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An Honor Roll Of Sacrifice In Iraq

November 11, 2003|Associated Press

The Department of Defense and family members have identified 383 U.S. troops who have died in Iraq since the war began March 20, through Nov. 7. Of these, 245 died on or after May 1, when President Bush declared that major combat operations had ended. Those listed here include noncombat deaths. Other U.S. troops have been reported dead but have not been fully identified. Starting Sunday, The Times will begin publishing a weekly accounting of U.S. troop deaths in Iraq and Afghanistan. It will run in the California section.

March 20

Marine Maj. Jay Thomas Aubin, 36, Waterville, Maine, helicopter crash

Marine Capt. Ryan Anthony Beaupre, 30, St. Anne, Ill., helicopter crash

Marine Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy, 25, Houston, helicopter crash

Marine Staff Sgt. Kendall Damon Waters-Bey, 29, Baltimore, helicopter crash

March 21

Marine 2nd Lt. Therrel S. Childers, 30, Harrison County, Miss., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez, 28, Los Angeles, combat

March 22

Navy Lt. Thomas Mullen Adams, 27, La Mesa, Calif., helicopter collision

Marine Sgt. Nicolas M. Hodson, 22, Smithville, Mo., vehicle accident

Marine Lance Cpl. Eric J. Orlowski, 26, Buffalo, N.Y., machine gun accident

Army Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert, 27, Easton, Pa., grenade attack

Army Reserve Spc. Brandon S. Tobler, 19, Portland, Ore., vehicle accident

March 23

Army Spc. Jamaal R. Addison, 22, Roswell, Ga., combat

Army Sgt. Edward John Anguiano, 24, Brownsville, Texas, combat

Marine Sgt. Michael E. Bitz, 31, Ventura, Calif., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Rory Buesing, 20, Cedar Key, Fla., combat

Army Sgt. George Edward Buggs, 31, Barnwell, S.C., combat

Marine Pfc. Tamario D. Burkett, 21, Buffalo, N.Y., combat

Marine Cpl. Kemaphoom A. Chanawongse, 22, Waterford, Conn., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Donald John Cline Jr., 21, Sparks, Nev., combat

Army 1st Sgt. Robert J. Dowdy, 38, Cleveland, combat

Army Pvt. Ruben Estrella-Soto, 18, El Paso, Texas, combat

Marine Lance Cpl. David K. Fribley, 26, Fort Myers, Fla., combat

Marine Cpl. Jose A. Garibay, 21, Costa Mesa, Calif., combat

Marine Pvt. Jonathan L. Gifford, 30, Decatur, Ill., combat

Marine Cpl. Jorge A. Gonzalez, 20, Los Angeles, combat

Marine Pvt. Nolen R. Hutchings, 19, Boiling Springs, S.C., friendly fire

Army Pfc. Howard Johnson Jr., 21, Mobile, Ala., combat

Marine Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Jordan, 42, Enfield, Conn., combat

Army Spc. James Kiehl, 22, Comfort, Texas, combat

Army Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Villareal Mata, 35, El Paso, Texas, combat

Marine Cpl. Patrick R. Nixon, 21, Gallatin, Tenn., combat

Army Pfc. Lori A. Piestewa, 23, Tuba City, Ariz., combat

Marine 2nd Lt. Frederick E. Pokorney Jr., 31, Tonopah, Nev., combat

Marine Sgt. Brendon Reiss, 23, Hanna, Wyo., combat

Marine Cpl. Robert M. Rodriguez, 21, New York, combat

Marine Cpl. Randal Kent Rosacker, 21, San Diego, combat

Army Pvt. Brandon Sloan, 19, Bedford Heights, Ohio, combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Slocum, 22, Thornton, Colo., combat

Army Sgt. Donald R. Walters, 33, Kansas City, Mo., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Williams, 31, Phoenix, combat

March 24

Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas A. Blair, 24, Broken Arrow, Okla., combat

Marine Cpl. Evan T. James, 20, La Harpe, Ill., drowned in canal

Marine Sgt. Bradley S. Korthaus, 28, Davenport, Iowa, drowned in canal

Army Spc. Gregory P. Sanders, 19, Hobart, Ind., combat

March 25

Marine Pfc. Francisco A. Martinez Flores, 21, Los Angeles, combat

Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Michael Vann Johnson Jr., 25, Little Rock, Ark., combat

Marine Staff Sgt. Donald C. May, Jr., 31, Richmond, Va., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick T. O'Day, 20, Santa Rosa, Calif., combat

Air Force Maj. Gregory Stone, 40, Boise, Idaho, grenade attack

March 26

Marine Maj. Kevin G. Nave, 36, White Lake Township, Mich., vehicle accident

March 27

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Joseph Menusa, 33, Tracy, Calif., combat

March 28

Marine Sgt. Fernando Padilla-Ramirez, 26, San Luis, Ariz., combat

Army Sgt. Roderic A. Solomon, 32, Fayetteville, N.C., vehicle accident

March 29

Marine Staff Sgt. James Cawley, 41, Roy, Utah, combat

Army Pfc. Michael Russell Creighton-Weldon, 20, Conyers, Ga., suicide attack

Army Spc. Michael Edward Curtin, 23, Howell, N.J., suicide attack

Army Pfc. Diego Fernando Rincon, 19, Conyers, Ga., suicide attack

Marine Lance Cpl. Jesus A. Suarez Del Solar, 20, Escondido, Calif., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. William W. White, 24, New York, vehicle accident

Army Sgt. Eugene Williams, 24, Highland, N.Y, suicide attack

March 30

Marine Capt. Aaron J. Contreras, 31, Sherwood, Ore., helicopter crash

Marine Sgt. Michael V. Lalush, 23, Troutville, Va., helicopter crash

Marine Sgt. Brian D. McGinnis, 23, St. George, Del., helicopter crash

March 31

Army Spc. William A. Jeffries, 39, Evansville, Ind., illness

Army Spc. Brandon J. Rowe, 20, Roscoe, Ill., combat

April 1

Army Sgt. Jacob L. Butler, 24, Wellsville, Kan., combat

Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph B. Maglione, 22, Lansdale, Pa., noncombat weapon discharge

April 2

Army Capt. James F. Adamouski, 29, Springfield, Va., helicopter crash

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