U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
August 2003

Monthly Summaries
Total Casualties 35
Service Member Age Date Unit Details
Spc. Justin W. Hebert 20 August 1, 2003 319th FA, 173rd ABN Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy. Vehicle struck by RPG

Staff Sgt. David L. Loyd 44 August 5, 2003 1175th Transportation Co, ANG, Brownsville, TN Experienced severe chest pains, pronounced dead at hospital

Spc. Farao K. Letufuga 20 August 5, 2003 HH Co, 3rd Bn, 327th Infantry Rgt, 101st ABN DIV (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY Fell from top of building while preforming guard duty

Spc. Zeferino E. Colunga 20 August 6, 2003 4th C, 2nd Armored CAV Rgt, Fort Polk, LA Illness, unrelated to pneumonia in Southwest Asia

Pvt. Kyle C. Gilbert 20 August 6, 2003 C Co, 2nd Bn, 325th Parachute Infantry Rgt, 82nd ABN DIV, Fort Bragg, NC Died of injuries received in ambush by Iraqi vehicle

Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellerman 35 August 6, 2003 C Co, 2nd Bn, 325th Parachute Infantry Rgt, 82nd ABN DIV, Fort Bragg, NC Killed in ambush

Sgt. Leonard D. Simmons 33 August 6, 2003 Co, 3rd Bn, 502nd Infantry Rgt, 101st ABN DIV (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY Non-combat related cause

Pfc. Duane E. Longstreth 19 August 7, 2003 Co B, 307th Eng Bn, Ft. Bragg, NC Non-combat related injuries
Pvt. Matthew D. Bush 20 August 8, 2003 1st Sqd, 10th Armored CAV Rgt, Ft. Hood, TX Not breathing
Pfc. Brandon Ramsey 21 August 8, 2003 933rd MP Co, USANG, Chicago, IL Vehicle rolled over during chase
Spc. Levi B. Kinchen 21 August 9, 2003 2nd Armored CAV Rgt, Ft. Polk, LA Not breathing
Sgt. Floyd G. Knighten, Jr. 55 August 9, 2003 1087th Trans Support Co, ANG, Ft. Polk, LA Non-combat related cause
Staff Sgt. David S. Perry 36 August 10, 2003 649th MP Co, USANG, Camp San Luis Obispo, CA Inspecting package- exploded and fatally injured
Pfc. Timmy R. Brown 21 August 12, 2003 D Co, 519th Mil Intel Bn, Ft. Bragg, NC Fatally injured by explosive device in convoy
Staff Sgt. Richard S. Eaton Jr. 37 August 12, 2003 323rd Mil Intel Bn, U.S. Army Reserves, Ft. Meade, MD Not breathing
Pfc. Daniel R. Parker 18 August 12, 2003 B Bat, 2nd Bn, 44th Air Def Artillery Rgt, 101st ABN DIV (AA), Fort Campbell, KY Thrown from vehicle
Sgt. Taft V. Williams 29 August 12, 2003 3rd Armored CAV Rgt, Ft. Carson, CO Fatally injured by explosive device in convoy
Sgt. Steven W. White 29 August 13, 2003 HH Battery, 4th Bn, 42nd FA Rgt, Ft. Hood, TX M113 amored personnel carrier hit antitank mine
Pfc. David M. Kirchhoff 31 August 14, 2003 2133rd Trans Co, USANG, Centerville, IA Non-hostile injury
Spc. Craig S. Ivory 26 August 17, 2003 501st Forward Support Co, 173rd Air Brigade, Southern European Task Force, Vicenza, Italy. Non-combat related injury
Spc. Eric R. Hull 23 August 18, 2003 307th MP Co, USAR, New Kensington, PA Explosive device struck military vehicle
Sgt. Kenneth W. Harris, Jr. 23 August 20, 2003 212th Trans Co, U.S. Army Reserve, Chattanooga, TN Fatally injured in two-vehicle accident while driving south on main supply route

Staff Sgt. Bobby C. Franklin 38 August 20, 2003 210th MP Co, U.S.ANG, Murphy, NC Died of injuries sustained by improvised explosive device

Lt. Kylan A. Jones-Huffman 31 August 21, 2003 Temp duty with I Marine Expeditionary Force Killed by unidentified gunman

Pfc. Michael S. Adams 20 August 21, 2003 1st Btn, 35th Armor Rgt, 1st Arm Div, Baumholder, Germany Bullet ricocheted and ignited during a small arms exercise, fire ignitied, died of injuries sustained from fire

Spc. Stephen M. Scott 21 August 21, 2003 3rd Arm CAV Rgt, Ft. Carson, CO Died as reult of non-combat injuries

Pfc. Vorn J. Mack 19 August 23, 2003 3rd Arm CAV Rgt, Ft Carson, CO Drowned in Euphrates River
Spc. Ronald D. Allen Jr. 22 August 25, 2003 502nd Personnel Service Btn, 43rd Area Support Grp, Ft Carson, CO Involved in vehicular accient during convoy injuries
Pfc. Pablo Manzano 19 August 25, 2003 B Co, 54th Engineer Btn, V Corps, Bamberg, Germany Non-combat weapons discharge
Spc. Darryl T. Dent 21 August 26, 2003 547th Trans Co, U.S. ANG, Washington, DC Explosive device struck his vehicle when in convoy
Sgt. Gregory A. Belanger 24 August 27, 2003 H&H Service Co, 325th Mil Intel Btn, U.S. AR, Ayer, MA Improvised explosive device struck his vehicle
Spc. Rafael L. Navea 34 August 27, 2003 C Bat, 2nd Btn, 5th FAR, Ft. Sill, OK Improvised Explosive device struck vehicle
Lt. Col. Anthony L. Sherman 43 August 27, 2003 304th Civil Affairs Brgd, U.S. AR, Philadelphia, PA Died as result of non-combat related injury
Staff Sgt. Mark A. Lawton 41 August 29, 2003 244th Eng Btn, U.S. AR, Grand Junction, CO Convoy was hit by an RPG
Sgt. Sean K. Cataudella 28 August 30, 2003 1st Sqdr, 10th CAV Rgt, 4th ID, Ft. Hood, TX Vehicle rolled into canal

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