December, 2004
1 Killed - Afghanistan War Operations    70 Killed - Iraq War Operations    Total: 71
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12/01/04 (I)
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Gunnery Sergeant Javier Obleas-Prado Pena
36, Falls Church, Virginia
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died December 1, 2004, at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germanyfrom injuries incurred November 25, 2004, as result of enemy action inAnbar province, Iraq
He was assigned to the 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/01/04 (I)
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Corporal Bryan S. Wilson
22, Otterbein, Indiana
U.S. Marine Corps
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died due to a non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 1, 2004
He was assigned to the 2nd BN, 11th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/01/04 (I)
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Specialist David M. Fisher
21, Green Island, New York
U.S. Army
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died when his Humvee rolled over while his unit was patrolling Baghdad, Iraq, on December 1, 2004
He was assigned to Company D, 1st Battalion, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard
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12/01/04 (I)
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Corporal Zachary A. Kolda
23, Houston, Texas
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 1, 2004
He was assigned to the Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
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12/02/04 (I)
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Private First Class George D. Harrison
22, Knoxville, Tennessee
U.S. Army
Hostile - Small arms fire
Killed when his Humvee was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Mosul, Iraq, on December 2, 2004
He was assigned to the 293rd Military Police Company, 3rd Military Police BN, 3rd Infantry Division
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12/02/04 (A)
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Specialist Isaac E. Diaz
26, Rio Hondo, Texas
U.S. Army
Sharownikay [Paktika Prov.]
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Reg., 25th Infantry Div.
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12/03/04 (I)
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Corporal Binh N. Le
20, Alexandria, Virginia
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died from injuries received as result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 3, 2004
He was assigned to the 5th BN, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/03/04 (I)
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Specialist David P. Mahlenbrock
20, Maple Shade, New Jersey
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when he was clearing a route and a roadside bomb exploded in Kirkuk, Iraq, on December 3, 2004
He was assigned to the 65th Engineer BN, 25th Infantry Division
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12/03/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Henry E. Irizarry
38, Bronx, New York
U.S. Army National Guard
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee while his unit was on patrol in Taji, Iraq, on December 3, 2004
He was assigned to the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard
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12/03/04 (I)
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Corporal Matthew A. Wyatt
21, Millstadt, Illinois
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died from injuries received as result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 3, 2004
He was assigned to the 5th BN, 10th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/04/04 (I)
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Sergeant Cari A. Gasiewicz
28, Depew, New York
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when two roadside bombs detonated near her convoy in Baquba, Iraq, on December 4, 2004
She was assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence BN, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade
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12/04/04 (I)
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Sergeant Joseph O. Behnke
45, Brooklyn, New York
U.S. Army National Guard
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died in a vehicle accident in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 4, 2004
He was assigned to Battery C, 1st Battalion, 258th Field Artillery Regiment, New York Army National Guard
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12/04/04 (I)
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Sergeant Michael L. Boatright
24, Whitesboro, Texas
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when he was struck by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 4, 2004
He was assigned to the 20th Engineer BN, 1st Cavalry Division
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12/04/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Salamo J. Tuialuuluu
23, Pago Pago, American Samoa
U.S. Army
Hostile - hostile fire
Killed when his Stryker military vehicle received enemy fire during convoy operations in Mosul, Iraq, on December 4, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 21st INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/04/04 (I)
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Sergeant David A. Mitts
24, Hammond, Oregon
U.S. Army
Hostile - hostile fire
Killed when his Stryker military vehicle received enemy fire during convoy operations in Mosul, Iraq, on December 4, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 21st INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/05/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Kyle A. Eggers
27, Euless, Texas
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Habbaniya, Iraq, on December 5, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 506th INF REG, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/05/04 (I)
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Private First Class Andrew M. Ward
25, Kirkland, Washington
U.S. Army
Hostile - Small arms fire
Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Ramadi, Iraq, on December 5, 2004
He was assigned to the 44th Engineer BN, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/05/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Marvin L. Trost III
28, Goshen, Indiana
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee in Habbaniya, Iraq, on December 5, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 506th INF REG, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/05/04 (I)
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Specialist Edwin W. Roodhouse
36, San Jose, California
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee in Habbaniya, Iraq, on December 5, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 506th INF REG, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/07/04 (I)
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Corporal In C. Kim
23, Warren, Michigan
U.S. Marine Corps
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died due to a non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 7, 2004
He was assigned to the 9th Communications BN, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/07/04 (I)
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Sergeant First Class Todd C. Gibbs
37, Angelina, Texas
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated while his unit was on a dismounted patrol in Khalidiyah, Iraq, on December 7, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 506th INF REG, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/07/04 (I)
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Captain Mark N. Stubenhofer
30, Springfield, Virginia
U.S. Army
Hostile - Small arms fire
Killed when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small-arms fire duringdismounted operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 7, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 41st INF REG, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division
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12/08/04 (I)
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Sergeant Arthur C. Williams IV
31, Edgewater, Florida
U.S. Army
Hostile - Small arms fire
Killed when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small-arms fire while ondismounted patrol in Ramadi, Iraq, on December 8, 2004
He was assigned to the 44th Engineer BN, 2nd Infantry Division
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12/09/04 (I)
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First Lieutenant Andrew C. Shields
25, Campobello, South Carolina
U.S. Army National Guard
Non-hostile - Helicopter crash
Died in an Apache helicopter accident in Mosul, Iraq, on December 9, 2004
He was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina Army National Guard
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12/09/04 (I)
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Chief Warrant Officer Patrick D. Leach
39, Rock Hill, South Carolina
U.S. Army National Guard
Non-hostile - Helicopter crash
Died in an AH-64 Apache helicopter accident in Mosul, Iraq on December 9, 2004
He was assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 151st Aviation Regiment, South Carolina Army National Guard
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12/09/04 (I)
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Private First Class Christopher S. Adlesperger
20, Albuquerque, New Mexico
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 9, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/11/04 (I)
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Specialist Robert W. Hoyt
21, Ashford, Connecticut
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 11, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Connecticut Army National Guard
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12/11/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Gregory P. Rund
21, Littleton, Colorado
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 11, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Corporal Jason S. Clairday
21, Camp Fulton, Arkansas
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Joshua W. Dickinson
25, Pasco, Florida
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Melvin L. Blazer
38, Moore, Oklahoma
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Sergeant Jeffrey L. Kirk
24, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Hilario F. Lopez
22, Ingleside, Texas
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Jeffery S. Blanton
23, Fayetteville, Georgia
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Corporal Ian W. Stewart
21, Lake Hughes, California
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died due to enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/12/04 (I)
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Private First Class Joshua A. Ramsey
19, Defiance, Ohio
U.S. Army
Non-combat
Died of non-combat related injuries in Baghdad, Iraq, on on December 12, 2004
He was assigned to the 95th Military Police Battalion
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12/13/04 (I)
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Private First Class Brent T. Vroman
21, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died from wounds received as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq, on December 13, 2004
He was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
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12/13/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Richard D. Warner
22, Waukesha, Wisconsin
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died from wounds received as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq, on December 13, 2004
He was assigned to Company F, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve
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12/13/04 (I)
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Sergeant Tina S. Time
22, Tucson, Arizona
U.S. Army Reserve
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died when she was involved in a vehicle accident near Cedar, Iraq, on December 13, 2004
She was assigned to the 208th Transportation Company, Army Reserve
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12/14/04 (I)
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Specialist Victor A. Martinez
21, Bronx, New York
U.S. Army
Unspecified
Died of a gunshot wound south of Baghdad, Iraq, on December 14, 2004
He was assigned to the 364th Supply Company, 264th Corps Support BN, 1st COSCOM
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12/14/04 (I)
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Corporal Michael D. Anderson
21, Modesto, California
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 14, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/16/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Franklin A. Sweger
24, San Antonio, Texas
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 16, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/19/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Donald B. Farmer
33, Zion, Illinois
U.S. Army
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died when he was hit by a vehicle in Shuaybah, Kuwait, on December 19, 2004
He was assigned to the 180th Transportation BN, 13th COSCOM
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12/19/04 (I)
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Sergeant Barry K. Meza
23, League City, Texas
U.S. Army
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died when he was hit by a vehicle in Shuaybah, Kuwait, on December 19, 2004
He was assigned to the 180th Transportation BN, 13th COSCOM
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12/21/04 (I)
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Specialist Jonathan Castro
21, Corona, California
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/21/04 (I)
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Sergeant Lynn R. Poulin Sr.
47, Freedom, Maine
U.S. Army National Guard
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to Company A, 133rd Engineer Battalion, Maine Army National Guard
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12/21/04 (I)
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Specialist Thomas J. Dostie
20, Sommerville, Maine
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the Headquarters Company, 133rd Engineer Battalion, Maine Army National Guard
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12/21/04 (I)
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Chief Petty Officer Joel Egan Baldwin
37, Gulfport, Mississippi
U.S. Navy
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 7
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12/21/04 (I)
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Sergeant Major Robert D. O'Dell
38, Manassas, Virginia
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the Headquarters, U.S. Army Intelligence & Security Command
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12/21/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Julian S. Melo
47, Brooklyn, New York
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 5th INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/21/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Darren D. VanKomen
33, Bluefield, West Virginia
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/21/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Neil D. Petsche
21, Lena, Illinois
U.S. Marine Corps
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died of injuries received in a non-hostile vehicle incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/21/04 (I)
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Specialist Cory M. Hewitt
26, Stewart, Tennessee
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 705th Ordnance Company
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12/21/04 (I)
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Specialist David A. Ruhren
20, Stafford, Virginia
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to Company C, 276th Engineer Battalion, Virginia Army National Guard
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12/21/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Robert S. Johnson
23, Castro Valley, California
U.S. Army
Hostile - hostile fire - suicide bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 24th INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/21/04 (I)
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Captain William W. Jacobsen Jr.
31, Charlotte, North Carolina
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 24th INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/21/04 (I)
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Sergeant First Class Paul D. Karpowich
30, Bridgeport, Pennsylvania
U.S. Army Reserve
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the Detachment 4, 2nd Battalion, 390th Infantry Regiment, 96th Division, Army Reserve
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12/21/04 (I)
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Specialist Nicholas C. Mason
20, King George, Virginia
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to Company C, 276th Engineer Battalion, Virginia Army National Guard
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12/21/04 (I)
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Private First Class Lionel Ayro
22, Jeanerette, Louisiana
U.S. Army
Hostile - Bomb
Killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive inside the mess hall at Camp Marez in Mosul, Iraq, on December 21, 2004
He was assigned to the 73rd Engineer Company, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/23/04 (I)
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First Lieutenant Christopher W. Barnett
32, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
U.S. Army National Guard
Hostile - IED attack
Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 23, 2004
He was assigned to the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, Louisiana Army National Guard
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12/23/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Eric Hillenburg
21, Marion, Indiana
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Killed in action during security and stabilization operations in the Anbar province, Iraq, on Thursday, December 23, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/23/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal James R. Phillips
21, Hillsboro, Florida
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Killed in action during security and stabilization operations in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 23, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/23/04 (I)
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Corporal Raleigh C. Smith
21, Troy, Montana
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Killed in action during security and stabilization operations in the Anbar province, Iraq, on Thursday, December 23, 2004
He was assigned to the 3rd BN, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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12/27/04 (I)
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Specialist Jose A. Rivera-Serrano
26, Mayaquez, Puerto Rico
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
Killed by a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 27, 2004
He was assigned to B Company, 2nd BN, 5th Cavalry REG, 1st Cavalry Division
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12/27/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Todd D. Olson
36, Loyal, Wisconsin
U.S. Army National Guard
Hostile - IED attack
Died December 27, 2004, at the 67th Combat Support Hospital in Tikrit, Iraq,from wounds sustained a day earlier when a roadside bomb detonated inSamarra, Iraq
He was assigned to the Detatchment 1, Company C, 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, Wisconsin Army National Guard
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12/28/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Jason A. Lehto
31, Mount Clemens, Michigan
U.S. Marine Corps
Non-combat - Accident
Died from a non-hostile incident in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 28, 2004
He was assigned to the Detachment B, Marine Wing Support Group 47, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Forces Reserve
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12/28/04 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Nathaniel J. Nyren
31, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
U.S. Army
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died when a civilian vehicle struck his military vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 28, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 8th Cavalry REG, 1st Cavalry Division
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12/29/04 (I)
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Private First Class Oscar Sanchez
19, Modesto, California
U.S. Army
Hostile - Car bomb
Killed when a suicide car bomb struck his observation post in Mosul, Iraq, on December 29, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 24th INF REG, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division
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12/29/04 (I)
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Specialist Craig L. Nelson
21, Bossier City, Louisiana
U.S. Army
Hostile - IED attack
NelsonDied December 29, 2004, at the National Naval Medical Center inBethesda, Maryland, of injuries sustained December 16, 2004 when a roadside bomb detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, Louisiana Army National Guard
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12/30/04 (I)
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Sergeant Damien T. Ficek
26, Pullman, Washington
U.S. Army National Guard
Hostile - Small arms fire
Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 30, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment, Washington Army National Guard
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12/31/04 (I)
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Lance Corporal Jason E. Smith
21, Phoenix, Arizona
U.S. Marine Corps
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as the result of hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on December 31, 2004
He was assigned to the 1st Light Armored RECON BN, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force
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