Military



U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
March 2008

Monthly Summaries References
38 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
1 Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Frost 24 03 March 2008 377th Air Base Wing DoD Release: Died March 3 near Bayji, Iraq in a crash of an Iraqi Army Mi-17 helicopter
2 Cpl. Jose A. Paniagua-Morales 22 07 March 2008 4th Bn, 9th Infantry, 4th Stryker BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-North Killed from injuries sustained from an explosion while conducting operations in Diyala March 7 / DoD Release: Died March 7 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Samarra, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an IED
3 Sgt. 1st. Class Shawn M. Suzch 32 10 March 2008 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed by suspected suicide bomb attack while on foot patrol / DoD Release: Died March 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device
4 Staff Sgt. Ernesto G. Cimarrusti 25 10 March 2008 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed by suspected suicide bomb attack while on foot patrol / DoD Release: Died March 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device
5 Staff Sgt. David D. Julian 31 10 March 2008 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed by suspected suicide bomb attack while on foot patrol / DoD Release: Died March 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device
6 Cpl. Robert T. McDavid 29 10 March 2008 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed by suspected suicide bomb attack while on foot patrol / DoD Release: Died March 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device
7 Cpl. Scott A. McIntosh 26 10 March 2008 1st Bn, 64th Armor, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed by suspected suicide bomb attack while on foot patrol / DoD Release: Died March 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device
8 Sgt. Phillip R. Anderson 28 10 March 2008 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Mar. 10 in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
9 Spc. Donald A. Burkett 24 10 March 2008 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Mar. 10 in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
10 Capt. Torre R. Mallard 27 10 March 2008 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Mar. 10 in Balad Ruz, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
11 Staff Sgt. Laurent J. West 32 11 March 2008 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 1st BCT, 82nd Airborne Division Killed from injuries sustained from an IED during a combat patrol near Ad Diwaniyah March 11 / DoD Release: Died March 11 near Kishkishkia, Iraq, of wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED
12 Staff Sgt. Juantrea T. Bradley 28 12 March 2008 7th Special Troops Bn, 7th Sustainment BDE, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died March 12 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle was hit by indirect fire
13 Spc. Dustin C. Jackson 21 12 March 2008 350th Adjutant General Company DoD Release: Died March 12 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle was hit by indirect fire
14 Pfc. Tenzin L. Samten 33 12 March 2008 7th Special Troops Bn, 7th Sustainment BDE, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) DoD Release: Died March 12 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when their vehicle was hit by indirect fire
15 Spc. William D. O'Brien 19 15 March 2008 1st Bn, 28th Infantry, 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 3:30 p.m. March 15 after being attacked by small-arms fire in SW Baghdad in combat operations / DoD Release: Died March 15 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire during combat operations
16 Spc. Lerando J. Brown, 27 17 March 2008 288th Sapper Co., 223rd Engineer Bn, Mississippi Army National Guard DoD Release: Died March 15 in Balad, Iraq, from injuries suffered in an incident under investigation
17 Staff Sgt. Michael D. Elledge 41 17 March 2008 1st Bn, 68th Armor, 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED struck the Soldiers' vehicle at approximately 12:20 p.m. March 17 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED during combat operations
18 Spc. Christopher C. Simpson 23 17 March 2008 1st Bn, 68th Armor, 3rd BCT, 4th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED struck the Soldiers' vehicle at approximately 12:20 p.m. March 17 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 17 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when vehicle encountered an IED during combat operations
19 Sgt. Gregory D. Unruh 28 19 March 2008 2nd Battalion, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Killed as a result of a vehicle rollover in Diyala, March 19 / DoD Release: Died March 19 in Mandali, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident
20 Pvt. Tyler J. Smith 22 21 March 2008 3rd Bn, 7th Infantry, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division Killed from wounds sustained from indirect fire south of Baghdad March 21 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 21 at Forward Operating Base Falcon near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the base received indirect fire
21 Sgt. Thomas C. Ray, II 40 22 March 2008 1132nd Military Police Co., North Carolina Army National Guard, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED struck their vehicle during a patrol northwest of Baghdad March 22
22 Spc. David S. Stelmat 27 22 March 2008 1132nd Military Police Co., North Carolina Army National Guard, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED struck their vehicle during a patrol northwest of Baghdad March 22
23 Sgt. David B. Williams 26 22 March 2008 1132nd Military Police Co., North Carolina Army National Guard, MND-Baghdad Died as a result of his injuries suffered at approximately 10 p.m. March 23 after an IED attack in southern Baghdad while conducting a mounted vehicular patrol
24 Pvt. George Delgado 21 24 March 2008 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10 p.m. March 23 after terrorists attacked them with an IED in southern Baghdad while conducting a mounted vehicular patrol/ DoD Release: Died March 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive on March 23
25 Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Hake 24 24 March 2008 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10 p.m. March 23 after terrorists attacked them with an IED in southern Baghdad while conducting a mounted vehicular patrol/ DoD Release: Died March 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive on March 23
26 Pfc. Andrew J. Habsieger 22 24 March 2008 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10 p.m. March 23 after terrorists attacked them with an IED in southern Baghdad while conducting a mounted vehicular patrol/ DoD Release: Died March 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive on March 23
27 Spc. Jose A. Rubio Hernandez 24 24 March 2008 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 10 p.m. March 23 after terrorists attacked them with an IED in southern Baghdad while conducting a mounted vehicular patrol / DoD Release: Died March 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive on March 23
28 Staff Sgt. Joseph D. Gamboa 34 25 March 2008 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed by a hostile fire attack at approximately 5 p.m. March 25 while conducting combat operations / DoD Release: Died Mar. 25 of wounds suffered when he came under indirect fire in Baghdad, Iraq
29 Cpl. Steven I. Candelo 20 26 March 2008 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed by hostile fire in eastern Baghdad at approximately 4:30 p.m. March 26 / DoD Release: Died March 26 in Baghdad, when his vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade
30 Spc. Gregory B. Rundell 21 26 March 2008 1st Bn, 27th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 25th Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during asmall-arms fire attack at approximately 12:35 p.m. March 26 while conducting a combat patrol / DoD Release: Died March 26 in Taji Iraq, of wounds suffered from small arms fire
31 Spc. Joshua A. Molina 20 27 March 2008 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed at approximately 4:30 p.m. March 27 after being struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad while conducting a combat patrol / DoD Release: Died Mar. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED
32 Spc. Charles A. Jankowski 24 28 March 2008 3rd Brigade Troops Bn, 2nd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died March 28, in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle
33 Spc. Durrell L. Bennett 22 29 March 2008 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry, 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad at approximately 5:30 p.m. March 29 / DoD Release: Died March 29 in Baghdad from wounds suffered when they encountered an IED and small arms fire
34 Pfc. Patrick J. Miller 23 29 March 2008 2nd Bn, 16th Infantry, 4th BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle was struck by an IED in eastern Baghdad at approximately 5:30 p.m. March 29 / DoD Release: Died March 29 in Baghdad from wounds suffered when they encountered an IED and small arms fire
35 Sgt. Jevon K. Jordan 32 29 March 2008 3rd Bn, 7th Infantry, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Center Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany March 29 from wounds suffered as a result of an IED attack south of Baghdad March 23 / DoD Release: Died Mar. 29 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, from wounds suffered Mar. 23 in Abu Jassim, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an IED
36 Sgt. Terrell W. Gilmore 38 30 March 2008 769th Engineer Bn, Louisiana Army National Guard, MND-Baghdad Killed from wounds sustained after vehicle was struck by an IED north of Baghdad at approximately 5 p.m. March 30.
37 Maj. William G. Hall 38 30 March 2008 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Bn, Marine Air Control Group 38, 3rd MAW, I MEF, MND-West Marine Killed March 30 as the result of wounds received in action when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy force with an IED in al Anbar Province March 29
38 Sgt. Dayne D. Dhanoolal 26 31 March 2008 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed when vehicle was struck by an IED approximately 4 p.m. in northeast Baghdad March 31 / DoD Release: Died March 31 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle




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