Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
March 2007

Monthly Summaries References
86 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Staff Sgt. Paul M. Latourney 28 02 March 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a route clearance patrol in order to free commonly traveled route of IEDs northwest of the Iraqi capital
2 Spc. Luis O. Rodriguez-Contrera 22 02 March 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a route clearance patrol in order to free commonly traveled route of IEDs northwest of the Iraqi capital
3 Pvt. Wesley J. Williams 23 02 March 2007 163d Military Intelligence Bn, 504th Military Intelligence BDE DoD Release: Died March 2, in Baghdad, of a non-combat related incident
4 Lt. Cmdr. Morgan C. Tulang 36 02 March 2007 U.S. Central Command Deployment Distribution Operations Center DoD Release: Died from apparent natural causes March 2, 2007, in Kuwait
5 Hospitalman Lucas W.A. Emch 21 02 March 2007 1st Marine Logistics Group, 1st MEF DoD Release: Died March 2, 2007, when an IED detonated in his vicinity while conducting combat operations in Al-Anbar Province, Iraq
6 Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Gould 28 02 March 2007 7th Engineer Support Bn, 1st Marine Logistics Group, 1st MEF DoD Release: Died March 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
7 Spc. Christopher D. Young 20 02 March 2007 Company C, 3rd Bn, 160th Infantry, California Army National Guard DoD Release: Died March 2 in Safwan, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle
8 Sgt. Brandon A. Parr 25 03 March 2007 630th Military Police Company, MNC-Iraq Died of wounds suffered after an IED exploded next to vehicle in central Baghdad
9 Sgt. Michael C. Peek 23 03 March 2007 630th Military Police Company, MNC-Iraq Died of wounds suffered after an IED exploded next to vehicle in central Baghdad
10 Sgt. Ashly L. Moyer 21 03 March 2007 630th Military Police Company, MNC-Iraq Died of wounds suffered after an IED exploded next to vehicle in central Baghdad
11 Lance Cpl. Raul S. Bravo 21 03 March 2007 3rd Bn, 4th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died March 3 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
12 Staff Sgt. Darrel D. Kasson 43 04 March 2007 259th Security Forces Company, assigned to 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Killed in an IED attack on M-1117 Armored Security Vehicle while traveling in a convoy south of Tikrit at approximately 9 p.m. Mar 4 / DoD Release: died Mar. 4 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle at Bayji, Iraq
13 Staff Sgt. Justin M. Estes 25 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
14 Staff Sgt. Robert M. Stanley 27 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
15 Sgt. Andrew C. Perkins 27 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
16 Spc. Ryan M. Bell 21 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
17 Spc. Justin A. Rollins 22 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
18 Pfc. Cory C. Kosters 19 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained following an explosion near vehicles while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
19 Spc. Blake Harris 22 05 March 2007 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry, 3rd BDE, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit
20 Spc. Ryan D. Russell 20 05 March 2007 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry, 3rd BDE, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit
21 Pvt. Barry W. Mayo 21 05 March 2007 2nd Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd BDE, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 5 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit
22 Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Webb 28 07 March 2007 >2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a route clearance patrol in order to secure a commonly traveled route of IED northwest of Baghdad
23 Spc. Shawn P. Rankinen 28 07 March 2007 >2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a route clearance patrol in order to secure a commonly traveled route of IED northwest of Baghdad
24 Spc. Michael D. Rivera 22 07 March 2007 >2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a route clearance patrol in order to secure a commonly traveled route of IED northwest of Baghdad
25 Pvt. Mark W. Graham 22 07 March 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 7 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on combat patrol Mar. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq
26 Lance Cpl. Dennis J. Veater 20 09 March 2007 Marine Forces Reserve's Marine Wing Support Squadron 472, Marine Wing Support Group 47, 4th MAW, assigned to MNF-West Killed March 9 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
27 Sgt. Daniel E. Woodcock 25 11 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion when attacked while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 11, in Ad Dawr, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a building explosion while on combat patrol
28 Sgt. 1st Class Douglas C. Stone 49 11 March 2007 96th Regional Readiness Command, Task Force Lightning Died in a non-combated related incident
29 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 March 2007 Task Force Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion when attacked while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din province
30 Sgt. Thomas L. Latham 23 11 March 2007 2nd Bn, 14th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when MND-B unit in support of an on-going air assault mission southwest of the Iraqi capital was struck by a roadside bomb / DoD Release: Died March 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his Humvee
31 Spc. Jonathan K. Smith 19 11 March 2007 115th Brigade Support Bn, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Died due to a non-battle related cause
32 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 March 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Killed Sunday while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
33 Pfc. Alberto Garcia Jr. 23 13 March 2007 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when struck by a roadside bomb while conducting a combined security operation in a northeastern section of the Iraqi capital / DoD Release: Died Mar. 13 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire and an IED
34 Sgt. Robert M. Carr 22 13 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed struck by a roadside bomb while on a combat patrol in a southern section of the Iraqi capital
35 Pfc. Angel Rosa 21 13 March 2007 3rd Bn, 6th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to MNF-West Killed Mar. 13 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
36 Spc. Adam J. Rosema 27 14 March 2007 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, Task Force Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from explosions vehicle while conducting combat operations in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 14 south of Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during recovery operations
37 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 March 2007 Task Force Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from small arms fire
38 Spc. Forrest J. Waterbury 25 14 March 2007 3rd Bn, 69th Armor, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Killed Mar. 14 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 14 near Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire
39 Lance Cpl. Steven M. Chavez 20 14 March 2007 2nd Bn, 4th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF assigned to MNF-West Died Mar. 14 in a noncombat related incident in Al Anbar Province
40 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 March 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Died March 14 in a noncombat related incident in Al Anbar Province
41 Cpl. Brian L. Chevalier 21 14 March 2007 5th Bn, 20th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 14 in Mufrek, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near him
42 Spc. Joshua M. Boyd 30 14 March 2007 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 14 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device exploded near his unit Mar. 5 in Samarra, Iraq
43 Spc. Stephen M. Kowalczyk 32 14 March 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 14 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire
44 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 15 March 2007 Task Force Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion when attacked while conducting combat operations in Salah ad Din Province
45 Staff Sgt. Blake M. Harris 27 14 March 2007 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit during combat operations
46 Staff Sgt. Terry W. Prater 25 14 March 2007 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit during combat operations
47 Sgt. Emerson N. Brand 29 14 March 2007 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit during combat operations
48 Pfc. James L. Arnold 21 14 March 2007 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their unit during combat operations
49 Sgt. 1st Class John S. Stephens 41 15 March 2007 1st Bn, 16th Infantry, 1st BDE, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died March 15 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his patrol came under attack during combat operations.
50 Sgt. 1st Class Christopher R. Brevard 31 16 March 2007 1st Bn, 501st Infantry, 4th Airborne BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated while conducting a dismounted area reconnaissance patrol south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Mar. 16 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit
51 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 17 March 2007 Task Force Lightning Died at approximately 1:30 p.m. as a result of being shot while conducting operations in Baqubah
52 Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin L. Sebban 29 17 March 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, Task Force Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting combat operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit
53 Lance Cpl. Harry H. Timberman 20 17 March 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF assigned to MNF-West Died March 17 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
54 Sgt. Nimo W. Tauala 29 17 March 2007 209th Aviation Support Bn, Combat Aviation BDE, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Lightning Died in a non-combat related incident / DoD Release: Died March 17 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury
55 Pfc. Anthony A. Kaiser 27 17 March 2007 504th MP Bn, 42nd MP BDE DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire
56 Spc. Marieo Guerrero 30 17 March 2007 1st Bn, 18th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
57 Sgt. John E. Allen 25 17 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
58 Sgt. Ed Santini 25 17 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
59 Pfc. William N. Davis 26 17 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
60 Pfc. John F. Landry Jr. 20 17 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
61 Sgt. Ryan P. Green 24 18 March 2007 1st Bn, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 18 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on combat patrol Mar. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq
62 Sgt. Wayne R. Cornell 26 20 March 2007 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an IED struck the unit's vehicle during a combat security patrol in a southern section of the Iraqi capital
63 Pfc. Stephen K. Richardson 22 20 March 2007 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an IED struck the unit's vehicle during a combat security patrol in a southern section of the Iraqi capital
64 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 21 March 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when MND-B patrol was attacked with small arms fire in a western section of the Iraqi capital
65 Sgt. Adrian J. Lewis 30 21 March 2007 3rd Bn, 69th Armor, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Died March 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 21 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations
66 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 21 March 2007 Marine assigned to MNF-West Died March 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
67 Sgt. Nicholas J. Lightner 29 21 March 2007 1st Squadron, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 21 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on combat patrol March 15 in Baghdad, Iraq
68 Sgt. Freeman L. Gardner Jr. 26 22 March 2007 18th Engineer Company, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an IED detonated while the unit conducted route clearance operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital / DoD Release: Died Mar. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on combat patrol
69 Cpl. Henry W. Bogrette 21 22 March 2007 Combat Logistics Battalion 6, 2nd Marine Corps Logistics Group, II MEF assigned to MNF-West Died March 21 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
70 Spc. Lance C. Springer II 23 23 March 2007 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry, 4th Airborne BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an IED detonated near the Soldier's position south of Baghdad March 23 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on combat patrol
71 Sgt. Greg N. Riewer 30 23 March 2007 2nd Combined Arms Bn, 136th Infantry, 1st BCT, 34th Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Died March 23 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Mar. 23 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
72 Lance Cpl. Trevor A. Roberts 21 24 March 2007 Marine Forces Reserve's 2nd Bn, 14th Marine, 4th MARDIV, assigned to MNF-West Died March 24 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
73 Sgt. Jason W. Swiger 24 25 March 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 25 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
74 Cpl. Jason Nunez 22 25 March 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 25 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
75 Pfc. Orlando E. Gonzalez 21 25 March 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 25 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
76 Pfc. Anthony J. White 21 25 March 2007 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 25 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
77 Spc. Sean K. McDonald 21 25 March 2007 9th Engineer Bn, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Mar 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
78 Sgt. Curtis J. Forshey 22 27 March 2007 129th Combat Sustainment Support Bn, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 27 in Homburg, Germany, of a non-combat related illness
79 Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Golczynski 30 27 March 2007 Marine Forces Reserve's 3rd Bn, 24th Marine, 4th MARDIV DoD Release: Died March 27 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
80 Master Sgt. Sean M. Thomas 33 27 March 2007 28th Division Support Command DoD Release: Died March 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using indirect fire during combat operations
81 Sgt. Joe Polo 24 29 March 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an IED detonated in a southern section of the Iraqi capital March 29 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using an IED and small arms fire
82 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 March 2007 MND-Baghdad Died March 30 due to a nonbattle related cause
83 1st Lt. Neale M. Shank 25 31 March 2007 1st Squadron, 89th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 31 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident
{Possibly same incident as above]
84 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 31 March 2007 MND-Baghdad Died when an IED detonated southwest of the Iraqi capital March 31
85 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 31 March 2007 MND-Baghdad Died when an IED detonated southwest of the Iraqi capital March 31
86 Spc. Wilfred Flores Jr. 20 31 March 2007 2nd Bn, 14th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division DoD Release: Died Mar. 31 in Baghdad, Iraq from wounds suffered Mar. 31 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their vehicle




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