US War Casualties – Afghanistan (by date)


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There have been 3474 coalition deaths – United States 2347, Albania 1, Australia 41, Belgium 1, Canada 158, Czech 10, Denmark 43, Estonia 9, Finland 2, France 86, Georgia 27, Germany 54 Hungary 7, Italy 48, Jordan 2, Latvia 3, Lithuania 1, NATO 15, Netherlands 25, New Zealand 11, Norway 10, Poland 40, Portugal 2, Romania 21, Slovakia 3, South Korea 1, Spain 34, Sweden 5, Turkey 14 and United Kingdom 453 in the war on terror as of September 17, 2014 – have been reported by the government. At least 19,882 personnel have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon.



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September 16, 2014

Photobucket- Stephen Byus, 39- Reynoldsburg, Ohio- Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime in Columbus, OH, working as a supply specialist, and assigned to the Combined Security Transition Command Afghanistan while deployed. One of two soldiers that died Sept. 16,2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy attack.

Photobucket- Maj. Michael J. Donahue, 41- Columbus, OH-Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC. One of two soldiers that died Sept. 16,2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from an enemy attack.

September 15, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. Charles C. Strong, 28- Suffolk, VA-2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Sept. 15, 2014 in Herat province, Afghanistan while conducting combat operations.

September 4, 2014

Photobucket-Spc. Brian K. Arsenault, 28, of Northborough, MA – 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Sept. 4, 2014 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire.

August 22, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. Christopher W. Mulalley, 26 – Eureka, CA – 1st Battalion, 3rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX. Died Aug. 22, 2014 in Gardez, Afghanistan, as the result of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

August 20, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Matthew I. Leggett, 39- Ruskin, FL- Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Aug. 20, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of injuries received when he was engaged by the enemy.

August 12, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Samuel C. Hairston – 35- Houston, TX-1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Aug. 12, 2014 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his unit was engaged by enemy small-arms fire.

August 5, 2014

Photobucket Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene, 55 – Schenectady, NY assigned to the Combined Security Transition Command, Afghanistan. Died Aug. 5, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small arms fire. The incident is under investigation.

August 3, 2014

Photobucket Staff Sgt. Girard D. Gass Jr. -Lumber Bridge, NC- 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. Died August 3, 2014 in Jalalabad Air Field Hospital, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident while on patrol that occurred in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

July 26, 2014

Photobucket Staff Sgt. Benjamin G. Prange , 30 – Hickman, NB – Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of two soldiers that died July 24,2014 in Mirugol Kalay, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive devic
Photobucket-Pfc. Keith M. Williams, 19 – Visalia, CA – Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of two soldiers that died July 24,2014 in Mirugol Kalay, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the enemy attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

July 25, 2014

Photobucket- Pfc. Donnell A. Hamilton, Jr.- 20 – Kenosha, WS – 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX. Died July 24, 2014 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from an illness sustained in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan.

June 25, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. Thomas Z. Spitzer, 23, of New Braunfels, TX – 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twenty-nine Palms,CA. Died June 25, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

June 20, 2014

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Brandon J. Garabrant, 19 – Peterborough, NH – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David H. Stewart, 34 – Stafford, VA – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Adam F. Wolff, 25 – Cedar Rapids, IA – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

July 19, 2014

Photobucket Photobucket-Boatswain’s Mate Seaman Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23 – Parma, OH – aboard USS James E. Williams (DDG-95). Died as a result of a non-hostile incident June 19, 2014 aboard USS James E. Williams (DDG-95) while the ship was underway in the Red Sea.

June 9, 2014

Photobucket-Cpl. Justin R. Clouse, 22 – Sprague, WA – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of five soldiers that died June 9, 2014 in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while engaged in a combat operation. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Spc. Justin R. Helton, 25 – Beaver, OH – 18th Ordnance Company, 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Bragg, NC. One of five soldiers that died June 9, 2014 in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while engaged in a combat operation. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Spc. Terry J. Hurne, 34 – Merced, CA – 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died June 9, 2014 in Logar province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jason A. McDonald, 28 – Butler, GA – 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. One of five soldiers that died June 9, 2014 in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while engaged in a combat operation. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Scott R. Studenmund, 24 – Pasadena, CA – 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. One of five soldiers that died June 9, 2014 in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while engaged in a combat operation. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket- Pvt. 2nd Class Aaron S. Toppen, 19 – Mokena, IL – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of five soldiers that died June 9, 2014 in Gaza Village, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while engaged in a combat operation. The incident is under investigation.

June 5, 2014

PhotobucketPfc. Matthew H. Walker, 20- Hillsboro, MO – 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. Died June 5, 2014 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy fire.

June 2, 2014

PhotobucketCapt. Jason B. Jones, 29 – Orwigsburg, PA – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died June 2, 2014 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms. The incident is under investigation.

May 28, 2014

PhotobucketPfc. Jacob H. Wykstra, 21 – Thornton, CO – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Died May 28, 2014 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained as a result of an aircraft accident. The incident is under investigation.

May 17, 2014

Photobucket Spec. Adrian M. Perkins, 19 -Pine Valley, California 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Died May 17, 2014 in Amman, Jordan, from a non-combat related injury.

May 13, 2014

PhotobucketCommand Sgt. Maj. Martin R Barreras, 49 – Tucson, AZ – 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died May 13, 2014 in San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio, Texas, from wounds suffered on May 6, 2014 in Harat Province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

May 11, 2014

PhotobucketChief Warrant Officer Deric M. Rasmussen, 33 – Oceanside, California – Company C, 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas. Died May 11, 2014 in Mazar E Sharif, Afghanistan, as the result of a non-combat incident.

May 3, 2014

PhotobucketPfc. Daniela Rojas, 19 – Los Angeles, California-2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado. Died May 3, 2014 in Homburg, Germany, due to a non-combat related illness.

April 28, 2014

PhotobucketPfc. Christian J. Chandler, 20 – Trenton, TX – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York. One of two soldiers that died April 28, 2014 in Baraki Barak District, Logar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

PhotobucketSgt. Shawn M. Farrell II, 24 – Accord, New York – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, New York. One of two soldiers that died April 28, 2014 in Nejrab District, Kapisa province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

April 15, 2014

PhotobucketSpc. Kerry M. G. Danyluk, 27- Cuero, Texas- 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died April 15, 2014 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of injuries sustained April 12 when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Pul-e-Alam, Logar province, Afghanistan.

April 1, 2014

PhotobucketCapt. James E. Chaffin III, 27- West Columbia, SC-3rd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died April 1, 2014 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

February 28, 2014

PhotobucketLance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson, 20-Waseca, MN-1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Feb. 28, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

PhotobucketMaster Sgt. David L. Poirier, 52 – North Smithfield, RI-157th Operations Support Squadron, Pease Air National Guard Base, NH. Died Feb. 28, 2014 from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.

February 15, 2014

PhotobucketMaster Sgt. Aaron C. Torian, 36 – Paducah, KY – 2d Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Feb. 15, 2014 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

February 12, 2014

PhotobucketSpc. John A. Pelham, 22 – Portland, OR – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died Feb. 12, 2014 in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when they were struck by enemy small arms fire.

PhotobucketSgt. First Class Roberto C. Skelt, 41 – York, FL – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died Feb. 12, 2014 in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when they were struck by enemy small arms fire.

February 10, 2014

PhotobucketPfc. Joshua A. Gray, 21 – Van Lear, KY – Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died Feb. 10, 2014 in Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.

PhotobucketSpc. Christopher A. Landis, 27 – Independence, KY – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died Feb. 10, 2014 on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, from wounds received when the enemy attacked his dismounted patrol with a rocket propelled grenade in Kapisa Province, Afghanistan.

January 20, 2014

PhotobucketChief Warrant Officer Edward Balli – 42 – Monterey, CA. – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. Army Europe, Vilseck, Germany. Died Jan. 20,1014 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds from small arms fire when he was attacked by insurgents.

January 17, 2014

PhotobucketSpc. Andrew H. Sipple, 22 – Cary, NC – 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX. Died Jan. 17, 2014 in Kandahar City, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.

January 15, 2014

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel T. Lee, 28 – Crossville, TN – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died Jan. 15, 2014 in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations.

January 10, 2014

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Andrew L. McAdams-27-Cheyenne, WY – Detachment 53, Operational Support Airlift Command, Joint Force Headquarters, Wyoming Army National Guard, Cheyenne, WY. One of two Jan. 10, 2014 at Bagram Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the aircraft they were aboard crashed. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Sgt. Drew M. Scobie -25 – Kailua, HA. Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 487th Field Artillery, Wahiawa, Hawaii Army National Guard, Oahu, Hawaii. One of two Jan. 10, 2014 at Bagram Airfield, in Parwan Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the aircraft they were aboard crashed. The incident is under investigation.

January 4, 2014

Photobucket-Sgt. First Class William K. Lacey, 38 – Laurel, FL – 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky. Died Jan. 4, 2014, in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades.

January 1, 2014

Photobucket- Sgt. Jacob M. Hess, 22 – Spokane, WA – Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 26, Marine Aircraft Group 26, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Jan. 1, 2014, while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. The incident is currently under investigation.

December 27, 2013

Photobucket-Capt. David I. Lyon, 28 – Sandpoint, ID – 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, CO. Died December 27, 2013, from wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Kabul, Afghanistan.

December 23, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, 27 – Abington, MA. – 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Dec. 23, 2013 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

December 17, 2013

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34 – Heavener, OK – 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Photobucket- Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29 – Willow Spring, NC- 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28 – Marietta, GA – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Photobucket- Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22 – Shubuta, MS – 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35 – Scottsdale, AZ – 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30 – Elkhart, IN- Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany. One of six soldiers who died December 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. The incident is pending investigation.

December 11, 2013

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, 19 – Fairhaven, MA-1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died December 11, 2013 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket- Petty Officer 1st Class James L. Smith, 38 – Huffman, TX. Died December 11, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, from a non-combat related incident. Smith was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 28, Shreveport, LA.

November 17, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Alex A. Viola, 29 – Keller, TX – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, FL. Died November 17, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol.

November 13, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Richard L. Vazquez, 28-of Seguin, TX – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, FL – Died November 13, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol in Panjwai, Afghanistan.

November 3, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Forrest W. Robertson, 35 – Westmoreland, KS – the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, GA. Died November 3, 2013 in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

October 20, 2013

PhotobucketLance Cpl. Christopher O. Grant, 20 -Richwood, LA – 1st Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died October 20, 2013 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

October 18, 2013

PhotobucketSgt. Lyle D. Turnbull, 31 – Norfolk, VA – 62nd Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, TX. Died October 18, 2013 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a medical emergency. The cause of his death is under investigation.

October 13, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Patrick H. Quinn, 26 – Quarryville, PA – 3rd Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, CO. Died October 13,2013 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when the enemy attacked his base with small arms fire.

October 6, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins, 25 – Carlisle, PA.- 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, GA. One of four soldiers, who died October 6, 2013 in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Jennifer M. Moreno, 25 – San Diego, CA – Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. One of four soldiers who died October 6, 2013 in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Pfc. Cody J. Patterson, 24 – Philomath, OR – 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, at Fort Benning, GA. One of four soldiers, who died October 6, 2013 in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. Joseph M. Peters, 24 – Springfield, MO – 5th Military Police Battalion, Vicenza, Italy. One of four soldiers, who died October 6, 2013 in Zhari District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

October 5, 2013

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jeremiah M. Collins, Jr., 19, of Milwaukee, Wis., died October 5 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC.

Photobucket-Spc. Angel L. Lopez, 27 – Parma, OH – 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort KY. Died October 5, 2013 in Zabul province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

September 26, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore, Jr. – 31 – Millton, PA – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. Died Sept. 26, 2013 in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire during combat operations.

September 22, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon S. Gibson, 32 – Aurora, OR – One of two sailors who died Sept. 22, 2013 as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. Both sailors were assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, CA.

Photobucket-Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones, 35 – Lompoc, CA – One of two sailors who died Sept. 22, 2013 as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. Both sailors were assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, CA.

September 21, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, 30 – Ramsey, NJ – 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Middletown, RI. One of three soldiers who died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, 32 – Denver, CO – 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Watkins, CO. One of three soldiers who died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua J. Strickland, 23 – Woodstock, GA – 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. One of three soldiers who died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

September 20, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. James T. Wickliffchacin, 22 – Edmond, OK – 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, GA. died Sept. 20,2013 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan on Aug. 12.

September 19, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. William D. Brown III, 44 – Franklin, NC. – 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, LA. Died Sept. 19, 2013 in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat incident. The soldier’s death is under investigation.

September 13, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Randall R. Lane, 43 – Indianapolis, IN -190th Transportation Battalion, 38th Sustainment Brigade, Franklin, IN. Died Sept. 13, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related illness.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr., 24 – Fontana, CA -1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, TX. Died Sept. 13, 2013 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, of wounds suffered during a non-combat related incident on April 21, 2013, in Maiwand, Afghanistan.

September 5, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Todd J. Lobraico, Jr – 22 – New Fairfield, CN – 105th Security Forces Squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base, NY. Died Sept. 5, 2013, from wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

August 31, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua J. Bowden, 28 – Villa Rica, GA – 242nd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), 71st Ordnance Group (EOD), Fort Carson, CO. Died Aug. 31, 2013 in Ghazni, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire while on dismounted patrol.

August 28, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael H. Ollis, 24 – Staten Island, NY – 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Fort Drum, NY. Died Aug. 28, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device, small arms and indirect fire.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Ricardo D. Young, 34 – Rosston, AR – 307th Engineer Battalion (Combat/Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Aug. 28, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire..

August 26, 2013

Photobucket-1st Lt. Jason Togi, 24 – Pago Pago, American Samoa – 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, TX. Died Aug. 26, 2013 in Hasan Karez, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device.

August 23, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Kenneth Clifford Alvarez – 23 – Santa Maria, CA – 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, White Sands Missile Range, NM. One of two soldiers that died Aug. 23, 2013 in Haft Asiab, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device during combat operations.

Photobucket-Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter – 20 – Humphreys, MO – 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, White Sands Missile Range, NM. One of two soldiers that died Aug. 23, 2013 in Haft Asiab, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device during combat operations.

August 20, 2013

Photobucket-Master Sgt. George A. Bannar Jr. – 37 – Orange, VA – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Aug. 20, 2013 of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, NC.

August 18, 2013

Photobucket-1st Lt. Timothy G. Santos Jr. – 29 – Helena, AL -4th Battalion, 501st Aviation Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. Died Aug. 18,2013 in Fort Bliss, TX from a non-combat related illness diagnosed on March 24, in Kuwait City, Kuwait.

August 11, 2013

Photobucket- Spc. Keith E. Grace Jr., 26 , Baytown, TX – 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. One of 3 soldiers fatally injured and died August 11, 2013 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, two of which died in Paktia Province, Afghanistan while one was evacuated to Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan, and later died.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Octavio Herrera, 26 – Caldwell, ID – 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. One of 3 soldiers fatally injured and died August 11, 2013 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, two of which died in Paktia Province, Afghanistan while one was evacuated to Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan, and later died.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jamar A. Hicks, 22 – Little Rock, AK – 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. One of 3 soldiers fatally injured and died August 11, 2013 of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, two of which died in Paktia Province, Afghanistan while one was evacuated to Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost, Afghanistan, and later died.

August 6, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Nickolas S. Welch -26 – Mill City, OR – 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died Aug. 6, 2013 in Bethesda, MD, of injuries sustained July 23, 2013 when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Soltan Kheyl, Wardak Province, Afghanistan.

July 30 , 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, 22 – Red Bluff, CA – 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died July 30,2013 in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.

July 28 , 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29 – Bartlett, TN – 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, MS. Died July 28, 2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small arms fire in the Sarobi District of Kabul Province, Afghanistan.

July 27, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30 – Stockbridge, GA – 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. One of two soldiers that died July 27, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

Photobucket-Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29 – Newport News, VA- 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA. One of two soldiers that died July 27, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

July 23, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Rob L. Nichols, 24 Colorado Springs, CA – 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers who died July 23,2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Jonam Russell, 25 – Cornville, AZ – 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers who died July 23,2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. Stefan M. Smith, 24 – Glennville, GA – 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers who died July 23,2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

July 22, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Anthony R. Maddox, 22 – Port Arthur, TX – 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died July 22, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, of a non-combat related incident that occurred in Andar, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.

July 16, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25 – Waynesfield, OH – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, KY. Died July 16, 2013 in Mushaka, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.

July 14, 2013

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Tuttle, 19 – Gentry, AK – Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA. Died July 14,2013 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center following a medical evacuation from the aircraft carrier the USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a scheduled port visit in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. This incident is under investigation.

July 4, 2013

Photobucket-Pvt. Errol D.A. Milliard, 18 – Birmingham, AL – 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, White Sands Missile Range, NM. Died July 4, 2013 in Farah province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade while on dismounted patrol.

July 3, 2013

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Tracy L. Stapley, 44 – Clearfield, UT – 308th Medical Logistics Company, Saint George, UT. Died July 3, 2013 at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, in a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

June 28, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Justin R. Rogers, 25 – Barton, NY – Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. Died June 28, 2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident currently under investigation.

June 23, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Javier Sanchez Jr., 28 – Greenfield, CA – Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died June 23, 2013 in Sar Rowzah, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on mounted patrol.

June 18, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Ember M. Alt, 21 – Beech Island, SC. – to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of four that died June 18, 2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

Photobucket-Spc. Robert W. Ellis, 21 – Kennewick, Wash – to 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of four that died June 18,2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

Photobucket-Sgt. Justin R. Johnson, 25 – Hobe Sound, FL – 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Fort Eustis, VA. One of four that died June 18,2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

Photobucket-Spc. William R. Moody, 30 – Burleson, TX – 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of four that died June 18,2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire.

June 10, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Thomas Jr., 31 Pensacola,FL – 39th Transportation Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Kleber Kaserne, Germany. Died June 10,2013 in Helmand, Afghanistan supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

June 8, 2013

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Todd J. Clark, 40 – Evans Mills, NY – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers who died June 8, 2013 in Sharana, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from small arms fire received at Zarghun Shahr, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Maj. Jaimie E. Leonard, 39 – Warrick, NY – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers who died June 8, 2013 in Sharana, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered from small arms fire received at Zarghun Shahr, Afghanistan.

June 3 , 2013

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Justin L. Sisson, 23 – Phoenix, AZ – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. They died June 3, 2013 in Tsamkani, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit was attacked by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Robert A. Pierce, 20 Panama, OK – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. They died June 3, 2013 in Tsamkani, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their unit was attacked by a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

June 2 , 2013

Photobucket-Warrant Officer Sean W. Mullen, 39 – Dover, DE – the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group Airborne), Fort Campbell, KY. Died June 2, 2013 in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

June 1, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Ray A. Ramirez, 20 – Sacramento, CA – 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died June 1, 2013 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Pfc. Mariano M. Raymundo, 21 – Houston, TX – 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died June 1, 2013 in Sharan, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Job M. Reigoux, 30 – Austin, TX – 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died June 1,2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade.

Photobucket-Spc. Kyle P. Stoeckli, 21 Moseley, VA – 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. Died June 1, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.

May 30, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joe A. Nunezrodriguez, 29 Pasadena, TX – 68th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Died May 30, 2013 in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device.

May 26, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher R. Drake, 20 – Tickfaw, LA -1084th Transportation Company, 165th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion, 139th Regional Support Group, Reserve, LA. Died May 26, 2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket propelled grenade.

May 16, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Eugene M Aguon, 23 – Mangilao, Guam – 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Fort Juan Muna, Guam. One of two soldiers who died May 16, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Dwayne W. Flores, 22 – Sinajana, Guam – 1st Battalion, 294th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Fort Juan Muna, Guam. One of two soldiers who died May 16, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with a vehicle borne improvised explosive device.

May 15, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Trenton L. Rhea, 33 – Oakley, KS – 603rd Military Police Company, 530th Military Police Battalion, 300th Military Police Brigade, 200th Military Police Command, Belton, MO. Died May 15, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, after drowning while attempting to cross a body of water during combat operations.

May 14, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey C. Baker, 29 – Hesperia, CA – 766th Ordnance Company, 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers that died May 14, 2013 in Sanjaray, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket- Spc. Mitchell K. Daehling, 24 – Dalton, MA – 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of three soldiers that died May 14, 2013 in Sanjaray, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. William J. Gilbert, 24 – Hacienda Heights, CA – 3rd Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of three soldiers that died May 14, 2013 in Sanjaray, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

May 4, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Kevin Cardoza, 19 – Mercedes, TX – 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of five soldiers that died May 4, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Eric D. Christian, 39 – Warwick, NY – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of two Marines who died May 4, 013 while conducting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. This incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Brandon J. Landrum, 26 – Lawton, OK – 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of five soldiers that died May 4, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Thomas P. Murach, 22 – Meridian, ID – 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of five soldiers that died May 4, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Francis G. Phillips IV, 28 – Meridian, NY – 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of five soldiers that died May 4, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Brandon J. Prescott, 24 – Bend, OR – 1st Battalion, 36thInfantry, 1stBrigade Combat Team, 1stArmored Division, Fort Bliss, TX. One of five soldiers that died May 4, 2013 in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when their vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Cpl. David M. Sonka, 23 – Parker, CO – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of two Marines who died May 4, 2013 while conducting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan. This incident is under investigation.

May 3, 2013

Photobucket-Capt. Mark T. Voss, 27 – Colorado Springs, CO – 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, WA. One of three airmen who were killed May 3, 2013 near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, in the crash of a KC-135 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Photobucket-Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney, 27 – Palmdale, CA – 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, WA. One of three airmen who were killed May 3, 2013 near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, in the crash of a KC-135 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

Photobucket-Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III, 30 – Bakersfield, CA – 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, WA. One of three airmen who were killed May 3, 2013 near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, in the crash of a KC-135 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation.

May 2, 2013

Photobucket-Spc. Trinidad Santiago Jr., 25, – San Diego, CA – 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of two soldiers killed May 2, 2013 in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Photobucket-Pfc. Charles P. McClure, 21 – Stratford, OK – 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. One of two soldiers killed May 2, 2013 in Camp Buehring, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

May 1, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael H. Simpson, 30 – San Antonio, TX – 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died May 1, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit on April 27, 2013 with an improvised explosive device in Arian, Afghanistan.

April 27, 2013

Photobucket-Capt. Brandon L. Cyr, 28 Woodbridge, VA – 906th Air Refueling Squadron, Scott Air Force Base, IL. One of four soldiers killed April 27, 2013 near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Richard A. Dickson, 24 – Rancho Cordova, CA – 306th Intelligence Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, CA. One of four soldiers killed April 27, 2013 near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Daniel N. Fannin, 30 – Morehead, KY – 552nd Operations Support Squadron, Tinker Air Force Base, OK. One of four soldiers killed April 27, 2013 near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Capt. Reid K. Nishizuka, 30 – Kailua, HI – 427th Reconnaissance Squadron, Beale Air Force Base, CA.- One of four soldiers killed April 27, 2013 near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, in the crash of an MC-12 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation, however initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

April 23, 2013

Photobucket-Capt. Aaron R. Blanchard, 32 – Selah, WA – 2nd Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers killed April 23, 2013 in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Robert J. Hess, 26 – Fairfax, VA -2nd Aviation Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers killed April 23, 2013 in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

April 21, 2013

Photobucket-Pfc. Barrett L. Austin, 20 – Easley, SC – 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died April 21, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, April 17.

April 9, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew P. Ruffner – 34 – Tafford , PA – Company B, 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 104th Aviation Regiment, 28th Combat Aviation Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, PA, Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed during a reconnaissance mission in the Gera Khel area of Pachir Wa Agam district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jarrett M. Yoder – 26 – Mohnton, PA – Company B, 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 104th Aviation Regiment, 28th Combat Aviation Brigade, 28th Infantry Division, PA, Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed during a reconnaissance mission in the Gera Khel area of Pachir Wa Agam district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2013.

April 6, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Ward, 24- Oak Ridge, TN – 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers that died April 6, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Zabul, Afghanistan with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Wilbel A. Robles-Santa, 25 – Juncos, PR – 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers that died April 6, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Zabul, Afghanistan with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Deflin M. Santos Jr., 24 San Jose, CA – 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of three soldiers that died April 6, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit in Zabul, Afghanistan with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

April 3, 2013

Photobucket-Capt. James Michael Steel, 29 – Tampa, FL – 77th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, SC. Died April 3, 2013 in the crash of an F-16 near Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.

March 29, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Curtis S. Reagan, 43 – Summerville, SC – 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart-Hunter Army Airfield, GA. Died March 29, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related illness.

March 27, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael C. Cable, 26 – Philpot, KY – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, KY. Died March 27, 2013 from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces in Shinwar District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.

March 22, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Tristan M. Wade, 23 – Indianapolis, ID – 573rd Clearance Company, 2nd Engineer Battalion, White Sands Missile Range, NM. Died March 22,2013 in Qarah Bagh District, Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

March 21, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class James F. Grissom, 31 – Hayward, CA – 4th Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Mar. 21,2013 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of wounds suffered from small arms fire March 18 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan.

March 16, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer James E. Groves III, 37 – Kettering, H – 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division Hunter Army Airfield, GA. Died March 16, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. This incident is under investigation.

March 13, 2013

Photobucket-Chief Petty Officer Christian Michael Pike, 31 – Peoria, AZ – assigned to a West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit supporting Operation Enduring Freedom . Died March 13, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, as a result of combat-related injuries sustained on March 10,2013 while conducting stability operations in Maiwand District, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Spc. David T. Proctor, 26 – Greensboro, NC – 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died March 13, 2013 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD – from injuries sustained during a non-combat incident on March 3, 2013 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan .

March 11, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Steven P. Blass, 27- Estherville, IA – 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA. One of five soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Bryan J. Henderson, 27 – Franklin, LA – 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA. One of five soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Capt. Sara M. Knutson, 27 – Eldersburg, MD – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA. One of five soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Capt. Andrew M. Pedersen-Keel, 28 – South Miami, FL – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. One of two soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Jalrez District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when they were attacked by small arms fire.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad, 26 – Edmond, OK – 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. One of two soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Jalrez District, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when they were attacked by small arms fire.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Marc A. Scialdo, 31 – Naples, FL – 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA. One of five soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Spc. Zachary L. Shannon, 21 – Dunedin, FL – 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, GA. One of five soldiers that died March 11, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The incident is under investigation.

March 7, 2013

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Larry D. Bunn, 43 – Bossier City, LA- 307th Maintenance Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA. Died March 7, 2013 as a result of a non-combat incident at an undisclosed base in Southwest Asia while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Spc. Cody D. Suggs, 22 – West Alexandria, OH – 1487th Transportation Company (Piqua, Ohio), which is part of the 371st Sustainment Brigade (Springfield, Ohio). Died March 7, 2013 at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, as a result of a non-combat incident that remains under investigation.

February 22, 2013

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jonathan D. Davis, 34, – Kayenta, AZ – Headquarters Battalion, 32nd Georgian Liaison Team, Regimental Combat Team 7, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. died Feb. 22,2013 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

January 20, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Mark H. Schoonhoven, 38, – Plainwell, MI – 32nd Transportation Company, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Died Jan. 20, 2013 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device on Dec. 15, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

January 16, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. David J. Chambers, 25 -f Hampton, VA –1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Jan. 16, 2013 in Panjwai District, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol.

January 10, 2013

Photobucket-Sgt. Aaron X. Wittman, 28 – Chester, VA – 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. died Jan. 10, in Khogyani District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by small arms fire while on mounted patrol.

December 29, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Markie T. Sims, 20 – Citra FL – 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Dec. 29,2012 in Panjwal, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

December 24, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Enrique Mondragon, 23 – The Colony, TX – Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany. Died Dec. 24, 2012 in Baraki Barak, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by small arms fire while on dismounted patrol.

December 22, 2012

Photobucket-Cdr. Job W. Price, 42 – Pottstown, PA – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, VA. Died Dec. 22, 2012 of a non-combat related injury while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan Province, Afghanistan. This incident is currently under investigation.

December 15, 2012

Photobucket-Lt. Leonard Robinson, 29 – Spring Lake, NC – Assigned to the Naval Hospital Sigonella, Italy detachment located at the Naval Branch Health Clinic in Bahrain supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. Died Dec. 15, 2012 of non-combat related injuries while home on leave in Fayetteville, NC.

December 14, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael J. Guillory, 28 – Pearl River, LA – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died Dec. 14, 2012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. This incident is under investigation.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Kevin E. Lipari, 39 – Baldwin, NY. – HHC 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Bamberg, Germany. Died Dec. 14, 2012 in Logar province, Afghanistan.

December 13, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Nicholas J. Reid, 26 – Rochester, NY – 53rd Ordnance Company (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Dec. 13, 2012 in Landstuhl, Germany from wounds suffered on Dec. 9, in Sperwan Village, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Nelson D. Trent, 37 – Austin, TX – 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 36th Infantry Division, Fort Worth, TX. Died Dec. 13, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

December 10, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Wesley R. Williams, 25 – New Carlisle, OH – 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, under control of the 7th Infantry Division. Killed by a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan on December 12, 2012.

December 8, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st ClassNicolas D. Checque, 28 – Monroeville, PA – Navy SEAL assigned to the Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Checque died of combat-related wounds suffered during the successful rescue attempt of Dr. Dilip Joseph about 50 miles from the Pakistan border in eastern Afghanistan on December 8, 2012. Joseph, a U.S. aid worker, had been kidnapped on December 5 along with two Afghans near the village of Jegdalek in the Sarobi district of Kabul province as they were returning from a rural medical clinic.

December 3, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Darren M. Linde, 41 – Sidney, MT – 818th Engineer Company, 164th Engineer Battalion. One of two soldiers killed when an roadside bomb detonated under their vehicle during route clearance operations in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Tyler J. Orgaard, 20 – Bismarck, ND – 818th Engineer Company, 164th Engineer Battalion. One of two soldiers killed when an roadside bomb detonated under their vehicle during route clearance operations in Lashkar Gah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2012.

December 2, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier, 26 – Mechanicville, NY – 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 2, 2012.

November 28, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Christopher M. Monahan Jr., 25 – Island Heights, NJ – Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 26, 2012.

November 24, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st Class Kevin R. Ebbert , 32 – Arcata, CA – Assigned to an Virginia-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died while supporting stability operations in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2012.

November 18, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Dale W. Means, 23 – Jordan, MN – Combat Logistics Battalion 2, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Nov. 18, 012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

November 16, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Channing B. Hicks, 24 – Greer, SC – 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of two soldiers that died Nov. 16, 2012 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph A. Richardson, 23 – Booneville, AR – 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. One of two soldiers that died Nov. 16, 2012 in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, from injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

November 13, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr., 25 – Rocky Mount, NC – 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Nov. 13, 2012 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

November 12, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew H. Stiltz, 26 – Spokane, WA – 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. Died Nov. 12, 2012 at Zerok, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire.

November 10, 2012
Photobucket-Kenneth W. Bennett, 26 – Glendora, CA – 53rd Ordnance Company (EOD), 3rd Ordnance Battalion (EOD), Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Nov. 10, 2012 in Sperwan Gar, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when he encountered an improvised explosive device during combat operations.

November 9, 2012
Photobucket-Spc. Daniel L. Carlson, 21 – Running Springs, CA – 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Wheeler Army Airfield, HA. Died Nov. 9, 2012 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Capt. James D. Nehl, 37 – Gardiner, OR – 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA. Died Nov. 9, 2012 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KA.

November 5, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Brandon L. Buttry, 19 – Shenandoah, IA – 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Nov. 5, 2012 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

November 3, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Brett E. Gornewicz, 27 – Alden, NY – 178th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Oswego, NY. One of three soldiers who died Nov. 3, 2012 when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Spc. Ryan P. Jayne, 22 – Campbell, NY – 178th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Oswego NY. One of three soldiers who died Nov. 3, 2012 when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Dain T. Venne, 29 – Port Henry, NY – 178th Engineer Battalion, 412th Theater Engineer Command, Oswego, NY. One of three soldiers who died Nov. 3, 2012 when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device in Paktia Province, Afghanistan.

November 1, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Kantor, 22 – Gillette, NJ – assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit in Virginia Beach, VA. Died Nov 1, 2012 supporting stability operations in Zabul, Afghanistan.

October 31, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Alex F. Domion, 21 – Richfield Springs, NY – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Oct. 31, 2012 as a result of a non-combat related incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation.

October 25, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kashif M. Memon, 31 – Houston, TX – 96th Civil Affairs Battalion (Airborne), 95th Civil Affairs Brigade (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. One of two soldiers that died of wounds suffered Oct. 25, 2012 when their unit was attacked by small arms fire in Khas Uruzgan, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Sgt. Clinton K. Ruiz, 22 – Murrieta, CA – 9th Military Information Support Battalion (Airborne), 8th Military Information Support Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. One of two soldiers that died of wounds suffered Oct. 25, 2012 when their unit was attacked by small arms fire in Khas Uruzgan, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

October 23, 2012

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Michael S. Duskin, 42 – Orange Park, FL – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Oct. 23, 2012 in Chak District, Wardak Province, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on dismounted patrol during combat operations.

October 18, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Shane G. Wilson, 20 – Kuna, ID – 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. died Oct. 18, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan.

October 13, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert J. Billings, 30 – Clarksville, VA – 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Oct. 13, 2012 in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Brittany B. Gordon, 24- St. Petersburg, FL – 572 Military Intelligence Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Oct. 13,2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Ryan J. Savard, 29 – Sierra Vista, AZ – Assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Oct. 13, 2012 in Khanabad District, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.

October 12, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Thomas R. Macpherson, 26, – Long Beach, CA – 2d Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Oct. 12, 2012 in Andar District, Afghanistan, from small arms fire while on patrol during combat operations.

Photobucket-Cmdr. Joel Del Mundo Tiu, 49 – Manila, Philippines . Assigned to Logistics Forces, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Manama, Bahrain. Died Oct. 12, 2012 as a result of non-combat related injuries while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom .

October 6, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Justin C. Marquez, 25 – Aberdeen, NC – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers shot and killed while on dismounted patrol in Chak district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Warrant OfficerJoseph L. Schiro, 27 – Coral Springs, FL – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers shot and killed while on dismounted patrol in Chak-e Wardak district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 6, 2012.

October 3, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Camella M. Steedley, 31 – San Diego, CA – Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died Oct. 3, 2012 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. The cause of death is under investigation.

October 2, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, 33- Houlton, ME – 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, KY. Died Oct. 2, 2012 at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit on Sept. 30 with an improvised explosive device in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan.

October 1, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25 – f Wilmington, NC – 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, NC. One of three soldiers who died October 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while they were on dismounted patrol.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison, 23 – Maysville, NC – 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, NC. One of three soldiers who died October 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while they were on dismounted patrol.

Photobucket-Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29 – Raeford, NC – 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, NC. One of three soldiers who died October 1, 2012 in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest while they were on dismounted patrol.

September 29, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Daniel T. Metcalfe, 29 – Liverpool, NY – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy. Died Sep. 29, 2012 in Sayyid Abad, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire.

September 28, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Riley G. Stephens, 39 – Tolar, TX –1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, NC. Died Sept. 28,2012 in Wardak, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire.

September 26, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jonathan A. Gollnitz, 28 – Lakehurst, NJ – 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany. One of two soldiers killed when an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated the device near their patrol in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan, on September 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Orion N. Sparks, 29 – Tuscon, AZ – 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany. One of two soldiers killed when an insurgent wearing a suicide vest detonated the device near their patrol in Pul-E Alam, Afghanistan, on September 26, 2012.

September 22, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Dion R. Roberts, 25 – North Chicago, IL – East Coast Naval Special Warfare Unit. Died as a result of a single vehicle accident in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on September 22, 2012.

September 20, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason M Swindle, 24 – Cabot, Arkansas – 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when he was attacked by a rocket-propelled grenade while on mounted patrol in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2012.

September 16, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc.Genaro Bedoy, 20 – Amarillo, TX – 52nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their position was attacked with small-arms fire in an insider attack suspected to involve members of the Afghan police in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc.Joshua N. Nelson, 22 – Greenville, NC – 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their position was attacked with small-arms fire in an insider attack suspected to involve members of the Afghan police in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt.Sapuro B. Nena, 25 Honolulu, HA – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their position was attacked with small-arms fire in an insider attack suspected to involve members of the Afghan police in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jon R. Townsend, 19 – Claremore, OK – 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their position was attacked with small-arms fire in an insider attack suspected to involve members of the Afghan police in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2012.

September 15, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt.Bradley W. Atwell, 27 Kokomo, IN – Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 13, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Atwell was one of two Marines killed when 15 insurgents organized into three teams attacked Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on on September 15, 2012.

Photobucket-Lt. Col.Christopher K. Raible, 40 – Huntingdon, PA – Marine Attack Squadron 211, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Raible was one of two Marines killed when 15 insurgents organized into three teams attacked Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on on September 15, 2012.

September 13, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt.Kyle B. Osborn, 26 – Lafayette, IN – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Muqer, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on September 13, 2012.

September 5, 2012

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2Jose L. Montenegro Jr., 31 – Houston, TX – F Troop, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior reconnaissance helicopter crashed in Logar province, Afghanistan, on September 5, 2012.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2Thalia S. Ramirez, 28 – San Antonio, TX – F Troop, 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior reconnaissance helicopter crashed in Logar province, Afghanistan, on September 5, 2012.

September 3, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Alec R. Terwiske, 21 – Dubois County, IN -Inspector/Instructor Staff, 4th Tank Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, assigned to the 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2012.

September 2, 2012

Photobucket-Spc.Kyle R. Rookey, 23 – Oswego, NY – 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on September 2, 2012.

September 1 , 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Jeremie S. Border, 28 – Mesquite, TX – Company A, 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small-arms fire in Batur village, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on September 1, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jonathan P. Schmidt, 28 – Petersburg, VA- 767th Ordnance Company, 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small-arms fire in Batur village, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on September 1, 2012.

August 27, 2012

Photobucket-Spc.Mabry J. Anders, 21 – Baker City, OR – 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a member of the Afghan National Army turned his weapon against ISAF service members in Kalagush, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt.Christopher J. Birdwell, 25 – Windsor, CO – 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a member of the Afghan National Army turned his weapon against ISAF service members in Kalagush, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Jessica M. Wing, 42 – Alexandria, VA – 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Maine Army National Guard. Died in a non-combat related incident in Kuwait City, Kuwait, on August 27, 2012.

August 24, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Patricia L. Horner, 20 – Greenwood, MS – 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Died of non-hostile cause at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on August 24, 2012.

August 22, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Louis R. Torres, 23 – Oberlin, OH – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Died August 22, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device, Aug. 6, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

August 19, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Coater Bernard Debose, 55 – State Line, MS – 2nd Battalion, 351st Infantry Regiment, 158th Infantry Brigade, 1st Army Division East, Camp Shelby, MS. Died August 19,2012 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

August 18, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. David Vincent Williams, 24 – Frederick, MD – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died August 18, 2012 in Kandahar, Afghanistan. The cause of death is under investigation.

August 17, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Gregory T. Copes, 36 – Lynch Station, VA – 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of two soldiers that died August 17, 2012 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Hospital Corpsman Petty Officer 1st Class Darrel L. Enos, 36 – Colorado Springs, CO – 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC. One of two soldiers that died August 17, 2012 while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Spc. James Austin Justice, 21 – Grover, NC – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died on August 17, 2012, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, from injuries suffered from enemy small-arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2012.

August 16, 2012

Photobucket-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Petty Officer Technician 1st Class Sean P. Carson, 32 – Des Moines, WA – assigned to an explosive ordnance disposal mobile unit in San Diego. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Pfc. Michael R. Demarsico II, 20 – North Adams, MA – 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Aug. 16, 2012 in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised device.

Photobucket-Sgt. Richard A. Essex, 23 – Kelseyville, CA – 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick D. Feeks, 28 – Edgewater, MD – assigned to a West Coast-based naval special warfare unit. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Sgt. Luis A. Oliver Galbreath, 41 – San Juan, PR – 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HA. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Brian D. Hornsby, 37 – Melbourne, FL – 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HA. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Suresh N. A. Krause, 29 – Cathedral City, CA – 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, HA. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class David J. Warsen, 27 – Kentwood, MI – assigned to a West Coast-based naval Special warfare unit. One of seven soldiers that died August 16, 2012 in a helicopter crash northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

August 15, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Eric S. Holman, 39 – Evans City, PA – 192nd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Aug. 15, 2012 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he encountered an enemy improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Pfc. Andrew J. Keller, 22 – Tigard, OR – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Charkh, Logar Province, Afghanistan, on August 15, 2012.

August 10, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Gregory T. Buckley, 21 – Oceanside, NY – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Scott E. Dickinson, 29 – San Diego, CA – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke, 31 – Herndon, VA – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of three Marines killed when an Afghan police officer opened fire after sharing a pre-dawn meal with them at a police compound in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

Photobucket-Capt. Matthew P. Manoukian, 29 – Los Altos Hills, CA – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of three Marines killed when an Afghan police officer opened fire after sharing a pre-dawn meal with them at a police compound in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Sky R. Mote, 27 – El Dorado, CA – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment . One of three Marines killed when an Afghan police officer opened fire after sharing a pre-dawn meal with them at a police compound in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Richard A. Rivera Jr. , 20 – Ventura, CA – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2012.

August 8, 2012

Photobucket-Maj.Walter D. Gray, 38 – Conyers, GA – Air Support Operations Squadron, 3rd Air Support Operations Group. Killed along with two soldiers when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest bomb in Sarkowi, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Command Sgt. Maj.Kevin J. Griffin, 45 – Laramie, WY – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed along with an airman when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest bomb in Sarkowi, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Maj.Thomas E. Kennedy, 35 – West Point, New York – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed along with an airman when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest bomb in Sarkowi, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Master Sgt.Gregory R. Trent, 38 – Norton, MA – Company B, 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died on August 8, 2012, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, from wounds sustained from small-arms fire in Bahktabad, Herat province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2012.

August 7, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class Clayton R. Beauchamp, 21 – Weatherford, TX – Navy corpsman assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb during a dismounted patrol in Shaban, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc.Ethan J. Martinez, 22 Lewiston, ID – 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when he encountered enemy small-arms fire in Koragay, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2012.

August 6, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl.Daniel L. Linnabary II, 23 – Hubert, NC – USA 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force . Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 6, 2012.

August 2, 2012

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Russell R. Bell, 37 Tyler, TX – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during dismounted operations in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 2, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Matthew S. Sitton, 26 Largo, FL – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during dismounted operations in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 2, 2012.

August 1, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Curtis J. Duarte, 22 – Covina, CA – 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following an improvised explosive device attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2012.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Todd W. Lambka, 25 Fraser, MI – 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jesus Jonathan Lopez, 22 – San Bernardino, CA – None 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Kyle B. McClain, 25 – Rochester Hills, MI – 1433rd Engineer Company, 507th Engineer Battalion, 177th Military Police Brigade, Michigan Army National Guard. Died following an improvised explosive device attack in Salim Aka, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2012.

July 29, 2012

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Jonathan William Gifford, 34 – Palm Bay, FL – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2012.

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Daniel Joseph Price, 27 – Holland, MI – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2012.

July 28, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Jose Oscar Belmontes, 28 – La Verne, CA – 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade. One of two soldiers killed by from enemy small-arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 28, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Bobby Lee Estle, 38 Lebanon, OH – 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade. One of two soldiers killed by from enemy small-arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 28, 2012.

July 27, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Theodore Matthew Glende, 23 – Rochester, NY – Company D, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Kharwar district of Logar province, Afghanistan, on July 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Benjamin Carlos Pleitez, 25 – Turlock, CA – 1072nd Transportation Company, 746th Combat Support Battalion, 224th Sustainment Brigade, California Army National Guard. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on July 27, 2012.

July 26, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. John Eric Hansen, 41 – Austin, TX – Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when they encountered an enemy improvised explosive device in Khakrez, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 26, 2012.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Sean R. Jacobs, 23 – Redding, CA – 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when they encountered an enemy roadside bomb in Khakrez, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 26, 2012.

July 24, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Justin M. Hansen, 26 – Traverse City, MI – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. Died while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Adam C. Ross, 19 – Lyman, SC – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when he encountered small-arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2012.

July 23, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Eric E. Williams, 27 Murrieta, CA – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Killed when his forward operating base came under enemy fire in Pul-e Alam, Logar province, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2012.

July 22, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Richard L. Berry, 27 Scottsdale, AZ – Company A, 508th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Julian L. Colvin, 21 – Birmingham, AL – Company A, 508th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Justin L. Horsley, 21 – Palm Bay, FL – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Pul-e Alam, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brenden N. Salazar, 20 – Chuluota, FL – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Pul-e Alam, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2012.

July 21, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Michael J. Brodsky, 33 – Tamarac, FL – Assigned to Navy Region Southwest Security Detachment . Died on July 21, 2012, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany from injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 7, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Brandon R. Pepper, 31 – York, PA – Company B, 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Killed in an insurgent attack while on patrol in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 21, 2012.

July 19, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Joshua R. Ashley, 23 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA – 2nd Law Enforcement Battalion, Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Ashley, a military dog handler, was killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Darrion T. Hicks, 21 Raleigh, NC – 42nd Clearance Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade. Died from injuries sustained in an enemy roadside bomb attack in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jeffrey Leon Rice, 24 – Troy, OH – 584th Engineer Company, 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2012.

July 18, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jose J. Reyes, 24 – San Lorenzo, PR – 110th Transportation Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel A. Rodriguez, 28 – Baltimore, MD – 110th Transportation Company, 548th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2012.

July 17, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Krystal M. Fitts July 17, 2012 26 Houston, Texas, USA Female Engagement Team member assigned to Company E, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, attached to Company C, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment Killed when her combat outpost came under indirect fire in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2012.

July 16, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Sergio E. Perez Jr., 21 – Crown Point, IN – 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by rocket-propelled grenades in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Nicholas A. Taylor, 20 – Berne, IN – 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by rocket-propelled grenades in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2012.

July 14, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Carl E. Hammar, 24 – Lake Havasu City, AZ – 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered from enemy small-arms fire in Khost province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Erik N. May, 26 – Independence, KS – 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. May was found unresponsive and was pronounced dead at a medical facility in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2012.

July 13, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael E. Ristau, 25 – Rockford, IL -5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Qalat, Zabul Province, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2012.

July 11, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Sterling W. Wyatt, 21 – Columbia, MO – 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 11, 2012.

July 8, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Trevor B. Adkins, 21 – Spring Lake, NC – 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Erica P. Alecksen , 21 – Eatonton, GA – 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22 – Kinnelon, NJ – Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Alejandro J. Pardo, 21 Porterville, CA – 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija, 31 Tampa, FL 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Cameron J. Stambaugh, 20 – Spring Grove, PA – 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Clarence Williams III, 23 – Brooksville, FL – 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of six soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2012.

July 7, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Juan P. Navarro, 23 – Austin, TX – 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Killed when he was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 7, 2012.

July 6, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane, 46 – Oviedo, FL – 1186th Transportation Company, 31st Transportation Battalion, Army Reserve. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2012.

July 4, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra , 37 – Union City, NJ – A 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2012.

July 3, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Cody Otho Moosman , 24 – Preston, Idaho, USA Company B, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Gayan Alwara Mandi in the Giyan district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 3, 2012.

June 27, 2012

Photobucket-1st Lt. Stephen C. Prasnicki , 24 – Lexington, VA – Battery B, 4th Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. James L. Skalberg Jr., 25 – CullmanAL – 4th Battalion, 1st Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2012.

June 26, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Matthew John Leach, 29 – Ferndale, MI – 1st Battalion, 334th Regiment, 1st Brigade, 104th Training Division, Army Reserve. Died after he was found unresponsive in his living quarters at Kandahar Airfield in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2012.

June 24, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Robert A. Massarelli, 32 – Hamilton, OH – 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade . One of two soldiers that died of injuries following a road traffic accident in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael J. Strachota, 28 – White Hall, AR – 96th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, 4th Sustainment Brigade. One of two soldiers that died of injuries following a road traffic accident in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2012.

June 23, 2012

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Niall W. Cotisears, 23 – Arlington, VA – 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 23, 2012.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Hunter D. Hogan, 21 – Norman, IN – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died June 23, 2012 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

June 22, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Eugene C. Mills III, 21, – Laurel, MD – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died June 22, 2012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Pfc. Steven P. Stevens II, 23 –Tallahassee, FL – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died June 22, 2012 supporting Operation Enduring Freedom while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Maj. Paul C. Voelke, 36 – Monroe, NY – 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, GA. Died June 22, 2012 in Mazar E. Sharif, Afghanistan while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom .

June 20, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. John D. Meador II, 36 – Columbia, SC – 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police Battalion, Florence, SC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2012 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Ryan D. Rawl, 30 – Lexington, SC – 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police Battalion, Florence, SC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2012 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Matthew B. Thomas, 30 -Travelers Rest, SC – 133rd Military Police Company, 51st Military Police Battalion, Florence, SC. One of three soldiers that died June 20, 2012 in Khowst Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

June 19, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jose Rodriguez, 22 – Gustine, CA – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died June 19, 2012 in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from enemy, small arms fire.

June 18, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Jarrod Allen Lallier, 20 – Spokane, WA – Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Killed when three individuals in Afghan police uniforms turned their weapons against his unit in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2012.

June 15, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Nicholas Charles Fredsti , 30 – San Diego, CA – Company D, 1st Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Spedar, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2012.

June 14, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Joseph Michael Lilly, 25 – Flint, MI – 18th Engineer Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died on June 14, 2012, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 12, 2012. Another soldier also was killed in the attack.

June 13, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Taylor John Baune, 21 – Andover, MN – 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 13, 2012.

June 12, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Barett Wambli McNabb, 33 – Chino Valley, AZ – 562nd Engineer Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when he was attacked with a roadside bomb in Khakrez, Afghanistan, on June 12, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Trevor Adam Pinnick, 20 – Lawrenceville, IL – 18th Engineer Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 12, 2012.

June 10, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Bryant Jordan Luxmore, 25 – New Windsor, IL – Company B, 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 10, 2012.

June 9, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Nathan Tyler Davis, 20 – Yucaipa, CA – Company C, 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an enemy roadside bomb in Tore Obeh, Khost province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2012.

June 8, 2012

Photobucket-Master Chief Petty Officer Richard J. Kessler Jr., 47 – Gulfport, FL – Assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise as a logistics specialist Kessler was found deceased in his berthing compartment on board the USS Enterprise near the Strait of Hormuz on June 8, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Anthony R. Servin, 22 – Moreno Valley, CA – 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2012.

June 7, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Brandon D. Goodine,20 – Luthersville , GA – 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Maiwand, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2012.
June 6, 2012

Photobucket-1st Lt. Mathew G. Fazzari , 25 – Walla Walla, WA – 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior reconnaissance helicopter was shot down by insurgents in Qara Bagh, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Capt. Scott P. Pace June 6, 2012,39 – Brawley, CA – 1st Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa Warrior reconnaissance helicopter was shot down by insurgents in Qara Bagh, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Gerardo Campos ,23 – Miami, FL 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Maiwand, Afghanistan, on June 2, 2012.

May 31, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Alexander G. Povilaitis, 47 – Dawsonville, GA – 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 31, 2012.

May 30, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Edward Brazas , 26 – Greensboro, NC – Assigned to Security Detachment, Naval Base Kitsap. Died while conducting combat operations in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas, 20 – Fairfield, OH – C Troop, 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2012.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joshua E. Witsman, 23 – Covington, ID – 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2012.

May 28, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. John R. Brainard , 26 – Dover-Foxcroft, ME – 12th Combat Aviation Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when their AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter crashed while on patrol west of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Julian C. Chase, 22 – Edgewater, MD – 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2012.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 5 John C. Pratt, 51 – Springfield, VA – 12th Combat Aviation Brigade One of two soldiers killed when their AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter crashed while on patrol west of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2012.

May 27,2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Leroy Deronde III, 22 Jersey City, NJ – Company F, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by enemy forces in Chak-e Wardak district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on May 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Kedith L. Jacobs, 21 – Denver, CO – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by enemy forces in Chak-e Wardak district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on May 27, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Tofiga J. Tautolo, 23 – Wilmington, CA – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked with a roadside bomb in Bati Kot, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on May 27, 2012.

May 26, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21 – Salinas, CA – Company A, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan on May 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Steven G. Sutton, 24 – Leesburg, Ga – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Hospitalman Eric D. Warren, 23 – Shawnee, OK – Navy corpsman assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds received in action due to a roadside bomb blast in Sangin district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2012.

May 25, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Roberto Loeza, 28 – El Paso, TX – 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire in Charkh, Logar province, Afghanistan, on May 25, 2012.

May 24, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Keaton Grant Coffey , 22 – Boring, OR – 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, Headquarters Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 24, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Cale Clyde Miller, 23 – Overland Park, KS – Company B, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Maiwand, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 24, 2012.

May 22, 2012

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Travis Alan Morgado , 25 – San Jose, CA – Company C, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2012.

May 21, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Arronn D. Fields,27 – Terre Haute, IN – 381st Military Police Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. Died of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades during a mounted patrol in Qal-ah-ye Mirza Jal, Afghanistan, on May 21, 2012.

May 20, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Jesse A. Ozbat, 28 – Prince George, VA – 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill, OK. One of two soldiers who died May 20, 2012, in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Tobias C. Alexander, 30 – Lawton, OK – 168th Brigade Support Battalion, 214th Fires Brigade, Fort Sill, OK. One of two soldiers who died May 20, 2012, in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

May 19, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Samuel T. Watts, 20 – Wheaton, IL – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died May 19, 2012 in Bethesda, MD of wounds sustained April 25, 2012 in Zharay, Afghanistan, when he was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device.

May 18, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael Joseph Knapp, 28 – Overland Park, KS – Battery B, 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on May 18, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jabraun Steven Knox, 23 – Fort Wayne, IN – Battery B, 1st Battalion, 377th Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with indirect fire in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on May 18, 2012.

May 13, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Richard L. McNulty III, 22 – Rolla, MO – 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle in Bowri Tana, Khost province, Afghanistan, on May 13, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Brian L. Walker, 25 Lucerne Valley, CA – 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle in Bowri Tanah, Khost province, Afghanistan, on May 13, 2012.

May 12, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Alex Hernandez III, 21 – Round Rock, TX – 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. Died after he was found unresponsive in his living quarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Israel P. Nuanes , 38 – Las Cruces, NM – 741st Ordnance Company, 84th Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group. Died of wounds sustained during an enemy attack with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2012.

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Jorge Luis Velasquez , 35 – Houston, TX – Assigned to Commander, Task Force 56. Died as a result of a non-combat related incident in Manama, Bahrain, on May 12, 2012.

May 11, 2012

Photobucket-1st Lt. Alejo R. Thompson, – Yuma, AZ – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, O. Died May 11, 2012 in Bagram, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire.

Photobucket-Sgt. Wade D. Wilson, 22 – Normangee, TX – 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 11, 2012.

May 7, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jacob M. Schwallie, 22 – Clarksville, TN – 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. One of three soldiers supporting Operation Enduring Freedom May 7, 2012 in Ghazni province who died in Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Chase S. Marta, 24 – Chico, CA – 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. One of three soldiers supporting Operation Enduring Freedom May 7, 2012 in Ghazni province who died in Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Pfc. Dustin D. Gross, 19 – Jeffersonville, KY – 3rd Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. One of three soldiers supporting Operation Enduring Freedom May 7, 2012 in Ghazni province who died in Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

May 6, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Thomas K. Fogarty, 30 – Alameda, CA – 3rd Battalion (Airborne), 509th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, AK. Died May 6, 2012 in Ahmad-Kheyl, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. John P. Huling, 25 – West Chester, OH – 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died May 6,2012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. Huling’s death was originally reported by the International Security Assistance Force, which characterized it as the result of gunshot wounds inflicted by an individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform.

May 4, 2012

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Gregory L. Childs, 38 – Warren, AR – Defense Logistics Agency, Fort Belvoir, VA. Died May 4, 2012 in Kabul, Afghanistan.

May 3, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Zachary H. Hargrove, 32 – Wichita, KS – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 84th Explosive Ordnance Disposal, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died after being found unresponsive in his living quarters at at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on May 3, 2012.

May 2, 2012

Photobucket-2nd Lt. David E. Rylander, 23 – Stow, OH – 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers killed May 2, 2012 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Junot M. L. Cochilus, 34 – Charlotte, NC – 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of two soldiers killed May 2, 2012 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

May 1, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Bruce K. Clark, 43- Spencerport, N.Y. – A Company, Troop Command, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX. Died May 1, 2012 in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan.

April 30, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Nicholas M. Dickhut, 23 – Rochester, MN – Company A, 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 30, 2012.

April 28, 2012

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Scott E. Pruitt, 38, – Gautier, MS – I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died April 28 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Pfc. Christian R. Sannicolas, 20 – Anaheim, CA – 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died April 28, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

April 26, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Jason K. Edens, 22 – Franklin, TN – 1st Squadron, 13th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division Edens was wounded when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2012. He died of his wounds at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on April 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Brandon F. Eggleston , 29 -Candler, NC – 4th Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group . One of two soldiers killed along with a sailor when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a patrol in in Nawah district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Dick A. Lee Jr., 31 – Orange Park, FL – 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed along with a sailor when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a patrol in Nawah district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 26, 2012.

Photobucket-Lt. Christopher E. Mosko , 28 – Pittsford, NY – USA EOD Mobile Unit Three, Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group 1, assigned to Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force, Afghanistan. Killed along with two soldiers when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a patrol in in Nawah district, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 26, 2012.

April 25, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Moises J. Gonzalez, 29 – Huntington, CA – 509th Combat Service Support Company, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died of injuries sustained when his vehicle rolled over in Balkh province, Afghanistan, on April 25, 2012.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Andrew Trevor Britton-Mihalo, 25 Simi Valley, CA – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Killed when an individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform turned his weapon against coalition service members in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 25, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Benjamin H. Neal, 21 – Orfordville, WS – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 25, 2012.

April 24, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Manuel J. Vasquez , 22 – West Sacramento, CA – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2012.

April 22, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joseph H. Fankhauser , 30 – Mason, TX – 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2012.

Photobucket-Airman 1st Class Floyd Windell Glover, 21 – Panama, FL – 39th Security Forces Squadron, 39th Mission Support Group, 39th Air Base Wing. Died following a vehicle accident at Incirlik Air Base in Incirlik, Turkey, on April 22, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Michael J. Metcalf , 22 – Boynton Beach, FL – 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2012.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Jonathan P. Walsh, 28 – Kennesaw, GA – 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2012.

April 19, 2012

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Nicholas S. Johnson, 27 – San Diego, CA – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Divison. One of four soldiers killed when their UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime mission escorting a medevac helicopter to the scene of a suicide bombing in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Dean R. Shaffer, 23 – Pekin, IL – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Divison. One of four soldiers killed when their UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime mission escorting a medevac helicopter to the scene of a suicide bombing in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2012.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Don C. Viray , 25 – Waipahu, HI – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Divison . One of four soldiers killed when their UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime mission escorting a medevac helicopter to the scene of a suicide bombing in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher J. Workman, 33 – Boise, ID – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crashed during a nighttime mission escorting a medevac helicopter to the scene of a suicide bombing in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2012.

April 18, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Michael C. Braden, 31 Lock Haven, PA – Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division. Died after being found unresponsive in his living quarters at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2012.

April 15, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Aaron M. Faust, – 22 Louisville, KY – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32 – Dyer, ID – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2012.

April 14, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Tanner S. Higgins, 23 – Yantis, TX – Company D, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Killed by small-arms fire from enemy forces during a heavy firefight in Logar province, Afghanistan, on April 14, 2012.

April 11, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Ramon T. Kaipat, 22 – Tacoma, WA – 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller, 21 – The Colony, TX – Company B, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2012.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, 25 – Providence, RI – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2012.

April 7, 2012

Photobucket-Seaman Trevor J. Stanley, 22 – Virginia Beach, VA – Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3. Died as the result of a non-combat related incident while deployed to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, on April 7, 2012.

April 6, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Antonio C. Burnside , 31 – Great Falls, MT – 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire at Ghanzi province, Afghanistan, on April 6, 2012.

April 5, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Alex Martinez, 21 – Elgin, IL – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 5, 2012.

April 4, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Shawn T. Hannon, 44 – Grove City, OH – 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Ohio Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by a suicide car bomber in Meymaneh, the capital of Faryab province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey J. Rieck April 4, 2012 45 Columbus, Ohio, USA 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Ohio Army National Guard One of three soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by a suicide car bomber in Meymaneh, the capital of Faryab province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2012.

Photobucket-Capt. Nicholas J. Rozanski April 4, 2012 36 Dublin, Ohio, USA 1st Battalion, 148th Infantry Regiment, 37th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Ohio Army National Guard One of three soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by a suicide car bomber in Meymaneh, the capital of Faryab province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2012

April 3, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Christopher D. Bordoni , 21 Ithaca, NY – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force – Bordoni died on April 3, 2012, of wounds sustained when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device in Kajaki Sufla, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 18, 2012. Another Marine, Cpl. Phillip D. McGeath, was killed in the attack.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Brown, 26 – Columbus, OH – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained after he was attacked with a roadside bomb while on a dismounted patrol in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on April 3, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Tyler James Smith, 24 – Licking, MO – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when he was attacked with a roadside bomb in Maiwand, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 3, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Jeffrey L. White Jr. , 21 – Catawissa, MO – 1st Battalion, 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Khost province, Afghanistan, on April 3, 2012.

March 31, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. James Evan Dutton, 25 – Checotah, OK – Company B, 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury at Forward Operating Base Shank near Pul-i-Alam in Logar province, Afghanistan, on March 31, 2012.

March 30, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Roberto Cazarez, 24 – Harbor City, CA – 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 30, 2012.

March 29, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Johnathon Frank Davis, 20 – Griffin, GA – Troop, 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered from enemy small-arms fire in Maiwand, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Michael J. Palacio, 23 – Lake Elsinore, CA – Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. David Wayne Taylor, 20 Dixon, KY – Company D, Company D, 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Taylor was assisting in the movement of ammunition when some of the rounds accidentally exploded in Zharif Kheyl, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2012.

March 28, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Francis Dee Imlay Jr., 31 Vacaville, CA -391st Fighter Squadron, 366th Operations Group, 366th Fighter Wing, deployed with the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing. Died of injuries received when his F-15E Strike Eagle crashed approximately 15 miles outside of Al Dhafra Air Base in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on March 28, 2012.

March 27, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Joseph D’Augustine, 29 – Waldwick, NJ – 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed in a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 27, 2012.

March 26, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. William R. Wilson III, Age unavailable- Getzville, NY – 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. Killed when he was shot by an alleged member of the Afghan Local Police as his unit approached an ALP checkpoint in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2012.

March 24, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel J. Brown, 27 – Jerome, ID -2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 24, 2012.

Photobucket-Capt. Aaron D. Istre,37 – Vinton, LA – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 13th Sustainment Command. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Kabul, Afghanistan on March 24, 2012.

March 22, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Dennis P. Weichel Jr. – 29 Providence, RI – Company C, 1st Battalion, 143rd Infantry Regiment, Rhode Island Army National Guard. Died of injuries suffered in an accident involving an Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle while conducting security operations in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2012.

March 21, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jamie D. Jarboe, 27 – Frankfort, ID – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division . Died on March 21, 2012, in Topeka, Kansas, of wounds suffered on April 10, 2011, when he was shot by a sniper in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan.

March 15, 2012

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Clovis T. Ray, 34 – San Antonio, TX -2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 15, 2012.

March 14, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Daquane D. Rivers, 21 – Marianna, FL – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. Died from injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident in Paktika province, Afghanistan on March 14, 2012.

March 12, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jesse J. Grindey, 30 – Hazel Green, WI – 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. Died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2012.

March 5, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Edward J. Acosta, 21 – Hesperia, CA – 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Died on March 5, 2012, in La Jolla, California, of injuries sustained when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2011.

March 1, 2012

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jordan L. Bear, 25, – Denver, CO – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. One of two soldiers who died of wounds suffered from small arms fire during an attack on their base in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on March 1, 2012.

Photobucket-Pfc. Payton A. Jones, 19 – Marble Falls, TX – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. One of two soldiers who died of wounds suffered from small arms fire during an attack on their base in Kandahar province, Afghanistan March 1, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Conner T. Lowry, 24 – Chicago, IL – 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on March 1, 2012. This incident is under investigation.

February 25, 2012

Photobucket-Lt. Col. John Darin Loftis, 44 – Paducah, KY – 866th Air Expeditionary Squadron. One of two U.S. servicemen killed by a junior officer in the Afghan Interior Ministry’s intelligence department while they were working at the ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 25, 2012.

Photobucket-Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, 48 – Baltimore, MD – 1st Battalion, 29th Infantry Division Security Partnering Team, Maryland Army National Guard. One of two U.S. servicemen killed by a junior officer in the Afghan Interior Ministry’s intelligence department while they were working at the ministry in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 25, 2012.

February 23, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua A. Born, 25 – Niceville, FL – 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed after an Afghan soldier opened fire on them while a demonstration was being held outside a U.S. base in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on February 23, 2012.

Photobucket-Cpl. Timothy J. Conrad Jr., 22 -Roanoke, VA – 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed after an Afghan soldier opened fire on them while a demonstration was being held outside a U.S. base in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on February 23, 2012.

February 21, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Allen R. McKenna Jr., 28 – Noble, OK – 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2012.

February 18, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Ryan Preston Hall, 30 – Colorado Springs, CO – 319th Special Operations Squadron, 1st Special Operations Group, 1st Special Operations Wing. One of four airmen killed when their U-28A utility aircraft accidentally crashed about six miles away from Camp Lemonnier at the Djibouti International Airport in Djibouti, on February 18, 2012.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Julian Seiji Scholten, 26 – Upper Marlboro, MD – 25th Intelligence Squadron, 361st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Group. One of four airmen killed when their U-28A utility aircraft accidentally crashed about six miles away from Camp Lemonnier at the Djibouti International Airport in Djibouti, on February 18, 2012.

Photobucket-Capt. Nicholas Schade Whitlock, 29 – Newnan, GA – 34th Special Operations Squadron, 1st Special Operations Group, 1st Special Operations Wing One of four airmen killed when their U-28A utility aircraft accidentally crashed about six miles away from Camp Lemonnier at the Djibouti International Airport in Djibouti, on February 18, 2012.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Justin James Wilkens, 26 – Bend, OR – 34th Special Operations Squadron, 1st Special Operations Group, 1st Special Operations Wing. One of four airmen killed when their U-28A utility aircraft accidentally crashed about six miles away from Camp Lemonnier at the Djibouti International Airport in Djibouti, on February 18, 2012.

February 17, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer First Class Paris S. Pough, 40 – Columbus, GA died Feb. 17, 2012 during a port visit in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Pough, a hull technician, was assigned to the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), home-ported in San Diego, CA.

February 16, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. Jerry D. Reed II, 30 – Russellville, AR – 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on February 16, 2012.

February 14, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class Kyler L. Estrada, 21 – Maricopa, AZ – Navy corpsman assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Uni. Died when he was accidentally shot and killed during a nighttime live-fire training exercise in Djibouti on February 14, 2012

February 10, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Osbrany Montes De Oca, 20 – North Arlington, NJ 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 10, 2012.

February 7, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Billy A. Sutton, 42 – Tupelo, MS – 288th Sapper Company, 223rd Engineer Battalion, 168th Engineer Brigade, Mississippi Army National Guard. Died of a non-hostile medical condition in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on February 7, 2012.

February 3, 2012

Photobucket-Brig. Gen. Terence J. Hildner, 49 – Fairfax, VA – Commander, 13th Expeditionary Sustainment Command. Died of natural causes in Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 3, 2012.

February 1, 2012

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Edward J. Dycus, 22 – Greenville, MS – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Dycus was killed when an Afghan National Army soldier shot him while both were guarding a joint operating base in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 1, 2012. Bloomberg News reported that an Afghan general told investigators that the shooting was an accident. The Marine Corps said the incident is under investigation.

January 31, 2012

Photobucket-Sgt. William C. Stacey, 23 – Redding, CA – 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in the Now Zad district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 31, 2012.

January 25, 2012

Photobucket-1st Lt. David A. Johnson, 24 – Horicon, WI – 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 25, 2012.

January 22, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Joshua C. Pairsh, 29 – Equality, IL – 4th Civil Affairs Group, Marine Forces Reserve. Died of a non-combat related illness in the United States on January 22, 2012, after returning from Afghanistan on January 3.

January 21, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Christopher G. Singer, 23 – Temecula, CA – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 21, 2012.

January 19, 2012

Photobucket-Capt. Daniel Benjamin Bartle, 27 – Ferndale, WA – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Cpl. Joseph Daniel Logan, 22 – Willis, TX – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Capt. Nathan Ronald McHone, 29 – Crystal Lake, IL – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Cpl. Kevin James Reinhard, 25 – Colonia, NJ – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Travis William Riddick, 40 – Centerville, IA – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

Photobucket-Cpl. Jesse Wade Stites, 23 – North Beach, MD – Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of six Marines killed when their CH-53D Sea Stallion transport helicopter crashed in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2012. The cause of the crash is under investigation, but initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the crash.

January 18, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Keith D. Benson, 27 – Brockton, MA – Combat medic assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade. Benson died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on January 18, 2012. The circumstances surrounding his death are currently under investigation.

Photobucket-Cpl. Phillip D. McGeath, 25 Glendale, AZ – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 18, 2012.

January 15, 2012

Photobucket-Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman January 15, 2012 22 Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines that died as a result of a non-battle related injuries in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 15, 2012.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Kenneth E. Cochran, 20 – Wilder, ID – 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines that died as a result of a non-battle related injuries in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 15, 2012.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin B. Wise, 34 – El Dorado, AR Company A, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. Died on January 15, 2012, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on January 9, 2012.

January 11, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Neil I. Turner, 21 – Tacoma, WA – 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Logar province, Afghanistan, on January 11, 2012.

January 10, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Michael W. Pyron, 30 – Hopewell, VA – 25th Signal Battalion, 160th Signal Brigade, 335th Signal Command, Army Reserve. Died due to a non-battle related injury in Parwan province, Afghanistan, on January 10, 2012.

January 8, 2012

Photobucket-Pfc. Dustin P. Napier, 20 – London, KY – 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Killed by an individual wearing an Afghan Army uniform who opened fire on a group of soldiers at a base in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on January 8, 2012.

January 7, 2012

Photobucket-Senior Airman Bryan R. Bell, 23 – Erie, PA – 2nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Barksdale Air Force Base, LA. One of three airman that died Jan. 5,2012 in Shir ghazi, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz, 34 – Traverse City, MI – 90th Civil Engineer Squadron, FE Warren Air Force Base, WY. One of three airman that died Jan. 5,2012 in Shir ghazi, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket- Airman 1st Class Matthew R. Seidler, 24 – Westminster, MD – 21st Civil Engineer Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, CO. One of three airman that died Jan. 5, 2012 in Shir ghazi, Helmand province, Afghanistan, when their vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

January 6, 2012

Photobucket-Spc. Brian Jeffery Leonhardt, 21 – Merrillville, IN – 713th Engineer Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jonathan Matthew Metzger, 32 Indianapolis, IN – 713th Engineer Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher Alexander Patterson, 20 – Aurora, IL – 713th Engineer Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 6, 2012.

Photobucket-Spc. Robert Joseph Tauteris Jr., 44 Hamlet,ID – 713th Engineer Company, 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 6, 2012.

January 2, 2012

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st Class Chad R. Regelin, 24 – Cottonwood,CA – Marine Special Operations Company Bravo, explosive ordnance disposal technician. Regelin was stationed at Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 3, San Diego, Calif. Died Jan. 2, 2012 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

December 31, 2011

Photobucket-Spc.Pernell J. Herrera, 33 – Espanola, NM – 1st Battalion, 171st Aviation Regiment, New Mexico Army National Guard. Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 31, 2011.

December 27, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Kurt W. Kern, 24 – McAllen, TX – 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Noah M. Korte, 29 – Lake Elsinore,CA – 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Justin M. Whitmire, 20 – Easley, SC – 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2011.

December 25, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joseph James Altmann, 27 – Marshfield, WI – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province Afghanistan, on December 25, 2011.

December 21, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Mikayla Anne Bragg, 21 – Longview, WA – Company A,- 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died in Khost province, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2011.

December 14, 2011

Photobucket-Maj. Samuel M. Griffith,36 – Virginia Beach, VA – 4th Air-Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Marine Forces Reserve. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 14, 2011.

December 13, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt. Jalfred D. Vaquerano, 20 – Apopka, FL – 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. Died on December 13, 2011, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from enemy small-arms fire while deployed in Logar province, Afghanistan.

December 11, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher L. Muniz, 24 – New Cuyama, CA – 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on December 11, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Ronald H. Wildrick Jr., 30 – Blairstown, NJ – 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on December 11, 2011.

December 10, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Christopher P. J. Levy, 21 – Ramseur, NC – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on December 10, 2011, of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 7.

December 4, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher Luis Mendonca, 20 – Holbrook, MA – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Mendonca was on mid-tour leave from his deployment in Afghanistan when he died in a car accident in Binghamton, New York, on December 4, 2011.

December 3, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Clark A. Corley Jr., 35 – Oxnard, CA – 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Ryan M. Lumley, 21 – Lakeland, FL – 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Thomas J. Mayberry, 21- Springville, CA – 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Ryan D. Sharp, 28 – Idaho Falls, ID – 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died on December 3, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 21, 2011.

November 30, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Vincent J. Bell, 28 – Detroit, MI – 2nd Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 30, 2011.

November 26, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Adam J. Buyes, 21 – Salem, OR – 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb explosion while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 26, 2011.

November 21, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt. Jackie L. Diener II, – 20 – Boyne City, MI – 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 21, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Dennis R. Murray November 21, 2011 38 Red Broiling Springs, Tennessee, USA 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 21, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Zachary C. Reiff, 22 – Preston, IA – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on November 21, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated during a foot patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 18, 2011.

November 18, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joshua D. Corral, 19 – Danville, CA – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Adam E. Dobereiner, 21 – Moline,IL – 937th Engineer Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 18, 2011.

November 16, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. James R. Burnett Jr., 21 – Wichita, KS, – Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb during a mounted patrol in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Matthew C. Colin, 22 – Navarre, FL – Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb during a mounted patrol in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Sean M. Walsh, 21 – San Jose, CA -185th Military Police Battalion, 49th Military Police Brigade, California Army National Guard. Died of wounds sustained from indirect fire in Khost province, Afghanistan, on November 16, 2011.

November 13, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Johnathan Bryant McCain, 38 – Apache Junction, AZ – Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained after encountering a roadside bomb while on mounted patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2011.

November 12, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Calvin Matthew Pereda, 21 – Fayetteville, NC – Company B, 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb during a dismounted patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 12, 2011.

November 11, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Theodore Boykin Rushing – 25 Longwood, FL C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 11, 2011.

November 9, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Cody R. Norris, 20 – Houston, TX – 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2011.

November 5, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Nickolas A. Daniels, 25 – Elmwood Park, IL – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an insurgent attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

November 1, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Sarina N. Butcher, 19 Checotah, OK – 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher D. Gailey, 26 – OK – 700th Brigade Support Battalion, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2011.

October 30, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Ari R. Cullers, 28 – New London, CT – 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of injuries suffered when an insurgent rocket-propelled grenade exploded near him in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 30, 2011.

October 29, 2011

Photobucket-Lt. Col. David E. Cabrera, 41 Abilene, TX – Licensed clinical social worker and assistant professor of family medicine, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. One of five soldiers killed along with eight ISAF civilians when a suicide bomber detonated a Toyota Corolla filled with explosives next to a Rhino armored bus traveling in a military convoy through Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. James Michael Darrough, 38 – Austin, TX – Detachment C, 101st Finance Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed along with eight ISAF civilians when a suicide bomber detonated a Toyota Corolla filled with explosives next to a Rhino armored bus traveling as a part of a military convoy through Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Carlo F. Eugenio, 29 – Rancho Cucamonga, CA – 756th Transportation Company, 224th Sustainment Brigade, California Army National Guard. One of five soldiers killed along with eight ISAF civilians when a suicide bomber detonated a Toyota Corolla filled with explosives next to a Rhino armored bus traveling as a part of a military convoy through Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christopher R. Newman – 26 Shelby, NC – Medical Company A, Tripler Army Medical Center. One of five soldiers killed along with eight ISAF civilians when a suicide bomber detonated a Toyota Corolla filled with explosives next to a Rhino armored bus traveling in a military convoy through Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2011.

October 27, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Stephen J. Dunning, 31 – Milpitas, CA – 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2011.

October 26, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. John A. Lyons, 26 – Seaside Park, NJ – 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2011.

October 24, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jason N. Barfield, 22 – Ashford, AL – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 24, 2011

October 23, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jordan S. Bastean, 19 – Pekin, IL – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward S. Grace October, 39 – South Dartmouth, MA – 1st Battalion, 182nd Infantry Regiment, 26th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Massachusetts Army National Guard Grace died from a non-combat illness in Silver Spring, Maryland, on October 23, 2011. He was deployed to Afghanistan before he was medically evacuated.

October 22, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Kristoffer B. Domeij, 29 – San Diego, CA – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. One of three soldiers killed when their assault force triggered a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Christopher A. Horns, 20 – Colorado Springs, CO – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. One of three soldiers killed when their assault force triggered a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Paul A. Rivera, 26 – Round Rock, TX – 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command. Died of injuries suffered in a vehicle rollover during an attack by enemy forces in Logar province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2011.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Ashley I. White, 24 – Alliance, OH – 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, attached to a joint special operations task force as a cultural support team member. One of three soldiers killed when their assault force triggered a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2011.

October 19, 2011

Photobucket-Chief Petty Officer Raymond J. Border, 31 – West Lafayette, OH – Navy Mobile Construction Battalion 74, assigned to a provincial reconstruction team in Paktika province, Afghanistan. Died while assessing a route in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 19, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jorge M. Oliveira, 33 – Newark, NJ – 2nd Battalion, 113th Infantry Regiment, 50th Brigade Combat Team, New Jersey Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 19, 2011.

October 14, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Michael D. Elm, 25 – Phoenix, AZ – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Khost, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2011.

October 13, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Robert B. Cowdrey, 39 – Atwater, OH – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Died from injuries suffered during combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Scott D. Harper, 21 – Winston, GA – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2011.

Photobucket-Airman 1st Class Jerome D. Miller Jr., 23 – Washington, DC – 459th Security Forces Squadron, 459th Force Support Group, 459th Air Refueling Wing, Air Force Reserve. Died due to a non-combat related incident in Parwan province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Jeremiah T. Sancho, 23 – Palm Bay, FL – 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Houston M. Taylor, 25 – Hurst, TX – 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2011.

October 10, 2011

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 3 James Brian Wilke, 38 – Ione, CA – Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 43rd Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 11th Air Defense Artillery Brigade. Died of non-hostile related causes at Al Udeid Air Force Base in Doha, Qatar, on October 10, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Nathan L. Wyrick, 34 – Enumclaw, WA – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died Oct. 10, 2011 in Kandahar province.

October 8, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Ricardo Cerros Jr, 24 – Salinas, CA – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Killed by small-arms fire from enemy forces during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Logar province, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Joshua Sean Lawrence, 29 – Nashville, TN – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Drew Edward Russell, 25 – Scotts, MI – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2011.

October 6, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Schmidt, 24 – San Antonio, TX – 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on October 6, 2011.

October 3, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt. Danny Chen, 19 – New York – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2011.

October 1, 2011

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st Class Caleb A. Nelson, 26 – Omaha, NB – Navy SEAL assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died after his vehicle struck a roadside bomb while conducting a combat patrol in Zabul province, Afghanistan on October 1, 2011.

September 28, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. James Arlan Butz, 21 – Porter, ID – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Mirmandab, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. John Robert Wimpey Cagle, 19 – Tucker, GA – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher Diaz, 27 – Albuquerque, NM- Headquarters Battalion, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. David Andrew Drake, 21 – Lumberton, TX – 515th Engineer Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of three soldiers who died Sep 28, in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Steven E. Gutowski, 24 – Plymouth, MA – Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Mirmandab, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, 27 – Valrico, FL – 515th Engineer Company, 5th Engineer Battalion, 4th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Ryan Kenneth Iannelli, 27 – Clarksboro, NJ – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 269, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Air Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

Photobucket-First Sgt. Billy Joe Siercks, 32 – Velda Village, MO – Company F, 2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. Died September 28, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on September 27.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Nicholas A. Sprovtsoff, 28 – Davison, MI – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2011.

September 26, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Garrett A. Fant, 21 – American Canyon, CA – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. Died Sept. 26, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

September 25, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Francisco Javier Briseno-Alvarez Jr., 27 – Oklahoma City, OK – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2011

Photobucket-1st Lt. Andres Zermeno, 26 – San Antonio, TX – Company E, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Shaykhabad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2011

September 24, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Tyler N. Holtz, 22 – Dana Point, CA -2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. Died Sept. 24, 2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Franklin N. Watson, 21 – Vonore, TN – Company D, 4th Combat Engineer Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Knoxville, TN. Died Sept. 24, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

September 23, 2011
Photobucket-Pfc. Carlos A. Aparicio, 19 – San Bernadino, CA – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, LA. One of two soldiers who died September 23, 2011 in Wardak, province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using an improvised explosive device.
Photobucket-Sgt. Rafael E. Bigai Baez, 28 – San Juan, Puerto Rico – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, LA. One of two soldiers who died September 23, 2011 in Wardak, province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their unit using an improvised explosive device.

September 21, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Robert E. Dyas, 21 – Nampa, ID – 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. One of two soldiers that died Sep. 21, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms fire.

Photobucket-Spc. Jakob J. Roelli, 24 – Darlington, WI – 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. One of two soldiers that died Sep. 21, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms fire.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Terry C. Wright, 21 – Scio, OH – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Sept. 21, 2011 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

September 18, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Chazray C. Clark, 24 – Ecorse, MI – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, KS. Died Sept. 18, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Ryan J. Cook, 29 – Fort Walton Beach, FL – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Sept. 18, 2011 in Takhar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. Timothy D. Sayne, 31 – Reno, NV – 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. died Sept. 18, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

September 17, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Garrick L. Eppinger Jr., 25 – Appleton, WI – 95th Ordnance Company, 687th Combat Sustainment Support Brigade, 646th Regional Support Group, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, Wausau, WI. Died Sept. 17, 2011 in Parwan province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael W. Hosey, 27 – Birmingham, AL – 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. died Sept. 17, 2011 in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

September 15, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Michael J. Dutcher – 22 – Asheville, NC – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. Died Sept. 15, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Sgt. Mycal L. Prince – 28 – Minco, OK – 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, OK. died Sept. 15, 2011 in Laghman province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

September 14, 2011

Photobucket-Ssgt. Rodolfo Rodriguez Jr., 26 – Pharr, TX – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Sep. 14, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

September 13, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Danial R. Adams, 35 – Portland, OR – 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Stuttgart, Germany. Died Sept. 13, 2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using mortar, machine-gun and small-arms fires.

September 10, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Quintana, 30 – Huntington Park, CA – 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Schweinfurt, Germany. Died Sept. 10, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Keith F. Rudd, 36 – Winder, GA – 3rd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Sept. 10, 2011 in Parvan, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations.

September 9, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher D. Horton, 26 – Collinsville, OK – 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, OK. One of three National Guard soldiers who died Sept. 9, 2011 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.

Photobucket-Sgt. Bret D. Isenhower, 26, – Lamar, OK. – 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, OK. One of three National Guard soldiers who died Sept. 9,2011 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.

Photobucket-Petty Officer Brian K. Lundy, 25 – Austin, Texas – Hospital corpsman to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 5, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died while conducting a dismounted patrol in Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on Sept. 9, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Tony J. Potter Jr., 20 – Okmulgee, OK – 1st Battalion, 279 Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, OK. One of three National Guard soldiers who died Sept. 9,2011 in Paktia, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with small arms fire.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brett E. Wood, 19 – Spencer, IN – 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Sept. 9, 2011 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

September 8, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Koran P. Contreras, 21 – Lawndale, CA – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Douglas J. Jeffries Jr. – 20 Springville, CA – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2011
September 6, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Christophe J. Marquis, 40 – Tampa, FL – 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Sept. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany,of injuries sustained Aug. 27 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

September 5, 2011

Photobucket-James W. Coker, 59 – Mount Pleasant, SC – Civilian employee of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, temporarily assigned to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Afghanistan U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Coker worked for Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic, Norfolk, VA. Died Sept. 5, 2011 in Kabul, Afghanistan, while on temporary assignment.

September 3, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher J. Scott, 21 – Tyrone, NY – 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, KY. Died Sept. 3, 2011 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire.

September 2, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Chester G. Stoda, 32 – Black River Falls, WS – 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, TX. Died Sep. 2, from a non-combat related incident.

August 31, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Dennis James Jr., 21 – Deltona, FL – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, LA. Died Aug. 31,2011 from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Wardak province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Spc. Kevin R. Shumaker, 24 – Livermore, CA – 615th Military Police Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Shumaker was diagnosed with rabies on August 19, 2011, and died on August 31, 2011, in a U.S. hospital. Fort Drum officials said it was likely that he contracted rabies during a recent deployment in Afghanistan.

August 28, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Douglas J. Green, 23 – Sterling, VA – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Aug. 28,2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

Photobucket-Pfc. Alberto L. Obod Jr., 26 – Orlando, FL – 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, 21st Theater Sustainment Command, Bamberg, Germany. Died Aug. 28, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a vehicle roll-over.

August 27, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Michael C. Roberts, 23 – Watauga, Texas – 561st Military Police Company, 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, Fort Campbell, KY. Died Aug. 27,2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

August 25, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Devin J. Daniels, 22 – Kuna, ID – 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC. One of two Soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Aug. 25, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle using an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jesse W. Dietrich, 20 – Venus, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died Aug. 25, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brandon S. Mullins, 21 – Owensboro, Ky – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska. Died Aug. 25, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Sgt. Colby L. Richmond, 28 – Providence, NC – 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, NC. One of two Soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died Aug. 25, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their vehicle using an improvised explosive device.

August 24, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Andrew R. Tobin, 24 – Jacksonville, IL – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died Aug. 24, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.

August 23, 2011

Photobucket-1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25 – Duxbury, MA – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. Died Aug. 23, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

August 19, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20 – Kingston, NY – 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, AK. Died Aug. 19, 2011 in Zabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

August 18, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Travis M. Nelson, 19 – Pace, FL – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died Aug. 18, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

August 16, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Dennis G. Jensen, 21 – Vermillion, SD – 153rd Engineer Battalion, 196th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Sioux Falls, SD. Died Aug. 16, 2011 in Helmand province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua M. Seals, 21 – Porter, OK – 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Tulsa, OK. Died Aug. 16, 2011 in Paktia province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident.

August 14, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29 – Bagley, MN – 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade Grafenwoehr, Germany. One of two soldiers died Aug 14, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, while conducting vehicle recovery operations, and encountered a secondary explosion while dismounted.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Damon T. Leehan, 30 – Edmond, OK – 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma National Guard, Stillwater, OK. Died Aug. 14, 2011 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph A. Van Dreumel, 32 – Grand Rapids, MI – 1st Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade Grafenwoehr, Germany. One of two soldiers died Aug 14, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, while conducting vehicle recovery operations, and encountered a secondary explosion while dismounted.

August 13, 2011

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, 27 – Kingston, OK, Assigned to 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Stillwater, OK. Died Aug. 13, 2011 at Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

August 12, 2011

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Charles L. Price III, 40 – Milam, TX – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, CO. Died Aug. 12, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

August 11, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26 – Yonkers, NY – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of five soldiers that died Aug. 11, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

Photobucket-Spc. Jameel T. Freeman, 26 – Baltimore, MD. – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of five soldiers that died Aug. 11, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

Photobucket-Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19 – Cornelius, OR – 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Aug. 11 while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Marjah district, Helmand province, Afghanistan. Gallinger-Long was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, NC.

Photobucket-Spc. Patrick L. Lay II, 21 – Fletcher, NC – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of five soldiers that died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

Photobucket-Spc. Jordan M. Morris, 23 – Stillwater, OK – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of five soldiers that died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

Photobucket-Pfc. Rueben J. Lopez, 27 – Williams, CA – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. One of five soldiers that died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

August 10, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott, 23 – Manchester, NJ – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2011.

August 8, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Alessandro Leonard Plutino, 28 – Pitman, NJ – Company B, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Killed by enemy small-arms fire during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2011.

August 7, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Adan Gonzales Jr., 28 – Bakersfield, CA. – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. One of two Marines that died Aug. 7, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua J. Robinson, 29 – Omaha, NB – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA. One of two Marines that died Aug. 7, 2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

August 6, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Alexander J. Bennett, 24, – Tacoma, WA – 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, KS. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Darrik C. Benson, 28, – Angwin, CA – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Brian R. Bill, 31 – Stamford, CN – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. John W. Brown, 33, – Tallahassee, FL.- 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, NC. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Parachutist) Christopher G. Campbell, 36 – Jacksonville, NC – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer David R. Carter, 47 – Centennial, CO – 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Aurora, CO. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Information Systems Technician Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Jared W. Day, 28 – Taylorsville, UT – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Master-at-Arms Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) John Douangdara, 26 – South Sioux City, NB – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Spc. Spencer C. Duncan, 21 – Olathe, KN – 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), New Century, KS. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31 – Minneapolis, MN – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Sgt. Patrick D. Hamburger, 30 – Lincoln, NB – 2nd Battalion, 135th Aviation Regiment (General Support Aviation Battalion), Grand Island, NB. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Andrew W. Harvell, 26 – Long Beach, CA – 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, NC. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Kevin A. Houston, 35 – West Hyannisport, MA. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Lt. Cmdr. (SEAL) Jonas B. Kelsall, 32 – Shreveport, LA – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Master Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Louis J. Langlais, 44 – Santa Barbara, CA. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Matthew D. Mason, 37 – Kansas City, MO. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Stephen M. Mills, 35 – Fort Worth, TX. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Bryan Nichols, 31 – Kansas City, MO – Company B, 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, Army Reserve. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist/Diver) Nicholas H. Null, 30 – Washington, WV. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel J. Patron, 26 -Canton, OH – 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, NC. Died Aug. 6,2011 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jesse D. Pittman, 27 – Ukiah, CA – West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Senior Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Thomas A. Ratzlaff, 34 – Green Forest, AK. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Robert J. Reeves, 32 – Shreveport, LA. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) Heath M. Robinson, 34 – Detroit, MI – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Nicholas P. Spehar, 24 – Saint Paul, MN – West Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Cryptologist Technician (Collection) Petty Officer 1st Class (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist) Michael J. Strange, 25 – Philadelphia, PA – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL/Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist) Jon T. Tumilson, 35 – Rockford, IA. East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Aaron C. Vaughn, 30, – Stuart, FL – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technician Senior Chief Petty Officer (Expeditionary Warfare Specialist/Freefall Parachutist) Kraig M. Vickers 36, of Kokomo, HA – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit . Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class (SEAL) Jason R. Workman, 32, of Blanding, UT – East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Zerbe, 28, of York, PA. 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Field, NC. Died Aug. 6,2011 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed.

August 5, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Mark J. Downer, 23 – Warner Robins, Ga. – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, August 5, 2011, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel D. Gurr, 21 – Vernal, Utah – 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed by enemy fire while on patrol in Malozai, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Jinsu Lee, 34 – Chatsworth, California – 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 5, 2011.

August 4, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Anthony Del Mar Peterson, 24 -Chelsea, Oklahoma – 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Waid C. Ramsey, 41 -Red Bay, Alabama – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 20th Special Forces Group, Alabama Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2011.

August 3, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Cody G. Baker, 19 – Holton, Kansas – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Barun Rai, 24 – Silver Spring, Maryland – 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade. Died of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Gil I. Morales Del Valle, 21 – Jacksonville, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2011.

August 2, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kirk A. Owen, 37 – Sapulpa, Oklahoma – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in in the Lajah district of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on August 2, 2011.

August 1, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Leon H. Lucas Jr., 32 -Wilson, North Carolina – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2011.

July 31, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Patrick R. Dolphin, 29 -Moscow, Pennsylvania, USA 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile incident in Herat province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Dennis E. Kancler, 26 -Brecksville, Ohio – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile incident in Herat province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. William Benjamin Gross Paniagua, 28 -Daly City, California – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brice M. Scott, 22 Columbus, Georgia – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher M. Wrinkle, 29 -Dallastown, Pennsylvania – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile incident in Herat province, Afghanistan, on July 31, 2011.

July 29, 2011

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Jered Wayne Ewy, 33 -Edmond, Oklahoma – Company B, 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in Janak Kheyl, Paktia province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Augustus James Vicari, 22 -Broken Arrow, Oklahoma – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 279th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted patrol in Janak Kheyl, Paktia province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2011.

July 21, 2011

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson July 21, 2011 36 Canyon Lake, Texas, USA Special operations team member assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 21, 2011

July 19, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. James M. Christen, 29 – Loomis, California – 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jacob Molina, 27 – Houston, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2011.

July 18, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Omar A. Jones, 28 – Crook, Colorado – 126th Chemical Battalion, 92nd Troop Command, Nebraska Army National Guard. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Balkh province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward W. Koehler, 47 -Lebanon, Pennsylvania – 131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Brian K. Mowery, 49 -Halifax, Pennsylvania – 131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kenneth R. VanGiesen, 30 -Kane, Pennsylvania – 131st Transportation Company, 213th Area Support Group, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2011.

July 17, 2011

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Kenneth B. Elwell, 33 -Holland, Pennsylvania – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Tyler M. Springmann, 19 -Hartland, Maine – 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jabari N. Thompson, 22 -Brooklyn, New York – 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on July 17, 2011, in Germany of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2011.

July 16, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Raphael R. Arruda, 21 Ogden, Utah – 416th Theater Engineer Command, Army Reserve. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Frank R. Gross, 25 – Oldsmar, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 504th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died July 16, 2011 at Kandahar province, Afghanistan of wounds sustained at Khost province, Afghanistan when a roadside bomb explosion caused a military vehicle roll-over.

July 15, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Christopher L. Camero, 19 – Kailua Kona, Hawaii – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on July 15, 2011, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Wyatt A Goldsmith, 28 – Colville, Washington – Company A, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. Died at Camp Bastion Hospital, Afghanistan of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenade fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Lex L. Lewis, 40 – Rapid City, South Dakota -1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Farah province, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2011.

July 14, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Jeremy R. Summers, 27 – Mount Olivet, Kentucky – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died on July 14, 2011, after enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 13.

July 12, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Robert S. Greniger, 21 – Greenfield, Minnesota – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force . Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Seaman Aaron D. Ullom,20 – Midland, Michigan – Navy corpsman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting a dismounted patrol in the Now Zad district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2011.

July 10, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Norberto Mendez Hernandez, 22 – Logan, Utah – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Rafael A. Nieves Jr., 22 – Albany, New York – Company B, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2011.

July 9, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Terryl L. Pasker, 39 – Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Company B, 334th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard Pasker was conducting a mounted patrol in Panjshir province, Afghanistan, when an Afghan National Directorate Security officer stopped his vehicle and opened fire, killing Pasker and a civilian in the vehicle, on July 9, 2011. Another U.S. soldier immediately opened fire on the security officer and killed him.

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher P. Soderlund, 23 – Pineville, Louisiana – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with rocket-propelled grenade fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2011.

July 7, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Thomas J. Dodds Dudley, 29 – Tega Cay, South Carolina – Marine Air Group 26, 2nd Marine Air Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 7, 2011.

July 5, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Nicanor Amper IV,36 – San Jose, California – A Troop, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in the Shemal district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Jordan C. Schumann, 24 – Port Saint Lucie, Florida – 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Preston J. Suter, 22 – Sandy, Utah – 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton, 28 – Battle Creek, Michigan, USA 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2011.

July 4, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael J. Garcia,27 – Bossier City, Louisiana – 705th Ordnance Company, 63rd Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group, 20th Support Command. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2011.

July 1, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. James Allen Waters,21 – Cloverdale, Indiana – Company D, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Sartak in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 1, 2011.

June 30, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27 Maplewood, Minnesota -1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Kyle R. Schneider, 23 Phoenix, New York – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2011.

June 28, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. John Felix Farias, 20 – New Braunfels, Texas – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Mark R. Goyet, 22 – Sinton, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Donald V. Stacy, 23 – Avondale, Arizona – Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2011.

June 27, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Michael C. Nolen, 22 – Spring Valley, Wisconsin – 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2011.

June 26, 2011

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Daniel L. Douville, 33 – Harvey, Louisiana – 96th Civil Engineer Squadron, 96th Civil Engineer Group, 96th Air Base Wing. Died as a result of injuries suffered when a roadside bomb detonated on the border of the Nad-e Ali district in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Kevin J. Hilaman, 28 – Albany, California – 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2011.

June 25, 2011

Photobucket-Seaman Marlon E. Myrie, 25 Oakland Park, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2011.

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Ralph E. Pate Jr., 29 – Mullins, South Carolina – 2nd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2011.

June 24, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Nicholas C. D. Hensley, 28 – Prattville, Alabama – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died June 24, 2011, in Landstuhl, Germany from injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 15.

June 22, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Levi E. Nuncio, 24 – Harrisonburg, Virginia – 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Gurpreet Singh, 21 – Antelope, California – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2011.

June 21, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jared C. Verbeek, 22 Visalia, California – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died from wounds received from a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2011.

June 20, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. James W. Harvey II, 23 Toms River, New Jersey – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Joshua L. Jetton, 21 Sebring, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Gustavo A. Rios-Ordonez, 25 Englewood, Ohio – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2011.

June 19, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Josue Ibarra, 21 – Midland, Texas – 1st Battalion, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 19, 2011.

June 18, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Alvin A. Boatwright, 33 – Lodge, South Carolina – 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers that died of injuries suffered during a vehicle roll-over accident in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward F. Dixon III, 37 – Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri – 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers that died of injuries suffered during a vehicle roll-over accident in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Alan L. Snyder, 28 – Worcester, Massachusetts – 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers that died of injuries suffered during a vehicle roll-over accident in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Tyler R. Kreinz, 21 – Beloit, Wisconsin – 4th Battalion, 70th Armor Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers that died of injuries suffered during a vehicle roll-over accident in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brian J. Backus, 21 – Saginaw Township, Michigan, USA 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2011.

June 17, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Scott D. Smith,36 – Indianapolis, Indiana – 81st Troop Command, Indiana Army National Guard. Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident at Khost province, Afghanistan, on June 17, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Mark A. Bradley, 25 – Cuba, New York – 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died June 16 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

June 15, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt. Ryan Jeffrey Larson,19 – Friendship, Wisconsin – 1st Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when his Stryker vehicle hit a roadside bomb while on mounted patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2011.

June 14, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jeremy Andrew Katzenberger, 26 – Weatherby Lake, Missouri – Company B, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Killed by direct fire from enemy forces during a heavy firefight while conducting combat operations in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Eric D. Soufrine, 20 – Woodbridge, Connecticut – 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2011.

June 12, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Sean M. N. O’Connor, 22, of Douglas, Wyoming -1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died June 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joshua B. McDaniels, 21 – Dublin, Ohio – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died June 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

June 11, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jason D. Hill, 20 – Poway, California – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died June 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Capt. Michael W. Newton, 30 – Newport News, Virginia – Service Battery, 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany. Died June 11 at Faryab province, Afghanistan,of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

June 9, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Nicholas S. O’Brien, 21 – Stanley, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 201.

Photobucket-Cpl. Matthew T. Richard, 21 – Acadia Parish, Louisiana – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on June 9, 2011.

June 7, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. William J. Woitowicz, 23 – Middlesex, Massachusetts – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. Died while conducting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2011.

June 6, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Joseph M. Garrison, 27 – New Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2011.

June 5, 2011

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Bradley J. Gaudet,31 – Gladewater, Texas – Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa helicopter crashed in the Sabari district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant OfficerR. Kenneth White, 35 Fort Collins, Colorado – 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58D Kiowa helicopter crashed in the Sabari district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2011.

June 4, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua David Powell, 28 – Quitman, Texas – 164th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their mounted patrol was attacked with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher Roger Bell, 21 – Golden, Mississippi – 164th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their mounted patrol was attacked with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Devin Arielle Snyder, 20 Cohocton, New York – 164th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their mounted patrol was attacked with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Robert Lee Voakes Jr., 21 L’Anse, Michigan – 164th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their mounted patrol was attacked with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2011.

June 3, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Paul W. Zanowick II, 23 – Miamisburg, Ohio – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2011.

June 2, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Jeffrey C. S. Sherer, 29 – Four Oaks, North Carolina- 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 2, 2011.

May 31, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Richard C. Emmons III, 22 – North Granby, Connecticut – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Logar province, Afghanistan, on May 31, 2011.

May 30, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Anthony M. Nunn,19 – Burnet, Texas – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb while on dismounted patrol in the Nikeh district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2011.

May 29, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Martin Ramon Apolinar , 28 – Glendale, Arizona – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb while on mounted patrol in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Joseph William Schultz, 36 – Port Angeles, Washington – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb while on mounted patrol in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Aaron Joseph Blasjo, 25 – Riverside, California – Group Support Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb while on mounted patrol in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2011.

May 28, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Peter J. Clore,23 – New Philadelphia, Ohio – 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Adam S. Hamilton,22 – Kent, Ohio – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Haji Ruf, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2011.

May 27, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. John C. Johnson,28 – Phoenix, Arizona – Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle with recoilless rifle fire and rocket-propelled grenades as it traveled in a convoy in the Nalgham area of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 27, 2011.

May 26, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Thomas A. Bohall, 25 – Bel Aire, Kansas – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Joseph J. Hamski, 28 -Ottumwa, Iowa – 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, 52nd Mission Support Group, 52nd Fighter Wing. One of two airmen killed along with six soldiers when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Edward D. Mills Jr., 29 – New Castle, Pennsylvania – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Adam J. Patton, 21 – Port Orchard, Washington – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Ergin V. Osman, 35 – Jacksonville, North Carolina – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-1st Lt. John M. Runkle, 27 -West Salem, Ohio – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Kristoffer M. Solesbee, 32 Citrus Heights, California – 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, 75th Civil Engineer Group, 75th Air Base Wing. One of two airmen killed along with six soldiers when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Christopher R. Thibodeau, 28 Chesterland, Ohio – 1st Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade. Died of injuries sustained when his AH-64D Apache attack helicopter crashed during combat operations in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Louie A. Ramos Velazquez, 39 Camuy, Puerto Rico – 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of six soldiers killed along with two airmen when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Shorabak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2011.

May 23, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt. Thomas C. Allers, 23 – Plainwell, Michigan – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. William S. Blevins, 21 – Sardinia, Ohio – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Pvt. Andrew M. Krippner, 20 Garland, Texas – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kristofferson B. Lorenzo, 33 Chula Vista, California – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2011.

May 18, 2011

Photobucket-Spc.Brandon M. Kirton, 25 – Centennial, Colorado – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire and mortar rounds in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 18, 2011.

May 16, 2011

Photobucket-Pvt.Lamarol Jerome Tucker, 26 – Gainesville, Florida – 73rd Engineer Company, Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated in Spin Ghbarga, Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc.Bradley Louis Melton, 29 – Rolla, Missouri – 73rd Engineer Company, Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated in Spin Ghbarga, Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Pvt.Cheizray Pressley, 21 – North Charleston, South Carolina – 73rd Engineer Company, Brigade Troops Battalion, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated in Spin Ghbarga, Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.David D. Self, 29 – Pearl, Mississippi – Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated in Spin Ghbarga, Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 16, 2011.

May 15, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Brian D. Riley Jr., 24 – Longwood, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2011.

May 14, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt.Robert C. Schlote,26 – Norfolk, Nebraska – 195th Forward Support Company, Nebraska Army National Guard. Died while on leave from Afghanistan from a non-combat related medical illness at Methodist Hosptital in Omaha, Nebraska, on May 14, 2011.

May 13, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Amaru Aguilar, 26 – Miami, Florida – 4th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Died of wounds suffered when his unit encountered small-arms fire in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 13, 2011.

May 12, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt.Kevin B. Balduf, 27 – Nashville, Tennessee – 8th Communications Battalion, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed when an Afghan police officer opened fire in a police compound in southwestern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Benjamin J. Palmer,43 – Modesto, California – Marine Wing Headquarters Squadron 2, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed when an Afghan police opened fire in a police compound in southwestern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2011.

May 10, 2011

Photobucket-1st Lt. Demetrius M. Frison, 26 – Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Khost province, Afghanistan, on May 10, 2011.

May 9, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt.Ken K. Hermogino, 30 – Edwards Air Force Base, California – 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related vehicle accident in Herat province, Afghanistan, on May 9, 2011.

May 4, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Riley Sheridan Spaulding, 21 – Sheridan, Texas – Company C, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 4, 2011.

May 2, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Kevin Wilson White, 22 – Westfield, New York – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2011.

April 28, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Preston J. Dennis, 23 Redding, California – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew D. Hermanson, 22 Appleton, Wisconsin – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms-fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on April 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Ronald D. Freeman, 25 Plant City, Florida – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 28, 2011.

April 27, 2011

Photobucket-Maj. David L. Brodeur,34 Auburn, Massachusetts – 11th Air Force, deployed as an advisor to the Afghan Command and Control Center under NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Maj. Philip D. Ambard, 44 Edmonds, Washington – U.S. Air Force Academy professor deployed with the 460th Space Communications Squadron One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Maj. Jeffrey O. Ausborn, 41 Gadsden, Alabama – 99th Flying Training Squadron, 12th Operations Group, 12th Flying Training Wing, deployed to the 438th Air Expeditionary Wing One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Tara R. Brown, 33 Deltona, Florida – Air Force Office of Special Investigations One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Maj. Raymond G. Estelle II, 40 – New Haven, Connecticut, USA Headquarters, Air Combat Command One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jonathan M. Villanueva, 19 Jacksonville, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms-fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Nathan J. Nylander, 35 Hockley, Texas – 25th Operational Weather Squadron, 612th Air Operations Group One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Frank D. Bryant Jr., 37 Knoxville, Tennessee – 56th Operations Group, 56th Fighter Wing One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Charles A. Ransom, 31 Midlothian, Virginia – 83rd Network Operations Squadron, 26th Network Operations Group, 67th Network Warfare Wing One of eight airmen killed when a disgruntled Afghan Air Force officer opened fire at Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on April 27, 2011.

April 24, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. David P. Day, 26 – Gaylord, Michigan – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. Died of wounds received in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Bradley S. Hughes, 41 Newark, Ohio – 528th Sustainment Brigade. Died of a non-combat incident in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joe M. Jackson, 22 – White Swan, Washington – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2011.

April 23, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Franklin Bitner, 37 – Greencastle, Pennsylvania – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb while on patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Sean T. Callahan, 23 Warrenton, Virginia – USA 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Dominic J. Ciaramitaro, 19 South Lyon, Michigan – 3rd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. James Alan Justice, 32 Grimes, Iowa – A Troop, 1st Squadron, 113th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard. Killed when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire during rescue operations of a U.S. Army OH-58 Kiowa Warrior helicopter crew who were injured when their aircraft made a hard landing in the Alah Say district of Kapisa province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2011.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Terry L. Varnadore II, 29 – Hendersonville, North Carolina – 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when his helicopter went down due to an undetermined cause in the Alah Say district of Kapisa province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2011

April 22, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. John Paul Castro, 25 – Andrews, Texas – Company D, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small-arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Joshua M. McClimans, 30 – Akron, Ohio – 848th Forward Surgical Team, Army Reserve. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost province, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2011.

April 19, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. John F. Kihm, 19 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died as a result of a non-battle related injury in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2011.

April 16, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph B. Cemper, 21 – Warrensburg, Missouri – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed in a suicide attack by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Capt. Charles E. Ridgley Jr., 40 – Baltimore, Maryland, USA 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of five soldiers killed in a suicide attack by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Linda L. Pierre, 28 – Immokalee, Florida – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed in a suicide attack by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Paul J. Atim, 27 – Green Bay, Wisconsin – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Cynthia Renea Taylor, 39 – Columbus, Georgia – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed in a suicide attack by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Charles Lewis Adkins, 36 – Sandusky, Ohio – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed in a suicide attack by an Afghan National Army soldier at Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Charles J. Wren, 25 – Beeville, Texas – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Joel A. Ramirez, 22 – Waxahachie, Texas – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, on April 16, 2011.

April 15, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph Alan Kennedy, 25 – St. Paul, Minnesota, USA Company D, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Sini, Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2011.

April 13, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Donald Lee Nichols, 21 – Shell Rock, Iowa – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when his Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected All-Terrain Vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the Mehtar Lam district of Laghman province, Afghanistan, on April 13, 2011.

April 11, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Brent Matthew Maher, 31 – Council Bluffs, Iowa – Company B, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard. Killed when the Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle in which he was the gunner was struck by a roadside bomb during a mounted patrol in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2011.

April 10, 2011

Photobucket-staff Sgt. Jose Manuel Caraballo Pietri, 32 – Yauco, Puerto Rico – Battery C, 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Ghormach district of Badghis province, Afghanistan, on April 10, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc.Brandon Thomas Pickering, 21 – Fort Thomas, Kentucky – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died on April 10, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire and a rocket-propelled grenade in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on April 8.

April 7, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Keith T. Buzinski, 26 – Daytona Beach, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on April 7, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jason A. Rogers, 28 – Brandon, Mississippi, USA 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 7, 2011.

April 6, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Smith, 26 – Arlington, Texas- 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Killed along with a Navy corpsman in a friendly fire incident during a dismounted patrol northeast of Patrol Base Alcatraz in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 6, 2011.

Photobucket-Seaman Benjamin D. Rast, 23 – Niles, Michigan – Navy corpsman assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve Killed along with a Marine in a friendly fire incident during a dismounted patrol northeast of Patrol Base Alcatraz in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 6, 2011.

April 4, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael S. Lammerts, 26 – Tonawanda, New York – Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when an individual in an Afghan Border Police uniform opened fire on them in an Afghan Border Police compound in the Maymana district of Faryab province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Scott H. Burgess, 32 – Franklin, Texas, USA Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when an individual in an Afghan Border Police uniform opened fire on them in an Afghan Border Police compound in the Maymana district of Faryab province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2011.

April 3, 2011

Photobucket-1st Lt.Robert F. Welch III, 26 Denton, Texas – Company B, 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his base with indirect fire in Khost province, Afghanistan, on April 3, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Harry Lew, 21 Santa Clara, California – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 3, 2011.

March 31, 2011

Photobucket- Spc. Dennis Cullen Poulin, 26 – Cumberland, Rhode Island – Headquarters and Headquarters Company – 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts Army National Guard. Died on March 31, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when his Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle rolled over in the Tsowkey district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 28.

March 29, 2011

Photobucket- Spc. Dustin James Feldhaus, 20 Glendale, Arizona – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers that died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a joint U.S.-Afghan operation in the Sarkani and Marawara districts of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Photobucket- Spc. Jameson Lynn Lindskog, 23 – Pleasanton, California, USA Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small-arms fire in the Sarkani district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Photobucket- Pfc. Jeremy Pat Faulkner, 23 Griffin, Georgia – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Killed when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Sarkani district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Frank Edward Adamski III, 26 Moosup, Connecticut – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small-arms fire during a joint U.S.-Afghan operation in the Sarkani district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Bryan Allan Burgess, 29 – Cleburne, Texas – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers that died at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during a joint U.S.-Afghan operation in the Sarkani and Marawara districts of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Ofren Arrechaga – 28 Hialeah, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with small-arms fire in Sarkani district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2011.

March 26, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Justin D. Ross, 22 – Green Bay, Wisconsin – 863rd Engineer Battalion, 372nd Engineer Brigade, Army Reserve. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2011.

March 22, 2011

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st Class Vincent A. Filpi III, 41 – Fort Walton Beach, Florida – Assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise as an aviation ordnanceman. Filpi was found dead as a result of a non-combat related incident aboard the USS Enterprise in the Arabian Sea on March 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua S. Gire, 28 – Chillicothe, Ohio – 541st Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc.Michael C. Mahr, 26 – Homosassa, Florida – 541st Engineer Company, 54th Engineer Battalion, 18th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb, rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2011.

March 20, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. James M. Malachowski, 25 – Westminster, Maryland – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 20, 2011.

March 19, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Rudy Alexander Acosta, 19 – Canyon Country, California – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment. One of two soldiers killed when they were allegedly shot with small-arms fire by an individual from a military security group in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 19, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Mecolus Chevette McDaniel, 33 – Fort Hood, Texas – A Troop, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in the Shamul district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on March 19, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl.Donald Ray Mickler Jr, 29 – Bucyrus, Ohio – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment. One of two soldiers killed when they were allegedly shot with small-arms fire by an individual from a military security group in the Shah Wali Kot district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 19, 2011.

March 18, 2011

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Jamal H. Bowers, 41 – Raleigh, North Carolina – 6th Battalion, 4th Military Information Support Group. Died as a result of a non-combat related incident at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti on March 18, 2011.

March 17, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Christopher Steele Meis, 20 – Bennett, Colorado – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 17, 2011.

March 16, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Travis Martin Tompkins, 31 – Lawton, Oklahoma – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died on March 16, 2011, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket- propelled grenade on March 15 in Logar province, Afghanistan.

March 14, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Valeri Verskiani, UA, Kutaisi, Georgia – 32nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade. Died on March 14, 2011, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany of wounds sustained in an explosion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 5, 2011.

March 12, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park, 36 – Lacey, Washington – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. Died after his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the vicinity of Kajran, Daykundi in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Arturo Emmanuel Rodriguez, 19 – Bellflower, California – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died after being struck by small-arms fire while on dismounted patrol in the Giyan district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2011.

March 11, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Andrew Martin Harper, 19 – Maidsville, West Virginia – Company C, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 11, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Ian M. Muller, 22 – Danville, Vermont – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 11, 2011.

March 10, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt .Eric S. Trueblood, 27 – Alameda, California – 391st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 10, 2011.

March 9, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Loren Miles Buffalo, 20 – Mountain Pine, Arkansas – B Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 9, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Andrew P. Wade, 22 – Antioch, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division . Died as a result of a non-combat related incident in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on March 9, 2011.

March 8, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. Kalin C. Johnson, 19 – Lexington, South Carolina – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment . Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 8, 2001.

March 5, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Mark Christopher Wells, 31 – San Jose, California – 74th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 303rd Ordnance Battalion, 45th Sustainment Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 5, 2011.

March 4, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Jordan Robert Stanton, 20 – Rancho Santa Margarita, California – 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 4, 2011.

March 3, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Jason Michael Weaver, 22 – Anaheim, California – 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 3, 2011.

March 2, 2011

Photobucket-Senior Airman Nicholas Jerome Alden, 25 – Williamston, South Carolina – 48th Security Forces Squadron, 48th Mission Support Group, 48th Fighter Wing. Alden was killed when a man opened fire on a group of U.S. airmen on a bus at Frankfurt International Airport in Germany, on March 2, 2011. The bus was transporting a 15-member security forces team from the airport to Ramstein Air Base before deploying to Afghanistan. The bus driver, Airman 1st Class Zachary R. Cuddeback, also died of gunshot wounds.

February 28, 2011

Photobucket-Pfc. David Richard Fahey Jr., 23 – Norwalk, Connecticut – 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Rudolph Ryan Hizon, 22 – Los Angeles, California – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Charkh Bazaar, Logar province, Afghanistan, on February 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Chauncy Ryan Mays, 25 – Cookville, Texas – 705th Ordnance Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Saydabad district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, on February 28, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher Glenn Stark, 22 – Monett, Missouri – 705th Ordnance Company, 63rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Battalion, 20th Support Command. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Saydabad district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, on February 28, 2011.

February 27, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Kristopher J. Gould, 25 – Saginaw, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on February 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Brian Tabada, 21 – Las Vegas, Nevada -Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his mounted patrol with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in the Darah-Ye district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on February 27, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl. Andrew Charles Wilfahrt, 31 – Rosemount, Minnesota – 552nd Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb near a checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 27, 2011 .

February 22, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Johnathan Wesley Taylor, 23 – Homosassa, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Diedwhile conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 22, 2011.

February 21, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert Curtis Sisson Jr., 29 – Aliquippa, Pennsylvania – Company A, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division . Died in a non-combat related incident in Saryah Kalach, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2011.

February 20, 2011

Photobucket-1st Lt. Daren Miguel Hidalgo, 24 – Waukesha, Wisconsin – A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2011.

February 19, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Andrew P. Carpenter, 27 – Columbia, Tennessee – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on February 19, 2011, in Germany of wounds received when he was shot in the neck during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 14, 2011.

February 18, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew J. Deyoung, 26 – Talent, Oregon – 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 18, 2011.

February 17, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Bradley C. Hart, 25 – Perrysburg, Ohio – Special Operations Logistics Support Element, U.S. Army Special Operations Command . Died of injuries sustained in a non combat incident at Camp Lemonnier in Djibouti, Africa, on February 17, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc.Jonathan A. Pilgeram, 22 – Great Falls, Montana – Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in the Ghaziabad district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on February 17, 2011.

February 8, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Nathan Brock Carse, 32 – Harrod, Ohio – 595th Sapper Company, 2nd Engineer Battalion, 176th Engineer Brigade. Killed when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 8, 2011.

February 7, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Patrick Ryan Carroll, 25 – Norwalk, Ohio – Headquarters Company, 319th Military Intelligence Battalion, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died of wounds sustained when a suicide bomber attacked his unit in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 7, 2011.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Aaron M. Swanson, 21 – Jamestown, New York – Company I, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 7, 2011.

February 5, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Lucas Todd Pyeatt, 24 – West Chester, Ohio – 2nd Radio Battalion, Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations near Kajaki in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 5, 2011.

February 1, 2011

Photobucket-Spc. Ryan Anthony Gartner, 23 – Dumont, New Jersey – Company A, 201st Military Intelligence Battalion, 470th Military Intelligence Brigade. Died of wounds sustained in a non-combat incident in Bagram, Afghanistan, on February 1, 2011.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira, 27 – Davie, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb near their unit in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2010.

January 31, 2011

Photobucket- Spc.Omar Soltero, 28 – San Antonio, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on January 31, 2011.

January 29, 2011

Photobucket- Spc.Joshua Ross Campbell, 22 – Bennett, Colorado – 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb 10 miles northeast of Forward Operating Base Budwan, located north of Gereshk, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2011.

Photobucket- pc. Shawn Andrew Muhr, 26 – Coon Rapids, Iowa – 546th Transportation Company, 82nd Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Sustainment Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb 10 miles northeast of Forward Operating Base Budwan, located north of Gereshk, in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2011.

January 28, 2011

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Anthony Venetz Jr., 30 – Long Island, New York – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. – Sgt. 1st Class Jr. 30 of , Va., Fort Bragg, N.C. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident at Bagram Airfield in Parwan province, Afghanistan, on January 28, 2011.

January 25 2011

Photobucket- Tech. Sgt. Leslie D. Williams, 36 – Juneau, Alaska – 4th Maintenance Group, 4th Fighter Wing. Died due to a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on January 25, 2011.

January 20, 2011

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason G. Amores, 29 – Lehigh Acres, Florida – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 20, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Amy R. Sinkler, 23 – Chadbourn, North Carolina – 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in Baghlan province, Afghanistan, on January 20, 2011.

January 19, 2011

Photobucket-Dominique Cruz, 26 – Panama City, Florida – Assigned to the guided missile destroyer USS Halsey. Cruz was found during search and rescue operations in the Gulf of Oman, about 75 miles east of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, on January 19, 2011. Search operations began after she did not report to watch duty and was declared missing on January 18.

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua Trevyn Lancaster, 22 – Millbrook, Alabama – 723rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked Kandahar Airfield with indirect fire in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2011.

January 17, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Joseph C. Whitehead, 22 – Axis, Alabama – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 17, 2011.

January 12, 2011

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Omar Aceves, 30 – El Paso, Texas – 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division . One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. Zainah C. Creamer, 28 – Texarkana, Texas – 212th Military Police Detachment, Fort Belvoir Headquaters Battalion. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Cpl.Jarrid L. King, 20 – Erie, Pennsylvania – 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Maj. Evan J. Mooldyk, 47 – Ranch Murieto, California – 19th Sustainment Command, 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Army Reserve. Died in a non-combat related incident in Khost province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc.Benjamin G. Moore, 23 – Robbinsville, New Jersey – 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Zachary Steven Salmon, 21 – Harrison, Ohio – A Troop, 1st Battalion, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Nari district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on January 12, 2011.

January 7, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joseph R. Giese, 24 – Winder, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force . Died when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 7, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Ethan C. Hardin, 25 – Fayetteville, Arkansas – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on January 7, 2011.

Photobucket-Pfc. Ira B. Laningham IV, 22 – Zapata, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on January 7, 2011.

Pfc. Robert J. Near, 21 – Granger, Washington – Company C, 86th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on January 7, 2011. Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on January 7, 2011.

January 5, 2011

Photobucket- Sgt.Eric M. Nettleton, 26 – Wichita, Kansas – 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Dehjawz-e Hasanzay, Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on January 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Robert W. Pharris, 48 – Seymour, Missouri – gri-Business Development Team IV, Missouri Army National GuardA . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit during convoy operations with a roadside bomb in the Khugyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on January 5, 2011.

Photobucket-Spc. Christian Joseph Romig, 24 – Kenner, Louisiana – A Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit during convoy operations with a roadside bomb in the Khugyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on January 5, 2011.

January 2, 2011

Photobucket-Cpl. Jacob A. Tate, 21 – Columbus, Ohio – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died after a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 2, 2011.

January 1, 2011

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Maung P. Htaik, 20 – Hagerstown, Maryland – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 1, 2011.

December 31, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Michael J. Beckerman, 25 – Ste. Genevieve, Missouri – 2nd Brigade Support Troop Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 31, 2010.

December 28, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl.Tevan L. Nguyen, 21 – Hutto, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2010.

December 27, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Garrett Anderson Misener, 25 – Cordova, Tennessee – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died after a roadside bomb exploded during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2010.

December 24, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Kenneth A. Corzine, 23 – Bethalto, Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died on December 24, 2010, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds received during combat operations in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2010.

December 21, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.William Harry Crouse IV, 22 – Woodruff, South Carolina – USA 1st Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb explosion during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2010.

December 19, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Conrado D. Javier Jr., 19 – Marina, California – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2010.

December 18, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Eric M. Torbert Jr., 25 – Lancaster, Pennsylvania – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died after a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 18, 2010.

December 17, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jose L. Maldonado,21 -Mathis, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 17, 2010.

December 15, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Sean R. Cutsforth, 22 – Radford, Virginia – Company C, 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Justin E. Schmalstieg,28 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2010.

December 14, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jose A. Hernandez, 19 – West Palm Beach, Florida – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 14, 2010.

December 12, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Sean M. Collins,25 – Ewa Beach, Hawaii – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Patrick D. Deans, 22 – Orlando, Florida -Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl. Willie A. McLawhorn Jr., 23 – Conway, North Carolina – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Kenneth E. Necochea Jr., 21 – San Diego, California – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Derek T. Simonetta, 21 – Redwood City, California – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Jorge E. Villacis, 24 – Sunrise, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an insurgent drove a minibus packed with an estimated 1,000 pounds of explosives past a security checkpoint and then detonated next to a small building at a newly established combat outpost, causing it to collapse on the soldiers, in Howz-e Madad, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2010.

December 11, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Ethan L. Goncalo, 21 – Fall River, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 181st Infantry Regiment, Massachusetts Army National Guard Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on December 11, 2010.

December 10, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Stacy A. Green, 34 – Alexander City, Alabama – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 10, 2010.

December 8, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. James A. Ayube II, 25 – Salem, Massachusetts – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment One of two soldiers killed when an insurgent attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Balkh province, Afghanistan, on December 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Michael E. Geary, 20 – Derry, New Hampshire – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Kelly J. Mixon, 23 – Yulee, Florida – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment One of two soldiers killed when an insurgent attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Balkh province, Afghanistan, on December 8, 2010.

December 7, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason D. Peto, 31 – Vancouver, Washington – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died on December 7, 2010, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, from wounds received during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2010.

December 6, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Colton W. Rusk, 20 – Orange Grove, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 6, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl. Derek A. Wyatt, 25 – Akron, Ohio – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 6, 2010.

December 5, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Nicholas J. Aleman, 24 Brooklyn, New York USA Marine Corps reservist assigned to Deployment Processing Command-East. Killed along with a U.S. soldier when a roadside bomb detonated at a bazaar near an International Security Assistance Force operating base in the Gardez district of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2010.

Photobucket-Pvt. John Howard December 5, 2010 23 Wellington, New Zealand Company B, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, attached to Brigade Reconnaissance Force, 16 Air Assault Brigade Howard was killed when he was shot during a patrol six miles (10 km) southwest of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2010. An investigation is being conducted as the British Ministry of Defense said his death may have been the result of friendly fire.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jason A. Reeves, 32 Odessa, Texas 2nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade. Killed along with a U.S. Marine when a roadside bomb detonated at a bazaar near an International Security Assistance Force operating base in the Gardez district of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2010.

December 3, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Lucas C. Scott, 20 Peebles, Ohio USA 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 3, 2010.

December 2, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew T. Abbate, 26 Honolulu, Hawaii 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on December 2, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class James E. Thode, 45 Kirtland, New Mexico – 1457th Engineer Battalion, 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Utah Army National Guard. Killed when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Sabari district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on December 2, 2010.

December 1, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Chad S. Wade, 22 – Bentonville, Arkansas – 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2010.

November 30, 2010

Photobucket-1st Lt. Scott F. Milley, 23 – Sudbury, Massachusetts – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on November 30, 2010.

November 29, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Jacob Alexander Gassen, 21 – Beaver Dam, Wisconsin – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Barry Edward Jarvis, 36 – Tell City, Indiana, USA 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Pvt. Buddy Wendall McLain, 24 – Mexico, Maine – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Curtis Allen Oakes, 29 -Athens, Ohio – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Matthew Wayne Ramsey, 20 Quartz Hill, California, USA 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Austin Garrett Staggs, 19 – Senoia, Georgia – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of six soldiers killed when an Afghan border policeman opened fire on them during a training mission at Combat Outpost Lonestar in the Pachir Wa Agam district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 29, 2010.

November 27, 2010
Photobucket-Pvt. Enlisted Grade 2 Devon Jemail Harris, 24 – Mesquite, Texas – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade in the Sayed Abad district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2010.

November 25, 2010

Photobucket-1st Lt. William James Donnelly IV, 27 – Picayune, Mississippi – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 25, 2010.

November 24, 2010
Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Ardenjoseph Ayuson Buenagua, 19 – San Jose, California – Company D, 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2010.

November 22, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Sean Michael Flannery, 29 – Wyomissing, Pennsylvania – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the village of Ghotamudkha, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. William Kyle Middleton, 26 – Norfolk, Virginia – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the village of Ghotamudkha, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2010.

November 20, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. David S. Robinson, 25 – Fort Smith, Arkansas – 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related accident in Qalat, Afghanistan, on November 20, 2010.

November 19, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason T. Smith, 28 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – Explosive Ordnance Disposal Branch, Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron, Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 19, 2010.

November 17, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Justin Eric Culbreth, 26 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – Company D, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds after being struck by a roadside bomb in the Panjwayi district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Kyle M. Holder, 18 – Conroe, Texas – C Troop, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on November 17, 2010.

November 16, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Javier O. Ortiz Rivera, 26 – Rochester, New York – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanis tan, on November 16, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kevin Matthew Pape, 30 – Fort Wayne, Indiana – Company C, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died of wounds suffered in a heavy firefight with a large number of Taliban in rugged terrain in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 16, 2010.

November 15, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David P. Senft, 27 – Grass Valley, California – Company B, 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on November 15, 2010.

November 14, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Shane Hasan Ahmed, 31 – Chesterfield, Michigan – Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed during a six-hour firefight that began when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire during an operation to clear out Taliban militants and weapons caches near the Pech River in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Nathan Edward Lillard, 26 – Knoxville, Tennessee – Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed during a six-hour firefight that began when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire during an operation to clear out Taliban militants and weapons caches near the Pech River in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Scott Thomas Nagorski, 27 – Greenfield, Wisconsin – Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed during a six-hour firefight that began when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire during an operation to clear out Taliban militants and weapons caches near the Pech River in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Jesse Adam Snow, 25 – Fairborn, Ohio – Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed during a six-hour firefight that began when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire during an operation to clear out Taliban militants and weapons caches near the Pech River in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Christian Michael Warriner, 19 – Mills River, North Carolina – Company A, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed during a six-hour firefight that began when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire during an operation to clear out Taliban militants and weapons caches near the Pech River in the Watahpur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2010.

November 13, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Jacob R. Carver, 20 – Freeman, Missouri – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb near their unit in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Jacob C. Carroll, 20 – Clemmons, North Carolina – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb near their unit in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Juan L. Rivadeneira, 27 – Davie, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of three soldiers killed when an insurgent suicide bomber detonated a vest bomb near their unit in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2010.

November 12, 2010

Photobucket-Senior Airman Andrew S. Bubacz, 23 – Dalzell, South Carolina – 97th Communications Squadron, 97th Mission Support Group, 97th Air Mobility Wing, assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Nuristan. Died after sustaining head injuries while maintaining a communications tower at a forward operating base in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, on November 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Shannon Chihuahua, 25 – Thomasville, Georgia – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in the Wataphur district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 12, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl. Shawn D. Fannin, 32 – Wheelersburg, Ohio – 404th Aviation Support Battalion, 4th Combat Aviation Brigade. Died in a non-combat related incident in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on November 12, 2010.

November 10, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward Hubalek Bolen, 25 Chittenango, New York – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire and a roadside bomb near Forward Operating Base Charkh in Logar province, Afghanistan, on November 10, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.James B. Stack, 20 – Arlington Heights, Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on November 10, 2010.

November 9, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Dakota R. Huse, 19 – Greenwood, Louisiana – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2010.

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Robert Michael Kelly, 29 – Tallahassee, Florida – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2010.

November 8, 2010

Photobucket-Spc.Andrew Lewis Hutchins, 20 – New Portland, Maine – Headquarters Company, 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died of wounds suffered by small-arms fire while on guard tower duty at Combat Outpost Sabari in the Sabari district of Khost province, Afghanistan, on November 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Anthony Vargas, 27 – Reading, Pennsylvania – C Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb during a patrol in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on November 8, 2010.

November 7, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Aaron Brett Cruttenden, 25 – Mesa, Arizona – 161st Engineer Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Dale Justin Kridlo, 33 – Hughestown, Pennsylvania – 161st Engineer Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2010.

November 6, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Randy Rashad Braggs, 21 – Sierra Vista, Arizona – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 6, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Shane Michael Reifert, 23 – Cottrellville, Michigan – Company B, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on November 6, 2010.

November 5, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jordan B. Emrick, 26 – Hoyleton, Illinois – 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael F. Paranzino, 22 – Middletown, Rhode Island – 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Blake D. Whipple, 21 – Williamsville, New York – 693rd Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2010.

November 4, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Matthew J. Broehm, 22 – Flagstaff, Arizona – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason J. McCluskey, 26 – McAlester, Oklahoma – 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire at Zarghun Shahr in the Mohammad Agha district of Logar province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Brandon W. Pearson, 21 – Arvada, Colorado – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2010.

November 3, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Todd M. Harris, 37 – Tucson, Arizona – 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division . Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. James C. Young, 25 – Rochester, Illinois – 863rd Engineer Battalion, 372nd Engineer Brigade, Army -Reserve. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2010.

November 2, 2010

Photobucket-1st Lt. James R. Zimmerman, 25 – Aroostook, Maine – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 2, 2010.

November 1, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Jonathan M. Curtis, 24 – Belmont, Massachusetts – Company A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a car bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Andrew N. Meari, 21 – Plainfield, Illinois – Company A, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a car bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2010.

October 30, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Brett Willie Land, 24 – Wasco, California – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died after his unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 30, 2010.

October 29, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Pedro Antonio Maldonado, 20 – Houston, Texas – Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died when his unit came under attack from rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire while on a mounted patrol in Kandalay, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Diego A. Solorzano-Valdovinos, 24 – Huntington Park, California – Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died on October 29, 2010, in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in the Yahya Khel district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 27.

October 28, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Adam Lynn Dickmyer, 26 – Winston Salem, North Carolina – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted foot patrol near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2010.

October 27, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Terry E. Honeycutt Jr., 19 – Waldorf, Maryland – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on October 27, 2010, from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael D. Kirspel Jr., 23- Hopatcong, New Jersey – 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb near the village of Khwaja Kinti, approximately 15.5 miles (25 km) south of Ghormach, in Baghdis province, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2010.

October 26, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Phillip C. Tanner, 43 – Sheridan, Wyoming – 541st Transportation Company, 106th Transportation Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Tanner was processing through Kuwait after leaving Afghanistan when he collapsed in a non-combat incident at Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, on October 26, 2010.

October 24, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Steven L. Dupont, 20 – Lafayette, Louisiana – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at Rangrizan in the Maywand district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 24, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Thomas Adam Moffitt, 21 – Wichita, Kansas – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of a gunshot wound suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in the Sarobi district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 24, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Charles M. Sadell, 34 – Columbia, Missouri – 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died on October 24, 2010, at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at Arif Kala in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 5.

October 23, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Ronnie Joseph Pallares, 19 – Rancho Cucamonga, California – 57th Sapper Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb three miles (six km) southwest of Combat Outpost Mulanababa in the Andar district of Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2010.

October 22, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Aracely Gonzalez O’Malley, 31 – Brawley, California – 307th Integrated Theater Signal Battalion, 516th Signal Brigade, 311th Signal Command. Died on October 22, 2010, in Homburg, Germany, of injuries sustained in a noncombat incident in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on October 12.

October 21, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Kenneth K. McAninch, 28 – Logansport, Indiana – Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of a gunshot wound while conducting a vehicle recovery from a previous roadside bomb blast in the Yahya Khel district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2010.

October 20, 2010

Photobucket-Spc.Gerald R. Jenkins, 19 – Circleville, Ohio – Company A, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . Killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a dismounted foot patrol in Maquan, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 20, 2010.

October 19, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Joshua J. Cullins, 28 – Simi Valley, California – 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 19, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Francisco R. Jackson, 24 – Elizabeth, New Jersey – 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 19, 2010.

October 16 , 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Ian Matthew Tawney, 25 – Dallas, Oregon – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2010.

October 15, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.James David Boelk, 24 – Oceanside, California – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2010.

October 14, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Carlos Alonzo Benitez, 24 – Carrollton, Texas – C Troop, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb between Moqur and Darreh-ye Bum, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc.Tramaine Jamal Billingsley, 20 – Portsmouth, Virginia – C Troop, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb between Moqur and Darreh-ye Bum, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Alec Ernst Catherwood, 19 – Byron, Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed in an insurgent attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Irvin Martin Ceniceros, 21 – Clarksville, Arkansas – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died after a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Joseph Charles Lopez, 26 – Rosamond, California – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed in an insurgent attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Rafael Martinez Jr., 36 – Spring Valley, California – C Troop, 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb between Moqur and Darreh-ye Bum, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Eric Colby Newman, 30 – Waynesboro, Mississippi – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 38th Cavalry Regiment, 525th Battlefield Surveillance Brigade. Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated while on patrol near Din Mohammed Kalay in southeastern Afghanistan on October 14, 2010.

October 13, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Jordan Matthew Byrd, 19 – Grantsville, Utah – Company A, 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Killed when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Yahya Kheyl, Paktia province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl. Justin James Cain, 22 – Manitowoc, Wisconsin – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Victor Anthony Dew, 20 – Granite Bay, California – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Raymon Lee Allen Johnson, 22 – Midland, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died after a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joseph Earl Rodewald, 21 – Albany, Oregon – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Phillip David Vinnedge, 19 – Saint Charles, Missouri – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2010.

October 12, 2010

Photobucket-Spc.Matthew Christopher Powell, 20 – Slidell, Louisiana – Company A, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died on October 12, 2010, at Kandahar Airfield of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his military vehicle with a roadside bomb at Ghunday Ghar, Afghanistan.

October 11, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Frank Riddell Zaehringer III, 23 – Reno, Nevada – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died after a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 11, 2010.

October 10, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. David Alan Hess, 25- Ruskin, Florida – Company D, 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 10, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David Jee Weigle, 29 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 10, 2010.

October 8, 2010

Photobucket-HN Edwin Gonzalez, 22 – North Miami Beach, Florida – Navy corpsman assigned to 2nd Marine Division, Fleet Marine Forces Atlantic. Died from wounds sustained from a roadside bomb explosion while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.John Travis Sparks, 23 – Chicago, Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2010.

October 6, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Scott A. Lynch, 22 – Greenwood Lake, New York – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 6, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl.Stephen C. Sockalosky, 21 – Cordele, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 6, 2010.

October 5, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Karl Andrew Campbell, 34 – Chiefland, Florida – A Troop, 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Babur, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Daniel J. Johnson, 23 – Schiller Park, Illinois – Explosive Ordnance Disposal Flight, 30th Civil Engineer Squadron, 30th Mission Support Group, 30th Space Wing. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated while he was conducting explosive ordnance disposal operations in an area west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 5, 2010.

October 4, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc.Cody A. Board, 19 – McKinney, Texas – 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Mirwais in the Chorah district of Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc.Ryane Clark, 22 – New London, Minnesota – 27th Combat Engineer Battalion, 20th Combat Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Shekhabad, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Joseph T. Prentler, 20 – Fenwick, Michigan – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his military vehicle using a roadside bomb in Mama Kariz in the Maiwand district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2010.

Photobucket- Master Sgt. Jared N. Van Aalst, 34 – Laconia, New Hampshire – Special operations team member, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command . Killed during a combat operation in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2010.

October 2, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Brian J. Pedro, 27 – Rosamond, California – 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Pol-e-Khumri, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2010.

October 1, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Willie J. Harley Jr., 48 – Aiken, South Carolina – 1221st Engineer Clearance Company, South Carolina Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt.Anthony D. Matteoni, 22 – Union City, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Luther W. Rabon Jr., 32 – Lexington, South Carolina – 1221st Engineer Clearance Company, South Carolina Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Lance H. Vogeler, 29 – Frederick, Maryland – Battalion mortar platoon, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died at Camp Bastion, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire during a heavy firefight in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2010.

September 29, 2010

Photobucket-Senior AirmanMark A. Forester, 29 – Tuscaloosa, Alabama – 21st Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group. – Forester, an Air Force combat controller, was killed while conducting combat operations with his Special Forces team in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on September 29, 2010.

September 28, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Ralph J. Fabbri, 20 – Gallitzin, Pennsylvania – Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2010.

September 26, 2010

Photobucket-Spc.Donald S. Morrison, 23 – Cincinnati, Ohio – 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers that died September 26, 2010, at Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt.Mark A. Simpson, 40 – Peoria, Illinois – 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade – One of two soldiers that died September 26, 2010, at Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2010.

September 24, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc.William B. Dawson, 20 – Tunica, Mississippi – 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their military vehicle while traveling between Ghazni and Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on September 24, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc.Jaysine P. S. Petree, 19 – Yigo, Guam – 109th Transportation Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their military vehicle while traveling between Ghazni and Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan on September 24, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc.Clinton E. Springer II, 21 – Sanford, Maine – 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died in a non-combat related incident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 24, 2010.

September 23, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Anthony J. Rosa, 20 – Swanton, Vermont – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 23, 2010.

September 21, 2010

Photobucket-Maj. Robert Francis Baldwin, 39 – Muscatine, Iowa – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed along with four sailors when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Michael J. Buras, 23 – Fitzgerald, Georgia – Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, 99th Civil Engineer Squadron, 99th Mission Support Group, 99th Air Base Wing. Died of wounds suffered as the result of a roadside bomb detonation in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Marvin Ray Calhoun Jr., 23 – Elkhart, Indiana – Company B, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed along with four sailors when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Lt. Brendan John Looney, 29 – Owings, Maryland – Assigned to a West Coast-based SEAL Team. One of four sailors killed along with five soldiers when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonah David McClellan, 26 – St. Louis Park, Minnesota – Company B, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation. One of five soldiers killed along with four sailors when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Chief Petty Officer David Blake McLendon, 30 – Thomasville, Georgia – Assigned to an East Coast-based Naval Special Warfare unit. One of four sailors killed along with five soldiers when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class Denis C. Miranda, 24 – Toms River, New Jersey – Assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL Team . One of four sailors killed along with five soldiers when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua David Powell, 25 – Pleasant Plains, Illinois – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 6th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed along with four sailors when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Adam Olin Smith, 26 – Hurland, Missouri. Assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL Team. One of four sailors killed along with five soldiers when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 3 Matthew Gabriel Wagstaff, 34 – Orem, Utah – Company B, 5th Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of five soldiers killed along with four sailors when their UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed in the Daychopan district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2010.

September 18, 2010

Photobucket-Maj. Paul D. Carron, 33 – Missouri – 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Qalat, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Ronald A. Grider, 30 – Brighton, Illinois – Special operations team member, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command. Died of wounds suffered when he was struck by machine gun fire at Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua A. Harton, 23 – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – 3rd Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Kaftar Khan, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Barbara Vieyra, 22 – Mesa, Arizona – 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit using a roadside bomb and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2010.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Eric Yates, 26 – Rineyville, Kentucky – 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2010. Yates died of his wounds on September 18, 2010.

September 17, 2010

Photobucket-1st Lt. Scott J. Fleming, 24 – Marietta, Georgia – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died due to injuries sustained by small-arms fire during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jaime C. Newman, 27 – Richmond, Virginia – Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Deangelo Barnell Snow, 22 – Saginaw, Michigan – 526th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2010.

September 16, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Timothy L. Johnson, 24 – Randolph, New York – 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Aaron K. Kramer, 22 – Salt Lake City, Utah – 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division – Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Daniel Ray Sanchez, 23 – El Paso, Texas – Combat controller assigned to the 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group . Died of wounds from enemy small-arms fire in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on September 16, 2010.

September 9, 2010

Photobucket-1st Lt. Todd W. Weaver, 26 – Hampton, Virginia – Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died after being struck by a roadside bomb as he was leading a dismounted area reconnaissance patrol in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2010.

September 8, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. John C. Bishop, 25 -Columbus, Indiana – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2010.

September 7, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Philip G. E. Charte, 22 – Goffstown, New Hampshire – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following an insurgent attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 7, 2010.

September 5, 2010

Photobucket-Capt. Jason T. McMahon, 35 – Mulvane, Kansas – 184th Ordnance Battalion, 52nd Ordnance Group. Died September 5, 2010, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Jalalabad, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-1st. Lt. Mukhran Shukvani, 28 – Mestia, Georgia – 31st Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade, Killed during an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan on September 5, 2010.

September 3, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Ross S. Carver, 21 – Rocky Point, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2010.

September 2, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Diego M. Montoya, 20 – San Antonio, Texas – 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on September 2, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Joshua T. Twigg, 21 – Indiana, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 2, 2010.

September 1, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Christopher B. Rodgers, 20 – Griffin, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 1, 2010.

August 31, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Vinson B. Adkinson III, 26 – Harper, Kansas – 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt .Raymond C. Alcaraz, 20 – Redlands, California – 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team . One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Joseph A. Bovia, 24 – Kenner, Louisiana – 3rd Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Matthew E. George, 22 – Grantsboro, North Carolina – 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. James A. Page, 23 – Titusville, Florida – 173rd Brigade Support Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Cody A. Roberts, 22 – Boise, Idaho – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2010.

August 30, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Chad D. Clements, 26 – Huntington, Indiana – 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division One of five soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-Capt. Dale A. Goetz, 43 White, South Dakota – 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division One of five soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Casey J. Grochowiak, 34 – Lompoc, California – 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division . One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the village of Malajat in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jesse Infante, 30 Cypress, Texas – 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division One of five soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kevin J. Kessler, 32 Canton, OH – 4th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division One of five soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Mark A. Noziska, 24 – Papillon, NB – 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in the village of Malajat in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Matthew J. West, 36 Conover, WI – 62nd Explosive Ordnance Company, 71st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Group One of five soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 30, 2010.

August 29, 2010

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Floyd E. C. Holley, 36 Casselberry, Florida – 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. James R. Ide, 32 Festus, Missouri – 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Hyderabad, Afghanistan, on August 29, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Bryn T. Raver, 20 Harrison, Arkansas – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade while on patrol in Nangahar, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2010.

Photobucket-Capt. Ellery R. Wallace, 33 Salt Lake City, Utah – B Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade while on patrol in Nangahar, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2010,

August 28, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Andrew J. Castro, 20 – Westlake Village, California – Company B, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb while on patrol in Babur, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Patrick K. Durham, 24 -Chattanooga, Tennessee – Battery B, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with a roadside bomb while on patrol in Babur, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.James Christopher Robinson, 27 Lebanon, Ohio – Company A, 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire at Forward Operating Base Boris in the Bermal district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2010.

August 27, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Chad Derek Coleman, 20 – Moreland, Georgia – B Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a command-wired roadside bomb was detonated near their vehicle during convoy operations in the Dzardan district of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2010.

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Daniel Louis Fedder, 34 – Pine City, Minnesota – 1st Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2010.

Photobucket-Pvt. Adam Jacob Novak, 20 – Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin – B Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division . One of two soldiers killed when a command-wired roadside bomb was detonated near their vehicle during convoy operations in the Dzardan district of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2010.

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class James M. Swink, 20 – Yucca Valley, California – Navy corpsman assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2010.

August 24, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Justin B. Shoecraft, 28 – Elkhart, Indiana – 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment. Died at Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at Kakarak, Afghanistan, on August 24, 2010.

August 23, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Robert J. Newton, 21 – Creve Coeur, Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 23, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Ronald A. Rodriguez, 26 – Falls Church, Virginia – 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 23, 2010.

August 22, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason D. Calo, 23 – Lexington, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Steven J. A. Deluzio, 25 – South Glastonbury, Connecticut – 172nd Infantry Regiment, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Vermont Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Pedro A. Millet Meletiche, 20 – Elizabeth, New Jersey – 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Arghandab River Valley in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Tristan H. Southworth, 21 – West Danville, Vermont – 172nd Infantry Regiment, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Vermont Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2010.

August 21, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Alexis V. Maldonado, 20 – Wichita Falls, Texas – 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Died at Kandahar Air Field of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Nathaniel J. A. Schultz, 19 – Safety Harbor, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2010.

August 20, 2010

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Cody S. Childers, 19 – Chesapeake, Virginia – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2010.

August 19, 2010

Photobucket-Cpl. Christopher J. Boyd, 22 – Palatine, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt.Martin Anthony Lugo, 24 -Tucson, Arizona – Company C, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Puli Alam, Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher Shane Wright, 23 – Tollesboro, Kentucky – Company C, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Pech, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2010.

August 18, 2010.

Photobucket-Chief Petty Officer Collin Thomas, 33 – Morehead, Kentucky – Assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team Killed during a combat operation in eastern Afghanistan on August 18, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Kevin Edward Oratowski, 23 – Wheaton, Illinois – 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Died following a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2010.

August 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Pfc. Benjamen Glen Chisholm, 24 – Fort Worth, Texas – Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb caused their military vehicle to roll over in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Derek J. Farley, 24 – Nassau, New York – 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated as he attempted to disarm it at Bala Boluk, Farah province, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Pvt. Charles Milton High IV, 21 – Albuquerque, New Mexico – Company D, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb caused their military vehicle to roll over in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Edgar M. Roberts, 39 – Hinesville, Georgia – 810th Engineer Company, Georgia Army National Guard Died August 17, 2010 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at Sayed Abad in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2010.

August 13, 2010

Photobucket-Staff Sgt.Michael A. Bock, 26 – Leesburg, Florida – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force . Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 13, 2010.

August 11, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Christopher N. Karch, 23 – Indianapolis, Indiana – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with small-arms fire in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2010.

Photobucket-Lt. John Charles Sanderson, 29 – Oklahoma – Company B, 1st Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Cheshire). Died on August 11, 2010, at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, England, of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated while his unit was providing security for a bomb clearance operation near the village of Char Coucha in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2010.

August 9, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt.Saenz L. Jose III, 30 – Pleasanton, Texas – 1st Battalion, 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary . Died of wounds suffered when a homemade bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 9, 2010Force.

August 8, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Paul O. Cuzzupe, 23 – Plant City, Florida – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Calvary Regiment . Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Akhtar-Mohammad-Khan, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Cpl. Kristopher D. Greer, 25 – Ashland City, Tennessee – 4th Combat Engineering Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died August 8, 2010 , of wounds received while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 6.

Photobucket-Sgt. Andrew Cote Nicol, 23 – Kensington, New Hampshire – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated while their unit was attacking a heavily defended bunker system in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2010.

Photobucket-Spc.Bradley David Rappuhn 24 Grand Ledge, Michigan, USA – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment , One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated while their unit was attacking a heavily defended bunker system in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2010.

August 7, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. John E. Andrade, 19 – San Antonio, Texas – 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment . Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at DE Khak Chupan Turah, Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2010.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl.Kevin M. Cornelius, 20 – Ashtabula, Ohio – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while during a prisoner escape attempt in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2010. The two Marines were trying to recapture a prisoner who had escaped a room where he was observing prayer time, acquired a rifle and engaged Afghan and coalition forces. The Marines were killed while trying to subdue the prisoner, who was later shot and killed by small-arms fire.

Photobucket- Cpl. Max W. Donahue, 23 – Highlands Ranch, Colorado – Headquarters Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on August 7, 2010, of wounds sustained on August 4 during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

Photobucket- Pfc.Vincent E. Gammone, 19 – Christiana, Tennessee – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while during a prisoner escape attempt in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2010. The two Marines were trying to recapture a prisoner who had escaped a room where he was observing prayer time, acquired a rifle and engaged Afghan and coalition forces. The Marines were killed while trying to subdue the prisoner, who was later shot and killed by small-arms fire.

August 4, 2010.

Photobucket- Master Sgt. Jared N. Van Aalst, 34 – Laconia, New Hampshire – Special operations team member, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Special Operations Command . Killed during a combat operation in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2010.

July 30, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Michael L. Stansbery, 21 – Mount Juliet, Tennessee – 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 30, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Kyle B. Stout, 25 – Texarkana, Texas – Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died when a homemade bomb exploded near a security checkpoint in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 30, 2010.

July 29, 2010

Photobucket -Capt. Jason E. Holbrook, 28 – Burnet, Texas – Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Tsagay, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.cShane R. Martin, 23 -Spring, Texas – 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Expeditionary Force Died when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Kyle R. Warren, 28 – Manchester, New Hampshire – Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Tsagay, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2010.

July 27, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Abram L. Howard, 21 – Williamsport, Pennsylvania – USA Headquarters and Service Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Marine Forces Reserve Died following an insurgent attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 27, 2010.

July 24, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Joseph A. Bauer, 27 – Cincinnati, Ohio – 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc. Andrew L. Hand, 25 – Enterprise, Alabama – 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Daniel Lim, 23 – Cypress, California – 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Conrad A. Mora, 24 – San Diego, California – 5th Battalion, 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, 17th Fires Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Frederik E. Vazquez, 20 – Melrose Park, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died following an improvised explosive device attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2010.

July 23, 2010

Photobucket -Petty Officer 2nd ClassJustin McNeley,30 – Wheatridge, Colorado – Assault Craft Unit One One of two sailors reported missing after departing their compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, in a vehicle and not returning on July 23, 2010. McNeley was killed after the two sailors were engaged in a firefight in the Charkh district of Logar province, Afghanistan, and his body recovered on July 25, 2010, after an extensive search. The body of the second sailor, Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove, was recovered on July 28.

Photobucket -Petty Officer 3rd Class Jarod Newlove, 25 – Renton, Washington – Assigned to Commander, Navy Reserve Force Command Newlove was one of two sailors reported missing after departing their compound in Kabul, Afghanistan, in a vehicle and not returning on July 23, 2010. Both were killed after the two were engaged in a firefight in the Charkh district of Logar province, Afghanistan. After an extensive search, his body was recovered on July 28, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc. James J. Oquin, 20 – El Paso, Texas – 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident when he was swept away after a levee broke near his military vehicle in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2010.

July 22, 2010

Photobucket -Lt. Col.Mario D. Carazo, 41 – Springfield, Ohio – Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines killed in a helicopter crash in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2010.

Photobucket -Maj. James M. Weis, 37 – Toms River, New Jersey – Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines killed in a helicopter crash in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2010.

July 20, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl.Julio Vargas, 23 – Sylmar, California – 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2010.

July 19, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl. Paul J. Miller, 22 – Traverse City, Michigan – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force Died following an improvised explosive device attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Brian F. Piercy, 27 – Clovis, California – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a homemade bomb in Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, on July 19, 2010.

July 18, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Justin Bradley Allen, 23 – Coal Grove, Ohio – Company D, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Allen was leading his team in an assault on an enemy position when he was mortally wounded by enemy small arms fire in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2010.

Photobucket -1st Lt. Robert N. Bennedsen, 25 – Vashon, Washington – 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Gunnery Sgt. Christopher L. Eastman – 28 – Moose Pass, Alaska – 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died of injuries received in a roadside bomb attack while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Anibal Santiago, 37 – Belvidere, Illinois – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Died from injuries sustained as a result of a high-altitude fall while conducting combat operations over mountainous terrain in Khost province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl. Joe L. Wrightsman 23 – Jonesboro, Louisiana – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 18, 2010.

July 16, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Justus S. Bartelt, 27 – Polo, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Jesse R. Tilton, 23 – Decatur, Illinois – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died on July 16, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained while treating a fellow paratrooper as the rest of the unit repelled a complex attack by insurgents on the Afghan National Civil Order Police Headquarters in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2010. Three other soldiers also were killed during the attack.

July 15, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class John H. Jarrell, 32 – Brunson, South Carolina – B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Leston M. Winters, 30 – Sour Lake, Texas – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 15, 2010.

July 14, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Zachary M. Fisher, 24 – Ballwin, Missouri – 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Matthew J. Johnson, 21 – Maplewood, Minnesota – USA 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2010.

Photobucket -Pvt. Brandon M. King, 23 – Tallahassee, Florida – 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms firemat Combat Outpost Nolen, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Jesse D. Reed, 26 – Orefield, Pennsylvania – 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Chase Stanley, 21 – Napa, California – 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade One of four soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their military vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 14, 2010.

July 13, 2010

Photobucket -1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23 – Minnesota – Company C, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Christopher J. Moon, 20 – Tucson, Arizona – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died July 13, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Arghandab, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Stout, 34 – Worthville, Kentucky – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Sheldon L. Tate, 27 – Hinesville, Georgia – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2010.

July 12, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Nathaniel D. Garvin, 20 – Radcliff, Kentucky – 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Frontenac in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2010.

July 11, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Christopher J. Antonik, 29 – Crystal Lake, Illinois – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 11, 2010.

July 10, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Jesse W. Ainsworth, 24 – Dayton, Texas – 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb near Walakan, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Robert W. Crow,42 – Kansas City, Missouri – 203rd Engineer Battalion, Missouri Army National Guard Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Paktika, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Joseph W. Dimock, 21 – Wildwood, Illinois – Company E, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident when an explosion occurred in an ammunition holding facility during an inventory at Forward Operating Base Salerno near Khost, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Donald R. Edgerton, 33 – Murphy, North Carolina – 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb near Char Dara, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Shaun M. Mittler July 10, 2010 32 Austin, Texas, USA 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fires in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Carlos J. Negron July 10, 2010 40 Fort Myers, Florida, USA 426th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died at Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with rifle and small arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan on July 10, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Tyler A. Roads, 20 – Burney, California – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died of wounds sustained in a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan,on July 10, 2010.

July 9, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Daniel G. Raney, 21 – Pleasant View, Tennessee – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2010.

July 8, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Anthony W. Simmons, 25 – Tallahassee, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2010.

July 6, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Marc A. Arizmendez, 30 – Anaheim, California – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Roger Lee, 26 – Monterey, California – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.Michael S. Pridham, 19 – Louisville, Kentucky – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2010.

July 5, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Christopher F. Cabacoy, 30 – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 1st Squadron, 71st Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Keenan A. Cooper, 19 – Wahpeton, North Dakota – 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using a homemade bomb in Yakuta, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Louis R. Fastuca, 24 – West Chester, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb at Abdulhamid Kalay in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Jerod H. Osborne, 20 – Royse City, Texas – 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using a homemade bomb in Yakuta, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc. Edwin C. Wood, 18 – Omaha, Nebraska – 1st Squadron, 71st Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2010.

July 4, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Andrew James Creighton, 23 – Laurel, Delaware – 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group Died in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2010, of wounds sustained during combat operations in Uruzgan on July 1.

Photobucket -Spc.Clayton D. McGarrah, 20 – Harrison, Arkansas – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a homemade bomb and rocket-propelled grenade fire at Arghandab, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2010

July 3, 2010
Photobucket -Pfc.Jacob Anthony Dennis, 22 – Powder Springs, Georgia – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Died on July 3, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained in a weapons system accident at Forward Operating Base Lane in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2010 Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

July 2, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. David A. Jefferson, 23 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 2, 2010.

Photobucket -Capt.David A. Wisniewski, 31 – Moville, Iowa – 66th Rescue Squadron, 563rd Rescue Group, 23rd Wing Wisniewski died July 2, 2010, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds sustained when his HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter was shot down near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010. Four other airmen also were killed in the crash.

July 1, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Ryan J. Grady,25 – Bristow, Oklahoma – Special Troops Battalion, 86th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Vermont Army National Guard Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a homemade bomb at Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 1, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl.Larry D. Harris Jr., 24 – Thornton, Colorado – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 1, 2010.

June 30, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Kristopher D. Chapleau, 33 – LaGrange, Kentucky – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died at Forward Operating Base Blessing of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Matthew R. Hennigan, 20 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Died at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered earlier when enemy forces attacked his unit with machine gun fire in Tangi Valley in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2010.

June 27, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt.John M. Rogers, 26 – Riverside, Missouri – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Blessing in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Eric B. Shaw, 31 – Exeter, Maine – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.David W. Thomas, 40 – St. Petersburg, Florida – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked with small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2010.

June 26, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt.Joseph D. Caskey, 24 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt.David Alexander Holmes, 34 – Tennille, Georgia – 810th Engineering Company, Georgia Army National Guard Killed when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a route clearance patrol in Sayed Abad, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.William T. Richards, 20 – Trenton, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2010.

June 25, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl.Daane A. Deboer, 24 – Ludington, Michigan – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Jared C. Plunk, 27 – Stillwater, Oklahoma – Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Blair D. Thompson, 19 Rome, New York – Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2010.

June 24, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Edwardo Loredo, 34 – Houston, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Jelewar in the Argandab River valley of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.Robert K. L. Repkie, 20 – Knoxville, Tennessee -782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Farah in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2010.

June 23, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc.Anthony T. Justesen, 22 – Wilsonville, Oregon – B Troop, 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Ganjkin village, Pusht Rod district, Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 23, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.Russell E. Madden, 29 – Dayton, Kentucky – D Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with rocket fire in the Charkh district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 23, 2010.

June 22, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl.Kevin A. Cueto, 23 – San Jose, California – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died of wounds sustained in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl.Joshua R. Dumaw, 23 – Spokane Valley, Washington – 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a small-arms attack in Nimruz province, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl.Claudio Patino IV, 22 – Yorba Linda, California – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died of wounds sustained in a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2010.

Photobucket -1st Sgt.Eddie Turner, 41 – Fort Belvoir, Virginia – 626th Brigade Support Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Clark near Khost, Afghanistan, on June 22, 2010.

June 21, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Scott A. Andrews, 21 – Fall River, Massachusetts – 618th Engineer Support Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade Died at Forward Operating Base Lagman of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Andrew R. Looney, 22 – Owasso, Oklahoma – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber attacked their unit died at Lar Sholtan Village, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.David T. Miller, 19 – Wilton, New York – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber attacked their unit died at Lar Sholtan Village, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Timothy G. Serwinowski, 21 – North Tonawanda, New York – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a small-arms attack during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2010.

June 18, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.James P. Hunter,25 South Amherst, Ohio – Army journalist assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their dismounted patrol encountered a roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Seaman William Ortega, 23 – Miami, Florida – Navy corpsman assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died of wounds sustained from when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations against enemy forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.Benjamin J. Park, 25 – Fairfax Station, Virginia – Company B, 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed when their dismounted patrol encountered an roadside bomb in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2010.

June 16, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Michael C. Bailey, 29 – Park Hills, Missouri – 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Nathan W. Cox, 27 – Fremont, California – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died on June 16, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire near Forward Operating Base Khogyani in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc.Gunnar R. Hotchkin, 31 -Naperville, Illinois – 161st Engineer Support Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb at North Kunduz, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Joseph D. Johnson, 24 – Flint, Michigan – 161st Engineer Support Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with a roadside bomb at North Kunduz, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl.Jeffrey R. Standfest, 23 – St. Clair, Michigan – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2010.

June 15, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Benjamin D. Osborn, 27 – Queensbury, New York – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Shigalwashheltan district, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2010.

June 12, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Brian M. Anderson, 24 – Harrisonburg, Virginia -1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his vehicle using a roadside bomb in Za Khel, Afghanistan, on June 12, 2010.

June 11, 2010

Photobucket -Spc.Christian M. Adams, 26 – Sierra Vista, Arizona – 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade Died of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st ClassRobert J. Fike, 38 – Conneautville, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device during a patrol near Forward Operating Base Bullard in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Bryan A. Hoover, 29 – West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania -1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device during a patrol near Forward Operating Base Bullard in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt.Mario Rodriguez, 24 – Smithville, Texas – 264th Clearance Company, 27th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Powrak, Logar province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Bryan A. Hoover, 29 – West Elizabeth, Pennsylvania -1st Battalion, 110th Infantry Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device during a patrol near Forward Operating Base Bullard in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2010.

June 10, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Gavin R. Brummund, 22 -Arnold, California – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 10, 2010.

June 9, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.Michael P. Flores, 31 – San Antonio, Texas – 48th Rescue Squadron, 563rd Rescue Group, 23rd Wing One of four airmen killed when their HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter was shot down near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010.

Photobucket -1st Lt.Joel C. Gentz, 25 – Grass Lake, Michigan – 58th Rescue Squadron, 563rd Rescue Group, 23rd Wing One of four airmen killed when their HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter was shot down near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Michael G. Plank June 9, 2010 25 Cameron Mills, New York, USA 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt.David C. Smith June 9, 2010 26 Eight Mile, Alabama, USA 66th Rescue Squadron, 563rd Rescue Group, 23rd Wing One of four airmen killed when their HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter was shot down near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010.

Photobucket -Senior Airman Benjamin D. White, 24 – Erwin, Tennessee – 48th Rescue Squadron, 563rd Rescue Group, 23rd Wing One of four airmen killed when their HH-60G Pave Hawk rescue helicopter was shot down near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2010.

June 8, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt.Erick J. Klusacek, 22 – Calcium, New York – 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Gerda Serai in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt.Derek L. Shanfield, 22 – Hastings, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines killed when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt.Zachary J. Walters, 24 – Palm Coast, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines killed when a roadside bomb detonated during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2010.

June 7, 2010

Photobucket -1st Sgt.Robert N. Barton II, 35 – Roxie, Mississippi – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of five soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Dangam district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Matthew R. Catlett, 23 – Houston, Texas – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of five soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Dangam district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Charles S. Jirtle, 29 – Lawton, Oklahoma – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of five soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Dangam district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Brandon P. Neenan, 21 – Enterprise, Alabama – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb at Jelawar, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt.John K. Rankel, 23 – Speedway, Indiana – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died as a result of small-arms fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc.Blaine E. Redding, 22 – Plattsmouth, Nebraska – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division One of five soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Dangam district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2010.

June 6, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt.Brandon C. Bury, 26 – Kingwood, Texas – USA 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl.Derek Hernandez, 20 – Edinburg, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl.Donald M. Marler, 22 – St. Louis, Missouri – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force One of three Marines killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2010.

Photobucket -2nd Lt.Michael E. McGahan, 23 – Orlando, Florida – 1st Brigade Special Troop Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire in Khogyani district, Nangarhar province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2010.

June 4, 2010

Photobucket -1st Lt.Joseph J. Theinert, 24 – Sag Harbor, New York – New York Army National Guardsman assigned to 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a rocket-propelled grenade and a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2010.

June 1, 2010

Photobucket – Spc.Jonathan K. Peney, 22 – Marietta, Georgia – Company D, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Peney, a combat medic, was killed while moving under heavy enemy fire to provide aid to a wounded Ranger in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2010.

May 30, 2010

Photobucket – Lance Cpl.Anthony A. Dilisio, 20 – Macomb, Michigan – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 30, 2010.

May 29, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc.Jake W. Suter, 18 – Los Angeles, California – Company L, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2010.

May 27, 2010

Photobucket – Cpl.Jacob C. Leicht, 24 – College Station, Texas – 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Died following a roadside bomb attack while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 27, 2010.

May 25, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Edwin Rivera – 28 -Waterford, Conn – died May 25 at National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., of wounds sustained May 20 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire at Contingency Outpost Xio Haq, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry, Norwalk, Conn.

May 24, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Christopher R. Barton, 22 – Concord, N.C – died May 24 in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.

May 22, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Jason D. Fingar, 24 – Columbia, Mo. – died May 22 in Durai, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his military vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.

May 19, 2010

Photobucket – Staff Sgt.Shane Stanley Barnard, 38 – Desmet, South Dakota – 3rd Ordnance Battalion, 71st Ordnance Group Died of wounds sustained when he stepped on a secondary roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 19, 2010.

May 18, 2010

Photobucket -Lt. Col. Paul R. Bartz – 43 – Waterloo, Wis., assigned to Headquarters, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. He died May 18 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket -Lt. Col. Thomas P. Belkofer – 44 – Perrysburg, Ohio – assigned to Headquarters, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y. He died May 18 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Philip P. Clark, 19 – Gainesville, Fla., died May 18 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Photobucket -Col. John M. McHugh – 46 – New Jersey, assigned to the U.S. Army Battle Command Training Program, Fort Leavenworth, Kan. He died May 18 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Richard J. Tieman – 28 – Waynesboro, Pa., assigned to Special Troops Battalion, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany; He died May 18 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket -Spc. Joshua A. Tomlinson – 24 – Dubberly, La., assigned to Special Troops Battalion, V Corps, Heidelberg, Germany. He died May 18 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their convoy with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Patrick Xavier Jr. – 24 – Pembroke Pines, Fla., died May 18 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

May 17, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Billy G. Anderson, 20 – Alexandria, TN – died May 17, in Badghis province Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with improvised explosive devices. He was assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Adam L. Perkins, 27 – CA -died May 17 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 7th Engineer Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Photobucket -Petty Officer Zarian Wood, 29- Houston, Texas – died May 16 in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device blast while on dismounted patrol. Wood was assigned as a hospital corpsman to Third Battalion, First Marine Regiment, First Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force.

May 16, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl. Nicholas D. Parada Rodriguez, 29, – Stafford, Va. – died May 16 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

May 14, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Denis D. Kisseloff, 45 – Saint Charles, Mo. – died May 14 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket propelled grenade and small arms fires. He was assigned to the 1141st Engineer Company, Kansas City, Mo.

May 12, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Joshua D. Desforges, 23 – Ludlow, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died after a roadside bomb detonated while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Donald J. Lamar, II, 23 – Fredericksburg, Virginia – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds sustained in a small-arms attack while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 12, 2010.

May 11, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl. Jeffery W. Johnson, 21 – Tomball, Texas -3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 11, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Kenneth B. May, 26 – Kilgore, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed in a roadside bomb attack while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 11, 2010.

May 10, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl. Kurt S. Shea, 21 – Frederick, Maryland – 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 10, 2010.

May 9, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Jeremy L. Brown, 20 – McMinnville, Tennessee – 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire at Contingency Outpost Zerok, Afghanistan, on May 9, 2010.

May 8, 2010

Photobucket -Capt. Kyle A. Comfort, 27 – Jacksonville, Alabama – Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 8, 2010.

May 7, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Davis, 19 – Perry, Iowa – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 7, 2010.

May 6, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Richard R. Penny, 21 – Fayetteville, Arkansas – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Christopher Rangel, 22 – San Antonio, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 6, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Wade A. Slack, 21 – Waterville, Maine – 707th Ordnance Company, 3rd Ordnance Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire at Jaghatu, Afghanistan, on May 6, 2010.

May 5, 2010

Photobucket -1st Lt. Brandon A. Barrett, 27 – Marion, Indiana – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2010.

May 3, 2010

Photobucket -Airman 1st Class Austin H. Gates-Benson, 19 – Hellertown, Pennsylvania – 54th Combat Communications Squadron, 5th Combat Communications Group, 689th Combat Communications Wing. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident near Khyber, Afghanistan, on May 3, 2010.

May 2, 2010

Photobucket -Master Sgt. Mark W. Coleman, 40 – Centerville, Washington – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb during a patrol in Khakrez, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on May 2, 2010.

April 29, 2010

Photobucket -1st Lt. Salvatore S. Corma, 24 – Wenonah, New Jersey – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using roadside bombs at Forward Operating Base Bullard in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on April 29, 2010.

April 28, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Thomas E. Rivers Jr., 22 – Birmingham, Alabama – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 28, 2010.

April 27, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Nathan P. Kennedy, 24 – Claysville, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire near Quarando Village, Afghanistan, on April 27, 2010.

April 24, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Grant A. Wichmann, 27 – Golden, Colorado – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died April 24, 2010, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire at Out Post Bari Alai, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2010.

April 23, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Ronald Alan Kubik, 22 – Brielle, New Jersey – Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment . One of two soldiers that died of wounds sustained during a firefight with enemy forces in Logar province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason Anthony Santora, 25 – Massapequa Park, New York – Company D, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. One of two soldiers that died of wounds sustained during a firefight with enemy forces in Logar province, Afghanistan, on April 23, 2010.

April 22, 2010

Photobucket-Command Sgt. Maj. John K. Laborde, 53 – Waterloo, Iowa – 649th Regional Support Group, Army Reserve. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2010.

April 19, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert J. Barrett, 21 – Fall River, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 101st Field Artillery Regiment, Massachusetts Army National Guard. Died from injuries sustained when a suicide bomber attacked his unit during a dismounted patrol south of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 19, 2010.

April 18, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Randolph A. Sigley, 28 – Richmond, Kentucky – 2123rd Transportation Company, Kentucky Army National Guard. Sigley was found dead in his quarters at Bagram Air Base in Bagram, Afghanistan, on April 18, 2010. The circumstances of his death are under investigation.

April 17, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Michael K. Ingram Jr., 23 – Monroe, Michigan – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 17, 2010.

April 11, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Joseph T. Caron 21 – Tacoma, Washington – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Char Bagh, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2010.

April 9, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Sean M. Durkin, 24 – Aurora, Colorado – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Divsion. Died April 9, 2010, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb near Forward Operating Base Wilson in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 27, 2010.

Photobucket -Cpl. Michael D. Jankiewicz, 23 – Ramsey, New Jersey – Company A, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Killed along with two U.S. airmen and a U.S. government contractor when their CV-22 Osprey crashed seven miles (11 km) west of Qalat during a combat operation targeting a terrorist network in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Master Sgt. James B. Lackey, 45 – Green Clove Springs, Florida – 8th Special Operations Squadron, 1st Special Operations Wing, 1st Special Operations Group. One of two airmen killed along with a U.S. soldier when their CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed seven miles west of Qalat City in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2010.

Photobucket-Maj. Randell D. Voas, 43 -Lakeville, Minnesota – 8th Special Operations Squadron, 1st Special Operations Wing, 1st Special Operations Group. One of two airmen killed along with a U.S. soldier when their CV-22 Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft crashed seven miles west of Qalat City in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on April 9, 2010.

April 8, 2010

Photobucket-Sgt. Roberto E. Diaz Borio, 47 – San Juan, Puerto Rico – 1st Battalion, 65th Infantry Regiment, 92nd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Puerto Rico Army National Guard. Died in Mombassa, Kenya, on April 8, 2010. The circumstances of his death are under investigation.

Photobucket -Pfc. Jonathon D. Hall, 23 – Chattanooga, Tennessee – 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died April 8, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered a day earlier when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb at Contingency Outpost Khayr-Kot-Castle, Afghanistan.

April 2, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson, 20 – Rochester, Minnesota – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 2, 2010.

April 1, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Frank J. World, 25 – Buffalo, New York – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 1, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Tyler O. Griffin, 19 – Voluntown, Connecticut – 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 1, 2010.
March 31, 2010

Photobucket -Lt. Miroslav Zilberman, 31 – Columbus, Ohio – Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 121 assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Killed when his E-2C Hawkeye command and control aircraft crashed into the Arabian Gulf after experiencing mechanical malfunctions and the crew performed a controlled bailout on March 31, 2010. The recovery effort was abandoned on April 2, 2010 and his body was not recovered. The other three crew members were rescued alive in good condition.

March 30, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Scott W. Brunkhorst, 25 – Fayetteville, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, on March 30, 2010.

March 29, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. James L. Miller, 21 – Yakima, Washington – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Dashat, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2010.

March 28, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Randy M. Heck, 20 – Steubenville, Ohio – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died from a non-hostile incident in Djibouti on March 28, 2010.

March 24, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Rick J. Centanni, 19 – Yorba Linda, California – 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Maj. Robert J. Cottle, 45 – Whittier, California – 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Ross, 19 – Gillette, Wyoming – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 24, 2010.

March 22, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Carlos M. Santos-Silva, 32 – Clarksville, Tennessee – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Justin J. Wilson, 24 – Palm City, Florida – 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2010.

March 18 , 2010

Photobucket -Chief Petty Officer Adam Brown, 36 – Hot Springs, Arkansas – Assigned to an East Coast -based SEAL Team. Killed during a battle with heavily armed militants in Afghanistan on March 18, 2010.

March 16, 2010

Photobucket -Gunnery Sgt. Robert L. Gilbert II, 28 – Richfield, Ohio – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Regiment. Died on March 16, 2010, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Badghis province, Afghanistan,on March 8, 2010.

March 14, 2010

Photobucket -Cpl. Jonathan D. Porto, 26 – Largo, Florida – 1st Battalion 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 14, 2010.

March 13, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Joel David Clarkson, 23 – Fairbanks, Alaska – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died on March 16, 2010, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained during a firefight that ensued after his unit attacked a group of Taliban fighters in Farah province, Afghanistan, on March 13, 2010.

March 12, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Glen J. Whetten, 31 – Mesa, Arizona – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2010.

March 11, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Garrett W. Gamble, 20 – Sugarland, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 11, 2010.

March 9 , 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Jason M. Kropat, 25 – White Lake, New York – 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms, indirect and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Khost province, Afghanistan, on March 9, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Jonathan J. Richardson, 24 – Bald Knob, Arkansas – 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms, indirect and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Khost province, Afghanistan, on March 9, 2010.

March 7, 2010

Photobucket -Pvt. Nicholas S. Cook, 19 – Horse, Montana – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Hungry. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on March 7, 2010.

March 5, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Alan N. Dikcis, 21 – Niagara Falls, New York – 630th Engineer Company, 7th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 5, 2010.

March 4 , 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Nigel K. Olsen, 21 – Orem, Utah – 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 4, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Anthony A. Paci, 30 – Rockville, Maryland – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of injuries suffered during a vehicle rollover in Gereshk, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 4, 2010.

March 1 , 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Carlos A. Aragon, 19 – Orem, Utah – 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 1, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Josiah D. Crumpler, 27 – Hillsborough, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two paratroopers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Bala Murghab, Badghdis province, Afghanistan, on March 1, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Ian T.D. Gelig, 25 – Stevenson Ranch, Californa – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 1, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Matthew D. Huston, 24 – Athens, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two paratroopers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Bala Murghab, Badghdis province, Afghanistan, on March 1, 2010.

February 27, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. William S. Ricketts, 27 – Corinth, Mississippi – Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Bala Murghab, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on February 27, 2010.

 

February 21, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Marcos Gorra, 22 – North Bergen, New Jersey – 2nd Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Matthias N. Hanson, 20 – Buffalo, Kentucky – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Adam D. Peak, 25 – Florence, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc. JR Salvacion, 27 – Ewa Beach, Hawaii – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb at Senjaray, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Eric L. Ward, 19 – Redmond, Washington – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2010.

February 20, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Michael David P. Cardenaz, 29 – Corona, California – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died when enemy forces attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenades in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Eckard, 30 – Hickory, North Carolina – 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2010.

February 19, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Joshua H. Birchfield, 24 – Westville, Indiana – Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 19, 2010.
Photobucket -Cpl. Gregory S. Stultz, 22 – Brazil, Indiana – Company B, 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 19, 2010.

February 18, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Kyle J. Coutu, 20 – Providence, Rhode Island – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Kielin T. Dunn, 19 – Chesapeake, Virgina – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Larry M. Johnson, 19 – Scranton, Pennsylvania – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 18, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Jeremy R. McQueary, 27 – Columbus, Indiana – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 18, 2010.

February 17, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Eric D. Currier, 21 – Londonderry, New Hampshire – 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 17, 2010.

February 16, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Noah M. Pier, 25 – Charlotte, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 16, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Alejandro J. Yazzie, 23 – Rock Point, Arizona – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 16, 2010.

February 15, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Jason H. Estopinal, 21 – Dallas, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 15, 2010.

February 13, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Bobby J. Pagan, 23 – Austin, Texas -1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2010.
Photobucket -Staff Sgt. John A. Reiners, 24 – Lakeland, Florida -1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2010.
Photobucket -Cpl. Jacob H. Turbett, 21 – Canton, Michigan – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. Jeremiah T. Wittman, 26 – Darby, Montana – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2010.

February 9, 2010

Photobucket Sgt. Adam J. Ray, 23 – Louisville, Kentucky – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on February 9, 2010.

February 7, 2010

Photobucket -Pfc. Charles A. Williams, 29 – Fair Oaks, California – 97th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. Died of injuries sustained while supporting combat operations at Camp Nathan Smith, Afghanistan, on February 7, 2010.

February 5, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Dillon B. Foxx, 22 – Traverse City, Michigan – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Bala Murghab, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on February 5, 2010.

February 3, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class David J. Hartman, 27 – Merced, California – 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when a bomb exploded near their vehicle in Timargara, Lower Dir district, North West Frontier province, Pakistan, on February 3, 2010. The soldiers were traveling to attend a ceremony at a girls’ school that had been renovated with U.S. assistance.

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Matthew S. Sluss-Tiller, 35 – Callettsburg, Kentucky – 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade. One of three soldiers killed when a bomb exploded near their vehicle in Timargara, Lower Dir district, North West Frontier province, Pakistan, on February 3, 2010. The soldiers were traveling to attend a ceremony at a girls’ school that had been renovated with U.S. assistance.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Mark A. Stets, 39 – El Cajon, California – 8th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group. One of three soldiers killed when a bomb exploded near their vehicle in Timargara, Lower Dir district, North West Frontier province, Pakistan, on February 3, 2010. The soldiers were traveling to attend a ceremony at a girls’ school that had been renovated with U.S. assistance.

February 2, 2010

Photobucket-Pfc. Zachary G. Lovejoy, 20 – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on February 2, 2010.

Photobucket-Capt. Daniel Whitten, 28 – Grimes, Iowa – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on February 2, 2010.

February 1, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Michael L. Freeman Jr., 21 – Fayetteville, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 1, 2010.

January 29, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Marc P. Decoteau, 19 – Waterville Valley, New Hampshire – 6th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group. One of two soldiers that died of injuries sustained during an incident in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2010.

Photobucket -Capt. David J. Thompson, 39 – Hooker, Oklahoma – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers that died of injuries sustained during an incident in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on January 29, 2010.

January 26, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Carlos E. Gill, 25 – Fayetteville, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Gill was medically evacuated from Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2009, and died on January 26, 2010, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. of an illness.

January 24, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Daniel M. Angus 28 – Thonotosassa, Florida – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat ,operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Timothy J. Poole, 22 – Bowling Green, Kentucky – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 24, 2010.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Zachary D. Smith, 19 – Hornell, New York – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 24, 2010.

January 23, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Jeremy M. Kane, 22 – Towson, Maryland – Company B, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 23, 2010.

Photobucket -Petty Officer 2nd Class Xin Qi, 25 – Cordova, Tennessee – Navy corpsman assigned to 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan. One of two Marines killed when a roadside bomb detonated while supporting combat operations in southern Afghanistan, on January 23, 2010.

Photobucket -Sgt. David J. Smith, 25 – Frederick, Maryland – Company B, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. Died on January 26, 2010, from wounds received on January 23, 2010, while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan.

January 20, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Thaddeus S. Montgomery, 29 – West Yellowstone, Montana – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at a combat outpost in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on January 20, 2010.

January 19, 2010

Photobucket -Tech. Sgt. Adam K. Ginett, 29 – Knightdale, North Carolina – 31st Civil Engineer Squadron, 31st Mission Support Group, 31st Fighter Wing. Died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2010.

Photobucket -Capt. Paul Pena, 27 – San Marcos, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Arghandab River Valley in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 19, 2010.

January 17, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Michael P. Shannon, 52 – Canadensis, Pennsylvania – Headquarters, 7th Army and U.S. Army Europe. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 17, 2010.

January 16, 2010

Photobucket -Spc. Robert Donevski, 19 – Sun City, Arizona – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Abad, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on January 16, 2010.

January 14, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Christopher R. Hrbek, 25 -Westwood, New Jersey – 3rd Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 14, 2010.

January 13, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. Lucas T. Beachnaw, 23 – Lowell, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire in Darya Ya, Afghanistan, on January 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Daniel D. Merriweather, 25 – Collierville Tennessee – 118th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb at Combat Outpost McClain, Afghanistan, on January 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Pfc. Geoffrey A. Whitsitt, 21 – Taylors, South Carolina – 118th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb at Combat Outpost McClain, Afghanistan, on January 13, 2010.

Photobucket -Spc. Kyle J. Wright, 22 – Romeoville, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died on January 13, 2010 at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered earlier that day when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province.

January 11, 2010

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Matthew N. Ingham, 25 – Altoona, Pennsylvania – 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 11, 2009.

Photobucket -Cpl. Jamie R. Lowe, 21 – Johnsonville, Illinois – 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 11, 2009.

Photobucket -Cpl. Nicholas K. Uzenski, 21 – Tomball, Texas – 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. One of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 11, 2009.

January 10, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Meinert, 20 – Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 10, 2010.

January 9, 2010

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Mark D. Juarez, 22 -Bakersfield, California- 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 9, 2010.

January 7, 2010

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Jason O. B. Hickman, 35 -Kingsport, Tennessee – Company A, Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died on January 7, 2010, at Forward Operating Base Salerno in Khost province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb and small arms fire earlier that day at Combat Outpost Bowri Tana.

January 3, 2010

Photobucket-Spc. Brian R. Bowman, 24 – Crawfordsville, Indiana – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with multiple roadside bombs and small arms fire in Ashoque, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2010.

Photobucket-Pvt. John P. Dion, 19 – Shattuck, Oklahoma – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with multiple roadside bombs and small arms fire in Ashoque, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2010.

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua A. Lengstorf, 24 – Yoncalla, Oregon – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit with multiple roadside bombs and small arms fire in Ashoque, Zhari district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2010.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Bradley R. Smith, 24 – Troy, Illinois – 10th Air Support Operations Squadron, 3rd Air Support Operations Group, 93rd Air Ground Operations Wing. Died of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations near Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2010.

December 29, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Spino, 45 – Waterbury, Connecticut – 274th Forward Surgical Team, 44th Medical Command. Died of wounds suffered when he was shot while unloading supplies at a base in Bala Murghab district, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on December 29, 2009.

December 26, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Jason M. Johnston, 24 – Albion, New York – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Arghandab, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 26, 2009.

December 25, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David H. Gutierrez, 35 – San Francisco, California – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his dismounted patrol with a roadside bomb in Howz-e Madad, Afghanistan, on December 25, 2009.

December 22, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Omar G. Roebuck – 23 – Moreno Valley, California – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 22, 2009.

December 20, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Serge Kropov, 21 – Hawley, Pennsylvania – Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 20, 2009.

December 18, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Albert D. Ware, 27 – Chicago, Illinois – 782nd Combat Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Chicago, Illinois. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 18, 2009.

December 15, 2009

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. Anthony C. Campbell Jr. – 35 – Florence, Kentucky – 932nd Civil Engineer Squadron, 932nd Mission Support Group, 932nd Airlift Wing. Died of wounds suffered from the detonation of a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2009.

December 8, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Xhacob Latorre, 21 – Waterbury, Connecticut – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on December 8, 2009.

 

December 7, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Dennis J. Hansen, 31 – Panama City, Florida – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died on December 7, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on December 3.

December 5, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Elijah J. Rao, 26 – Lake Oswego, Oregon – 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Nuristan, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2009.

December 1, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Kenneth R. Nichols Jr., 28 – Chrisman, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2009.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jonathan A. Taylor, 22 – Jacksonville, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2009

November 29, 2009
Photobucket-Sgt. Brandon T. Islip 23 -Richmond, Virginia – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Islip went missing along with another soldier during a mission to recover airdropped supplies from a river in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009. His body was recovered from the Morghab River near Afghanistan’s border with Turkmenistan on November 29, 2009.

November 28, 2009
Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class David M. Mudge, 22 – Sutherlin, Oregon – Assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Rentz. Died in a non-hostile accident aboard USS Rentz while in Port Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, on November 28, 2009.

November 23, 2009
Photobucket-Spc. Jason A. McLeod, 22 – Crystal Lake, Illinois – 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with mortar fire west of Pashmul, Afghanistan, on November 23, 2009.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Pucino, 34 – Cockeysville, Maryland – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, Maryland Army National Guard, Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his all-terrain vehicle during a combat patrol in the vicinity of Pashay Kala, Afghanistan, on November 23, 2009.

November 22, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Hand, 20 – Kansas City, Missouri, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009.

Photobucket-Sgt. James M. Nolen, 25 – Alvin, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009.

Photobucket- Pfc. Marcus A. Tynes, 19 – Moreno Valley, California – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009.

November 19, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. John J. Cleaver, 36 – Marysville, Washington – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when a suicide car-bomber attacked their unit in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 19, 2009.

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel A. Frazier, 25 – Saint Joseph, Missouri – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when a suicide car-bomber attacked their unit in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 19, 2009.

November 17, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph M. Lewis, 26 – Terrell, Texas – 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 17, 2009.

November 13, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher J. Coffland, 43 – Baltimore, Maryland – 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Army Reserve, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2009.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Shawn P. Hefner, 22 – Hico, Texas – Company D, 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2009.

November 10, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman, 21 – Plymouth, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Sherman was one of two soldiers that went missing during a mission to recover airdropped supplies from a river in Bala Murghab, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009. On November 10, divers recovered his body from the Morghab River near Afghanistan’s border with Turkmenistan. Family members said he jumped into the river to help a fellow soldier who was struggling in the water.

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Justin J. Swanson, 21 -Anaheim, California – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 10, 2009

November 7,2009

Photobucket Sgt. Charles I. Cartwright, 26 – Union Bridge, Maryland – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion. Died during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan on November 7, 2009

November 5, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Aaron S. Aamot, 22 – Custer, Washington – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Jelewar, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Gary L. Gooch Jr. 22 – Ocala, Florida – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Jelewar, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2009

November 4, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Julian L. Berisford, 25 – Benwood, West Virginia – 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009

October 31, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Cesar B. Ruiz, 26- San Antonio, Texas – Marine Forces Reserve. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2009

October 28, 2009

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Cody R. Stanley, 21 – Rosanky, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2009

Photobucket -Frank R. Walker, 66 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Air Force civilian employee assigned to the 72nd Civil Engineering Directorate, 72nd Air Base Wing. Died of non-combat related medical causes at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2009

Photobucket -Capt. Robert J. Yllescas, 31 – Lincoln, Nebraska – 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on December 1, 2008, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on October 28.

October 27,2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Brian R. Bates Jr., 20 – Gretna, Louisiana – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Fernando Delarosa, 24 – Alamo, Texas – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Luis M. Gonzalez, 27 – South Ozone Park, New York – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Dale R. Griffin, 29 – Terre Haute, Indiana – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Issac B. Jackson, 27 – Plattsburg, Missouri – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, one of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Jared D. Stanker, 22 – Evergreen Park, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Christopher I. Walz 25 – Vancouver, Washington – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Patrick O. Williamson, 24 – Broussard, Louisiana – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009

October 26.2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Keith R. Bishop, 28 – Smithtown, New York – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Gregory M.W. Fleury, 23 – Anchorage, Alaska – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Josue E. Hernandez-Chavez, 23 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. Eric A. Jones, 29 – Westchester, New York – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, one of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 3 Niall D. Lyons, 40 – Spokane, Washington – 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Shawn H. McNabb, 24 -Terrell, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class David E. Metzger, 32 – San Diego, California – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. David S. Mitchell, 30 – Loveland, Ohio – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael P. Montgomery, 36 – Redmond, Washington – 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Nickolas A. Mueller, 26 – Little Chute, Wisconsin – 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

Photobucket -Capt. Kyle R. Van De Giesen, 29 – North Attleboro, Massachusetts – Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009

October 25,2009

Photobucket -Spc. Brandon K. Steffey, 23 – Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan – 178th Military Police Detachment, 89th Military Police Brigade, III Corps. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Eduviges G. Wolf, 24 – Hawthorne, California – 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her vehicle with a rocket propelled grenade in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2009

October 24,2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Devin J. Michel, 19 – Stockton, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari province, Afghanistan, on October 24, 2009

October 23, 2009

Photobucket Spc. Robert K. Charlton, 22 – Malden, Missouri – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died on October 27, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Wardak, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Kimble A. Han, 30 – Lehi, Utah – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on October 23, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Eric N. Lembke, 25 – Tampa, Florida – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on October 23, 2009

October 21, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Kyle A. Coumas, 22 – Lockeford, California – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Killed when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2009

October 20, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. David R. Baker, 22 – Painesville, Ohio – 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on October 20, 2009

October 17, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Michael A. Dahl Jr., 23 – Moreno Valley, California – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Argahndab, Afghanistan, on October 17, 2009

October 16, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Anthony G. Green, 28 – Matthews, North Carolina – 143rd Infantry Detachment, Texas Army National Guard, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Christopher M. Rudzinski, 28 – Rantoul, Illinois – 293rd Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. Killed when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Chris N. Staats, 32 – Fredericksburg, Texas – 143rd Infantry Detachment, Texas Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009

October 15, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Jesus O. Flores Jr., 28 – La Mirada, California – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion, One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Daniel C. Lawson, 33 – Deerfield Beach, Florida – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Glen H. Stivison Jr., 34 – Blairsville, Pennsylvania – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Brandon M. Styer, 19 – Lancaster, Pennsylvania – 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009

October 10, 2009
Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Alfonso Ochoa Jr., 20 – Armona, California – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on October 10, 2009

October 7, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. George W. Cauley, 24 – Walker, Minnesota – 114th Transportation Company, 347th Regional Support Group, Minnesota Army National Guard, Died on October 10, 2009, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 7, 2009

October 6, 2009
Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor, 27 – Bovey, Minnesota – Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. .Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2009

October 4, 2009
Photobucket-Spc. Kevin O. Hill, 23 – Brooklyn, New York – 576th Mobility Augmentation Company, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and indirect fires at Contingency Outpost Dehanna, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2009

October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher T. Griffin, 24 – Kincheloe, Michigan – B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt, 24 – Applegate, California – B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk, 30 – South Portland, Maine – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, one of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Stephan L. Mace, 21 – Lovettsville, Virginia – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Vernon W. Martin, 25 – Savannah, Georgia – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Thomas D. Rabjohn, 39 – Litchfield Park, Arizona – 363rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment, Arizona Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated during an attempt to disarm it in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Michael P. Scusa, 22 – Villas, New Jersey – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson, 22 – Reno, Nevada – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009

October 2, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Ryan C. Adams, 26 – Rhinelander, Wisconsin – 951st Engineer Company, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle using rocket-propelled grenade fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Alan H. Newton Jr., 26 – Asheboro, North Carolina – 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, 352nd Civil Affairs Command. One of two soldiers killed when they were attacked by a suicide bomber in Murcheh, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Brandon A. Owens, 21 – Memphis, Tennessee – 118th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit using small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009

Photobucket -Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver, 32 – Medford, Massachusetts – 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, 352nd Civil Affairs Command. One of two soldiers killed when they were attacked by a suicide bomber in Murcheh, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Aaron M. Smith, 25 – Manhattan, Kansas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit using small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009

October 1, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Russell S. Hercules Jr., 22 – Murfreesboro, Tennessee – Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Roberto D. Sanchez, 24 – Satellite Beach, Florida – Company B, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment .Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2009

September 30, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Alex French IV, 31 – Milledgeville, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using a roadside bomb in Khost, Afghanistan, on September 30, 2009

September 29, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jack M. Martin III, 26 – Bethany, Oklahoma – 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb on Jolo Island, Philippines, on September 29, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Christopher D. Shaw, 37 – Natchez, Mississippi – 3rd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb on Jolo Island, Philippines, on September 29, 2009

September 26, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Jordan L. Chrobot, 24 – Frederick, Maryland – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on September 26, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Kevin J. Graham, 27 – Benton, Kentucky – Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Killed when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 26, 2009

September 24, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. John J. Malone, 24 – Yonkers, New York – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on September 24, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Titus R. Reynolds, 23 – Columbus, Ohio – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Omar Zai, Afghanistan, on September 24, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Edward B. Smith, 30 – Homestead, Florida – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Omar Zai, Afghanistan, on September 24, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Joseph V. White, 21 – Bellevue, Washington – 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. cOne of three soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Omar Zai, Afghanistan, on September 24, 2009

September 21, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. William L. Meredith, 26 – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 569th Engineer Company, 4th Engineer Battalion. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 21, 2009

September 20, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Corey J. Kowall, 20 – Murfreesboro, Tennessee – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division . One of two soldiers killed a vehicle rollover accident in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Damon G. Winkleman, 23 – Lakeville, Ohio – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed a vehicle rollover accident in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2009

September 19, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. David A. Davis, 28 – Dalhart, Texas – 32nd Transportation Company, 68th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 43rd Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered during an indirect fire attack at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on September 19, 2009

September 17, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Jeremiah J. Monroe, 31 – Niskayuna, New York – 7th Engineer Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2009

September 16, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Bradley S. Bohle, 29 – Glen Burnie, Maryland – Company A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of three soldiers that died on September 16, 2009, of wounds suffered on September 15 when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Ghur Ghuri, Afghanistan.

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert D. Gordon II, 22 – River Falls, Alabama – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Died on September 16, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, from a non-combat related illness, after becoming ill in southern Afghanistan on September 11

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Shawn P. McCloskey, 33 – Peachtree City, Georgia – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers that died on September 16, 2009, of wounds suffered on September 15 when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Ghur Ghuri, Afghanistan

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua M. Mills, 24 – El Paso, Texas – Company A, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers that died on September 16, 2009, of wounds suffered on September 15 when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Ghur Ghuri, Afghanistan

September 15, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Demetrius L. Void, 20 -Orangeburg, South Carolina – 57th Expeditionary Signal Battalion, 11th Signal Brigade. Died of injuries sustained when a military vehicle struck him while conducting physical training at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on September 15, 2009.

September 14, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Andrew H. McConnell, 24 – Carlisle, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on September 14, 2009

Photobucket -1st Lt. David T. Wright II, 26 -Moore, Oklahoma – 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on September 14, 2009

September 12, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Nekl B. Allen, 29 – Rochester, New York – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb and small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on September 12, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Bryan D. Berky, 25 – Melrose, Florida – 28th Civil Engineer Squadron, 28th Mission Support Group, 28th Bomb Wing, Died of wounds sustained from enemy fire while supporting combat operations near Bala Baluk, Afghanistan, on September 12, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Daniel L. Cox, 23 – Parsons, Kansas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb and small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on September 12, 2009

Photobucket-Tech Sgt. James R. Hornbarger, 33 – Wing Castle Rock, Washington – 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 9th Maintenance Group, 9th Reconnaissance. Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in the Mediterranean on September 12, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Tyler A. Juden, 23 – Winfield, Kansas – 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, killed when enemy forces attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Turan, Afghanistan, on September 12, 2009

September 10, 2009

Photobucket-1st Lt. Tyler E. Parten, 24 – Marianna, Arkansas – 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 10, 2009

September 8, 2009

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Edwin W. Johnson Jr., 31 – Columbus, Georgia – 3rd Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, one of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009

Photobucket-1st Lt. Michael E. Johnson, 25 – Virginia Beach, Virginia – 7th Communications Battalion, 3rd Marine Headquarters Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, one of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Aaron M. Kenefick, 30 – Roswell, Georgia – 3rd Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, one of three Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class James R. Layton, 22 – Riverbank, California – Assigned to an embedded training team with Combined Security Tranisiton Command-Afghanistan. Killed while supporting combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009

September 6, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Randy M. Haney, 27 – Orlando, Florida – Headquarters Company, 4th Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, on September 6, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael C. Murphrey, 25 – Snyder, Texas – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on September 6, 2009

September 5, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. Joshua S. Meadows, 30 – Bastrop, Texas – 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion. Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on September 5, 2009

September 4, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Matthew M. Martinek, 20 – DeKalb, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. Died on September 11, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb followed by a rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2009

Photobucket- 2nd Lt. Darryn D. Andrews, 34 – Dallas, Texas – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb and a rocket-propelled grenade in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2009

September 3, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Christopher S. Fowlkes, 20 – Gaffney, South Carolina – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died on September 10, 2009, of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Christopher S. Baltazar Jr., 19 – San Antonio, Texas – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2009

Photobucket- Petty Officer 3rd Class Benjamin P. Castiglione, 21 – Howell, Michigan – Navy corpsman assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2009

August 31, 2009

Photobucket- Pfc. Jordan M. Brochu, 20 – Cumberland, Maine – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Shuyene Sufia, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. David R. Hall, 31 – Elyria, Ohio – Company G, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Tyler R. Walshe, 21 – Shasta, California – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on August 31, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Jonathan D. Welch, 19 – Yorba Linda, California – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit with a roadside bomb in Shuyene Sufia, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2009

August 29, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Jason S. Dahlke, 29 – Orlando, Florida – Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Killed when he was shot during a Ranger task force attack on an enemy command and control node and logistics base in a rugged, remote mountainous area in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 29, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Eric W. Hario, 19 – Monroe, Michigan – Company A, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Died at a combat support hospital of wounds received during a Ranger task force attack on an enemy command and control node and logistics base in a rugged, remote mountainous area in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 29, 2009

August 28, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Abraham S. Wheeler III, 22 – Columbia, South Carolina – 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. cDied of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2009

August 27, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Matthew E. Wildes. 18 – Hammond, Louisiana – 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on August 27, 2009

August 26, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Kurt R. Curtiss, 27 – Murray, Utah – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when he was shot while his unit was supporting Afghan security forces during an enemy attack in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2009

August 25, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. John L. Hallett III – 30 – Dupont, California – Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on August 25, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. Cory J. Jenkins, 30 – Arizona – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, one of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on August 25, 2009.

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Ronald W. Sawyer, 38 – Trenton, Missouri – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on August 25, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Dennis M. Williams, 24 – Federal Way, Washington – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan on August 25, 2009

August 22, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Andrew T. Lobosco, 29 – Somerville, New Jersey – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Fatally shot during a dismounted patrol near Yakhchal in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2009

August 21, 2009

Photobucket–Sgt. Matthew L. Ingram, 25 – Pearl, Mississippi – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle, and his unit came under small arms fire from enemy forces in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2009.

August 20, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Brian M. Wolverton, 21 – Oak Park, California – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with indirect fire in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Paul E. Dumont Jr., 23 – Williamsburg, Virginia – 149th Transportation Company, 10th Transportation Battalion, Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2009

August 18, 2009

Photobucket-Gunnery Sgt. Adam F. Benjamin, 34 – Garfield Heights, Ohio – 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Clayton P. Bowen, 29 – San Antonio, Texas – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Troy O. Tom, 21 – Shiprock, New Mexico – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their unit in Arghandab, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009.

Photobucket -Pfc. Morris L. Walker, 23 – Chapel Hill, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009.

Photobucket -Pfc. Jonathan C. Yanney, 20 – Litchfield, Minnesota – 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their unit in Arghandab, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009

August 17, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Leopold F. Damas, 26 – Floral Park, New York – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2009.

August 16, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Nicholas R. Roush, 22 – Middleville, Michigan – 1st Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2009

August 14, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class William B. Woods Jr., 31 – Chesapeake, Virginia – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, Maryland Army National Guard. Died on August 16, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when he was shot during a patrol in Ghanzi, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Joshua M. Bernard, 21 – New Portland, Maine – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2009

August 13, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. William J. Cahir, 40 – Washington, D.C. – 4th Civil Affairs Group, Marine Forces Reserve, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 13, 2009

August 12, 2009

Photobucket -Capt. John Tinsley, 28 – Tallahassee, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during a combat patrol in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on August 12, 2009

August 10, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Bruce E. Ferrell, 21 – Perdido, Alabama – Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2009

August 9, 2009

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Patrick W. Schimmel, 21 – Winfield, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 9, 2009

August 8, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Javier Olvera, 20 – Palmdale, California – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2009

August 4, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Tara J. Smith, 33 – Nashville, North Carolina – 50th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade. Died on August 8, 2009, in Bagram, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related incident that occurred August 4, 2009, at Camp Phoenix, Afghanistan

July 30, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Gregory A. Posey, 22 – Knoxville, Tennessee – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 30, 2009

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Jonathan F. Stroud, 20 – – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Cashion, Oklahoma One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 30, 2009

July 29, 2009

Photobucket -Pvt. Gerrick D. Smith, 19 – Sullivan, Illinois – Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Herat, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2009

Photobucket -Chief Warrant Officer 2 Douglas M. Vose, 38 -Concrete, Washington – Operational Detachment Alpha 0114, 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. Killed by intense direct small arms fire during combat operations in Kabul province, Afghanistan, on July 29, 2009

July 29, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Donald W. Vincent, 26 – Gainesville, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2009

July 24, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Justin D. Coleman, 21 – Spring Hill, Florida – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2009

July 23, 2009

Photobucket- Aviation Electronics Technician Airman Andrew Scott Charpentier, 21 – Great Falls, Montana – Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion, Joint Task Force Guantanam, Died on July 23, 2009, at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, from a non-combat related illness incurred while assigned to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Photobucket-Sgt. Ryan H. Lane, 25 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds suffered while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2009.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Jeremy S. Lasher, 27 – Oneida, New York – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2009

Photobucket -Cpl. Nicholas G. Xiarhos, 21 – Yarmouth Port, Massachusetts – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2009

July 23, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Randy L. J. Neff Jr., 22 – Franklin, Wisconsin – 4th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade Blackfoot, Idaho One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2009.

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua J. Rimer, 24 – Rochester, Pennsylvania – 4th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2009

July 21, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Raymundo P. Morales, 34 – Dalton, Georgia – 148th Brigade Support Battalion, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover in Methar Lam, Afghanistan, on July 21, 2009

July 20, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Anthony M. Lightfoot, 20 – Riverdale, Georgia – 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle after an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Gregory Owens Jr., 24 – Garland, Texas – 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle after an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2009.

Photobucket-Pfc. Dennis J. Pratt, 34 – Duncan, Oklahoma – 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle after an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2009.

Photobucket-Spc. Andrew J. Roughton, 21 – Houston, Texas – 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle after an attack from enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2009

July 17, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. Thomas J. Gramith, 27 – Eagan, Minnesota – 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Operations Group, 4th Fighter Wing, One of two airmen killed when their F-15E Strike Eagle crashed near Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2009.

Photobucket-Capt. Mark R. McDowell, 26 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – 336th Fighter Squadron, 4th Operations Group, 4th Fighter Wing. One of two airmen killed when their F-15E Strike Eagle crashed near Ghazni, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2009

July 14, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jason J. Fabrizi, 29 – Seffner, Florida – Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Died of wounds sustained when his mounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Konar province, Afghanistan on July 14, 2009

July 13, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael W. Heede Jr., 22 – Delta, Pennsylvania – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. David S. Spicer, 33 – Zanesfield, Ohio – 8th Engineer Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2009

July 12, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Eric J. Lindstrom, 27 – Flagstaff, Arizona – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his dismounted patrol using small-arms and indirect fire near Barge Matal, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Eric J. Lindstrom, 27 – Flagstaff, Arizona – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his dismounted patrol using small-arms and indirect fire near Barge Matal, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2009

July 11, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Pedro A. Barboza Flores, 27 – Glendale, California -2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of two Marines killed while suppporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 11, 2009

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Jerome D. Hatfield, 36 – Axton, Virginia – 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of two Marines killed while suppporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 11, 2009

July 10, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp, 21 – Rosemount, Minnesota – 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died on July 18, 2009 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 10, 2009.

Photobucket-Cpl. Matthew R. Lembke, 22 – Tualatin, Oregon – Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on July 10, 2009, of wounds sustained on June 24, 2009, during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan

July 9, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua R. Farris, 22 – La Grange, Texas – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2009.

July 8, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Roger G. Hager, 20 – Gibsonville, North Carolina – Company A, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2009

Photobucket-Master Sgt. John E. Hayes, 36 – Middleburg, Florida – Company A, 2nd Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Gregory J. Missman, 36 – Batavia, Ohio – 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Died in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained elsewhere in Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire on July 8, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael C. Roy, 25 – North Fort Myers, Florida – 3rd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Marine Special Operations Advisor Group. Died while supporting combat operations in Nimroz province, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2009.

Photobucket -Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Darren Ethan Tate, 21 – Canyon, Texas – Deployed as an individual augmentee to Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. .Died of non-hostile causes at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan on July 8, 2009

July 7, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Christopher M. Talbert, 24 – Norcross, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Shindad, Afghanistan, on July 7, 2009

July 6, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Brock H. Chavers, 25 – Bulloch, Georgia – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Brigade Infantry Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Konduz, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2009

Photobucket-Capt. Mark A. Garner, 30 – Surry, North Carolina – Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Joint Multinational Readiness Center, Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Argandab District, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Nicolas H. J. Gideon, 20 – Murrieta, California – Company C, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died July 6, 2009, at Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered earlier that day in Paktya, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires

Photobucket-Spc. Chester W. Hosford, 35 – Hastings, Minnesota – B Troop, 2nd Battalion, 106th Cavalry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard, one of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Konduz, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Issac L. Johnson, 24 – Columbus, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, one of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Konduz, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2009

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Tony Michael Randolph, 22 – Henryetta, Oklahoma – Assigned to Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his convoy in northern Afghanistan on July 6, 2009

Photobucket -2nd Lt. Derwin I. Williams, 41 – Guard Glenwood, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 106th Cavalry Regiment, Illinois Army National. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Konduz, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2009

July 4, 2009

Photobucket- Pfc. Justin A. Casillas, 19 – Dunnigan, California – 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked Combat Outpost Zerok with small arms and indirect fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Aaron E. Fairbairn, 20 – Aberdeen, Washington, Company A, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when insurgents attacked Combat Outpost Zerok with small arms and indirect fire in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 4, 2009

July 2, 2009
Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Charles S. Sharp, 20 – Adairsville, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed in a firefight with Taliban insurgents in Garmsir district in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 2, 2009

June 29, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Terry J. Lynch, 22 – Shepherd, Montana – 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on June 29, 2009

June 26, 2009

Photobucket- Pfc. Peter K. Cross, 20 – Saginaw, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries sustained during a vehicle rolloverat Combat Outpost Carwile, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2009

June 25 , 2009

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Brian N. Bradshaw, 24 – Steilacoom, Washington – 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Kheyl, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2009

June 24, 2009

Photobucket- Pvt. Steven T. Drees, 19 – Peshtigo, Wisconsin – 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Died June 28, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher in Konar province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2009

June 21, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Ricky D. Jones, 26 – Plantersville, Alabama – Headquarters Company, 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, one of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by indirect fire in Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Rodrigo A. Munguia Rivas, 27 – Germantown, Maryland – 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their unit was attacked by indirect fire in Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2009

June 20, 2009

Photobucket- 1st Sgt. John D. Blair, 38 – Calhoun, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle in Mado Zayi, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2009

Photobucket-Command Master Chief Jeffrey J. Garber, 43 – Hemingford, Nebraska – Carrier Air Wing Seven, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, Died of non-hostile causes aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 20, 2009

June 19, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Paul G. Smith, 43 – Peoria, Illinois – 2nd Squadron, 106th Cavalry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard. .One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 19, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Melton, 26 – Carlyle, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 19, 2009

June 17, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Kevin A. Dupont, 52 – Templeton, Massachusetts – 79th Troop Command, Died on June 17, 2009, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Kandau, Afghanistan on March 8, 2009

June 15, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Jonathan C. O’Neill, 22 – Zephyrhills, Florida – Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade. Died on June 15, 2009, at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Paktya, Afghanistan, on June 2.

June 10, 2009

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ricky L. Richardson Jr., 33 – Franklin, Missouri – 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary. Force Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 10, 2009

June 9, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Eduardo S. Silva, 25 – Greenfield, California – 563rd Aviation Support Battalion, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Died of a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on June 9, 2009

June 6, 2009

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Joshua R. Whittle, 20 – Downey, California – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2009

June 4, 2009

Photobucket- Maj. Rocco M. Barnes, 50 – Los Angeles, California – Tactical Command Post, 40th Infantry Division, California Army National Guard, Died on injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over in Afghanistan on June 4, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. John C. Beale, 39 – Riverdale, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, One of three soldiers killed by a homemade bomb and small-arms fire near Kapisa, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2009

Photobucket-Maj. Kevin M. Jenrette, 37 – Lula, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, one of three soldiers killed by a homemade bomb and small-arms fire near Kapisa, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Jeffrey W. Jordan, 21 – Rome, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 108th Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition Squadron, 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard, one of three soldiers killed by a homemade bomb and small-arms fire near Kapisa, Afghanistan, on June 4, 2009

June 3, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Jarrett P. Griemel, 20 – La Porte, Texas – Headquarters Company, 425th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Gardez, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2009

June 2, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Roberto A. Hernandez II, 21 – Far Rockaway, New York – 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade, Died of wounds sustained when his mounted patrol was attacked by a homemade bomb and small-arms fire in Paktya, Afghanistan on June 2, 2009.

June 1, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Jeffrey A. Hall, 28 – Huntsville, Alabama – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Nerkh, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Jasper K. Obakrairur, 26 – Hilo, Hawaii – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Nerkh, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Matthew D. Ogden, 33 – Corpus Christi, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Nerkh, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Matthew W. Wilson, 19 – Miller, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Nerkh, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2009

May 31, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Matthew G. Reza, 27 – Austin, Texas – Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron 31, Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station. Died in a non-hostile incident in Kandahar, Afghanistan on May 31, 2009

May 26, 2009

Photobucket-Senior Airman Ashton L. M. Goodman, 21 – Indianapolis, Indiana – 43rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, 43rd Mission Support Group, 43rd Airlift Wing, One of two airmen killed by a roadside bomb near Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on May 26, 2009

Photobucket -Lt. Col. Mark E. Stratton II, 39 – Houston, Texas – Air Force Element, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Pentagon. One of two airmen killed by a roadside bomb near Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan on May 26, 2009

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Blue C. Rowe, 33 – Summers, Arkansas – Detachment 22, 426th Civil Affairs Battalion. Summers, Arkansas Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Panjshir province, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2009

May 22, 2009

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer Brent S. Cole, 38 – Reedsville, West Virginia – 1st Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Died when his helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing near Tarin Kwot in Uruzgan province Afghanistan, on May 22, 2009

May 20, 2009

Photobucket -1st Lt. Roslyn L. Schulte, 25 – St. Louis, Missouri – Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces Command. Died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 20, 2009

May 15, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Carlie M. Lee III, 23 – Birmingham, Alabama – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Chak, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Esau I. De la Pena-Hernandez, 25 – La Puente, California – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Chak, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2009

May 10, 2009

Photobucket -Spc. Lukasz D. Saczek, 23 – Lake in the Hills, Illinois – Company D, 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Nangarhar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident on May 10, 2009

May 1, 2009

Photobucket-Spec. Ryan C. King, 22 – Dallas, Georgia – Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, one of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using direct fire near the village of Nishagam, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 1, 2009.

Photobucket-Sgt. James D. Pirtle, 21 – Colorado Springs, Colorado – Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using direct fire near the village of Nishagam, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 1, 2009.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. William D. Vile, 27 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit using direct fire near the village of Nishagam, in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 1, 2009.

April 15, 2009

Photobucket- Pfc. Richard A. Dewater, 21 – Topeka, Kansas – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Died of wounds sustained from a roadside bomb while on a dismounted patrol near Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2009

April 14, 2009

Photobucket- Cpl. Francisco X. Aguila, 35 – Bayamon, Puerto Rico – 82nd Sustainment Brigade, XVIII Airborne Corps, Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 14, 2009

April 10 , 2009

Photobucket-Airman 1st Class Jacob I. Ramsey, 20 – Hesperia, California – 712th Air Support Operations Squadron, 3rd Air Support Operations Group. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 10, 2009

April 8, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Blaise A. Oleski, 22 – Holland Patent, New York – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 8, 2009

April 6, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Adam M. Kuligowski, 21 – Arlington, Virginia – Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division, died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Bagram, Afghanistan on April 6, 2009

April 4, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Phillip A Myers, 30 – Hopewell, Virginia – 48th Civil Engineer Squadron, 48th Mission Support Group, 48th Fighter Wing. Died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb near Helmand province, Afghanistan, on April 4, 2009

March 27, 2009

Photobucket- Lt. Florence B. Choe, 35 – El Cajon, California – Navy officer assigned to Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan, One of two sailors killed when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on March 27, 2009.

Photobucket -Lt. j.g. Francis L. Toner IV, 26 – Narragansett, Rhode Island – Navy officer assigned to Combined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan. One of two sailors killed when an Afghan National Army soldier opened fire on personnel at Camp Shaheen in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on March 27, 2009.

March 22, 2009

Photobucket-Pfc. Adam J. Hardt, 19 – Avondale, Arizona – Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Airborne in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Michael W. Ouellette, 28 – Manchester, New Hampshire – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2009

Photobucket -Cpl. Anthony L. Williams, 21 – Oxford, Pennsylvania – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2009.

March 20, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Daniel J. Geary, 22 – Rome, New York – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on March 20, 2009

March 15, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Christopher P. Abeyta, 23 – Midlothian, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Kot, Afghanistan, on March 15, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Timothy L. Bowles, 24 – Tucson, Arizona – 3rd Logistics Readiness Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb near Kot, Afghanistan, on March 15, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Norman L. Cain III, 22 – Oregon, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Kot, Afghanistan, on March 15, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Robert M. Weinger, 24 – Round Lake Beach, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 178th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Kot, Afghanistan, on March 15, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Archie A. Taylor, 37 – Tomball, Texas – 2nd Intelligence Battalion, 2nd MEF Headquarters Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Kabul province, Afghanistan, on March 14, 2009

Photobucket- Pfc. Patrick A. Devoe II, 27 – Auburn, New York – 40th Cavalry Regiment4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb in Kandau Kalay, Afghanistan, on March 8, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Simone A. Robinson, 21 – Dixmoor, Illinois – 634th Brigade Support Battalion, Illinois Army National Guard. Died on March 1 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb exploded near her security post on January 17, 2009, in Kabul, Afghanistan.

February 24, 2009

Photobucket- Capt. Brian M. Bunting, 29 – Potomac, Maryland – An Individual Ready Reservist assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 24, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Schuyler Patch, 25 – Galva, Illinois – Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 106th Cavalry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 24, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Scott Stream, 39 – Mattoon, Illinois – Headquarters Troop, 2nd Squadron, 106th Cavalry Regiment, 33rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 24, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. Daniel J. Thompson, 24 – Madison, Wisconsin – An Individual Ready Reservist assigned to the 715th Military Police Company, Florida Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their vehicle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 24, 2009

February 20, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Jeremy E. Bessa, 26 – Honolulu, Hawaii – Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a mounted combat reconnaissance patrol near Khordi in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Timothy P. Davis, 28 – Aberdeen, Washington – 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb near Bagram, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2009

Photobucket-Master Sgt. David L. Hurt, 36 – Oak Park, Illinois – Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, one of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a mounted combat reconnaissance patrol near Khordi in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on February 20, 2009

February 16, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Raymond J. Munden, 35 – Mesquite, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire at Forward Operating Base Tillman in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, on February 16, 2009

February 14, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Daniel L. Hansen, – 24 – Tracy, California – Marine Wing Support Squadron 171, Marine Wing Support Group 17, 1st Marine Air Wing, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on February 14, 2009

February 12, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Marc J. Small, 29 – Collegeville, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using a rocket-propelled grenade launcher and small-arms fire in Faramuz, Afghanistan, on February 12, 2009

February 10, 2009

Photobucket- Spc. Peter J. Courcy, 22 – Frisco, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Salerno, Afgahnistan, on February 10, 2009

Photobucket -Pfc. Jason R. Watson, 19 – Many, Louisiana – 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Salerno, Afgahnistan, on February 10, 2009

February 8, 2009

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Jason E. Burkholder, 27 – Elida, Ohio – 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard, One of two soldiers who died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan on February 8, 2009

Photobucket -1st Lt. Jared W. Southworth, 26 – Oakland, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment, 33rd Brigade Combat Team, Illinois Army National Guard. One of two soldiers who died of wounds suffered from a roadside bomb in Kabul, Afghanistan on February 8, 2009

February 7, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Kevin T. Preach, 21 – Bridgewater, Massachusetts – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Died on February 7, 2009 from wounds he received while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on January 24, 2009.

January 30, 2009

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Milton E. Suggs 51 38th Operational Support Airlift Detachment, 204th Theater Airfield Operations Group, Louisiana Army National Guard Lockport, Louisiana Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, on January 30, 2009

January 27, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Trevor J. Johnson, 23 – Forsyth, Montana – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 27, 2009

Photobucket -Sgt. David W. Wallace III, 25 – Sharpsville, Pennsylvania – 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 27, 2009

January 24, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Julian T. Brennan, 25 – Brooklyn, New York – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on January 24, 2009

January 17, 2009

Photobucket- Sgt. Ezra Dawson, 31 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Died when the Chinook helicopter he was in made a hard landing under combat conditions in Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on January 17, 2009

January 17, 2009

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Carlo M. Robinson, 33 – Lawton, Oklahoma – 1st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, on January 17, 2009

January 16, 2009

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Joshua R. Townsend, 30 – Solvang, California – Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died from a non-combat incident at Fire Base Ripley in the Tarin Kowt district of Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on January 16, 2009

January 11, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Bennett, 23 – Clifton, Virginia – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan on January 11, 2009

January 9, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Joseph M. Hernandez, 24 – Hammond, Indiana – COmpany C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, COmpany C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Jaldak, Zabul province, Afghanistan on January 9, 2009

Photobucket-Maj. Brian M. Mescall, 33 – Hopkinton, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Jaldak, Zabul province, Afghanistan on January 9, 2009

Photobucket-Cpl. Jason R. Parsons, 24 – Lenoir, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Jaldak, Zabul province, Afghanistan on January 9, 2009

January 8, 2009

Photobucket-Spc. Keith E. Essary, 20 – Dyersburg, Tennessee – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when their dismounted patrol was hit by a roadside bomb in Maywand, Afghanistan, on January 8, 2009

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua L. Rath, 22 – Decatur, Alabama – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when their dismounted patrol was hit by a roadside bomb in Maywand, Afghanistan, on January 8, 2009

January 6, 2009

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Jessie A. Cassada, 19 – Hendersonville, North Carolina – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on January 6, 2009

January 1, 2009

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Alberto Francesconi, 21 – Bronx, New York – 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on January 1, 2009

December 16, 2008

Photobucket-Pvt. Colman J. Meadows III, 19 -Senoia, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Ramrod, Afghanistan, on December 16, 2008

December 1, 2008

Photobucket -Capt. Robert J. Yllescas, 31 – Lincoln, Nebraska – 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on December 1, 2008, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on October 28.

November 13, 2008

Photobucket -Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles, 38 – Highlands Ranch, Colorado – 927th Engineer Company, 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard. Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2008

October 31, 2008

Photobucket -Sgt. Daniel W. Wallace, 27 – Dry Ridge, Kentucky – 201st Engineer Battalion, Kentucky Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Badin Kheyl, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2008

October 27, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. Nicholas A. Casey, 22 – Canton, Ohio – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives as they were preparing to enter a building in Baghlan, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Kevin D. Grieco, 35 – Bartlett, Illinois, Battery A, 2nd Battalion, 122nd Field Artillery Regiment, Illinois Army National Guard, One of two soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated explosives as they were preparing to enter a building in Baghlan, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2008

Photobucket -1st Lt. Trevor J. Yurista, 32 – Pleasant Valley, New York – 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2008

October 22, 2008

Photobucket -Spc. Deon L. Taylor, 30 – Bronx, New York – 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Bela Beluk, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2008

Photobucket-Cpl. Adrian Robles, 21 – Scottsbluff, Nebraska – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2008

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. San Sim, 23 – Santa Ana, California – 1st Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2008

October 20, 2008

Photobucket-Capt. Robert D. Lindenau, 39 – Camano Island, Washington – 91st Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle in Charbagh, Afghanistan, on October 20, 2008

October 16, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. Federico G. Borjas, 33 – San Diego, California – 416th Civil Affairs Battalion, 351st Civil Affairs Command, Died of wounds suffered from small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Bermel District Center, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. John M. Penich, 25 – Beach Park, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered from indirect fire in Karangol Village, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2008

October 14, 2008

Photobucket- Spc. Cory J. Bertrand, 18 – Center, Texas – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Qazi Bandeh, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Stephen R. Fortunato, 25 – Danvers, Massachusetts – Company D, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Qazi Bandeh, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Preston R. Medley, 23 – Baker, Florida – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Qazi Bandeh, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2008

October 13, 2008

Photobucket- Pfc. Scott G. Dimond, 39 – Franklin, New Hamphshire – 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry Regiment (Mountain), New Hampshire Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb and his patrol was engaged in a small-arms fire attack in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2008

October 13, 2008

Photobucket-Cpl. Jason A. Karella, 20 – Charlotte, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, died during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2008

October 2, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Jason E. von Zerneck, 33 – Charlotte, North Carolina – B Troop, 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained from a vehicle incident in Qara Bagh Karez, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2008

September 29, 2008

Photobucket- Capt. Richard G. Cliff, Jr., 29 – Mount Pleasant, South Carolina – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of three soldiers killed when the vehicle they were in encountered a roadside bomb during mounted operations in Yakchal, Afghanistan on September 29, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jamie S. Nicholas, 32 – Maysel, West Virginia – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers killed when the vehicle they were in encountered a roadside bomb during mounted operations in Yakchal, Afghanistan on September 29, 2008

September 28, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. William E. Hasenflu, 38 – Bradenton, Florida – A Troop, 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Died from wounds suffered when his unit was ambushed by enemy forces using small arms fire in the Jaji District of Paktia province, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2008

September 20, 2008

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Nathan M. Cox, 32 – Walcott, Iowa – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in the Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2008

Photobucket- Pvt. Joseph F. Gonzales, 18 – Tucson, Arizona – Company B, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in the Korengal Valley in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2008

Photobucket-Cryptologic Technician 3rd Class Petty Officer Matthew J. O’Bryant, 22 – Maryland Duluth – Navy Information Operations Command. Georgia Died in the bombing of the Mariott Hotel in Islamabad, Pakistan, on September 20, 2008

Photobucket-Maj. Rodolfo I. Rodriguez, 34 – El Paso, Texas – 86th Construction & Training Squadron. Died of wounds suffered from a homemade bomb in Islamabad, Pakistan, on September 20, 2008

Photobucket -Capt. Bruno Giancarlo de Solenni, 32 – Crescent City, California – Joint Forces Headquarters, Element Training Team, Oregon Army National Guard. Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2008

September 19, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. Jerome C. Bell Jr, 29 – Auburn, New York – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on September 19, 2008

September 18, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Brandon W. Farley, 30 – Grand Prairie, Texas – Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Died of wounds sustained when his mounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades in Able Monti, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2008

Photobucket -Lt. Col. James L. Wiley, 46 – North Bend, Oregon – 27th Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2008

September 17, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Joshua W. Harris, 21 – Romeoville, Illinois – 2nd Battalion 122nd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2008

Photobucket-Capt. Bruce E. Hays, 42 – Cheyenne, Wyoming – Wyoming Joint Forces Headquarters, Wyoming Army National Guard, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2008

Photobucket-1st Lt. Mohsin A. Naqvi, 26 – Newburgh, New York – 1st Battalion, 11th Infantry. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2008

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Jason A. Vazquez, 24 – Chicago, Illinois – 2nd Battalion 122nd Field Artillery, Illinois Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Gerdia Seria, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2008

September 11, 2008

Photobucket-Chief Petty Officer Jason Richard Freiwald, 30 – Armada, Michigan – Tactical Development and Evaluation Squadron 2, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Died on September 12, 2008, from injuries sustained during combat operations in Afghanistan on September 11, 2008

Photobucket-Senior Chief Petty Officer John Wayne Marcum, 34 – Flushing, Michigan – Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Died September 12, 2008, from injuries sustained during combat operations in Afghanistan on September 11, 2008

Photobucket-Pvt. Michael W. Murdock, 22 – Chocowinity, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when he was struck by enemy fire at Combat Outpost Lybert at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on September 11, 2008

Photobucket -Chief Warrant Officer Michael Slebodnik, 39 -Gibsonia, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 17th Cavalry Regiment, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when the aircraft he was piloting received enemy fire near Forward Operating Base Nagil, Afghanistan, on September 11, 2008

September 9, 2008

Photobucket-1st Lt. Nicholas A. Madrazo, 25 – Bothell, Washington – Headquarters Battery, 12th Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Parwan province, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2008

Photobucket-Capt. Jesse Melton III, 29 – Randallstown, Maryland – Headquarters Battery, 12th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Parwan province, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2008

Photobucket -Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Eichmann A. Strickland, 23 – Arlington, Washington – Combat Service Support Det. 36. Killed when the vehicle he was driving hit a roadside bomb in Afghnya Valley, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2008

September 6, 2008

Photobucket- Pvt. Michael R. Dinterman, 18 – Littlestown, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Died of wounds suffered when he received enemy fire while on dismounted patrol at Oustpost Restrepo, Kunar Province, Afghanistan, on September 6, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Marques I. Knight, 24 – Juan Capistrano, California – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division San Died of wounds suffered when received small-arms fire while on dismounted patrol in Aliabad, Afghanistan, on September 6, 2008

September 4, 2008

Photobucket -Pvt. Vincent C. Winston Jr., 22 – St. Louis, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on September 4, 2008

September 2, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Gregory A. Rodriguez, 35 – Weidman, Michigan – K-9 unit of the 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, 18th MP Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when his mounted patrol came under small-arms fire in Ana Kalay, Afghanistan, on September 2, 2008

August 30, 2008

Photobucket-Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Harris, 36 – Lexington, North Carolina – Tactical Development & Evaulation Squadron 2, Naval Special Warfare Development Group, Died of injuries sustained while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan on August 30, 2008.

August 27, 2008

Photobucket-Pfc Tan Q. Ngo, 20 – Beaverton, Oregon – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment. Died on August 27, 2008 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered in Zabul province, Afghanistan, when his mounted patrol received small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire.

August 22, 2008

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Brian E. Studer, 28 – Ramsey, Minnesota – 720th Explosive Ordnance Disposal Company, 28th Transportation Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. Killed when the homemade bomb he was attempting to deactivate detonated in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2008.

August 20, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. David L. Paquet, 26 – Rising Sun, Maryland – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of undetermined causes while conducting a patrol at Combat Outpost Vegas, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2008.

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class David J. Todd Jr. 36 – Marrero, Louisiana – A cavalry scout serving on a Military Transition Team assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire during a patrol in Bala Morghab, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2008.

August 17, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Jonathon Luscher, 20 – Scranton, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry, Pennsylvania Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2008

August 16, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kristopher D. Rodgers, 29 – Sturgis, Michigan – 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Korengal, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2008.

August 15, 2008

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Donald C. Carwile, 29 – Oxford, Mississippi – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb and then received small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, on August 15, 2008

Photobucket- Pfc. Paul E. Conlon Jr., 21 – Somerville, Massachusetts – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb and then received small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Wardak Province, Afghanistan, on August 15, 2008.

August 14, 2008

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Juan Lopez-Castaneda 19 – Mesa, Arizona – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2008.

Photobucket-Cpl. Anthony G. Mihalo, 23 – Naperville, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2008.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Jacob J. Toves, 27 – Grover Beach, California – 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand, province, Afghanistan, on August 14, 2008.

August 10, 2008

Photobucket-Pvt. John A. Mattox, 23 – Daingerfield, Texas – 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Bostick, Afghanistan, on August 10, 2008. The incident is under investigation.

August 4, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Errol M. James, 29 – St. Croix, Virgin Islands – 527th Military Police Company, 709th Military Police Battalion, died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Torkham, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2008.

Photobucket-Capt. Garrett T. Lawton, 31 – Charleston, West Virginia – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command. Died during combat operations in Herat province, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2008.

August 3, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Jaime Gonzalez Jr., 40 – Austin, Texas – 436th Chemical Company, Texas Army National Guard, Died of injuries suffered when his vehicle encountered a mine in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2008

August 1, 2008

Photobucket- Pfc. David J. Badie, 23 – Rockford, Illinois – Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. Ryan P. Baumann, 24 – Great Mills, Maryland – 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Died of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb on Route Alaska, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2008

Photobucket-Pvt. Jair De Jesus Garcia, 29 – Chatsworth, California – C Troop, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2008.

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Michael R. Girdano, 23 – Apollo, Pennsylvania – Company A, Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2008.

Photobucket-Spc. William J. Mulvihill, 20 – Leavenworth, Kansas – Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2008.

July 25, 2008

Photobucket- Spc. Seteria L. Brown, 22 – Orlando, Florida – 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident in Sharana, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2008.

July 21, 2008

Photobucket -Pfc. Ivan I. Wilson, 22 – Clearlake, California – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 21, 2008.

July 20, 2008

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Nick A. Dewhirst, 25 – Onalaska, Wisconsin – 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Died of wounds suffered when his convoy came under attack by individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in the Qalandar District of the Khost Province, Afghanistan, on July 20, 2008.

July 17, 2008

Photobucket-1st Lt. Jason D. Mann, 29 – Woodlynne, New Jersey – 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit. Died from a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2008.

July 16, 2008

Photobucket-Pfc. Willington M. Rhoads, 23 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 173rd Brigade Support Battalion. Died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2008.

July 13, 2008

Photobucket- Pfc. Sergio S. Abad, 21 – Morganfield, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Tea. One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket- Cpl. Jonathan R. Ayers, 24 – Snellville, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket- Cpl. Jason M. Bogar, 25 – Seattle, Washington – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Jonathan P. Brostrom, 24 – Hawaii – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. Israel Garcia, 24 – Long Beach, California – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket-Cpl. Jason D. Hovater, 24 – Clinton, Tennessee – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, one of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket-Cpl. Matthew B. Phillips, 27 – Jasper, Georgia – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket-Cpl. Pruitt A. Rainey, 22 – Haw River, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket -Master Sgt. Mitchell W. Young, 39 – Jonesboro, Georgia – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Killed when the vehicle he was in struck a roadside bomb in Kajaki Sofla, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

Photobucket -Cpl. Gunnar W. Zwilling, 20 – Florissant, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of nine soldiers killed when their outpost was attacked by small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades by enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13, 2008.

July 8, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. Douglas J. Bull, 29 – Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania – Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Killed when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb during a mounted patrol in Chow Kay Valley, Afghanistan, on July 8, 2008.

July 4, 2008

Photobucket-1st Lt. Daniel Farkas, 42 – Brooklyn, New York – Headquarters, 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, New York Army National Guard, Died of injuries suffered from a non-hostile incident in Kabul, Afghanistan on July 4, 2008.

July 2, 2008

Photobucket -Spc. Estell L. Turner, 43 – Sioux Falls, South Dakota – 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Died July 2, 2008, at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Malikheyl, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2008.

June 29, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey M. Radamorales, 32 – Naranjito, Puerto Rico – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers who died of injuries sustained when their rolled into a canal in Khosrow-E Sofla, Afghanistan, on June 29, 2008.

Photobucket -Master Sgt. Shawn E. Simmons, 39 – – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers who died of injuries sustained when their rolled into a canal in Khosrow-E Sofla, Afghanistan, on June 29, 2008.

Photobucket -Sgt. James M. Treber, 24 – Imperial Beach, California – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of three soldiers who died of injuries sustained when their rolled into a canal in Khosrow-E Sofla, Afghanistan, on June 29, 2008.

June 27, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Travis K. Hunsberger, 24 – Goshen, Indiana – Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. died of wounds suffered when he struck a pressure-plated during a dismounted route clearance as part of the patrol near Tarin Kowt in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2008.

June 26, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Edgar A. Heredia, 28 – Houston, Texas – Company H, 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion, Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Matthew L. Hilton, 37 – Livonia, Michigan – Company F, 425th Infantry Regiment, Michigan Army National Guard, One of three soldiers killed when their convoy encountered roadside bombs, small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Joseph A. McKay, 51 – Brooklyn, New York – 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when their convoy encountered roadside bombs, small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2008.

Photobucket-Spc. Mark C. Palmateer, 38 – Poughkeepsie, New York – 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry Regiment, New York Army National Guard. One of three soldiers killed when their convoy encountered roadside bombs, small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2008.

June 25, 2008

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Christopher D. Strickland, 25 – Labelle, Florida – 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Killed while supporing combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2008.

June 24, 2008

Photobucket- Spc. Ryan J. Connolly, 24 – Vacaville, California – 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a suspected landmine in Khogyani, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2008.

June 21, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Anthony L. Mangano, 36 – Greenlawn, New York – 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition), New York Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. Nelson D. Rodriguez Ramirez, 22 – Revere, Massachusetts – 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition), New York Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2008.

Photobucket -Sgt. Andrew Seabrooks, 36 – Queens, New York – 2nd Squadron, 101st Cavalry (Reconnaissance, Surveillance and Target Acquisition), New York Army National Guard. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2008.

Photobucket -Lt. Col. James J. Walton, 41 – Rockville, Maryland – Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb and small-arms fire in Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2008.

June 20, 2008

Photobucket- Hospitalman Dustin Kelby Burnett, 19 – Mohave, Arizona – Navy corpsman assigned to First Marine Division Detachment Fort, Died during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. Matthew E. Mendoza, 24 – San Antonio, Texas -2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2008.

Photobucket -Capt. Eric Daniel Terhune, 34 – Lexington, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 19, 2008.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Andrew Francis Whitacre, 21 – Bryant, Indiana – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. cOne of two Marines killed during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 19, 2008.

June 18, 2008

Photobucket-Hospitalman Marc A. Retmier, 19 – Sharana Hemet, California – Provincial Reconstruction Team. One of two sailors killed by an enemy rocket attack in northern Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2008.

Photobucket -Petty Officer 1st Class Ross L. Toles III, 37 – Davison, Michigan – Provincial Reconstruction Team Sharana. One of two sailors killed by an enemy rocket attack in northern Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 18, 2008.

June 14, 2008

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Layton Bradly Crass, 22 – Richmond, Indiana – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, One of four Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2008.

Photobucket-Pfc. Michael Robert Patton, 19 – Fenton, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2008.

Photobucket-Pfc. Dawid Pietrek, 24 – Bensenville, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2008.

Photobucket -Sgt. Michael Toussiant-Hyle Washington 20 – Tacoma, Washington – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of four Marines killed while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2008.

June 5, 2008

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer James Carter, 42 – Alabama – 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58 Kiowa reconnaissance helicopter crashed during a test flight at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2008.

Photobucket-Spc. Andre D. McNair Jr., 20 – Fort Pierce, Florida – 96th Aviation Support Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their OH-58 Kiowa reconnaissance helicopter crashed during a test flight at Kandahar Army Airfield, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2008.

June 3, 2008

Photobucket-Maj. Scott A. Hagerty, 41 – Stillwater, Oklahoma – 451st Civil Affairs Battalion, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Zormat, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2008.

Photobucket-Pfc. Derek D. Holland, 20 – Wind Gap, Pennsylvania – Company A, 228th Brigade Support Battalion, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Zormat, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2008.

May 31, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. James M. Finley, 21 – Lebanon, Missouri – Headquarters Company, 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Jalalabad City, Afghanistan, on May 31, 2008.

Photobucket -Pvt. Andrew J. Shields, 19 – Battleground, Washington – 173rd Special Troops Battalion, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Jalalabad City, Afghanistan, on May 31, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class David Nunez, 27 – Los Angeles, California – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when he encountered small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Shewan, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2008.

May 28, 2008

Photobucket -Pfc. Chad M. Trimble, 29 – West Covina, California – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb near Gardez, Afghanistan, on May 28, 2008.

May 26, 2008

Photobucket- Spc. Justin L. Buxbaum, 23 – South Portland, Maine – 62nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Kshamond, Afghanstian, on May 26, 2008.

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher Gathercole, 21 – Santa Rosa, California – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Died of wounds suffered from small-arms fire during combat operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on May 26, 2008.

May 25, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. David L. Leimbach, 38- Taylors, South Carolina – 1st Battalion, 118th Infantry, South Carolina Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near Bala Baluk, Afghanistan on May 25, 2008.

May 20, 2008

Photobucket- Lt. Jeffrey A. Ammon, 37 – Orem, Utah – Commander Navy Region Northwest, Died as a result of injuries suffered when a homemade bomb detonated in the Aband District, Afghanistan on May 20, 2008.

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Jeffrey F. Deprimo, 35 – Pittston, Pennsyvlania – 3rd Battalion, 103rd Armor Regiment, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on May 20, 2008.

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Joseph A. Moore, 54 – Boise, Idaho – 124th Wing, Idaho Air National Guard. Died of natural causes in Djibouti on May 20, 2008.

May 19, 2008

Photobucket- Cpl. William J. L. Cooper, 22 – Eupora, Mississippi – 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on May 19, 2008.

May 18, 2008

Photobucket -Master Sgt. Davy N. Weaver, 39 – Barnesville, Georgia – 48th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Georgia Army National Guard. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Qalat, Afghanistan, on May 18, 2008.

May 11, 2008

Photobucket- Pvt. Matthew W. Brown, 20 – Zelienople, Pennsylvania – 3rd Battalion, 321st Field Artillery Regiment, 18th Fires Brigade, Died from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on May 11, 2008.

May 9, 2008

Photobucket- Pfc. Ara T. Deysie, 18 – Parker, Arizona – 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Died of wounds suffered when his unit came under rocket-propelled grenade fire in Paktia province, Afghanistan, on May 9, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. Isaac Palomarez, 26 – Loveland, Colorado -1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when his patrol encountered a roadside bomb and came under small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Kapisa province, Afghanistan, on May 9, 2008.

May 7, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Jeremy R. Gullett, 22 – Greenup, Kentucky – Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Sabari District, Afghanistan, on May 7, 2008.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Roberts, 25 – Farmington, New Mexico- 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Sabari District, Afghanistan, on May 7, 2008.

April 29, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class David L. McDowell, 30 – Ramona, California – 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked using small-arms fire in Baston, Afghanistan, on April 29, 2008.

Photobucket -Senior Airman Jonathan A. V. Yelner, 24 – Lafayette, California – 28th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb near Bagram, Afghanistan, on April 29, 2008.

April 15, 2008

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Luke J. Mercardante, 35 – Athens, Georgia – Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2008.

Photobucket -Cpl. Kyle W. Wilks 24 – – Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, II Marine Expeditionary Force Rogers, Arkansas One of two Marines killed during combat operations in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on April 15, 2008.

April 2, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Nicholas A. Robertson, 27 – Old Town, Maine – Headquarters Service Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died on April 3, 2008, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered during combat operations near the Zahn Khan district in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on April 2.

March 23, 2008

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Dustin L. Canham, 21 – Lake Stevens, Washington – Marine Forces Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Marine Logistics Group, Died from a non-hostine incident in Djibouti on March 23, 2008.

March 21, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. William R. Neil Jr., 38 – Holmden, New Jersey – 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Sperwan Ghar, Afghanistan, on March 21, 2008.

March 22, 2008

Photobucket-Tech. Sgt. William H. Jefferson Jr., 34 -Norfolk, Virginia – 21st Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group, died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb near Sperwan Ghar, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2008.

March 19, 2008

Photobucket-Pfc. Antione V. Robinson, 20 – Detroit, Michigan – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries sustained when the vehicle he was repairing collapsed in Nawa, Afghanistan, on March 19, 2008.

March 14, 2008

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Collin J. Bowen, 38 – Millersville, Maryland – 1st Battalion, 175th Infantry Regiment, Maryland Army National Guard, Died on March 14, 2008, at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Khowst province, Afghanistan, on January 2, 2008.

March 8, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Gabriel Guzman, 25 – Hornbrook, California – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Killed when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Gholam Haydar Kala, Afghanistan, on March 8, 2008.

March 3, 2008

Photobucket-Spc. Steven R. Koch, 23 – Milltown, New Jersey – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, one of two soldiers killed during combat operations in the Sabari District of Afghanistan on March 3, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert T. Rapp, 22 – Sonora, California – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed during combat operations in the Sabari District of Afghanistan on March 3, 2008.

February 5, 2008

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Donald T. Tabb, 29 – Norcross, Georgia – 6th Military Police Detachment, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Regiment. Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Sangin, Afghanistan, on February 5, 2008.

January 26, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Ryan Kahler, 29 – Granite Falls, Minnesota – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, died on January 26, 2008, at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained from small arms fire in Waygul, Afghanistan. The incident is under investigation as an Afghan guard possibly mistook Kahler as an enemy combatant and engaged him with small arms fire.

January 25, 2008

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, 24 – Iowa City, Iowa – Company A, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when he encountered small arms fire during combat operations in Barikowt, Afghanistan on January 25, 2008.

January 9, 2008

Photobucket- Sgt. David J. Drakulich, 22 – Reno, Nevada – 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Chagali, Afghanistan, on January 9, 2008.

January 7, 2008

Photobucket-Maj. Michael L. Green, 36 – Chagrin Falls, Ohio – Headquarters, Special Troops Battalion, V Corps, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Laghar Juy, Afghanistan on January 7, 2008.

Photobucket-Sgt. James K. Healy, 25 – Hesperia, California – 703rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Laghar Juy, Afghanistan on January 7, 2008.

January 2, 2008

Photobucket-Sgt. Shawn F. Hill, 37 – Wellford, South Carolina – Headquarters Company, 178th Engineer Battalion, 218th Infantry Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Khowst province, Afghanistan, on January 2, 2008.

December 24, 2007

Photobucket-Senior Airmen Nicholas D. Eischen, 24 – Sanger, California – 60th Medical Operations Squadron, 60th Medical Group, 60th Air Mobility Wing, Died of a non-combat related incident at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, on December 24, 2007. The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.

December 12, 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Brian L. Gorham, 21 – Woodburn, Kentucky – Company D, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Died on December 31, 2007, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on December 12, 2007.

Photobucket- Cpl. Joshua C. Blaney, 25 – Matthews, North Carolina – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2007.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gabel, 30 – Crowley, Louisiana – Company D, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2007.

December 11, 2007

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Gregory L. Elam, 39 – Columbus, Georgia – 54th Quartermaster Company, 49th Quartermaster Group, 101st Airborne Division, Died as a result of a non-combat related illness in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 11, 2007. His death is under investigation.

December 9, 2007

Photobucket-Cpl. Tanner J. O’Leary, 23 – Eagle Butte, South Dakota – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when a homemade bomb exploded in Musa Qal’eh, Afghanistan, on December 9, 2007.

November 13, 2007

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Stuart F. Liles, 26 – Hot Springs, Arkansas – 122nd Aviation Support Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident in Bagram, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2007.

November 12, 2007

Photobucket- Capt. David A. Boris, 30 – Pennsylvania – 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of two soldiers killed when the vehicle they were in was struck by a roadside bomb in Bermel, Afghanistan on November 12, 2007.

Photobucket-Spc. Adrian E. Hike, 26 – Callender, Iowa – A Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of two soldiers killed when the vehicle they were in was struck by a roadside bomb in Bermel, Afghanistan on November 12, 2007.

November 10, 2007

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Patrick F. Kutschbach, 25 – Rocks, Pennsylvania -1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group McKees, died of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms fire in Bagram, Afghanistan, on November 10, 2007.
Photobucket-Pfc. Joseph M. Lancour, 21 – Swartz Creek, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of five soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007. Lancour died on November 10.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jeffery S. Mersman, 23 – Parker, Kansas – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of five soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007. Mersman died on November 10.

Photobucket-Spc. Lester G. Roque, 23 – Torrance, California – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of five soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007. Roque died on November 10.

November 9, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. Phillip A. Bocks, 28 – Troy, Michigan – Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Died while conducting combat operations in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Matthew C. Ferrara, 24 – Torrance, California – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of five soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007.

Photobucket-Spc. Sean K. A. Langevin, 23 – Walnut Creek, California – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of five soldiers killed when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces in Aranus, Afghanistan, on November 9, 2007.

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class Johnny C. Walls, 41 – Bremerton, Washington – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire during combat operations in Uruzgan, Afghanistan, on November 2, 2007.

October 30, 2007

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. James D. Bullard, 28 – Marion, South Carolina – 1st Battalion, 263rd Armor Regiment, South Carolina Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using rocket-propelled grenades, machine-gun fire, mortars and small-arms fire during combat operations in Spearwan Ghar, Afghanistan, on October 30, 2007.

October 29, 2007

Photobucket- Maj. Jeffrey R. Calero, 34 – Queens Village, New York – 1st Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded while he was on dismounted patrol in Kajaki, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2007.

October 28, 2007

Photobucket- Master Sgt. Thomas L. Bruner, 50 – Owensboro, Kentucky – Headquarters, 2nd Brigade, 100th Division, Army Reserve, Died from a non-combat related illness in Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2007.

October 27, 2007

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Curreri, 27 – Los Angeles, California – 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Died in an accidental drowning incident at Siet Lake near Panamao, Philippines, on October 27, 2007.

October 26, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. Joshua C. Brennan, 22 – Ontario, Oregon – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Died on October 26, 2007, in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained a day earlier when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades, machine gun and small-arms fire during combat operations in Korengal Valley.

October 25, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Hugo V. Mendoza, 29 – Glendale, Arizona – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of two soldiers who died of wounds sustained when they came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades, machine gun and small-arms fire during combat operations in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2007.

October 23, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward O. Philpot, 38 – Latta, South Carolina – 1st Battalion, 263rd Armor Regiment, South Carolina National Guard. Died of a non-combat related Humvee rollover accident in Afghanistan on October 23, 2007.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Larry I. Rougle, 25 – West Jordan, Utah – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when he was engaged by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Sawtalo Sar Mountain in Kunar province, Afghanistan on October 23, 2007.

October 6, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Adam D. Quinn, 22 – Orange City, Florida – Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle at Forward Operating Base Phoenix near Bagram, Afghanistan, on October 6, 2007.

October 2, 2007

Photobucket- Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark R. Cannon, 31 – Lubbock, Texas – 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died while conducting combat operations in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2007.

September 29, 2007

Photobucket -Sgt. Zachary D. Tellier, 31 – Charlotte, North Carolina – 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire at Firebase Wilderness, Afghanistan, on September 29, 2007.

September 28, 2007

Photobucket- Spc. Ciara M. Durkin, 30 – Quincy, Massachusetts – 726th Finance Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard, Died of a non-combat related incident at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, on September 28, 2007.

September 23, 2007

Photobucket -Pfc. Mathew D. Taylor, 21 – Cameron Park, California – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died on September 26, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

September 25, 2007

PhotobucketPfc. Christopher F. Pfeifer, 21 – Spalding, Nebraska – 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died on September 25, 2007, in San Antonio, Texas, of wounds suffered when Taliban insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire near Kamu, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2007.

Photobucket-Petty Officer Second Class Charles Luke Milam, 26 – Littleton, Colorado – 2nd Marine Special Operations Battalion. Died while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2007.

September 23, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Matthew D. Blaskowski, 27 – Levering, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire during combat operations in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on September 23, 2007.

September 9, 2007

Photobucket -Cpl. Travis M. Woods, 21 – Redding, California – 3rd Battalion, 1stMarine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of wounds while conducting combat operations in Northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2007.

September 6, 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Mykel F. Miller, 19 – Phoenix, Arizona – 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona Army National Guard. Died of wounds sustained during combat operations in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, on September 6, 2007.

September 4, 2007

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Patrick D. Magnani, 38 – Martinez, California – 31st Medical Support Squadron. Died in non-combat related incident near Bagram, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2007.

August 28, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. Cory L. Clark, 25 – Plant City, Florida – 585th Engineer Pipeline Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, One of three soldiers who died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded in Jaji, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Rocky H. Herrera, 43 – Salt Lake City, Utah – 585th Engineer Pipeline Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, One of three soldiers who died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded in Jaji, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. Bryce D. Howard, 24 – Vancouver, Washington – Headquarters Support Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Engineer Brigade, one of three soldiers who died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded in Jaji, Afghanistan, on August 28, 2007.

August 27, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. Jan M. Argonish, 26 – Peckville, Pennsylvania – 55th Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit during combat operations in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2007.

Photobucket- Master Sgt. Scott R. Ball, 38 – Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania – 55th Brigade, Pennsylvania Army National Guard, One of three soldiers killed when insurgents attacked their unit during combat operations in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2007.

Photobucket -Pfc. Thomas R. Wilson, 21 – Maurertown, Virginia – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations in Paktika, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2007.

August 26 , 2007

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Nicholas R. Carnes, 25 – Dayton, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 138th Field Artillery Regiment, Kentucky Army National Guard, Died in Orgun-e, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2007, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire in Lewanne Bazaar, Afghanistan.

August 25, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Scott M. Carney, 37 – Ankeny, Iowa – 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard, One of two soldiers killed when their Humvee accidentally rolled over during convoy operations in Herat, Afghanistan, on August 25, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Miller, 43 – Rossford, Ohio – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. One of two soldiers killed when their Humvee accidentally rolled over during convoy operations in Herat, Afghanistan, on August 25, 2007.

August 20, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. George V. Libby, 23 – Aberdeen, North Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident near Khowst, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2007.

August 12, 2007

Photobucket- Pvt. Alan J. Austin, 21 – Houston, Texas – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident near Forward Operating Base in Sharana, Afghanistan, on August 12, 2007.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Jesse G. Clowers Jr., 27 – Herndon, Virginia – 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan on August 12, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jeffrey D. Kettle, 31 – Madill, Oklahoma – 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, one of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan on August 12, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. Charles B. Kitowski III, 31 – Farmers Branch, Texas – 345th Psychological Operations Company, 2nd Psychological Operations Group, one of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan on August 12, 2007.

August 11, 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Jordan E. Goode, 21 – Kalamazoo, Michigan – B Troop, 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Died of wounds suffered when a homemade bomb exploded in Zormont, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2007.

August 2, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Taurean T. Harris, 22 – Liberty, Mississippi – Company A, 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Died of wounds sustained when a homemade bomb exploded in Kala Gush, Afghanistan, on August 2, 2007.

July 31, 2007

Photobucket-1st Lt. Benjamin J. Hall, 24 – Fredericksburg, Virginia – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations in Chowkay Valley, Afghanistan on July 31, 2007.

July 27 , 2007

Photobucket- Maj. Thomas G. Bostick Jr., 37 – Llano, Texas – 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of two soldiers killed when their unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations near Kamu, Afghanistan, on July 27, 2007.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. William R. Fritsche, 23 – Martinsville, Indiana – B Troop, 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of two soldiers killed when their unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations near Kamu, Afghanistan, on July 27, 2007.

July 23, 2007

Photobucket- 1st Sgt. Michael S. Curry Jr. , 37 – Dania Beach, Florida – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

Photobucket- Pfc. Adam J. Davis, 19 – Twin Falls, Idaho – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

Photobucket-Pfc. Zachary R. Endsley, 21 – Spring, Texas – Company B, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire in Arghendab, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. Travon T. Johnson, 29 – Palmdale, California – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, one of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

Photobucket-Pfc. Jessy S. Rogers, 20 – Copper Center, Alaska – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Sarobi District, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2007.

July 22 , 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Juan S. Restrepo, 20 – Pembroke Pines, Florida – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team. Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on July 22, 2007.

July 9, 2007

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Randy J. Gillespie, 44 – Coaldale, Colorado – 56th Logistics Readiness Squadron, 56th Mission Support Group, 56th Fighter Wing, Died in Herat, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered during small-arms fire outside of Camp Stone on July 9, 2007.

July 7, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Sean K. Mitchell, 35 – Monterey, California – 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group. Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Kidal, Mali, on July 7, 2007.

July 6, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Thomas P. McGee, 23 – Hawthorne, California – 546th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion. Died of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Wazi Khwa, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2007.

July 5, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher S. Honaker, 23 – Cleveland, North Carolina – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, One of two soldiers killed due to enemy small-arms fire and indirect fire in the Watapor Valley of Kunar province, Afghanistan on July 5, 2007.

Photobucket-Pfc. Joseph A. Miracle, 22 – Ortonville, Michigan – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. One of two soldiers killed due to enemy small-arms fire and indirect fire in the Watapor Valley of Kunar Province, Afghanistan on July 5, 2007.

June 23, 2007

Photobucket-Capt. Darrell C. Lewis, 31 – Washington D.C. – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Died of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by insurgents using rocket propelled grenades, mortars and small arms fire in Vashir City, Afghanistan on June 23, 2007.

June 21, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Dustin J. Perrott, 23 – Fredericksburg, Virginia – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Miri, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2007.

June 17, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Christopher D. Henderson, 35 – Hillsboro, Oregon – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Panjway, Afghanistan on June 17, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class John M. Hennen, 26 – Vinton, Louisiana – 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Louisiana Army, National Guard, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Panjway, Afghanistan on June 17, 2007.

Photobucket -Capt. Joshua E. Steele, 26 – North Henderson, Illinois – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Panjway, Afghanistan on June 17, 2007.

June 16, 2007

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Roy P. Lewsader, Jr. 36 – Belleville, Illinois – 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. Killed when his vehicle was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2007.

June 15, 2007

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Arthur L. Lilley, 35 – Smithfield, Pennsylvania – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Paktika province, near Shkin, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2007.

June 6, 2007

Photobucket -Sgt. Charles E. Wyckoff Jr., 28 – Chula Vista, California – Company C, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Killed by enemy small-arms fire when he left his covered position to force the other members of his team to take cover during a firefight in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2007. He was posthumously awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his actions, the nation’s second highest military honor for valor.

June 5, 2007

Photobucket -Pfc. Timothy R. Vimoto, 19 – Fort Campbell, Kentucky – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by insurgents using small-arms fire in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2007.

June 2, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Jacob M. Lowell, 22 – New Lenox, Illinois – 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Died of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using a rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms fire near Gowardesh, Afghanistan, on June 2, 2007.

June 1, 2007

Photobucket- Sgt. Charles R. Browning, 31 – Tucson, Arizona – Company B, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2007.

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Michael A. Robinson, 42 – East Sylacauga, Alabama – Mobilization Command, Deployment Processing Command, Marine Corps Installations. Died in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 1, 2007. His death is under investigation.

May 30, 2007

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer Christopher M. Allgaier, 33 – Middleton, Wisconsin – 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, One of five U.S. soldiers killed along with a British soldier and Canadian soldier when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter was shot down by Taliban fighters in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Charlie L. Bagwell, 28 – Lake Toxaway, North Carolina – 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, One of five U.S. soldiers killed along with a British soldier and Canadian soldier when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter was shot down by Taliban fighters in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.

Photobucket- Sgt. Jesse A. Blamires, 25 – West Jordan, Utah – 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, One of five U.S. soldiers killed along with a British soldier and Canadian soldier when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter was shot down by Taliban fighters in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. Brandon E. Hadaway, 25 – Valley, Alabama – Company B, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, One of five U.S. soldiers killed along with a British soldier and Canadian soldier when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter was shot down by Taliban fighters in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Joshua R. Rodgers, 29 – Carson City, Nevada – 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. One of five U.S. soldiers killed along with a British soldier and Canadian soldier when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter was shot down by Taliban fighters in Kajaki, Helmand province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.

May 15, 2007

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Joshua R. Whitaker, 23 – Long Beach, California – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. cDied of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire in Qalat, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2007.

May 14, 2007

Photobucket- Maj. Larry J. Bauguess Jr., 36 – Moravian Falls, North Carolina – 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Killed when a NATO team was ambushed by unknown assailants after leaving a border security meeting near Teri Mangel, Pakistan, on May 14, 2007.

May 8, 2007

Photobucket -Sgt. Timothy P. Padgett, 28 – Defuniak Springs, Florida – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by enemy forces during combat patrol operations in Tarin Kwot, Afghanistan, on May 8, 2007.

May 6, 2007

Photobucket-Col. James W. Harrison Jr., 47 – Waynesville, Missouri – U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, One of two soldiers killed when an Afghan National Army soldier fired shots into their vehicles as they left the Pol-E-Charki prison outside Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 6, 2007.

Photobucket -Master Sgt. Wilberto Sabalu Jr., 36 – Chicago, Illinois – U.S. Military Police School. One of two soldiers killed when an Afghan National Army soldier fired shots into their vehicles as they left the Pol-E-Charki prison outside Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 6, 2007.

May 3, 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Joseph G. Harris, 19 – Sugar Land, Texas – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Died at Forward Operating Base Warrior, Afghanistan, on May 3, 2007.

April 28, 2007

Photobucket-Cpl. Jeremy R. Greene, 24 – Springfield, Ohio – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died due to injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Tillman, Afghanistan, on April 28, 2007.

April 27, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Daniel F. Mehringer, 20 – Morgantown, West Virginia – Division Special Troops Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident in Bagram, Afghanistan, on April 27, 2007.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Michael D. Thomas, 34 – Seffner, Florida – 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire in Hirat province, Afghanistan, on April 27, 2007.

April 20, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Alexander Van Aalten, 21 – Monterey, Tennessee – 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Monterey, Tennessee Died of wounds suffered when a land mine exploded near his unit during combat operations in Sangin, Afghanistan, on April 20, 2007.

April 12, 2007

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Casey D. Combs, 28 – Auburn, Washington – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during combat operations in Miri, Afghanistan, on April 12, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. David A. Stephens, 28 – Tullahoma, Tennessee – 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during combat operations in Miri, Afghanistan, on April 12, 2007.

April 11, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Edelman L. Hernandez, 23 – Hyattsville, Maryland – Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died during a combat patrol in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan, on April 11, 2007.

April 7, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Conor G. Masterson, 21 – Grove Heights, Minnesota – 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment Inver. Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Eastern Afghanistan on April 7, 2007.

March 29, 2007

Photobucket -Spc. Christopher M. Wilson, 24 – Bangor, Maine – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade explosion in Korengal Outpost, Afghanistan, on March 29, 2007.

March 28, 2007

Photobucket-Spc. Agustin Gutierrez, 19 – San Jacinto, California – Company B, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, One of two soldiers killed during a non-combat related vehicle accident in North Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 28, 2007.

Photobucket-Sgt. Edmund W. McDonald, 25 – Casco, Maine – 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division One of two soldiers killed during a non-combat related vehicle accident in North Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 28, 2007.

February 27, 2007

Photobucket -Pfc. Daniel Zizumbo, 27 – Chicago, Illinois – 1st Transportation Movement Control Agency, 21st Theater Support Command. Died of wounds suffered when a homemade bomb exploded in Bagram, Afghanistan, on February 27, 2007.

February 21, 2007

Photobucket-Pfc. Jason D. Johns, 19 – Frankton, Indiana – 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, died of a non-combat related injury in Bagram, Afghanistan, on February 21, 2007.

February 19, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Buddy J. Hughie, 25 – Poteau, Oklahoma – Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 180th Infantry Regiment, Oklahoma Army National Guard, died of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on February 19, 2007.

February 18, 2007

Photobucket- Tech. Sgt. Scott E. Duffman, 32 – Albuquerque, New Mexico – 24th Special Tactics Squadron, Pope Air Force Base, Killed when the CH-47 helicopter he was riding in crashed in eastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007. An investigation will be conducted to verify the cause of the crash.

Photobucket-Pfc. Ryan C. Garbs, 20 – Edwardsville, Illinois – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket-Spc. Brandon D. Gordon, 21 – Naples, Florida – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer Hershel D. McCants Jr., 33 – Arizona – 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer John A. Quinlan, 36- Morristown, New Jersey – 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket -Pfc. Kristofer D. S. Thomas, 18 – Roseville, California – 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket -Spc. Travis R. Vaughn, 26 – Reinbeck, Iowa – 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

Photobucket -Sgt. Adam A. Wilkinson, 23 – Fort Carson, Colorado- 2nd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment. One of seven soldiers killed when the MH-47 Chinook Chinook helicopter they were in crashed in southeastern Afghanistan on February 18, 2007.

February 15, 2007

Photobucket-Cpl. Timothy D. Lewis, 20 – Lawrenceburg, Kentucky – Combat Logistics Regiment 37, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died as a result of non-hostile action in Jolo, Republic of the Philippines, on February 15, 2007. His death is under investigation.

February 12, 2007

Photobucket-Petty Officer 2nd Class Laquita Pate James, 23 – Orange Park, Florida – Navy master-at-arms, died of apparent natural causes while deployed aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship the USS Bataan on February 12, 2007.

February 10, 2007

Photobucket-Sgt. Long N. Nguyen, 27 – Portland, Oregon – 141st Brigade Support Battalion, 41st Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard. Died of a non-combat related wound in Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan, on February 10, 2007.

January, 2007

Photobucket-No US Casualties in January 2007.

 

December 15, 2006

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Phaneuf, 38 – Eastford, Connecticut – 1st Battalion, 102nd Infantry Regiment, Connecticut Army National Guard. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2006.

November 30, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Chris Kleinwachter, 29 – Wahpeton, North Dakota – 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, North Dakota Army National Guard Died of injuries suffered when his vehicle rolled over during combat operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on November 30, 2006.

November 28, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Jeffrey G. Roberson, 22 – Phelan, California – 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle during combat operations in Logar, Afghanistan, on November 28, 2006.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Michael A. Shank, 31 – Bonham, Texas – 230th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle during combat operations in Logar, Afghanistan, on November 28, 2006.

November 26, 2006

Photobucket-1st Lt. Benjamin D. Keating, 27 – Shapleigh, Maine – A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, died of injuries received when the vehicle he was riding in rolled down a sharp embankment near Kamdesh in Nuristan province, Afghanistan, on November 26, 2006.

November 25, 2006

Photobucket-2nd Lt. Scott B. Lundell, 35 – Hurricane, Utah – I Corps Artillery, Utah Army National Guard. Died from injuries sustained when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades while on patrol in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on November 25, 2006.

November 23, 2006

Photobucket-Cpl. Nathan J. Goodiron, 25 – Mandaree, North Dakota – Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, North Dakota Army National Guard, Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade struck the vehicle he was driving during a combat patrol in Qarabagh, Afghanistan, on November 23, 2006.

November 6, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class William Brown, 30 – White Settlement, Texas – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee in the Panjwayi district of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 6, 2006.

October 31, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. Charles T. McClain, 26 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – Company A, 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died in Asadabad, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle in Wygal Valley, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2006. Two other soldiers also were killed.

Photobucket-Pfc. Alex Oceguera, 19 – San Bernardino, California – Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Wygal Valley, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2006.

Photobucket -Maj. Douglas E. Sloan, 40 – Duluth, Minnesota – Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Wygal Valley, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2006.

October 30, 2006

Photobucket- Spc. Isaiah Calloway, 23 – Jacksonville, Florida – Company C, 1st Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, Died of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations in Marah, Afghanistan, on October 30, 2006.

October 28, 2006

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Kyu H. Chay, 34 – New York, New York – Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee in Uruzgan province in southern Afghanistan on October 28, 2006.

October 27, 2006

Photobucket- Pvt. Michael V. Bailey, 20 – Waldorf, Maryland – Headquarters Battery, 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of non-combat related injuries in Salerno, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2006.

October 13, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Jason A. Lucas, 24 – Columbus, Ohio – 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of injuries sustained when his vehicle was struck by a suicide car bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 13, 2006.

October 11, 2006

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer Scott W. Dyer, 38 – Cocoa Beach, Florida – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Died of injuries suffered during combat operations in Banditemur, Afghanistan, on October 11, 2006.

October 2, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Fernando D. Robinson, 21 – Hawthorne, California – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Killed when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Korengal, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2006.

September 15, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. 1st Class Bernard L. Deghand, 42 – Mayetta, Kansas – Headquarters Battery, 35th Field Artillery Regiment, Kansas Army National Guard, Died of injuries suffered when his unit encountered enemy forces using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire during combat operations in Spira, Afghanistan, on September 15, 2006.

September 11, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. Jeremy E. DePottey, 26 – Ironwood, Michigan – Company A, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries suffered in a single vehicle accident in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on September 11, 2006. The incident is under investigation.

September 9, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Michael T. Fuga, 47 – Nuuli, American Samoa – 35th Special Troops Battalion, 110th Combat Support Brigade, Missouri Army National Guard, Killed when he encountered enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Nathaniel B. Lindsey, 38 – Troutdale, Oregon – Headquarters Company, 205th Regional Corps Advisory Group, 41st Brigade Combat Team, Oregon Army National Guard, Died of injuries sustained when his Humvee encountered undetermined ordnance from enemy forces during patrol operations in Shajoy, Afghanistan, on September 9, 2006.

September 8, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Merideth L. Howard, 52 – Alameda, California – 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve, one of two soldiers killed when a car bomb exploded near their Humvee in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2006.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Robert J. Paul, 43 – The Dalles, Oregon – 405th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve. One of two soldiers killed when a car bomb exploded near their Humvee in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2006.

August 19, 2006

Photobucket- Spc. Robert E. Drawl Jr., 21 – Alexandria, Virginia – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy vehicle in Kunar, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Wakkuna A. Jackson, 21 – Jacksonville, Florida – 710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, one of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy vehicle in Kunar, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2006.

Photobucket -Senior Airman Adam P. Servais, 23 – Onalaska, Wisconsin – 23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group. Killed when his vehicle came under hostile fire in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2006.

Photobucket -Spc. Christopher F. Sitton, 21 – Ashland, Massachusetts – 710th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Montrose, Colorado One of three soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their convoy vehicle in Kunar, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2006.

August 17, 2006

Photobucket- Pvt. Joseph R. Blake, 34 – Wiscasset, Maine – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries suffered when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire in Turkalay, Afghanistan on August 17, 2006.

August 16, 2006

Photobucket- Cpl. Jeremiah S. Cole, 26 – Hiawatha, Kansas – 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Bermel, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2006.

August 11, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Rogelio R. Garza Jr., 26 – Corpus Christi, Texas – Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of three soldiers killed when their platoon came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire during combat operations in Nangalam, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2006.

Photobucket -Pfc. Andrew R. Small, 19 – Wiscasset, Maine – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of three soldiers killed when their platoon came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire during combat operations in Nangalam, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2006.

Photobucket -Pfc. James P. White Jr., 19 – Huber Heights, Ohio – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. cOne of three soldiers killed when their platoon came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire during combat operations in Nangalam, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2006.

August 3, 2006

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Suplee, 39 – Ocala, Florida – 153rd Cavalry Squadron, Florida Army National Guard. Died August 3, 2006, at James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Florida, of injuries sustained when his Humvee was involved in a traffic accident in Kabul, Afghanistan, on April 1, 2006.

July 25 , 2006

Photobucket -Spc. Andrew Velez, 22 -Lubbock, Texas – Corps Support Battalion, Theater Support Command. Committed suicide by shooting himself in Sharona, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2006. His brother, Spc. Jose A. Velez, was killed in Iraq in November 2004.

July 24, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. David M. Hierholzer, 27 – Lewisburg, Tennessee – Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died of injuries sustained when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire in Pesch, Afghanistan, on July 24, 2006.

July 21, 2006

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Christopher C. Rafferty, 37 – Brownsville, Pennsylvania – Company C, 37th Engineer Battalion. Died on July 21, 2006 as a result of shrapnel wounds suffered on July 20 while he was coordinating a response to a mortar and possible rocket-propelled grenade attack in Sharana, Afghanistan.

July 18, 2006

Photobucket- Staff Sgt Eric Caban, 28 – Fort Worth, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Died on July 19, 2006, in southern Afghanistan of injuries sustained when his combat reconnaissance patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations on July 18.

July 17, 2006

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Robert J. Chiomento, 34 – Fort Dix, New Jersey – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Killed when his patrol encountered enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and mortars in Khwaya Ahmad, Afghanistan, on July 17, 2006.

July 16, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. Robert P. Kassin, 29 – Las Vegas, Nevada – 2nd Battalion, 4th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, died at Larzab Base, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2006, when his platoon encountered enemy forces small arms fire during combat operations.

July 6, 2006

Photobucket-Pfc. Kevin F. Edgin, 31 – Dyersburg, Tennessee – Headquarters Company, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Killed when his convoy encountered enemy small-arms fire in Baghran Valley, Afghanistan, on July 6, 2006.

July 5, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey A. McLochlin, 45 – Rochester, Indiana – Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, Indiana Army National Guard. Killed when his unit encountered enemy forces using small-arms fire during a patrol in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2006.

July 2, 2006

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer 3 William T. Flanigan, 37 – Milan, Tennessee – Troop R, 4th Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Tennessee Army National Guard, Killed when his AH-64 Apache attack helicopter crashed shortly after take off from Kandahar Airfield in southern Afghanistan on July 2, 2006.

June 28, 2006

Photobucket-Cpl. Aaron M. Griner, 24 – Tampa, Florida – Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Killed when his vehicle struck a mine during combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2006.

June 25, 2006
Photobucket- Pfc. Justin R. Davis, 19 – Gaithersburg, Maryland – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Died when he came in contact with indirect fire while on patrol during combat operations in Korengal Outpost near Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2006. The circumstances of the soldier’s death are under investigation as a possible friendly-fire incident.

June 24, 2006

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joseph F. Fuerst III, 26 – Tampa, Florida – Headquarters Company, 53rd Infantry Brigade, Florida Army National Guard, Died when his Humvee came in contact with enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire during combat operations in Panjway District, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2006.

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Thomas D. Maholic, 38 – Bradford, Pennsylvania – 2nd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Killed when he was fatally struck by enemy small-arms fire during a cordon and search mission near Ghecko, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2006.

June 21, 2006

Photobucket- Pfc. Brian J. Bradbury, 22 – Saint Joseph, Missouri – 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Killed when he encountered enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades during combat operations near Naray, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2006. Another soldier died while trying to evacuate him.

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Heathe N. Craig, 28 – Severn, Maryland – 159th Medical Evacuation Company, 421st Medical Battalion, Killed when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter hoist malfunctioned while attempting to evacuate Pfc. Brian Bradbury during combat operations near Naray, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2006. Bradbury also died of his wounds.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Patrick L. Lybert, 28 – Ladysmith, Wisconsin – 3rd Squadron, 71st Calvary, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when they encountered enemy forces using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades during combat operations in Gowardesh, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti, 30 – Raynham, Massachusetts – Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Calvary Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Monti was killed during his third attempt to rescue Pfc. Brian J. Bradbury, who was badly wounded and exposed to enemy fire, during a firefight in Gowardesh, Afghanistan, on June 21, 2006. Monti was awarded the Medal of Honor for trying to rescue Bradbury, who died of his wounds.

June 16, 2006

Photobucket-1st Lt. Forrest P. Ewens, 25 – Gig Harbor, Washington – Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, One of two soldiers killed when their all-terrain vehicle struck a roadside bomb during combat operations in Pech River Valley, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2006.

Photobucket -Sgt. Ian T. Sanchez, 26 – Staten Island, New York – 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. One of two soldiers killed when their all-terrain vehicle struck a roadside bomb during combat operations in Pech River Valley, Afghanistan, on June 16, 2006.

June 15, 2006

Photobucket- Capt. Patrick D. Damon, 41 – Falmouth, Maine – 240th Engineer Group, Maine Army National Guard, Died from a non-combat related cause in Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2006.

June 14, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. Roger P. Pena Jr., 29 – San Antonio, Texas – Company B, Brigade Troops Battalion, 10th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division. Killed when his convoy came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations in Musa Qulah, Afghanistan, on June 14, 2006.

June 13, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. Russell M. Durgin, 23 – Henniker, New Hampshire – Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Killed when his unit took small-arms fire in Korengel, Afghanistan, on June 13, 2006.

June 12, 2006

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Charles E. Munier, 50 – Wheatland, Wyoming – Wyoming Army National Guard. Died at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center on June 12, 2006, from a non-combat related cause which occured in Kabul, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2006.

June 11, 2006

Photobucket- Cpl. Bernard P. Corpuz, 28 – Watsonville, California – 303rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 504th Military Intelligence Brigade, Died of wounds sustained when his convoy came under small arms fire and a homemade bomb detonated during combat operations in Ghanzi, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2006.

June 6, 2006

Photobucket-Spc. Curtis R. Mehrer, 21 -Bismarck, North Dakota – 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, North Dakota National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their Humvee struck two anti-tank mines during combat operations in Khogyani, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2006.

Photobucket -Sgt. Travis A. Van Zoest, 21 – Larimore, North Dakota – 1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery, North Dakota National Guard. One of two soldiers killed when their Humvee struck two anti-tank mines during combat operations in Khogyani, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2006.

June 5, 2006

Photobucket -Cpl. Derek A. Stanley, 20 – Tulsa, Oklahoma – 710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division. Died of a non-combat related cause in Salerno, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2006.

May 19, 2006

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christian Longsworth, 26 – Newark, New Jersey – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. Died of wounds sustained when his convoy came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on May 19, 2006.

May 5, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. Bryan A. Brewster, 24 – Fontana, California – 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket- Chief Warrant Officer 2 Christopher B. Donaldson, 28 – Illinois – 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket-Lt. Col. Joseph J. Fenty, 41 – Florida – Troop A, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. John C. Griffith, 33 – Las Vegas, Nevada – Company E, 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christopher T. Howick, 34 – Hamburg, New York – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, one of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket-Pfc. Brian M. Moquin Jr., 19 – Worcester, Massachusetts – 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket-Spc. Justin L. O’Donohoe 27 – San Diego, California – 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket -Spc. David N. Timmons Jr. 23 – Lewisville, North Carolina- 71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket -Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric W. Totten, 34 – Texas- 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

Photobucket -Sgt. Jeffery S. Wiekamp, 23 – Utopia, Texas – 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division. One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad, Afghanistan, in the Kunar province, on May 5, 2006.

April 21, 2006

Photobucket- Capt. Clayton L. Adamkavicius, 43 – Fairdale, Kentucky – Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Regiment, 149th Brigade, 35th Infantry Division, Kentucky Army National Guard. Died of injuries sustained when he came under enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Abu Ghurayb, Afghanistan, on April 21, 2006.

March 28, 2006

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class John T. Stone, 52 – Norwich, Vermont – 15th Civil Support Team, Vermont Army National Guard. Killed along with a Canadian soldier when Taliban insurgents attacked a forward operating base with mortars, rocket-propelled grenade and small-arms fire in northern Helmand province in Afghanistan on March 28, 2006.

March 25, 2006

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Christopher L. Robinson, 36 -Brandon, Mississippi – 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, Mississippi Army National Guard. Killed when he was fatally struck by enemy small-arms fire during a combat patrol in the Sangin district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 25, 2006.

March 12, 2006

Photobucket- Sgt. Kevin D. Akins, 29 – Burnsville, North Carolina – 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Anton J. Hiett, 25 – Mount Airy, North Carolina – Headquarters Company, 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve – One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2006.

Photobucket-Spc. Joshua L. Hill, 24 – Fairmount, Indiana – Company A, 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2006.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Joseph R. Ray, 29 – Asheville, North Carolina – 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on March 12, 2006.

November 22, 2005

Photobucket -Spc. Matthew P. Steyart, 21 – Mount Shasta, California – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2005.

November 20, 2005

Photobucket -Petty Officer 3rd Class Emory J. Turpin, 23 – Dahlonega, Georgia – Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74. Died when he drowned in the Seychelles on November 20, 2005.

November 15, 2005

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class James S. Ochsner, 36 – Waukegan, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during a supply distribution mission to Afghan citizens near Lawara, Afghanistan, on November 15, 2005.

March 13, 2006

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Nicholas R. Anderson, 21 – Sauk City, Wisconsin – Company B, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died when his Humvee accidentally rolled over in the Torkham District of Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan, on March 13, 2006.

February 28, 2006

Photobucket-Master Sgt. Emigdio E. Elizarraras, 37 – Pico Rivera, California – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Ground Mobility Vehicle during a reconnaissance patrol north of Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, on February 28, 2006.

February 17, 2006

Photobucket- 1st Lt. Brandon R. Dronet, 33 – Erath, Louisiana – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. James F. Fordyce, 22 – Newton Square, Pennsylvania – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Senior Airman Alecia S. Good, 23 – Broadview Heights, Ohio, 92nd Communications Squadron, 92nd Air Refueling Wing, One of two airmen killed along with eight Marines when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Samuel W. Large Jr., 21 – Villa Rica, Georgia – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Donnie Leo F. Levens, 25 – Long Beach, Missississippi – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Cpl. Matthieu Marcellus, 31 – Gainesville, Florida – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Jonathan E. McColley, 23 – Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force. One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Luis M. Melendez Sanchez, 33 – Bayamon, Puerto Rico – 1st Communications Squadron, 1st Mission Support Group, 1st Fighter Wing. One of two airmen killed along with eight Marines when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Sovie, 20 – Ogdensburg, New York – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. .One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

Photobucket -Capt. Bryan D. Willard, 33 – Hummelstown, Pennsylvania – Heavy Helicopter Squadron 464, Marine Air Group 29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force. One of eight Marines and two airmen killed when two CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters crashed into the Gulf of Aden near Ras Siyyan in northern Djibouti, while flying a training mission in the Godoria Range area on February 17, 2006.

February 13, 2006

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Edwin H. Daza Chacon, 38 – Diamondbar, California – 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in central Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class Chad A. Gonsalves, 31 – Turlock, California – Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group, One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in central Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006.

Photobucket-Sgt. Alberto D. Montrond, 27 – Fayetteville, North Carolina – Group Support Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in central Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006.

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Clinton T. Newman, 26 – Pleasanton, Texas – 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 321st Civil Affairs Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in central Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006.

February 9, 2006

Photobucket- Pfc. Matthew L. Bertolino, 20 – Hampstead, New Hampshire – Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died when his vehicle was involved in a rollover during a combat patrol near Jalalabad, Afghanistan, on February 9, 2006.

February 6, 2006

Photobucket-Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class John T. Fralish, 30 – New Kingstown, Pennsylvania – 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division Detachment, Killed when enemy forces opened fire on a U.S. patrol northwest of Methar Lam in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on February 6, 2006.

January 25, 2006

Photobucket- Lance Cpl. Billy D. Brixey Jr., 21 – Ferriday, Louisiana – Combat Service Support Group 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, on January 27, 2006, from wounds received when a roadside bomb detonated while traveling in a convoy in Afghanistan on January 25, 2006.

December 28, 2005

Photobucket-Pfc. Jason D. Hasenauer, 21 – Hilton, New York – Company D, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Died when his Humvee accidentally rolled over during patrol operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2005.

Photobucket-1st Sgt. Tobias C. Meister, 30 – Jenks, Oklahoma – 321st Civil Affairs Brigade, Army Reserve. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during combat patrol operations south of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2005.

December 15, 2005

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class John D. Morton, 31 – Stanton, Kentucky – 74th Infantry Detachment (Long Range Surveillance), 173rd Airborne Brigade. Killed when his dismounted patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2005.

November 22, 2005

Photobucket -Spc. Matthew P. Steyart, 21 – Mount Shasta, California – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during patrol operations in Shah Wali Kot, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2005.

November 20, 2005

Photobucket -Petty Officer 3rd Class Emory J. Turpin, 23 – Dahlonega, Georgia – Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74. Died when he drowned in the Seychelles on November 20, 2005.

November 15, 2005

Photobucket-Sgt. 1st Class James S. Ochsner, 36 – Waukegan, Illinois – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during a supply distribution mission to Afghan citizens near Lawara, Afghanistan, on November 15, 2005.

October 29, 2005

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Travis W. Nixon, 24 – Saint John, Washington – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Died of injuries sustained when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades north of Lwara, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2005.

October 15, 2005

Photobucket- Pfc. Joseph Cruz, 22 – Whittier, California – Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Died of non-combat related injuries sustained in an accident at Organ-E, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2005.

October 14, 2005

Photobucket-Petty Officer 3rd Class Fabricio Moreno, 26 – Brooklyn, New York – Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3. Died in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya, on October 14, 2005.

October 13, 2005

Photobucket-Spc. Scott J. Mullen, 22 – Tucson, Arizona – Company B, 5th Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group. Died of a non-combat related accident in Makati City, Philippines, on October 13, 2005.

October 9, 2005

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Troy S. Ezernack, 39 – Lancaster, Pennsylvania – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Died of injuries sustained when his combat patrol was attacked by enemy forces using a grenade in Qalat, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2005.

October 7, 2005

Photobucket-Pfc. Benny S. Franklin, 19 – Hammond, Louisiana – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan of injuries sustained earlier in Helmand, Afghanistan, when he stepped on a landmine during patrol operations on October 7, 2005.

September 30, 2005

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. John G. Doles, 29 – Claremore, Oklahoma – Company B, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Killed during patrol operations when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Shah Wali, Afghanistan, on September 30, 2005

Photobucket -Sgt. 1st Class James J. Stoddard Jr., 29 – Crofton, Maryland – Company A, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. Died when his vehicle accidentally rolled over in Afghanistan on September 30, 2005.

September 26, 2005

Photobucket -Lance Cpl. Steven A. Valdez, 20 – McRea, Arkansas – Company E, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died from enemy mortar fire at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan on September 26.

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Robert F. White, 34 – Cross Lanes, West Virgina – Company A, 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division. Killed when his mounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small arms fire west of Kandahar, Afghanistan on September 26, 2005.

September 25, 2005

Photobucket- Sgt. Tane T. Baum, 30 – Pendleton, Oregon – Company D, 113th Aviation Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard, One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.

Photobucket-Chief Warrant Officer John M. Flynn, 36 – Sparks, Nevada – Company D, 113th Aviation Regiment, Nevada Army National Guard, One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.

Photobucket-Sgt. Kenneth G. Ross, 24 – Peoria, Arizona – Company B, 7th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment. One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.

Photobucket -Sgt. Patrick D. Stewart, 35 – Fernley, Nevada – Company D, 113th Aviation Regiment, Nevada Army National Guard. One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.

Photobucket -Warrant Officer Adrian B. Stump, 22 – – Company D, 113th Aviation Regiment, Oregon Army National Guard Pendleton, Oregon One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.

September 3, 2005

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Nass, 21 – Franklin, Wisconsin – Company E, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force. Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2005.

September 1, 2005

Photobucket-1st Lt. Derek S. Hines, 25 – Newburyport, Massachusetts – Company B, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Killed when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using small-arms fire during security operations in Baylough, Afghanistan, on September 1, 2005

August 26, 2005

Photobucket- Staff Sgt. Damion G. Campbell, 23 – Baltimore, Maryland – 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during a combat patrol in Khayr Kot, Afghanistan, on August 26, 2005

August 21, 2005

Photobucket-Spc. Blake W. Hall, 20 – East Prairie, Missouri – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005.

Photobucket-1st Lt. Joshua M. Hyland, 31 -Missoula, Montana – Company B, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, one of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005.

Photobucket-Sgt. Michael R. Lehmiller, 23 – Anderson, South Carolina – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005.

Photobucket-Pvt. Christopher L. Palmer, 22 – Sacramento, California – 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005.

August 18, 2005

Photobucket- Sgt. Robert G. Davis, 23 – Jackson, Missouri – 864th Engineer Combat Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated underneath their Humvee during ground assault convoy operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2005.

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Phillip C. George, 22 – Houston, Texas – 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Killed by enemy small-arms fire during combat operations near Taleban, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2005.

Photobucket -1st Lt. Laura M. Walker, 24 – El Paso, Texas – 864th Engineer Combat Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade. One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated underneath their Humvee during ground assault convoy operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2005.

August 11, 2005

Photobucket- Capt. Jeremy A. Chandler, 30 – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Died of non-hostile injuries while he was conducting training operations at Forward Operating Base Ripley in Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005.

Photobucket-Sgt. Edward R. Heselton, 23 – Easley, South Carolina – Headquarters Company, 391st Engineer Battalion, 415th Chemical Brigade, Army Reserve, Killed when ordnance exploded near the vehicle he was driving as his unit performed a route clearing mission in Orgun-E, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005.

August 9, 2005

Photobucket-Spc. Christopher M. Katzenberger, 25 – St. Louis, Missouri – 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, died on August 9, 2005, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained earlier that day when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during convoy operations in Ghazni, Afghanistan.

August 8, 2005

Photobucket-Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Falkel, 22 – Highlands Ranch, Colorado – Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Killed when his unit was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire during combat operations in Deh Afghan, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2005.

August 4, 2005

Photobucket- Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr., 31 – Emporia, Virginia – 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during combat operations near Gardez, Afghanistan, on August 4, 2005.
Photobucket-Pvt. 1st Class Damian J. Garza, 19 – Odessa, Texas – Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, One of two soldiers who died after their Humvee slid into the Kunar River northeast of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border on August 4, 2005.
Photobucket-Pvt. John M. Henderson Jr., 21 – Columbus, Georgia – Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, One of two soldiers who died after their Humvee slid into the Kunar River northeast of Jalalabad, Afghanistan, near the Pakistani border on August 4, 2005.

July 28 , 2005

Photobucket- Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew G. Axelson, 29 – Cupertino, California – SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three, Axelson was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 10, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the nation’s second-highest military honor for valor.
Photobucket- Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny P. Dietz, 25 – Littleton, Colorado – SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two, Naval Special Warfare Group Four, Dietz was part of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team that called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 4, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. He was posthumously awarded the Navy Cross, the nation’s second-highest military honor for valor.
Photobucket-Lt. Michael P. Murphy, 29 – Patchogue, New York – SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three. Murphy was the leader of a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team who called for help during a firefight with Taliban fighters in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005. His remains were found during a combat search and rescue operation on July 4, 2005. Two other team members were killed but a third survived. Murphy’s deliberate exposure to enemy fire to call for help led to him being awarded the Medal of Honor.

July 25, 2005

Photobucket -Staff Sgt. Michael W. Schafer, 25 – Spring Hill, Florida – Company C, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. Killed when he was shot by enemy forces while on a quick-reaction force mission in Uruzgan, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2005.

July 23, 2005

Photobucket-Sgt. Jason T. Palmerton, 25 – Auburn, Nebraska – 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group. Killed when he came under enemy small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Qal’eh-Ye Gaz, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2005.

June 28, 2005

Photobucket-Chief Petty Officer Jacques J. Fontan, 36 – New Orleans, Louisiana – SEAL Team 10, Naval Special Warfare Group Two, One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a four-man SEAL reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar province on June 28, 2005.