Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
July 2007

Monthly Summaries References
87 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Pfc. Jonathan M. Rossi 20 01 July 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed in a small arms fire attack that followed an IED strike targeting a joint combat patrol in a western section of the Iraqi capital July 1
2 Spc. Victor A. Garcia 22 01 July 2007 1st Bn, 38th Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), MND-Baghdad Killed when a combat patrol was targeted with small arms fire in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 1
3 Sgt. 1st Class Raymond R. Buchan 33 01 July 2007 1st Bn, 18th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Killed July 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 1 in Ta'meem, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire
4 Staff Sgt. Michael L. Ruoff Jr. 31 01 July 2007 1st Bn, 77th Armor, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division assigned to MNF-West Killed July 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 1 in Ta'meem, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire
5 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 01 July 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Killed July 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
6 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 01 July 2007 TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Provin
7 Lance Cpl. William C. Chambers 20 01 July 2007 1st Bn, 2nd Marine, II MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died July 1 in a non-hostile related accident while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 1 from a non-hostile boat accident in the Euphrates River just off the shore of Al Anbar province
8 Lance Cpl. Jeremy L. Tinnel 20 01 July 2007 1st Bn, 2nd Marine, II MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died July 1 in a non-hostile related accident while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 1 from a non-hostile boat accident in the Euphrates River just off the shore of Al Anbar province
9 Lance Cpl. Juan M. Garcia Schill 20 02 July 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died July 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
10 1st Lt. Christopher N. Rutherford 25 02 July 2007 Forward Support Group, 19th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died July 2 near Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
11 Chief Warrant Officer Scott A.M. Oswell 33 04 July 2007 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry, TF Lightning Killed when a helicopter went down in Ninewah Province, July 4 / DoD Release: Died July 4 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his helicopter struck a power line
12 Pfc. Steven A. Davis 23 04 July 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 4 / DoD Release: Died July 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with grenades
13 Pfc. Andrew T. Engstrom 22 04 July 2007 1st Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died July 4 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident
14 Maj. James M. Ahearn 43 05 July 2007 96th Civil Affairs Bn, 95th Civil Affairs BDE, MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosive formed projectile detonated near patrol during combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 5
15 Sgt. Keith A. Kline 24 05 July 2007 96th Civil Affairs Bn, 95th Civil Affairs BDE, MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosive formed projectile detonated near patrol during combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 5
16 Spc. Michelle R. Ring 24 05 July 2007 92d Military Police Battalion, MNC-I Died of wounds received during combat operations in western Baghdad / DoD Release: Died July 5 of wounds sustained from enemy mortar fire in Baghdad, Iraq
17 Spc. Jeremy L. Stacey 23 05 July 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when a patrol was struck by a roadside bomb in western Baghdad July 5
18 Cpl. Jeremy D. Allbaugh 21 05 July 2007 1st Bn, 4th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Killed July 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
19 Lance Cpl. Steven A. Stacy 23 05 July 2007 3rd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Killed July 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
20 Spc. Anthony M.K. Vinnedge 25 05 July 2007 Troop C, 2nd Squadron, 107th Armor Cavalry DoD Release: Died July 5 at the Radwaniyah Palace Complex, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident
21 Col. Jon M. Lockey 44 06 July 2007 Headquarters, Department of the Army, MNC-I Died July 6 of a non-battle related cause / DoD Release: Died July 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
22 Sgt. Gene L. Lamie 25 06 July 2007 3rd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near a combat patrol in a eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 6
23 Pfc. Le Ron A. Wilson 18 06 July 2007 26th Brigade Support Bn, 2nd BDE, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near a combat patrol in a eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 6
24 Petty Officer First Class Jason Dale Lewis 30 06 July 2007 East Coast-based SEAL team DoD Release: July 6 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq
25 Petty Officer First Class Robert Richard McRill 42 06 July 2007 East Coast-based SEAL team DoD Release: July 6 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq
26 Petty Officer First Class Steven Phillip Daugherty 28 06 July 2007 East Coast-based SEAL team DoD Release: July 6 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq
27 Cpl. Kory D. Wiens 20 06 July 2007 94th Mine Dog Det., 5th Engineer Bn, 1st Engineer BDE, TF Marne Killed by an IED xplosion during a dismounted patrol south of Baghdad
28 Pfc. Bruce C. Salazar Jr. 24 06 July 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an IED xplosion during a dismounted patrol south of Baghdad
29 Sgt. Eric A. Lill 28 06 July 2007 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed by an explosively-formed penetrator targeting a combat patrol in a southeastern section of Baghdad July 6
30 Spc. Roberto J. Causor Jr. 21 07 July 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed when an explosion occurred near his vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died July 7 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an IED and small arms fire
31 Sgt. Jerry L. DeLoach 45 07 July 2007 Warrior Transition Unit DoD Release: July 7, S2007, at Fort Knox, Ky. He had been medically evacuated from theater, and died of a non-combat related injury
32 Pfc. Jason E. Dore 25 08 July 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their patrol during combat operations west of the Iraqi capital July 8
33 Capt. Maria I. Ortiz 40 08 July 2007 Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md DoD Release: Died July 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire
34 1st Sgt. Jeffrey R. McKinney 40 11 July 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died from a non-battle related cause July 11 / DoD Release: Died July 11 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident
35 Sgt. Courtney T. Johnson 26 11 July 2007 3rd Brigade Special Troops Bn, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: DiedJuly 11 in Besmaya, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire
36 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 12 July 2007 TF Marne Killed in an attack east of Baghdad
37 Sgt. Allen A. Greka 29 13 July 2007 3d Bn, 1st Cavalry, 3d BCT, 3d Infantry Division Died July 13 of wounds sustained from a land mine detonation during a dismounted patrol in Jisr Diyala, Iraq
38 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 July 2007 TF Marne Killed when a landmine detonated during a dismounted patrol
39 Pfc. Christopher D. Kube 18 14 July 2007 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated near their patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 14
40 Pfc. Benjamin B. Bartlett Jr. 25 15 July 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting operations in Ninewa Province / DoD Release: Died July 15, in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a rocket propelled grenade
41 Sgt. John R. Massey 29 15 July 2007 C Battery, 142nd Fires Brigade, Arkansas Army National Guard DoD Release: Died July 15 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations July 14 in Baghdad, Iraq
42 Spc. Robert D. Varga 24 15 July 2007 984th MP Co., 759th MP Bn, MNC-I Died of a non-battle related cause in Diwaniyah / DoD Release: Died July 15 in Baghdad, Iraq
43 Spc. Eric M. Holke 31 15 July 2007 1st Bn, 160th Infantry, California Army National Guard DoD Release: Died July 15 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident
44 Lance Cpl. Shawn V. Starkovich 20 16 July 2007 3rd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died July 16 in Al Anbar province, Iraq
45 Pfc. James J. Harrelson 19 17 July 2007 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 17
46 Pfc. Ron J. Joshua Jr. 19 17 July 2007 401st MP Co., 92nd MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Killed when an IED detonated detonated next to vehicle during combat operations in western Baghdad
47 Pfc. Brandon K. Bobb 20 17 July 2007 401st MP Co., 92nd MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MNC-I Killed when an IED detonated detonated next to vehicle during combat operations in western Baghdad
48 Chief Petty Officer Patrick L. Wade 38 17 July 2007 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven DoD Release: Died July 17 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq
49 Petty Officer First Class Jeffrey L. Chaney 35 17 July 2007 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eleven DoD Release: Died July 17 as a result of enemy action while conducting combat operations in Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq
50 Sgt. Nathan S. Barnes 23 17 July 2007 4th Bn, 31st Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division DoD Release: Died July 17 in Rushdi Mullah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when unit was attacked by insurgents using small arms fire
51 Sgt. 1st Class Luis E. Gutierrez-Rosales 38 18 July 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated detonated detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 18 / DoD Release: Died July 18 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using an IED and small arms fire
52 Spc. Zachary R. Clouser 19 18 July 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated detonated detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 18 / DoD Release: Died July 18 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using an IED and small arms fire
53 Spc. Richard Gilmore III 22 18 July 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated detonated detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 18 / DoD Release: Died July 18 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using an IED and small arms fire
54 Spc. Daniel E. Gomez 21 18 July 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated detonated detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 18 / DoD Release: Died July 18 in Adhamiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using an IED and small arms fire
55 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 19 July 2007 TF Marne Killed by small arms fire July 19 near Rushdi Mullah
56 Pfc. Brandon M. Craig 25 19 July 2007 HHC, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Baghdad Province / DoD Release: Died July 19 in Husayniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
57 Sgt. Ronald L. Coffelt 36 19 July 2007 503rd MP Bn, 16th MP BDE (Airborne), XVIII Airborne Corps, MNC-I Died of wounds suffered when an explosive device detonated next to vehicle during combat operations in eastern Baghdad July 19
58 Cpl. Rhett A. Butler 22 20 July 2007 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), MNC-I Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died July 20 of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an IED in Khan Bani Sa'd, Iraq
59 Sgt. Jacob S. Schmuecker 27 21 July 2007 755th Recon/Decon Company, Nebraska Army National Guard, MNC-I Killed when an IED detonated next to his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad / DoD Release: Died July 21 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
60 Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer 21 21 July 2007 1st Combat Engineer Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Killed July 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
61 Sgt. Shawn G. Adams 21 22 July 2007 3rd Bn, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th BCT(Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, TF Marne Died of wounds sustained after an IED attack July 22 / DoD Release: Died July 22, in Owaset, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
62 Lance Cpl. Bobby L. Twitty 20 22 July 2007 Combat Logistics Bn 6, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II MEF DoD Release: Died July 22 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq
63 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 22 July 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Died July 22 in a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province
64 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 24 July 2007 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Died of a non-battle related cause July 24
65 Hospitalman Daniel S. Noble 21 24 July 2007 Sailor assigned to 1st MARDIV, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, MNF-West Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died July 24, as a result of enemy action while conducting security operations in the Dilaya Province, Iraq
66 Lance Cpl. Robert A. Lynch 20 24 July 2007 1st Bn, 12th Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, MNF-West Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, Iraq
67 Cpl. James H. McRae 22 24 July 2007 3rd Maintenance Bn, Combat Logistics Regiment 35, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III MEF, MNF-West Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, Iraq
68 Cpl. Matthew R. Zindars 21 24 July 2007 2nd Bn, 11th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died July 24 while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, Iraq
69 Staff Sgt. Joshua P. Mattero 29 24 July 2007 749th Ordnance Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Bn DoD Release: Died July 24 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
70 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 24 July 2007 MNC-I Killed when an IED detonated during clearing operations in Baghdad July 24
71 Spc. Camy Florexil 20 24 July 2007 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died July 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations July 23 in Baghdad
72 Sgt. Courtney D. Finch 27 24 July 2007 714th Maintenance Co., Kansas Army National Guard, MNC-I DoD Release: Died July 24 in Qayyarah, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
73 Spc. Daniel A. Leckel 19 25 July 2007 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during a small arms fire engagement in a southern section of the Iraqi capital July 25
74 Pvt. Michael A. Baloga 21 26 July 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died July 26 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device
75 Sgt. William R. Howdeshell 37 26 July 2007 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Died July 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 26 in Saqlawiyah, Iraq of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near vehicle
76 Spc. Charles E Bilbrey, Jr. 21 26 July 2007 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Died July 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 26 in Saqlawiyah, Iraq of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near vehicle
77 Spc. Jaime Rodriguez, Jr. 19 26 July 2007 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Died July 26 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died July 26 in Saqlawiyah, Iraq of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near vehicle
78 Pfc. Cody C. Grater 20 29 July 2007 407th Brigade Support Bn, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 29
79 Staff Sgt. Wilberto Suliveras 38 29 July 2007 2nd Bn, 8th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during a small arms fire attack while conducting combat operations north of the Iraqi capital July 29 / DoD Release: Died July 29 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire
80 Cpl. Sean A. Stokes 24 30 July 2007 3rd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died July 30 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
81 Cpl. Jason M. Kessler 29 30 July 2007 C Company, 2nd Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died July 30 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade
82 Sgt. Stephen R. Maddies 41 31 July 2007 473rd Counter Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Platoon, Tennessee Army National Guard, MND-Baghdad Killed by small arms fire during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 31
83 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 31 July 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively formed penetrator detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 31
84 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 31 July 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively formed penetrator detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 31
85 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 31 July 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively formed penetrator detonated near patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital July 31
86 Sgt. Bradley W. Marshall 37 31 July 2007 2nd Bn, 377th Parachute Field Artillery, 4th BCT (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed in an indirect fire attack / DoD Release: Died July 31 in Tunis, Iraq
87 Spc. Daniel F. Reyes 24 31 July 2007 2nd Bn, 377th Parachute Field Artillery, 4th BCT (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed in an indirect fire attack / DoD Release: Died July 31 in Tunis, Iraq




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