In Memoriam - Afghanistan

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    Staff Sgt. Anthony Santos Lagman, 26
    Yonkers, New York, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division
    One of two soldiers killed when their team came under small arms fire while clearing a village in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on March 18, 2004


    Sgt. Michael John Esposito Jr., 22
    Brentwood, New York, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division
    One of two U.S. soldiers killed when their team came under small arms fire while clearing a village in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on March 18, 2004


    Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis Jallah Jr., 49
    Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
    2nd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    Jallah died due to a non-combat cause on March 28, 2004, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C. He was medically evacuated from Afghanistan to via Landstuhl Medical Center in Germany on February 16.
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    Cmdr. Adrian Basil Szwec, 43
    Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay, Cuba
    Died in a non-combat related incident in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on April 12, 2004


    1st Sgt. Herbert Ronald Claunch, 58
    Wetumpka, Alabama, USA
    217th Military Police Company, Alabama Army National Guard
    Died after collapsing on the floor in his quarters in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, on April 18, 2004


    Cpl. Patrick Daniel Tillman, 27
    Chandler, Arizona, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
    Tillman was part of a combat patrol that was ambushed at 7:30 p.m. local time by 10 to 20 attackers armed with mortars and small arms near Khowst, Afghanistan, on April 22, 2004. In the ensuing firefight, Tillman was accidentally killed by fire from his own unit.
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    Sgt. Phillip Lawrence Witkowski, 24
    Fredonia, New York, USA
    Battery F, 7th Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division
    Died on May 1, 2004, in Homberg, Germany, from non-combat related injuries sustained on April 30, in Kandahar, Afghanistan


    Pfc. Brandon James Wadman, 19
    Cape Coral, Florida, USA
    2nd Battalion, 265th Air Defense Artillery, Florida Army National Guard
    Died when his vehicle rolled over in Afghanistan on May 5, 2004


    Cpl. Ronald Raymond Payne Jr., 23
    Lakeland, Florida, USA
    Company B, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force
    Died due to hostile action in the vicinity of Tawara, Afghanistan, on May 7, 2004


    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Bruce Edward Price, 37
    Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
    Company A, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group
    Killed when insurgents ambushed his patrol and his vehicle was struck by small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fire in Kajaki, Afghanistan, on May 15, 2004


    Pvt. Tommy Roedningsby, 29
    Skreia, Norway
    Telemark Battalion, Norwegian Army
    Killed when rocket-propelled grenades were fired at a Norwegian patrol in Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2004


    Spc. Joseph Allen Jeffries, 21
    Beaverton, Oregon, USA
    320th Psychological Operations Company, Army Reserve
    Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb as they swerved to avoid another bomb in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004


    Capt. Daniel William Eggers, 28
    Cape Coral, Florida, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group
    Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004


    Sgt. 1st Class Robert Joseph Mogensen, 26
    Pinebluff, North Carolina, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group
    Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004


    Petty Officer 1st Class Brian Joseph Ouellette, 37
    Needham, Massachusetts, USA
    U.S. Navy SEAL - Navy Special Warfare Group Two
    Killed along with three others when their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device as they swerved to avoid another explosive device in the road while returning to their base of operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 29, 2004
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    Cpl. David Maurice Fraise, 24
    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when a roadside bomb hit his patrol in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 7, 2004


    Lance Cpl. Russell Patrick White, 19
    Dagsboro, Delaware, USA
    3rd Battalion, 6th Marines, 2nd Marine Division
    Died due to a non-combat related incident at Camp Bulldog, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2004


    Pfc. Daniel Bradley McClenney , 19
    Shelbyville, Tennessee, USA
    3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division
    One of two Marines killed by hostile fire near Bari Kowt in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2004


    Lance Cpl. Juston Tyler Thacker, 21
    Bluefield, West Virginia, USA
    3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division
    One of two Marines killed by hostile fire near Bari Kowt in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2004
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    Staff Sgt. Robert Keith McGee, 37
    Antioch, Tennessee, USA
    Operational Detachment Alpha 155, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group
    McGee was found dead in his hotel room in Manila, Philippines, on June 30, 2004. He was deployed to the Philippines as part of an advance team for Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines to assist in light-infantry tactics training.


    Spc. Julie Rochelle Hickey, 20
    Galloway, Ohio, USA
    412th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve
    Hickey was evacuated from Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 30, 2004, and died in Landstuhl, Germany, on July 4 of complications from a non-combat related illness.


    Spc. Juan Manuel Torres, 25
    Houston, Texas, USA
    453rd Transportation Company, Army Reserve
    Died of non-combat related injuries in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 12, 2004
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    Staff Sgt. Craig William Cherry, 39
    Winchester, Virginia, USA
    3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 29th Infantry Division (Light Infantry)
    Killed when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Ghazikel, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2004


    Sgt. Bobby Edward Beasley, 36
    Inwood, West Virginia, USA
    Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, Virginia Army National Guard
    Killed when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Ghazikel, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2004


    Sgt. Daniel Lee Galvan, 30
    Moore, Oklahoma, USA
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when the helicopter he was in developed mechanical difficulties and crashed in Salerno, Afghanistan, on August 12, 2004


    Cpl. Murat Yagci, Unavailable France
    1er Régiment Parachutiste d'Infanterie de Marine, Brigade des Forces Spéciales Terre, (1st Marine Paratroop Infantry Regiment, Army Special Forces Brigade)
    Died on August 31, 2004, of wounds suffered during operations in Afghanistan on August 29, 2004
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    Staff Sgt. Tony Bruce Olaes, 30
    Walhalla, South Carolina, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group
    Killed when his patrol vehicle was ambushed by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near the town of Shkin in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on September 20, 2004


    Staff Sgt. Robert Stacey Goodwin, 35
    Albany, Georgia, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group
    Killed when his patrol vehicle was ambushed by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades near the town of Shkin in Afghanistan's Paktika province on September 20, 2004


    Spc. Wesley Robert Wells, 21
    Libertyville, Illinois, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when his observation post in Naka, Afghanistan, was attacked on September 20, 2004


    Staff Sgt. Alan Lee Rogers, 49
    Kearns, Utah, USA
    Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 211th Aviation Regiment, Utah Army National Guard
    Died of non-combat related injuries in Bagram, Afghanistan, on September 29, 2004
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    Cpl. Maj. Bruno Giovanni, 24
    Crispi, Italy
    Susa Battalion, 3rd Alpine Regiment, Task Force Cobra, Italian Army
    Died when his VM-90 wheeled military vehicle veered off the road approximately 28 miles (45 kilometers) outside of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2004


    Staff Sgt. Brian Scott Hobbs, 28
    Mesa, Arizona, USA
    Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    One of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004


    Cpl. Kyle Ka Eo Fernandez, 26
    Waipahu, Hawaii, USA
    Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004


    Cpl. Silvio Schattmann,
    Unavailable Germany
    German Army
    Died in a non-combat related incident in Afghanistan on October 17, 2004


    Cpl. William Madden Amundson Jr., 21
    The Woodlands, Texas, USA
    Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
    Killed during a ground assault force infiltration in eastern Afghanistan when the Ground Mobility Vehicle he was riding in rolled over on October 18, 2004


    Airman 1st Class Jesse Monroe Samek, 21
    Rogers, Arkansas, USA
    66th Rescue Squadron, 57th Operations Group
    Samek died from injuries he received when an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk combat search and rescue helicopter crashed during a medical evacuation mission 105 miles (170 kilometers) east of Shindand, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004. The accident was not due to hostile action.


    Staff Sgt. Kingue Eithel Abraham, 22
    France
    3e Régiment de Hussards (3rd Hussard Regiment)
    One of two French soldiers killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004


    Pvt. Thierry Jean Baptiste, 29
    France
    3rd Hussard Regiment
    One of two French soldiers killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004


    Cpl. Billy Gomez, 25
    Perris, California, USA
    Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Gomez died on October 27, 2004, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds he received when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb on October 20 in Naka, Afghanistan.
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    Sgt. James Charles Kearney III, 22
    Emerson, Iowa, USA
    Company B, 1st Battalion, 168th Infantry Regiment, Iowa Army National Guard
    Died in Salerno, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Sharan, Afghanistan, on November 1, 2004


    Sgt. Michael Christopher O'Neill, 22
    Mansfield, Ohio, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment
    Died on November 21, 2004, in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, of wounds he sustained when a grenade he was carrying was accidentally detonated during pre-combat preparations at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on November 17


    Cpl. Jacob Rudeloff Fleischer, 25
    St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2004


    Cpl. Dale Edwin Fracker Jr., 23
    Apple Valley, California, USA
    Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit in Deh Rawod, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2004


    Chief Warrant Officer Travis Wayne Grogan, 31
    Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA
    Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004


    Spc. Harley D. R. Miller, 21
    Spokane, Washington, USA
    Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004


    Lt. Col. Michael Jerome McMahon, 41
    West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
    Headquarters Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Killed when his contract aircraft crashed in Bamian, Afghanistan, on November 27, 2004
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    Cpl. Isaac Edward Diaz, 26
    Rio Hondo, Texas, USA
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division
    Died when his military vehicle rolled over while on patrol in Sharona, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2004
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    Sgt. 1st Class Pedro Antonio Munoz, 47
    Aguada, Puerto Rico, USA
    1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Munoz, a Special Forces detatchment operations and intelligence sergeant, was fatally wounded by small arms fire while his unit was conducting an offensive operation in western Afghanistan on January 1, 2005. He died on January 2 during his medical evacuation from the scene in Shindand, Afghanistan.


    Sgt. Jeremy Robert Wright, 31
    Shelbyville, Indiana, USA
    2nd Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated next to his Ground Mobility Vehicle in Asadabad, Afghanistan, on January 3, 2005
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    Cmdr. Bruno Vianini, 41
    La Spezia, Italy
    Interforces Command, Special Operations Forces, Italian Defense General Staff
    Died when a Kam Air Boeing 737-200 crashed while flying from Herat to Kabul in Afghanistan on February 3, 2005. Vianini was in Afghanistan to assist with an International Security Assistance Force provincial reconstruction team in Herat.


    Spc. Richard Michael Crane, 25
    Independence, Missouri, USA
    Detachment 1, 325th Field Hospital, Army Reserve
    Died of non-combat related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on February 8, 2005


    Cpl. Alan Karsanov, Unavailable
    France
    2e Régiment Etranger d'Infanterie, Légion Étrangère (2nd Foreign Infantry Regiment, French Foreign Legion)
    Killed in unknown circumstances in Afghanistan on February 11, 2005
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    Petty Officer 1st Class Alec Frank Mazur, 35
    Vernon, New York, USA
    (Underwater Construction Team One (UCT-1), under operational control of Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command.
    Killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident while driving to Mombasa, Kenya, after completing an engineering assessment near Kenyan Naval Base Manda Bay, Kenya, on March 9, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Shane Marion Koele, 25
    Wayne, Nebraska, USA
    212th Military Police Company, 793rd Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade
    Died on March 16, 2005, at Shindand Airfield in western Afghanistan, from injuries sustained a day earlier when a land mine exploded near his Humvee in Shindand


    Sgt. Brett Michael Hershey, 23
    State College, Pennsylvania, USA
    Headquarters Company, 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard
    One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005


    Spc. Norman Kyle Snyder, 21
    Carlisle, Indiana, USA
    76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard
    One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005


    Master Sgt. Michael Thomas Hiester, 33
    Bluffton, Indiana, USA
    Headquarters Company, 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard
    One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005


    Capt. Michael Todd Fiscus, 36
    Milford, Indiana, USA
    Headquarters, 76th Infantry Brigade, Indiana Army National Guard
    One of four soldiers killed when a land mine exploded beneath their vehicle while they were examining potential firing range sites for the Afghan military in Kabul, Afghanistan, on March 26, 2005
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    Spc. Chrystal Gaye Stout, 23
    Travelers Rest, South Carolina, USA
    Headquarters Company, 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Sgt. Stephen Correll High, 45
    Spartanburg, South Carolina, USA
    Headquarters Company, 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005

    Edwin Antonio Matos Colon, 42
    Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico
    25th Infantry Division
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Maj. Edward John Murphy, 36
    Adams Run, South Carolina, USA
    Headquarters, U.S. Army Southern European Task Force
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Chief Warrant Officer Clint Jeffrey Prather, 32
    Cheney, Washington, USA
    Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Cpl. Sascha Struble, 20
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Sgt. Maj. Barbaralien Banks, 41
    Harvey, Louisiana, USA
    Headquarters Battery, Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Sgt. James Shawn Lee, 26
    Mount Vernon, Indiana, USA
    Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 142, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing.
    As part of Operation Enduring Freedom he was attached to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 773, Marine Aircraft Group 42, 4th Marine Aircraft Wing Killed along with 14 soldiers when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Romanes Lee Woodard, 30
    Hertford, North Carolina, USA
    Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Chief Warrant Officer David Ayala, 24
    New York City, New York, USA
    Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Charles Ray Sanders Jr., 29
    Charleston, Missouri, USA
    Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Spc. Michael Keith Spivey, 21
    Fayetteville, North Carolina, USA
    Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Maj. David Scott Connolly, 37
    Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    1173rd Transportation Terminal Battalion, Army Reserve
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Cpl. Daniel Jason Freeman, 20
    Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Spc. Pendelton Lidell Sykes II, 25
    Chesapeake, Virginia, USA
    Company F, 5th Battalion, 159th Aviation Regiment, 12th Aviation Brigade
    One of 14 soldiers killed along with a U.S. Marine when a CH-47 Chinook transport helicopter crashed in bad weather near Ghazni, Afghanistan, as it was flying back to Bagram Air Base near Kabul on April 6, 2005


    Pfc. Robert Charles White III, 21
    Camden, New Jersey, USA
    Headquarters Company, 864th Engineer Battalion, 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade
    Killed when his mounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small arms fire west of Kandahar, Afghanistan on September 26, 2005.


    Sgt. Narcis Sonei, 26
    Romania
    300th Infantry Battalion
    Killed when a Romanian armored personnel carrier struck a mine in Kandahar province in southern Afghanistan on April 24, 2005


    Spc. Robert William Defazio, 21
    West Babylon, New York, USA
    23rd Ordnance Company, 101st Ordnance Battalion, 29th Support Group
    Died of non-combat related injuries in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on April 24, 2005


    Sgt. 1st Class Allen Corneilius Johnson, 31
    Los Molinos, California, USA
    Company B, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Shot and killed when his unit was ambushed by enemy small-arms fire during a combat foot patrol northwest of Deh Rahwood in Afghanistan's Uruzgan Province on April 26, 2005
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    Lance Cpl. Nicholas Cain Kirven, 21
    Richmond, Virginia, USA
    Company K, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
    One of two Marines killed during a five-hour firefight with insurgents near the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on May 8, 2005


    Cpl. Richard Phillip Schoener, 22
    Hayes, Louisiana, USA
    Company K, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
    One of two Marines killed during a five-hour firefight with insurgents near the city of Jalalabad in eastern Afghanistan on May 8, 2005


    Pfc. Steven Charles Tucker, 19
    Grapevine, Texas, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee close to Shinkay, Afghanistan, on May 21, 2005


    Spc. Kyle Matthew Hemauer, 21
    Manassas, Virginia, USA
    Company A, 3rd Battalion, 116th Infantry Regiment, 29th Infantry Division, Virginia Army National Guard
    Died of non-combat related injuries in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on May 23, 2005
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    Capt. Charles Daniel Robinson, 29
    Haddon Heights, New Jersey, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his Ground Mobility Vehicle during operations in Afghanistan's southeastern region near Orgun-e in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Leroy Edward Alexander, 27
    Dale City, Virginia, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Killed when a roadside bomb exploded near his Ground Mobility Vehicle during operations in Afghanistan's southeastern region near Orgun-e in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 3, 2005


    Cpl. Emmanuel Hernandez, 22
    Yauco, Puerto Rico, USA
    Battery D, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    Killed when his helicopter landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2005


    Sgt. Michael Jason Kelley, 26
    Scituate, Massachusetts, USA
    Battery E, 101st Field Artillery Battalion, Massachusetts Army National Guard
    Killed when his helicopter landing zone came under enemy fire in Shkin, Afghanistan, on June 8, 2005


    Sgt. 1st Class Victor Hugo Cervantes, 27
    Stockton, California, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    A weapons sergeant, Cervantes died of wounds sustained during combat operations while on patrol with Afghan security forces in Orgun-e, Paktika province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Christopher Neal Piper, 43
    Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Died on June 16, 2005, at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, from wounds sustained on June 3 when a roadside bomb detonated near his Ground Mobility Vehicle in Orgun-e, Paktika province, Afghanistan


    Maj. Duane William Dively, 43
    Rancho California, California, USA
    1st Reconnaissance Squadron, 380th Air Expeditionary Wing
    Died when his U-2 Dragon Lady reconnaissance and surveillance aircraft crashed while returning to Al Dhafra Air Base in the United Arab Emirates after completing a mission over Afghanistan on June 22, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Christian Schlotterhose, 26
    Germany
    Panzergrenadierbataillon 332 (332nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion), assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Konduz
    One of two German soldiers killed when ordnance being prepared for demolition accidentally exploded near an airfield in Rustaq, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2005


    Sgt. 1st Class Andreas Heine, 37
    Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
    Panzergrenadierbataillon 332 (332nd Mechanized Infantry Battalion), assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Konduz
    One of two German soldiers killed when ordnance being prepared for demolition accidentally exploded near an airfield in Rustaq, Afghanistan, on June 26, 2005


    Lance Cpl. Kevin Boyd Joyce, 19
    Ganado, Arizona, USA
    Company E, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
    Died after a roadway alongside the Pech River collapsed and his Humvee slid into the river during combat operations west of Asadabad in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 25, 2005


    Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny P. Dietz, 25
    Littleton, Colorado, USA
    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.


    Sgt. 1st Class Michael Lynn Russell, 31
    Stafford, Virginia, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a U.S. reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar Province on June 28, 2005


    Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffrey Scott Taylor, 30
    Midway, West Virginia, USA
    SEAL Team Ten, 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


    Maj. Stephen Charles Reich, 34
    Savannah, Georgia, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    One of 16 U.S. troops killed when a MH-47D Chinook helicopter was shot down while trying to reinforce a U.S. reconnaissance team near Asadabad, Afghanistan, in Kunar province on June 28, 2005


    Senior Chief Petty Officer Daniel Richard Healy, 36
    Exeter, New Hampshire, USA
    SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three
    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


    Sgt. Kip Allen Jacoby, 21
    Pompano Beach, Florida, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, in Kunar province on June 28, 2005


    Chief Warrant Officer Corey James Goodnature, 35
    Watertown, South Dakota, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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


    Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew Gene Axelson, 29
    San Diego, California, USA
    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.


    Petty Officer 2nd Class Shane Eric Patton, 22
    Boulder City, Nevada, USA
    SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three
    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


    Lt. Cmdr. Erik Samsel Kristensen, 33
    San Diego, California, USA
    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


    Master Sgt. James Williams Ponder III, 36
    Franklin, Tennessee, USA
    Headquarters Company, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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


    Lt. Michael Martin McGreevy Jr., 30
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005


    Petty Officer 1st Class Jeffery Alan Lucas, 33
    Corbett, Oregon, USA
    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


    Chief Warrant Officer Chris Jon Scherkenbach, 40
    Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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


    Sgt. 1st Class Marcus Vinicio Muralles, 33
    Shelbyville, Indiana, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005


    Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, 29
    Patchogue, New York, USA
    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. (More details)


    Petty Officer 2nd Class James Erik Suh, 28
    Deerfield Beach, Florida, USA
    SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Naval Special Warfare Group Three
    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


    Staff Sgt. Shamus Otto Goare, 29
    Danville, Ohio, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 28, 2005


    Chief Petty Officer Jacques Jules Fontan, 36
    New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    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
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    Sgt. Jason T Palmerton, 25
    Auburn, Nebraska, USA
    1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne)
    Killed when he came under enemy small arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Qal'eh-Ye Gaz, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Michael Wayne Schafer, 25
    Spring Hill, Florida, USA
    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
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    Pfc. Damian James Garza, 19
    Odessa, Texas, USA
    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


    Gunnery Sgt. Theodore Clark Jr., 31
    Emporia, Virginia, USA
    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


    Pvt. Enlisted Grade 2 John McKenzie Henderson Jr., 21
    Columbus, Georgia, USA
    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


    Lance Cpl. Boris Nowitzki, Unavailable
    Germany
    Panzerartillerielehrbataillon 345 (345th Artillery Training Battalion)
    Died when his Wolf all-terrain vehicle struck deep ruts in the road and overturned about six miles (nine km) southeast of the Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 7, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Christopher Matthew Falkel, 22
    Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA
    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 in Cakyan Ghar Valley, Zabul province, Afghanistan, on August 8, 2005. Falkel was posthumously awarded the Silver Star, the nation's third-highest military decoration for valor, for manning his .50 caliber machine gun through five firefights over 30 hours before his death.


    Spc. Christopher M Katzenberger, 25
    St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    2nd Battalion, 504th 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


    Sgt. Edward Ralph Heselton, 23
    Easley, South Carolina, USA
    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, Paktika province, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2005


    Capt. Jeremy Alan Chandler, 30
    Richmond Hill, Tennessee, USA
    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


    Pvt. Diego Gonzalez Blanco, 27
    Ourense, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Diego Prado Lopez, 20
    Vilalba, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Jose Moreno Enriquez, 30
    Alcala de Guadaira, Spain
    4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    1st Sgt. Juan Morales Parra, 39
    Mairena del Aljarafe, Spain
    4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Jose A Martinez-Parada, 21
    Ribeira, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Cpl. Daniel Abreu Fernandez, 24
    Vigo, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Pablo Iglesias Sanchez, 22
    Lugo, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Isaac Calvo Pineiro, 20
    Ferrol, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Pedro San Marin de Viera, 27
    Pontevedra, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Sgt. Jose Gonzalez Bernardino, 31
    Oveido, Spain
    4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Capt. David G. Fernandez, 29
    Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Jesus Casal Rivera, 26
    Marin, Spain
    3rd Combat Assault Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
    One of four Marines killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Farah province, Afghanistan, on August 6, 2009


    Lt. Javier Gonzalez Hernandez, 26
    Madrid, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Ivan Vazquez Nunez, 20
    Foz, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Sgt. Alfredo Francisco Jodar, 29
    Colmenar, Spain
    4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Gonzalo Caselderrey Nazara, 20
    Pontevedra, Spain
    Isabel La Catolica Light Infantry Regiment, 29th Air Mobile Brigade
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Pvt. Pedro Fajardo Cabeza, 28
    Alcala de Guadaira, Spain
    4th Maneuver Helicopter Battalion, Spanish Army Helicopter Forces
    One of 17 soldiers killed when a Spanish Army Cougar AS532 helicopter crashed near Herat, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2005


    Lance Cpl. Phillip Carson George, 22
    Houston, Texas, USA
    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


    Sgt. Robert Gene Davis, 23
    Jackson, Missouri, USA
    864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional)
    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


    1st Lt. Laura Margaret Walker, 24
    El Paso, Texas, USA
    864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional)
    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


    Pfc. Christopher Lloyd Palmer, 22
    Sacramento, California, USA
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team
    One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005


    Spc. Blake Wade Hall, 20
    East Prairie, Missouri, USA
    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


    1st Lt. Joshua Michael Hyland, 31
    Missoula, Montana, USA
    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


    Spc. Michael Robert Lehmiller, 23
    Anderson, South Carolina, USA
    2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne
    One of four soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during patrol operations near Baylough, Afghanistan, on August 21, 2005


    Staff Sgt. Damion Garland Campbell, 23
    Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    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
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    1st Lt. Derek Steven Hines, 25
    Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA
    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


    Lance Cpl. Ryan John Nass, 21
    Franklin, Wisconsin, USA
    Company E, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force
    Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Blessing, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on September 3, 2005


    Cpl. Cedric Crupel, 28
    Chambéry, France
    2e Compagnie, 1er Régiment de Parachutistes d'Infanterie de Marine, Brigade des Forces Spéciales Terre (Company 2, 1st Naval Infantry Paratrooper Regiment, Army Special Forces Brigade)
    Killed when a remote-controlled land mine was detonated near his vehicle during a patrol by French soldiers near Spin Boldak, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2005


    Sgt. Kenneth Grant Ross, 24
    Peoria, Arizona, USA
    COMPANY B, 7TH BATTALION, 159TH AVIATION
    One of five soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed southwest of Deh Chopan, Afghanistan, on September 25, 2005.


    Staff Sgt. Tane Travis Baum, 30
    Pendleton, Oregon, USA
    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.


    Warrant Officer Adrian Bovee Stump, 22
    Pendleton, Oregon, USA
    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


    Sgt. Patrick Dana Stewart, 34
    Fernley, Nevada, USA
    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.


    Chief Warrant Officer John Michael Flynn, 36
    Sparks, Nevada, USA
    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.


    Staff Sgt. Robert Frank White, 34
    Cross Lanes, West Virginia, USA
    Company A, 1st Battalion, 325th 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.


    Lance Cpl. Steven Armando Valdez, 20
    McRea, Arkansas, USA
    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.


    Staff Sgt. John Glen Doles, 29
    Claremore, Oklahoma, USA
    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


    Sgt. 1st Class James John Stoddard Jr., 29
    Crofton, Maryland, USA
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
    Died when his vehicle accidentally rolled over in Afghanistan on September 30, 2005
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    Pfc. Benny Shantell Franklin, 19
    Hammond, Louisiana, USA
    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.


    Staff Sgt. Troy Shane Ezernack, 39
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA
    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


    Cpl. Maj. Michele Sanflippo, 34
    Trabia, Italy
    4th Regiment Genio Guastatori
    Died of wounds received from an accidental gunshot in Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 11, 2005


    Petty Officer 3rd Class Fabricio Alexander Moreno, 26
    Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3, Port Hueneme, Calif. He was deployed as part of a Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa construction team
    Died in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya, on October 14, 2005


    Cpl. Scott James Mullen, 22
    Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Company B, 5th Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group
    Died of a non-combat related accident in Makati City, Philippines, on October 13, 2005.


    Pfc. Joseph Cruz, 22
    Whittier, California, USA
    Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade
    Died of non-combat related injuries sustained in an accident at Orgun-E, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2005.


    Staff Sgt. Travis Wayne Nixon, 24
    Parsons, Washington, USA
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, 504th 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


    Lance Cpl. Steven Sherwood, 23
    Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England
    1st Battalion, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Light Infantry
    Killed when his convoy was ambushed while traveling between military bases in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2005
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    Lt. Col. Armin Franz, 44
    Redwitz, Germany
    Feldersatzbataillon 901 (Field Replacement Battalion 901)
    Killed when a suicide car bomb exploded next to his Wolf armored vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, on November 14, 2005


    Sgt. 1st Class James Scott Ochsner, 36
    Waukegan, Illinois, USA
    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


    1st Sgt. Joao Paul Roma Pereira, 33
    Alhos Vedros, Portugal
    Portuguese Army
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle while on patrol in the Baghrami district of Kabul, Afghanistan, on November 18, 2005


    Petty Officer 3rd Class Emory Jason Turpin, 23
    Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
    Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 74
    Died when he drowned in the Seychelles on November 20, 2005


    Cpl. Matthew Paul Steyart, 21
    Mount Shasta, California, USA
    Company B, 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


    Pvt. Braun Scott Woodfield, 24
    Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Company G, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment
    Killed when his light armored vehicle rolled over in an accident near the village of Lagman about 28 miles (45 km) northeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 24, 2005


    Lt. Jesper Lindblom, 28
    Plunder, Sweden
    Särskilda Skyddsgruppen (Special Protection Group), Swedish Army
    Killed when a roadside bomb struck an International Security Assistance Force vehicle convoy outside Mazar-e Sharif in northern Afghanistan on November 25, 2005
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    Lt. Tomas Bergqvist, 30
    Arnäsvall, Sweden
    Särskilda Skyddsgruppen (Special Protection Group), Swedish Army
    Died on December 9, 2005, of injuries he received when a roadside bomb struck an International Security Assistance Force vehicle convoy outside Mazar-e Sharif in northern Afghanistan on November 25, 2005


    Sgt. 1st Class John David Morton, 31
    Stanton, Kentucky, USA
    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


    1st Sgt. Tobias Corbin Meister, 30
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    321st Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve
    Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his Humvee during combat patrol operations south of Asadabad, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2005


    Pfc. Jason Daniel Hasenauer, 21
    Hilton, New York, USA
    Company D, 2nd Battalion, 504th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division
    Died when his Humvee accidentally rolled over during patrol operations near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2005
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    Lance Cpl. Billy Don Brixey Jr., 21
    Ferriday, Louisiana, USA
    1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force,
    Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
    During Operation Enduring Freedom, his unit was attached to 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan 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
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    Petty Officer 3rd Class John Thomas Fralish, 30
    New Kingstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    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


    Pfc. Matthew Lee Bertolino, 20
    Hampstead, New Hampshire, USA
    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


    Sgt. 1st Class Chad Ayron Gonsalves, 31
    Turlock, California, USA
    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


    Staff Sgt. Edwin Herbert Daza Chacon, 38
    Belleville, Illinois, USA
    Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    One of four soldiers killed when their Humvee struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006


    Staff Sgt. Clinton Thomas Newman, 26
    Plesanton, Texas, USA
    492nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 321st Civil Affairs Brigade
    One of four soldiers killed when their Humvee struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in central Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006


    Sgt. Alberto Dasilveira Montrond, 27
    Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
    Company G, Group Support Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    One of four soldiers killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb north of Deh Rawod in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2006


    Sgt. Jonathan Eric McColley, 23
    Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, USA
    Marine 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


    Sgt. Donnie Leo Ford Levens, 25
    Long Beach, Mississippi, USA
    Marine 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


    Senior Airman Alecia Sabrina Good, 23
    Broadview Heights, Ohio, USA
    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


    Cpl. Matthieu Marcellus, 31
    Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Marine 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


    1st Lt. Brandon Ryan Dronet, 33
    Erath, Louisiana, USA
    Marine 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


    Sgt. James Floyd Fordyce, 22
    Newton Square, Pennsylvania, USA
    Marine 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


    Capt. Bryan Douglas Willard, 33
    Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, USA
    Marine 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


    Staff Sgt. Luis Manuel Melendez Sanchez, 33
    Bayamon, Puerto Rico, U.S.
    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


    Lance Cpl. Nicholas Joseph Sovie, 20
    Ogdensburg, New York, USA
    Marine 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


    Lance Cpl. Samuel Wayne Large Jr., 21
    Villa Rica, Georgia, USA
    Marine 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


    Master Sgt. Emigdio Efrain Elizarraras, 37
    Pico Rivera, California, USA
    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
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    Cpl. Paul Davis, 28
    Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Regiment
    Killed when his Light Armored Vehicle collided with a civilian taxi that may have failed to yield at an intersection, causing the LAV to swerve into a ditch and roll over in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 2, 2006


    Master Cpl. Timothy Wilson, 30
    Grand Prairie, Alberta, Canada
    Company B, 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    Died at the U.S. military hospital in Landstuhl, Germany, on March 4, 2006, of injuries sustained when his Light Armored Vehicle collided with a civilian taxi that may have failed to yield at an intersection, causing the LAV to swerve into a ditch and roll over in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on March 2, 2006


    Petty Officer 1st Class Loic Le Page, 30
    Tahiti
    Commando Trépel, Commandos Marine, Force Maritime des Fusiliers Marins et Command (Commando Trépel, Marine Commandos, Maritime Force of Marines and Commando)
    Killed during a firefight with Taliban forces in the Maruf Valley, Kandahar province, Afghanistan on March 4, 2006


    Sgt. Anton Jesean Hiett, 25
    Mount Airy, North Carolina, USA
    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


    Spc. Joshua Lee Hill, 24
    Fairmount, Indiana, USA
    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


    Sgt. Kevin Donodell Akins, 29
    Burnsville, North Carolina, USA
    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


    Staff Sgt. Joseph Randall Ray, 29
    Asheville, North Carolina, USA
    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


    Lance Cpl. Nicholas Robert Anderson, 21
    Sauk City, Wisconsin, USA
    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


    Cpl. Mark Cridge, 25
    United Kingdom
    7 Signal Regiment, Royal Corp of Signals
    Died at Camp Bastion near Lashkar Gah in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan, on March 22, 2006. British authorites said initial inquiries into his death did not indicate hostile action.


    Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Lee Robinson, 36
    Brandon, Mississippi, USA
    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


    Lance Cpl. Peter Edward Craddock, 31
    United Kingdom
    Support Company, 1st Battalion, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Regiment
    Died in a traffic accident in Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on March 27, 2006


    Master Sgt. John Thomas Stone, 52
    Norwich, Vermont, USA
    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


    Pvt. Robert Costall, 22
    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry - rank is PTE
    Killed along with a U.S. 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
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    Capt. Clayton Lee Adamkavicius, 43
    Fairdale, Kentucky, USA
    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


    Cpl. Randy Payne, 32
    Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
    1 Garrison Military Police Company, Detachment Wainwright, assigned to Close Protection Team, Regional Command South Commander
    Died en route to the hospital at the coalition air base in Kandahar of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored G Wagon vehicle traveling in a convoy near Gumbad, Afghanistan, approximately 45 miles (75 km) north of Kandahar, on April 22, 2006


    Lt. William Turner, 45
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Land Force Western Area Headquarters
    One of four Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored G Wagon vehicle traveling in a convoy near Gumbad, Afghanistan, approximately 45 miles (75 km) north of Kandahar, on April 22, 2006


    Cpl. Matthew David James Dinning, 23
    Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
    2 Military Police Platoon, attached to 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group Headquarters
    One of four Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored G Wagon vehicle traveling in a convoy near Gumbad, Afghanistan, approximately 45 miles (75 km) north of Kandahar, on April 22, 2006


    Bombardier Myles Stanley John Mansell, 25
    Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    5th (British Columbia) Field Artillery Regiment
    One of four Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored G Wagon vehicle traveling in a convoy near Gumbad, Afghanistan, approximately 45 miles (75 km) north of Kandahar, on April 22, 2006
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    Chief Warrant Officer 2 Christopher Brian Donaldson, 28
    Effingham, Illinois, USA
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Lt. Manuel Fiorito, 27
    Verona, Italy
    2nd Alpine Regiment
    One of two Italian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near two Italian military vehicles that were traveling to help Afghan police hurt in another attack about 10 miles south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Chief Warrant Officer 3 Eric William Totten, 34
    Dallas, Texas, USA
    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


    Sgt. John Cripe Griffith, 33
    Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
    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


    Warrant Officer Luca Polsinelli, 28
    Sora, Italy 9th Alpine Regiment
    One of two Italian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb exploded near two Italian military vehicles that were traveling to help Afghan police hurt in another attack about 10 miles south of Kabul, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Staff Sgt. Christopher Thomas Howick, 34
    Hamburg, New York, USA
    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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Spc. David Nelson Timmons Jr., 23
    Lewisville, North Carolina, USA
    A Troop, 3rd Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
    One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Sgt. Jeffery Scott Wiekamp, 23
    Utopia, Texas, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Sgt. Bryan Allen Brewster, 24
    Fontana, California, USA
    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


    Lt. Col. Joseph James Fenty Jr., 41
    Florida, USA
    A Troop, 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, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Pfc. Brian Michael Moquin Jr., 19
    Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    A Troop, 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 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Spc. Justin Lee O'Donohoe, 27
    San Diego, California, USA
    71st Cavalry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    One of 10 soldiers killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed during combat operations east of Abad in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on May 5, 2006


    Sapper Kamel Elward, 22
    Pyrénées Atlantiques, France
    17e Régiment du Génie Parachutiste (17th Parachute Engineer Regiment)
    Fatally wounded in a blast during a de-mining operation north of Kabul International Airport in Afghanistan on May 16, 2006


    Capt. Nichola Kathleen Sarah Goddard, 26
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    1st Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
    Killed during fighting with Taliban insurgents west of Kandahar City, Afghanistan, on May 17, 2006


    Staff Sgt. Christian Longsworth, 26
    Newark, New Jersey, USA
    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


    Cpl. David Poulain, 36
    Halluin, France
    1er Régiment de Parachutistes d'Infanterie de Marine (1st Marine Parachute Infantry Regiment)
    One of two French Special Forces soldiers killed in a firefight with Taliban forces near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 20, 2006


    Warrant Officer Joel Gazeau, 36
    Pradines, France
    1er Régiment de Parachutistes d'Infanterie de Marine (1st Marine Parachute Infantry Regiment)
    One of two French Special Forces soldiers killed in a firefight with Taliban forces near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on May 20, 2006
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    Cpl. Derek Anthony Stanley, 20
    Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    710th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    Died of a non-combat related cause in Salerno, Afghanistan, on June 5, 2006


    Sgt. Travis Allen Van Zoest, 21
    Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
    1st Battalion, 188th Air Defense Artillery
    One of two soldiers killed when their Humvee struck two anti-tank mines during combat operations in Khogyani, Afghanistan, on June 6, 2006


    Cpl. Curtis Robert Mehrer, 21
    Bismarck, North Dakota, USA
    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


    Capt. Jim Philippson, 29
    St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England
    7 Parachute Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
    Killed when a British Army mobile patrol was engaged in a firefight against suspected Taliban forces in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 11, 2006


    Cpl. Bernard Paul Corpuz, 28
    Watsonville, California, USA
    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


    Lt. Col. Charles Earl Munier, 50
    Wheatland, Wyoming, USA
    Wyoming Army National Guard's training site
    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


    Sgt. Russell Meade Durgin, 23
    Henniker, New Hampshire, USA
    Company C, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division
    Killed when his unit took small arms fire in Korengel Valley, Kunar province, Afghanistan, on June 13, 2006


    Sgt. Roger Pina Pena Jr., 29
    San Antonio, Texas, USA
    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


    Capt. Patrick Daniel Damon, 41
    Falmouth, Maine, USA
    240th Engineer Group, Maine Army National Guard
    Died from a non-combat related cause in Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 15, 2006


    Sgt. Ian Thomas Sanchez, 26
    Staten Island, New York, USA
    1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    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


    1st Lt. Forrest Pinkerton Ewens, 25
    Gig Harbor, Washington, USA
    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


    2nd Lt. Ionel Gheorghita Dragusanu, 38
    Topraisar, Romania
    Batalionul 341 Infanterie (341st Infantry Battalion)
    Killed when his armored personnel carrier, returning to base after a patrol mission, struck a roadside bomb near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on June 20, 2006


    Staff Sgt. Heathe Nathanniel Craig, 28
    Severn, Maryland, USA
    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.


    Staff Sgt. Patrick Lee Lybert, 28
    Ladysmith, Wisconsin, USA
    3rd Squadron, 71st Calvary, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    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


    Sgt. 1st Class Jared Christopher Monti, 30
    Raynham, Massachusetts, USA
    C 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. Full story


    Pfc. Brian Jay Bradbury, 22
    St. Joseph, Missouri, USA
    Headquarters Troop, 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.


    Staff Sgt. Joseph Frederick Fuerst III, 26
    Tampa, Florida, USA
    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 Panjwayi district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on June 24, 2006


    Master Sgt. Thomas Donald Maholic, 38
    Bradford, Pennsylvania, USA
    Company C, 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


    Pfc. Justin Ray Davis, 19
    Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
    1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    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.


    Sgt. Paul Bartlett, 35
    Poole, England
    Royal Marines
    One of two British soldiers killed when their patrol was ambushed in the Sangin valley of northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2006.


    Capt. David Patton, 38
    Aghadowey, Northern Ireland
    The Parachute Regiment
    One of two British soldiers killed when their patrol was ambushed in the Sangin valley of northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on June 27, 2006.


    Cpl. Aaron Matthew Griner, 24
    Tampa, Florida, USA
    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
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    Cpl. Peter Thorpe, 27
    Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England
    Royal Signals
    One of two British soldiers killed in a Taliban attack on the British


    Lance Cpl. Jabron Hashmi, 24
    Birmingham, England
    Intelligence Corps, attached to the Royal Signals
    One of two British soldiers killed in a Taliban attack on the British base in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan on July 1, 2006


    Chief Warrant Officer 3 William Timothy Flanigan, 37
    Milan, Tennessee, USA
    R Troop, 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


    Lt. Col. Carlo Liguori, 41
    Sabaudia, Italy
    Civil-Military Cooperation Team, Italian Army
    Died of a heart attack in Herat, Afghanistan on July 2, 2006


    Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Allen McLochlin, 45
    Rochester, Indiana, USA
    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 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2006


    Pvt. Damien Raymond Jackson, 19
    South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England
    3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
    Killed in a firefight with Taliban forces that occurred during a security patrol to clear a helicopter landing site at Sangin in central Helmand province, Afghanistan, on July 5, 2006


    Pfc. Kevin Finch Edgin, 31
    Dyersburg, Tennessee, USA
    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


    Pvt. Jorge Arnaldo Hernandez-Seminario, 26
    Peru
    Bandera Paracaidista (Paratrooper Brigade)
    Killed when an anti-tank mine was remotely detonated near his vehicle while on patrol in Farah province in western Afghanistan, on July 8, 2006


    Cpl. Anthony Joseph Boneca, 21
    Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
    Lake Superior Scottish Regiment, Canadian Army Reserve
    Killed in a firefight with Taliban fighters 15 miles (25 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 9, 2006


    Sgt. Robert Paul Kassin, 29
    Clovis, New Mexico, USA
    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


    Staff Sgt. Robert Joseph Chiomento II, 34
    Fort Dix, New Jersey, USA
    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


    Staff Sgt. Eric Caban, 28
    Fort Worth, Texas, USA
    Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group
    Died on July 19, 2006, in Tarin Kowt, 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


    1st Sgt. Christopher Conrad Rafferty, 37
    Brownsville, Pennsylvania, USA
    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.


    Cpl. Jason Patrick Warren, 29
    Montreal, Canada
    The Black Watch (Royal Highland Regiment) of Canada
    One of two Canadian soldiers killed when a suicide car bomber rammed their Bison troop carrier as their military convoy was returning to their base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2006


    Cpl. Francisco Gomez, 44
    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    One of two Canadian soldiers killed when a suicide car bomber rammed their Bison troop carrier as their military convoy was returning to their base in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on July 23, 2006


    Sgt. David Michael Hierholzer, 27
    Lewisburg, Tennessee, USA
    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


    Spc. Andrew Velez, 22
    Lubbock, Texas, USA
    Corps Support Battalion, Theater Support Command
    Died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Sharona, Afghanistan, on July 25, 2006. His brother, Spc. Jose A. Velez, was killed in Iraq in November 2004.


    Sgt. Bart van Boxtel, 29
    Netherlands
    Royal Dutch Air force, 11th Infantrybatallion Airmobile
    One of two Dutch servicemen killed when a civilian MI-8 helicopter crashed in rugged mountain terrain in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 26, 2006


    Lt. Col. Jan van Twist, 47
    Netherlands
    Royal Dutch Army
    One of two Dutch servicemen killed when a civilian MI-8 helicopter crashed in rugged mountain terrain in Paktika province, Afghanistan, on July 26, 2006
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    Capt. Alex Eida, 29
    Surrey, England
    7 Parachute Regiment, Royal Horse Artillery
    One of three British soldiers killed when a British vehicle patrol was attacked by Taliban insurgents with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2006


    Lance Cpl. Ross Nicholls, 27
    London, England
    Household Cavalry Regiment
    One of three British soldiers killed when a British vehicle patrol was attacked by Taliban insurgents with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2006


    2nd Lt. Ralph Johnson, 24
    Windsor, England
    Household Cavalry Regiment
    One of three British soldiers killed when a British vehicle patrol was attacked by Taliban insurgents with rocket-propelled grenades and heavy machine guns in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 1, 2006


    Cpl. Bryce Jeffrey Keller, 27
    Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    One of three Canadian soldiers killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack that occurred near the village of Pashmul, 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2006


    Cpl. Christopher Jonathan Reid, 34
    Truro, Nova Scotia, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    Killed when his Light Armored Vehicle hit a roadside bomb near the village of Pashmul, 15 miles (25 km) south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2006


    Sgt. 1st Class Daniel Adrian Suplee, 39
    Ocala, Florida, USA
    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


    Pvt. Kevin Dallaire, 22
    Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    One of three Canadian soldiers killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack that occurred near the village of Pashmul, 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2006


    Sgt. Vaughn Ingram, 35
    Burgeo, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
    1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    One of three Canadian soldiers killed in a rocket-propelled grenade attack that occurred near the village of Pashmul, 15 miles (25 km) southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 3, 2006


    Master Cpl. Raymond Arndt, 31
    Edson, Alberta, Canada
    The Loyal Edmonton Regiment
    Killed when his G Wagon (Gelaendenwagen) light utility vehicle was involved in an accident with a civilian truck about 21 miles (35 km) southeast of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 5, 2006


    Pvt. Andew Barrie Cutts, 19
    Mansfield, England
    13 Air Assault Support Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps
    Killed in action in Musa Qualeh in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 6, 2006


    Pvt. Leigh Reeves, 25
    Leicester, England
    Headquarters, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps Support Battalion, Royal Logistic Corps
    Killed in a road traffic accident at Camp Souter, Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 9, 2006


    Master Cpl. Jeffrey Scott Walsh, 33
    Shilo, Manitoba, Canada
    2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    Killed in a weapons-related accident during routine operations on Highway 1, about 12.4 miles (20 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 9, 2006


    Pfc. James Paul White Jr., 19
    Huber Heights, Ohio, USA
    1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    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


    Cpl. Andrew James Eykelenboom, 23
    Comox, British Columbia, Canada
    1 Field Ambulance
    Killed when a suicide bomber detonated a car bomb near a re-supply convoy in the Spin Boldak district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on August 11, 2006


    Cpl. Rogelio Rolando Garza Jr., 26
    Corpus Christi, Texas, USA
    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


    Pfc. Andrew Richard Small, 19
    Wiscasset, Maine, USA
    1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry)
    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


    Lance Cpl. Sean Tansey, 26
    Newcastle, England
    D Squadron, The Life Guards, Household Cavalry Regiment
    Killed in a non-hostile accident involving a British military vehicle undergoing routine maintenance at a UK military base in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 12, 2006


    Senior Airman Adam Peter Servais, 23
    Onalaska, Wisconsin, USA
    23rd Special Tactics Squadron, 720th Special Tactics Group
    Killed when his vehicle came under hostile fire in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on August 19, 2006


    Cpl. Jeremiah Scott Cole, 26
    Hiawatha, Kansas, USA
    COMPANY B, 2D BATTALION, 87TH INFANTRY, (TF SPARTAN)
    Died of injuries sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Bermel, Afghanistan, on August 16, 2006


    Pvt. Enlisted Grade 2 Joseph Robert Blake, 34
    Portland, Oregon, USA
    Company A, 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 Asadabad, Afghanistan on August 17, 2006


    Spc. Robert Eugene Drawl Jr., 21
    Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    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


    Cpl. Christopher Franklin Sitton, 21
    Montrose, Colorado, USA
    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


    Sgt. Wakkuna Almira Jackson, 21
    Jacksonville, Florida, USA
    Company C, 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


    Cpl. Bryan James Budd, 29
    Ripon, North Yorkshire, England
    Company A, 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment
    Budd was killed while leading an assault on a Taliban position in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 20, 2006. He was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross, Britain's highest military honor for gallantry.


    Cpl. David Braun, 27
    Raymore, Saskatchewan, Canada
    Company A, 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry
    Killed when a suicide car bomb exploded near his Light Armored Vehicle while traveling in a Canadian resupply convoy in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on August 22, 2006


    Sgt. Maj. Frederic Pare, 34
    Larmor Plage, France
    Commandos Marine, Force Maritime des Fusiliers Marins et Command (Marine Commandos, Maritime Force of Marines and Commandos)
    One of two French commandos killed when a roadside bomb exploded during a combat patrol in Afghanistan's eastern Laghman province on August 25, 2006


    Cpl. Sebastien Planelles, 28
    France
    Commando Parachutiste de l'Air N° 10 (Commandos Parachute Air No. 10, French Special Operations Forces)
    One of two French commandos killed when a roadside bomb exploded during a combat patrol in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on August 25, 2006


    Lance Cpl. Jonathan Peter Hetherington, 22
    South Wales
    14 Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare)
    Died following an early morning attack by Taliban forces on the platoon house in Musa Qala in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on August 27, 2006


    Capt. Michael Donkervoort, 29
    Veghel, Netherlands
    313 Squadron, Royal Dutch Air Force
    Killed when his F-16 fighter jet accidentally crashed in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on August 31, 2006