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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Army Cpl. Stephen J. Raderstorf, 21, of Peoria, Arizona

Raderstorf died January 7, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds sustained during combat operations.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of San Diego, California

Ragimov died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Spc. Joseph A. Rahaim, 22, of Magnolia, Mississippi

Rahaim 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.


Marine Lance Cpl. Carl L. Raines II, 20, of Coffee, Alabama

Raines died October 6, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Al Qaim, Iraq.

He was assigned to Combat Service Support Detachment 21, 2nd Force Service Support Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Cherry Point, North Carolina.. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom he was attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Lance Cpl. Rhonald D. Rairdan, 20, of San Antonio, Texas

Rairdan died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Marine Lance Cpl. Branden P. Ramey, 22, of Boone, Illinois

Ramey 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 Staff Sgt. Richard P. Ramey, 27, of Canton, Ohio

Ramey died February 8, 2004 in Mahmudiyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated.

He was assigned to the 703rd Ordinance Company, Fort Knox, Ky., and he was supporting the 82nd Airborne Division.


Army Sgt. Angel De Jesus Lucio Ramirez, 22, of Pacoima, California

Ramirez died November 11, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 16th Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Giessen, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Angel R. Ramirez, 28, of Brooklyn, New York

Ramirez died February 21, 2007 at Marine Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, California after being medically evacuated following a non-hostile incident in Al Qaim, Iraq, on December 21, 2006.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California


Marine Lance Cpl. Benito A. Ramirez, 21, of Edinburg, Texas

Ramirez died May 21, 2006 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Sgt. Christopher Ramirez, 34, of McAllen, Texas

Ramirez died April 14, 2004 in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, from injuries sustained during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Spc. Eric U. Ramirez, 31, of San Diego, California

Ramirez died February 12, 2004 in Abu Gireb, Iraq, when he was attacked by small arms fire, a rocket propelled grenade and an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 670th Military Police Company, Army National Guard, National City, California.


Marine Staff Sgt. Gene Ramirez, 28, of San Antonio, Texas

Ramirez died November 10, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Sgt. Guadalupe Cervantes Ramirez, 26, of Fort Irwin, California

Ramirez died April 23, 2008 at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, of injuries suffered in a vehicle incident.

He was assigned to the 2nd Transportation Company (Heavy Equipment Transport), Echelons Above Brigade Support Battalion, National Training Center Support Brigade, Fort Irwin, California.


Army Spc. Ignacio Ramirez, 22, of Henderson, Nevada

Ramirez died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on August 9, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Friedberg, Germany.


Army Sgt. Reyes Ramirez, 23, of Willis, Texas

Ramirez died in Ar Ramadi, Iraq on June 17, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, Baumholder, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Rogelio A. Ramirez, 21, of Pasadena, California

Ramirez died August 26, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Pfc. William C. Ramirez, 19, of Portland, Oregon

Ramirez died February 11, 2004, when he was struck by an improvised explosive device while on a mounted patrol in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to Troop E, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Spc. Aleina Ramirez-Gonzalez, 33, of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico

Ramirez-Gonzalez died April 15, 2005 in Tikrit, Iraq, when a mortar struck her forward operating base.

She was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troop Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Julian A. Ramon, 22, of Flushing, New York

Ramon died July 20, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Pfc. Christopher Ramos, 26, of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Ramos died April 5, 2004 due to injuries received from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos, 20, of Aurora, Illinois

Ramos died January 26, 2005 when the CH-53E helicopter he was in crashed near Ar Rutbah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Sgt. Miguel A. Ramos, 39, of Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

Ramos died May 31, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an enemy rocket impacted near his position.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 807th Signal Company, 35th Signal Battalion, Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico.


Army Spc. Tamarra J. Ramos, 24, of Quakertown, Pennsylvania

Ramos died October 1, 2003 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center (WRAMC), Washington D.C., of non-combat related injuries.

She was ssigned to the 3rd Armor Medical Company, Medical Troop Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Brandon Ramsey, 21, of Calumet City, Illinois

Ramsey died August 8, 2003 in Tallil, Iraq, he was part of a convoy escort mission when the vehicle he was in rolled over during a chase of a suspicious vehicle.

He was assigned to the 933rd Military Police Company, U.S. Army National Guard, Chicago, Illinois.


Army Pvt. 2nd Class Carson J. Ramsey, 22, of Winkelman, Arizona

Ramsey died October 10, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Christopher J. Ramsey, 20, of Batchelor, Louisiana

Ramsey died January 28, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Roads, Louisiana.


Army Spc. David J. Ramsey, 27, of Tacoma, Washington

Ramsey was medically evacuated from Iraq on August 24, 2006 and died from a non-combat related incident on September 7, 2006 in Spanaway, Washington.

He was assigned to the 47th Combat Support Hospital, 62nd Medical Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Pfc. Joshua A. Ramsey, 19, from Defiance, Ohio

Ramsey died December 12, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, from non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the 95th Military Police Battalion, Mannheim, Germany.


Marine Staff Sgt. Jason C. Ramseyer, 28, of Lenoir, North Carolina

Ramseyer died April 20, 2006 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


Army Sgt. Edmond L. Randle, 26, of Miami, Florida

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

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Cleston C. Raney, 20, of Rupert, Idaho

Raney died March 31, 2004 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device hit his armored personnel carrier.

He was assigned to the 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Staff Sgt. Jose C. Rangel, 43, of Saratoga, California

Rangel died January 23, 2005 in Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1106th Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot, Fresno, California.


Air Force Staff Sgt. Ray Rangel, 29, of San Antonio, Texas

Rangel died February 13, 2005 while performing a canal rescue mission in Balad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 7th Civil Engineering Squadron, Dyess Air Force Base, Texas.


Army Spc. Shawn P. Rankinen, 28, of Independence, Missouri

Rankinen died March 7, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Cpl. Nicholas P. Rapavi, 22, of Springfield, Virginia

Rapavi died November 24, 2006 from wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Marine Capt. Patrick Marc M. Rapicault, 34, of St. Augustine, Florida

Rapicault died November 15, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. Sameer Abdel Monem Rateb, 22, of Absecon, New Jersey

Rateb died May 6, 2007 at Forward Operating Base Summerall in Bayji, Iraq, from injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Capt. Gregory A Ratzlaff, 36, of Olympia, Washington

Ratzlaff died August 3, 2004 due to a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Duke, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 166, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, California.


Army Capt. Nathan R. Raudenbush, 25, of Pennsylvania

Raudenbush died February 20, 2008 in Busayefi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

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


Army Spc. Rel A. Ravago IV, 21, of Glendale, California

Ravago died November 23, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, when hostile forces attacked the vehicle he was in.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army 1st Lt. Jeremy E. Ray, 26, of Houston, Texas

Ray died December 20, 2007 in Kanaan, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an enemy attacked using an explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Thomas C. Ray, II, 40, of Weaverville, North Carolina

Ray died March 22, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1132nd Military Police Company, North Carolina Army National Guard, Rocky Mount, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Jared J. Raymond, 20, of Swampscott, Massachusetts

Raymond died on September 19, 2006 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1A2 Abrams Tank during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

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


Army Sgt. Pierre A. Raymond, 28, of Lawrence, Massachusetts

Raymond died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, on September 20, 2005 of injuries sustained in Ramadi, Iraq, on September 15, 2005 when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using indirect fire.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 228th Forward Support Battalion, 28th Infantry Division, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.


Army Spc. Omead H. Razani, 19, of Los Angeles, Calififornia

Razani died August 27, 2004 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of non-combat related injuries.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Greaves, Korea.


Army Spc. Brandon M. Read, 21, of Greeneville, Tennessee

Read died September 6, 2004 in Qayyarah West, Iraq, when his convoy came under attack by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 125th Transportation Company from Lexington, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Regina C. Reali, 25, of Freso, California

Reali died in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 23, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her HMMWV.

She was assigned to the Army Reserve's 351st Civil Affairs Command, Mountain View, California.


Army Spc. William Joshua Rechenmacher, 24, of Jacksonville, Florida

Rechenmacher died January 18, 2007 in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jason C. Redifer, 19, of Stuarts Draft, Virginia

Redifer died January 31, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Babil Province, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Matthew K. Reece, 24, of Harrison, Arkansas

Reece died December 1, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron H. Reed, 21, of Chillicothe, Ohio

Reed died August 3, 2005 when his Amphibious Assault Vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device during combat operations south of Haditha, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Columbus, Ohio. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom, he was attached to Regimental Combat Team 2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Marine Pfc. Christopher J. Reed, 20, of Craigmont, Idaho

Reed died July 10, 2004 due to 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 Sgt. 1st Class Gerard M. Reed, 40, of Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Reed died June 11, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 86th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Jeffrey A. Reed, 23, of Chesterfield, Virginia

Reed died March 2, 2009 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by a grenade in Taji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 411th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan R. Reed, 25, of Opelousa, Louisiana

Reed died January 28, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device struck a nearby vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1088th Engineer Battalion, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New Roads, Louisiana.


Army Pfc. Ryan E. Reed, 20, of Colorado Springs, Colorado

Reed died April 29, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, while part of a dismounted improvised explosive device sweep patrol, when a vehicle approached his unit and the driver detonated a bomb.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.


Army Sgt. Tatjana Reed, 34, of Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Reed died July 22, 2004 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle.

She was assigned to the 66th Transportation Company from Kaiserslautern, Germany.


Marine Gunnery Sgt. Edward T. Reeder, 32, of Camp Verde, Arizona

Reeder died August 21, 2004 in a non-combat related vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Staff Sgt. Aaron T. Reese, 31, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio

Reese died December 10, 2003 south of Baghdad, Iraq, while on a river patrol on the Tigris River he fell overboard.

He was assigned to the 135th Military Police Company, Army National Guard based in Brookpark, Ohio.


Army Spc. Gary L. Reese, Jr., 22, of Ashland City, Tennessee

Reese died on August 14, 2005 of injuries sustained on August 13, 2005, in Tuz, Iraq, while he was conducting a mounted patrol his HMMWV came under attack by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, McMinnville, Tennessee.


Army Spc. Joshua H. Reeves, 26, of Watkinsville, Georgia

Reeves died September 22, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. Jose Regalado, 23, of Los Angeles, California

Regalado died November 12, 2008 in Mosul, Iraq, when an Iraqi Army soldier wearing a uniform approached him and opened fire.

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


Army Sgt. James J. Regan, 26, of Manhasset, New York

Regan died February 9, 2007 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on combat patrol.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Spc. Jeremy F. Regnier, 22, of Littleton, New Hampshire

Regnier died October 13, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 5th Air Defense Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Randy Rehn, 36, of Lawton, Oklahoma

Rehn was killed 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.


Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas Reilly, Jr., 19, of London, Kentucky

Reilly died December 21, 2008 while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines, 3rd Marine Division, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


Army Staff Sgt. Gavin B. Reinke, 32, of Pueblo, Colorado

Reinke died in Baghdad, Iraq on May 4, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 5th Engineer Battalion, 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.


Marine Sgt. Brendon Reiss, 23, of Casper, Wyoming

Reiss died March 23, 2003 when his unit was engaged in combat on the outskirts of Nassiriya.

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


Marine Cpl. Kyle J. Renehan, 21, of Oxford, Pennsylvania

Renehan died December 9, 2004 in Kaiserslautern, Germany, from injuries received on November 29, 2004 as result of enemy action in Babil Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Air Control Squadron 2, Marine Air Control Group 28, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina.


Army Staff Sgt. George S. Rentschler, 31, of Louisville, Kentucky

Rentschler died April 7, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his military vehicle was hit with a rocket-propelled grenade.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Justin D. Reppuhn, 20, of Hemlock, Michigan

Reppuhn died November 11, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Capt. Mark T. Resh, 28, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Resh died January 28, 2007 in Najaf, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his helicopter crashed during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Daniel F. Reyes, 24, of San Diego, California

Reyes died July 31, 2007 in Tunis, Iraq, of wounds suffered from enemy indirect fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Army Sgt. Luis R. Reyes, 26, of Aurora, Colorado

Reyes died en route to Ali Al Salem, Kuwait, on November18, 2005 when the bus in which he was riding rolled over.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 947th Engineer Company, Durango, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Mario A. Reyes, 19, of Las Cruces, New Mexico

Reyes died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 7, 2005 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Pfc. Seferino J. Reyna, 20, of Phoenix, Arizona

Reyna died on August 7, 2005, in Taji, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle.

He was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Staff Sgt. Edward "Jay" C. Reynolds, Jr., 27, of Groves, Texas

Reynolds died in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 26, 2006 of injuries suffered when his M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle rolled over while maneuvering.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Sean C. Reynolds, 25, of East Lansing, Michigan

Reynolds died May 3, 2003 in Iraq, he was climbing a ladder when he fell causing his M4 rifle to accidentally discharged.

He was assigned to 74th Long-Range Surveillance Detachment 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy.


Army Staff Sgt. Stanley B. Reynolds, 37, of Rock, W. Virginia

Reynolds died August 14, 2007 in Al Taqqadum, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his helicopter crashed.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


Army Staff Sgt. Steven C. Reynolds, 32, of Jordan, New York

Reynolds died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 24, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV causing it to flip into a canal.

He was assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Rafael Reynosasuarez, 28, of Santa Ana, California

Reynosasuarez died May 29, 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.


Marine Sgt. Yadir G. Reynoso, 27, of Wapato, Washington

Reynoso died August 5, 2004 due to enemy action in An Najaf Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Jamal M. Rhett, 24, of Palmyra, New Jersey

Rhett died August 15, 2010 in Ba Qubah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with grenades.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Army Spc. David L. Rice, 22, of Sioux City, Iowa

Rice died April 26, 2005 in Balad, Iraq, of injuries sustained in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his HMMWV rolled over.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Cpl. Demetrius L. Rice, 24, of Ortonville, Minnesota

Rice died July 14, 2004 in Talafar, Iraq, when his vehicle rolled over as the driver tried to avoid another vehicle.

He was assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Sgt. Joseph A. Richard III, 27, of Lafayette, Louisiana

Richard died April 14, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), located at Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Marine Cpl. Bryan J. Richardson, 23, of Summersville, West Virginia

Richardson died March 25, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Moundsville, West Virginia.


Army Pfc. Stephen K. Richardson, 22, of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Richardson died March 20, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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


Army Cpl. William Dean Richardson, 23, of Moreno Valley, California

Richardson died April 3, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he came under enemy fire and fell into a canal.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 41st Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Marine Staff Sgt. William Douglas Richardson, 30, of Houston, Texas

Richardson died November 30, 2005 of wounds sustained from a non-hostile vehicle accident near Al Taqaddum, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron-372, Marine Wing Support Group-37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Sgt. Ariel Rico, 25, of El Paso, Texas

Rico died November 28, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained during an enemy mortar attack.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Sgt. Kenneth L. Ridgley, 30, of Olney, Illinois

Ridgley died March 30, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Spc. Jeremy L. Ridlen, 23, of Paris, Illinois

Ridlen died May 23, 2004 in East Fallujah, Iraq, from small arms fire after a dump truck on the side of the road was detonated while his military convoy passed by.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1544 Transportation Company, Paris, Illinois.


Army Spc. Robert M. Rieckhoff, 26, of Kenosha, Wisconsin

Rieckhoff died March 18, 2010 in Baghdad, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with rocket-propelled grenade fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Marine Pfc. Andrew G. Riedel, 19, of Northglenn, Colorado

Riedel died October 30, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Hawaii.


Army Pfc. Nicholas E. Riehl, 21, of Shiocton, Wisconsin

Riehl died April 27, 2007 in Fallujah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat patrol.

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


Army Spc. James D. Riekena, 22, of Redmond, Washington

Riekena died January 14, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 145th Brigade Support Battalion, Post Falls, Idaho.


Marine Staff Sgt. David G. Ries, 29, of Clark, Washington

Ries died November 8, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve’s 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, Portland, Oregon.


Army Sgt. Greg N. Riewer, 30, of Frazee, Minnesota

Riewer died March 23, 2007 in Habbaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive devise detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division, Bemidji, Minnesota.


Army Pfc. Wesley R. Riggs, 19, of Baytown, Texas

Riggs died May 17, 2005 in Tikrit, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted position.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Garry Wesley T. Rimes, 30, of Santa Maria, California

Rimes died April 1, 2005 as a result of hostile action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Rimes was attached to 2nd Marine Division.


Army Pfc. Diego Fernando Rincon, 19, of Conyers, Georgia

Rincon died March 29, 2003 when a taxi cab failed to stop at a checkpoint and blew up.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Michelle R. Ring, 24, of Martin, Tennessee

Ring died July 5, 2007 of wounds sustained from enemy mortar fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

She was assigned to the 92d Military Police Battalion, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Marine Cpl. Steven A. Rintamaki, 21, of Lynnwood, Washington

Rintamaki died September 16, 2004 due to 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. Daniel P. Riordan, 24, of St. Louis, Missouri

Riordan died June 23, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

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


Marine Sgt. Duane R. Rios, 25, Hammond, Indiana

Rios died April 4, 2003, during a firefight in central Iraq.

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


Army Pfc. Hernando Rios, 29, of Queens, New York

Rios died on August 8, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq from injuries sustained on August 7, 2005 when his HMMWV was struck by two improvised explosive devices and received small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team, New York, New York.


Army Master Sgt. Julian Ingles Rios, 52, of Anasco, Puerto Rico

Rios died August 2, 2007 in Baghdad when his HMMWV was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade.

He was assigned to the 130th Engineer Battalion, of the Puerto Rico National Guard, at Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.


Army Capt. Russell B. Rippetoe, 27, Colorado

Rippetoe died April 3, 2003, when a car exploded at a checkpoint in western Iraq.

He was assigned to A Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Benning, Georgia.


Army Pfc. Henry C. Risner, 26, of Golden, Colorado

Risner died August 18, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his checkpoint came under enemy small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, New York.


Army Spc. Brian E. Ritzberg, 24, of New York, New York

Ritzberg died April 2, 2007 in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations in Kirkuk, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 977th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Spc. Jonathan Rivadeneira, 22, of Jackson Heights, New York

Rivadeneira died September 14, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th U.S. Cavalry, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pfc. Daniel J. Rivera, 22, of Rochester, New York

Rivera died October 18, 2009 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident.

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


Army Spc. Eric G. Palacios Rivera, 21, of Atlantic City, New Jersey

Rivera died November 14, 2006 in Ar Ramadi, 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 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Jose A. Rivera, 34, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Rivera died November 5, 2003 in Mumuhdyah, Iraq, when his unit came under rocket propelled grenade and small arms fire.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Michael D. Rivera, 22, of Brooklyn, New York

Rivera died March 7, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Rafael Alicea Rivera, 30, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Rivera died February 5, 2008 in Tallil, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Gregory Rivera-Santiago, 26, of St. Croix, Virgin Islands

Rivera-Santiago died September 10, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related vehicle rollover.

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


Army Spc. Jose A. Rivera-Serrano, 26, from Mayaquez, Puerto Rico

Rivera-Serrano died December 27, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, from wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device hit his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 2d Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Staff Sgt. Milton Rivera-Vargas, 55, of Boqueron, Puerto Rico

Rivera-Vargas died in Kalsu, Iraq, on December 8, 2005 from a non-combat related cause while on guard duty.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 296th Infantry Regiment, Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico.


Army Cpl. John T. Rivero, 23, of Tampa, Florida

Rivero died April 17, 2003 in Western Iraq, from injuries sustained when his HMMWV turned over.

He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 124th Infantry Division based in Eustis, Florida.


Army Spc. Frank K. Rivers, Jr., 23, of Woodbridge, Virginia

Rivers died April 14, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq when he collapsed during physical training.

He was assigned to the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Pfc. Christopher T. Riviere, 21, of Cooper City, Florida

Riviere died September 26, 2006 of wounds received while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.


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