Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
June 2006

Monthly Summaries References
61 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Pfc. Brett L. Tribble 20 03 June 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT assigned to 2/28 BCT Died to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province June 3 / DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi on June 3 of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on June 2, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
2 Cpl. Ryan J. Cummings 22 03 June 2006 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died June 3, from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
3 Staff Sgt. Darren Harmon 44 03 June 2006 Army Reserve's 203rd MI Bn, 205th MI BDE DoD Release: Died in Haditha, Iraq, on June 3, from a non-combat related cause
4 Maj. Michael D. Stover 43 03 June 2006 Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, MWSG-37, 3rd MAW, I MEF DoD Release: Died June 3 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq
5 Sgt. 1st Class. Issac S. Lawson 35 05 June 2006 National Guard's 49th Military Police Brigade Killed when insurgents attacked his convoy with an IED at ~ 8:23 p.m. on June 5 in Baghdad / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
6 Petty Officer 1st Class Gary T. Rovinski 44 05 June 2006 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25 DoD Release: Died June 5, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when his HMMWV was struck by an IED
7 Petty Officer 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke 29 05 June 2006 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25 Died June 5, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action when HMMWV was struck by an IED
8 1st Lt. Ryan T. Sanders 27 06 June 2006 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, when an IED detonated near M1A2 tank during combat operations
9 Sgt. Daniel R. Gionet 23 06 June 2006 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 6, when an IED detonated near M1A2 tank during combat operations
10 Sgt. Mark T. Smykowski 23 06 June 2006 2nd Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died June 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
11 Staff Sgt. Richard A. Blakley 34 06 June 2006 National Guard's 38th Main Support Battalion DoD Release: Died in Al Khalidiyah, Iraq, on June 6, when he was shot by enemy small arms fire during dismounted combat patrol operations
12 Sgt. Carlos E. Pernell 25 06 June 2006 46th Engineer Battalion DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 6, when their camp received indirect enemy fire during combat operations
13 Cpl. Andy D. Anderson 24 06 June 2006 46th Engineer Battalion DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 6, when their camp received indirect enemy fire during combat operations
14 1st Lt. Scott M. Love 32 07 June 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 7, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
15 Pfc. David N. Crombie 19 07 June 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 7, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
16 2nd Lt. John S. Vaughan 23 07 June 2006 2nd Bn, 1st Infantry, 172nd Stryker BCT DoD Release: Died in Mosul, Iraq, on June 7, when he encountered enemy small arms fire during dismounted combat operations
17 Spc. Luis D. Santos 20 08 June 2006 1st Bn, 68th Armor, 3rd Heavy BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Buritz, Iraq, on June 8, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
18 Sgt. 1st Class Clarence D. McSwain 31 08 June 2006 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 8, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations
19 Sgt. Jose M. Velez 35 09 June 2006 Army Reserve 773rd Transportation Company DoD Release: Died in Kirkuk, Iraq, on June 9, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
20 Sgt. 1st Class Daniel B. Crabtree 31 No date given Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 19th Special Forces Group DoD Release: Died in Al Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
21 Pvt. Benjamin J. Slaven 22 09 June 2006 Army Reserve 308th Transportation Company DoD Release: Died on June 9, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
22 Seaman Apprentice Zachary M. Alday 22 09 June 2006 Assigned to the 1st Bn, 7th Marines, 7th RCT, 1st MEF (Forward) DoD Release: Died June 9 from injuries sustained earlier in the day when the vehicle in which he was riding struck a land mine. His unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq
23 Lance Cpl. Salvador Guerrero 21 09 June 2006 Assigned to the 1st Bn, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV, 1st MEF DoD Release: Died June 9, of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
24 Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha 19 09 June 2006 Assigned to the 1st Bn, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV, 1st MEF DoD Release: Died June 9, of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
25 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 09 June 2006 1/34 BCT Soldier Killed by an IED while conducting a combat logistics patrol at approximately 9:37 p.m. June 9, near Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq
26 Cpl. Michael A. Estrella 20 14 June 2006 3rd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF DoD Release: Died June 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
27 Spc. Jeremiah S. Santos 21 15 June 2006 2nd Bn, 8th Infantry, 2nd BDE, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 15 of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
28 Spc. Brent W. Koch 22 16 June 2006 Company E, 2nd Bn, 136th Infantry Combined Arms Bn DoD Release: Died on June 16, in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
29 Spc. David J. Babineau 25 16 June 2006 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died on June 16, in Baghdad, Iraq, while manning a checkpoint which came under enemy small arms fire
30 Pfc. Kristian Menchaca 23 16 June 2006 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BDE, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) / Died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on or about June 16. Unit came under enemy small-arms fire while manning a checkpoint during combat operations, and soldier was taken by enemy force
31 Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker 25 16 June 2006 1st Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BDE, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) / Died in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on or about June 16. Unit came under enemy small-arms fire while manning a checkpoint during combat operations, and soldier was taken by enemy force
32 Sgt. Reyes Ramirez 23 17 June 2006 40th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 17, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
33 Spc. Robert L. Jones 22 17 June 2006 40th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on June 17, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
34 Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Webb 20 20 June 2006 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died due to enemy action on June 20 while operating in Al Anbar Province after their vehicle hit an IED
35 Pfc. Christopher N. White 23 20 June 2006 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died due to enemy action on June 20 while operating in Al Anbar Province after their vehicle hit an IED
36 Staff Sgt. Benjamin D. Williams 30 20 June 2006 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died due to enemy action on June 20 while operating in Al Anbar Province after their vehicle hit an IED
37 Cpl. Christopher D. Leon 20 20 June 2006 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III MEF Died due to enemy action on June 20 while operating in Al Anbar Province after being attacked while conducting security operations / DoD Release: Died June 20 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
38 Sgt. Jason J. Buzzard 31 21 June 2006 2nd Bn, 8th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 11:30 a.m., June 21, when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 21 of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HEMTT cargo truck during combat operations
39 Sgt. Sirlou C. Cuaresma 25 21 June 2006 68th Engineer Co, 62nd Engineer Bn, 13th Containment Command (Expeditionary), MND-Baghdad Died a non-combat incident at approximately 11:40 p.m. / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq
40 Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Whyte 21 21 June 2006 3rd Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died June 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
41 Cpl. Riley E. Baker 22 22 June 2006 3rd Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died due to enemy action while conducting operations in Al Anbar Province June 22
42 Staff Sgt. Mario J. Bievre 34 23 June 2006 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Relase: Died June 23 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
43 Pfc. Paul A. Beyer 21 23 June 2006 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Relase: Died June 23 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
44 Cpl Ryan J. Buckley 21 23 June 2006 2nd Bn, 506th Infantry, 4th BCT, 101st Airborne (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed by a roadside bomb at approximately 2:45 a.m. in central Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq on June 23 of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
45 Spc. Channing G. Singletary 30 23 June 2006 National Guard's 122nd Support Center, MND-Baghdad Died in a non-combat incident at approximately 5 p.m. / DoD Relase: Died in Baghdad, Iraq
46 Pfc. Devon J. Gibbons 19 23 June 2006 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died on June 23, in the Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained on April 11 when an IED detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq
47 Sgt. Benjamin J. Laymon 22 24 June 2006 1st Bn, 10th Calvary, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 7:20 a.m. as result of injuries suffered from a bomb explosion while on a dismounted patrol south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on June 24 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when encountering enemy forces small arms fire, and an IED which detonated during a dismounted patrol
48 Sgt. Justin D. Norton 21 24 June 2006 1st Bn, 10th Calvary, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died as a result of injuries suffered from a bomb explosion while on a dismounted patrol south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on June 24 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when encountering enemy forces small arms fire, and an IED which detonated during a dismounted patrol
49 Staff Sgt. Virrueta A. Sanchez 33 24 June 2006 1st Bn, 68th Armor, 3rd Heavy BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed when an IED on his convoy south of Baqubah / DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq on June 24 of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
50 Cpl. Paul N. King 23 25 June 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV DoD Release: Died June 25 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
51 Staff Sgt. Raymond J. Plouhar 30 26 June 2006 3rd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died June 26 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
52 Sgt. Terry M. Lisk 26 26 June 2006 1st Bn, 37th Armor, 1st BCT, 1st Armored Division Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq when his unit received indirect fire from enemy forces during combat operations
53 Pfc. Michael J. Potocki 21 26 June 2006 1st Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died on June 26, of injuries sustained in Al Asad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy force's small arms fire during combat operations
54 Cpl. Jeremy S. Jones 25 27 June 2006 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 3 a.m. as result of injuries suffered from a bomb explosion while on a dismounted combat patrol south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died June 27 of injuries sustained from an IED during dismounted combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq
55 Cpl. Jason W. Morrow 27 27 June 2006 3rd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Died wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died June 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq, on June 26
56 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 27 June 2006 RCT-5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
57 Sgt. 1st Class Terry O.P. Wallace 33 27 June 2006 4th Bn, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10 p.m. when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb north of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on June 27, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations in Taji, Iraq
58 Pfc. Rex A. Page 21 28 June 2006 3rd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died June 28 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
59 Sgt. Bryan C. Luckey 25 29 June 2006 562nd Engineer Co, 172nd Stryker BCT Died from small arms fire in Mosul / DoD Release: Shot by enemy forces while on mounted patrol
60 Spc. Christopher D. Rose 21 29 June 2006 1st Bn, 67th Armor, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at ~10:30 p.m. as a result of injuries suffered from a bomb explosion while on a dismounted combat patrol south of Baghdad
61 Sgt. James P. Muldoon 23 29 June 2006 1st Bn, 68th Combined Arms Regiment, 3rd Heavy BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died on June 29 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baquba, Iraq. Was shot while manning a control point during combat operations




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