November, 2007
11 Killed - Afghanistan War Operations    37 Killed - Iraq War Operations    Total: 48
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11/01/07 (I)
Special Agent Nathan J. Schuldheiss
27, Newport R.I., Rhode Island
Civilian
Balad (near Balad Air Base) - Salah ad Din
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned as a special agent to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
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11/01/07 (I)
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Staff Sergeant David A. Wieger
28, North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
U.S. Air Force
Balad (near Balad Air Base) - Salah ad Din
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned as a special agent to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.
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11/01/07 (I)
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Master Sergeant Thomas A. Crowell
36, Neosho, Missouri
U.S. Air Force
Balad (near Balad Air Base) - Salah ad Din
Hostile - hostile fire
Died of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned as a special agent to Detachment 301, Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Scott Air Force Base, Ill.
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11/01/07 (I)
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Second Lieutenant Tracy Alger
30, New Auburn, Wisconsin
U.S. Army
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
A U.S.-led coalition soldier and an Afghan soldier were killed Friday in clashes with insurgents in southern Afghanistan, a coalition statement said.
She was assigned to the 3rd BN, 187th Infantry Reg, 3rd Brigade Combat team, (Air Assault) 101st Airborne Division
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11/02/07 (A)
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Sergeant First Class Johnny C. Walls
41, Bremerton, Washington
U.S. Army
Uruzgan province
Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire
Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations.
He was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
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11/03/07 (I)
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Private First Class Dwane A. Covert Jr.
20, Tonawanda, New York
U.S. Army
Salah ad Din Province
Non-hostile - explosion
Died from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 104th Transportation Company, 13th Corps Support Sustainment Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.
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11/05/07 (I)
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Private First Class Adam J. Muller
21, Underhill, Vermont
U.S. Army
Tal Al-Dahab - At-Ta'mim
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops BN, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
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11/05/07 (I)
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Sergeant Derek T. Stenroos
24, North Pole, Alaska
U.S. Army
Tal Al-Dahab - At-Ta'mim
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops BN, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
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11/05/07 (I)
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Staff Sergeant John D. Linde
30, New York, New York
U.S. Army
Tal Al-Dahab - At-Ta'mim
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops BN, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
  Arlington
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11/05/07 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Carletta S. Davis
34, Anchorage, Alaska
U.S. Army
Tal Al-Dahab - At-Ta'mim
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack

She was assigned to the 10th Brigade Support BN, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
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11/05/07 (I)
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Petty Officer Second Class Kevin R. Bewley
27, Hector, Arkansas
U.S. Navy
Salah Ad Din Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Iraq.
He was permanently assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, Oak Harbor, Wash.
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11/05/07 (I)
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Sergeant Daniel J. Shaw
23, West Seneca, New York
U.S. Army
Taji - Baghdad
Non-combat - Accident - explosion

Shaw was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
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11/06/07 (I)
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Specialist Christine M. Ndururi
21, Dracut, Massachusetts
U.S. Army
Camp Arifjan
Non-combat - Illness
Died in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a non-combat related illness. Her death is under investigation.
She was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas
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11/07/07 (I)
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Sergeant Lui Tumanuvao
29, Fagaalu, American Samoa
U.S. Army
Arab Jabour
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when he was struck by an improvised explosive device during combat operations.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.
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11/07/07 (I)
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Captain Benjamin D. Tiffner
31, , West Virginia
U.S. Army
Baghdad
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when he was struck by an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.
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11/09/07 (A)
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Captain Matthew C. Ferrara
24, Torrance, California
U.S. Army
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died of wounds sustained when his patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces .
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
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11/09/07 (I)
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Specialist Jermaine D. Franklin
22, Arlington, Texas
U.S. Army
Jisr Naft, Diyala Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED, grenades
Died of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.
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11/09/07 (A)
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Sergeant Jeffery S. Mersman
23, Parker, Kansas
U.S. Army
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
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11/09/07 (A)
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Corporal Sean K. A. Langevin
23, Walnut Creek, California
U.S. Army
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
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11/09/07 (A)
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Corporal Lester G. Roque
23, Torrance, California
U.S. Army
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
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11/09/07 (A)
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Specialist Joseph M. Lancour
21, Swartz Creek, Michigan
U.S. Army
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died of wounds sustained when their patrol was attacked by direct fire from enemy forces.
He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.
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11/10/07 (A)
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Staff Sergeant Patrick F. Kutschbach
25, , Pennsylvania
U.S. Army
Tagab (Died in Bagram)
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group
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11/10/07 (A)
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Sergeant Phillip A. Bocks
28, Troy, Michigan
U.S. Marine Corps
Aranus
Hostile - hostile fire - RPG attack
Died while conducting combat operations in Aranus, Afghanistan.
He was assigned to Marine Corps Mountain Warfare Training Center, Bridgeport, Calif.
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11/12/07 (A)
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Specialist Adrian E. Hike
26, Callender, Iowa
U.S. Army
Bermel
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.
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11/12/07 (I)
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Sergeant Joseph M. Vanek
22, Elmhurst, Illinois
U.S. Army
Baghdad
Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire
Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
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11/12/07 (I)
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Specialist Ashley Sietsema
20, Melrose Park, Illinois
U.S. Army
Kuwait City, Kuwait,
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of injuries suffered in a vehicle accident.
She was assigned to the 708th Medical Company, 108th Medical Battalion, 108th Sustainment Brigade, Illinois National Guard, North Riverside, Ill.
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11/12/07 (A)
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Captain David A. Boris
30, Pottsville., Pennsylvania
U.S. Army
Bermel
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in was struck by an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 91st Cavalry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Schweinfurt, Germany.
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11/13/07 (A)
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Second Lieutenant Stuart F. Liles
26, Hot Springs, Arkansas
U.S. Army
Bagram
Non-combat
Died of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 122nd Aviation Support Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. The incident is under investigation.
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11/13/07 (I)
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Corporal Peter W. Schmidt
30, Eureka, California
U.S. Army
Diyala Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted combat operations.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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11/13/07 (I)
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Sergeant Christopher R. Kruse
23, Emporia, Kansas
U.S. Army
Diyala Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted combat operations.
he was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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11/13/07 (I)
Private First Class Casey P. Mason
22, Lake, Michigan
U.S. Army
Mosul (near) - Ninawa
Hostile - hostile fire - small arms fire
Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.
He was assigned to the 728th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
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11/14/07 (I)
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Sergeant Steven C. Ganczewski
22, Niagara Falls, New York
U.S. Army
Balad
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered from a combat-related incident.
He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.
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11/14/07 (I)
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Sergeant Kenneth R. Booker
25, Vevay, Indiana
U.S. Army
Mukhisa, Diyala Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash
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11/14/07 (I)
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Second Lieutenant Peter H. Burks
26, Dallas, Texas
U.S. Army
Baghdad
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.
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11/14/07 (I)
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Specialist Derek R. Banks
24, Newport News, Virginia
U.S. Army
San Antonio, Texas - Baghdad
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 237th Engineer Company, 276th Engineer Battalion, 91st Troop Command, Virginia National Guard, West Point, Va.
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11/16/07 (I)
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Sergeant Mason L. Lewis
26, Gloucester, Virginia
U.S. Army
Baghdad
Non-combat - Accident
Died as a result of a non-combat related training accident.
He was assigned to the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
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11/18/07 (I)
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Corporal Christopher J. Nelson
22, Rochester, Washington
U.S. Army
Ba'qubah - Diyala
Hostile - hostile fire - suicide bomber
Died when an improvised explosive device detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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11/18/07 (I)
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Corporal Jason T. Lee
26, Fruitport, Michigan
U.S. Army
Ba'qubah - Diyala
Hostile - hostile fire - suicide bomber
Died when an improvised explosive device detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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11/18/07 (I)
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Private First Class Marius L. Ferrero
23, Miami, Florida
U.S. Army
Ba'qubah - Diyala
Hostile - hostile fire - suicide bomber
Died when an improvised explosive device detonated during a mounted patrol in Baquabah, Iraq.
He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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11/19/07 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Alejandro Ayala
26, Riverside, California
U.S. Air Force
Not reported yet
Non-combat - Accident
Died of injuries sustained as a result of a vehicle accident in Kuwait.
He was assigned to the 90th Logistics Readiness Squadron, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.
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11/20/07 (I)
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Sergeant Alfred G. Paredez Jr.
32, Las Vegas, Nevada
U.S. Army
Baghdad (eastern part)
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
He was assigned to the 1st BN, 8th Cavalry Reg, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division
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11/21/07 (I)
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Specialist Melvin L. Henley Jr.
26, Jackson, Mississippi
U.S. Army
Baghdad
Non-combat - Gunshot wound
Died of injuries suffered from non-combat related incident.
He was assigned to the 603rd Aviation Support Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
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11/22/07 (I)
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Staff Sergeant Jonathon L. Martin
33, Bellevue, Ohio
U.S. Army
Regensburg, Germany/Jisr Naft, Iraq
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died in Regensburg, Germany, of wounds suffered on Nov. 9 in Jisr Naft, Iraq, when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.
He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Reg, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Air Assault) 101st Airborne Division
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11/27/07 (I)
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Specialist Benjamin J. Garrison
25, Houston, Texas
U.S. Army
Salah ad Din Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Nov. 27.
He was assigned to the 1stt Squadron, 71st Cavalry Reg, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
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11/27/07 (I)
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Private Isaac T. Cortes
26, Bronx, New York
U.S. Army
Salah ad Din Province
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died as a result of injuries sustained from an explosion near his vehicle while conducting operations in Salah ad Din province, Nov. 27.
He was assigned to the 1stt Squadron, 71st Cavalry Reg, 1st Brigade Combat Team, (Light Infantry) 10th Mountain Division
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11/28/07 (I)
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Corporal Allen C. Roberts
21, Arcola, Illinois
U.S. Marine Corps
Al Asad - Anbar
Non-combat - Accident - vehicular
Died from a vehicle accident near Al Asad, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Yuma, Ariz.
He was assigned to the Marine Attack Squadron 214, Marine Aircraft Group 13, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I MEF
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11/28/07 (I)
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Sergeant First Class John J. Tobiason
42, Bloomington, Minnesota
U.S. Army
Non-combat - Accident
Died of injuries suffered from an incident that is currently under investigation. He was assigned to the 847th Adjutant General Battalion, 89th Regional Readiness Command, Wichita, Ka
He was assigned to the 847th Adjutant General BN, 89th Regional Readiness Command
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11/30/07 (I)
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Corporal Blair W. Emery
24, Lee, Maine
U.S. Army
Baqubah - Diyala
Hostile - hostile fire - IED attack
Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.
He was assigned to the 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.
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Index:
Alger, Tracy Ayala, Alejandro Banks, Derek R. Bewley, Kevin R. Bocks, Phillip A. Booker, Kenneth R. Boris, David A.
Burks, Peter H. Cortes, Isaac T. Covert, Dwane A. Jr. Crowell, Thomas A. Davis, Carletta S. Emery, Blair W. Ferrara, Matthew C.
Ferrero, Marius L. Franklin, Jermaine D. Ganczewski, Steven C. Garrison, Benjamin J. Henley, Melvin L. Jr. Hike, Adrian E. Kruse, Christopher R.
Kutschbach, Patrick F. Lancour, Joseph M. Langevin, Sean K. A. Lee, Jason T. Lewis, Mason L. Liles, Stuart F. Linde, John D.
Martin, Jonathon L. Mason, Casey P. Mersman, Jeffery S. Muller, Adam J. Ndururi, Christine M. Nelson, Christopher J. Paredez, Alfred G. Jr.
Roberts, Allen C. Roque, Lester G. Schmidt, Peter W. Schuldheiss, Nathan J. Shaw, Daniel J. Sietsema, Ashley Stenroos, Derek T.
Tiffner, Benjamin D. Tobiason, John J. Tumanuvao, Lui Vanek, Joseph M. Walls, Johnny C. Wieger, David A.