US Casulaties in Iraq i the Month of June 2005
 

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U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
June 2005

May Casualties
Monthly Summaries References
Service Member Age Date Unit Details
SFC Virgil R. Case 37 01 June 2005 Army National Guard's 145th Support Bn, 116th Brigade Combat Team, TF Liberty Died of a non-battle-related injury at about 6:40 a.m. June 1 in Kirkuk
Spc. Phillip C. Edmundson 22 01 June 2005 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action when anIED detonated near the vehicle in which he was traveling. His unit was conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi / DoD Release: IED detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle
Pfc. Louis E. Niedermeier 20 01 June 2005 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died June 1 from enemy small-arms fire received while conducting combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
Cpl. Antonio Mendoza 21 03 June 2005 5th Bn, 11th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF DoD Release: Died June 3 at Brook Army Medical Center, San Antonio, from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on Feb. 22
Ms. Linda J. Villar 41 03 June 2005 Department of the Army Civilian working for U.S. Army Field Support DoD Release: Died June 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when a mortar struck her forward operating base
Spc. Carrie L. French 19 05 June 2005 Army National Guard's 145th Support Bn, TF Liberty Died of wounds suffered when an IED detonated near a vehicle patrol in Kirkuk Province at about 4 p.m., June 5 / DoD Release: IED hit the front of her convoy vehicle and detonated
Col. Theodore S. Westhusing 44 05 June 2005 Multi-national Security Transition Command-Iraq, assigned to the United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y. Died of non-combat related injuries June 5 at Camp Dublin near the Baghdad International Airport
Staff Sgt. Justin L. Vasquez 26 05 June 2005 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died on June 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their military vehicle
Spc. Eric J. Poelman 21 05 June 2005 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died on June 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their military vehicle
Pfc. Brian S. Ulbrich 23 05 June 2005 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died on June 5 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near their military vehicle
Lance Cpl. Jonathan L. Smith 22 06 June 2005 2nd Assault Amphibian Bn, Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died June 6 from wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle. The incident took place during combat operations June 5, near Fallujah
Lance Cpl. Robert T. Mininger 21 06 June 2005 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine, Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 6 when an IED detonated near the vehicle in which he was traveling. The incident took place near Fallujah, Iraq
Spc. Brian M. Romines 20 06 June 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 123rd Field Artillery DoD Release: Died June 6 in Baghdad, Iraq, where an IED detonated near his HMMWV
Lt. Col. Terrence K. Crowe 44 07 June 2005 Army Reserve's 10th Bn, 98th Regiment, 4th BDE, 98th Division DoD Release: Died June 7 in Tal Afar, Iraq, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using RPGs and small arms fire
Spc. Eric T. Burri 21 07 June 2005 623rd Quartermaster Company, 1st COSCOM Died when an IED detonated near the vehicle the Soldier was traveling in during a combat logistics patrol north of Baghdad at approximately 10:30 p.m. June 7
Capt. Phillip T. Esposito 30 07 June 2005 HHC, 42nd Infantry Division, TF Liberty Killed during an indirect fire attack on a Coalition Forces base in Tikrit at about 10 p.m., on June 7 / DoD Release: Died on June 8 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained on June 7, when an explosion of unknown origin occurred near their location / MNC-Iraq opened a criminal investigation into incident at FOB Danger
1st Lt. Louis E. Allen 34 07 June 2005 HHC, 42nd Infantry Division, TF Liberty Killed during an indirect fire attack on a Coalition Forces base in Tikrit at about 10 p.m., on June 7 / DoD Release: Died on June 8 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained on June 7, when an explosion of unknown origin occurred near their location / MNC-Iraq opened a criminal investigation into incident at FOB Danger
1st Lt. Michael J. Fasnacht 25 08 June 2005 1st Bn, 15th Infantry, 3rd BDE, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Liberty Killed when an IED detonated near a vehicle patrol near Ad Dwar in Salah Ad Din Province at about 12:00 p.m. on June 8 / DoD Release: Died June 8 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle
Lance Cpl. Marc L. Tucker 24 08 June 2005 9th Engineer Support Bn, 3rd FSSG, III MEF, assigned to 2nd FSSG, II MEF (Forward) Killed a vehicle accident near the town of Hit, June 8 / DoD Release: Died as a result of a non-hostile vehicle accident in Asr Uranium, Iraq
Pfc. Douglas E. Kashmer 27 08 June 2005 Army's 70th Transportation Company DoD Release: Died June 8 in Nippur, Iraq, when the wrecker in which he was a passenger was involved in a non-combat related rollover
Staff Sgt. Mark O. Edwards 40 09 June 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, TF Liberty Died of a non-battle injury at about 6:40 a.m., June 9 near Tuz / DoD Release: Died at his FOB near Tuz, Iraq, from a non-combat related cause
Sgt. Roberto Arizola, Jr. 31 08 June 2005 297th Military Intelligence Bn, 513th Military Intelligence BDE DoD Release: Died June 8 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling 23 09 June 2005 Marine Forces Reserve?s 3rd Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV Killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations with 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward)
Lance Cpl. Devon P. Seymour 21 09 June 2005 Marine Forces Reserve?s 3rd Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV Killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations with 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward)
Cpl. Brad D. Squires 26 09 June 2005 Marine Forces Reserve?s 3rd Bn, 25th Marine, 4th MARDIV Killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations with 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward)
Lance Cpl. Dustin V. Birch 22 09 June 2005 Marine Forces Reserve?s 4th Tank Bn, 4th MARDIV Killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations with 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward)
Lance Cpl. Daniel Chavez 20 09 June 2005 1st Tank Bn, 1st MARDIV, I MEF Killed in action June 9, when their vehicle hit an explosive device while conducting combat operations near Haqlaniyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died while conducting combat operations with 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward)
Sgt. David J. Murray 23 09 June 2005 Army National Guard's 1088th Engineering Bn DoD Release: Died June 9 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his military vehicle
Lance Cpl. Mario A. Castillo 20 10 June 2005 2nd Combat Engineer Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF/ Initial release mentioned Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 10 when an IED detonated near their vehicle during combat operations near Saqlawiyah, Iraq
Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Kilpela 22 10 June 2005 2nd Combat Engineer Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF/ Initial release mentioned Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 10 when an IED detonated near their vehicle during combat operations near Saqlawiyah, Iraq
Spc. Casey Byers 22 11 June 2005 Army National Guard's 224th Engineer Battalion, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 11 when their vehicle struck an IED during combat operations about 18 miles southwest of Taqaddum, Iraq
Sgt. 1st Class Neil A. Prince 35 11 June 2005 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 11 when their vehicle struck an IED during combat operations about 18 miles southwest of Taqaddum, Iraq
Sgt. Larry R. Arnold Sr. 46 11 June 2005 Army National Guard's 150th Combat Engineer Bn, 155th BCT, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 11 when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations about 12 miles southeast of Al Amiriyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died on June 11 in Owesat Village, Iraq, when their APC was hit by an IED
Spc. Terrance D. Lee Sr. 25 11 June 2005 Army National Guard's 150th Combat Engineer Bn, 155th BCT, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 11 when an IED detonated near vehicle during combat operations about 12 miles southeast of Al Amiriyah, Iraq / DoD Release: Died on June 11 in Owesat Village, Iraq, when their APC was hit by an IED
Cpl. Stanley J. Lapinski 35 11 June 2005 3rd Bn, 7th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died June 11 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle
Lance Cpl. John J. Mattek Jr.
Second DoD Release
24 13 June 2005 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF DoD Release: Died June 13 from wounds received as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on June 8
Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns Jr. 24 13 June 2005 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 13 when their vehicle was struck by an explosive device during combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: Military vehicle came under a grenade attack
Spc. Anthony D. Kinslow 21 13 June 2005 2nd Bn, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd BDE, 2nd Infantry Division, assigned to 2nd BCT, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 13 when their vehicle was struck by an explosive device during combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: Military vehicle came under a grenade attack
Pfc. Michael R. Hayes 29 14 June 2005 Army National Guard?s 617th MP Company, serving with the 18th MP Brigade Killed by an RPG while on patrol in Baghdad June 14 / DOD Release: RPG hit his HMMWV while he was providing security cordon for an IED found earlier
Pfc. Joshua P. Klinger 21 14 June 2005 1st Bn, 6th Marine assigned to Regimental Combat Team-8, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed June 14 by an improvised explosive device. The incident took place during combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq
Pfc. Nathan B. Clemons 20 14 June 2005 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Bn, Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died June 14 from wounds sustained when an IED detonated near his vehicle during combat operations near Ar Rutbah, Iraq
Sgt. Anthony G. Jones 25 14 June 2005 104th Transportation Company, 36th Engineer Group, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized) DoD Release: Died June 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, where an IED detonated near his military vehicle
Lance Cpl. Chad B. Maynard 19 15 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 15 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Lance Cpl. Jonathan R. Flores 18 15 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 15 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Cpl. Jesse Jaime 22 15 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 15 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Cpl. Tyler S. Trovillion 23 15 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 15 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Lance Cpl. Dion M. Whitley 21 15 June 2005 Marine assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 15 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Petty Officer 2nd Class Cesar O. Baez 37 15 June 2005 Hospital Corpsman assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Died June 15 from wounds received from enemy small-arms fire during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Lance Cpl. Erik R. Heldt 26 16 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 16 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Capt. John W. Maloney 36 16 June 2005 1st Bn, 5th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, but for OIF operating with the 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 16 when their vehicle hit an IED during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
1st Lt. Noah Harris 23 17 June 2005 2nd Bon, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Liberty Killed during an engagement, near Buhritz in Diyala Province about 11:30 p.m., June 17 / DoD Release: Died on June 18 in Baqubah, Iraq, from injuries sustained on June 17 in Buritz, Iraq, when they were conducting a mounted patrol and their HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using RPGs
Cpl. William A. Long 26 17 June 2005 2nd Bon, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Liberty Killed during an engagement, near Buhritz in Diyala Province about 11:30 p.m., June 17 / DoD Release: Died on June 18 in Baqubah, Iraq, from injuries sustained on June 17 in Buritz, Iraq, when they were conducting a mounted patrol and their HMMWV was attacked by enemy forces using RPGs
Master Sgt. Robert M. Horrigan 40 17 June 2005 Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command DoD Release: Died on June 17 in Al Qaim, Iraq, while conducting combat operations
Master Sgt. Michael L. McNulty 36 17 June 2005 Headquarters, U.S. Army Special Operations Command DoD Release: Died on June 17 in Al Qaim, Iraq, while conducting combat operations
Lance Cpl. Adam J. Crumpler 19 18 June 2005 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed in action June 18 by small-arms fire during Operation Spear, a combat operation in Karabilah, Iraq
Pfc. Christopher R. Kilpatrick 18 20 June 2005 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Bn, Warrior Brigade, 1st COSCOM Killed as a result of wounds sustained from an IED attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol northeast of Tall Afar June 20 / DoD Release: During convoy operations, enemy forces attacked his HMMWV with an IED and small arms fire
Sgt. James D. Stewart 29 21 June 2005 57th Transportation Company, 10th Mountain Division, attached to 1st COSCOM Killed as a result of wounds sustained from an IED attack while conducting a combat logistics patrol west of Ar Rutbah June 21 / DoD Release: IED detonated near his military cargo truck
Spc. Nicholas R. Idalski 23 21 June 2005 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 21 by small-arms fire during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: His unit was conducting combat operations and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
Spc. Christopher L. Hoskins 21 21 June 2005 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 21 by small-arms fire during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Spc. Brian A. Vaughn 23 21 June 2005 1st Bn, 9th Infantry, 2nd BCT, 2nd Infantry Division attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action June 21 by small-arms fire during combat operations near Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Sgt. Arnold Duplantier II 26 22 June 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry DoD Release: Died June 22 in Baghdad, Iraq, where he was providing cordon security, and was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
Sgt. Joseph M. Tackett 22 23 June 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 76th Field Artillery, 4th BCT, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, of a non-combat related injury
Lance Cpl. Holly A. Charette 21 23 June 2005 Headquarters Battalion, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed by a suicide VBIED when convoy came under attack June 23 in Falluja / DoD Relase: Died from wounds sustained when a suicide VBIED struck her vehicle
Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez 20 23 June 2005 Headquarters Battalion, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Killed by small arms fire immediately after attack by a suicide VBIED June 23 in Falluja / DoD Release: Died June 23 while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide VBIED in Fallujah, Iraq
Pfc. Veashna Muy 20 23 June 2005 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed during suicide VBIED and small arms fire attack June 23 in Fallujah
Cpl. Chad W. Powell 22 23 June 2005 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed during suicide VBIED and small arms fire attack June 23 in Fallujah
Petty Officer 1st Class Regina R. Clark 43 23 June 2005 Navy culinary specialist deployed with Naval Construction Regiment Detachment 30, temporarily assigned to II MEF (Forward) Previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown; killed while in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide VBIED and small arms fire the night of June 23 in Fallujah
Cpl. Carlos Pineda 23 24 June 2005 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Previously listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown; killed while in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide VBIED and small arms fire the night of June 23 in Fallujah / DoD Release: Died June 24 as a result of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire while conducting combat operations in Falluhah, Iraq
Sgt. 1st Class Christopher W. Phelps 39 23 June 2005 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment DoD Release: Died June 23 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV
Spc. Charles A. Kaufman 20 26 June 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, TF Liberty Killed by an IED in Baghdad June 26 / DoD Release: VBIED detonated near his HMMWV
Chief Warrant Officer Keith R. Mariotti 39 27 June 2005 3rd Bn, 3rd Aviation, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Baghdad Killed around 11 a.m. June 27 when their AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed northwest of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died near Taji, Iraq, where their AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed
Chief Warrant Officer Steven E. Shepard 30 27 June 2005 3rd Bn, 3rd Aviation, 3rd Infantry Division, TF Baghdad Killed around 11 a.m. June 27 when their AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed northwest of Baghdad / DoD Release: Died near Taji, Iraq, where their AH-64D Apache helicopter crashed
2nd Lt. Matthew S. Coutu 23 27 June 2005 64th MP Company, 720th MP Bn, 89th MP Brigade, TF Baghdad Died June 27 from wounds sustained during a small-arms fire attack in central Baghdad around 10:15 a.m. His unit was assisting Iraqi Police at the scene of a vehicle fire when it came under attack from terrorists / DoD Release: Enemy forces engaged his convoy with small arms fire
Spc. Robert E. Hall Jr. 30 28 June 2005 Army Reserve's 467th Engineer Bn, TF Liberty Killed when a suicide VBIED detonated near a Coalition Forces base near Balad at about 11:40 a.m. June 28 / DoD Release: Died June 28 in Ad Dujayl, Iraq, when a VBIED detonated near his dismounted position at the gate of his FOB
Sgt. Manny Hornedo 27 28 June 2005 Army National Guard's 1569th Transportation Company, TF Liberty Killed when a suicide VBIED detonated near a combat patrol west of Tikrit at about 4:15 p.m. June 28
Spc. Rafael A. Carrillo 21 28 June 2005 1st Ban, 64th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division DoD Release: Died June 28 in Baghdad, Iraq, where an enemy mortar detonated near his HMMWV
Sgt. Chad M. Mercer 25 30 June 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 121st Infantry DoD Release: Died June 30 in Baghdad, Iraq, where his M2A2 BFV rolled over while conducting combat operations