Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
September 2006

Monthly Summaries References
77 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Lance Cpl. Cliff K. Golla 21 01 September 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 5 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province September 1
2 Staff Sgt. Angel D. Mercado-Velazquez 24 01 September 2006 1st Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died in Yusifiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 1 of injuries suffered from mortar fire during dismounted combat operations
3 Staff Sgt. Eugene H.E. Alex 32 02 September 2006 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 172nd Stryker BCT DoD Release: Died on Sept. 2 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on Aug 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms fire
4 Sgt. Ralph N. Porras 36 02 September 2006 1st Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died in Yusifiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 2 of injuries suffered from mortar fire during dismounted combat operations
5 Pfc. Justin W. Dreese 21 02 September 2006 1st Bn, 325th Airborne Infantry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died in Yusifiyah, Iraq, on Sept. 2 of injuries suffered from mortar fire during dismounted combat operations
6 Sgt. Jason L. Merrill 22 03 September 2006 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 6:20 a.m. when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad / DoD Relase: Died on Sep. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
7 Pvt. Edwin A. Andino II 23 03 September 2006 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 6:20 a.m. when the vehicle they were riding in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad / DoD Relase: Died on Sep. 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
8 Lance Cpl. Shane P. Harris 23 03 September 2006 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 Died from wounds sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province September 3
9 Lance Cpl. Philip A. Johnson 19 03 September 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died Sept. 3 due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
10 Pvt. Ryan E. Miller 21 03 September 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigned to RCT-5 Died Sept. 3 due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
11 Sgt. 1st Class Richard J. Henkes II 32 03 September 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Infantry, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, TF Band of Brothers Died from wounds sustained after his vehicle was struck by an IED near Mosul / DoD Release: IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
12 Pfc. Nicholas A. Madaras 19 03 September 2006 1st Bn, 68th Armor, 3rd Heavy BCT, 4th Infantry Division, TF Band of BrothersKilled by an IED near Baqubah / DoD Release: Died Son Sept. 3, in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations
13 Sgt. Germaine L. Debro 33 04 September 2006 Army National Guard 1st Squadron, 167th Cavalry, assigned to 1/34th Brigade Combat Team Killed by an IED while conducting a convoy escort mission north of Baghdad at approximately 12:10 a.m. / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 4 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
14 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 September 2006 15th Sustainment Brigade Soldier Died of non-combat injuries during the early morning hours on Sep. 4 at CAMP ANACONDA, Iraq
15 Lance Cpl. Eric P. Valdepenas 21 04 September 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV, assigned to RCT-5 Died due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
16 Cpl. Jared M. Shoemaker 29 04 September 2006 Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV, assigned to RCT-5 Died due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
17 Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher G. Walsh 30 04 September 2006 Corpsman with MNC-Iraq, assigned to the Navy Reserve 3rd Bn, 24th Regiment, RCT-5, 4th MARDIV Died due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 4 while his unit was conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
18 Lt. Col. Marshall A. Gutierrez 41 04 September 2006 Area Support Group, Arijan, Kuwait DoD Release: Died on Sep. 4 in Camp Virginia, Kuwait, from non-combat related injuries
19 Pfc. Jeremy R. Shank 18 06 September 2006 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, TF Band of Brothers Shot and killed while executing a mission near Hawija / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 6 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in Hawijah, Iraq, when he encountered enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted security patrol
20 Sgt. John A. Carroll 26 06 September 2006 1st Bn, 6th Infantry, 1st BDE, 1st Armored Division Died due to injuries sustained from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 6 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during a dismounted security patrol
21 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 06 September 2006 Marine assigned to 1st Marine Logistics Group Died due to wounds sustained from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province September 6
22 Pfc. Vincent M. Frassetto 21 07 September 2006 1st Bn, 10th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 7 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
23 Sgt. Luis A. Montes 22 07 September 2006 1st Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BCT, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died on Sept. 7 in Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of injuries suffered on Sept. 1 in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
24 Spc. David J. Ramsey 27 07 September 2006 47th Combat Support Hospital, 62nd Medical Brigade DoD Release: Was medically evacuated from Iraq on Aug. 24 and died from a non-combat related incident on Sept. 7 in Spanaway, Wash
25 Sgt. David W. Gordon 23 08 September 2006 3rd Bn, 16th Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died of wounds at approximately 2 a.m. after his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
26 Cpl. Johnathan L. Benson 21 09 September 2006 3rd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 9 from wounds suffered on June 17 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
27 Pfc. Anthony P. Seig 19 09 September 2006 118th Military Police Co., 519th MP Ban, 16th MP BDE DoD Release: Died on Sept. 9, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he encountered indirect fire from enemy forces while on base
28 Spc. Alexander Jordan 31 10 September 2006 4th Bn, 23rd Infantry, 172nd Stryker BCT, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 6:45 p.m. when terrorists attacked his patrol with small-arms fire north of Baghdad
29 Spc. Harley D. Andrews 22 11 September 2006 54th Engineer Bn, 130th Engineer BDE assigned to a battalion under I MEF (Forward) Died Monday, Sept. 11, from injuries sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 11 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
30 2nd Lt. Emily J.T. Perez 23 12 September 2006 204th Support Bn, 2nd BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 10:53 p.m. after the vehicle she was riding in was struck by an IED south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Sept.12 of injuries sustained in Al Kifl, Iraq, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
31 Capt. Matthew C. Mattingly 30 13 September 2006 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division attached to the 25th Combat Aviation BDE, 25th Infantry Division Died at a military hospital from wounds suffered by enemy fire near Mosul Sept. 13
32 Pfc. Jeffrey P. Shaffer 21 13 September 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died of injuries sustained in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept.13 when an IED detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations
33 Sgt. Clint E.Williams 24 14 September 2006 MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:45 a.m. when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb south of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered in Baghdad, Iraq when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
34 Sgt. David T. Weir 23 14 September 2006 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry, 4th BCT, 101st Airborne Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 2:35 a.m. from wounds he received when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire southeast of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered on Sept. 13 when he encountered enemy forces using RPG and small arms fire during combat operations
35 Sgt. Aaron A. Smith 31 14 September 2006 4th Bn, 27th Field Artillery, 2nd BDE, 1st Armored Division, MND-Baghdad Killed by a suicide VBIED at approximately 2:50 p.m. west of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered when a VBIED detonated in the vicinity of a West Baghdad Substation where they were located
36 Sgt. Jennifer M. Hartman 21 14 September 2006 4th Support Bn, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed by a suicide VBIED at approximately 2:50 p.m. west of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered when a VBIED detonated in the vicinity of a West Baghdad Substation where they were located
37 Cpl. Marcus A. Cain 20 14 September 2006 4th Support Bn, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 14 of injuries suffered when a VBIED detonated in the vicinity of a West Baghdad Substation where they were located
38 Spc. Russell M. Makowski 23 14 September 2006 4th Bn, 42nd Field Artillery, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 9 p.m. when an IED exploded near his dismounted patrol northwest of Baghdad / Dod Release: Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept. 14 when an IED detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations
39 Lance Cpl. Ryan A. Miller 19 14 September 2006 3rd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Dod Release: Died Sept. 14 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
40 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 15 September 2006 Marine assigned to RCT-7 Died from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
41 Cpl. Cesar A. Granados 21 15 September 2006 2nd Bn, 8th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 4th Infantry Division DoD Relese: Died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept.15, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
42 Petty Officer 2nd Class David S. Roddy 22 16 September 2006 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Two, assigned to 1st Marine Logistics Group, MNC-Iraq Died September 16 from wounds sustained by enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
43 Sgt. Adam L. Knox 21 17 September 2006 Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Co., MND-Baghdad Killed by small-arms fire at approximately 4:10 p.m. in north-central Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations
44 Sgt. David J. Davis 32 17 September 2006 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry, 172nd Stryker BCT, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 3:45 p.m. when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in north-eastern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept.17, of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his Stryker Armored Vehicle during combat operations in Sadr City, Iraq
45 Sgt. James R. Worster 24 18 September 2006 10th Combat Support Hospital, 43rd Area Support Group, Task Force 3d MEDCOM Died in Baghdad from non-battle related injuries
46 1st Lt. Ashley L. (Henderson) Huff 23 19 September 2006 549th MP Co., 385th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE Killed at approximately 3:45 p.m. when vehicle was struck by a suicide car bomb in Mosul / DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in Mosul, Iraq, on Sept.19, when a suicide VBIED detonated near her mounted patrol during combat operations
47 Spc. Jared J. Raymond 20 19 September 2006 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 5:30 p.m. after the vehicle he was traveling in was struck by an IED northwest of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 19, in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his M1A2 Abrams Tank during combat operations in Taji, Iraq
48 Cpl. Bobby T. Callahan 22 19 September 2006 4th Bn, 31st Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), MND-Baghdad Died in a non-combat incident in southwest Baghdad at approximately 9 p.m. / DoD Release: Died on Sept.19, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his HMMWV rolled over while maneuvering
49 Lt. Cmdr. Jane E. Lanham 43 19 September 2006 Naval Branch Health Clinic, Bahrain DoD Release: Died from natural causes Sep. 19, 2006, in Bahrain
50 Sgt. 1st Class Charles J. Jones 29 20 September 2006 National Guard's 149th Brigade Combat Team, MND-Baghdad Died in a non-combat incident in Baghdad at approximately 6 a.m.
51 Pvt. Eric M. Kavanagh 20 20 September 2006 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 2nd BC, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 10:30 p.m. after the vehicle he was traveling in was struck by an IED in northern Baghdad
52 Sgt. Christopher M. Zimmerman 28 20 September 2006 2nd Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
53 Cpl. Yull Estrada Rodriguez 21 20 September 2006 3rd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
54 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 21 September 2006 MND-Baghdad Died at approximately 11:40 p.m. after the vehicle he was traveling in was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad
55 Sgt. Allan R. Bevington 22 21 September 2006 40th Engineer Bn, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Sept.21, when an IED detonated near him during combat operations
56 Sgt. Velton Locklear, III 29 23 September 2006 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Lightning Killed when an IED exploded near their patrol outside the Kirkuk city of Hawija / DoD Release: Died in Riyadh, Iraq, on Sept. 23, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
57 Pfc. Kenneth E Kincaid, IV 25 23 September 2006 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 25th Infantry Division, Task Force Lightning Killed when an IED exploded near their patrol outside the Kirkuk city of Hawija / DoD Release: Died in Riyadh, Iraq, on Sept. 23, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
58 Spc. Windell J. Simmons 20 23 September 2006 3rd Bn, 67th Armor, 4th BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately noon after the vehicle he was traveling in was struck by an IED in northern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
59 Staff Sgt. Carlos Dominguez 57 23 September 2006 414th Civil Affairs Bn, MND-Baghdad DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered in Taji, Iraq, on Sept.23, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations
60 Lance Cpl. Howard S. March Jr. 20 24 September 2006 2nd Bn, 8th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigne to RCT-5 Died from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
61 Lance Cpl. Rene Martinez 20 24 September 2006 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, assigne to RCT-5 Died from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
62 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 25 September 2006 Soldier assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, MNF-W Died from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
63 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 25 September 2006 Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 Died from enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
64 Cpl. Casey L. Mellen 21 25 September 2006 5th Bn, 20th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT) DoD Release: Died on Sept. 25 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his mounted patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq
65 Staff Sgt. Edward C. Reynolds, Jr. 27 26 September 2006 MND-Baghdad Died in a non-combat incident southwest of Baghdad at approximately 1:45 a.m. / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 26, of injuries suffered when M2A3 BFV rolled over while maneuvering
66 Pfc. Henry Paul 24 26 September 2006 MND-Baghdad Died in a non-combat incident southwest of Baghdad at approximately 1:45 a.m. / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 26, of injuries suffered when M2A3 BFV rolled over while maneuvering
67 Pfc. Christopher T. Riviere 21 26 September 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marines, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 26 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
68 Staff Sgt. Jose A. Lanzarin 28 26 September 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 1st Armored DivisionF DoD Release: Killed in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept. 26, when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations
69 1st Lt. James N. Lyons 28 27 September 2006 1st Bn, 12th Infantry, 4th BDE, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died at approximately noon from wounds he received when his patrol was attacked by small-arms fire in southern Baghdad / DoD Release: Died of injuries suffered when his mounted patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations
70 Lance Cpl. James Chamroeun 20 28 September 2006 2nd Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 28 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq
71 Pfc. Christopher T. Blaney 19 29 September 2006 1st Bn, 66th Armor, 1st BDE, 4th Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Taji, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident on Sept. 29
72 Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael A. Monsoor 25 29 September 2006 SEAL assigned to a West-Coast based command DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ramadi, Iraq
73 Spc. Robert F. Weber 22 30 September 2006 1st Bn, 37th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Divisiom, TF Lightning Died near Mosul as a result of a Humvee accident / DoD Release: Died near the Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, (about 30 miles south of Mosul, Iraq) as a result of a vehicle roll-over on Sept. 30
74 Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely 48 30 September 2006 National Guard's 1st Bn, 133rd Infantry, assigned to the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Killed by small arms fire while operating in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq / DoD Release: Died in Al Asad, Iraq, on Sept. 30 of injuries suffered when vehicle received small arms fire during security ops
75 Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong 20 30 September 2006 National Guard's 1st Bn, 133rd Infantry, assigned to the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) Killed by small arms fire while operating in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq / DoD Release: Died in Al Asad, Iraq, on Sept. 30 of injuries suffered when vehicle received small arms fire during security ops
76 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 September 2006 Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team 7 Died Sept. 30 from injuries sustained due to enemy action while operating in Al Anbar Province
77 Cpl. Luis E. Tejeda 20 30 September 2006 2nd Bn, 6th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 1st Armored Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 30 in Al Asad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Hit, Iraq




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