THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM/ 2004 IRAQ CASUALTIES: FEBRUARY 2004



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Junior Sgt. Andres Nuiamäe 21 ESTPLA-8 light infantry platoon, Estonia Defense Forces Albu, Jarva county, Estonia Nuiamae was part of a 12-man foot patrol when a improvised explosive device detonated near the Abu Ghuraib market in Baghdad, Iraq, on February 28, 2004. He was the first Estonian soldier to die fighting abroad since 1920.
Chief Warrant Officer Matthew C. Laskowski 32 Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Phoenix, Arizona Killed when the OH-58 Kiowa helicopter he was flying crashed in Habbinaya, Iraq, on February 25, 2004
Chief Warrant Officer Stephen M. Wells 29 Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment North Egremont, Massachusetts Killed when the OH-58 Kiowa helicopter he was flying crashed in Habbinaya, Iraq, on February 25, 2004
Sgt. 1st Class Henry A. Bacon 45 Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 4th Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division Wagram, North Carolina Died when he was struck by a recovery vehicle while he was assisting a disabled vehicle in Ad Dujayl, Iraq, on February 20, 2004
2nd Lt. Jeffrey C. Graham 24 Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Elizabethtown, Kentucky Died of injuries sustained from small-arms fire and a roadside bomb attack near Khalidiya, Iraq, on February 19, 2004
Spc. Roger G. Ling 20 Company C, 1st Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Douglaston, New York Died of injuries sustained from small-arms fire and a roadside bomb attack near Khalidiya, Iraq, on February 19, 2004
Pfc. Nichole M. Frye 19 Company A, 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve Lena, Wisconsin Killed when a roadside bomb struck her convoy in Baquba, Iraq, on February 16, 2004
Spc. Michael M. Merila 23 Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division Sierra Vista, Arizona Killed when his convoy was hit by a roadside bomb in Tal Afar, Iraq, on February 16, 2004
Spc. Christopher M. Taylor 25 1165th Military Police Company, Alabama National Guard, attached to the 18th Military Police Brigade Daphne, Alabama Killed when a roadside bomb struck his convoy in Baghdad, Iraq, on February 16, 2004
Pvt. Bryan N. Spry 19 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Chestertown, Maryland Died when his vehicle rolled into a water-filled ditch in Baghdad, Iraq, on February 13, 2004
Cpl. Richard Thomas David Ivell 29 Royal Electrical & Mechanical Engineers, 2 Close Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps Doncaster, South Yorkshire, England Fatally injured in a vehicle accident at Shaibah Logistics Base in southern Iraq on February 12, 2004
Spc. Eric U. Ramirez 31 670th Military Police Company, California Army National Guard San Diego, California Killed when he was attacked by small-arms fire, a rocket-propelled grenade and a roadside bomb in Abu Gharib on the western edge of Baghdad, Iraq, on February 12, 2004
Pfc. William C. Ramirez 19 E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Portland, Oregon Killed when a roadside bomb exploded while he was on a mounted patrol in western Baghdad, Iraq, on February 11, 2004
Sgt. Patrick S. Tainsh 33 E Troop, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Oceanside, California Tainsh was on patrol in western Baghdad, Iraq, when a roadside bomb struck his Humvee. Wounded in the explosion, Tainsh fired more than 400 rounds at insurgents to allow eight wounded soldiers to be evacuated on February 11, 2004. He died of his wounds and was posthumously awarded the Silver Star.
Master Sgt. Jude C. Mariano 39 615th Air Mobility Operations Squadron, 615th Air Mobility Operations Group Vallejo, California Died of injuries sustained in a two-car accident in Doha, Qatar, on February 10, 2004
Sgt. Thomas D. Robbins 27 A Troop, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Schenectady, New York Killed when a collection of unexploded ordnance, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds detonated while being moved to a demolition point in Sinjar, Iraq, on February 9, 2004
Sgt. Elijah Tai Wah Wong 42 363rd Explosive Ordnance Company, Arizona Army National Guard Mesa, Arizona Killed when a collection of unexploded ordnance, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds detonated while being moved to a demolition point in Sinjar, Iraq, on February 9, 2004
Staff Sgt. Richard P. Ramey 27 703rd Ordnance Company, attached to the 82nd Airborne Division Canton, Ohio Killed when a roadside bomb detonated in Mahmudiya, Iraq, on February 8, 2004
Spc. Joshua L. Knowles 23 1133rd Transportation Company, Iowa Army National Guard Sheffield, Iowa Killed when he was hit by a mortar round at a Baghdad International Airport checkpoint on February 5, 2004
Cmdr. Gonzalo Perez Garcia 42 Civil Guard, Spanish Army Toledo, Spain Perez Garcia was seriously wounded in a shootout near Hamsa, Iraq on January 22, 2004 , and fell into a coma. He died February 4 in a Madrid hospital.
2nd Lt. Seth J. Dvorin 24 Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 10th Mountain Division New Jersey Killed when a roadside bomb exploded while he was conducting counter-IED operations along a supply route in Iskandariya, Iraq, on February 3, 2004
Pfc. Armando Soriano 20 Howitzer Battery, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Houston, Texas Died when his Humvee slid off the road and rolled over while in a two-vehicle convoy on a supply route in Haditha, Iraq, on February 1, 2004
Staff Sgt. Roger C. Turner Jr. 37 Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Parkersburg, West Virginia Killed in a rocket attack on Logistics Support Area Anaconda in Balad, Iraq, on February 1, 2004
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