Military


U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
September 2009

Monthly Summaries References
10 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge 25 03 September 2009 5th Bn, 20th Infantry, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed in a vehicle rollover accident in the Diyala province of northern Iraq Sept. 2 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 3 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over
2 Spc. Jordan M. Shay 22 03 September 2009 5th Bn, 20th Infantry, 3rd Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed in a vehicle rollover accident in the Diyala province of northern Iraq Sept. 2 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 3 in Baqubah, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over
3 1st Lt. Joseph D. Helton 24 08 September 2009 6th Security Forces Squadron, MNC-Iraq Killed when an IED targeting the patrol detonated in southern Baghdad at approximately 10: 30 a.m / DoD Release: Died died Sept. 8 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an IED
4 Staff Sgt. Shannon M. Smith 31 08 September 2009 545th MP Co., Arctic MP Bn, MNC-Iraq Killed when an IED targeting their patrol detonated in northern Iraq at approximately 11:40 a.m. / DoD Release: Died wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked vehicle with an explosive device Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
5 Pfc. Thomas F. Lyons 20 08 September 2009 545th MP Co., Arctic MP Bn, MNC-Iraq Killed when an IED targeting their patrol detonated in northern Iraq at approximately 11:40 a.m. / DoD Release: Died wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked vehicle with an explosive device Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
6 Pfc. Zachary T. Myers 21 08 September 2009 545th MP Co., Arctic MP Bn, MNC-Iraq Killed when an IED targeting their patrol detonated in northern Iraq at approximately 11:40 a.m. / DoD Release: Died wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked vehicle with an explosive device Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
7 Sgt. 1st Class Duane A. Thornsbury 30 12 September 2009 2nd Bn, 10th Special Forces Group DoD Release: Died Sept.12 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over
8 Spc. Michael S. Cote Jr. 20 19 September 2009 1st Bn, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49 DoD Release: Died Sept. 19 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the Blackhawk helicopter he was in crashed
9 Senior Airman Matthew R. Courtois 22 20 September 2009 366th Security Forces Squadron, Mountain Home AFB DoD Release: Died Sep 20 as a result of a non-hostile incident on Abdullah Al Mubarak Airbase, Kuwait
10 Spc. Ross E. Vogel, III 27 29 September 2009 67th Signal Bn, 35th Signal BDE, MNC-Iraq Died of a non-combat related injury Sept. 29 / DoD Release: Died Sept. 29 in Kut, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident




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