Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
March 2009

Monthly Summaries References
9 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Sgt. Jeffrey A. Reed 23 02 Mar 2009 411th MP Company, 720th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MND-Baghdad Died March 2 from combat related injuries while conducting a patrol north of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died March 2 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a grenade in Taji, Iraq
2 Pfc. Jessica Y. Sarandrea 22 03 Mar 2009 3rd Brigade Special Troops Bn, 3rd Heavy BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-North Died from injuries sustained during an indirect fire attack in Mosul, Iraq, Mar. 3 / DoD Release: Died March 3 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her forward operating base with mortar fire
3 1st Lt. Daniel B. Hyde 24 07 Mar 2009 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-North Died from injuries sustained following an attack on a patrol in the Salah Ad Din province of northern Iraq March 7 / DoD Release: Died March 7 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds sustained in Tikrit when an explosive device struck his unit vehicle
4 Lance Cpl. Patrick A. Malone 21 10 Mar 2009 2nd Tank Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, MNF-West Died as the result of a non-combat related incident here March 10 / DoD Release: Died March 10 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq
5 Spc. Gary L. Moore 25 16 Mar 2009 978th MP Company, 93rd MP Battalion, MND-Baghdad Died March 16 from combat related injuries while conducting a patrol in Baghdad / DoD Release: Died March 16 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an explosive device struck his vehicle
6 Sgt. Jose R. Escobedo Jr. 32 19 Mar 2009 1st Battalion, 77th Field Artillery, MND-Center Died March 19 from non-combat related causes / DoD Release: Died March 20 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident the night before at Forward Operating Base Kalsu in Iskandariyah, Iraq
7 Staff Sgt. Raphael A. Futrell 26 25 Mar 2009 13th MP Det., 728th MP Bn, 8th MP BDE, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, MND-Baghdad Died March 25 from non-combat related injuries / DoD Release: Died March 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
8 Lance Cpl. Nelson M. Lantigua 31 31 Mar 2009 2nd Bn, 10 Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, MNF-West Died as the result of a non-combat related incident March 31 / DoD Release: Died March 31 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq
9 Sgt. Devin C. Poche 25 31 Mar 2009 Special Troops Bn, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, MND-North Died in a non-combat related incident in Salah ad Din province, March 31 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 31 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident




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