Military



U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
October 2004

Monthly Summaries References
68 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
01 Sgt. Michael A. Uvanni 27 01 Oct 2004 Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry attached to 1st Infantry Division Killed at about 12:58 p.m. as Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Forces secured areas throughout Samarra / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations. He was shot by a sniper
02 Sgt. Jack T. Hennessy 21 01 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 9th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed by small arms fire around 11 p.m.
03 Sgt. Russell L. Collier 48 03 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 206th Field Artillery assigned to TF Baghdad Killed by small arms fire at a joint traffic control point Sunday afternoon / DoD Release: Died in Taji, Iraq when his unit was conducting traffic control operations when enemy forces attacked them using small arms fire
04 Sgt. Christopher S. Potts 38 03 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 103rd Field Artillery assigned to TF Baghdad Killed by small arms fire at a joint traffic control point Sunday afternoon / DoD Release: Died in Taji, Iraq when his unit was conducting traffic control operations when enemy forces attacked them using small arms fire
05 Staff Sgt. James L. Pettaway 37 03 Oct 2004 Army Reserve's 223rd Transportation Company DoD Release: Died in Brooke Army Medical Center at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained in Fallujah, Iraq, on Aug. 27 when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident
06 Staff Sgt. Richard L. Morgan Jr. 38 05 Oct 2004 Army Reserve's 660th Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM Killed as the result of an improvised explosive device attack on their convoy near Baghdad around 11:30 p.m. October 4 / DoD Release: Died in Latfiyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained on Oct. 4 when an IED detonated near his convoy vehicle
07 Spc. Jessica L. Cawvey 21 06 Oct 2004 National Guard's 1544th Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM Died as the result of an attack on their convoy by an unknown type of explosive device near Fallujah around 9:45 p.m.
08 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin
Details possibly confused with death of
Spc. Morgen N. Jacobs
06 Oct 2004 1st Infantry Division Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked their patrol with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire near Bayji around midnight
09 Spc. Morgen N. Jacobs 20 07 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 18th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division DoD Release: Died Oct. 7 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Aaliyah on Oct. 6 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle
10 PV2 Jeungjin Na Kim 23 06 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
11 Staff Sgt. Michael S. Voss 35 08 Oct 2004 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 120th Infantry, TF Danger Killed when anti-Iraqi forces attacked their patrol near Tuz at about 11:43 a.m / DoD Release: Died near Tikrit, Iraq
12 SGT Andrew W. Brown 22 08 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 509th Infantry, TF Baghdad Died of wounds at 2 p.m., Oct.8 from injuries sustained when an IED exploded in southwestern Baghdad on Oct. 1.
13 Pfc. Andrew Halverson 19 09 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action while conducting security and stability operations in the Al Anbar Province
14 Pvt. 2 Carson J. Ramsey 22 10 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 8th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Died of wounds received when a vehicle-borne explosive device detonated in eastern Baghdad on Oct. 10 about 7:15 a.m.
15 Pfc. James E. Prevete 22 10 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 506th Infantry DoD Release: Died when his military vehicle encountered whiteout conditions and the driver apparently lost control of the vehicle
16 Sgt. Pamela G. Osbourne 38 11 Oct 2004 Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division TF Baghdad Killed when rockets impacted in southern Baghdad at about 8 a.m. / DoD Release: Two rockets impacted their camp
17 Pfc. Anthony W. Monroe 20 11 Oct 2004 Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division TF Baghdad Killed when rockets impacted in southern Baghdad at about 8 a.m. / DoD Release: Two rockets impacted their camp
18 Staff Sgt. Michael L. Burbank 34 11 Oct 2004 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry, TF Olympia Died following a vehicle bomb attack on a Multinational Forces convoy at approximately 11 a.m, Oct. 11. The attack occurred in the southwestern area of Mosul. / DoD Release: IED detonated near his Stryker military vehicle
19 Pfc. Aaron J. Rusin 19 11 Oct 2004 44th Engineer Bn, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on Oct. 10 when his military vehicle came under fire from enemy forces
20 Capt. Dennis L. Pintor 30 12 Oct 2004 20th Engineer Bn, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:00 p.m. in eastern Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated on their convoy
21 Spc. Michael S. Weger 30 12 Oct 2004 20th Engineer Bn, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:00 p.m. in eastern Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated on their convoy
22 Spc. Jaime Moreno 28 12 Oct 2004 20th Engineer Bn, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed at approximately 10:00 p.m. in eastern Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated on their convoy
23 Pfc. Oscar A. Martinez 19 12 Oct 2004 I MEF Headquarters Group, I MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
24 Cpl. Ian T. Zook 24 12 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I Marine Expeditionary Force, I MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
25 Spc. Christopher A. Merville 26 12 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit came under enemy fire during combat operations
26 Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Wyatt 22 12 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 24th Marine, 4th MARDIV DoD Release: Died on Oct. 12 due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq
27 Spc. Jeremy F. Regnier 22 13 Oct 2004 4th Bn, 5th Air Defense Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed when improvised explosive device detonated at approximately 4:50 a.m. in western Baghdad
28 Lt. Col. Mark P. Phelan 44 13 Oct 2004 Army Reserve's 416th Civil Affairs Bn, TF Olympia Died following a car bomb attack on a Multi-National Force convoy Oct. 13 at approximately 2:20 p.m. The attack occurred in the northeastern area of Mosul
29 Maj. Charles R. Soltes, Jr. 36 13 Oct 2004 Army Reserve's 426th Civil Affairs Bn, TF Olympia Died following a car bomb attack on a Multi-National Force convoy Oct. 13 at approximately 2:20 p.m. The attack occurred in the northeastern area of Mosul
30 2nd Lt. Paul M. Felsberg 27 13 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
31 Lance Cpl. Victor A. Gonzalez 19 13 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
32 Spc. Ronald W. Baker 34 13 Oct 2004 39th Support Bn DoD Release: Died in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on October 7th in Taji, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol vehicle
33 Pvt. 2 David L. Waters 19 14 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 14th Infantry, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry),TF Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated in eastern Baghdad on Oct. 14, at about 11:25 a.m. / Dod Release: IED detonated near his convoy vehicle
34 Spc. Josiah H. Vandertulip 21 14 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Killed in central Baghdad when a patrol was attacked with small arms fire at about 1:45 p.m. / DoD Release: Died when his dismounted patrol came under enemy fire
35 Staff Sgt. Omer T. Hawkins, II 31 14 Oct 2004 44th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy.
36 Spc. Bradley S. Beard 22 14 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy.
37 Pfc. Mark A. Barbret 22 14 Oct 2004 44th Engineer Bn DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their convoy.
38 Spc. Alan J. Burgess 24 15 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 197th Field Artillery, TF Olympia Died of wounds following a VBIED attack on a Multi-National Forces convoy. The attack occurred in the east central area of Mosul at about 1:20 p.m. on Oct. 15.
39 Sgt. Michael G. Owen 31 15 Oct 2004 9th Psychological Operations Bn, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) Killed by suicide car bomber near Iraq's border with Syria, in the town of Qaim some 300 kilometers west of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Karabilah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle
40 Spc. Jonathan J. Santos 22 15 Oct 2004 9th Psychological Operations Bn, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) Killed by suicide car bomber near Iraq's border with Syria, in the town of Qaim some 300 kilometers west of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Karabilah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle
41 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 15 Oct 2004 US Soldier Killed by suicide car bomber near Iraq's border with Syria, in the town of Qaim some 300 kilometers west of Baghdad
42 Lance Cpl. Brian K. Schramm 22 15 Oct 2004 2nd Assault Amphibian Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq
43 Cpl. William I. Salazar 26 15 Oct 2004 Headquarters Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq
44 Capt. Christopher B. Johnson 29 16 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 25th Aviation, 25th Infantry Division (Light), TF Baghdad Killed when two Task Force Baghdad helicopters crashed in Southwest Baghdad at about 8:30 p.m. / DoD Release: OH-58D helicopter apparently collided with another OH-58D helicopter and crashed
45 Chief Warrant Officer William I. Brennan 36 16 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 25th Aviation, 25th Infantry Division (Light), TF Baghdad Killed when two Task Force Baghdad helicopters crashed in Southwest Baghdad at about 8:30 p.m. / DoD Release: OH-58D helicopter apparently collided with another OH-58D helicopter and crashed
46 Spc. Andrew C. Ehrlich 21 18 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division Died from a non-combat injury at a Multi-National Forces base in Diyala Province at about 10 p.m. on Oct. 18. / DoD Release: Died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq
47 Sgt. Douglas E. Bascom 25 20 Oct 2004 Member of the Individual Ready Reserves, was mobilized and assigned to 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
48 Lance Cpl. Jonathan E. Gadsden 21 22 Oct 2004 1st Combat Engineer Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital, Tampa, Fla., from injuries as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq on Aug. 21
49 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 24 Oct 2004 Soldier assigned to 1st BCT of Multinational Division Central-South Died of injuries suffered when anti-Iraqi forces attacked his convoy in the vicinity of Karbala City Oct. 24, at 5 p.m.
50 Lance Cpl. Richard P. Slocum 19 24 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF DoD Release: Died due a non-combat related vehicle accident near Abu Gharib, Iraq
51 Sgt. Dennis J. Boles 46 24 Oct 2004 Army National Guard's 171st Aviation Battalion DoD Release: Died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, when he was participating in a 10-mile road march and collapsed
52 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 25 Oct 2004 TF Baghdad Died when an IED detonated at about 11:15 a.m. in western Baghdad
53 Cpl. Brian Oliveira 22 25 Oct 2004 3rdt Bn, 1st Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq
54 Staff Sgt. Jerome Lemon 42 27 Oct 2004 Army National Guard's 1052nd Transportation Company, assigned to 13th COSCOM Died as the result of a suspected motorcycle bomb attack on their convoy near Sindiayah around 9:30 a.m. on Oct. 27. / DoD Release: Died in Balad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle
55 Sgt. 1st Class Michael Battles Sr. 38 28 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 21st Field Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Baghdad Died when insurgents attacked their patrol detonating a possible vehicle-borne improvised explosive device at about 7:30 a.m. in southern Baghdad. / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his checkpoint
56 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 28 Oct 2004 1st Infantry Division Killed during a rocket-propelled grenade attack on a combat patrol south of Balad at about 12:40 p.m.
57 Pfc. Stephen P. Downing II 30 28 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, from small arms fire while conducting combat operations
58 Spc. Segun Frederick Akintade 34 28 Oct 2004 2nd Battalion, 108th Infantry DoD Release: Died in Abd Allah, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire
59 Sgt. Maurice Keith Fortune 25 29 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team DoD Release: Died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle
60 Lance Cpl. Jeremy D. Bow 20 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
61 Lance Cpl. Michael P. Scarborough 28 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
62 Lance Cpl. Travis A. Fox 25 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
63 Cpl. Christopher J. Lapka 22 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
64 Lance Cpl. John T. Byrd II 23 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
65 Sgt. Kelley L. Courtney 28 30 Oct 2004 3rd Intelligence Bn, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
66 Pfc. Andrew G. Riedel 19 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
67 Pfc. John Lukac 19 30 Oct 2004 1st Bn, 3rd Marine, 3rd MARDIV, III MEF Eight Marines killed in action around Fallujah
68 1st Lt. Matthew D. Lynch 25 31 Oct 2004 2nd Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq




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