THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM/ 2004 IRAQ CASUALTIES: MAY 2004



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Lance Cpl. Dustin L. Sides 22 9th Communications Battalion, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Yakima, Washington Died from hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 31, 2004
1st Lt. Kenneth Michael Ballard 26 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division Mountain View, California Died of wounds from an accidental discharge from his tank's machine gun during a firefight with insurgents in Najaf, Iraq, on May 30, 2004
Sgt. Aaron C. Elandt 23 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division Lowell, Michigan Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Al Musayyib, Iraq, on May 30, 2004
Spc. Charles E. Odums II 22 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division Sandusky, Ohio Killed when his military convoy hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 30, 2004
Capt. Robert C. Scheetz Jr. 31 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division Dothan, Alabama Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb on Musayyib, Iraq, on May 30, 2004
Pfc. Nicholaus E. Zimmer 20 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 37th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division Columbus, Ohio Killed when his vehicle came under attack by rocket-propelled grenades in Kufa, Iraq, on May 30, 2004
Pvt. Bradli N. Coleman 19 Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Ford City, Pennsylvania Died May 30, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained on May 29 when mortar rounds hit his living quarters in Mosul, Iraq
Pfc. Cody S. Calavan 19 Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Lake Stevens, Washington Killed when a car bomb exploded next to his Humvee on a highway in Ramadi, Iraq, on May 29, 2004
Lance Cpl. Benjamin R. Gonzalez 23 Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Los Angeles, California Killed when a car bomb exploded next to his Humvee on a highway in Ramadi, Iraq, on May 29, 2004
Lance Cpl. Rafael Reynosa-Suarez 28 Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Santa Ana, California Killed when a car bomb exploded next to his Humvee on a highway in Ramadi, Iraq, on May 29, 2004
Spc. Michael J. Wiesemann 20 C Troop, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division North Judson, Indiana Died at Forward Operating Base Q-West (Quyarrah Air Base, Iraq) of non-combat related injuries on May 29, 2004
Lance Cpl. Kyle W. Codner 19 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Wood River, Nebraska Died due to hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 26, 2004
Cpl. Matthew C. Henderson 25 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Lincoln, Nebraska Died due to hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 26, 2004
Cpl. Dominique J. Nicolas 25 Headquarters & Service Company, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Maricopa, Arizona Died from hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 26, 2004
Spc. Alan N. Bean Jr. 22 Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, Vermont Army National Guard Bridport, Vermont Killed when his unit came under mortar attack at Forward Operating Base Kalsu near Iskandariya, Iraq, on May 25, 2004
Pfc. James P. Lambert 23 Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery, 10th Mountain Division New Orleans, Louisiana Killed when a roadside bomb hit his patrol in Falluja, Iraq, on May 25, 2004
Pfc. Richard H. Rosas 21 Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 62nd Air Defense Artillery, 10th Mountain Division Saint Louis, Michigan Killed when a roadside bomb hit his patrol in Falluja, Iraq, on May 25, 2004
Sgt. Kevin F. Sheehan 36 Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, Vermont Army National Guard Milton, Vermont Killed when his unit came under mortar attack at Forward Operating Base Kalsu near Iskandariya, Iraq, on May 25, 2004
Pfc. Daniel P. Unger 19 Company A, 1st Battalion, 185th Armor Regiment, 81st Armor Brigade, California Army National Guard Exeter, California Killed during a rocket attack on Forward Operating Base Kalsu near Iskandariyah Iraq, on May 25, 2004
Spc. Beau R. Beaulieu 20 Company B, 27th Main Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Lisbon, Maine Killed during a mortar attack on Camp Cooke in Taji, Iraq, on May 24, 2004
Spc. Owen D. Witt 20 B Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry, Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Sand Springs, Montana Killed when his armored Humvee rolled over in Ad Dawr, Iraq, on May 24, 2004
Staff Sgt. Jorge A. Molina Bautista 37 Detatchment 1, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Rialto, California Died as a result of hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 23, 2004
Spc. Jeremy L. Ridlen 23 1544th Transportation Company, Illinois Army National Guard Paris, Illinois Ridlen was killed by small-arms fire after a roadside bomb hidden in a parked dump truck was detonated as his military convoy was driving by in East Falluja, Iraq, on May 23, 2004.
Staff Sgt. Jeremy R. Horton 24 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division Erie, Pennsylvania Killed when his vehicle was ambushed by a car bomb near Iskandariya, Iraq, on May 21, 2004
Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Zabierek 25 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, attached to 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Chelmsford, Massachusetts Died due to hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 21, 2004
Pfc. Leslie D. Jackson 18 Company A, 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Richmond, Virginia Killed when her military vehicle hit a roadside bomb as it was returning to Camp Eagle in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 20, 2004
Sgt. 1st Class Troy L. Miranda 44 Company C, 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard DeQueen, Arkansas Killed when a grenade was thrown near his foot patrol on Haifa Street in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 20, 2004
Cpl. Rudy Salas 20 Headquarters & Service Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Baldwin Park, California Died due to a non-hostile vehicle accident in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 20, 2004
Spc. Michael C. Campbell 34 Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Marshfield, Missouri Killed when his convoy hit a roadside bomb in Samarra, Iraq, on May 19, 2004
Pfc. Michael M. Carey 20 Headquarters & Service Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Prince George, Virginia Died when he apparently fell into a canal in Iraq and did not resurface on May 18, 2004
Staff Sgt. William D. Chaney 59 Company B, 1st Battalion, 106th Aviation Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard Schaumburg, Illinois Died on May 18, 2004, in Landstuhl, Germany after he was medically evacuated from Iraq to Germany for surgery due to a sudden medical condition
Staff Sgt. Joseph P. Garyantes 34 Company B, 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Rehoboth, Delaware Killed by sniper fire while on a combat patrol in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on May 18, 2004
Spc. Marcos O. Nolasco 34 Battery B, 1st Battalion, 33rd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Chino, California Died as a result of an electrocution accident in Baji, Iraq, on May 18, 2004
Lance Cpl. Bob W. Roberts 30 Company C, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Newport, Oregon Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 17, 2004
Cpl. Matteo Vanzan 23 Lagunari Regiment, Italian Army Venice, Italy Died on May 17, 2004 of shrapnel wounds received in a mortar attack on an Italian military base in Nasiriya, Iraq, on May 16, 2004
2nd Lt. Leonard M. Cowherd 22 Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division Culpeper, Virginia Killed when he received sniper and rocket-propelled grenade fire while securing a building near the Mukhayam Mosque in Karbala, Iraq, on May 16, 2004
Spc. Carl F. Curran 22 Battery C, 1st Battalion, 107th Field Artillery Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard Union City, Pennsylvania Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Karma, Iraq, on May 16, 2004
Spc. Mark J. Kasecky 20 Battery C, 1st Battalion, 107th Field Artillery Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Karma, Iraq, on May 16, 2004
Senior Airman Pedro I. Espaillat Jr. 20 4th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 4th Fighter Wing Colombia, Tennessee Died as a result of non-hostile injuries in Kirkuk, Iraq, on May 15, 2004
Staff Sgt. Rene Ledesma 34 A Troop, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division Abilene, Texas Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his Bradley fighting vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 15, 2004
Command Sgt. Maj. Edward C. Barnhill 50 431st Civil Affairs Battalion, 358th Civil Affairs Brigade, Army Reserve Shreveport, Louisiana Died of an apparent heart attack after he was found unconscious in a hallway at the Coalition Provincial Authority headquarters building in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 14, 2004
Sgt. Brud J. Cronkrite 22 Company C, 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division Spring Valley, California Died May 14, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds he received when a rocket-propelled grenade was fired into a building near him during a security patrol in Karbala, Iraq, on May 13, 2004
Sgt. James W. Harlan 44 660th Transportation Company, 88th Regional Readiness Command, Army Reserve Owensboro, Kentucky Killed when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb next to his vehicle at Camp Anaconda near Balad, Iraq, on May 14, 2004
Pfc. Michael A. Mora 19 I Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Arroyo Grande, California Died when his military vehicle slid off the road and turned over in Najaf, Iraq, on May 14, 2004
Spc. Philip I. Spakosky 25 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division Browns Mill, New Jersey Died May 14, 2004, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds he received when he was shot by a suspected sniper in Karbala, Iraq, on May 13, 2004
Pfc. Brian K. Cutter 19 Company B, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Riverside, California Found unconscious on May 13, 2004, and was later pronounced dead in Al Asad, Iraq. The cause of death is under investigation.
Pfc. Brandon C. Sturdy 19 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Urbandale, Iowa Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 13, 2004
Lance Cpl. Jeremiah E. Savage 21 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Livingston, Tennessee Died of wounds received due to hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 12, 2004
Sgt. Jeffrey R. Shaver 26 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 161st Infantry Regiment, Washington Army National Guard Maple Valley, Washington Killed when his convoy vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 12, 2004
Spc. Kyle A. Brinlee 21 Detachment 1, Company B, 120th Combat Engineer Battalion, Oklahoma Army National Guard Pryor, Oklahoma Killed when his convoy vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Al Asad, Iraq, on May 11, 2004
Sgt. Dave Steensma 36 12th Infantry Battalion, 11th Air Maneuver Brigade Franeker, Netherlands Died when a grenade exploded as he and other Dutch soldiers were patrolling a bridge over the Euphrates River in Samawa, Iraq, on May 10, 2004
Spc. Andrew L. Tuazon 21 293rd Military Police Company, 3rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Chesapeake, Virginia Died from hostile fire while on guard duty in Mosul, Iraq, on May 10, 2004
Sgt. Rodney A. Murray 28 351st Military Police Company, Army Reserve Ayden, North Carolina Killed when his Humvee accidentally collided with a Bradley Fighting Vehicle while traveling southwest of Baghdad, Iraq, on May 9, 2004
Spc. Philip D. Brown 21 Company B, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion, North Dakota Army National Guard Jamestown, North Dakota Died in Balad, Iraq, of injuries received when a roadside bomb detonated during a patrol near Samarra, Iraq, on May 8, 2004
Spc. James J. Holmes 28 Company C, 141st Engineer Combat Battalion, North Dakota Army National Guard East Grand Forks, Minnesota Died on May 8, 2004, in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries sustained on May 3 in Iraq when a roadside bomb detonated near the driver side of his military vehicle
Chief Warrant Officer Marek Krajewsi 34 Army Regional Chief of Staff Office Lublin, Poland Killed when the military vehicle he was driving in a convoy hit a civilian truck traveling in the opposite direction and rolled down an embankment near Karbala, Iraq, on May 8, 2004
Sgt. Isela Rubalcava 25 Forward Maintenance Company, 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division El Paso, Texas Killed when a mortar round exploded near her in Mosul, Iraq, on May 8, 2004
Capt. Slawomir Strozak 34 18th Landing Assault Army Battalion Bielsko-Biala, Poland Died in an explosion near Karbala, Iraq, on May 8, 2004
Spc. Chase R. Whitham 21 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Harrisburg, Oregon Died when an electrical current charged the water in the pool where he was swimming in Mosul, Iraq, on May 8, 2004
Staff Sgt. Hesley Box Jr. 24 Company B, 1st Battalion, 153rd Infantry Regiment, 39th Brigade Combat Team, Arkansas Army National Guard Nashville, Arkansas Killed when a car bomb detonated near his guard post in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 6, 2004
Cpl. Dustin H. Schrage 20 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Brevard, Florida Died during a covert mission to cross the Euphrates River in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 6, 2004
Pfc. Jesse R. Buryj 21 66th Military Police Company, 1st Military Police Brigade Canton, Ohio Killed in a friendly fire incident when Polish troops opened fire on an insurgent's truck crashing through a checkpoint in Karbala, Iraq, on May 5, 2004
Cpl. Jeffrey G. Green 20 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force Dallas, Texas Found dead in the Euphrates River in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 5, 2004. The cause of death is under investigation.
Pfc. Bradley G. Kritzer 18 Battery A, 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division Irvona, Pennsylvania Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2004
Spc. James E. Marshall 19 Battery A, 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division Tulsa, Oklahoma Killed when his vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2004
Gunnery Sgt. Ronald E. Baum 38 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania Died due to hostile action in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Capt. Christopher J. Kenny 32 F Troop, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Miami, Florida Killed when his Humvee left the road during a combat patrol and flipped over in a canal in Balad, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Pfc. Lyndon A. Marcus Jr. 21 F Troop, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Long Beach, California Killed when his Humvee left the road during a combat patrol and flipped over in a canal in Balad, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Staff Sgt. Erickson H. Petty 28 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division Fort Gibson, Oklahoma Killed in an attack by small-arms fire while he was providing security for a weapons cache in Salman Al Habb, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Staff Sgt. Marvin R. Sprayberry III 24 F Troop, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Tehachapi, California Killed when his Humvee left the road during a combat patrol and flipped over in a canal in Balad, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Sgt. Gregory L. Wahl 30 F Troop, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Salisbury, North Carolina Killed when his Humvee left the road during a combat patrol and flipped over in a canal in Balad, Iraq, on May 3, 2004
Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael C. Anderson 36 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, 3rd Naval Construction Regiment Daytona, Florida Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Spc. Ervin Caradine Jr. 33 Company B, 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Memphis, Tennessee Killed when his convoy vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Petty Officer 2nd Class Trace W. Dossett 37 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, 3rd Naval Construction Regiment Orlando, Florida Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Pvt. Jeremy L. Drexler 23 Company B, 91st Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division Topeka, Kansas Killed when his convoy vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald A. Ginther 37 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, 3rd Naval Construction Regiment Auburndale, Florida Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert B. Jenkins 35 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, 3rd Naval Construction Regiment Stuart, Florida Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Petty Officer 2nd Class Scott R. McHugh 33 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14, 3rd Naval Construction Regiment Boca Raton, Florida Killed by hostile fire in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Staff Sgt. Todd E. Nunes 29 Company A, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Chapel Hills, Tennessee Killed when his convoy was attacked with small-arms fire and a roadside bomb in Kirkuk, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Capt. John E. Tipton 32 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division Fort Walton Beach, Florida Killed by an explosion during combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq, on May 2, 2004
Sgt. Joshua S. Ladd 20 367th Maintenance Company, Mississippi Army National Guard Fort Gibson, Mississippi Killed when his convoy vehicle hit a roadside bomb in Mosul, Iraq, on May 1, 2004
Staff Sgt. Oscar D. Medina 32 Company A, 84th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division Chicago, Illinois Killed when his convoy was attacked in Amarah, Iraq, on May 1, 2004
Spc. Ramon C. Ojeda 22 Company A, 84th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division Ramona, California Killed when his convoy was attacked in Amarah, Iraq, on May 1, 2004
Spc. Trevor A. Win'E 22 24th Quartermaster Company Orange, California Died on May 1, 2004, in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries sustained a day earlier when his convoy vehicle hit a roadside bomb
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