Military



U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
July 2004

Monthly Summaries References
61 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Sgt. Christopher A. Wagener 24 01 July 2004 10th Aviation Battalion, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) Killed after an improvised explosive device attack on a convoy south of Mosul
2 Lance Cpl. Timothy R. Creager 21 01 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd MARDIV, I MEF killed in action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
3 Sgt. Kenneth Conde Jr. 23 01 July 2004 2nd Bn, 4th Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died July 1 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
4 Staff Sgt. Stephen G. Martin 39 01 July 2004 Army Reserve's 330th Military Police Detachment DoD Release: Died at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., from injuries sustained in Mosul, Iraq, on June 24 when a car bomb exploded near his guard post.
5 Lance Cpl. James B. Huston Jr. 22 02 July 2004 2nd Bn, 1st Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Died in a vehicle accident while his unit was responding to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
6 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 02 July 2004 I MEF killed in action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
7 2nd Lt. Brian D. Smith 30 02 July 2004 1st Bn, 34th Armor, 1st Bde, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Habbaniyah, Iraq when he was shot while conducting combat operations
8 Lance Cpl. Michael S. Torres 21 05 July 2004 3rd Bn, 7th Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF killed as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
9 Lance Cpl. John J. Vangyzen IV 21 05 July 2004 3rd Bn,7th Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF killed in action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
10 Cpl. Dallas L. Kerns 21 05 July 2004 3rd Bn,7th Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF killed as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while conducting security and stability operations
11 Lance Cpl. Justin T. Hunt 22 06 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action July 6 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
12 Cpl. Jeffrey D. Lawrence 22 06 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action July 6 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
13 Lance Cpl. Scott E. Dougherty 20 06 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action July 6 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
14 Pfc. Rodricka A. Youmans 22 06 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action July 6 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
15 Sgt. Michael C. Barkey 22 07 July 2004 13th Corps Support Command Killed as the result of a vehicle accident near Ramadi at approximately 1 a.m. A tire on his military vehicle blew out, the driver lost control and the vehicle turned over. His status was changed on Oct. 11 to killed in action.
16 Pvt. 1st Class Samuel R. Bowen 38 07 July 2004 216th Engineer Battalion DoD Release: Died in Samarra, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade exploded near his vehicle
17 Sgt. Robert E. Colvill, Jr. 31 08 July 2004 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Samarra on July 8 at about 10:30 a.m.
18 Spc. William R. Emanuel 19 08 July 2004 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Samarra on July 8 at about 10:30 a.m.
19 Spc. Joseph M. Garmback, Jr. 24 08 July 2004 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Samarra on July 8 at about 10:30 a.m.
20 Spc. Sonny G. Sampler 23 08 July 2004 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Samarra on July 8 at about 10:30 a.m.
21 Pfc. Collier E. Barcus 21 08 July 2004 1st Bn, 26th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked the Iraqi National Guard Headquarters in Samarra on July 8 at about 10:30 a.m.
22 Spc. Jeremiah W. Schmunk 21 08 July 2004 Company C, 1st Bn, 161st Infantry Assigned to 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle came under attack by rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire
23 Spc. Shawn M. Davies 22 08 July 2004 4th Bn, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division Died in Baghdad in a non-battle related incident around 5:30 p.m.
24 Cpl. Terry Holmes 22 10 July 2004 3rd Bn, 1st Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed while conducting security and stability operations This happened as a result of a vehicle accident near Camp Fallujah
25 Sgt. Krisna Nachampassak 27 10 July 2004 3rd Bn, 1st Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed while conducting security and stability operations This happened as a result of a vehicle accident near Camp Fallujah
26 Pfc. Christopher J. Reed 20 10 July 2004 3rd Bn, 1st Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed while conducting security and stability operations This happened as a result of a vehicle accident near Camp Fallujah
27 Staff Sgt. Trevor Spink 36 10 July 2004 3rd Bn, 1st Marines, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed while conducting security and stability operations This happened as a result of a vehicle accident near Camp Fallujah
28 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 11 July 2004 TF Olympia Killed when his convoy was attacked with a roadside bomb approximately 140 kilometers south of Mosul
29 Sgt. 1st Class Linda Ann Tarango-Griess 33 11 July 2004 267th Ordnance Co, Nebraska ARNG, assigned to 13th Corps Support Command Killed in an improvised explosive device attack on their convoy near Samarra at about 4:29 p.m.
30 Sgt. Jeremy J. Fischer 26 11 July 2004 267th Ordnance Co, Nebraska ARNG, assigned to 13th Corps Support Command Killed in an improvised explosive device attack on their convoy near Samarra at about 4:29 p.m.
31 Staff Sgt. Dustin W. Peters 25 11 July 2004 314th Logistics Readiness Squadron, USAF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action near the Forward Operating Base Summerall in Iraq
32 Sgt. James G. West 34 11 July 2004 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery DoD Release: Died near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the vehicle they were riding in was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle
33 Spc. Dana N. Wilson 26 11 July 2004 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery DoD Release: Died near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the vehicle they were riding in was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle
34 Pfc. Torry D. Harris 21 13 July 2004 12th Chemical Company Died in Tikrit, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries
35 Cpl. Demetrius L. Rice 24 14 July 2004 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT) Killed after their vehicle rolled over near Tall Afar around 11 a.m.
36 Pfc. Jesse J. Martinez 20 14 July 2004 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker BCT) Killed after their vehicle rolled over near Tall Afar around 11 a.m.
37 Staff Sgt. Paul C. Mardis, Jr. 25 15 July 2004 3rd Bn, 5th Special Forces Group DoD Release: Died in Washington, D.C., from injuries sustained on May 20 in Mosul, Iraq, when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device
38 Lance Cpl. Bryan P. Kelly 21 16 July 2004 1st Combat Engineer Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
39 Sgt. 1st Class David A. Hartman 41 17 July 2004 Army Reserve's 401st Transportation Co, assigned to TF Olympia Died after his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb near Baji around 7 a.m.
40 Spc. Craig S. Frank 24 17 July 2004 Army National Guard's 1775th MP Co DoD Release: Died near Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device
41 Pfc. Charles C. Persing 20 19 July 2004 1st Bn, 32nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died in Scandaria, Iraq, when multiple mortars rounds hit their forward operating base
42 Sgt. Dale T. Lloyd 22 19 July 2004 1st Bn, 32nd Infantry, 1st Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died in Scandaria, Iraq, when multiple mortars rounds hit their forward operating base
43 Staff Sgt. Michael J. Clark 29 20 July 2004 Combat Service Support Bn 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I MEF Killed in action today in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
44 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 20 July 2004 I MEF Killed in action today in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
45 Cpl. Todd J. Godwin 21 20 July 2004 1st Bn, 8th Marines, 2nd MARDIV Died of wounds received in action
46 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 20 July 2004 I MEF Killed in action today in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
47 Spc. Danny B. Daniels, II 23 20 July 2004 630th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his patrol vehicle came under attack by small arms fire and hit an improvised explosive device
48 Pfc. Nicholas H. Blodgett 21 21 July 2004 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division Killed when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle during a patrol near Ab Duluiyah around 12:30 a.m. July 21.
49 Lance Cpl. Mark E. Engel 21 21 July 2004 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died at Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds he received as result of enemy action on July 6 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
50 Pvt. 1st Class Torey J. Dantzler 22 22 July 2004 66th Transportation Co, 13th Corps Support Command Killed in an improvised-explosive-device attack on a convoy near Samarra at about 6:30 p.m.
51 Sgt. Tatjana Reed 34 22 July 2004 66th Transportation Co, 13th Corps Support Command Killed in an improvised-explosive-device attack on a convoy near Samarra at about 6:30 p.m.
52 Lance Cpl. Vincent M. Sullivan 23 23 July 2004 1st Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Died of wounds received in action Friday in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
53 Spc. Nicholas J. Zangara 21 24 July 2004 1st Bn, 7th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division Died of wounds after his convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive device near Bayji around 4 p.m. / DoD Release: The location of the incident is also identified as nearby Tikrit
54 Sgt. DeForest L. Talbert 24 27 July 2004 1st Bn, 150th Armor assigned to Task Force Danger Killed during an improvised explosive device attack on their patrol near Balad Ruz around 8:15 p.m.
55 Pfc. Ken W. Leisten 20 28 July 2004 1st Bn, 162nd Infantry, assigned to Task Force Baghdad Killed by an improvised explosive device attack northwest of Baghdad at about 4:45 p.m. / DoD Release: The location was later identified as Taji
56 Lt. Col. David S. Greene 39 28 July 2004 Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 775, MAG 16, 3D MAW DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
57 Gunnery Sgt. Shawn A. Lane 33 28 July 2004 Headquarters Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
58 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 29 July 2004 I MEF Died of wounds received in action July 28 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
59 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 29 July 2004 I MEF Died of wounds received in action July 28 in the Al Anbar Province while conducting security and stability operations
60 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 29 July 2004 1st Infantry Division Died of wounds received when a Multi-National Force patrol came under small arms fire from anti-Iraqi forces near Hawija around 1 p.m.
61 Spc. Joseph F. Herndon, II 21 29 July 2004 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division (Light) DoD Release: Died in Hawijah, Iraq, when he was shot while on guard duty




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