Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
September 2004

Monthly Summaries References
84 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Spc. Joseph C. Thibodeaux 24 01 Sep 2004 HHC, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th ID (Light) DoD Release: Died in Hawijah, Iraq, when his patrol came under enemy attack
2 Lance Cpl. Nicholas Perez 19 03 Sep 2004 3rd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
3 Capt. Alan Rowe 35 03 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
4 1st Lieutenant Ronald Winchester 25 03 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
5 Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt 23 03 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
6 Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric L. Knott 23 04 Sep 2004 Naval Mobile Construction Bn 4 DoD Release: Killed when the area in which he was working was struck by enemy fire. Knott died of shrapnel wounds.
7 Spc. Charles R. Lamb 23 05 Sep 2004 Army National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company assigned to 13th COSCOM Died as the result of a mortar attack on a multi-national force base near Baghdad around 6 p.m.
8 Pfc. Ryan M. McCauley 20 05 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad when his patrol came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire
9 Sgt. Shawna M. Morrison 26 05 Sep 2004 Army National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company assigned to 13th COSCOM Died as the result of a mortar attack on a multi-national force base near Baghdad around 6 p.m.
10 Staff Sgt. Gary A. Vaillant 41 05 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 72nd Armor DoD Release: Die in Khalidiya, Iraq, when his tank ran over an improvised explosive device
11 Lance Cpl. Michael J. Allred 22 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
12 Pfc. David P. Burridge 19 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
13 Lance Cpl. Derek L. Gardner 20 06 Sep 2004 Headquarters Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
14 Lance Cpl. Quinn A. Keith 21 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
15 Lance Cpl. Joseph C. McCarthy 21 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
16 Cpl. Mick R. Nygardbekowsky 21 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
17 Lance Cpl. Lamont N. Wilson 20 06 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed by vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which was detonated late in the morning near Fallujah
18 Spc. Tomas Garces 19 06 Sep 2004 Army National Guard's 1836th Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM Killed as the result of an improvised explosive device attack on a convoy near Baghdad at around 11:45 p.m.
19 Staff Sgt. Elvis Bourdon 36 06 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Died at about 3 p.m. from wounds suffered in an attack in Baghdad at about 2:30 p.m.
20 Spc. Brandon M. Read 21 06 Sep 2004 125th Transportation Company Died as the result of an IED attack on a convoy near Qayarrah at noon
21 Capt. John J. Boria 29 06 Sep 2004 911th Air Refueling Squadron DoD Release: Died from injuries he received in an all terrain vehicle accident in Doha, Qatar
22 Pfc. Devin J. Grella 21 06 Sep 2004 Army Reserve's 706th Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM DoD Release: Died in Iraq, after an improvised explosive device exploded near his convoy vehicle
23 Spc. Clarence Adams III 28 07 Sep 2004 91st Engineer Bn, 1st Cavalry Division TF Baghdad Died at about 2 a.m. Sept. 7 from wounds suffered in an IED attack in Baghdad that took place at about 11 p.m. Sept. 6.
24 Spc. Yoe M. Aneiros 07 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, TF Baghdad Killed during a rocket propelled grenade attack that took place at about 9:30 a.m., in eastern Baghdad
25 1st Lt. Timothy E. Price 07 Sep 2004 127th MP Company, 709th MP Bn, 18th MP Brigade assigned to 89th MP Brigade Killed in action at 12:19 p.m., when a Multi-National Division - Baghdad patrol was attacked by small arms fire in the western part of the city
26 Spc. Chad H. Drake 23 07 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division TF Baghdad Killed during an attack that took place at about 12 p.m. in eastern Baghdad
27 Spc. Lauro G. DeLeon Jr. 08 Sep 2004 Army Reserve's 644th Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM Died as the result of an improvised explosive device attack on a convoy near LSA Anaconda Balad at around 1:45 a.m.
28 Sgt. James D. Faulkner 08 Sep 2004 TF Baghdad Killed at about 5:30 a.m. after an improvised explosive device detonated in eastern Baghdad
29 Spc. Michael A. Martinez 29 08 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 6th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division Died as a result of a vehicle accident near Baqubah at about 8:45 p.m. / DoD Release: His military vehicle rolled over
30 Pfc. Jason L. Sparks 19 8 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 503rd Infantry Regiment DoD Release: Died in Fallujah, Iraq, when his platoon was engaged in direct fire
31 Spc. Edgar P. Daclan Jr. 24 10 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, when his patrol was responding to indirect fire and an improvised explosive device exploded
32 Petty Officer 3rd Class David A. Cedergren 25 11 Sep 2004 2nd Marine Division Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic DoD Release: Died near Iskandariayah, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident
33 1st Lt. Alexander E. Wetherbee 27 12 Sep 2004 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
34 Pfc. Jason T. Poindexter 20 12 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
35 Lance Cpl. Cesar F. Machado-Olmos 20 13 Sep 2004 2nd Combat Engineer Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died due a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
36 Lance Cpl. Dominic C. Brown 19 13 Sep 2004 Headquarters Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
37 Lance Cpl. Michael J. Halal 22 13 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died due a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
38 Staff Sgt. Guy S. Hagy Jr. 31 13 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post
39 Sgt. Carl Thomas 29 13 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post
40 Staff Sgt. David J. Weisenburg 26 13 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 162nd Infantry DoD Release: Died in Taji, Iraq, when their military vehicle came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device
41 Spc. Benjamin W. Isenberg 27 13 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 162nd Infantry DoD Release: Died in Taji, Iraq, when their military vehicle came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device
42 Lance Cpl. Mathew D. Puckett 19 13 Sep 2004 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
43 Cpl. Adrian V. Soltau 21 13 Sep 2004 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
44 Cpl. Jaygee Meluat 24 13 Sep 2004 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
45 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 Sep 2004 TF Baghdad Killed when attacked with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire at approximately 4:30 p.m. / MNF-I/MNC-I Release
46 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 Sep 2004 TF Baghdad Killed when attacked with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire at approximately 4:30 p.m. / MNF-I/MNC-I Release
47 Sgt. Jacob H. Demand 29 14 Sep 2004 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry, TF Olympia Killed when patrol was attacked with small arms fire on the western side of Mosul
48 Maj. Kevin M. Shea 38 14 Sep 2004 1st Marine Regiment, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
49 1st Lt. Tyler H. Brown 26 14 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division DOD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
50 Lance Cpl. Drew M. Uhles 20 15 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Died of wounds sustained in action Sept. 15 while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
51 Lance Cpl. Gregory C. Howman 28 15 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
52 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 16 Sep 2004 I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
53 Cpl. Steven A. Rintamaki 21 16 Sep 2004 3rd Bn, 1st Marine 1st MARDIV, I MEF Died of wounds sustained in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
54 1st Lieutenant Andrew K. Stern 24 16 Sep 2004 1st Tank Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Died of wounds sustained in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
55 Sgt. Foster Pinkston 47 16 Sep 2004 Army National Guard's 878th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died Sept. 16, in Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, Ga., from a non-combat related illness. His death was announced on Jan. 06, 2004, after a DoD review of records revealed the omission of a news release announcing his death.
56 Cpl. Christopher S. Ebert 21 17 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq
57 Sgt. Thomas C. Rosenbaum 25 18 Sep 2004 4th Bn, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) detonated at approximately 4 p.m. today
58 Pfc. James W. Price 22 18 Sep 2004 4th Bn, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (VBIED) detonated at approximately 4 p.m. today.
59 Sgt. Brandon E. Adams 22 19 Sep 2004 4th Bn, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad DoD Release: Died Sept.19 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of injuries sustained in Fallujah, Iraq, on Feb. 16 when a grenade exploded as he was clearing a house
60 Spc. Joshua J. Henry 20 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked a 1st Infantry Division patrol near Ash Sharqat at about 1:15 p.m. / DoD Release: Died in Tikrit from wounds suffered in attack
61 Lance Cpl. Steven C. T. Cates 22 20 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
62 Sgt. Foster L. Harrington 31 20 Sep 2004 Marine Corps Reserve's 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, 4th Marine Division, assigned to I MEF Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
63 Pfc. Nathan E. Stahl 20 21 Sep 2004 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died in Iraq, when his vehicle was struck with an improvised explosive device
64 Staff Sgt. Lance J. Koenig 33 22 Sep 2004 Army National Guard's 141st Engineer Battalion, assigned to TF Danger Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked a combat patrol using an improvised explosive device near Tikrit at about 9:15 a.m.
65 Pfc. Adam J. Harris 21 22 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, TF Olympia Died from injuries following an earlier attack on a Multinational Forces patrol in Mosul. The Soldier was evacuated to a military hospital in Mosul where the Soldier later died of wounds. / DoD release: Died in Mosul, Iraq, when he was shot by a sniper while on patrol
66 Sgt. Skipper Soram 23 22 Sep 2004 3rd Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Died when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated at about 4:30 p.m. Sept. 22 near a traffic control point in Baghdad. He died of wounds at a nearby military medical treatment facility
67 Sgt. Benjamin K. Smith 24 22 Sep 2004 1st Tank Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
68 Lance Cpl. Aaron Boyles 24 24 Sep 2004 Headquarters and Service Company, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
69 Sgt. Timothy Folmar 21 24 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine , 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
70 Lance Cpl. Ramon Mateo 20 24 Sep 2004 Headquarters and Service Company, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
71 2nd Lieutenant Ryan Leduc 28 24 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine , 10th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died as a result of a non-combat vehicle accident in Rutbah, Iraq
72 Spc. David W. Johnson 37 25 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 162nd Infantry, TF Baghdad Died when an improvised explosive device detonated at about 6:45 a.m
73 Spc. Clifford L. Moxley 51 25 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 103rd Armor Regiment DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries. Moxley was assigned to the Army National Guard's
74 Spc. Robert Oliver Unruh 25 25 Sep 2004 44th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit
75 Capt. Eric L. Allton 34 26 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when he was struck by a mortar round
76 Spc. Gregory A. Cox 21 27 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 77th Armor, 1st Infantry Division Died from injuries sustained as a result of an accident near Balad at about 8:30 a.m.. when his patrol encountered an Iraqi national truck being driven erratically. The driver of one of the patrol vehicles swerved to avoid a collision, but the vehicle overturned
77 Sgt. 1st Class Joselito O. Villanueva 36 27 Sep 2004 9th Engineer Bn, 1st Infantry Division Killed at about 10 a.m. when a patrol returning from the scene of the first incident was attacked with small arms fire by anti-Iraqi forces / DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, when he was at an observation post and was shot by a sniper
78 Pfc. Kenneth L. Sickels 20 27 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Privince, Iraq
79 Sgt. Tyler D. Prewitt 22 28 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries sustained in Baqubah, Iraq, on September 24 when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle and exploded
80 Pfc. Joshua K. Titcomb 20 29 Sep 2004 2nd Bn, 72nd Armor, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained on September 28 when an improvised explosive device exploded near his military vehicle
81 Staff Sgt. Mike A. Dennie 31 29 Sep 2004 106th Finance Battalion DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the driver of his military vehicle pulled off the road and lost control, causing it to roll over.
82 Spc. Rodney A. Jones 21 30 Sep 2004 1st Bn, 5th Infantry, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed when VBIED detonated at approximately 9:45 a.m. near a checkpoint at a Task Force Baghdad forward operating base in western Baghdad
83 Staff Sgt. Darren J. Cunningham 40 30 Sep 2004 89th Military Police Brigade Killed when insurgents attacked a Logistical Support Area outside Baghdad with indirect fire and a 122mm rocket detonated
84 Spc. Allen Nolan 38 30 Sep 2004 Army Reserve's 660th Transportation Company DoD Release: Died at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained on Sept. 18 in Balad, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle struck an improvised explosive device and then came under small arms fire




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