Military



U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
October 2007

Monthly Summaries References
39 Total Casualties
# Service Member Age Date Unit Details
01 Seaman Apprentice Shayna Ann Schnell 19 Naval Security Force Bahrain, Jebel Ali Detachment, United Arab Emirates DoD Release: Died as a result of injuries suffered from a vehicle accident
02 Gunnery Sgt. Herman J. Murkerson Jr. 35 01 October 2007 Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II MEF DoD Release: Died Oct. 1 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq
03 Spc. Avealalo Milo 23 04 October 2007 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Stryker BCT, 1st Armored Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during a small arms fire attack while conducting combat operations in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Oct. 4
04 Spc. Vincent G. Kamka 23 04 October 2007 1st Bn, 505th Parachute Infantry, 3rd BCT, 82nd Airborne Division DoD Release: Died Oct. 4 in Bayji, Iraq
05 Spc. Rachael L. Hugo 24 05 October 2007 303rd MP Co., 97th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE, MND-Baghdad DoD Release: Died Oct. 5 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit using an IED and small arms fire
06 Sgt. Joseph B. Milledge 23 05 October 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Oct. 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near unit during combat operations
07 Spc. Jason N. Marchand 26 05 October 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died Oct. 5 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near unit during combat operations
08 Cpl. Gilberto A. Meza 21 06 October 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated during combat operations in the southern region of the Iraqi capital Oct. 6
09 Cpl. Benjamin C. Dillon 22 07 October 2007 3rd Bn, 75th Ranger Regiment DoD Release: Died Oct. 7 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire
10 Lance Cpl. Jeremy W. Burris 22 08 October 2007 1st Bn, 4th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, assigned to MNF-West Died Oct. 8 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province
11 Spc. Frank L. Cady III 20 10 October 2007 4th Special Troops Bn, 4th Infantry BCT, 1st Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Died from a noncombat related cause in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Oct. 10 / DoD Release: Died Oct.10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over
12 Sgt. Jason M. Lantieri 25 10 October 2007 725th Brigade Support Bn, 4th BCT (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, MND-C Died from a non-combat related event Oct.10 / DoD Release: Died Oct. 10 in Iskandaryah, Iraq, of injuries suffered during a vehicle accident Oct. 9
13 Staff Sgt. Eric T. Duckworth 26 10 October 2007 759th Military Police Bn, 89th Military Police BDE, MNC-I Died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle
14 Staff Sgt. Lillian Clamens 35 10 October 2007 1st Postal Platoon, 834th Adjutant General Company DoD Release: Died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with rockets
15 Spc. Samuel F. Pearson 28 10 October 2007 376th Finance Company, 88th Regional Readiness Command DoD Release: Died Oct. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with rockets
16 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 10 October 2007 15th Sustainment Brigade Killed during a mortar attack in the vicinity of Baghdad Oct. 10
17 U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 10 October 2007 15th Sustainment Brigade Killed during a mortar attack in the vicinity of Baghdad Oct. 10
18 Staff Sgt. Donald L. Munn II 25 11 October 2007 Special Troops Bn, 1st Cavalry Division DoD Release: Died Oct. 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit
19 Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker 18 12 October 2007 2nd Bn, 22nd Infantry, 1st BCT, 10th Mountain Division DoD Release: Died Oct. 12 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle
20 Spc. Jason B. Koutroubas 21 14 October 2007 Special Troops Bn, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Died in a non-combat related incident in Nineveh province, Oct. 14 / DoD Release: Died Oct 14 in Tal Afar, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident
21 Pfc. Kenneth J. Iwasinski 22 14 October 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed during combat operations when an IED detonated in a southern area of the Iraqi capital Oct. 14
22 Sgt.1st Class Justin S. Monschke 28 14 October 2007 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) DoD Release: Died Oct 14 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his unit while on patrol during combat operations
23 1st Lt. Thomas M. Martin 27 14 October 2007 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry, 4th BCT (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, MND-Center Killed by small-arms fire while conducting a raid south of Baghdad Oct. 14 / DoD Release: Died Oct 14 in Al Busayifi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations
24 Spc. Micheal D. Brown 20 16 October 2007 1st Bn, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, TF Lightning Died as a result of a non-combat-related illness Wednesday after being evacuated to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center / DoD Release: Died Oct.16 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, of a non-combat related illness after being transported from Tikrit,Iraq on Oct.15
25 Spc. Vincent A. Madero 22 17 October 2007 2nd Bn, 82nd Field Artillery, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Lightning Killed in Salah ad Din province when an explosion occurred near vehicle / DoD Release: Died Oct 17 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
26 Staff Sgt. Jarred S. Fontenot 35 18 October 2007 2nd Bn, 12th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, MND-Baghdad Killed their unit was attacked by an IED and small arms fire in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Oct. 18 / DoD Release: Died Oct. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from an IED and small arms fire during combat operations
27 Spc. Wayne M. Geiger 23 18 October 2007 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, MND-Baghdad Killed when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations in an eastern section of the Iraqi capital Oct. 18
28 Cpl. Erik T. Garoutte 22 19 October 2007 1st Fleet Anti-terrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security Force Bon, II MEF DoD Release: Died Oct. 19 in Baghdad, Iraq
29 Seaman Anamarie Sannicolas Camacho 20 22 October 2007 U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain DoD Release: Died Oct. 22 in Bahrain during a non-combat related incident
30 Seaman Genesia Mattril Gresham 19 22 October 2007 U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain DoD Release: Died Oct. 22 in Bahrain during a non-combat related incident
31 Staff Sgt. Robin L. Towns Sr. 52 24 October 2007 275th MP Co., 372nd MP Bn, MNC-I Killed during combat operations near the city of Bayji / DoD Release: Died Oct 24 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near his Humvee during combat operations
32 Pfc. Adam J. Chitjian 39 25 October 2007 3rd Bn, 8th Cavalry, 3rd BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, MND-North Killed when he sustained small arms fire while conducting operations in Salah ad Din Oct. 25 / DoD Release: Died Oct 25 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms during combat operations
33 Spc. David E. Lambert 39 26 October 2007 237th Engineer Co., 276th Engineer Bn, 91st Troop Command, MND-Baghdad Killed when unit was attacked with an EFP device in a southern section of the Iraqi capital Oct. 25 / DoD Release: Died Oct. 26, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device
34 Sgt. Daniel L. McCall 24 30 October 2007 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Center Killed patrol was struck by an IED southeast of Baghdad Oct. 30 / DoD Release: Died died Oct. 30 of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged unit with small arms fire and an IED
35 Pfc. Rush M. Jenkins 22 30 October 2007 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Center Killed patrol was struck by an IED southeast of Baghdad Oct. 30 / DoD Release: Died died Oct. 30 of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged unit with small arms fire and an IED
36 Pvt. Cody M. Carver 19 30 October 2007 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BCT, 3rd Infantry Division, MND-Center Killed patrol was struck by an IED southeast of Baghdad Oct. 30 / DoD Release: Died died Oct. 30 of wounds suffered in Salman Pak, Iraq, when enemy forces engaged unit with small arms fire and an IED
37 Cpt. Timothy I. McGovern 28 31 October 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Iron Killed by an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Nineveh province Oct. 31 / Dod Release: Died Oct. 31 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
38 Spc. Brandon W. Smitherman 21 31 October 2007 2nd Bn, 7th Cavalry, 4th BCT, 1st Cavalry Division, TF Iron Killed by an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Nineveh province Oct. 31 / Dod Release: Died Oct. 31 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations
39 Sgt. Louis A. Griese 30 31 October 2007 2nd Bn, 327th Infantry, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), TF Iron Killed by an explosion near vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din province Oct. 31 / DoD Release: Died Oct 31 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered north of Samarra when an IED detonated near vehicle




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