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U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
February 2008

Monthly Summaries References
29 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Staff Sgt. Chad A. Barrett 35 02 February 2008 64th BDE Support Bn, 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 2 in Mosul, Iraq, as a result of a non-combat related incident
2 Chief Petty Officer Michael E. Koch 29 04 February 2008 East Coast-based SEAL teams DoD Release: Died Feb. 4, from wounds suffered from small arms fire during combat operations in Iraq
3 Chief Petty Officer Nathan H. Hardy 29 04 February 2008 East Coast-based SEAL teams DoD Release: Died Feb. 4, from wounds suffered from small arms fire during combat operations in Iraq
4 Spc. Christopher J. West 26 04 February 2008 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered on Feb. 3 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when an IED detonated during combat operations
5 Sgt. Rafael Alicearivera 30 05 February 2008 307th Brigade Support Bn, 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 5 in Tallil, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident
6 Spc. Miguel A. Baez 32 05 February 2008 1st Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Al Muqdadiyah when encountering an IED during combat operations
7 Sgt. John C. Osmolski 23 05 February 2008 2nd Brigade Special Troops Bn, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Al Muqdadiyah when encountering an IED during combat operations
8 Sgt. Timothy R. Van Orman 24 05 February 2008 2nd Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died Feb. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Al Muqdadiyah when encountering an IED during combat operations
9 Sgt. Bradley J. Skelton 40 06 February 2008 1138th Engineer Company, 35th Engineer BDE, souri Army National Guard DoD Release: Died Feb. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an IED during combat operations
10 Petty Officer 1st class Luis A. Souffront 25 06 February 2008 East Coast based SEAL team DoD Release: Died Feb. 7, from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device while serving in combat operations in Iraq
11 Spc. Michael T. Manibog 31 08 February 2008 1st Bn, 21st Infantry, 2nd Stryker BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle struck an IED while the Soldiers were conducting a combat patrol northwest of Baghdad Feb. 8 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 8 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
12 Sgt. Timothy P. Martin 27 08 February 2008 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 2nd Stryker BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle struck an IED while the Soldiers were conducting a combat patrol northwest of Baghdad Feb. 8 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 8 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
13 Staff Sgt. Jerald A. Whisenhunt 32 08 February 2008 1st Bn, 21st Infantry, 2nd Stryker BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle struck an IED while the Soldiers were conducting a combat patrol northwest of Baghdad Feb. 8 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 8 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
14 Sgt. Gary D. Willett 34 08 February 2008 1st Bn, 21st Infantry, 2nd Stryker BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle struck an IED while the Soldiers were conducting a combat patrol northwest of Baghdad Feb. 8 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 8 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
15 Pfc. Jack T. Sweet 19 08 February 2008 2nd Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near the Soldier's vehicle while conducting operations in At Tamim Province Feb. 8 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 8 in Jawwalah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
16 Sgt. Corey E. Spates 21 10 February 2008 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, MND-North Killed Feb. 10 when vehicle was struck by an IED / DoD Release: Died Feb. 10 in Diyala Province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
17 Staff Sgt. Javares J. Washington 27 11 February 2008 6th Bn, 101st Aviation, 101st Combat Aviation BDE, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died Feb. 11 at Camp Buehring in Kuwait City, Kuwait, from injuries sustained in a vehicle accident
18 Spc. Chad D. Groepper 21 17 February 2008 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division Killed as a result of a small arms fire attack in the Diyala Province Feb. 17 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 17 in Diyala Province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their dismounted patrol using small arms fire
19 Spc. Luke S. Runyan 21 17 February 2008 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division Killed as a result of a small arms fire attack in the Diyala Province Feb. 17 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 17 in Diyala Province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their dismounted patrol using small arms fire
20 Sgt. Conrad Alvarez 22 19 February 2008 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:30 p.m. Feb. 19 when vehicle was struck by an IED in northwestern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Feb. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED in Baghdad on Feb. 19
21 Cpl. Albert Bitton 20 19 February 2008 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:30 p.m. Feb. 19 when vehicle was struck by an IED in northwestern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Feb. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED in Baghdad on Feb. 19
22 Spc. Micheal B. Matlock, Jr. 21 19 February 2008 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:30 p.m. Feb. 19 when vehicle was struck by an IED in northwestern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Feb. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED in Baghdad on Feb. 19
23 Staff Sgt. Bryant W. Mackey 30 20 February 2008 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry, MND-North Killed as a result of injuries sustained from a rocket propelled grenade attack while conducting patrols in Mosul Feb. 20 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 20 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an RPG struck his vehicle
25 Capt. Nathan R. Raudenbush 25 20 February 2008 3rd Bn, 7th Infantry, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Center Killed when vehicle was struck by an IED Feb. 20 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 20 in Busayefi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
25 Lance Cpl. Drew W. Weaver 20 21 February 2008 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Killed in action against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province Feb. 21
26 Spc. Keisha M. Morgan 25 22 February 2008 Division Special Troops Bn, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died as the result of a non-combat related illness Feb. 21 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related cause
27 Spc. Micheal E. Phillips 19 24 February 2008 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED struck the Soldier's vehicle during a combat patrol in northern Baghdad Feb. 24
28 Spc. Orlando A. Perez 23 24 February 2008 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed by small-arms fire during combat operations in southern Baghdad Feb. 24 / DoD Release: Died Feb. 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from small arms fire during dismounted operations
29 Spc. Kevin S. Mowl 22 24 February 2008 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Feb. 25 at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., of wounds suffered in Baghdad, Iraq on Aug. 2, 2007, when the vehicle he was in encountered an IED




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