Fallen Coalition Heroes

Coalition Forces Who Have Died In Operation Iraqi Freedom


Information for each soldier was obtained from the Department of Defense (DoD) website.


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Army Pfc. Corey L. Small, 20, of East Berlin, Pennsylvania

Small died July 3, 2003 in Iraq from a non-combat related cause.

He was assigned to the 502nd Military Intelligence Company, 2 ACR, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Spc. Erich S. Smallwood, 23, of Trumann, Arkansas

Smallwood died May 26, 2007 near Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to A Company, 875th Engineer Battalion of the Arkansas Army National Guard in Marked Tree, Arkansas.


Army Lt. Col. Albert E. Smart, 41, of San Antonio, Texas

Smart died May 28, 2005 in Doha, Qatar, of a non-combat related illness.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, San Antonio, Texas.


Army Sgt. Keith L. Smette, 25, of Fargo, North Dakota

Smette died January 24, 2004 north of Fallujah, Iraq, when his convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive.

He was assigned to the 957th Engineer Company, 130th Engineer Brigade, Bismarck, North Dakota.


Marine Lance Cpl. Antoine D. Smith, 22, of Orlando, Florida

Smith died November 15, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Aaron A. Smith, 31, of Killeen, Texas

Smith died in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 14, 2006 of injuries suffered when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated in the vicinity of a West Baghdad Substation where he was located.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.


Army Cpt. Benedict J. Smith, 29, of Monroe City, Missouri

Smith died November 7, 2003 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down.

He was assigned to 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Benjamin A. Smith, 21, of Hudson, Wisconsin

Smith died near Baghdad, Iraq, on November 2, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Sgt. Benjamin K. Smith, 24, of Carterville, Illinois

Smith died September 22, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.


Marine Pfc. Brandon C. Smith, 20, of Washington, Arkansas

Smith died March 18, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Qaim, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army 2nd Lt. Brian D. Smith, 30, of McKinney, Texas

Smith died July 2, 2004 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when he was shot while conducting combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 34th Armor, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Bruce A. Smith, 41, of West Liberty, Iowa

Smith died November 2, 2003 in Al Fallujah, Iraq, when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was riding in made a crash landing.

He was assigned to Detachment 1 Company F 106th Aviation unit of Iowa National Guard.


Army Staff Sgt. Christopher G. Smith, 28, of Grand Rapids, Michigan

Smith died December 24, 2008 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pvt. Daren A. Smith, 19, of Helena, Montana

Smith died December 13, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Cpl. Darrell L. Smith, 28, of Otwell, Indiana

Smith died November 23, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle overturned and fell into a river.

He was assigned to D Company, 1st Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Army National Guard, based in Washington, Indiana.


Marine 1st Sgt. Edward Smith, 38, Vista., California

Smith died April 5, 2003 in Doha, Qatar as a result of wounds received while engaged with enemy forces in Central Iraq on April 4, 2003.

He was assigned to FOX Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric A. Smith, 42, Rochester, New York

Smith died April 2, 2003 in a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crash in central Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jason E. Smith, 21, of Phoenix, Arizona

Smith died December 31, 2004 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Jeremiah D. Smith, 25, of Odessa, Missouri

Smith died May 26, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, while escorting heavy equipment transporters his vehicle hit unexploded ordnance.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. John Mac Smith, 22, of Wilmington, North Carolina

Smith died May 12, 2005 in Iskandariyah, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, California.


Army Spc. Jonathan K. Smith, 19, of Atlanta, Georgia

Smith died March 11, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related incident, which is under investigation.

He was assigned to the 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Smith, 22, of Eva, Alabama

Smith died June 6, 2005 from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Assault Amphibian Battalion, Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army 1st Lt. Justin S. Smith, 28, of Lansing, Michigan

Smith died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 7, 2005 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army 1st Lt. Kevin J. Smith, 28, of Brandon, Florida

Smith died in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 8, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin S. Smith, 20, of Springfield, Ohio

Smith died March 21, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 24, of West Valley, Utah

Smith died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Smith, 20, of Anderson, Indiana

Smith died May 10, 2003 while driving a HMMWV as part of a convoy to Camp Coyote in Kuwait his vehicle struck a parked trailer.

He was assigned to Detachment 1, Communications Company, Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Peru, Indiana.


Army Sgt. Michael A. Smith, 24, of Camden, Arkansas

Smith died November 26, 2004 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., from injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 7, 2004 when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, Texarkana, Arkansas.


Army Spc. Michael J. Smith, 24, of Media, Pennsylvania

Smith died January 11, 2005 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Smith Jr., 21, of Jefferson, Ohio

Smith died April 17,2004 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, at Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. Orenthial J. Smith, 21, of Allendale, South Carolina

Smith died June 22, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy was ambushed by small arms fire.

He was assigned to Company A, 123rd Main Support Battalion, Dexheim, Germany.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, 33, of Tampa, Florida

Smith was killed in combat on April 4, 2003.

He was assigned to 11th Engineer Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Raleigh C. Smith, 21, of Lincoln, Montana

Smith died December 23, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Richard A. Smith, 20, of Grand Prairie, Texas

Smith died December 31, 2006 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while conducting a combat patrol.

He was assigned to the 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Cpl. Ross A. Smith, 21, of Wyoming, Michigan

Smith died February 9, 2006 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. During OIF his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Sgt. 1st Class Scott R. Smith, 34, of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania

Smith died on July 17, 2006 in Al Iskandariyah, Iraq, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated during a controlled ordnance clearing mission.

He was assigned to the 737th Explosive Ordnance Detachment, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.


Army Staff Sgt. Shannon M. Smith, 31, of Marion, Ohio

Smith died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an explosive device September 8, 2009 in Baji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 545th Military Police Company, Arctic Military Police Battalion, U.S. Army, Alaska, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Army Sgt. Timothy M. Smith, 25, of South Lake Tahoe, California

Smith died April 7, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Spc. Tristan C. Smith, 23, of Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania

Smith died in Taji, Iraq, on August 27, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A3 Bradley Vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pvt. Tyler Jacob Smith, 22, of Bethel, Maine

Smith died March 21, 2008 at Forward Operating Base Falcon near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the base received indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Brandon W. Smitherman, 21, of Conroe, Texas

Smitherman died October 31, 2007 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Marine Sgt. Mark T. Smykowski, 23, of Mentor, Ohio

Smykowski died June 6, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Brandon K. Sneed, 33, of Norman, Oklahoma

Sneed died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on October 10, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Sgt. Eric Lamar Snell, 35, of Trenton, New Jersey

Snell died June 18, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with insurgents using small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Stephen P. Snowberger III, 18, of Lopez, Pennsylvania

Snowberger died in Baghdad, Iraq on May 11, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during combat patrol operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Army Capt. Adam P. Snyder, 26, of Fort Pierce, Florida

Snyder died December 5, in Balad, Iraq from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device in Bayji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Cpl. Joshua D. Snyder, 20, of Hampstead, Maryland

Snyder died November 30, 2005 of wounds sustained from small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew A. Snyder, of Finksburg, Maryland

Snyder died March 3, 2006 from a non combat-related vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Capt. Christopher F. Soelzer, 26, of South Dakota

Soelzer died December 24, 2003 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on Highway One near Samarra, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, based in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


Army Pfc. Katie M. Soenksen, 19, of Davenport, Iowa

Soenksen died May 2, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle.

She was assigned to the 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Stanley J. Sokolowski, III, 26, of Ocean, New Jersey

Sokolowski died May 20, 2010 in Kirkuk, Iraq, in a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Marine Staff Sgt. Gordon G. Solomon, 35, of Fairborn, Ohio

Solomon died August 24, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Roderic A. Solomon, 32, of Fayetteville, North Carolina

Solomon died when his Bradley vehicle went over a cliff March 28, 2003.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Ismael G. Solorio, 21, of San Luis, Arizona

Solorio died April 9, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Staff Sgt. Juan M. Solorio, 32, of Dallas, Texas

Solorio died March 4, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle as his unit was being attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Cpl. Adrian V. Soltau, 21, of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Soltau died September 13, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Maj. Charles R. Soltes, Jr., 36, of Irvine, California

Soltes died on October 13, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 426th Civil Affairs Battalion, Upland, California.


Air Force Maj. Kevin H. Sonnenberg, 42, of McClure, Ohio

Sonnenberg died June 15, 2007 when his jet crashed five miles north of Balad Air Base, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 112th Fighter Squadron, Toledo, Ohio.


Army Sgt. Mike T. Sonoda, Jr., 34, of Fallbrook, California

Sonoda died in Baghdad, Iraq on September 22, 2005 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M113 Armored Personnel Carrier on September 21, 2005.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, Fullerton, California.


Army Sgt. Matthew Soper, 25, of Kalamazoo, Michigan

Soper died June 6, 2007 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1461st Transportation Company (Combat Heavy Equipment), Michigan Army National Guard, Jackson, Michigan.


Army Sgt. Skipper Soram, 23, of Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia

Soram died September 22, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-based improvised explosive device detonated near his security post.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Sorensen, 26, of Boca Raton, Florida

Sorensen died November 6, 2005 from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations during Operation Steel Curtain in Husaybah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Armando Soriano, 20, of Houston, Texas

Soriano died February 1, 2004 in Haditha, Iraq, while traveling in a two-vehicle convoy on a supply route when weather conditions caused his vehicle to slide off the road and roll over.

He was assigned to the howitzer battery, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado. The unit is currently attached to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Cpl. Tomas Sotelo, Jr., 20, of Houston, Texas

Sotelo died June 27, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, while traveling in a convoy a rocket propelled grenade struck his vehicle.

He was assigned to Headquarters Troop, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Sgt. Danny R. Soto, 24, of Houston, Texas

Soto died June 16, 2007 in Rashidiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Ft. Lewis, Washington.


Army Sgt. Joshua W. Soto, 25, of San Angelo, Texas

Soto died June 16, 2009 in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Karl O. Soto-Pinedo, 22, of San Juan, Puerto Rico

Soto-Pinedo died February 27, 2007 in Baghdad from wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Navy Petty Officer 1st class Luis A. Souffront, 25, of Miami, Florida

Souffront died February 7, 2008 from wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device while serving in combat operations in Iraq.

He was assigned to an East Coast based SEAL team.


Army Sgt. Richard A. Soukenka, 30, of Oceanside, California

Soukenka died February 27, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Spc. Kampha B. Sourivong, 20, of Iowa City, Iowa

Sourivong died in Al Asad, Iraq, on September 30, 2006 of injuries suffered when his vehicle received small arms fire during security operations.

He was assigned to the National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, Iowa Falls, Iowa.


Army Pfc. Kenneth C. Souslin, 21, of Mansfield, Ohio

Souslin died December 15, 2003 at Baghdad International Airport, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the 440th Signal Company, 22nd Signal Brigade, V Corps, Darmstadt, Germany.


Army Sgt. Nicholas R. Sowinski, 25, of Tempe, Arizona

Sowinski died on October 11, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


Marine Maj. John C. Spahr, 42, of Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Spahr died May 2, 2005 from injuries received when the F/A-18 Hornet aircraft he was piloting apparently crashed in Iraq.

He was assigned to Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California. His unit was embarked aboard the U.S.S. Carl Vinson.


Army Spc. Philip I. Spakosky, 25, of Browns Mill, New Jersey

Spakosky died May 14, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on May 13, 2004, in Karbala, Iraq when he was shot by a suspected sniper.

He was assigned to the Army’s 1st Battalion, 37th Armor, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.


Marine Pfc. Jacob D. Spann, 21, of Columbus, Ohio

Spann died February 6, 2006 from wounds sustained as a result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Hit, Iraq.

He was assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Staff Sgt. Gina R. Sparks, 35, of Drury, Missouri

Sparks died October 4, 2004, at Fort Polk, Louisiana from a non-combat related incident.

She was assigned to the 115th Field Hospital, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Pfc. Jason L. Sparks, 19, of Monroeville, Ohio

Sparks died September 8, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his platoon was engaged in direct fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, Camp Casey, Korea.


Army Sgt. Corey E. Spates, 21, of LaGrange, Georgia

Spates died February 10, 2008 in Diyala Province, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Theodore "Ted" A. Spatol, 59, of Thermopolis, Wyoming

Spatol died of a non-combat related illness in Thermopolis on December 14, 2006.

He was assigned to the 1041st Engineer Company, Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Staff Sgt. Spatol and his daughter Lisa


Marine Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Spears, 21, of Molino, Florida

Spears died October 23, 2005 from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Cpl. Michael R. Speer, 24, of Davenport, Iowa

Speer died April 9, 2004 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Spence, 24, of Scotts Valley, California

Spence died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Pvt. Clarence T. Spencer, 24, of San Diego, California

Spencer died February 4, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with the enemy using small arms fire in Baqubah, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pvt. Cole E. Spencer, 21, of Gays, Illinois

Spencer died April 28, 2007 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Ray A. Spencer II, 20, of Ridgecrest, California

Spencer died April 16, 2009 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


Army Pfc. Raymond N. Spencer, Jr., 23, of Carmichael, California

Spencer died June 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Army Sgt. William C. Spencer, 40, of Tacoma, Washington

Spencer died February 25, 2010 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained February 20, 2010 while supporting combat operations at Combat Outpost Marez, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 146th Field Artillery Regiment, Olympia, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. William D. Spencer, 20, of Paris, Tennessee

Spencer died on December 28, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tennessee.


Army Sgt. 1st Class William C. Spillers, 39, of Terry, Mississippi

Spillers died February 17, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury.

He was assigned to the 230th Finance Detachment, Jackson, Mississippi.


Marine Staff Sgt. Trevor Spink, 36, of Farmington, Missouri

Spink died July 10, 2004 due to a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Curtis R. Spivey, 25, of Chula Vista, California

Spivey died April 2, 2007 in San Diego, California of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations on September 16, 2006, in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Maj. Christopher J. Splinter, 43, of Platteville, Wisconsin

Splinter died December 24, 2003 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on Highway One near Samarra, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, based in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


Army Spc. Clifford A. Spohn III, 21, of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Spohn died April 9, 2007 in Karmah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his location with indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Army Sgt. Marvin R. Sprayberry, III, 24, of Tehachapi, California

Sprayberry died May 3, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when his military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal.

He was assigned to the 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.


Army Spc. Lance C. Springer II, 23, of Fort Worth, Texas

Springer died March 23, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit while on combat patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Navy Commander Charles Keith Springle, 52, of Wilmington, North Carolina

Springle died May 11, 2009 from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Victory, Iraq.


Army Pvt. Bryan N. Spry, 19, of Chestertown, Maryland

Spry died February 13, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle rolled into a water-filled ditch.

He was assigned to Company A, 2-504th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Cpl. Brad D. Squires, 26, of Middleburg Heights, Ohio

Squires died June 9, 2005 as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio.


Army Cpl. Shannon L. Squires, 25, of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Squires died in Brooke Army Medial Center, San Antonio, Texas on August 28, 2006 of injuries sustained along Main Supply Route Tampa, Iraq on April 21, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 321 Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Field Artillery Brigade, XVIIIth Airborne Corps Artillery, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, Rhode Island

St. Germain died April 2, 2006 when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq.

He was assigned to elements of the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Jon B. St. John II, 25, of Neenah, Wisconsin

St. John died January 27, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. David R. Staats, 30, of Pueblo, Colorado

Staats died December 16, 2006 in Taji, Iraq of injuries suffered when his HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Jeremy L. Stacey, 23, of Bismarck, Arkansas

Stacey died July 5, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Army Sgt. Maj. Michael B. Stack, 48, of Lake City, South Carolina

Stack died April 11, 2004 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while his unit was conducting combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Lance Cpl. Steven A. Stacy, 23, of Coos Bay, Oregon

Stacy died July 5, 2007 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Nathan E. Stahl, 20, of Highland, Indiana

Stahl died September 21, 2004 in Iraq, when his vehicle was struck with an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment from Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Col. Michael R. Stahlman, 45, of Chevy Chase, Maryland

Stahlman died October 5, 2008 from injuries sustained in a July 31, 2008 non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.


Marine Cpl. John R. Stalvey, 22, of Conroe, Texas

Stalvey died October 3, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Iron Fist in Karabilah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. 1st Class George Stanciel, 40, of Greenwood, Mississippi

Stanciel died August 19, 2008 at Forward Operating Base Gary Owen, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the base came under mortar attack.

He was assigned to the 370th Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade, Bamberg, Germany.


Army Spc. Matthew J. Stanley, 22, of Wolfeboro Falls, New Hampshire

Stanley died December 16, 2006 in Taji, Iraq of injuries suffered when his HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Robert M. Stanley, 27, of Spotsylvania, Virginia

Stanley died March 5, 2007 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Kenny F. Stanton, Jr., 20, of Hemet, California

Stanton died on October 13, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, Waegwan, Korea.


Army Pfc. Seth M. Stanton, 19, of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Stanton died December 17, 2006 in Balad, Iraq died of injuries suffered when his HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol December 16, 2006 in Taji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Lucas V. Starcevich, 25, of Canton, Illinois

Starcevich died April 16, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Shawn V. Starkovich, 20, of Arlington, Washington

Starkovich died July 16, 2007 in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Cpl. Jeffrey B. Starr, 22, of Snohomish, Washington

Starr died May 30, 2005 from small-arms fire while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Lance Cpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., 21, of Baltimore, Maryland

Starr died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Staff Sgt. Eric M. Steffeney, 28, of Waterloo, Iowa

Steffeney died February 23, 2005 in Tuz, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated.

He was assigned to the 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Nicholas P. Steinbacher, 22, of La Crescenta, California

Steinbacher died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 10, 2006.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. David S. Stelmat, 27, of Littleton, New Hampshire

Stelmat died March 22, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1132nd Military Police Company, North Carolina Army National Guard, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Derek T. Stenroos, 24, of North Pole, Alaska

Stenroos died November 5, 2007 in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Sgt. Blake C. Stephens, 25, of Pocatello, Idaho

Stephens died May 8, 2007 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Sgt. 1st Class John S. Stephens, 41, of San Antonio, Texas

Stephens died March 15, 2007 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his patrol came under attack during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Marine 1st Lieutenant Andrew K. Stern, 24, of Germantown, Tennessee

Stern died September 16, 2004 from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.


Marine Sgt. Andy A. Stevens, 29, of Tomah, Wisconsin

Stevens died December 1, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Staff Sgt. Joseph W. Stevens, 26, of Sacramento, California

Stevens died January 24, 2005 in Mohammed Sacran, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle overturned.

He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 2d Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.


Army Spc. Randy L. Stevens, 21, of Swartz Creek, Michigan

Stevens died April 16, 2005 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Hovey, Korea.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jeffery S. Stevenson, 20, of Newton, New Jersey

Stevenson died July 13, 2008 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Staff Sgt. Robert A. Stever, 36, of Pendleton, Oregon

Stever was killed in combat April 8, 2003.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Ft. Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Carla J. Stewart, 37, of Sun Valley, California

Stewart died January 28, 2007 in Tallil, Iraq, of injuries suffered when her convoy vehicle rolled over.

She was assigned to the 250th Transportation Company, El Monte, California.


Marine Cpl. David S. Stewart, 24, of Bogalusa, Louisiana

Stewart died August 3, 2005 when his amphibious Assault Vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 4th Assault Amphibian Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Gulfport, Mississippi.


Marine Cpl. Ian W. Stewart, 21, of Lake Hughes, California

Stewart died December 12, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. James D. Stewart, 29, of Chattanooga, Tennessee

Stewart died June 21, 2005 in Ar Rutbah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military cargo truck.

He was assigned to the 57th Transportation Company, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Marine Cpl. Joshua C. Sticklen, 24, of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Sticklen died December 3, 2006 when the CH-46 helicopter he was riding in crashed in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


Army Pvt. Shane M. Stinson, 23, of Fullerton, California

Stinson died June 23, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Marine Staff Sgt. John Christian Stock, 26, of Longview, Texas

Stock died September 6, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Michael J. Stokely, 23, of Sharpsburg, Georgia

Stokely died on August 16, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, 48th Brigade Combat Team, Griffin, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Sean A. Stokes, 24, of Auburn, California

Stokes died July 30, 2007 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Douglas C. Stone, 49, of Taylorsville, Utah

Stone died March 11, 2007 in Iraq of wounds suffered from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 96th Regional Readiness Command, Salt Lake City, Utah.


Air Force Maj. Gregory Stone, 40, of Boise, Idaho

Stone died March 25, 2003, from wounds received by a March 22, 2003 grenade attack in a tent at Camp Pennsylvania, Kuwait.

He was assigned to 124th Air Support Operations Squadron, Idaho Air National Guard, Boise, Idaho.


Army Sgt. Mark A. Stone, 22, of Buchanan Dam, Texas

Stone died April 28, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his forward operating base with indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Pfc. Samuel D. Stone, 20, of Port Orchard, Washington

Stone died May 30, 2009 in Tallil, Iraq, of injuries suffered during a non-combat related vehicle roll-over.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 303rd Cavalry Regiment, Bremerton, Washington.


Army Staff Sgt. Clint J. Storey, 30, of Enid, Oklahoma

Storey died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on August 4, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while conducting combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Calvary Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Travis M. Stottlemyer, 20, of Hatfield, Pennsylvania

Stottlemyer died August 17, 2008 as a result of a non-hostile incident in Manama, Bahrain.

He was assigned to the 3rd Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team Company, Marine Corps Security Forces, Norfolk, Virginia.


Army Spc. Brandon L. Stout, 23, of Grand Rapids, Michigan

Stout died January 22, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an explosively formed projectile detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 46th Military Police Company, Michigan Army National Guard, Kingsford, Michigan.


Army 2nd Lt. Matthew R. Stovall, 25, of Horn Lake, Mississippi

Stovall died August 22, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 367th Maintenance Company, 298th Corps Support Battalion, Philadelphia, Mississippi.


Marine Maj. Michael D. Stover, 43, of Mansfield, Ohio

Stover died June 3, 2006 from a non-hostile incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-371, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Arizona.


Marine Sgt. Morgan W. Strader, 23, of Croosville, Indiana

Strader died November 12, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Lance Cpl. Adam J. Strain, 20, of Smartsville, California

Strain died August 3, 2005 as a result of enemy small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Pfc. William R. Strange, 19, of Adrian, Georgia

Strange died April 2, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated where he was setting up an observation point.

He was assigned to the 91st Engineer battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Sgt. Kirk Allen Straseskie, 23, of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Straseskie drowned May 19, 2003 in a canal near Al Hillah, Iraq, when he attempted to rescue the crewmembers of a Marine CH-46 helicopter that went down in the canal.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Francis J. Straub, Jr., 24, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Straub died on August 9, 2005, in Bayji, Iraq, while investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Army Spc. Matthew F. Straughter, 27, of St. Charles, Missouri

Straughter died January 31, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a rocket propelled grenade.

He was assigned to the 1138th Engineer Company, 35th Engineer Brigade, Missouri National Guard, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


Army Sgt. Thomas J. Strickland, 27, of Douglasville, Georgia

Strickland died on August 15, 2005, in Al Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when his HMMWV accidentally rolled over into a canal.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 108th Armor Regiment, Calhoun, Georgia.


Marine Sgt. Jesse W. Strong, 24, of Irasburg, Vermont

Strong died January 26, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, headquartered in Lynchburg, Virginia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Johnny R. Strong, 21, of Waco, Texas

Strong died June 12, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. Joseph A. Strong, 21, of Lebanon, Indiana

Strong died of injuries suffered when the vehicle he was in was involved in a rollover incident on December 26, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Army Capt. Mark N. Stubenhofer, 30, of Springfield, Virginia

Stubenhofer died December 7, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was conducting dismounted operations and was attacked by small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. Michael R. Sturdivant, 20, of Conway, Arkansas

Sturdivant died January 22, 2008 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the 431st Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Pfc. Brandon C. Sturdy, 19, of Urbandale, Iowa

Sturdy died May 13, 2004 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. William R. Sturges Jr., 24, of Spring Church, Pennsylvania

Sturges died January 24, 2004 in Khalidiyah, Iraq, when a vehicle-based improvised explosive device detonated.

He was assigned to Company B, 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry, Fort Hood Texas.


Army Spc. Paul J. Sturino, 21, of Rice Lake, Wisconsin

Sturino died September 22, 2003 in Quest, Iraq from a non-combat weapons discharge.

He was assigned to B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jesus A. Suarez-Del Solar, 20, of Escondido, California

Suarez-Del Soloar was killed in combat in Iraq on March 27, 2003.

He was assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Roger A. Suarez-Gonzalez, 21 of Miami, Florida

Suarez-Gonzalez died December 4, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered from small arms fire while conducting security and observation operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Sgt. Joseph D. Suell, 24, of Lufkin, Texas

Suell died June 16, 2003 in Todjie, Iraq from a non-combat related cause.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters and Service Battery, 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Army Staff Sgt. Wilberto Suliveras, 38, of Humacao, Puerto Rico

Suliveras died July 29, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Capt. Christopher J. Sullivan, 29, of Princeton, Massachusetts

Sullivan died January 18, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his parked vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. John M. Sullivan, 22, of Hixon, Tennessee

Sullivan died December 30, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on combat patrol.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Spc. John R. Sullivan, 26, of Countryside, Illinois

Sullivan died November 15, 2003 when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 626th Forward Support Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Narson B. Sullivan, 21, of North Brunswick, New Jersey

Sullivan died April 25, 2003 of a non-combat weapon discharge.

He was assigned to the 411th Military Police Company based in Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Vincent M. Sullivan, 23, of Chatham, New Jersey

Sullivan died July 23, 2004 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Cpl. James E. Summers III, 21, of Bourbon, Missouri

Summers died May 28, 2007 in Abu Sayda, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Vincent E. Summers, 38, of South Haven, Michigan

Summers died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on October 15, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Pfc. Ming Sun, 20, of Cathedral City, California

Sun died January 9, 2007 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat patrol operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Spc. Astor A. Sunsin-Pineda, 20, of Long Beach, California

Sunsin-Pineda died May 2, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. Robert A. Surber, 24, of Inverness, Florida

Surber died June 3, 2007 in Thania, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Sutherland, 33, of West Deptford, New Jersey

Sutherland died in Al Qadisiyah, Iraq, on November 12, 2005 when his Stryker military vehicle accidentally rolled over.

He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


Army Pfc. Ernest Harold Sutphin, 21, of Parkersburg, West Virginia

Sutphin died March 18, 2004 in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries sustained in a vehicle incident in Kirkuk, Iraq, on March 11, 2004.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 11th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Sutter, 28, of Tinley Park, Illinois

Sutter died December 26, 2003 in Baqubah, Iraq, while attempting to render safe an improved explosive device when it detonated.

He was assigned to the 745th Ordnance Company, 79th Ordnance Battalion, Army National Guard, based in Grayling, Michigan.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Greg L. Sutton, 38, of Spring Lake, North Carolina

Sutton died June 6, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 212th Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. Timothy J. Sutton, 22, of Springfield, Missouri

Sutton died on July 11, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his HMMWV struck a land mine.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Sgt. 1st. Class Shawn M. Suzch, 32, of Hilltown, Pennsylvania

Suzch died March 10, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel F. Swaim, 19, of Yadkinville, North Carolina

Swaim died November 10, 2005 of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces during Operation Steel Curtain in Karabilah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Harry R. Swain IV, 21, of Cumberland, New Jersey

Swain died January 31, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Shane C. Swanberg, 24, of Kirkland, Washington

Swanberg died Sept. 15 from an explosion resulting from indirect fire at Forward Operating Base, Camp Ramadi, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Pfc. Robert A. Swaney, 21, of West Jefferson, Ohio

Swaney died July 30, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Marine Lance Cpl. James E. Swain, 20, of Kokomo, Indiana

Swain died November 15, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Brett D. Swank, of Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Swank died January 24, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 509th Infantry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swanson, 25, of Rose Haven, Maryland

Swanson died on July 22, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when his patrol encountered enemy forces small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.


Army Cpl. Timothy A. Swanson, 21, of San Antonio, Texas

Swanson died January 27, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Chief Warrant Officer (CW5) Sharon T. Swartworth, 43, of Virginia

Swartworth died November 7, 2003 when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter she was riding in was shot down in Tikrit, Iraq. The Black Hawk was shot down by unknown enemy ordnance.

She was the regimental warrant officer for the Judge Advocate General Office, based at Headquarters Department of the Army, Pentagon.


Army Sgt. Robert W. Sweeney III, 22, of Pineville, Louisiana

Sweeney died January 10, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, Lake Charles, Louisiana.


Army Spc. Christopher P. Sweet, 28, of Kahului, Hawaii

Sweet died February 6, 2009 in Kirkush, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 172d Separate Infantry Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany.


Army Pfc. Jack T. Sweet, 19, of Alexandria Bay, New York

Sweet died February 8, 2008 in Jawwalah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Spc. Thomas J. Sweet II, 23, of Bismarck, North Dakota

Sweet died November 27, 2003 in Junction City, Iraq of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kansas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Franklin A. Sweger, 24, of San Antonio, Texas

Sweger died December 16, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Sgt. Jason W. Swiger, 24, of South Portland, Maine

Swiger died March 25, 2007 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Nathaniel T. Swindell, 24, of Bronx, New York

Swindell died January 15, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, from a non-combat related injury.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swisher, 26, of Lincoln, Nebraska

Swisher died October 9, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his unit was ambushed by individuals using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades.

He was assigned to 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Marine Capt. Tyler B. Swisher, 35, of Cincinnati, Ohio

Swisher died when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Amariyah, Iraq on Oct. 21, 2005. His vehicle was traveling beside a canal when the attack occurred and he was thrown from the vehicle into the water.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Shawn Dante Sykes, 28, of Portsmouth, Virginia

Sykes died May 7, 2009 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered from an accident that occurred May 5, 2009 at Combat Outpost Crazy Horse, Iraq.

He was assigned to 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Jonathon M. Sylvestre, 21, of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Sylvestre died November 2, 2009 in Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Maj. Paul R. Syverson III, 32, of Lake Zurich, Illinois

Syverson died June 16, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when mortar rounds hit his camp.

He was assigned to the Army’s 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Lance Cpl. Steven W. Szwydek, 20, of Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania

Szwydek died October 20, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Nasser Wa Salaam, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


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