Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
June 2008

Monthly Summaries References
30 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Spc. Justin R. Mixon 22 01 Jun 2008 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively formed penetrator detonated in northeastern Baghdad June 1 / DoD Release: Died June 1 in Baghdad Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
2 Spc. Christopher D. McCarthy 01 Jun 2008 U.S. Joint Forces Command, Joint Reserve Unit, assigned to MNF-West Soldier Died as the result of a non-combat related incident June 1
3 Spc. Quincy J. Green 26 02 Jun 2008 601st Aviation Support Bn, 1st Combat Aviation BDE, 1st Infantry Division Died June 2 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident
4 Pfc. Joshua E. Waltenbaugh 19 03 Jun 2008 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Died from a non-battle related cause at approximately 8 a.m. June 3 / DoD Release: Died June 3 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related injury
5 Sgt. Shane P. Duffy 22 04 Jun 2008 1st Bn, 87th Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of a small-arms fire attack in Al Hawijah near Kirkuk June 4 / DoD Release: Died June 4 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Sharqat, Iraq, when unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and hand grenades
6 Spc. Jonathan D. A. Emard 20 04 Jun 2008 1st Bn, 87th Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of a small-arms fire attack in Al Hawijah near Kirkuk June 4 / DoD Release: Died June 4 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Sharqat, Iraq, when unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and hand grenades
7 Sgt. Cody R. Legg 23 04 Jun 2008 1st Bn, 87th Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of a small-arms fire attack in Al Hawijah near Kirkuk June 4 / DoD Release: Died June 4 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Sharqat, Iraq, when unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and hand grenades
8 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 Jun 2008 Coalition force Soldier Killed by small arms fire June 4 during a patrol south of Baghdad
9 Sgt. 1st Class David R. Hurst 31 08 Jun 2008 2nd Bn, 30th Infantry, 4th BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died June 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
10 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 08 Jun 2008 Coalition force Soldier Killed when SVBIED exploded near a patrol base in the Ta'Mim province, June 8
11 Staff Sgt. Tyler E. Pickett 28 08 Jun 2008 2nd Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died June 8 in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using IED
12 Pfc. Thomas F. Duncan, III 21 09 Jun 2008 2nd Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died June 9 in Sinjar, Iraq, of wounds suffered during combat operations
13 Sgt. Steve A. McCoy 23 11 Jun 2008 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died died June 10 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered on March 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an IED
14 Sgt. 1st Class Gerard M. Reed 40 11 Jun 2008 86th Combat Support Hospital, MNC-Iraq Died of non-battle related causes in Baghdad, June 11 / DoD Release: Died June 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident
15 Pvt. Eugene D. M. Kanakaole 19 11 Jun 2008 87th Engineer Co., 8th Engineer Bn, 36th Engineer BDE DoD Release: Died June 11 in Balad Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident
16 Lance Cpl. Javier Perales Jr. 19 11 Jun 2008 3rd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, MNF-West Died as the result of a non-combat related incident June 11 / DoD Release: Died June 11, from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq
17 Lance Cpl. Kelly E. C. Watters 19 11 Jun 2008 3rd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died June 11, from wounds suffered while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
18 Sgt. John D. Aragon 22 12 Jun 2008 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-Baghdad Killed from wounds sustained when vehicle was struck by an IED in west Baghdad at approximately 3:30 p.m. June 12 / DoD Release: Died June 12 in Kadamiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
19 Spc. Jason N. Cox 21 16 Jun 2008 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, MND-Center Killed in an IED attack southeast of Hillah, Iraq June 16 / DoD Release: Died June 16 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered near Hillah, when his vehicle encountered an IED
20 Cpt. Gregory T. Dalessio 30 23 Jun 2008 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division, MND-Center Killed as a result of a small arms fire attack near Salman Pak, Iraq June 23. The attack occurred shortly before 1 pm as the Coalition forces were leaving the Salman Pak Nahia Council meeting facility / DoD Release: Died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when his patrol encountered small arms fire during combat operations
21 Pfc. Bryan M. Thomas 22 23 Jun 2008 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division, MND-Center Killed as a result of a small arms fire attack near Salman Pak, Iraq June 23. The attack occurred shortly before 1 pm as the Coalition forces were leaving the Salman Pak Nahia Council meeting facility / DoD Release: Died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when his patrol encountered small arms fire during combat operations
22 Chief Warrant Officer Robert C. Hammett 39 24 Jun 2008 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division Killed in an explosion inside the District Advisory Council building in a southern neighborhood of Sadr City district at approximately 9:30 a.m. / DoD Release: Died June 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a bomb blast.
23 Maj. Dwayne M. Kelley 48 24 Jun 2008 432nd Civil Affairs Bn Killed in an explosion inside the District Advisory Council building in a southern neighborhood of Sadr City district at approximately 9:30 a.m. / DoD Release: Died June 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a bomb blast.
24 Sgt. Alejandro A. Dominguez 24 24 Jun 2008 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, MND-North Killed in an IED explosive device attack in Ninewah Province at 10:45 p.m., June 24 / DoD Relese: Died June 25 in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED on June 24
25 Spc. Joel A. Taylor 20 24 Jun 2008 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, MND-North Killed in an IED explosive device attack in Ninewah Province at 10:45 p.m., June 24 / DoD Relese: Died June 25 in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED on June 24
26 Pfc. James M. Yohn 25 24 Jun 2008 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, MND-North Killed in an IED explosive device attack in Ninewah Province at 10:45 p.m., June 24 / DoD Relese: Died June 25 in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED on June 24
27 Spc. Joshua L. Plocica 20 25 Jun 2008 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed as a result of an EFP attack at approximately 9 a.m., June 25, in eastern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died June 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
28 Lt. Col. Max A. Galeai 42 26 Jun 2008 2d Bn, 3d Marines, 3rd MARDIV, MNF-West Killed in action against an enemy force in Anbar Province June 26
29 Capt. Philip J. Dykeman 38 26 Jun 2008 2d Bn, 3d Marines, 3rd MARDIV, MNF-West Killed in action against an enemy force in Anbar Province June 26
30 Cpl. Marcus W. Preudhomme 23 26 Jun 2008 2d Bn, 3d Marines, 3rd MARDIV, MNF-West Killed in action against an enemy force in Anbar Province June 26




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