US Middle East Military Casualties Post-Wars-By Date


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This page will be devoted to those casualties that occur in the Middle East after the Afghanistan and Iraq wars ended. It will be continually updated as data is released. You are welcome to go to our home page and leave comments. Delicious Bookmark this on Delicious

Military Casualties after Afghanistan and Iraq Wars

January 16, 2016

Photobucket – Maj. John D. Gerrie, 42 – Nickerson, KS – 453rd Electronic Warfare Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, TX. Died Jan. 16, 2016 in Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, from a non-combat related incident.

January 5, 2016

Photobucket– Staff Sgt. Matthew Q. McClintock – Albuquerque, NM – 1st Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Buckley, WA. Died Jan. 5, 2016, in Marjah District, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his unit with small arms fire.

December 21, 2015

Photobucket – Maj. Adrianna M. Vorderbruggen, 36 – Plymouth, MN. = Assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 9th Field Investigations Squadron, Eglin Air Force Base, FL. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

Photobucket – Staff Sgt. Michael A. Cinco, 28 – Mercedes, Texas – assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, 11th Field Investigations Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, TX. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

Photobucket – Staff Sgt. Peter W. Taub, 30 – Philadelphia, PA – assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Detachment 816, Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

Photobucket – Staff Sgt. Chester J. McBride, 30 – Statesboro, GA -assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Detachment 405, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

Photobucket – Technical Sgt. Joseph G. Lemm, 45 – Bronx, NY – assigned to the 105th Security Forces Squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base, NY. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

Photobucket – Staff Sgt. Louis M. Bonacasa, 31 – Coram, NY – assigned to the 105th Security Forces Squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base, NY. One of six airmen that died December 21, 2015 when their patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle near Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

October 22, 2015

Photobucket – Master Sgt. Joshua L. Wheeler, 39 – Roland, OK – Headquarters U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, NC. Died Oct. 22, 2015 in Kirkuk Province, Iraq, from wounds received by enemy small-arms fire during an operation.

October 11, 2015

Photobucket Master Sgt. Gregory T. Kuhse, 38 – Kalamazoo, MI – 3rd Manpower Requirements Squadron at Scott Air Force Base, IL. One of two Airmen that died October 11, 2015 in the crash of a British Puma Mk2 helicopter in Kabul, Afghanistan. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

Photobucket Maj. Phyllis J. Pelky, 45 – Rio Rancho, NM . assigned to the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO. One of two Airmen that died October 11, 2015 in the crash of a British Puma Mk2 helicopter in Kabul, Afghanistan. The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.

October 2, 2015

Photobucket– Capt. Jonathan J. Golden, 33 – Camarillo, CA – 39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, TX. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Photobucket – Capt. Jordan B. Pierson, 28 – Abilene, TX – 39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, TX. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Photobucket – Staff Sgt. Ryan D. Hammond, 26 – Moundsville, West VA – 39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, TX. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Photobucket – Senior Airman Quinn L. Johnson-Harris, 21 – Milwaukee, WI – 39th Airlift Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, TX. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Photobucket – Senior Airman Nathan C. Sartain, 29 – Pensacola, FL – 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

Photobucket – Airman 1st Class Kcey E. Ruiz, 21, of McDonough, GA – 66th Security Forces Squadron, Hanscom Air Force Base, MA. One of six six airmen killed October 2, 2015 who were supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel.

September 27, 2015

Photobucket – Seaman Philip Frazier Manes, 21 – Fairfax, VA – USS Gladiator (MCM 11), forward deployed to Bahrain. Died Sept. 27,2015 in Manama, Bahrain, of a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

September 21, 2015

Photobucket – Spc. Kyle E. Gilbert, 24 – Buford, GA – 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY. He died iSeptember 21, 2015 in Bagram, Afghanistan, in a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

December 1, 2014

Photobucket– Capt. William H. Dubois, 30 – New Castle, CO – 77th Fighter Squadron, Shaw Air Force Base, SC. Died Dec. 1,2014 when his F-16 aircraft crashed near a coalition air base in the Middle East.

October 23, 2014

Photobucket-Lance Cpl. Sean P. Neal, 19 – Riverside, CA – 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, whose headquarters element deploys from Camp Pendleton, CA. Died Oct. 23, 2014 in Baghdad, Iraq, from a non-combat related incident. The incident is under investigation.

October 1, 2014

Photobucket-Cpl. Jordan L. Spears, 21 – Memphis, IN – Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron-163, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, CA. He was lost at sea Oct. 1, 2014 while conducting flight operations in the North Arabian Gulf. He was initially classified as a non-global war on terrorism casualty.

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