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    Posted by: garamet 14 Mar 2004, 01:11 IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE COALITION FORCES WHO SERVED IN THE IRAQ WAR, THE NAMES AND FACES OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES ARE MEMORIALIZED HERE IN THE ORDER THEY WERE TAKEN FROM US. WE HERE HONOR THEIR COURAGE, SACRIFICE, AND DEVOTION TO DUTY AND COUNTRY.

    BETWEEN MARCH 20TH AND SEPTEMBER 10, 2003, 342 COALITION MEMBERS LOST THEIR LIVES IN IRAQ, AND THESE WERE HONORED IN A PREVIOUS MEMORIAL. THE NAMES AND FACES WHICH FOLLOW BELONG TO THOSE WHO HAVE DIED SINCE THAT TIME.

    Posted by: garamet 14 Mar 2004, 01:13 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. Henry Ybarra III 32 D Troop, 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry, 11th Aviation Regiment Austin, Texas Killed when the tire he was changing on a Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck exploded on September 11, 2003, in Balad, Iraq.


    Posted by: garamet 14 Mar 2004, 01:17 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Master Sgt. Kevin N. Morehead 33 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group Little Rock, Arkansas Died of wounds received when his unit conducted a raid on September 12, 2003, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


    Posted by: garamet 15 Mar 2004, 22:31 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. 1st Class William M. Bennett 35 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group Seymour, Tennessee Died of wounds received when his unit conducted a raid on September 12, 2003, in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.


    Posted by: garamet 15 Mar 2004, 22:46 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Craig S. Ivory 26 501st Forward Support Company, 173rd Airborne Brigade Port Matilda, Pennsylvania Ivory was medically evacuated due to a non-combat related cause from Kuwait on August 12, 2003 and died on August 17 at Homberg University Hospital, Germany.


    Posted by: garamet 15 Mar 2004, 22:57 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. Trevor A. Blumberg 22 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Canton, Michigan Killed when two improvised explosive devices struck his vehicle while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 14, 2003.



    Posted by: garamet 15 Mar 2004, 23:09 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Alyssa R. Peterson 27 311th Military Intelligence Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Flagstaff, Arizona Died of wounds received from a non-combat weapons discharge on September 15, 2003, in Telafar, Iraq.


    Posted by: garamet 18 Mar 2004, 00:30 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Kimmerly 31 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment North Creek, New York Killed when his vehicle was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade while on patrol in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 15, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 19 Mar 2004, 13:40 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. James C. Wright 27 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Morgan, Texas Killed when his unit was ambushed with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq, on September 18, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 21 Mar 2004, 21:21 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. Anthony O. Thompson 26 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Orangeburg, South Carolina Killed when his unit was ambushed with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq, on September 18, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 21 Mar 2004, 21:47 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Richard Arriaga 20 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division Ganado, Texas Killed when his unit was ambushed with small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in Tikrit, Iraq, on September 18, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 21 Mar 2004, 21:53 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Capt. Brian R. Faunce 28 Headquarters Company, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Faunce's unit was clearing dangerously low-hanging power lines south of Ad Dujayl, Iraq, when he apparently touched an active power line, fatally injuring him on September 18, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 21 Mar 2004, 23:14 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Staff Sgt. Frederick L. Miller Jr. 27 Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Hagerstown, Indiana Killed when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while on a security patrol in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, on September 20, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 21 Mar 2004, 23:18 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. David T. Friedrich 26 325th Military Intelligence Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve Hammond, New York Killed when mortar fire hit the Abu Ghurayb prison in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 20, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 25 Mar 2004, 00:10 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Lunsford B. Brown II 27 302nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade Creedmore, North Carolina Killed when mortar fire hit the Abu Ghurayb prison in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 20, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 25 Mar 2004, 00:13 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Paul J. Sturino 21 2nd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) Rice Lake, Wisconsin Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in an area south of Mosul, Iraq, on September 22, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 25 Mar 2004, 00:18 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Sgt. John Nightingale 32 217 Transport Squadron, 150 Transport Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps, Territorial Army Leeds, England Died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Shaibah, Iraq, on September 23, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 25 Mar 2004, 00:21 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Spc. Michael Andrade 28 115th Military Police Company, Army National Guard Bristol, Rhode Island Died of injuries received when a five-ton truck hit the Humvee he was riding in in Balad, Iraq, on September 24, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 27 Mar 2004, 00:36 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Capt. Robert L. Lucero 34 4th Infantry Division Rear Area Operation Center, Army National Guard Casper, Wyoming Killed when he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Tikrit, Iraq, on September 25, 2003.


    Posted by: garamet 27 Mar 2004, 23:26 QUOTE [​IMG]

    Capt. Robert L. Lucero 34 4th Infantry Division Rear Area Operation Center, Army National Guard Casper, Wyoming Killed when he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Tikrit, Iraq, on September 25, 2003.


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    Pfc. Charles M. Sims 18 549th Military Police Company, 3rd Military Police Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division Miami, Florida Drowned in a swimming pool in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 3, 2003.
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    Spc. James H. Pirtle 18 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division La Mesa, New Mexico Killed when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his Bradley Fighting Vehicle in Assadah, Iraq, on October 4, 2003.
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    2nd Lt. Richard Torres 25 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Clarksville, Tennessee Killed when his convoy, while on combat patrol, was struck by an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 6, 2003.
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    Pfc. Kerry D. Scott 21 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division Mount Vernon, Washington Killed on October 6, 2003, when his combat patrol convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device in Iskandariyah, Iraq.
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    Spc. Spencer T. Karol 20 165th Military Intelligence Battalion, 205th Military Intelligence Brigade Woodruff, Arizona Killed when a command detonated device exploded, overturning his vehicle while on a mission to observe enemy activity in Ramadi, Iraq, on October 6, 2003.
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    Staff Sgt. Christopher W. Swisher 26 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment Lincoln, Nebraska Killed when his unit was ambushed while on patrol by individuals using small-arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades in the Sadr City section of Baghdad, Iraq, on October 9, 2003.
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    Spc. Joseph C. Norquist 26 588th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division San Antonio, Texas Killed when the convoy he was in was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in Baqubah, Iraq, on October 9, 2003.
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    Pfc. Stephen E. Wyatt 19 C Battery, 1st Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment Kilgore, Texas Killed when his convoy was attacked with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire on October 13, 2003 in Balad, Iraq.
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    Pvt. Benjamin L. Freeman 19 K Troop, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment Valdosta, Georgia Drowned near Al Asad, Iraq, on October 13, 2003. Soldiers from his unit were searching for Freeman when they found him floating in the Euphrates River near Haditha Dam and attempts to revive him were unsuccessful.
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    Spc. Douglas J. Weismantle 28 1st Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Killed when an Iraqi dump truck swerved and rolled over on top of his Humvee in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 13, 2003.
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