US Casulaties in Iraq i the Month of September 2005
 

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U.S. Casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom
September 2005

August Casualties
Service Member Age Date Unit Details
Sgt. George R. Draughn Jr. 29 01 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 108th Cavalry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade TF Baghdad Died after patrol struck an IED at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
Staff Sgt. Robert L. Hollar Jr. 35 01 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 108th Cavalry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade TF Baghdad Died after patrol struck an IED at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 1 / DoD Release: IED detonated near HMMWV during patrol operations
Sgt. 1st Class Lonnie J. Parson 39 02 Sep 2005 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd BDE, 3rd ID Died on Sept. 2, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when his M3A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was struck by an enemy explosive device
Spc. Luke C. Williams 35 05 Sep 2005 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 2nd BDE, 3rd ID DOD Release: Died on Sept. 5, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when the HMMWV he was riding in accidentally rolled over into a ditch
Spc. Jeffrey A. Williams 20 05 Sep 2005 Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, TF Freedom Died when the vehicle he was in was struck by an IED in Tal Afar Sept. 5.
Sgt. Matthew C. Bohling 22 05 Sep 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action when the vehicle he was in hit an IED Sept. 5 during combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near his HMMWV
Staff Sgt. Jude R. Jonaus 27 06 Sep 2005 Brigade Troops Bn, Division Support BDE, 3rd Infantry Division TF Baghdad Killed when their vehicle rolled over after striking an IED around 10 a.m. Sept. 6 in central Baghdad
Sgt. Franklin R. Vilorio 26 06 Sep 2005 Brigade Troops Bn, Division Support BDE, 3rd Infantry Division TF Baghdad Killed when their vehicle rolled over after striking an IED around 10 a.m. Sept. 6 in central Baghdad
Hospitalman Robert N. Martens 20 06 Sep 2005 Navy sailor assigned to II Marine Division DoD Release: Died Sept. 6, from injuries sustained as a passenger when his HMMWV rolled over in Al Qaim, Iraq
Staff Sgt. Christopher L. Everett 23 07 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 112th Armor, 56th BCT Soldier Killed in a non-combat related accident at about 6:30 p.m., Sept. 7, at Camp Taqaddum, Iraq / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 7, 2005, in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, where an accident occurred in the motor pool
U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 07 Sep 2005 Soldier assigned to 2nd Force Service Support Group (Fwd) Died on Sept. 7 in an industrial accident on Camp Taqaddum, Iraq
Sgt. Kurtis D. K. Arcala 22 11 Sep 2005 2nd Bn, 7th Infantry, 3rd ID, TF Liberty Killed when an IED detonated near a Coalition Forces combat patrol near Samarra at about 4:45 a.m. Sept. 11 / DoD Release: Died on Sept. 11, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq, where an IED detonated near his position during convoy escort operations
Spc. Jeremy M. Campbell 21 11 Sep 2005 108th MP Co., 503rd MP Bn (Airborne), 16th MP BDE (Airborne), TF Liberty DoD Release: Died on Sept. 11, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, where an IED detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations
Seaman Apprentice Robert D. Macrum 22 11 Sep 2005 USS Princeton, deployed to the Arabian Gulf conducting MSO as part of the Nimitz CSG DoD Release: Lost at sea. He was last seen the evening of Sept. 12 while the ship was underway
Lance Cpl. Shane C. Swanberg 24 15 Sep 2005 3rd Bn, 7th Marine, 1st MARDIV, I MEF, attached as part of OIF to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed Sept.15 from an indirect fire explosion at Forward Operating Base Camp Ramadi, Iraq
Sgt. Alfredo B. Silva 35 15 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, 40th ID DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 15, 2005, when an IED detonated near his HMMWV during patrol operations
Sgt. Matthew L. Deckard 29 16 Sep 2005 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 16, when an IED detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations
1st Sgt. Alan N. Gifford 39 16 Sep 2005 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 16, when an IED detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations
Spc. David H. Ford IV 20 16 Sep 2005 4th Bn, 64th Armor, 4th BCT, 3rd ID DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 16, when an IED detonated near his M1A1 Abrams tank during patrol operations
Staff Sgt. Regilio E. Nelom 45 17 Sep 2005 249th Quartermaster Company, 1st COSCOM, assigned to 56th BCT(?) Killed by an IED while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 10:50 p.m. September 17, near Al Asad, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near his HMMWV during an escort mission
1st Lt. Mark H. Dooley 27 19 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 3rd Bn, 172nd Infantry (Mountain), 42nd ID, reportedly assigned to the MARDIV, II MEF (FWD) Killed in action by IEDs during two separate incidents while conducting combat operations Sept. 19 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near vehicle during patrol operations
Sgt. Michael Egan 36 19 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th ID, reportedly assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (FWD) Killed in action by IEDs during two separate incidents while conducting combat operations Sept. 19 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near vehicle during patrol operations
Spc. William V. Fernandez 37 19 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 104th Cavalry Regiment, 28th ID, reportedly assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (FWD) Killed in action by IEDs during two separate incidents while conducting combat operations Sept. 19 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near vehicle during patrol operations
Spc. William L. Evans 22 19 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID, reportedly assigned to the 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by IEDs during two separate incidents while conducting combat operations Sept. 19 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 19 of injuries sustained earlier that day in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when an IED detonated near his M2A2 BFV during combat operations
Sgt. 1st Class Lawrence E. Morrison 49 19 Sep 2005 Rreservist assigned to the U.S. Army Civil and Psychological Operations Command DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 19, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Staff Sgt. William A. Allers III 28 20 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 198th MP Bn, 75th Troop Command, assigned to 18th MP BDE Killed 75 miles north of Baghdad when his vehicle was struck by an IED at 2:25 p.m. Sept. 20 / DoD Release: Died in the vicinity of Khalis, north of Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 20 when an IED detonated near his convoy vehicle
Sgt. Pierre A. Raymond 28 20 Sep 2005 Army Reserve's 228th FSB, 28th ID DoD Release: Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on Sept. 20, of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq, on Sept. 15, when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
Sgt. Travis M. Arndt 23 21 Sep 2005 TF Liberty Died of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident near Kirkuk at about 9:30 p.m. September 21 / DoD Release: Accident took place during convoy operations
Spc. Kevin M. Jones 21 22 Sep 2005 181st Transportation Bn, 7th Corps Support Group, 3rd COSCOM, attached to 1st COSCOM Killed by an IED while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 09:00 p.m. Sept. 22, near Al Taqaddum, Iraq / DoD Release: IED detonated near his vehicle
Spc. Scott P. McLaughlin 29 22 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 172nd Armor, 42nd Armor Division, attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by small arms fire Sept. 22 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq
Spc. Mike T. Sonoda, Jr. 34 22 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, TF Baghdad Killed when a vehicle struck an IED in central Baghdad at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 21. / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad, Iraq on Sept. 22 of injuries sustained when an IED detonated near his M113 APC on Sept. 21
U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 23 Sep 2005 TF Baghdad Killed while patrolling southeast of Baghdad when his vehicle struck an IED at around 8:30 p.m. Sept. 23
Staff Sgt. Daniel R. Scheile 37 23 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, attached to 3rd Infantry Division DOD Release: Died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 23, when an IED detonated near his M113 APC. Was also attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
Sgt. Paul C. Neubauer 40 23 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 184th Infantry, attached to 3rd Infantry Division DOD Release: Died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on Sept. 23, when an IED detonated near his M113 APC. Was also attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
Sgt. Andrew J. Derrick 25 23 Sep 2005 411th MP Co, 720th MP Bn, 89th MP BDE DOD Release: Died on Sept. 23 near Baghdad, Iraq when his dismounted team came under attack by enemy forces using small arms fire
Sgt. Brian E. Dunlap 34 24 Sep 2005 Marine Forces Reserve?s 2nd Bn, 23rd Marine, 4th MARDIV, but for OIF his unit was attached to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) DOD Release: Died Sept. 24 from an IED while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Taqaddum, Iraq [Possibly same as entry below]
U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 24 Sep 2005 Marine assigned to the 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED on Sept. 24 while conducting combat operations in Khalidiyah, Iraq [Possibly same as entry above]
U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 25 Sep 2005 56th BCT Killed when vehicle rolled over while conducting a combat logistics patrol at about 2:30 p.m. Sept. 25, near Trebil, Iraq.
Sgt. Shawn A. Graham 34 25 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 124th Cavalry Regiment, 36th ID DoD Release: Died on Sept. 25 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day in Baghdad, Iraq. The vehicle in which he was riding accidentally rolled over
[Possibly same as entry above, though unit and accident location details differ {There is a town called Trebil that is 600 km from Baghdad)]
Sgt. Howard P. Allen 31 26 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 860th MP Co., attached to 42nd MP Brigade Killed 50 miles SE of Baghdad, Sept 26 when his vehicle was struck by an IED / DoD Release: died in Baghdad, Iraq on Sept. 26 when IED detonated near his HMMWV
Master Sgt. Tulsa T. Tuliau 33 26 Sep 2005 3rd Bn, 314th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division Died when vehicle was struck by an IED early Sept. 26 in western Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained near Ar Rustimayah, on Sept. 26 when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
Sgt. 1st Class Casey E. Howe 32 26 Sep 2005 3rd Bn, 314th Field Artillery, 2nd Brigade, 78th Division Died when vehicle was struck by an IED early Sept. 26 in western Baghdad / DoD Release: Died in Baghdad of injuries sustained near Ar Rustimayah, on Sept. 26 when an IED detonated near HMMWV during combat operations
Sgt. Andrew P. Wallace 25 26 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Brigade DOD Release: Died in Shaibah, Iraq, on Sept. 26, when an IED detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. They were also attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
[Shaibah is ~445 km S of Baghdad, ~ 19 km SW of Basra]
Spc. Michael J. Wendling 20 26 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 2nd Bn, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Brigade DOD Release: Died in Shaibah, Iraq, on Sept. 26, when an IED detonated near their HMMWV during convoy operations. They were also attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire
[Shaibah is ~445 km S of Baghdad, ~ 19 km SW of Basra]
Pvt. Elijah M. Ortega 19 26 Sep 2005 Combat Engineer Bn, 2nd MARDIV, II MEF Died Sept. 26 as result of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Baharia, Iraq, near Fallujah, Iraq
Staff Sgt. Jason A. Benford 30 27 Sep 2005 2nd Bn, 69th Armor, 3rd BDE, 3rd ID, assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by small arms fire while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on Sept. 27 / DoD Release: His patrol was attacked
Sgt. Steve Morin, Jr. 34 27 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 111th Engineer Bn, 36th ID DoD Release: died west of Umm Qasr, Iraq, on Sept. 28, when an IED, overturning the HMMWV in which he was riding
[Possibly same incident as below]
U/I pending notification of next-of-kin 28 Sep 2005 MNC-Iraq Soldier Killed Sept. 28 at approximately 11:45 a.m. when convoy was struck by an IED near Safwan, in SE Iraq near the Kuwait border
Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson 21 28 Sep 2005 USAF 17th Security Forces Squadron Killed Sept. 28 at approximately 11:45 a.m. when convoy was struck by an IED near Safwan, in SE Iraq near the Kuwait border / DoD Release: Died Sept. 28 near Camp Bucca, Iraq, when an IED detonated near convoy vehicle
Staff Sgt. Daniel L. Arnold 27 28 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, on Sept. 28 / DoD Release: M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
Staff Sgt. George A. Pugliese 39 28 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, on Sept. 28 / DoD Release: M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
Sgt. Eric W. Slebodnik 21 28 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, on Sept. 28 / DoD Release: M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
Spc. Lee A. Wiegand 20 28 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, on Sept. 28 / DoD Release: M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire
Pfc. Oliver J. Brown 19 28 Sep 2005 Army National Guard's 1st Bn, 109th Infantry, 28th ID assigned to 2nd MARDIV, II MEF (Forward) Killed in action by an IED while conducting combat operations in Ar Ramadi, on Sept. 28 / DoD Release: M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire