Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
September 2007

Monthly Summaries References
72 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Spc. Christopher G. Patton 21 01 September 2007 2nd Bn, 5th Cavalry, 1st BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident
2 Staff Sgt. Delmar White 37 02 September 2007 2nd Bn, 138th Field Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard Killed when an IED detonated near combat logistics patrol near Baghdad / DoD Release: Died Sept. 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
3 Spc. Rodney J. Johnson 20 04 September 2007 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in a western section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 4 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 4 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit
4 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 September 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated on patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 4
5 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 September 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated on patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 4
6 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 04 September 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed when an explosively-formed penetrator detonated on patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 4
7 Spc. Keith A. Nurnberg 26 05 September 2007 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 5 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations
8 Cpl. Javier G. Paredes 24 05 September 2007 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 5 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a rocket propelled grenade
9 Cpl. William T. Warford III 24 05 September 2007 215th Brigade Support Bn, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near their vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
10 Pfc. Dane R. Balcon 19 05 September 2007 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near their vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 5 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
11 Sgt. 1st Class David A. Cooper Jr. 36 05 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury
12 Sgt. Lee C. Wilson 30 06 September 2007 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Killed in Nineveh province when an explosion occurred near vehicle / DoD Release: Died from wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations Sept. 6 in Mosul, Iraq
13 Spc. Jason J. Hernandez 21 06 September 2007 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Killed in Nineveh province when an explosion occurred near vehicle / DoD Release: Died from wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations Sept. 6 in Mosul, Iraq. Died Sept. 7 in Mosul
14 Spc. Thomas L. Hilbert 20 06 September 2007 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Regiment, TF Lightning Killed in Nineveh province when an explosion occurred near vehicle / DoD Release: Died from wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations Sept. 6 in Mosul, Iraq. Died Sept. 7 in Mosul
15 Cpl. Christopher L. Poole Jr. 22 06 September 2007 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Killed Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
16 Cpl. Bryan J. Scripsick 22 06 September 2007 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Killed Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
17 Staff Sgt. John C. Stock 26 06 September 2007 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Killed Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
18 Sgt. Michael J. Yarbrough 24 06 September 2007 3rd Assault Amphibian Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Killed Sept. 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
19 Lance Cpl. Lance M. Clark 21 07 September 2007 1st Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, MNF-West Died Sept. 7 in a non-combat related incident in Al Anbar Province
20 Spc. Marisol Heredia 19 07 September 2007 15th Brigade Support Bn, 2nd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 7 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related injury July 18 in Baghdad, Iraq
21 Capt. Drew N. Jensen 27 07 September 2007 5th Bn, 20th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT) DoD Release: Died Sept. 7 in Seattle of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations May 7 in Ba'qubah, Iraq
22 Cpl. Ryan A. Woodward 22 08 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 8 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations near Baghdad, Iraq
23 Sgt. Nickolas Lee Hopper 27 08 September 2007 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Bn, Marine Air Control Group-28, 2nd MAW, II MEF DoD Release(Aug. 22, 2008): Died Sept. 8, 2007 from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq, on June 20, 2005. Hopper's final autopsy concluded his death was a result of wounds received in Iraq; however, Hopper was not previously identified as an OIF casualty
24 Sgt. Alexander U. Gagalac 28 09 September 2007 2nd Bn, 27th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 25th Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died from injuries sustained from rocket fire while on patrol in Kirkuk province / DoD Releas: Died Sept. 9 in Hawijah, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a rocket propelled grenade during combat operations
25 Staff Sgt. Courtney Hollinsworth 26 09 September 2007 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division DoD Releas: Died Sept. 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an IED and grenades
26 Pfc. Sammie E. Phillips 19 10 September 2007 2nd Bn, 138th Field Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard Died east of Baghdad when vehicle overturned and caught fire / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Rustamiyah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a vehicle rollover
27 Cpl. Carlos E. Gilorozco 23 10 September 2007 2nd Bn, 9th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
28 Lance Cpl. Jon T. Hicks Jr. 20 10 September 2007 2nd Bn, 9th Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
29 Staff Sgt. Yance T. Gray 26 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
30 Staff Sgt. Gregory Rivera-Santiago 26 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
31 Sgt. Michael C. Hardegree 21 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
32 Sgt. Omar L. Mora 28 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
33 Sgt. Nicholas J. Patterson 24 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
34 Spc. Ari D. Brown-Weeks 23 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
35 Spc. Steven R. Elrod 20 10 September 2007 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed when vehicle was involved in a single vehicle accident in the north Baghdad suburb of Shula / DoD Release: Died Sept. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover
36 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 September 2007 TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, when an explosion occurred near vehicle
37 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 September 2007 TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, when an explosion occurred near vehicle
38 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 September 2007 TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, when an explosion occurred near vehicle
39 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 14 September 2007 TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, when an explosion occurred near vehicle
40 Staff Sgt. Terry D. Wagoner 28 14 September 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
41 Spc. Todd A. Motley 23 14 September 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
42 Spc. Jonathan Rivadeneira 22 14 September 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
43 Pvt. Christopher M. McCloud 24 14 September 2007 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
44 Sgt. John Mele 25 14 September 2007 1st Bn, 30th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Marne Killed by an IED explosion during a dismounted patrol Sept. 14 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 14 in Arab Jabour, Iraq
45 Cpl. Terrence P. Allen 25 15 September 2007 1st Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF, MNF-West Died Sept. 15 in a non-combat-related incident in Al Anbar Province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 15 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq
46 Pfc. Brandon T. Thorsen 25 15 September 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident Sept. 14 in Baghdad
47 Staff Sgt. Michael L. Townes 29 16 September 2007 4th Bn, 227th Aviation, Aviation BDE, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 16 in Balad, Iraq, from a non-combat related illness
48 Spc. Joseph N. Landry III 23 18 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, following an explosion near patrol / DoD Release: Died Sept. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
49 Spc. Nicholas P. Olson 22 18 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, following an explosion near patrol / DoD Release: Died Sept. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
50 Spc. Donald E. Valentine III 21 18 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province, following an explosion near patrol / DoD Release: Died Sept. 18 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near their unit during combat operations
51 Spc. Matthew J. Emerson 20 18 September 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died in a vehicle accident in Nineveh province
52 Spc. Aaron J. Walker 23 18 September 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during a small arms fire attack while conducting combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 18
53 Pfc. Christian M. Neff 19 19 September 2007 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in an area west of the Iraqi capital Sep 19 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an IED
54 Sgt. Edmund J. Jeffers 23 19 September 2007 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 19 in Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident
55 Cpl. Graham M. McMahon 22 19 September 2007 4th Bn, 9th Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker BCT DoD Release: Died Sept. 19 in Balad, Iraq, from a non-combat related illness
56 Pfc. Luigi Marciante Jr. 25 20 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, Stryker BCT, TF Lightning Killed in Diyala Province when an explosion occurred near his vehicle / DoD Release: Died Sept. 20 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle
57 Capt. (Dr.) Roselle M. Hoffmaster 20 20 September 2007 HHC, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division, TF Lightning Died in a non-combat related incident in Kirkuk province Sept. 20 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 20 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
58 Spc. John J. Young 24 21 September 2007 2nd Bn, 14th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), TF Marne Died of non-battle injuries Sept. 21 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 21 in Camp Stryker, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident
59 Spc. David L. Watson 29 22 September 2007 2nd Bn, 23rd Infantry, 4th BDE, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT), TF Lightning Died in a vehicle accident in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 22 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related accident
60 Spc. Joshua H. Reeves 26 22 September 2007 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry, 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an EFP detonated on patrol during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 22 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
61 Command Sgt. Maj. Jonathan M. Lankford 42 22 September 2007 79th Ordnance Battalion DoD Release: Died Sept. 22, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident
62 Cpl. Anthony K. Bento 23 24 September 2007 1st Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Died of wounds sustained from enemy gunfire in Salah ad Din Province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 24, in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire
63 Staff Sgt. Zachary B. Tomczak 24 25 September 2007 2nd Bn, 325th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division, TF Lightning Killed during a small-arms fire attack while conducting combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 25
64 Staff Sgt. Kevin R. Brown 38 25 September 2007 TF Lightning DoD Release: Died Sept. 25 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
65 Sgt. 1st Class Randy L. Johnson 34 27 September 2007 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Sept. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
66 Staff Sgt. Donnie D. Dixon 29 September 2007 HHC, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed by enemy gunfire in Diyala province / DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 in Baloor, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire
67 Sgt. Robert T. Ayres III 23 29 September 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed during a small arms fire attack while conducting combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 29 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire
68 Sgt. 1st Class James D. Doster 37 29 September 2007 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when unit was attacked by an IED and small arms fire in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 29 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an IED and small arms fire
69 Spc. Chirasak Vidhyarkorn 32 29 September 2007 2nd Bn, 142nd Field Artillery DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 in Diwanihay, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident
70 Sgt. Randell Olguin 24 30 September 2007 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment MND-Baghdad Killed during a small-arms fire attack while conducting combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Sept. 30
71 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 September 2007 U.S. Soldier Killed in a non-combat related accident yesterday in Qadissiya Province
72 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 30 September 2007 MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations in central Baghdad Sept. 30




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