Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
November 2007

Monthly Summaries References
41 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
01 Master Sgt. Thomas A. Crowell 36 01 November 2007 Det. 301, Scott AFB, Ill, assigned to Balad AB Air Force Office of Special Investigations Killed Nov. 1 while performing combat operations in the vicinity of Balad Air Base, Iraq / DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 near Balad Air Base, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
02 Staff Sgt. David A. Wieger 28 01 November 2007 Det. 303, Travis AFB, assigned to Balad AB Air Force Office of Special Investigations Killed Nov. 1 while performing combat operations in the vicinity of Balad Air Base, Iraq / DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 near Balad Air Base, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
03 Nathan J. Schuldheiss 27 01 November 2007 Det. 204, Offutt AFB, assigned to Balad AB Air Force Office of Special Investigations Killed Nov. 1 while performing combat operations in the vicinity of Balad Air Base, Iraq / DoD Release: Died Nov. 1 near Balad Air Base, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
04 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 01 November 2007 MND-Center Killed when patrol was struck by an IED south of Baghdad Nov. 1
05 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 01 November 2007 MND-Center Killed when patrol was struck by an IED south of Baghdad Nov. 1
06 2nd Lt. Tracy Lynn Alger 30 01 November 2007 3rd Bn, 187th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died Nov 1 in Shubayshen, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near her vehicle
07 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 03 November 2007 MND-North Died in an explosion in Salah ad Din province, Nov. 3
08 Pfc. Dwane A. Covert Jr. 20 03 November 2007 104th Transportation Co., 13th Corps Support Sustainment Bn, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Al-Sahra, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident
09 Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis 34 05 November 2007 10th Brigade Support Bn, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Killed as a result of an explosion near their vehicle while conducting combat operations in the Kirkuk province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5, in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near their Humvee during combat operations
10 Staff Sgt. John D. Linde 30 05 November 2007 1st Brigade Special Troops Bn, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Killed as a result of an explosion near their vehicle while conducting combat operations in the Kirkuk province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5, in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near their Humvee during combat operations
11 Sgt. Derek T. Stenroos 24 05 November 2007 1st Brigade Special Troops Bn, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Killed as a result of an explosion near their vehicle while conducting combat operations in the Kirkuk province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5, in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near their Humvee during combat operations
12 Pfc. Adam J. Muller 21 05 November 2007 1st Brigade Special Troops Bn, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Killed as a result of an explosion near their vehicle while conducting combat operations in the Kirkuk province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5, in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near their Humvee during combat operations
13 Sgt. Daniel J. Shaw 23 05 November 2007 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to MNF-West Killed Nov. 5 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5 in Taji, Iraq
14 Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin R. Bewley 27 05 November 2007 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11 Killed as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 5 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Iraq
15 Spc. Christine M. Ndururi 21 06 November 2007 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Nov. 6 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a non-combat related illness
16 Sgt. Lui Tumanuvao 29 07 November 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, MND-Center Killed as a result of wounds suffered when the dismounted patrol the Soldier was part of encountered an improvised explosive device south of Baghdad Nov. 7 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 7 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was struck by an IED during combat operations
17 Capt. Benjamin D. Tiffner 31 07 November 2007 1st Bn, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne) DoD Release: Died Nov. 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was struck by an IED
18 Spc. Jermaine D. Franklin 22 09 November 2007 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), MND-North Killed as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting operations in Diyala Province, Nov. 9 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 9, in Jisr Naft, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an IED
19 Sgt. Joseph M. Vanek 22 09 November 2007 2nd Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Nov. 12 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire
20 Spc. Ashley Sietsema 20 12 November 2007 708th Medical Co., 108th Medical Bn, 108th Sustainment BDE, Illinois National Guard DoD Release: Died Nov. 12 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident
21 Sgt. Christopher R. Kruse 23 13 November 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Died as a result of an explosion while conducting operations in Diyala Province, Nov. 13 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 13 in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated during dismounted combat operations
22 Cpl. Peter W. Schmidt 30 13 November 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Died as a result of an explosion while conducting operations in Diyala Province, Nov. 13 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 13 in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated during dismounted combat operations
23 Pfc. Casey P. Mason 22 13 November 2007 728th MP Bn, 8th MP BDE, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, MNC-Iraq Killed during military operations near the city of Mosul / DoD Release: Died Nov.13 in Mosul, Iraq of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire
24 2nd Lt. Peter H. Burks 26 14 November 2007 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively formed penetrator detonated in central Baghdad Nov. 14
25 Sgt. Kenneth R. Booker 25 14 November 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed as a result of an explosion while conducting operations in Diyala Province, Nov. 14 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 14, in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle
26 Spc. Derek R. Banks 24 14 November 2007 237th Engineer Co., 276th Engineer Bn, 91st Troop Command DoD Release: Died Nov. 14 in San Antonio of wounds suffered Oct. 25 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the vehicle he was in struck an IED
27 Sgt. Mason L. Lewis 26 16 November 2007 26th Brigade Support Bn, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad on Nov. 16, as a result of a non-combat related training accident
28 Sgt. Steven C. Ganczewski 22 16 November 2007 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died Nov. 16, in Balad, Iraq, wounds suffered from a combat-related incident
29 Staff Sgt. Alejandro Ayala 18 18 November 2007 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron DoD Release: Died Nov. 18 of injuries sustained as a result of a vehicle accident in Kuwait
30 Pfc. Marius L. Ferrero 23 18 November 2007 1st Bn, 38th Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed as a result of an suicide vest attack while conducting operations in Baqubah, Diyala Province, Nov. 18 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 18 when an IED detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq
31 Cpl. Jason T. Lee 26 18 November 2007 1st Bn, 38th Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed as a result of an suicide vest attack while conducting operations in Baqubah, Diyala Province, Nov. 18 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 18 when an IED detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq
32 Cpl. Christopher J. Nelson 22 18 November 2007 1st Bn, 38th Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed as a result of an suicide vest attack while conducting operations in Baqubah, Diyala Province, Nov. 18 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 18 when an IED detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq
33 Sgt. Alfred G. Paredez Jr. 32 20 November 2007 1st Bn, 8th Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-Baghdad Died when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated near a combat patrol in eastern Baghdad Nov. 20 / DoD Release: Died Nov. 20 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an IED
34 Spc. Melvin L. Henley Jr. 26 21 November 2007 603rd Aviation Support Bn, 3rd Combat Aviation BDE, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died at Camp Striker in Baghdad on Nov. 21 of injuries suffered from non-combat related incident
35 Staff Sgt. Jonathon L. Martin 33 21 November 2007 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) DoD Release: Died Nov. 22 in Regensburg, Germany, of wounds suffered on Nov. 9 in Jisr Naft, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an IED
36 Pvt. Isaac T. Cortes 26 27 November 2007 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 27 in Amerli, Iraq
37 Spc. Benjamin J. Garrison 25 27 November 2007 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-North Killed as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din province / DoD Release: Died Nov. 27 in Amerli, Iraq
38 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 28 November 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed by small-arms fire in a western section of the Iraqi capital Nov. 28
39 Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason 42 28 November 2007 847th Adjutant General Bn, 89th Regional Readiness Command DoD Release: Died Nov. 28 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from an incident
40 Cpl. Allen C. Roberts 21 28 November 2007 Marine Attack Squadron 214, MAG 13, 3rd MAW, I MEF DoD Release: Died Nov. 28 from a vehicle accident near Al Asad, Iraq
41 Cpl. Blair W. Emery 24 30 November 2007 504th MP Bn, 42nd MP BDE DoD Release: Died Nov. 30 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED




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