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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Marine Lance Cpl. Travis M. Wichlacz, 22, of West Bend, Wisconsin

Wichlacz died February 5, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Army Spc. Vernon R. Widner, 34, of Redlands, California

Widner died in Tikrit, Iraq of injuries sustained in Bayji, Iraq, on November 17, 2005 when his HMMWV was involved in a vehicle accident during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Lee A. Wiegand, 20, of Hallstead, Pennsylvania

Wiegand died on September 28, 2005 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, 28th Infantry Division, New Milford, Pennsylvania.


Air Force, Staff Sgt. David A. Wieger, 28, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

Wieger died November 1, 2007 near Balad Air Base, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned as a special agent to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Detachment 303, Travis Air Force Base, California.


Navy Petty Officer Third Class Jeffery L. Wiener, 32, of Louisville, Kentucky

Wiener died May 7, 2005 in a combat related incident.

He was a Navy hospital corpsman assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (MEF).


Army Cpl. Kory D. Wiens, 20, of Independence, Oregon

Wiens died July 6, 2007 in Muhammad Sath, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 94th Mine Dog Detachment, 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.

Webmaster Note: Kory was a dog handler and his dog Cooper was also killed.


Army Spc. Michael J. Wiesemann, 20, of North Judson, Indiana

Wiesemann died May 29, 2004 at Forward Operating Base Q-West (Quyarrah Air Base, Iraq) of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Wiggins, 26, of Cleveland, Ohio

Wiggins died January 23, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury.

He was assigned to the 79th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. William B. Wightman, 22, of Sabina, Ohio

Wightman died August 3, 2005 when his Amphibious Assault Vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he was attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV, 27, of Cottage Grove, Minnesota

Wilcox died July 16, 2009 in Basra, Iraq of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 34th Military Police Company, 34th Infantry Division, Minnesota Army National Guard, Stillwater, Minnesota.


Marine Cpl. Joshua S. Wilfong, 22, of Walker, West Virginia

Wilfong died April 30, 2004 due to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm, 19, of Plymouth, Ohio

Wilhelm died August 4, 2009 in Maysan province, Iraq, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Army Sgt. Charles T. Wilkerson, 30, of Kansas City, Missouri

Wilkerson died May 22, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an unknown ordnance detonated near his tent.

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


Army Pfc. David A. Wilkey, Jr., 22, of Elkhart, Indiana

Wilkey died June 18, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit June 17, 2007 in Baghdad.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army 1st Lt. Charles L. Wilkins III, 38, of Columbus, Ohio

Wilkins died August 20, 2004 near Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 216th Engineer Battalion, Hamilton, Ohio.


Army Pfc. Eric R. Wilkus, 20, of Hamilton, New Jersey

Wilkus died December 25, 2006 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of a non-combat related injury received on December 22, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Marine Cpl. Andre L. Williams, 23, of Galloway, Ohio

Williams died July 28, 2005 when his unit came under attack by enemy small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while conducting combat operations in Cykla Village, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Sgt. Arthur C. Williams, IV, 31, of Edgewater, Florida

Williams died December 8, 2004 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting a dismounted patrol and was attacked by small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 44th Engineer Battalion, 2d Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.


Marine Staff Sgt. Benjamin D. Williams, 30, of Orange, Texas

Williams died June 20, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Sgt. Briand T. Williams, 25, of Sparks, Georgia

Williams died November 22, 2009 in Numaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

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


Marine Sgt. Christian B. Williams, 27, of Winter Haven, Florida

Williams died July 29, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Sgt. Clint E. Williams, 24, of Kingston, Oklahoma

Williams died on September 14, 2006 of injuries suffered in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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


Army Sgt. David Blake Williams, 26, of Tarboro, North Carolina

Williams 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.


Marine Staff Sgt. Dwayne E. Williams, 28, of Baltimore, Maryland

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

He was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.


Army Sgt. Eugene Williams, 24, of Highland, New York

Williams died March 29, 2003 when a taxi carrying a car bomb drove up to an Army checkpoint in central Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Jeffrey A. Williams, 20, of Warrenville, Illinois

Williams died on September 5, 2005, in Tal Afar, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his combat patrol.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Jesse Lawrence Williams, 25, of Santa Rosa, California

Williams died April 8, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Baqubah, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Spc. Luke C. Williams, 35, of Knoxville, Tennessee

Williams died on September 5, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the HMMWV he was riding in accidentally rolled over into a ditch.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Williams, 31, Arizona

Williams was killed in action March 23, 2003 on the outskirts of An Nasiriyah.

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


Army Spc. Michael L. Williams, 46, of Buffalo, New York

Williams died October 17, 2003 along MSR Jackson near Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle ran over an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, based in New York.


Army Pfc. Phillip Brandon Williams, 21, of Gardnerville, Nevada

Williams died October 9, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered from enemy contact during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Troop Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Taft V. Williams, 29, of New Orleans, Louisiana

Williams died August 12, 2003, near Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

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


Army Pvt. Wesley J. Williams, 23, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Williams died March 2, 2007 in Baghdad, of a non-combat related injury.

He was assigned to the 163d Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Gary D. Willett, 34, of Alamogordo, New Mexico

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

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Army Spc. Cheyenne C. Willey, 36, of Fremont, California

Willey died in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 23, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, California.


Army Spc. Tracy C. Willis, 21, of Marshall, Texas

Willis died August 26, 2007 in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked 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 Spc. Ronnie D. Williams, 26, of Erlanger, Kentucky

Williams died on July 17, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained on July 16, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his M1A2 Abrams tank left the road and entered a canal during patrol operations.

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


Army Sgt. 1st Class Christopher R. Willoughby, 29, Phenix City, Alabama

Willoughby died July 20, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the vehicle that he was riding in rolled over.

He was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 221st Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gillem, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Bryan S. Wilson, 22, of Otterbein, Indiana

Wilson died December 1, 2004 as result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Dana N. Wilson, 26, of Fountain, Colorado

Wilson died July 11, 2004 near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Brigade, Baumholder, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Jamie D. Wilson, 34, of San Diego, California

Wilson died January 22, 2007 in Fallujah, Iraq, from wounds suffered while conducting security operations in Karmah, Iraq.

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


Army Command Sgt. Maj. Jerry L. Wilson, 45, of Thomson, Georgia

Wilson died November 23, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq when hostile forces attacked his vehicle.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Staff Sgt. Joe N. Wilson, 30, of Mississippi

Wilson died November 2, 2003 in Al Fallujah, Iraq when his CH-47 Chinook helicopter made a crash landing.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Marine Lance Cpl. Lamont N. Wilson, 20, of Lawton, Oklahoma

Wilson died September 6, 2004 due to enemy action 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 Pfc. Le Ron A. Wilson, 18, of Queens, New York

Wilson died July 6, 2007 in Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

He was assigned to the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Sgt. Lee Christian Wilson, 30, of Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Wilson died September 6, 2007 in Mosul, Iraq from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Army Sgt 1st Class Miguel Antonio Wilson, 36, of Bonham, Texas

Wilson died November 21, 2008 in Abu Sayf, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a rescue attempt of another soldier while their unit was conducting a dismounted reconnaissance mission.

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


Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Wilson, 25, of Newark Valley, New York

Wilson died February 12, 2006 as a result of an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Three, based in San Diego, California.


Army Spc. Nicholas E. Wilson, 21, of Glendale, Arizona

Wilson died March 11, 2005 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, while conducting a roving patrol his military vehicle rolled into a water-filled ditch after the shoulder of the road he was on collapsed.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea.


Army Staff Sgt. Robert J. Wilson, 28, of Boynton Beach, Florida

Wilson died January 26, 2008 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol in Baghdad, Iraq.

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


Marine Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Wilson, 28, of Duluth, Georgia

Wilson died June 20, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 13, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Cpl. Jonathan D. Winterbottom, 21, of Falls Church, Virginia

Winterbottom died May 23, 2007 in Al Nahrawan, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to 3d Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Benning, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt, 23, of Tampa, Florida

Wilt died September 3, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. Thomas J. Wilwerth, 21, of Mastic, New York

Wilwerth died near Balad, Iraq, on February 22, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated his Bradley Fighting Vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Marine Sgt. David N. Wimberg, 24, of Louisville, Kentucky

Wimberg died May 25, 2005 from wounds received as a result of small-arms fire from enemy forces while conducting combat operations in Hadithah, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Cpl. Christopher D. Winchester, 23, of Flomaton, Alabama

Winchester died July 14, 2005 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Trebil, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine 1st Lieutenant Ronald Winchester, 25, of Rockville Center, New York

Winchester died September 3, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Nathan L. Winder, 32, of Blanding, Utah

Winder died June 26, 2007 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Philip E. Windorski, Jr., 35, of Bovey, Minnesota

Windorski died from wounds suffered when two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters crashed January 26, 2009 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Marine Lance Cpl. Nathanial D. Windsor, 20, of Scappoose, Oregon

Windsor died March 13, 2007 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Trevor A. Wine, 22, of Orange, California

Wine died May 1, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries sustained on April 30, 2004 when his convoy vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 24th Quartermaster Company, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Spc. Daniel W. Winegeart, 23, of Kountze, Texas

Winegeart died October 17, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when his Light Medium Tactical Vehicle drove off an overpass.

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


Army Pfc. Harry A. Winkler III, 32, of Clarksville, Tennessee

Winkler died November 12, 2006 in Samarra, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle 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.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan D. Winkler, 19, of Tulsa, Oklahoma

Winkler died November 26, 2004 due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Pfc. Ryan G. Winslow, 19, of Jefferson, Alabama

Winslow died April 15, 2006 when his HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Lt. Col. Peter E. Winston, 56, of Plant City, Florida

Winston died November 13, 2006, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, from a non-combat related incident while in Iraq.

He was assigned to the 143rd Sustainment Command, Orlando, Florida.


Marine Lance Cpl. William J. Wiscowiche, 20, of Victorville, California

Wiscowiche died March 30, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Staff Sgt. Clinton L. Wisdom, 39, of Atchison, Kansas

Wisdom died November 8, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery, Kansas National Guard, Horton, Kansas.


Army Spc. Robert A. Wise, 21, of Tallahassee, Florida

Wise died November 12, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, he was on a mounted patrol when an improvised explosive device exploded.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 53rd Infantry Brigade, Florida National Guard, Tallahassee, Florida.


Army Sgt. Justin D. Wisniewski, 22, of Standish, Michigan

Wisniewski died May 19, 2007 in Lutfiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Army Pfc. Donovan D. Witham, 20, of Malvern, Arkansas

Witham died August 21, 2007 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. James Witkowski, 32, of Surprise, Arizona

Witkowski died on October 26, 2005 near Ashraf, Iraq, of injuries sustained there earlier that day when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 729th Transportation Company, Fresno, California.


Army Spc. Michelle M. Witmer, 20, of New Berlin, Wisconsin

Witmer died April 9, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, from an improvised explosive device and small arms attack.

She was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 32nd Military Police Company, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Army Pfc. Owen D. Witt, 20, of Sand Springs, Montana

Witt died May 24, 2004 in Ad Dawr, Iraq, when his armored high-mobility-multipurpose wheeled vehicle rolled over.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Witte, 27, of Beardsley, Minnesota

Witte died on October 20, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during a combat patrol.

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


Marine Pfc. Brett A. Witteveen, 20, of Shelby, Michigan

Witteveen died February 19, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Army Staff Sgt. Zachary R. Wobler, 24, of Ottowa, Ohio

Wobler died February 6, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, when his dismounted patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Anthony “Tony” Wojciechowski, 25, of Cincinnati, Ohio

Wojciechowski died April 30, 2009 while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. James R. Wolf, 21, of Scottsbluff, Nebraska

Wolf died November 6, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 52nd Engineer Battalion, based in Fort Carson, Colorado.


Marine Pfc. Colin J. Wolfe, 18, of Manassas, Virginia

Wolfe died August 30, 2006 while conducting combat operations 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.


Navy Cmdr. Duane G. Wolfe, 54, of Port Hueneme, California

Wolfe died May 25, 2009 from injuries suffered as a result of an improvised explosive device attack on his convoy southeast of Fallujah.

He was assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Gulf Region Division in Iraq.


Army 2nd Lt. Jeremy L. Wolfe, 27, of Wisconsin

Wolfe 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 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Maj. Stuart A. Wolfer, 36, of Coral Springs, Florida

Wolfer died April 6, 2008 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 11th Battalion, 104th Division, Boise, Idaho.


Army Sgt. Elijah Tai Wah Wong, 42, of Mesa, Arizona

Wong died February 9, 2004 in Sinjar, Iraq, when a collection of unexploded ordinance, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds detonated while being moved to a demolition point.

He was assigned to the 363rd Explosive Ordnance Company, Army National Guard, Casa Grande, Arizona.


Army Sgt. Brian M. Wood, 21, of Torrance, California

Wood died April 16, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his military vehicle pulled off the road and hit a mine.

He was assigned to 9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Capt. George A. Wood, 33, of New York, New York

Wood died November 20, 2003 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his tank rolled over an improvised explosive device while on patrol.

He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), based in Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. John E. Wood, 37, of Humboldt, Kansas

Wood died October 7, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 891st Engineer Battalion, Garnett, Kansas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Nathan R. Wood, 19, of Kirkland, Washington

Wood died November 9, 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.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Ronald T. Wood, 28, of Cedar City, Utah

Wood died July 16, 2005 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 148th Field Artillery, Brigham City, Utah.


Army Sgt. Ryan M. Wood, 22, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Wood died June 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Col. William W. Wood, 44, of Panama City, Florida

Wood died in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 27, 2005 when he was directing security operations in response to the detonation of an improvised explosive device. During this response, a second improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

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


Marine Cpl. Julian M. Woodall, 21, of Tallahassee, Florida

Woodall died May 22, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Sgt. Peter Woodall, 25, of Sarasota, Florida

Woodall died April 27, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Daniel E. Woodcock, 25, of Glennallen, Alaska

Woodcock died March 11, 2007 in Ad Dawr, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a building explosion while on combat patrol.

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


Army Sgt. 1st Class Anthony L. Woodham, 37, of Rogers, Arkansas

Woodham died on July 5, 2008 of injuries suffered in a non-combat incident at Camp Adder, Tallil, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 39th Brigade Support Battalion, 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard, Heber Springs, Arkansas.


Army Spc. Michael R. Woodliff, 22, of Port Charlotte, Florida

Woodliff died March 2, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck his convoy.

He was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Friedberg, Germany.


Army Pfc. Eric P. Woods, 26, of Omaha, Nebraska

Woods died on July 9, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq, when his HMMWV struck an improvised explosive device that caused the vehicle to overturn. Woods was in the area to evacuate another soldier who had been wounded.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Gary L. Woods, Jr., 24, of Lebanon Junction, Kentucky

Woods died April 10, 2009 when his military vehicle was struck by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Mosul, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Navy Petty Officer Third Class Julian Woods, 22, of Jacksonville, Florida

Woods died November 10, 2004 as a result of hostile fire in Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Marine Division Detachment, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaheohe Bay, Hawaii.


Army Spc. Shane W. Woods, 23, of Palmer, Alaska

Woods died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on August 9, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

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


Army Cpl. Ryan A. Woodward, 22, of Fort Wayne, Indiana

Woodward died September 8, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations near Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Curtis L. Wooten III, 20, of Spanaway, Washington

Wooten died January 4, 2005 in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Spc. Dustin L. Workman II, 19, of Greenwood, Nebraska

Workman died June 28, 2007 of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked in Baghdad by insurgents using improvised explosive devices.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 2d Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Staff Sgt. Christopher D. Worrell, 35, of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Worrell died April 22, 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 702nd Combat Support Battalion, 4th Stryker Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.


Army Maj. Matthew W. Worrell, 34, of Lewisville, Texas

Worrell died on May 14, 2006 in Yusufiyah, Iraq, when his aircraft was shot down during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. James R. Worster, 24, of Broadview Heights, Ohio

Worster died from a non-combat related incident on September 18, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 10th Combat Support Hospital, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Robert Adrian Worthington, 19, of Jackson, Georgia

Worthington died May 22, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Sgt. James M. Wosika, Jr., 24, of St. Paul, Minnesota

Wosika died January 9, 2007 in Fallujah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit while on combat patrol.

He was assigned to the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, Crookston, Minnesota.


Army Lt. Col. Thomas A. Wren, 44, of Lorton, Virginia

Wren died in Tallil, Iraq, on November 5, 2005 when a civilian vehicle pulled in front of his HMMWV causing it to roll-over.

He was an Army Reservist assigned to the Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq in Tallil, Iraq.


Army Spc. Brian A. Wright, 19, of Keensburg, Illinois

Wright died in Ramadi, Iraq on December 6, 2005 when his HMMWV struck a mine during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 135th Engineer Company, Lawrenceville, Illinois.


Army Capt. Darrick D. Wright, 37, of Nashville, Tennessee

Wright died September 17, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related illness.

He was assigned to the 926th Engineer Brigade, Montgomery, Alabama.


Army Sgt. Gregory A. Wright, 28, of Boston, Massachusetts

Wright died January 13, 2007 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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


Army Spc. James C. Wright, 27, of Morgan, Texas

Wright died September 18, 2003 in Tikrit, Iraq, in an ambush by small arms fire and rocket propelled grenade.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Jason G. Wright, 19, of Luzerne, Michigan

Wright died December 8, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, he was on security duty when his vehicle came under fire from a passing vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Thomas G. Wright, 38, of Holly, Michigan

Wright died May 14, 2007 enroute to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, from a non-combat related illness while serving at Balad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 46th Military Police Company, 210th Military Police Battalion, Kingsford, Michigan.


Marine 2nd Lt. John T. Wroblewski, 25, of Oak Ridge, New Jersey

Wroblewski died April 6, 2004 due to injuries received from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army 1st Lt. Luke C. Wullenwaber, 24, of Lewiston, Idaho

Wullenwaber died November 16, 2004 in Khaladiyah, Iraq, when he was conducting a security mission and a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.


Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Wyatt, 22, of Calendonia, Wisconsin

Wyatt died on October 12, 2004 due to enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Corps Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division in Chicago, Illinois.


Marine Cpl. Matthew A. Wyatt, 21, of Millstadt, Illinois

Wyatt died December 3, 2004 from injuries received as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 5th Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Stephen E. Wyatt, 19, of Kilgore, Texas

Wyatt died October 13, 2003 in Balad, Iraq, when his convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

He was assigned to C Battery, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Army Spc. Benyahmin B. Yahudah, 24, of Bogart, Georgia

Yahudah died on July 13, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

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


Marine Cpl. Jonathan T. Yale, 21, of Burkeville, Virginia

Yale died April 22, 2008 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Dustin A. Yancey, 22, of Goose Creek, South Carolina

Yancey died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 4, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the 26th Forward Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Sgt. Michael J. Yarbrough, 24, of Malvern, Arkansas

Yarbrough 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 Sgt. Michael E. Yashinski, 24, of Monument, Colorado

Yashinski died December 24, 2003 in Kirkuk, Iraq, from injuries he sustained while running a communication wire.

He was assigned to the 501st Forward Support Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade, based in Vicenza, Italy.


Army Sgt. Michael E. Yashinski, 24, of Monument, Colorado

Yashinski died December 24, 2003 in Kirkuk, Iraq, from injuries he sustained while running a communication wire.

He was assigned to the 501st Forward Support Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade, based in Vicenza, Italy.


Army Pfc. Michael Edward Yates, Jr., 19, of Federalsburg, Maryland

Yates died May 11, 2009 in Camp Liberty, Baghdad of wounds suffered in a non-combat related incident.

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


Army Cpl. Nyle Yates III, 22, of Lake Odessa, Michigan

Yates died in Bayji, Iraq, on March 16, 2006 when he came under small arms fire by enemy forces during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. William C. Yauch, 23, of Batesville, Arkansas

Yauch died June 11, 2010 in Jalula, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.


Army Spc. Clifton J. Yazzie, 23, of Fruitland, New Mexico

Yazzie died in Al Huwijah, Iraq on January 20, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations.

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


Army Sgt. Henry Ybarra III, 32, of Austin, Texas

Ybarra died September 11, 2003 in Balad, Iraq, while changing the tire on a Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck and the tire exploded.

He was assigned to D Troop, 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry, Illesheim, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Hatak Yuka Keyu M. Yearby, 21, of Overbrook, Oklahoma

Yearby died May 14, 2006 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


Marine Lance Cpl. Luke C. Yepsen, 20, of Kingwood, Texas

Yepsen died December 14, 2006 due to injuries suffered from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Keith Yoakum, 41, of Hemet, California

Yoakum died February 2, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his Apache helicopter was forced to land during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pvt. Justin R. Yoemans, 20, of Eufaula, Alabama

Yoemans died November 6, 2004 at the 31st Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained earlier that day in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. James M. Yohn, 25, of Highspire, Pennsylvania

Yohn died June 25, 2008 in Mosul, Iraq, from wounds suffered when their vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device on June 24, 2008.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Viktar V. Yolkin, 24, of Spring Branch, Texas

Yolkin 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 Master Sgt. Anthony R. C. Yost, 39, of Flint, Michigan

Yost died November 19, 2005 while in the process of searching a safehouse in Mosul for insurgents, an explosion occurred collapsing the building. Yost was killed by the blast.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Joshua V. Youmans, 26, of Flushing, Michigan

Youmans died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, on March 1, 2006 from injuries sustained in Habbaniyah, Iraq on November 21, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment, Saginaw, Michigan.


Marine Pfc. Rodricka A. Youmans, 22, of Allendale, South Carolina

Youmans died July 6, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Christopher D. Young, 20, of Los Angeles, California

Young died March 2, 2007 in Safwan, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 160th Infantry Regiment, California Army National Guard, San Pedro, California.


Army Spc. Donald M. Young, 19, of Helena, Montana

Young died August 8, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations August 7, 2007 in Baghdad.

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


Army Spc. John J. Young, 24, of Savannah, Georgia

Young died September 21, 2007 in Camp Stryker, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Pvt. Joshua Anthony Richard Young, 21, of Riddle, Oregon

Young died from wounds suffered when his unit encountered an improvised explosive device during convoy operations January 28, 2008 in Mosul, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Sgt. Ryan C. Young, 21, of Corona, California

Young died December 2, 2003 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of wounds he received November 8, 2003 in Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle.

He was assigned to A Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Pvt. Kelly D. Youngblood, 19, of Mesa, Arizona

Youngblood died February 18, 2007 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Travis L. Youngblood, 26, of Surrency, Georgia

Youngblood died July 21, 2005 of wounds received July 15, 2005 from an improvised explosive device during combat operations in Hit, Iraq.

He was a hospital corpsman assigned to the Naval Hospital Great Lakes, Great Lakes, Illinois and deployed with the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Zabierek, 25, of Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Zabierek died May 21, 2004 due to hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, attached to I MEF in Iraq.


Army Spc. Jesse M. Zamora, 22, of Las Cruces, New Mexico

Zamora died in Bayji, Iraq, on February 3, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Jose Zamora, 24, of Sunland Park, New Mexico

Zamora died in Baghdad, Iraq on August 6, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while conducting a combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Nicholas J. Zangara, 21, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Zangara died July 24, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division from Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Civilian Robert J. Zangas, 44, of Trafford, Pennsylvania

Zangas died March 9, 2004 in Al-Hillah, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Coalition Provisional Authority, based in Arlington, Virginia.


Marine Cpl. Adam O. Zanutto, 26, of Caliente, California

Zanutto died March 6, 2006 at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland from wounds received as a result of an improvised explosive device in Al Anbar province, Iraq on February 25, 2006.

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


Army Spc. Stephen G. Zapasnik, 19, of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Zapasnik 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 Spc. Mark Anthony Zapata, 27, of Edinburg, Texas

Zapata died August 15, 2004 in Najaf, Iraq as a result of hostile fire.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. 1st Class William A. Zapfe, 35, of Muldraugh, Kentucky

Zapfe died June 19, 2007 in Muhammad al Ali, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Zapp, 20, of Houston, Texas

Zapp died November 8, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Combat Service Support Battalion 1, Combat Service Support Group 11, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Zaun died January 28, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained in a collision between two armored vehicles.

He was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Angelo A. Zawaydeh, 19, of San Bruno, California

Zawaydeh died in Baghdad, Iraq on March 15, 2006 when his traffic control point came under mortar attack during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry, 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Edgardo Zayas, 29, of Dorchester, Massachusetts

Zayas died on August 26, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Pfc. Kenneth E. Zeigler II, 22, of Dillsburg, Pennsylvania

Zeigler died May 12, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Kevin L. Zeigler, 31, of Overland Park, Kansas

Zeigler died in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained on August 12, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations.

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


Army Pvt. Matthew T. Zeimer, 18, of Glendive, Montana

Zeimer died February 2, 2007 in Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Maj. Douglas A. Zembiec, 34, of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Zembiec died May 11, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps National Capital Region, Henderson Hall, Arlington, Virginia.


Army Pfc. Benjamin T. Zieske, 20, of Concord, California

Zieske died of injuries sustained in Kirkuk, Iraq on May 3, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated during a dismounted combat patrol.

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


Army 1st Lt. Dennis W. Zilinski, 23, of Freehold, New Jersey

Zilinski died in Bayji, Iraq on November 19, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Pfc. Nicholaus E. Zimmer, 20, of Columbus, Ohio

Zimmer died May 30, 2004 in Kufa, Iraq, when his vehicle came under attack by rocket-propelled grenades.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedburg, Germany.


Marine Sgt. Christopher M. Zimmerman, 28, of Stephenville, Texas

Zimmerman died September 20, 2006 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Marine Sgt. Luke J. Zimmerman, 24, of Luxemburg, Wisconsin

Zimmerman died October 27, 2006 from injuries suffered while conducting combat operations 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.


Army Pvt. Travis C. Zimmerman, 19, of New Berlinville, Pennsylvania

Zimmerman died in Baghdad, Iraq on April 22, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his observation post during dismounted combat reconnaissance operations.

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


Marine Cpl. Christopher E. Zimny, 27, of Cook, Illinois

Zimny 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 Cpl. Matthew R. Zindars, 21, of Watertown, Wisconsin

Zindars died July 24, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Diyala province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Cpl. Nicholas L. Ziolkowski, 22, of Towson, Maryland

Ziolkowski died November 15, due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Cpl. Ian T. Zook, 24, of Port St. Lucie, Florida

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

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Staff Sgt. Ryan L. Zorn, 35, of Upton, Wyoming

Zorn died November 16, 2009 in Tal Afar, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Brent B. Zoucha, 19, of Merrick, Nebraska

Zoucha died June 9, 2006 of wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Scott A. Zubowski, 20, of North Manchester, Indiana

Zubowski died November 12, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Amiriyah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd 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 Lance Cpl. Robert P. Zurheide Jr., 20, of Tucson, Arizona

Zurheide died April 12, 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 Staff Sgt. Michael S. Zyla, 32, of Elgin, Oregon

Zyla died in Taji, Iraq, on December 13, 2005 while conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Pfc. Casey P. Zylman, 22, of Coleman, Michigan

Zylman died May 25, 2007 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle May 24, 2007 in Tallafar, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


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