Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
August 2009

Monthly Summaries References
7 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm 19 04 August 2009 2nd Bn, 13th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Armored Division, MND-South Died of a non-combat related injury August 4 / DoD Release: Died August 4 in Maysan province, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
2 Spc. Richard A. Walters Jr. 41 10 August 2009 14th Combat Support Hospital DoD Release: Died Aug. 10 in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
3 Spc. Matthew D. Hastings 23 17 August 2009 582nd Medical Logistics Company, 1st Medical Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
4 Pfc. William Z. Vanosdol 23 19 August 2009 172nd Support Bn, MND-South Killed in action August 19 / DoD Release: Died Aug. 19 at Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy rocket fire struck his quarters
5 2nd Lt. Joseph D. Fortin 22 23 August 2009 1st Bn, 7th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Died Aug. 23, from combat-related injuries while conducting a patrol in Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Aug. 23 in Muhallah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an IED
6 Sgt. Earl D. Werner 38 28 August 2009 41st Special Troops Bn, 41st Infantry BCT, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Died of wounds suffered following an IED in eastern Baghdad Aug. 28 at approximately 2:30 a.m. / DoD Release: Died Aug. 28 in Rashid, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their vehicle with an explosively formed penetrator
7 Pvt. Taylor D. Marks 19 28 August 2009 41st Special Troops Bn, 41st Infantry BCT, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Died of wounds suffered following an IED in eastern Baghdad Aug. 28 at approximately 2:30 a.m. / DoD Release: Died Aug. 28 in Rashid, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their vehicle with an explosively formed penetrator




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