Monday, May 26, 2008

In Memoriam

As reported by the Department of Defense - the following soldiers died in May 2008 supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.

Pvt. Branden P. Haunert, 21, of Cincinnati, Ohio, died May 18 in Tikrit, Iraq

Sgt. John K. Daggett, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 15 in Halifax, Canada of wounds suffered May 1 in Baghdad, Iraq

Staff Sgt. Victor M. Cota, 33, of Tucson, Ariz., died May 14 in Baghdad, Iraq

Cpl. Jessica A. Ellis, 24, of Bend, Ore., died May 11 in Baghdad, Iraq

Sgt. Joseph A. Ford, 23, of Knox, Ind., died May 10 in Al Asad, Iraq

Spc. Mary J. Jaenichen, 20, of Temecula, Calif., died May 9 in Iskandariyah, Iraq

Pfc. Aaron J. Ward, 19, of San Jacinto, Calif., died May 6 in Al Anbar, Iraq

Spc. Alex D. Gonzalez, 21, of Mission, Texas, died May 6 in Mosul, Iraq

Pfc. Corey L. Hicks, 22, of Glendale, Ariz., died May 2 in Baghdad, Iraq

Lance Cpl. Casey L. Casanova, 22, of McComb, Miss.
Cpl. Miguel A. Guzman, 21, of Norwalk, Calif.
Lance Cpl. James F. Kimple, 21, of Carroll, Ohio
Sgt. Glen E. Martinez, 31, of Boulder, Colo.
All four Marines died May 2 in Al Anbar province, Iraq

Spc. Jeffrey F. Nichols, 21, of Granite Shoals, Texas, died May 1 in Baghdad

4,082 U.S. soldier reported deaths from March 20, 2003 through May 25, 2008.
29,978 U.S soldiers reported wounded from March 20, 2003 through May 25, 2008

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