2017 YTD
22 Afghanistan War Operations    2 Iraq War Operations    21 Other Operations    8 ISIS Operations    Total: 53
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01/07/17 (S)
Not Available
Specialist Isiah L. Booker
23, Cibolo, Texas
U.S. Army
Jordan
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died in a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
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01/12/17 (S)
Specialist John P. Rodriguez
23, Hemet, Calif.
U.S. Army
Kuwait
Non-combat
Died in a non-combat related incident
He was assigned to 2nd Engineer Battalion, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss,Texas.
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01/29/17 (S)
Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens
36, Peoria, Illinois
U.S. Navy
Arabian Peninsula of Yemen
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds sustained in a raid against al-Qaida
He was assigned to an East Coast based Special Warfare unit.
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02/19/17 (A)
Not Available
Private First Class Brian. P. Odiorne
21, Ware, Massachusetts
U.S. Army
Al Anbar Province, Iraq
Non-combat
Died from a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood,Texas.
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03/19/17 (A)
Not Available
Sergeant First Class Robert R. Boniface
34, San Luis Obispo, California
U.S. Army
Logar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died from a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
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03/22/17 (A)
Staff Sergeant Alexandria Mae Morrow
25, Dansville, New York
U.S. Air Force
Southwest Asia
Non-combat
Died while performing maintenance duties in support of combat operations
She was assigned to the 366th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
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04/08/17 (A)
Not Available
Staff Sergeant Mark R. De Alencar
37, Edgewood, Maryland
U.S. Army
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died of injuries sustained when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.
He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.
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04/27/17 (A)
Sergeant Joshua P. Rodgers
22, Bloomington, Illinois
U.S. Army
Nangarhar Province
Hostile
Died as a result of small arms fire while engaged in dismounted operations.
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.
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04/27/17 (A)
Sergeant Cameron H. Thomas
23, Kettering, Ohio
U.S. Army
Nangarhar Province
Hostile
Died as a result of small arms fire while engaged in dismounted operations.
assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.
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04/29/17 (A)
First Lieutenant Weston C. Lee
25, Bluffton, Georgia
U.S. Army
Mosul
Hostile
Died from injuries while conducting security as part of advise and assist support to partnered forces.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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05/05/17 (A)
Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken
38, Falmouth, Maine
U.S. Army
40 miles west of Mogadishu
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit ,in support of a Somali National Army-led operation with U.S. Africa Command.
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05/26/17 (S)
Not Available
Specialist Etienne J. Murphy
22, Loganville, Georgia
U.S. Army
Al-Hasakah, Syria
Non-hostile
Died of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover related incident.
He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
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06/10/17 (A)
Not Available
Corporal Dillon C. Baldridge
22, Youngsville, North Carolina
U.S. Army
Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died of gunshot wounds
He was assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.
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06/10/17 (A)
Not Available
Sergeant William M. Bays
29, Barstow, California
U.S. Army
Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died of gunshot wounds
He was assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.
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06/10/17 (A)
Not Available
Sergeant Eric M. Houck
25, Baltimore, Maryland
U.S. Army
Peka Valley, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died of gunshot wounds
He was assigned to 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY.
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06/17/17 (O)
Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass
25, San Diego, California
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Noe Hernandez
26, Weslaco, Texas
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T Truong Huynh
25, Oakville, Connecticut
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Personnel Specialist 1st Class Xavier Alec Martin
24, Halethorpe, Maryland
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Fire Controlman 1st Class Gary Leo Rehm Jr.
37, Elyria, Ohio
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby
19, Palmyra, Virginia
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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06/17/17 (O)
Fire Controlman 2nd Class Carlosvictor Ganzon Sibayan
23, Chula Vista, California
U.S. Navy
USS Fitzgerald off the Shimoda coast of Japan,
Accident - ship collision
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald
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07/03/17 (A)
Not Available
Private First Class Hansen B. Kirkpatrick
19, Wasilla, Alaska
U.S. Army
Helmand Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - Small arms fire
Died from wounds received during an indirect fire attack.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.
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08/02/17 (S)
Technical Sergeant David Board
49, Barboursville, West Virginia
U.S. Air National Guard
Kuwait
Non-combat
Died in a non-combat-related incident while deployed in support of combat operations.
He was assigned to the 130th Airlift Wing at McLaughlin Air National Guard Base, West Virginia.
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08/02/17 (A)
Specialist Christopher Michael Harris
25, Jackson Springs, North Carolina
U.S. Army
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improved explosive device detonated near their convoy.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
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08/02/17 (A)
Sergeant Jonathon Michael Hunter
23, Columbus, Indiana
U.S. Army
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Hostile - IED attack
Died as a result of injuries sustained when a vehicle-borne improved explosive device detonated near their convoy.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
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08/13/17 (s)
Not Available
Sergeant Roshain Euvince Brooks
30, Brooklyn, New York
U.S. Army
Iraq
Combat wounds
Died of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Iraq.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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08/13/17 (s)
Not Available
Specialist Allen Levi Stigler Jr.
22, Arlington, Texas
U.S. Army
Iraq
Combat wounds
Died of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations in Iraq.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
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08/16/17 (A)
Not Available
Staff Sergeant Aaron R. Butler
27, Monticello, Utah
U.S. Army
Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - IED attack
Died of injuries suffered from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations.
He was assigned to the 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Camp Williams, Utah.
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08/18/17 (A)
GS-12 Daniel Hoadley
54, Colorado Springs, Colorado
U.S. Army
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Non-combat
Died from a non-combat related incident.
He was a civilian contractor assigned to the Office of the Program Manager, Saudi Arabian National Guard Modernization Program, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Kevin Sayer Bushell
26, Gaithersburg, Maryland
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin Louis Doyon
26, Suffield, Connecticut
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 2nd Class Jacob Daniel Drake
21, Cable, Ohio
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Timothy Thomas Eckels Jr.
23, Manchester, Maryland
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 1st Class Charles Nathan Findley
31, Kansas City, Missouri
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 3rd Class John Henry Hoagland III
20, Killeen, Texas
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Information Systems Technician 2nd Class Corey George Ingram
28, Poughkeepsie, New York
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Interior Communications Electrician 1st Class Abraham Lopez
39, El Paos, Texas
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Interior Communications Electrician 3rd Class Logan Stephen Palmer
23, Decatur, Illinois
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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08/21/17 (O)
Not Available
Electronics Technician 3rd Class Kenneth Aaron Smith
22, Cherry Hill, New Jersey
U.S. Navy
USS John S. McCain near Singapore
Non-combat
Died when his US Navy ship was struck by a commercial vessel.
He was assigned to the USS John S. McCain
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10/01/17 (I)
Not Available
Specialist Alexander W. Missildine
20, Tyler, Texas
U.S. Army
Salah ad-Din Province, Iraq
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died as a result of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy.
He was assigned to the 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.
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10/04/17 (O)
Staff Sergeant Bryan Black
35, Puyallup, Washington
U.S. Army
Niger
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds received in a firefight when his unit was ambushed by rebel militants.
He was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Ft. Bragg, N.C.
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10/04/17 (O)
Staff Sergeant Jeremiah Johnson
39, Springboro, Ohio
U.S. Army
Niger
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds received in a firefight when his unit was ambushed by rebel militants.
He was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Ft. Bragg, N.C.
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10/04/17 (O)
Sergeant La David T. Johnson
25, Miami Gardens, Florida
U.S. Army
Niger
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds received in a firefight when his unit was ambushed by rebel militants.
He was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Ft. Bragg, N.C.
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10/04/17 (O)
Staff Sergeant Dustin Wright
29, Lyons, Georgia
U.S. Army
Niger
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds received in a firefight when his unit was ambushed by rebel militants.
He was assigned to the 3rd Special Forces Group, Ft. Bragg, N.C.
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10/27/17 (A)
Chief Warrant Officer Jacob M. Sims
36, Juneau, Alaska
U.S. Army
Logar Province, Afghanistan
Non-hostile - Helicopter crash
Died as a result of wounds sustained when he was involved in a helicopter crash.
He was assigned to 4th Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
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11/04/17 (A)
Sgt. First Class Stephen B. Cribben
33, Simi Valley, California
U.S. Army
Logar Province, Afghanistan
Hostile - hostile fire
Died as a result of wounds sustained while engaged in combat operations.
He was assigned to 2d Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colorado.
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11/11/17 (I)
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lee M. Smith
35, Arlington, Texas
U.S. Army
Camp Taji, Iraq
Non-hostile
Died due to injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY.
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11/14/17 (A)
Not Available
Sgt. 1st Class Hughton O. Brown
43, Brooklyn, New York
U.S. Army
Camp Buehring, Kuwait
Non-combat
Died as a result of a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 306th Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Brigade, Farmingdale, New York.
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11/22/17 (A)
Airman Matthew Chialastri
0, xx, Louisiana
U.S. Navy
Western Pacific Ocean
Non-hostile - Aircraft crash
Died in a C-2A Greyhound transport plane crash over the Pacific Ocean en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier,
He was assigned to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan
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11/22/17 (A)
Lt. Steven Combs
0, xx, Florida
U.S. Navy
Western Pacific Ocean
Non-hostile - Aircraft crash
Died in a C-2A Greyhound transport plane crash over the Pacific Ocean en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier,
He was was assigned to the “Providers” of Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30
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11/22/17 (A)
Airman apprentice Bryan Grosso
0, xx, Florida
U.S. Navy
Western Pacific Ocean
Non-hostile - Aircraft crash
Died in a C-2A Greyhound transport plane crash over the Pacific Ocean en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier,
He was assigned to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan
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12/20/17 (S)
Spc. Avadon A. Chaves
20, Turlock, California
U.S. Army
Al Asad, Al Anbar Province, Iraq
Non-combat
Died from a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.
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Index:
Baldridge, Dillon C. Bays, William M. Black, Bryan Board, David Boniface, Robert R. Booker, Isiah L. Brooks, Roshain Euvince
Brown, Hughton O. Bushell, Kevin Sayer Butler, Aaron R. Chaves, Avadon A. Chialastri, Matthew Combs, Steven Cribben, First Class Stephen B.
De Alencar, Mark R. Douglass, Shingo Alexander Doyon, Dustin Louis Drake, Jacob Daniel Eckels, Timothy Thomas Jr. Findley, Charles Nathan Grosso, Bryan
Harris, Christopher Michael Hernandez, Noe Hoadley, Daniel Hoagland, John Henry III Houck, Eric M. Hunter, Jonathon Michael Huynh, Ngoc T Truong
Ingram, Corey George Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson, La David T. Kirkpatrick, Hansen B. Lee, Weston C. Lopez, Abraham Martin, Xavier Alec
Milliken, Kyle Missildine, Alexander W. Morrow, Alexandria Mae Murphy, Etienne J. Odiorne, Brian. P. Owens, William "Ryan" Palmer, Logan Stephen
Rehm, Gary Leo Jr. Rigsby, Dakota Kyle Rodgers, Joshua P. Rodriguez, John P. Sibayan, Carlosvictor Ganzon Sims, Jacob M. Smith, Kenneth Aaron
Smith, Lee M. Stigler, Allen Levi Jr. Thomas, Cameron H. Wright, Dustin