Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
October 2005

Monthly Summaries References
96 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Sgt. Marshall A. Westbrook 43 01 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 126th MP Company, TF Baghdad Killed when a patrol struck an IED at 8 a.m. Oct. 1 in central Baghdad / DoD Release: IED detonated near his HMMWV
2 Spc. Joshua J. Kynoch 23 01 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 7th Infantry, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Died of injuries sustained when a combat patrol struck a mine near Bayji at about 12:00 p.m. Oct. 1 / DoD Release: IED detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during convoy operations
3 Staff Sgt. Jens E. Schelbert 31 01 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Oct. 1, when his forward operating base was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
4 Staff Sgt. Timothy J. Roark 29 02 Oct 2005 4th Bn, 123rd Aviation Regiment Dod Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, on Oct. 2, of a non-combat related injury
5 Sgt. Sean B. Berry 26 03 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 112th Armor, 56th BCT Dead as a result of injuries sustained from a gunshot wound at about 8:45 a.m., Oct. 3, 2005, near Taqaddum, Iraq
6 Sgt. Bryan W. Large 31 03 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd ABN assigned to 2nd RCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq Oct. 3 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV
7 Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch 21 03 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd ABN assigned to 2nd RCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq Oct. 3 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV
8 Pfc. Roberto C. Baez 19 03 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd ABN assigned to 2nd RCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained from an IED while conducting combat operations in Haqlaniyah, Iraq Oct. 3 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV
9 Cpl. John R. Stalvey 22 03 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 6th Marine, 2nd RCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED during Operation Iron Fist in Karabilah, Iraq on Oct. 3
10 Sgt. Larry W. Pankey Jr. 34 03 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 467th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 3, of non-combat related injuries sustained in Balad, Iraq, on Sept. 23
11 Pfc. Andrew D. Bedard 19 04 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF unit was attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) DoD Release: Died Oct. 4 from an IED while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq
12 Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian K. Joplin 32 04 Oct 2005 Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15 DoD Release: Killed Oct. 4, when he fell out of a U.S. Navy MH-53 helicopter during a regularly scheduled training mission in the Central Arabian Gulf.
13 Spc. Jeremiah W. Robinson 20 06 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 860th MP Company, TF Baghdad Killed when a patrol struck an IED while conducting offense combat operations in north Baghdad at 8:15 a.m. Oct. 6 / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 6, of injuries sustained there on Oct. 5, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations
14 Lance Cpl. Patrick B. Kenny 20 06 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations near al Karmah, Iraq, on Oct. 6
15 Lance Cpl. Shayne M. Cabino 19 06 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations near al Karmah, Iraq, on Oct. 6
16 Cpl. Nicholas O. Cherava 21 06 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations near al Karmah, Iraq, on Oct. 6
17 Pfc. Jason L. Frye 19 06 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations near al Karmah, Iraq, on Oct. 6
18 Lance Cpl. Daniel M. McVicker 20 06 Oct 2005 Combat Service Support Det. 21, 2nd FSSG, II MEF, but as part of OIF, he was attached to RCT-2, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting a combat logistics patrol in the vicinity of al Qaim, Iraq, on Oct. 6
19 Lance Cpl. Carl L. Raines II 20 06 Oct 2005 Combat Service Support Det. 21, 2nd FSSG, II MEF, but as part of OIF, he was attached to RCT-2, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting a combat logistics patrol in the vicinity of al Qaim, Iraq, on Oct. 6
20 Sgt. Eric A. Fifer 22 07 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, attached to RCT-2, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained from small arms fire while conducting combat operations in support of Operation River Gate near Haqlaniyah, Iraq Oct. 7 / DoD Release: Died in Al Asad, Iraq
21 Pfc. Nicholas J. Greer 21 07 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, attached to RCT-2, 2d MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained from small arms fire while conducting combat operations in support of Operation River Gate near Haqlaniyah, Iraq Oct. 7 / DoD Release: Died in Haqlaniyah, Iraq
22 Staff Sgt. Gary R. Harper Jr. 29 09 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 5th Special Forces Group DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq on Oct. 9, when his reconnaissance mission was attacked by enemy forces
23 Lance Cpl. Sergio H. Escobar 18 09 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF, his unit was attached to the 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when the vehicle he was in was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 8 / DoD Release: Died Oct. 9
24 Staff Sgt. Jerry L. Bonifacio Jr. 28 10 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, TF Baghdad Killed when a suicide car bomber detonated outside a checkpoint near the International Zone Oct. 10
25 Sgt. 1st Class Brandon K. Sneed 33 10 Oct 2005 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in ar Ramadi on Oct. 10 / DoD Release: IED detonated near their M2A2 BFV
26 Sgt. Leon M. Johnson 28 10 Oct 2005 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in ar Ramadi on Oct. 10 / DoD Release: IED detonated near their M2A2 BFV
27 Lt. Col. Leon G. James II 46 10 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 314th Field Artillery, 2nd BDE, 78th Division DoD Release: Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 10, of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sep. 26, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
28 Spc. Jeremy M. Hodge 20 10 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 612th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 10, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
29 Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Kimmell 30 11 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 5th Special Forces Group DoD Release: Died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 11, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
30 Sgt. Donald D. Furman 30 12 Oct 2005 24th Transportation Co, 541st Maintenance Bn, 1st COSCOM Killed when vehicle rolled over while conducting a combat logistics patrol near Balad about 7:00 a.m. Oct. 12 / DoD Release: Military vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle and overturned
31 Sgt. Lorenzo Ponce Ruiz 26 12 Oct 2005 24th Transportation Co, 541st Maintenance Bn, 1st COSCOM Killed when vehicle rolled over while conducting a combat logistics patrol near Balad about 7:00 a.m. Oct. 12 / DoD Release: Military vehicle collided with a civilian vehicle and overturned
32 Spc. James T. Grijalva 26 12 Oct 2005 National Guard's 2nd Bn, 130th Infantry DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 12, of a non-combat related injury
33 Master Sgt. Kenneth E. Hunt Jr. 40 12 Oct 2005 Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd MAW, I MEF DoD Release: Died Oct. 12 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas. Hunt died from wounds received July 24 when the vehicle he was riding in struck an anti-tank mine while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Taqaddum, Iraq
34 Spc. Robert W. Tucker 20 13 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, TF Liberty Died of injuries sustained when a combat patrol struck an IED near Ad Dujayl at about 1 p.m. Oct. 13 / DoD Release: IED detonated near his HMMWV
35 Petty Officer 1st Class Howard E. Babcock IV 33 13 Oct 2005 Computer and Telecommunications Station in Bahrain DoD Release: Died in a motorcycle accident on Oct. 13 in Bahrain
36 Sgt. Brian R. Conner 36 14 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 243rd Engineer Company Killed in a traffic accident in Iraq, 21 km south of the Baghdad IAP, at approximately 5:06 a.m. / DoD Release: Died in Al Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 14, when they were conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of their HMWWV, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate
37 Spc. Samuel M. Boswell 20 14 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 243rd Engineer Company Killed in a traffic accident in Iraq, 21 km south of the Baghdad IAP, at approximately 5:06 a.m. / DoD Release: Died in Al Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 14, when they were conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of their HMWWV, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate
38 Spc. Bernard L. Ceo 23 14 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 243rd Engineer Company Killed in a traffic accident in Iraq, 21 km south of the Baghdad IAP, at approximately 5:06 a.m. / DoD Release: Died in Al Taji, Iraq, on Oct. 14, when they were conducting convoy operations and an 18-wheel tractor trailer accidentally struck the rear of their HMWWV, starting a fire and causing ammunition to detonate
39 Staff Sgt. Vincent E. Summers 38 15 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 15 / CENTCOM Release / DoD Release: IED detonated near M2A2 BFV during combat operations
40 Spc. Thomas H. Byrd 21 15 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 15 / CENTCOM Release / DoD Release: IED detonated near M2A2 BFV during combat operations
41 Spc. Jeffrey W. Corban 30 15 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 15 / CENTCOM Release / DoD Release: IED detonated near M2A2 BFV during combat operations
42 Spc. Richard A. Hardy 24 15 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 15 / CENTCOM Release / DoD Release: IED detonated near M2A2 BFV during combat operations
43 Spc. Timothy D. Watkins 24 15 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to the 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations when vehicle was attacked with an IED in Ar Ramadi on Oct. 15 / CENTCOM Release / DoD Release: IED detonated near M2A2 BFV during combat operations
44 Sgt. Mark P. Adams 24 15 Oct 2005 Marine Forces Reserve's II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation Command Element, but for OIF, was attached to RCT-8, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations against the enemy when his vehicle was attacked with an IED in Saqlawiyah on Oct. 15
45 Lance Cpl. Chad R. Hildebrandt 22 17 Oct 2005 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF, unit was was attached to RCT-2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against the enemy in the vicinity of Ar Rutbah Oct. 17
46 Lance Cpl. Daniel Scott R. Bubb 19 17 Oct 2005 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF, unit was was attached to RCT-2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against the enemy in the vicinity of Ar Rutbah Oct. 17
47 Chief Warrant Officer Paul J. Pillen 28 17 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 249th Aviation Pronounced dead after being discovered in an apartment pool in the Salwa district, south of Kuwait City, at approximately 11:00 p.m. / DoD Release: Died in Salwa, Kuwait, on Oct. 17, of a non-combat related cause
48 Lance Cpl. Christopher M. Poston 20 17 Oct 2005 Battalion Landing Team 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 13th MEU, I MEF DoD Release: Died Oct. 17 from a non-hostile vehicle accident in Hit, Iraq
49 Spc. Lucas A. Frantz 22 18 Oct 2005 1st Bn, 17th Infantry, 172nd Sryker BCT, TF Freedom Killed early morning Oct. 18 in Mosul by small-arms fire / DoD Release: Hit while performing a combat mission
50 Spc. Daniel D. Bartels 22 19 Oct 2005 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 172nd Stryker BCT, assigned to RCT-2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died from a non-hostile gunshot wound on Oct. 18 at a forward operating base near Mosul, Iraq / DoD Release: Died in Mosul, Iraq, on Oct. 19, of a non-combat related cause identified there on Oct. 18
51 Staff Sgt. Tommy I. Folks Jr. 31 19 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 142nd Infantry, 56th BCT, 36th ID Died from wounds as a result of an IED attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 11:00 p.m. October 18, near Al Iskandariyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 19, of injuries sustained on Oct. 18, in Iskandariyah, Iraq, when multiple IEDs detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations
52 Spc. Kendall K. Frederick 21 19 Oct 2005 TF Liberty Killed when vehicle caught fire near Tikrit at about 6:00 p.m. Oct. 19 / DoD Release: IED detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations
53 Sgt. Arthur A. Mora Jr. 23 19 Oct 2005 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Killed when combat patrol struck an IED near Balad at about 7:45 p.m. Oct. 19 / DoD Release: HMMWV was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations
54 Spc. Russell H. Nahvi 24 19 Oct 2005 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Killed when combat patrol struck an IED near Balad at about 7:45 p.m. Oct. 19 / DoD Release: HMMWV was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations
55 Spc. Jose E. Rosario 20 19 Oct 2005 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Killed when combat patrol struck an IED near Balad at about 7:45 p.m. Oct. 19 / DoD Release: HMMWV was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations
56 Lance Cpl. Norman W. Anderson III 21 19 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 6th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action by a suicide VBIED on Oct. 19, while conducting combat operations against the enemy in the vicinity of Karabilah, Iraq
57 Sgt. Jacob D. Dones 21 20 Oct 2005 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, assigned to RCT-2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained from an indirect fire attack in Hit, Oct. 20 / DoD Release: FOB was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
58 Staff Sergeant Richard T. Pummill 27 20 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED in the vicinity of Nasser Wa Salaam on Oct. 20
59 Lance Cpl. Andrew D. Russoli 21 20 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED in the vicinity of Nasser Wa Salaam on Oct. 20
60 Lance Cpl. Steven W. Szwydek 20 20 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED in the vicinity of Nasser Wa Salaam on Oct. 20
61 Staff Sgt. Dennis P. Merck 38 20 Oct 2005 National Guard's 878th Engineer Bn, TF Baghdad Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound Oct. 20 in central Baghdad
62 Cpl. Seamus M. Davey 25 21 Oct 2005 Marine Forces Reserve's 4th Force Reconnaissance Bn, 4th MARDIV, but for OIF, his unit was attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when he was hit by an explosion in the vicinity of Haqlaniyah on Oct. 21
63 Lance Cpl. Kenneth J. Butler 19 21 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED near al Amariyah on Oct. 21
64 Petty Officer 3rd Class Christopher W. Thompson
Second DoD Release
25 21 Oct 2005 Sailor assigned to Echo Co, 2nd Bn, 2nd Marines, 8th RCT, 2nd MARDIV, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED near al Amariyah on Oct. 21 / DoD Release: Killed in action from an IED explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq
65 Cpl. Benny G. Cockerham III 21 21 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marines, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED near al Amariyah on Oct. 21 (Due to the circumstances of the incident, positive identification could not be made in time for earlier reporting. The attack killed a total of four service members) / DoD Release: vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the water.
66 Capt. Tyler B. Swisher 35 21 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marines, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when vehicle was attacked with an IED near al Amariyah on Oct. 21 (Due to the circumstances of the incident, positive identification could not be made in time for earlier reporting. The attack killed a total of four service members) / DoD Release: vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the water.
67 Staff Sgt. George T. Alexander, Jr. 34 23 Oct 2005 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 22, of injuries sustained in Samarra, Iraq, on Oct. 17, when an IED detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle
68 Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Spears 21 23 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but during OIF, unit was attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by small-arms fire during combat operations against the enemy in ar Ramadi, Oct. 23
69 Spc. Christopher T. Monroe 19 25 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 785th MP Bn Killed in a vehicle accident on Oct. 25 around 7 p.m. near Camp Bucca, Iraq. The Soldier was medically evacuated to Shiba Hospital in Basrah / Dod Release: Died on Oct. 25, in Basra, Iraq, when his 5-ton truck was involved in an automobile accident with a civilian vehicle
70 Cpl. Benjamin D. Hoeffner 21 25 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 324th Psychological Operations Company DoD Release: Died in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, on Oct. 25, of a non-combat related cause
71 Sgt. Michael T. Robertson 28 25 Oct 2005 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 25, of injuries sustained in Samarra, Iraq, on Oct. 17, when an IED near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle
72 Master Sgt. Thomas A. Wallsmith 38 26 Oct 2005 3rd Forward Support Bn, Division Support Brigade, 3rd ID, TF Baghdad Killed Oct. 26 when their convoy struck an IED in east Baghdad / DoD Relase: Died in Rustamiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 26, when an IED detonated near HMMWV
73 Sgt. 1st Class Ramon A. Acevedoaponte 51 26 Oct 2005 3rd Forward Support Bn, Division Support Brigade, 3rd ID, TF Baghdad Killed Oct. 26 when their convoy struck an IED in east Baghdad / DoD Relase: Died in Rustamiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 26, when an IED detonated near HMMWV
74 Sgt. James Witkowski 32 26 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 729th Transportation Co, attached to 1st COSCOM Died as a result of his wounds as a result of an IED and small arms fire attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 11:15 a.m. Oct. 26, near Ashraf, Iraq / DoD Release: died on Oct. 26, near Ashraf, Iraq, of injuries sustained there earlier that day when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations
75 Staff Sgt. Lewis J. Gentry 26 26 Oct 2005 94th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Mosul, Iraq, on Oct. 26, from a noncombat related cause
76 Sgt. Evan S. Parker 25 27 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 1st Bn, 487th Field Artillery, 20th BCT DoD Release: Died at Landstuhl Army Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Oct. 26, of injuries sustained in Balad, Iraq, on Oct. 23, when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces who threw an explosive device from their moving vehicle
77 Capt. Michael J. Mackinnon 30 27 Oct 2005 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd ID, TF Baghdad Died of wounds after his patrol struck an IED Oct. 27 in south Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Oct. 27, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations
78 Col. William W. Wood 44 27 Oct 2005 Army soldier assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, TF Baghdad Killed when terrorists detonated a roadside bomb Oct. 27 in south Baghdad(This is a separate casualty from the same incident reported in release 05-10-38C) / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Oct. 27, when he was directing security operations in response to the detonation of an IED. During this response, a second IED detonated near his position
79 Staff Sgt. Daniel R. Lightner, Jr. 28 27 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd BCT, 28th ID, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when his vehicle was attacked with an IED in ar Ramadi Oct. 27 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV
80 Lance Cpl. Jared J. Kremm 24 27 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 6th Marine, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in an indirect fire attack in Saqlawiyah, Oct. 27(Died at the scene)
81 Lance Cpl. Robert F. Eckfield Jr. 23 27 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 6th Marine, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in an indirect fire attack in Saqlawiyah, Oct. 27(Died from his wounds at a nearby medical center)
82 1st Lt. Debra A. Banaszak 35 28 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 1035th Maintenance Company DoD Release: Died at Camp Victory, Kuwait, on Oct. 28, from noncombat related injuries
83 Pfc. Dillon M. Jutrask 20 28 Oct 2005 3rd Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Oct. 28, from injuries sustained while conducting combat operations
84 Pfc. Kenny D. Rojas 21 29 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 7th Infantry, 1st BDE, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Died as a result of injuries sustained when the vehicle which he was traveling in struck a landmine Oct. 29. His unit was conducting security operations southwest of Bayji early morning Oct. 29
85 Capt. Raymond D. Hill II 39 29 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, TF Baghdad Killed Oct. 29 when patrol struck an IED in S Baghdad / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
86 Sgt. Shaker T. Guy 23 29 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, TF Baghdad Killed Oct. 29 when patrol struck an IED in S Baghdad / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
87 Sgt. Michael P. Hodshire 25 30 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 2nd Marine, RCT-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died of wounds sustained from an enemy IED attack on his vehicle during combat operations near Nasser Wa Salaam Oct. 29 / DoD Release: Died Oct. 30 of wounds sustained from an IED during combat operations near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq on Oct. 29
88 Staff Sgt. Joel P. Dameron 27 30 Oct 2005 8th Engineer Support Bn, 2nd FSSG (Forward), II MEF (Forward) Killed in action while conducting combat operations against the enemy when his vehicle was attacked with an IED in the vicinity of Al Amiriyah on Oct. 30
89 Sgt. 1st Class Jonathan Tessar 36 31 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, TF Baghdad Killed when their patrol struck an IED in the Yusufiyah district SW of Baghdad Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
901 Spc. William J. Byler 23 31 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, TF Baghdad Killed when their patrol struck an IED in the Yusufiyah district SW of Baghdad Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
91 Pfc. David J. Martin 21 31 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, TF Baghdad Killed when their patrol struck an IED in the Yusufiyah district SW of Baghdad Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
92 Pvt. Adam R. Johnson 22 31 Oct 2005 2nd Bn, 502nd Infantry, 2nd BCT, 101st Airborne Division, TF Baghdad Killed when their patrol struck an IED in the Yusufiyah district SW of Baghdad Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
93 Staff Sgt. Wilgene T. Lieto 28 31 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 100th Bn, 442nd Infantry, 29th BCT Killed by an IED at approximately 9:06 a.m. Oct. 31 while on a patrol north of LSA Anaconda / DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
94 Spc. Derence W. Jack 31 31 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 100th Bn, 442nd Infantry, 29th BCT Killed by an IED at approximately 9:06 a.m. Oct. 31 while on a patrol north of LSA Anaconda / DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
95 1st Lt. Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski 33 31 Oct 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 155th Infantry assigned to the 155th BCT, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action conducting combat operations against the enemy after being attacked with an IED during a foot patrol in the vicinity of al Haswah on Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died in Iskandariyah, Iraq, on Oct. 31, when an IED detonated near his dismounted patrol
96 Sgt. 1st Class Matthew R. Kading 32 31 Oct 2005 Army Reserve's 983rd Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, on Oct. 31, of injuries sustained near Tikrit, Iraq, on Oct. 19, when an IED detonated near his convoy vehicle




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