Fallen Coalition Heroes

Coalition Forces Who Have Died In Operation Iraqi Freedom


Information for each soldier was obtained from the Department of Defense (DoD) website.


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Marine Sgt. Krisna Nachampassak, 27, of Burke, Virginia

Nachampassak died July 10, 2004 from a non-combat related vehicle accident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Russell H. Nahvi, 24, of Arlington, Texas

Nahvi died in Balad, Iraq, on October 19, 2005 when his HMMWV was struck by enemy indirect fire during patrol operations.

He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Paul T. Nakamura, 21, of Santa Fe Springs, California

Nakamura died June 19, 2003 in Al Iskandariyah, Iraq, he was part of an ambulance crew transporting an injured soldier when the vehicle was hit by an RPG.

He was assigned to 437th Medical Company, based in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Army Spc. Nathan W. Nakis, 19, of Corvallis, Oregon

Nakis died December 16, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, he was in a convoy returning to Mosul when he lost control of his vehicle after driving through an oil-soaked area.

He was assigned to Company B, 52nd Engineer Battalion (Heavy), Army National Guard, based in Albany, Oregon.


Army Pvt. Kenneth A. Nalley, 19, of Hamburg, Iowa

Nalley died May 26, 2003 in As Samawah, Iraq. Nalley and another soldier were escorting a convoy in a HMMWV when a heavy equipment transporter crossed the median and struck their vehicle.

He was assigned to the 501st Military Police Company, Wiesbaden, Germany.


Navy Master of Arms Petty Officer 3rd Class Roger A. Napper, Jr., 30, of Clio, Michigan

Napper died October 6, 2006 in Manama, Bahrain from a non-hostile vehicle accident.

He was assigned to Mobile Security Squadron Three, detachment Bahrain.


Army Spc. Richard D. Naputi, Jr., 24, of Talofofo, Guam

Naputi died in Taji, Iraq on December 20, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Staff Sgt. Joe A. Narvaez, 25, of San Antonio, Texas

Narvaez died in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 2, 2006 after being shot by enemy forces.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Brian Naseman, 36, of New Bremen, Ohio

Naseman died May 22, 2009 in Taji, Iraq of a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 108th Forward Support Company, attached to 2nd Battalion, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Sussex, Wisconsin.


Army Spc. Casey W. Nash, 22, of Baltimore, Maryland

Nash died May 18, 2007 in Tahrir, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army CW2 Christopher G. Nason, 39, of California

Nason died November 23, 2003 between Mosul and Dihok, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a vehicular accident.

He was assigned to A Company, 306th Military Intelligence Battalion, Ft. Huachuca, Arizona.


Air Force Airman 1st Class Jason D. Nathan, 22, of Macon, Georgia

Nathan died June 23, 2007 in Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol.

He was assigned to the 48th Security Forces Squadron, RAF Lakenheath, England.


Army Spc. Peter J. Navarro, 20, of Wildwood, Missouri

Navarro died in Taji, Iraq, on December 13, 2005 while conducting combat operations and an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 70th Armor, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Juana Navarro Arellano, 24, of Ceres, California

Navarro Arellano died April 8, 2006 from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

She was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.


Marine Maj. Kevin Nave, 36, of White Lake Township, Michigan

Nave died March 26, 2004 in a non-hostile vehicle accident in Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Rafael L. Navea, 34, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Navea died August 27, 2003 in Al Fallujah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck his vehicle.

He was assigned to C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, based at Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Army Spc. Brynn J. Naylor, 21, of Roswell, New Mexico

Naylor died December 13, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Spc. Christine M. Ndururi, 21, of Dracut, Massachusetts

Ndururi died November 6, 2007 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, from a non-combat related illness.

She was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Cpl. Jacob H. Neal, 23, of San Marcos, Texas

Neal died January 19, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve's 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Grand Rapids, Michigan.


Marine Lance Cpl. Troy D. Nealey, 24, of Eaton Rapids, Michigan

Nealey died October 29, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Lansing, Michigan.


Army Master Sgt. Robb G. Needham, 51, of Vancouver, Washington

Needham died in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 20, 2006 of injuries suffered when his patrol came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 1st Battalion, 356th Regiment (Logistical Support), 4th Brigade, 91st Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army 1st Lt. Phillip I. Neel, 27, of Fredericksburg, Maryland

Neel died April 8, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using grenades.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Charles L. Neeley, 19, of Mattoon, Illinois

Neeley died August 25, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his tractor-trailer rolled over as he attempted to access a pontoon bridge.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 454th Transportation Company, Columbus, Ohio.


Army Sgt. Peter C. Neesley, 28, of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

Neesley died December 25, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of an undetermined cause in a non-combat environment.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Pfc. Christian M. Neff, 19, of Lima, Ohio

Neff died September 19, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Staff Sgt. Paul M. Neff II, 30, of Fort Mill, South Carolina

Neff died November 7, 2003 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down by unknown enemy ordnance.

He was assigned to 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Julio E. Negron, 28, of Pompano Beach, Florida

Negron died February 28, 2005 in Bayji, Iraq, from injuries sustained in a military vehicle accident.

He was assigned to 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Spc. Christopher T. Neiberger, 22, of Gainesville, Florida

Neiberger died August 6, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Pfc. Gavin L. Neighbor, 20, of Somerset, Ohio

Neighbor died June 10, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, he was off work from guard duty resting in a bus when a rocket propelled grenade round was fired from a nearby house.

He was assigned to Company C, 3rd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Staff Sgt. Regilio E. Nelom, 45, of Queens, New York

Nelom died near Al Asad, Iraq, on September 17, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during an escort mission.

He was assigned to the 249th Quartermaster Company, 1st Corps Support Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Albert M. Nelson, 31, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nelson died December 4, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered from small arms fire while conducting security and observation operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Andrew H. Nelson, 19, of Saint Johns, Michigan

Nelson died December 25, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 9th Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Andrew P. Nelson, 22, of Moorhead, Minnesota

Nelson died August 29, 2007 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Cpl. Christopher J. Nelson, 22, Rochester, Washington

Nelson died November 18, 2007 in Baqubah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated during a mounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Spc. Craig L. Nelson, 21, from Bossier City, Louisiana

Nelson died December 29, 2004 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland of injuries sustained December 16, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, Shreveport, Louisiana.


Army Spc. Lex S. Nelson, 21, of Salt Lake City, Utah

Nelson died in Tikrit, Iraq on December 12, 2005 when he fell from a guard tower.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Field Artillery, 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Sgt. Mario Nelson, 26, of Brooklyn, New York

Nelson died in Hit, Iraq, on October 1, 2006 from injuries suffered when a rocket-propelled grenade detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.


Marine Cpl. Richard J. Nelson, 23, of Racine, Wisconsin

Nelson died April 14, 2008 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Army Staff Sgt. Travis L. Nelson, 41, of Anniston, Alabama

Nelson died in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 10, 2005 as a result of enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Keith V. Nepsa, 21, of New Philadelphia, Ohio

Nepsa died June 2, 2007 near Qayyarah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Oregon

Nettles died April 2, 2006 after the truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Nettles was listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown until his body was recovered April 16, 2006.

He was assigned to 1st Combat Logistics Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Paul C. Neubauer, 40, of Oceanside, California

Neubauer died of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 23, 2005 when he was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device detonated near his M113 armored personnel carrier.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 184th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Oakdale, California.


Army Spc. Joshua M. Neusche, 20, of Montreal, Missouri

Neusche died July 12, 2003 in Homburg Hospital, Germany, from a non-combat cause.

He was assigned to the 203rd Engineer Battalion, in Joplin, Missouri.


Army Pfc. William R. Newgard, 20, of Arlington Heights, Illinois

Newgard died December 29, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army 1st Lt. Gwilym J. Newman, 24, of Waldorf, Maryland

Newman died April 12, 2007 in Tarmiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained from enemy small arms fire while on dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Randy L. Newman, 21, of Bend, Oregon

Newman died August 20, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Air Force Senior Airman William N. Newman, 23, of Kingston Springs, Tennessee

Newman died June 7, 2007 south of Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the Explosive Ordinance Disposal Team of the 15th Civil Engineer Squadron, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii.


Army Staff Sgt. Daniel A. Newsome, 27, of Chicopee, Massachusetts

Newsome died June 27, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Cpl. Meresebang Ngiraked, 21, of Koror, Republic of Palau

Ngiraked died June 10, 2007 in Karbala, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Spc. Dan H. Nguyen, 24, of Sugar Land, Texas

Nguyen died May 8, 2007 in Tahrir, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Tung M. Nguyen, 38, of Tracy, California

Nguyen died November 14, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph L. Nice, 19, of Nicoma Park, Oklahoma

Nice died August 4, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. Jeffrey F. Nichols, 21, of Granite Shoals, Texas

Nichols died May 1, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 89th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Marine Cpl. Dominique J. Nicolas, 25, of Maricopa, Arizona

Nicolas died May 26, 2004 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Louis E. Niedermeier, 20, of Largo, Florida

Niedermeier died June 1, 2005 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his unit was conducting combat operations and he came under enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Spc. Jorge L. Feliz Nieve, 26, of Queens Village, New York

Nieve died on August 28, 2008 of injuries sustained from a vehicle incident in Mosul, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Isaac Michael Nieves, 20, of Unadilla, New York

Nieves died April 8, 2004 in Bani Saad, Iraq, when individuals using an improvised explosive devise and small arms fire attacked his combat patrol.

He was assigned to the Army’s 82nd Engineer Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Scott E. Nisely, 48, of Marshalltown, Iowa

Nisely died in Al Asad, Iraq, on September 30, 2006 of injuries suffered when his vehicle received small arms fire during security operations.

He was assigned to the National Guard's 1st Battalion, 133rd Infantry, Iowa Falls, Iowa.


Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick R. Nixon, 21, of Gallatin, Tennessee

Nixon died March 23, 2003, near the southern Iraqi city of Nasiriyah, when his unit was ambushed while trying to secure a bridge.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Navy Hospitalman Daniel S. Noble, 21, of Whittier, California

Noble died July 24, 2007 as a result of enemy action while conducting security operations in the Dilaya Province, Iraq.

He was permanently assigned to 1st Marine Division, Fleet Marine Force Pacific, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Allen Nolan, 38, of Marietta, Ohio

Nolan died September 30, 2004 at Fort Sam Houston, Texas of injuries sustained on September 18, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when his convoy vehicle struck an improvised explosive device and then came under small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 660th Transportation Company, Zanesville, Ohio.


Army Sgt. Joseph M. Nolan, 27, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Nolan died November 18, 2004 in Fallujah, Iraq, when his unit was on patrol and an improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 312th Military Intelligence Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Marcos O. Nolasco, 34, of Chino, California

Nolasco died May 18, 2004 in Baji, Iraq as a result of an electrocution accident.

He was ssigned to Battery B, 1st Battalion, 33rd Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division, Bamberg, Germany.


Navy Hospitalman Kyle A. Nolen, 21, of Ennis, Texas

Nolen died December 21, 2006 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as a result of enemy action.

He was assigned to H Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Division, Regimental Combat Team 7, I Marine Expeditionary Force Forward, 29 Palms, California.


Marine Sgt. Nicholas S. Nolte, 25, of Falls City, Nebraska

Nolte died November 24, 2004 at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland from injuries received November 9, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Zachary R. Nordmeyer, 21, of Indianapolis, Indiana

Nordmeyer died February 23, 2009 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


Army Cpt. Michael A. Norman, 36, of Killeen, Texas

Norman died January 31, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. William J. Normandy, 42, of Augusta, Georgia

Normandy died March 15, 2004 in Camp Virginia, Iraq (north of Kuwait City), of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard, 1st Battalion, 86th Field Artillery, from Montpelier, Vermont.


Army Spc. Joseph C. Norquist, 26, of San Antonio, Texas

Norquist died October 9, 2003 in Baqubah, Iraq, when his convoy came under attack from rocket propelled grenades and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 588th Engineer Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Curtis L. Norris, 28, of Dansville, Michigan

Norris died December 23, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 210th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Pfc. Kyle Phillip Norris, 22, of Zanesville, Ohio

Norris died May 23, 2008 in Balad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device during a patrol May 22, 2008 in Jurf as Sakhr, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Staff Sgt. Paul B. Norris, 30, of Cullman, Alabama

Norris died August 16, 2007 in Balad, Iraq of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Christopher M. North, 21, of Sarasota, Florida

North died April 21, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using an improvised explosive device and small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Air Force Tech. Sgt. Jason L. Norton, 32, of Miami, Oklahoma

Norton was killed January 22, 2006 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device while conducting convoy escort duties in the vicinity of Taji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 3rd Security Forces Squadron, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska.


Army Sgt. Justin D. Norton, 21, of Rainier, Washington

Norton died on June 24, 2006 in the vicinity of Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when he encountered enemy forces small arms fire and an improvised explosive device which detonated during a dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Calvary Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Sgt. Byron W. Norwood, 25, of Pflugerville, Texas

Norwood died November 13, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army 1st Lt. Leif E. Nott, 24, of Cheyenne, Wyoming

Nott died July 30, 2003 in Belaruz, Iraq, from wounds received from hostile fire.

He was assigned to A Troop, 1st Battalion, 10th Cavalry, Fort Hood, Texas.

** Promoted posthumously from first lieutenant to captain, as well as awarded bronze star and purple heart medals by President Bush.


Army Spc. Shaun A. Novak, 21, of Two Rivers, Wisconsin

Novak died in Taji, Iraq, on August 27, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A3 Bradley Vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew W. Nowacki, 24, of South Euclid, Ohio

Nowacki died February 26, 2005 from wounds received as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Erie, Pennsylvania.


Marine Sgt. Justin L. Noyes, 23, of Vinita, Oklahoma

Noyes died July 2, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.


Army Staff Sgt. Todd E. Nunes, 29, of Chapel Hills, Tennessee

Nunes died May 2, 2004 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when his convoy encountered an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Army Cpl. Jason Nunez, 22, of Naranjito, Puerto Rico

Nunez died March 25, 2007 in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Keith A. Nurnberg, 26, of McHenry, Illinois

Nurnberg died September 5, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Spc. Joseph C. Nurre, 22, of Wilton, California

Nurre died on August 21, 2005, near Samarra, Iraq, where an improvised explosive device detonated near his M916 tractor during convoy operations.

He was assigned to the Reserve's 463rd Engineer Battalion, Weirton, West Virginia.


Army Spc. David T. Nutt, 22, of Blackshear, Georgia

Nutt died May 14, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, when an Iraqi civilian vehicle cut his loaded 5-Ton Truck off on the road. Nutt swerved; hit the median and his vehicle overturned.

He was assigned to 494th Transportation Company, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Staff Sgt. Nathaniel J. Nyren, 31, of Reston, Virginia

Nyren died December 28, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a civilian vehicle struck his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division in Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Donald Samuel Oaks Jr., 20, of Harborcreek, Pennsylvania

Oaks died in combat on April 3, 2003.

He was assigned to the C Battery, 3rd Battalion, 13th Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Army Pfc. Francis C. Obaji, 21, of Queens Village, New York

Obaji died January 17, 2005 in the 86th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, after he was involved in a motor vehicle accident January 16, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York, New York.


Army Pfc. Branden F. Oberleitner, 20, of Worthington, Ohio

Oberleitner died June 5, 2003 from a rifle-fired grenade in Fallujah, Iraq, as he returned from a dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. George R. Obourn, Jr., 20, of Creve Coeur, Illinois

Obourn died in Taji, Iraq, on October 4, 2006 after being attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and other weapons.

He was assigned to the 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. William D. O'Brien, 19, of Rice, Texas

O'Brien died March 15, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when he was attacked by small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. Israel P. O'Bryan, 24, of Newbern, Tennessee

O'Bryan died June 11, 2010 in Jalula, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick T. O'Day, 20, Santa Rosa, California

O'Day died March 25, 2003 in Iraq, when his tank plunged off a bridge into the Euphrates River.

He was assigned to 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Sgt. Maj. Robert D. Odell, 38, of Manassas, Virginia

Odell died December 21, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq, when his dining facility was attacked.

He was assigned to the United States Army Intelligence & Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Virginia.


Marine Lance Cpl. Shane K. O'Donnell, 24, of DeForest, Wisconsin

O’Donnell died November 8, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Chicago, Illinois.


Army Spc. Charles E. Odums II, 22, of Sandusky, Ohio

Odums died May 30, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his military convoy hit an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. John B. Ogburn III, 45, of Fruitland, Oregon

Ogburn died May 22, 2005 in Kirkuk, Iraq, when his HMMWV overturned after the driver avoided striking a civilian vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 116th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Ontario, Oregon.


Army Cpl. Wade J. Oglesby, 27, of Grand Junction, Colorado

Oglesby died April 18, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operation.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Walter "Gator" K. O’Haire, 20, of Lynn, Massachusetts

O’Haire died May 9, 2007 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Ramon C. Ojeda, 22, of Ramona, California

Ojeda died May 1, 2004 in Al Amarah, Iraq when his convoy was attacked.

He was assigned to the 84th Engineer Battalion, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Honolulu, Hawaii.


Army Spc. Stephen M. Okray, 21, of St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Okray died December 24, 2008 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 16th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Cpl. Daniel T. O’Leary, 23, of Youngsville, North Carolina

O’Leary died February 23, 2010 in Fallujah, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle roll-over.

He was assigned to the 307th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Randell Olguin, 24, of Ralls, Texas

Olguin died September 30, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.


Marine Cpl. Brian Oliveira, 22, of Raynham, Massachusetts

Oliveira died October 25, 2004 from injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Nicholas J. Olivier, 26, of Ruston, Louisiana

Olivier died February 23, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on foot patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, Pineville, Louisiana.


Army Maj. Andrew J. Olmsted, 37, of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Olmsted died January 3, 2008 in As Sadiyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Military Transition Team, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Olsen, 20, of Eagan, Minnesota

Olsen died April 2, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. Toby R. Olsen, 28, of Manchester, New Hampshire

Olsen died January 20, 2007 in Karma, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 509th Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Marine Cpl. John T. Olson, 21, of Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Olson died February 21, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Nicholas P. Olson, 22, of Novato, California

Olson died September 18, 2007 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Staff Sgt. Todd D. Olson, 36, from Loyal, Wisconsin

Olson died December 27, in the 67th Combat Support Hospital in Tikrit, Iraq from wounds sustained in Samarra, Iraq on December 26, 2004 when an improvised explosive device detonated.

He was assigned to the National Guard's 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, Neillsville, Wisconsin.


Army 1st Lt. Robert C. Oneto-Sikorski, 33, of Bay St. Louis, Mississippi

Oneto-Sikorski died in Iskandariyah, Iraq, on October 31, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, Biloxi, Mississippi.


Army Spc. Justin B. Onwordi, 28, of Chandler, Arizona

Onwordi died August 2, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while traveling on patrol.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Christopher W. Opat, 29, of Spencer, Iowa

Opat died June 15, 2010 in Baquah, Iraq of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Dean D. Opicka, 29, of Waukesha, Wisconsin

Opicka died April 14, 2008 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Marine Sgt. Bryan J. Opskar, 32, of Princeton, Minnesota

Opskar died July 23, 2005 when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army 1st Sgt. Julio C. Ordonez, 54, of San Antonio, Texas

Ordonez died September 18, 2008 when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was in went down in the vicinity of Tallil, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 149th Aviation, 36th Combat Aviation Brigade, Texas Army National Guard, Grand Prairie, Texas.


Army Pfc. Michael K. Oremus, 21, of Highland, New York

Oremus died in Baghdad, Iraq, on October 2, 2006 after being shot by enemy forces.

He was assigned to the 57th Military Police Company, 8th Military Police Brigade, Seoul, Korea.


Army Spc. Richard P. Orengo, 32, of Puerto Rico

Orengo died June 26, 2003 in An Najif, Iraq from a gun shot.

He was assigned to the 755th Military Police Company, Arecibo, Puerto Rico.


Army Lt. Col. Kim S. Orlando, 43, of Tennessee

Orlando died October 16, 2003, in Karbala, Iraq, he was attempting to negotiate with armed men who were congregating on a road near a mosque after curfew. The Iraqis opened fire killing three soldiers and wounding seven others.

He was assigned to the 716th Military Police Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Lance Cpl. Eric J. Orlowski, 26, of Buffalo, New York

Orlowski was killed March 22, 2003 by an accidental discharge of a machine gun in Iraq.

He was assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Pfc. Jay-D H. Ornsby-Adkins, 21, of Ione, California

Ornsby-Adkins died April 28, 2007 in Salman Pak, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Sgt. Adrian N. Orosco, 26, of Corcoran, California

Orosco died in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 9, 2005 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Irwin, California.


Army 1st Lt. Osbaldo Orozco, 26, of Delano, California

Orozco died April 25, 2003 when his vehicle rolled over while traveling through rough terrain. His unit was the quick reaction force and was responding to enemy fire.

He was assigned to C Company, 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment based in Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Cody J. Orr, 21, of Ruskin, Florida

Orr died January 17, 2004 north of Taji, Iraq, when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle struck an improvised explosive device and overturned north of Taji, Iraq.

He was assigned to Battery B, 1st Battalion, 44th Air Defense Artillery, in support of 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Pvt. Elijah M. Ortega, 19, of Oxnard, California

Ortega died September 26, 2005 as a result of a non-hostile gunshot wound at Camp Baharia, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Capt. Maria I. Ortiz, 40, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Ortiz died July 10, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

She was assigned to the Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland.


Army Staff Sgt. Billy J. Orton, 41, of Humnoke, Arkansas

Orton died April 24, 2004 in Taji, Iraq, when mortar rounds hit his camp.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 39th Support Battalion, 39th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Hazen, Arkansas.


Army Sgt. Timothy R. Osbey, 34, of Magnolia, Mississippi

Osbey died February 16, 2005 in Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq, when a roadway collapsed, causing his vehicle to roll over.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), McComb, Mississippi.


Army Sgt. Pamela G. Osbourne, 38, of Hollywood, Florida

Osbourne died October 11, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when two rockets impacted her camp.

She was assigned to Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. John C. Osmolski, 23, of Eustis, Florida

Osmolski died February 5, 2008 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered in Al Muqdadiyah when he encountered an improvised explosive device during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Staff Sgt. Ryan S. Ostrom, 25, of Liberty, Pennsylvania

Ostrom died on August 9, 2005 in Taqaddum, Iraq, from injuries sustained from enemy small arms fire earlier in Habbaniya, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 109th Infantry Regiment, Williamsport, Pennsylvania.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Scott A.M. Oswell, 33, of Washington

Oswell died July 4, 2007 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his helicopter struck a power line.

He was assigned to the 4th Squadron, 6th U.S. Air Cavalry, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Deshon E. Otey, 24, of Hardin, Kentucky

Otey died June 21, 2004 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Kevin C. Ott, 27, of Columbus, Ohio


Ott failed to respond to a radio check South of Balad, Iraq on June 25, 2003. His remains were located on June 28, 2003 in Taji, Iraq.

He was assigned to Battery B, 3rd Battalion, 18th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.


Army Staff Sgt. Michael C. Ottolini, 45, of Sebastopol, California


Ottolini died November 10, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his up-armored HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 579th Engineer Battalion, Petaluma, California.


Marine Lance Cpl. Tyler R. Overstreet, 22, of Gallatin, Tennessee


Overstreet died October 23, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Nashville, Tennessee.


Army Sgt. Michael G. Owen, 31, of Phoenix, Arizona

Owen died October 15, 2004 in Karabilah, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army's 9th Psychological Operations Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group (Airborne) from Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Anthony Chad Owens, 21, of Conway, South Carolina

Owens died in Baghdad, Iraq, on February 1, 2006 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using grenades and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Marine Lance Cpl. David Edward Owens Jr., 20, of Winchester, Virginia

Owens died April 12, 2003 in Central Iraq of wounds he received in action.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, California.


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