Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
July 2008

Monthly Summaries References
15 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Staff Sgt. Faoa L. Apineru 31 05 Jul 2008 Headquarters Company, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve DoD Release: Died July 2, 2007, from wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
2 Sgt. 1st Class Anthony L. Woodham 37 05 Jul 2008 39th Brigade Support Bn, 39th Infantry BCT, Arkansas Army National Guard, MNC-Iraq Died of non-battle related causes in Baghdad July 5 / DoD Release: Died on July 5 of injuries suffered in a non-combat incident at Camp Adder, Tallil, Iraq
3 Spc. William L. McMillan III 22 08 Jul 2008 1st Bn, 21st Infantry, 2nd Stryker BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died as a result of an IED that struck his vehicle west of Baghdad at approximately 9:30 a.m. July 8 / DoD Release: Died July 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his patrol was struck by an iIED
4 Sgt. 1st Class Steven J. Chevalier 35 09 Jul 2008 2nd Bn, 327th Infantry, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Killed in an explosion while conducting operations in Salah ad-Din July 9 / DoD Release: Died July 9 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Samarra, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle was struck by a grenade
5 Sgt. Alex R. Jimenez 25 10 Jul 2008 4th Bn, 31st Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), DoD Release: Previously listed as "Missing-Captured". Patrol that was ambushed by enemy forces south of Baghdad on May 12, 2007. On July 10, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner positively identified human remains recovered in Iraq July 9
6 Pfc. Byron J. Fouty 19 10 Jul 2008 4th Bn, 31st Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), DoD Release: Previously listed as "Missing-Captured". Patrol that was ambushed by enemy forces south of Baghdad on May 12, 2007. On July 10, the Armed Forces Medical Examiner positively identified human remains recovered in Iraq July 9
7 Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Stevenson 20 13 Jul 2008 7th Engineer Support Bn, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I MEF, MNF-West Marine Died July 13 as the result of a non-combat related incident
8 Staff Sgt. Danny P. Dupre 28 14 Jul 2008 1st Bn, 9th Marines, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, MNF-West Died of wounds he received in action against an enemy force in al-Anbar Province July 14 / DoD Release: Died July 15 from wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
9 Aviation Boatswain Mate Third Class Petty officer Daniel R. Verbeke 24 14 Jul 2008 DoD Release: Died July 14 in Paoli, Penn. of complications from injuries he suffered in a flight deck accident in December 2005 while serving aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt, CVN-71
10 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 15 Jul 2008 MND-North Killed by an IED rigged into a house while conducting operations in Diyala province July 15
11 Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Vrooman 28 15 Jul 2008 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died Jul 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated while his unit was conducting combat operations in Kn'an, Iraq
12 Staff Sgt. David W. Textor 27 15 Jul 2008 3rd Bn, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), DoD Release: Died Jul 15 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a vehicle incident
13 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 17 Jul 2008 Multi-National Force - Iraq service member Died July 17 of non-battle related causes
14 Sgt. James A. McHale 31 30 Jul 2008 40th Engineer Bn, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died July 30 at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., of wounds suffered July 22 in Taji, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device
15 Spc. Andre D. Mitchell 25 31 Jul 2008 2nd Bn, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Died in a non-combat related incident while conducting operations in Ninewah Province July 31 / DoD Release: Died July 31 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident




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