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 Sgt. 1st Class Matthew R. Kading, 32, of Madison, Wisconsin

Kading died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, on October 31, 2005 of injuries sustained near Tikrit, Iraq, on October 19, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his convoy vehicle.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 983rd Engineer Battalion, Monclova, Ohio.


Army Staff Sgt. Henry K. Kahalewai, 43, of Hilo, Hawaii

Kahalewai died December 15, 2006 at Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, of wounds suffered November 21, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Stryker vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Lance Cpl. Adam W. Kaiser, 19, of Naperville, Illinois

Kaiser died December 1, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, California. During Operation Iraqi Freedom, their unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Pfc. Anthony A. Kaiser, 27, of Narrowsburg, New York

Kaiser died March 17, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

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


Army Spc. Anthony N. Kalladeen, 26, of Purchase, New York

Kalladeen 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 Spc. Vincent G. Kamka, 23, of Everett, Washington

Kamka died October 4, 2007 in Bayji, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Spencer T. Karol, 20, of Woodruff, Arizona

Karol died October 6, 2003 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, he was on a mission to observe enemy activity when a command detonated device exploded. His vehicle was overturned from the force of the explosion and he was fatally injured.

He was assigned to the 165th Military Intelligence, V Corps, Darmstadt, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Edward Karolasz, 25, of Powder Springs, New Jersey

Karolasz died in Bayji, Iraq on November 19, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Alain L. Kamolvathin, 21, of Blairstown, New Jersey

Kamolvathin died January 16, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Joseph M. Kane, 35, of Darby, Pennsylvania

Kane died October 14, 2006 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.

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


Army Pvt. Eugene D. M. Kanakaole, 19, of Maui, Hawaii

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

He was assigned to the 87th Engineer Company, 8th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Brian C. Karim, 22, of Talcott, West Virginia

Karim 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.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul D. Karpowich, 30, of Bridgeport, Pennsylvania

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

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 2nd Battalion, 390th Infantry Regiment, Webster, New York.


Army Spc. Michael G. Karr Jr., 23, of San Antonio, Texas

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

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


Army Spc. Mark J. Kasecky, 20, of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania

Kasecky died May 16, 2004 in Al Karmah, Iraq, when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard’s Battery C, 1st Battalion, 107th Field Artillery Regiment, Oil City, Pennsylvania.


Marine Sgt. Michael M. Kashkoush, 24, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Kashkoush died January 23, 2007 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Intelligence Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.


Army Pfc. Douglas E. Kashmer, 27, of Sharon, Pennsylvania

Kashmer died June 8, 2005 in Nippur, Iraq, when the wrecker in which he was a passenger was involved in a non-combat related rollover.

He was assigned to the 70th Transportation Company, Mannheim, Germany.


Army Staff Sgt. Darrel D. Kasson, 43, of Florence, Arizona

Kasson died March 4, 2007 in Tikrit, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle at Bayji, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 259th Security Forces Company, Phoenix, Arizona.


Army Spc. Hatim S. Kathiria, 23, of Fort Worth, Texas

Kathiria died on August 22, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an enemy rocket impacted near his position.

He was assigned to the 703rd Forward Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Charles A. Kaufman, 20, of Fairchild, Wisconsin

Kaufman died June 26, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, where a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

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


Army Pvt. Eric M. Kavanagh, 20, of Glen Burnie, Maryland

Kavanagh died of injuries suffered in Baghdad, Iraq, on September 20, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

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


Army 2nd Lt. Jeffrey J. Kaylor, 24, Clifton, Virginia

Kaylor was killed in combat in Iraq on April 7, 2003.

He was assigned to C Battery, 39th Field Artillery Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Jason C. Kazarick, 30, of Oakmont, Pennsylvania

Kazarick died April 7, 2008 in Sadr City, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked using a rocket propelled grenade.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas O. Keeling, 23, of Strongsville, Ohio

Keeling died June 9, 2005 as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations with the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), in Haqlaniyah, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Akron, Ohio.


Army Spc. Chancellor A. Keesling, 25, of Indianapolis, Indiana

Keesling died June 19, 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq of a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 961st Engineer Company, Sharonville, Ohio.


Army Spc. Chad L. Keith, 21, Batesville, Indiana

Keith died July 7, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, he was on mounted patrol when his vehicle drove past an object that exploded on the side of the road.

He was assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 325th Infantry Regiment, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Lance Cpl. Quinn A. Keith, 21, of Page, Arizona

Keith died September 6, 2004 due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Maj. Dwayne M. Kelley, 48, of Willingboro, New Jersey

Kelley died June 24, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a bomb blast.

He was assigned to the 432nd Civil Affairs Battalion, Green Bay, Wisconsin.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Matthew G. Kelley, 30, of Cameron, Missouri

Kelley died from wounds suffered when two OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopters crashed January 26, 2009 in Kirkuk, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Marine Lance Cpl. Bryan P. Kelly, 21, of Klamath, Oregon

Kelly died July 16, 2004 due to injuries received from enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Dale J. Kelly, Jr., 48, of Richmond, Maine

Kelly died in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, on May 6, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M1083 cargo truck during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 172nd Infantry (Mountain), Brewer, Maine.


Army Col. Paul M. Kelly, 45, of Stafford, Virginia

Kelly died in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 20, 2007 when the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter he was in crashed.

He was assigned to the Joint Force Headquarters of the Virginia Army National Guard in Blackstone, Virginia.


Marine Cpl. Sean P. Kelly, 23, of Gloucester, New Jersey

Kelly 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. Samuel E. Kelsey, 24, of Troup, Texas

Kelsey died December 13, 2007 in Tunnis, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated.

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


Army Cpl. Andrew J. Kemple, 23, of Cambridge, Minnesota

Kemple died in Tikrit, Iraq on February 12, 2006 when his HMMWV came under small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Dustin L. Kendall, 21, of Conway, Arkansas

Kendall died in Baqubah, Iraq on January 15, 2006 when his HMMVW accidentally struck an M1A2 Abrams tank and rolled over.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colorado.


Army Sgt. Courtland A. Kennard, 22, of Starkville, Mississippi

Kennard died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 9, 2006 after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 410th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. Adam P. Kennedy, 25, of Norfolk, Massachusetts

Kennedy died April 8, 2007 in Diwaniyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered with his unit came in contact with enemy forces using indirect fire.

He was assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.


Marine Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy, 25, of Houston, Texas

Kennedy died March 20, 2003 when his CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter crashed about 9 miles south of the Iraqi border town Umm Qasr.

He was assigned to the Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 268, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Chief Warrant Officer (CW3) Kyran E. Kennedy, 43, of Boston, Massachusetts

Kennedy died November 7, 2003 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down.

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


Army Sgt. 1st Class Stephen C. Kennedy, 35, of Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Kennedy died April 4, 2005, in Balad Ruz, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment, Lenoir City, Tennessee.


Army Staff Sgt. Morgan D. Kennon, 23, of Memphis, Tennessee

Kennon died November 7, 2003 in Mosul, Iraq, while guarding a bank in downtown Mosul his position came under a rocket-propelled grenade attack.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based in Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army 1st Lt. Christopher J. Kenny, 32, of Miami, Florida

Kenny died May 3, 2004 in Balad, Iraq, when his military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal.

He was assigned to the 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick B. Kenny, 20, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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

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


Army Spc. Joseph P. Kenny, 20, of Veneta, Oregon

Kenny died June 23, 2007 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 27th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Navy Hospitalman Aaron A. Kent, 28, of Portland, Oregon

Kent died April 23, 2005 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations near Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Navy Hospitalman Chadwick T. Kenyon, 20, of Tucson, Arizona

Kenyon died August 20, 2006 of injuries suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in the Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Rex C. Kenyon, 34, of El Segundo, California

Kenyon died in Baghdad, Iraq, on January 16, 2006 when his AH64D (Apache) helicopter was shot down while conducting aerial patrols.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 4th Aviation Regiment (Attack), Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Jonathan R. Kephart, 21, of Oil City, Pennsylvania

Kephart died April 9, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when his patrol was ambushed near Baghdad on April 8, 2004.

He was assigned to the 230th Military Police Company, from Kaiserslautern, Germany.


Marine Cpl. Dallas L. Kerns, 21, of Mountain Grove, Missouri

Kerns died July 5, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force at Twentynine Palms, California.


Army Spc. James C. Kesinger, 32, of Pharr, Texas

Kesinger 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.


Army Cpl. Jason M. Kessler, 29, of Mount Vernon, Washington

Kessler died July 30, 2007 in northern Iraq of wounds suffered from a rocket-propelled grenade.

He was assigned to C Company, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Fort Lewis, Washington.


Army Chief Warrant Officer Erik C. Kesterson, 29, of Independence, Oregon

Kesterson died November 15, 2003, when two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 9th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Capt. Humayun S. M. Khan, 27, of Bristow, Virginia

Khan died June 8, 2004 in Baquabah, Iraq, after a vehicle packed with an improvised explosive device drove into the gate of his compound while he was inspecting soldiers on guard duty.

He was assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Company, 201st Forward Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.


Army Spc. Kareem R. Khan, 20, of Manahawkin, New Jersey

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

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Marine Cpl. Mark David Kidd, 26, of Milford, Michigan

Kidd died January 25, 2007 from wounds received 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, Mount Clemens, Michigan.


Army Staff Sgt. Ricky A. Kieffer, 36, of Ovid, Michigan

Kieffer died March 15, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when enemy forces using small arms fire attacked his unit.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard’s 1st Battalion, 182nd Field Artillery Regiment (Multiple Launch Rocket System), Detroit, Michigan.


Army Spc. James Kiehl, 22, Comfort, Texas

Kiehl was killed in action after his convoy was ambushed in Iraq on March 23, 2003

He was assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Shane E. Kielion, 23, of La Vista, Nebraska

Kielion died November 15, 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, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Staff Sgt. Christopher S. Kiernan, 37, of Virginia Beach, Virginia

Kiernan died May 6, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire during combat patrol operations.

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


Army Pfc. Christopher R. Kilpatrick, 18, of Columbus, Texas

Kilpatrick died June 20, 2005 in Tal Afar, Iraq, during convoy operations when enemy forces attacked his HMMWV with an improvised explosive device and small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 603rd Transportation Company, 142nd Corps Support Battalion, Warrior Brigade, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Kilpela, 22, of Fowerville, Michigan

Kilpela died June 10, 2005 as a result of an explosion while conducting combat operations in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.

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


Marine Cpl. In C. Kim, 23, of Warren, Michigan

Kim died December 7, 2004 as a result of a non-hostile vehicle incident in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 9th Communications Battalion, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Pfc. Jang H. Kim, 20, of Placentia, California

Kim died November 13, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered 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 Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Pvt. 2nd Class Jeungjin Na Kim, 23, of Honolulu, Hawaii

Kim died October 6, 2004 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division from Camp Hovey, Korea.


Marine Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, 20, of Atlanta, Georgia

Kim died April 2, 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.


Army Spc. Louis G. Kim, 19, of West Covina, California

Kim died February 20, 2007 in Ramadi, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Minhee Kim, 20, of Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kim died November 1, 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 Sgt. Shin W. Kim, 23, of Fullerton, California

Kim died June 28, 2007 of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked in Baghdad by insurgents using improvised explosive devices.

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


Marine Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, 30, of Houston, Texas

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

He was assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 361, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California.


Army Pfc. Danny L. Kimme, 27, of Fisher, Illinois

Kimme died January 16, 2008 of wounds suffered in Balad, Iraq, when he was attacked by grenade and small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 32nd Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Kimmell, 30, of Paxton, Indiana

Kimmell died in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, on October11, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Staff Sgt. Kevin C. Kimmerly, 31, of North Creek, New York

Kimmerly died September 15, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, while on patrol his vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade.

He was assigned to B Battery, 4th Battalion, 27th Field Artillery Regiment, based in Baumholder, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. James F. Kimple, 21, of Carroll, Ohio

Kimple died May 2, 2008 in Al Anbar province, Iraq, supporting combat operations.

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


Army Pfc. Kenneth E. Kincaid IV, 25, of Lilburn, Georgia

Kincaid died in Riyadh, Iraq, on September 23, 2006 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jeremiah C. Kinchen, 22, of Salcha, Alaska

Kinchen died April 4, 2005 from an explosion that occurred during combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Force Reserve’s 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas. During Operation Iraq Freedom, Kinchen was attached to 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, Regimental Combat Team 8, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force.


Army Spc. Levi B. Kinchen, 21, of Tickfaw, Louisiana

Kinchen died August 9, 2003 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a fellow soldier tried to wake him and noticed he was not breathing.

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


Army Staff Sgt. Bradley D. King, 28, of Marion, Indiana

King died April 2, 2007 in Al Amiriyah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 152nd Infantry Regiment, 76th Infantry Brigade, Marion, Indiana.


Army 1st Sgt. Charles M. King, 48, of Mobile, Alabama

King died October 14, 2006 of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq.

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


Army Spc. Eric D. King, 29, of Vancouver, Washington

King died of injuries sustained during combat operations in Baghad, Iraq on April 22, 2006 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV causing a fire.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 67th Armored Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Pvt. Janelle F. King, 23, of Merced, California

King died August 14, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

She was assigned to the 115th Combat Support Hospital, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Sgt. Jeremy E. King, 23, of Meridian, Idaho

King died on August 24, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries sustained by enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 8th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Jerry Ryen King, 19, of Browersville, Georgia

King died April 23, 2007 in As Sadah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his location.

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


Marine Cpl. Paul N. King, 23, of Tyngsboro, Massachusetts

King died June 25, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 1st Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Ayer, Massachusetts.


Army Sgt. Jonathan P. C. Kingman, 21, of Nankin, Ohio

Kingman died January 20, 2007 near Baji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 41st Engineer Company, 1st Engineer Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Army Sgt. James O. Kinlow, 35, of Thomson, Georgia

Kinlow died on July 24, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV while he was on patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Infantry Brigade, Albany, Georgia.


Army Staff Sgt. Lester O. Kinney II, 27, of Zanesville, Ohio

Kinney died January 27, 2004 near Iskandariyah, in an improvised explosive device attack.

He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 505th Infantry, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Anthony D. Kinslow, 21, of Westerville, Ohio

Kinslow died on June 13, 2005 in Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while conducting combat operations.

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


Army Sgt. William S. Kinzer Jr., 27, of Hendersonville, North Carolina

Kinzer died January 26, 2005 in Ad Duluiyah, Iraq, from injuries sustained when a rocket propelled grenade hit his patrol.

He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Pfc. David M. Kirchhoff, 31, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Kirchhoff died August 14, 2003 in Landstuhl, Germany, he suffered from heatstroke while on military duty in the Iraqi desert. He was first treated at a combat support hospital in Iraq. While being transported aboard a U.S. Air Force medical evacuation plane to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany for treatment, Kirchhoff lapsed into a coma.

He was assigned to the 2133rd Transportation Company, U.S. Army National Guard, Centerville, Iowa.


Marine Sgt. Jeffrey L. Kirk, 24, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Kirk died December 12, 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, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.


Marine Lance Cpl. Johnathan Ernest Kirk, 25, of Belhaven, North Carolina

Kirk died May 1, 2007 from wounds received while conducting combat operations on April 23, 2007 in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Pfc. David Austin Kirkpatrick, 20, of Upland, Indiana

Kirkpatrick died April 27, 2007 in Fallujah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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


Army Sgt. Scott L. Kirkpatrick, 26, of Reston, Virginia

Kirkpatrick died August 11, 2007 in Arab Jabour, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Staff Sgt. Charles A. Kiser, 37, of Cleveland, Wisconsin

Kiser died June 24, 2004 in Mosul, Iraq, when an explosion occurred near his convoy.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve’s 330th Military Police Detachment, Sheboygan, Wisconsin.


Army Sgt. Timothy C. Kiser, 37, of Tehama, California

Kiser died April 28, 2005 in Riyhad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 340th Forward Support Battalion, 40th Infantry Division, Red Bluff, California.


Army Sgt. Rhys W. Klasno, 20, of Riverside, California

Klasno died May 13, 2007 in Haditha, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1114th Transportation Company, Bakersfield, California.


Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Brian Kleiboeker, 19, of Irvington, Illinois

Kleiboeker died May 13, 2003 near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the munitions bunker he was working in caught fire and exploded.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Allan Klein, 34, of Clinton Township, Michigan

Klein 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. Keith A. Kline, 24, of Oak Harbor, Ohio

Kline died July 5, 2007 when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to 96th Civil Affairs Battalion, 95th Civil Affairs Brigade, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. John K. Klinesmith Jr., 25, of Stockbridge, Georgia

Klinesmith died June 12, 2003 in Al Fallujah, Iraq, he was last seen wading in the lake on the palace compound in Al Fallujah on June 12. A search was launched and Klinesmith's body was discovered at the lake.

He was assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York.


Marine Pfc. Joshua P. Klinger, 21, of Easton, Pennsylvania

Klinger died June 14, 2005 as a result of an explosion from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Fallujah, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Tony L. Knier, 31, of Sabinsville, Pennsylvania

Knier died October 21, 2006 in Bayji, Iraq, from injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

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


Marine Cpl. Timothy A. Knight, 22, of Brooklyn, Ohio

Knight 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. Floyd G. Knighten, Jr., 55, of Olla, Louisiana

Knighten died August 9, 2003 in Iraq, as a result of a non-combat related cause while in a convoy from Camp Bilad heading to Camp Pennsylvania.

He was assigned to the 1087th Transportation Support Company, Army National Guard, Fort Polk, Louisiana.


Army Pfc. Garrett C. Knoll, 23, of Bad Axe, Michigan

Knoll died April 23, 2007 in As Sadah, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his location.

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


Army Spc. Allen J. Knop, 22, of Willowick, Ohio

Knop died in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 23, 2005 from non-combat related injuries.

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


Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric L. Knott, 21, of Grand Island, Nebraska

Knott died September 4, 2004 when the area in which he was working was struck by enemy fire.

He was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4, Port Hueneme, California.


Army Pvt. Joseph L. Knott, 21, of Yuma, Arizona

Knott died April 17, 2005 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and an improvised explosive device.

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


Army Spc. Joshua L. Knowles, 23, of Sheffield, Iowa

Knowles died February 5, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when he was hit by a mortar round at a Baghdad International Airport checkpoint.

He was assigned to the 1133rd Transportation Company, Army National Guard, Mason City, Iowa.


Army Sgt. Adam L. Knox, 21, of Columbus, Ohio

Knox died on September 17, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when his patrol encountered enemy forces using small arms fire during combat operations.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve 346th Psychological Operations Company, Columbus, Ohio.


Army Sgt. Rene Knox, Jr., 22, of New Orleans, Louisiana

Knox died February 13, 2005 in Balad, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in overturned.

He was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry, 3d Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Army Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, Minnesota

Koch died on June 16, 2006 in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to Company E, 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry Combined Arms Battalion, Hutchinson, Minnesota.


Army Spc. Matthew A. Koch, 23, of West Henrietta, New York

Koch died March 9, 2005 in Taji, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 70th Engineer Battalion, Fort Riley, Kansas.


Navy Chief Petty Officer Michael E. Koch, 29, of State College, Pennsylvania

Koch died February 4, 2008 of wounds suffered from small arms fire during combat operations in Iraq.

He was assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team.


Marine Cpl. Gary A. Koehler, 21, of Ypsilanti, Michigan

Koehler died November 1, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.


Army Staff Sgt. Lance J. Koenig, 33, of Fargo, North Dakota

Koenig died September 22, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 141st Engineer Battalion, Jamestown, North Dakota.


Army Sgt. Adam J. Kohlhaas, 26, of Perryville, Missouri

Kohlhaas died April 21, 2008 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.


Army Spc. Allen D. Kokesh, Jr., 21, of Yankton, South Dakota

Kokesh died at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, on February 7, 2006 of injuries sustained in Baghdad, Iraq, on December 4, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 147th Field Artillery, Yankton, South Dakota.


Army Cpl. Alexander J. Kolasa, 22, of White Lake, Michigan

Kolasa died in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 31, 2006 of non-combat related causes.

He was assigned to the 704th Main Support Battalion, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Obediah J. Kolath, 32, of Louisburg, Missouri

Kolath died on August 28, 2005, in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained on August 25, 2005, in Husaybah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position.

He was assigned to Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Marine Cpl. Zachary A. Kolda, 23, of Corpus Christi, Texas

Kolda died December 1, 2004 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

He was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserves' 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Houston, Texas.


Marine Cpl. Kevin T. Kolm, 23, of Hicksville, New York

Kolm died April 13, 2004 from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.

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


Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles V. Komppa, 35, of Belgrade, Montana

Komppa died October 25, 2006 from enemy action while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was serving with the 3rd Naval Construction Regiment, Multi-National Corps – Iraq, and was assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 18, Detachment 0618 in Billings, Montana.


Army Pfc. Martin W. Kondor, 20, of York, Pennsylvania

Kondor died April 29, 2004 in Baqubah, Iraq when an apparent improvised explosive device exploded near his vehicle.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. William C. Koprince, Jr., 24, of Lenoir City, Tennessee

Koprince died on December 27, 2006 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

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


Army Chief Warrant Patrick W. Kordsmeier, 49, of North Little Rock, Arkansas

Kordsmeier 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 Captain Edward J. Korn, 31, Savannah, Georgia

Korn died April 3, 2003 as he investigated a wrecked Iraqi T-72 tank destroyed by his unit in central Iraq.

He was assigned to 64th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia.


Marine Sgt. Bradley S. Korthaus, 28, of Davenport, Iowa

Korthaus drowned March 24, 2003 in the Saddam Canal in southern Iraq.

He was assigned to Engineering Company C, 6th Engineer Support Battalion, 4th Force Service Support Group, based in Peoria, Illinois.


Army Pfc. Cory C. Kosters, 19, of The Woodlands, Texas

Kosters died March 5, 2007 in Samarra, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit during combat operations.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Edward Austin Koth, 30, of Towson, Maryland

Koth died July 26, 2006 at Camp Victory, Iraq, after ordnance exploded during a disposal operation.

He was assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Eight, serving with Multinational Corps Iraq in Baghdad.


Army Spc. Jason B. Koutroubas, 21, of Dunnellon, Florida

Koutroubas died October 14, 2007 in Tal Afar, Iraq, from injuries suffered in a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan J. Kovacicek, 22, of Washington, Pennsylvania

Kovacicek died July 10, 2005 from enemy indirect fire while conducting combat operations in Hit, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserve’s 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Moundsville, West Virginia. During Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to Regimental Combat Team-2, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


Army Spc. Stephen M. Kowalczyk, 32, of San Diego, California

Kowalczyk died March 14, 2007 in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, when his unit came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.

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


Marine Lance Cpl. Jakub Henryk Kowalik, 21, of Schaumburg, Illinois

Kowalik died May 12, 2003 in Iraq, when unexploded ordnance he was handling detonated.

He was assigned to 1st Maintenance Battalion, 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, 39, of Wilmington, North Carolina

Kramer died from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle June 29, 2009 in Baghdad, Iraq.

He was assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, Wilmington, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Elmer C. Krause, 40, of Greensboro, North Carolina

Krause was listed as Duty Status Whereabouts Unknown since April 9, 2004 when his convoy came under attack by individuals using rocket-propelled grenades and small arms fire in Iraq. On April 23, 2004 his remains were recovered.

He was assigned to the Army Reserve's 724th Transportation Company, Bartonville, Illinois.


Army Pfc. Travis C. Krege, 24, of Cheektowaga, New York

Krege died December 6, 2006 in Hawijah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle while on patrol.

He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.


Army Pvt. Dustin L. Kreider, 19, of Riverton, Kansas

Kreider died March 21, 2004, near Samarra, Iraq during a unit weapon test-firing incident.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, based in Schweinfurt, Germany.


Marine Lance Cpl. Jared J. Kremm, 24, of Hauppage, New York

Kremm died October 27, 2005 from an indirect fire explosion in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.

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


Marine Cpl. David Kenneth J. Kreuter, 26, of Cincinnati, Ohio

Kreuter died August 3, 2005 when his amphibious Assault Vehicle was attacked by an improvised explosive device while conducting 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 1st Lt. Nathan M. Krissoff, 25, of Reno, Nevada

Krissoff died December 9, 2006 from wounds suffered while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Headquarters and Service Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.


Army Sgt. Tyler J. Kritz, 21, of Eagle River, Wisconsin

Kritz died June 3, 2007 in Thania, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

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


Army Pfc. Bradley G. Kritzer, 18, of Irvona, Pennsylvania

Kritzer died May 5, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq, when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Spc. Kurt E. Krout, 43, of Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania

Krout died on August 6, 2005, near Balad, Iraq, while conducting convoy operations and an improvised explosive device detonated his HMMWV.

He was assigned to the Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s Company A, 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Army Lt. Col. Eric J. Kruger, 40, of Garland, Texas

Kruger died November 2, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when an IED detonated near his vehicle.

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


Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize, 35, of Hancock, Minnesota

Kruize died April 4, 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq of wounds suffered in a non-combat related incident.

He was assigned to the 367th Engineer Battalion, St. Cloud, Minnesota.


Army Sgt. Christopher Ryan Kruse, 23, of Emporia, Kansas

Kruse died November 13, 2007 in Mukhisa, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated during dismounted combat operations.

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


Marine Capt. Kevin M. Kryst, 27, of West Bend, Wisconsin

Kryst died December 18, 2006 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.

He was assigned to Marine Light-Attack Helicopter Squadron 267, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Camp Pendleton, California.


Army Spc. Jared W. Kubasak, 25, of Rocky Mount, Virginia

Kubasak died in Baghdad, Iraq on December 12, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during patrol operations.

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


Army Pfc. Christopher D. Kube, 18, of Sterling Heights, Michigan

Kube died July 14, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from an improvised explosive device.

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


Army Pfc. Brian J. Kubik, 20, of Harker Heights, Texas

Kubik died on August 5, 2006 in Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered on August 2, 2006 when his unit encountered enemy small arms fire in Baghdad, Iraq.

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


Army Staff Sgt. David C. Kuehl, 27, of Wahpeton, North Dakota

Kuehl died May 22, 2007 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington.


Air Force Staff Sgt. Matthew J. Kuglics, 25, of North Canton, Ohio

Kuglics died June 5, 2007 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned as a Special Agent to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.


Air Force Civilian Daniel J. Kuhlmeier, 30, of Omaha, Nebraska

Kuhlmeier died February 20, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq when the convoy he was traveling in was struck by an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to Detachment 204, 2nd Field Investigations Region, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.


Army Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns, Jr., 24, of Austintown, Ohio

Kuhns died on June 13, 2005 in Ramadi, Iraq, when his military vehicle came under a grenade attack while conducting combat operations.

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


Army Spc. John Kulick, 35, of Harleysville, Pennsylvania

Kulick died on August 9, 2005, in Bayji, Iraq, while investigating a rocket-propelled grenade incident a mine exploded and enemy forces attacked using small arms fire.

He was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment (Mechanized), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


Army Spc. Christopher M. Kurth, 23, of Alamogordo, New Mexico

Kurth died June 4, 2009 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade.

He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.


Army Capt. John F. Kurth, 31, of Cleveland, Wisconsin

Kurth died March 13, 2004 in Tikrit, Iraq, when his patrol encountered an improvised explosive device.

He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, based in Schweinfurt, Germany.


Army Sgt. Russell A. Kurtz, 22, of Bethel Park, Pennsylvania

Kurtz died in Fallajah, Iraq, February 11, 2007 of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

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


Army Spc. Joshua J. Kynoch, 23, of Santa Rosa, California

Kynoch died in Bayji, Iraq, on October 1, 2005 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle during convoy operations.

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


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