Military Police Co. (Combat Support), U.S. Army Reserve, MNC-Iraq Died of wounds suffered during combat operations in the vicinity of Kirkuk Aug. 28 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 28 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered during combat operations
79 Capt. Erick M. Foster 29 29 August 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed by an explosion near his vehicle while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, August 29 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 29 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations in Muqdadiyah, Iraq
80 Cpl. John C. Tanner 21 29 August 2007 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
81 Spc. Edward L. Brooks 25 29 August 2007 1st Bn, 77th Armor, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division assigned to MNF-West Died Aug. 29 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
82 Staff Sgt. Andrew P. Nelson 22 29 August 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 29 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
83 Pvt. Justin T. Sanders 22 29 August 2007 2d Bn, 8th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Divisionn DoD Release: Died Aug. 29 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident
84 Staff Sgt. Jason M. Butkus 34 30 August 2007 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Aug. 30 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
85 Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Scheibner 40 30 August 2007 2d Bn, 12th Field Artillery, 4th Striker BCT, 2d Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 30 in Al Noor, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an IED
86 Spc. Travis M. Virgadamo 19 30 August 2007 3d Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2d BCT, 3d Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 30 in Taji, Iraq, in a non-combat related incide
87 Sgt. Kevin A. Gilbertson 24 31 August 2007 1st Bn, 77th Armor, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Aug. 31 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations Aug. 29 in Ramadi, Iraq




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