Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
November 2006

Monthly Summaries References
77 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Pfc. Kevin J. Ellenburg 20 01 November 2006 1st Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately noon when the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an IED west of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle
2 Cpl. Gary A. Koehler 21 01 November 2006 1st Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
3 Lance Cpl. Minhee Kim 20 01 November 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 24th Marine, 4th MARDIV DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
4 Pvt. Michael P. Bridges 23 02 November 2006 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 10:30 a.m. in a non-combat related incident north of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Nov. 2 in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident
5 Lance Cpl. James E. Brown 20 02 November 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died from injuries sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
6 Lt. Col. Paul J. Finken 40 02 November 2006 1st Bn, 506th Infantry, 4th BCT, 101st Airborne Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 2:15 p.m. when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad
7 Lt. Col. Eric J. Kruger 40 02 November 2006 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 2:15 p.m. when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad
8 Staff Sgt. Joseph A. Gage 28 02 November 2006 1st Bn, 506th Infantry, 4th BCT, 101st Airborne Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 2:15 p.m. when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad
9 Lance Cpl. Luke B. Holler 21 02 November 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Reconnaissance Bn, 4th MARDIV, assigned to RCT-7 Died Nov.2 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
10 Cpl. Michael H. Lasky 22 02 November 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Reconnaissance Bn, 4th MARDIV, assigned to RCT-7 Died Nov.2 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
11 Staff Sgt. Jason D. Whitehouse 27 02 November 2006 2nd Intelligence Bn, II MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died Nov.2 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
12 Spc. James L. Bridges 22 04 November 2006 2nd Bn, 1st Infantry, 172nd Stryker BCT, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 1 p.m. when terrorists attacked his patrol with small-arms fire in western Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Nov. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations
13 2nd Lt. Mark C. Gelina 33 04 November 2006 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from non-hostile causes Saturday while operating in Al Anbar Province
14 Cpl. Kyle W. Powell 21 04 November 2006 1st Combat Engineer Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
15 Spc. Douglas C. Desjardins 24 05 November 2006 2nd Bn, 37th Armor, 1st BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 5 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during combat operations
16 Cpl. Jose A. Galvan 22 04 November 2006 1st Combat Engineer Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
17 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 06 November 2006 25th Combat Aviation BDE, TF Lightning Died from wounds sustained Saturday due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
18 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 06 November 2006 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
19 Chief Warrant Officer John R. Priestner 42 06 November 2006 1st Attack Reconnaissance Bn, 82nd Combat Aviation BDE, 82nd Airborne Division, assigned to 25th Combat Aviation BDE, TF Lightning Killed when a helicopter crashed in Salah Ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 6 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed
20 Chief Warrant Officer Miles P. Henderson 24 06 November 2006 1st Attack Reconnaissance Bn, 82nd Combat Aviation BDE, 82nd Airborne Division, assigned to 25th Combat Aviation BDE, TF Lightning Killed when a helicopter crashed in Salah Ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 6 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed
21 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 06 November 2006 MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 10:40 p.m. from wounds he received after the vehicle he was riding in was struck by an IED in NW Baghdad
22 Sgt. Lucas T. White 28 06 November 2006 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces while on patrol
23 Staff Sgt. Richwell A. Doria 25 07 November 2006 2nd Bn, 35th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Killed as a result of enemy action while conducting operations in Kirkuk (At-Tamin Province) / DoD Release: Died on Nov. 7 in Kirkuk, Iraq, after being struck by small arms fire during an air assault mission
24 Lance Cpl. Ryan T. McCaughn 19 07 November 2006 1st Bn, 6th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Nov. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
25 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 08 November 2006 Marine assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province [Possibly same incident as below]
26 Lance Cpl. Kristopher C. Warren 19 06 November 2006 4th Bn, 14th Marine, 4th MARDIV DoD Release: Died Nov. 9 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq [Possibly same incident as above]
27 Sgt. Courtland A. Kennard 22 09 November 2006 410th MP Co., 720th MP Bn, 89th Military Police BDE Killed after vehicle was struck by an IED at 12:48 p.m. in west Baghdad
28 Staff Sgt. Gregory W. G. McCoy 26 09 November 2006 410th MP Co., 720th MP Bn, 89th Military Police BDE Killed after vehicle was struck by an IED at 12:48 p.m. in west Baghdad
29 Sgt. Bryan K. Burgess 35 09 November 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 24th Marine, 4th MARDIV, to RCT-5, MNC-West Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
30 Sgt. 1st Class Rudy A. Salcido 31 09 November 2006 Army National Guard's 1114th Transportation Co. DoD Release: Died on Nov. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, after an IED detonated near his convoy vehicle
31 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 November 2006 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died Nov. 11 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
32 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 November 2006 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died Nov. 11 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
33 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 November 2006 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died Nov. 11 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
34 1st Lt. Michael A. Cerrone 24 12 November 2006 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed when a suicide VBIED detonated near their vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 12 in Samarra, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near their vehicle during combat operations
35 Pfc. Harry A. Winkler III 32 12 November 2006 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed when a suicide VBIED detonated near their vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 12 in Samarra, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near their vehicle during combat operations
36 Pfc. Daniel J. Allman II 20 13 November 2006 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations when an IED detonated at approximately 10:20 a.m. in Baghdad Nov. 13
37 Pfc. Jang H. Kim 20 13 November 2006 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations when an IED detonated at approximately 10:20 a.m. in Baghdad Nov. 13
38 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 November 2006 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
39 Lance Cpl. Timothy W. Brown 21 14 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
40 Lance Cpl. Mario D. Gonzalez 21 14 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
41 Lance Cpl. Michael D. Scholl 21 14 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
42 Col. Thomas H. Felts Sr. 45 14 November 2006 Command and General Staff College, School of Advanced Military Studies, Fort Leavenworth, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 11:30 p.m. Nov. 14 when vehicle was struck by an IED in NW Baghdad while conducting combat operations
43 Spc. Justin R. Garcia 26 14 November 2006 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 11:30 p.m. Nov. 14 when vehicle was struck by an IED in NW Baghdad while conducting combat operations
44 Sgt. 1st Class Tung M. Nguyen 38 14 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Special Forces Group, Multi-National Corps-Iraq Soldier Killed by small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Baghdad
45 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 15 November 2006 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed in action by small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Diyala province
46 Sgt. 1st Class Schuyler B. Haynes 40 15 November 2006 1st Bn, 12th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed when an IED detonated near the vehicle he was traveling in while conducting combat operations in Diyala province
47 Spc. Mitchel T. Mutz 23 15 November 2006 1st Bn, 12th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed when an IED detonated near the vehicle he was traveling in while conducting combat operations in Diyala province
48 Capt. Rhett W. Schiller 26 15 November 2006 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 16 in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations
49 Cpt. John R. Dennison 24 15 November 2006 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died on Nov. 15 in Balad, Iraq, as a result of small arms fire
50 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 16 November 2006 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed by small arms fire during combat operations in Diyala province
51 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 18 November 2006 89th Military Police Brigade Killed by injuries sustained when his vehicle struck an IED in SE Baghdad at approximately 8 p.m. Nov. 18
52 Lance Cpl. Jeremy S. Shock 22 18 November 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 24th Marine, 4th MARDIV, assigned to RCT-5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
53 Spc. Bradley N. Shilling 22 18 November 2006 1st Bn, 125th Infantry (Mechanized) DoD Release: Died Nov. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
54 Spc. Eric Vizcaino 21 21 November 2006 2nd Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died of a non-battle injury in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 21 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered Nov. 20 in Samarra, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident
55 Sgt. James P. Musacko 23 21 November 2006 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Samarra, Iraq, on Nov. 21
56 Lance Cpl. Joshua C. Alonzo 21 22 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
57 Lance Cpl. James R. Davenport 20 22 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
58 Pvt. Heath D. Warner 19 22 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
59 Sgt. 1st Class James D. Priestap 39 23 November 2006 Michigan National Guard's 46th Military Police Co. DoD Release: Died Nov. 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during checkpoint operations
60 Cpl. Nicholas P. Rapavi 22 24 November 2006 2nd Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEFassigned to RCT-5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
61 Pvt. Reece D. Moreno 19 24 November 2006 92 Engineer Bn, 3rd Sustainment BDE, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Balad, Iraq, on Nov. 24
62 Cpl. Michael C. Ledsome 24 25 November 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
63 Lance Cpl. Jeromy D. West 20 25 November 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF, assigned to RCT-7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
64 Staff Sgt. Daniel M. Morris 28 25 November 2006 1st Squadron, 12th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed when an IED detonated near vehicle while conducting operations in Diyala Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 25 in Al Judiah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
65 Capt. Jason R. Hamill 31 26 November 2006 3rd Bn, 67th Armor, 4th BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in Baghdad at approximately 9 a.m. Nov. 26
66 1st Lt. David M. Fraser 25 26 November 2006 3rd Bn, 67th Armor, 4th BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in Baghdad at approximately 9 a.m. Nov. 26
67 Pvt. Joshua C. Burrows 20 26 November 2006 1st Bn, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in Baghdad at approximately 9 a.m. Nov. 26
68 Sgt. Jeannette T. Dunn 44 26 November 2006 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 26 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related injury
69 Lance Cpl. Michael A. Schwarz 20 27 November 2006 1st Bn, 6th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died Nov. 27 from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
70 Maj. Troy L. Gilbert 27 November 2006 309th Fighter Squadron and deployed to the 332nd Expeditionary Win Air Force F-16C engaged in support of coalition ground combat operations crashed approximately 20 miles northwest of Baghdad Nov. 27 / DoD Release: Previously as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown awaiting positive DNA identification of remains from the crash site
71 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 28 November 2006 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed when an IED exploded near his vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province
72 Spc. Christopher E. Mason 32 28 November 2006 1st Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BDE, 82nd Airborne Division Dod Release: Died Nov. 28 in Bayji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire while on patrol
73 Cpl. Jonerik Loney 21 28 November 2006 1st Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 28 in Hit, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an EID detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
74 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 29 November 2006 Soldier assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
75 Pfc. Theodore M. West 23 29 November 2006 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in the Iraqi capital at approximately 3:30 p.m. Nov. 29 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
76 Staff Sgt. Jeremy W. Mulhair 35 30 November 2006 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BDE, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations Nov. 30 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 30 in Taji, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during reconnaissance operations
77 Staff Sgt. John L. Hartman Jr. 39 30 November 2006 1st Bn, 9th Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations




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