US Military Death Count in 2009 Iraq and Afghanistan

 God Bless These Brave Soldiers’ Souls. Look at how many died for our freedoms!

  • Lance Cpl. Chadwick A. Gilliam, 29, of Mayking, Ky., died Jan. 3 at a U.S. military base in Kuwait
  • Staff Sgt. Anthony D. Davis, 29, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Jan. 6 in Northern Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Justin L. Bauer, 24, of Loveland, Colo., died Jan. 10 in Baghdad
  • Sgt. Marquis R. Porter, 28, of Brighton, Mass., died Jan. 11 in Anbar province, Iraq.
  • Pvt. Sean P. McCune, 20, of Euless, Texas, died Jan. 11 in Samarra, Iraq
  • Pfc. Ricky L. Turner, 20, of Athens, Ala., died Jan. 16 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Senior Airman Omar J. McKnight, 22, of Marrero, La., died Jan 17 in Balad, Iraq.
  • Staff Sgt. Roberto Andrade Jr., 26, of Chicago, Ill., died Jan. 18 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Pfc. Matthew M. Pollini, 21, of Rockland Mass., died Jan. 22 at Forward Operating Base Delta, near al-Kut, Iraq
  • Pvt. Grant A. Cotting, 19, of Corona, Calif., died Jan. 24 in Kut, Iraq, died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Sgt. Kyle J. Harrington, 24, of Swansea, Mass., died Jan. 24 in Basra, Iraq died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Philip E. Windorski, Jr., 35, of Bovey, Minn., died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Matthew G. Kelley, 30, of Cameron, Mo., died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Joshua M. Tillery, 31, of Beaverton, Ore. died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Chief Warrant Officer Benjamin H. Todd, 29, of Colville, Wash. died from wounds Jan. 26 in Kirkuk, Iraq.
  • Spc. Darrell L. Fernandez, 25, of Truth or Consequences, N.M., died Jan. 31 in Kirkuk, Iraq,
  • Petty Officer 1st Class Theophilus K. Ansong, 34, of Bristow, Va., was lost at sea Feb 4. Ansong in the Gulf of Aden.
  • Spc. Christopher P. Sweet, 28, of Kahului, Hawaii, died Feb. 6 in Kirkush, Iraq
  • Sgt. James M. Dorsey, 23, of Beardstown, Ill., died Feb. 8 in Kamaliyah, Iraq
  • Lt. Col. Garnet R. Derby, 44, of Missoula, Mont. died Feb. 9 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Sgt. Joshua A. Ward, 30, of Scottsville, Ky., died Feb. 9 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Pfc. Albert R. Jex, 23, of Phoenix, Ariz., died Feb. 9 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Pfc. Jonathan R. Roberge, 22, of Leominster, Mass. died Feb. 9 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Cpl. Stephen S. Thompson, 23, of Tulsa, Okla., died Feb. 14 in Baghdad
  • Staff Sgt. Sean D. Diamond, 41, of Dublin, Calif., died Feb. 15 in As Salam, Iraq,
  • PFC Cwislyn K. Walter, 19, of Honolulu died Feb. 19 in Kuwait City, Kuwait,
  • Staff Sgt. Mark C. Baum, 32, of Telford, Pa., died Feb. 21 in Baghdad, Iraq,
  • Cpl. Michael L. Mayne, 21, of Burlington Flats, N.Y., died Feb. 23 in Balad, Iraq
  • Cpl. Micheal B. Alleman, 31, of Logan, Utah, died Feb. 23 in Balad, Iraq
  • Cpl. Zachary R. Nordmeyer, 21, of Indianapolis, Ind. died Feb. 23 in Balad, Iraq
  • 1st Lt. William E. Emmert, 36, of Lincoln, Tenn., died Feb. 24 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Spc. Brian M. Connelly, 26, of Union Beach, N.J., died Feb. 26 in Adhamiya, Iraq
  • Cpl. Donte J. Whitworth, 21, of Noblesville, Ind., died Feb. 28 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Sgt. Jeffrey A. Reed, 23, of Chesterfield, Va., died March 2 in Balad, Iraq
  • Pfc. Jessica Y. Sarandrea, 22, of Miami, Fla., died March 3 in Mosul, Iraq
  • 1st Lt. Daniel B. Hyde, 24, of Modesto, Calif., died March 7 in Samarra, Iraq
  • Lance Cpl. Patrick A. Malone, 21, of Ocala, Fla., died March 10 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Spc. Gary L. Moore, 25, of Del City, Okla., died March 16 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Sgt. Jose R. Escobedo Jr., 32, of Albuquerque, N.M., died March 20 in Baghdad
  • Staff Sgt. Raphael A. Futrell, 26, of Anderson, S.C., died March 25 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Lance Cpl. Nelson M. Lantigua, 20, of Miami, Fla., died March 31 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Sgt. Devin C. Poche, 25, of Jacksonville, N.C., died Mar. 31 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, near Tikrit, Iraq
  • Sgt. Daniel J. Beard, 24, of Buffalo, N.Y., died April 3 in Al Diwaniyah, Iraq
  • Lance Cpl. Stephen F. Dearmon, 21, of Crossville, Tenn., died April 3 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Spc. Israel Candelaria Mejias, 28, of San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, died April 5 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Gary L. Woods Jr., 24, of Lebanon Junction, Ky., died April 10th in Mosul, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Bryan E. Hall, 32, of Elk Grove, Calif., died April 10th in Mosul, Iraq
  • Sgt. Edward W. Forrest Jr., 25, of St. Louis, Mo., died April 10th in Mosul, Iraq
  • Cpl. Jason G. Pautsch, 20, of Davenport, Iowa, died April 10th in Mosul, Iraq
  • PV2 Bryce E. Gautier, 22, of Cypress, Calif. died April 10th in Mosul, Iraq
  • Sgt. Christopher D. Loza, 24, of Abilene, Texas, died Apr. 10, 2009, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., of a non-combat related illness after becoming ill 17 March in Radwaniyah, Iraq
  • Spc. Michael J. Anaya, 23, of Crestview, Fla., died April 12 in Bayji, Iraq
  • Sgt. Raul Moncada, 29, of Madera, Calif., died April 13 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • Lance Cpl. Ray A. Spencer II, 20, of Ridgecrest, Calif., died April 16 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Cpl. William C. Comstock, 21, of Van Buren, Ark., died April 22 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Cpl. Brad A. Davis, 21, of Garfield Heights, Ohio, died April 22 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • CSM Benjamin Moore, Jr., 43, of Waycross, Ga., died Apr 24 at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Leroy O. Webster, 28, of Sioux Falls, S.D., died April 25 near Kirkuk, Iraq
  • Petty Officer 2nd Class Tyler J. Trahan, 22, of East Freetown, Mass., died April 30 in Fallujah, Iraq.
  • Sgt. James R. McIlvaine, 26, of Olney, Md. died April 30 in Fallujah, Iraq.
  • Staff Sgt. Mark A. Wojciechowski, 25, of Cincinnati, Ohio. died April 30 in Fallujah, Iraq.
  • Spc. Jeremiah P. McCleery, 24, of Portola, Calif.; died in Mosul, Iraq on May 2
  • Spc. Jake R. Velloza, 22, of Inverness, Calif. died in Mosul, Iraq on May 2
  • Spc. Shawn D. Sykes, 28, of Portsmouth, Va., died May 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany  May 5 at Combat Outpost Crazy Horse, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Randy S. Agno, 29, of Pearl City, Hawaii, died May 8 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, Apr. 27 at Forward Operating Base Olsen in Samarra, Iraq
  • Pvt. Justin P. Hartford, 21, of Elmira, N.Y., died May 8 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq
  • Spc. Omar M. Albrak, 21, of Chicago, Ill., died May 9, in Baghdad
  • Maj. Steven Hutchison, 60, of Scottsdale, Ariz., died May 10, in Al Farr, Iraq
  • Maj. Matthew P. Houseal, 54, of Amarillo, Texas. served in the Navy died May 11 at Camp Liberty, Iraq
  • Spc. Jacob D. Barton, 20, of Lenox, Mo. served in the Navy died May 11 at Camp Liberty, Iraq
  • Pfc. Michael E. Yates Jr., 19, of Federalsburg, Md. served in the Navy died May 11 at Camp Liberty, Iraq
  • Commander Charles K. Springle, 52, of Wilmington, N.C., served in the Navy died May 11 at Camp Liberty, Iraq.
  • Cpl. Ryan C. McGhee, 21, of Fredericksburg, Va., died May 13 in Central Iraq
  • Spc. David A. Schaefer Jr., 27, of Belleville, Ill., died May 16 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Sgt. Paul F. Brooks, 34, of Joplin, Mo. died May 21 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • Major Jason E. George, 38, of Tehachapi, Calif. died May 21 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • Sgt. 1st Class Brian Naseman, 36, of New Bremen, Ohio, died May 22 in Taji, Iraq
  • Maged M. Hussein, 43, of Cairo, Egypt, died May 25 in Al Taqaddum, Iraq
  • Cmdr. Duane G. Wolfe, 54, of Port Hueneme, Calif., died May 25 on his convoy southeast of Fallujah
  • Spc. Chad A. Edmundson, 20, of Williamsburg, Pa., died May 27 in Baghdad
  • Pvt. Bradley W. Iorio, 19, of Galloway, N.J., died May 29 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident May 27 in Tallil, Iraq
  • Pvt. Thomas E. Lee, III, 20, of Dalton, Ga., died May 29 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Pfc. Samuel D. Stone, 20, of Port Orchard, Wash., died May 30 in Tallil, Iraq
  • Spc. Marko M. Samson, 30, of Columbus, Ohio, died May 31 in Tikrit, Iraq
  • Sgt. Justin J. Duffy, 31, of Cozad, Neb., died June 2 in Baghdad, Iraq,
  • Spc. Charles D. Parrish, 23, of Jasper, Ala., died June 4 in Balad, Iraq, in Jalula, Iraq
  • Spc. Christopher M. Kurth, 23, of Alamogordo, N.M., died June 4 in Kirkuk, Iraq
  • Lance Cpl. Robert D. Ulmer, 22, of Landisville, Pa., died June 5 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Edmond L. Lo, 23, of Salem, N.H., died June 13 in Samarra City, Iraq
  • Sgt. Joshua W. Soto, 25, of San Angelo, Texas, died June 16 in Iraq
  • Capt. Kafele H. Sims, 32, of Los Angeles, died June 16 in Mosul, Iraq
  • Spc. Chancellor A. Keesling, 25, of Indianapolis, Ind., died June 19 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Spc. Casey L. Hills, 23, of Salem, Illinois, died June 24 in Iraq
  • Spc. Joshua L. Hazlewood, 22, of Manvel, Texas, died June 25 in Arifjan, Kuwait
  • Sgt. Timothy A. David, 28, of Gladwin, Mich., died June 28 in Baghdad, Iraq,
  • Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, 39, of Wilmington, N.C. died June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr., 36, of Jacksonville, N.C. died June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh, 30, of Newport, N.C. died June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Spc. Robert L. Bittiker, 39, of Jacksonville, N.C. died June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq.
  • Pvt. Lucas M. Bregg, 19, of Wright City, Mo., died July 8 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Chief Warrant Officer Rodney A. Jarvis, 34, of Akron, Ohio, died July 13 in Baghdad
  • Spc. Daniel P. Drevnick, 22, of Woodbury, Minn.; died on July 16 in Basra
  • Spc. James D. Wertish, 20, of Olivia, Minn.; died on July 16 in Basra
  • Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV, 27, of Cottage Grove, Minn. died on July 16 in Basra
  • Lance Cpl. Brandon T. Lara, 20, of New Braunfels, Texas, died July 19 in Anbar province, Iraq.
  • Spc. Herberth A. Berrios-Campos, 21, of Bealeton, Va., died July 24 in Salman Pak, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Johnny R. Polk, 39, of Gulfport, Miss., died July 25 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade on July 23 in Kirkuk, Iraq
  • Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm, 19, of Plymouth, Ohio, died August 4 in Maysan province, Iraq,
  • Spc. Richard A. Walters Jr., 41, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Aug. 10 in Ali Al Salem, Kuwait
  • Pfc. William Z. VanOsdol, 23, of Pinson, Ala., died Aug. 19 at Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq
  • 2nd Lt. Joseph D. Fortin, 22, of St. Johnsbury, Vt., died Aug. 23 in Muhallah, Iraq
  • Sgt. Earl D. Werner, 38, of Mondovi, Wis.; died Aug. 28 in Rashid, Iraq,
  • Pvt. Taylor D. Marks, 19, of Monmouth, Ore. died Aug. 28 in Rashid, Iraq,
  • Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge, 25, of Burnsville, Minn.; died Sept. 3 in Baqubah, Iraq
  • Spc. Jordan M. Shay, 22, of Salisbury, Mass. died Sept. 3 in Baqubah, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Shannon M. Smith, 31, of Marion, Ohio. died Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
  • Pfc. Thomas F. Lyons, 20, of Fernley, Nev. died Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
  • Pfc. Zachary T. Myers, 21, of Delaware, Ohio died Sept. 8 in Baji, Iraq
  • 1st Lt. Joseph D. Helton, 24, of Monroe Ga., died Sept. 8 near Baghdad, Iraq
  • Sgt. 1st Class Duane A. Thornsbury, 30, of Bridgeport, W. Va., died Sept.12 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Spc. Michael S. Cote Jr., 20, of Denham Springs, La., died Sept. 19 in Balad, Iraq
  • Spc. Ross E. Vogel, III, 27, of Red Lion, Pa., died Sept. 29 in Kut, Iraq
  • Spc. Paul E. Andersen, 49, of Dowagiac, Mich., died Oct. 1 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Maj. Tad T. Hervas, 48, of Coon Rapids, Minn., died Oct. 6 at Contingency Operating Base Basra, Iraq
  • Pfc. Daniel J. Rivera, 22, of Rochester, N.Y., died Oct. 18 in Mosul, Iraq,
  • Staff Sgt. Bradley Espinoza, 26, of Mission, Texas, died Oct. 19 in Qwest, Iraq
  • Maj. David L. Audo, 35, of Saint Joseph, Ill., died Oct. 27 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Spc. Joseph L. Gallegos, 39, of Questa, N.M., died Oct. 28 in Tallil, Iraq
  • Spc. Adrian L. Avila, 19, of Opelika, Ala., died Oct. 29 at Khabari Crossing, Kuwait
  • Pfc. Lukas C. Hopper, 20, of Merced, Calif., died Oct. 30, southeast of Karadah, Iraq,
  • Spc. Christopher M. Cooper, 28, of Oceanside, Calif., died Oct. 30 in Babil province, Iraq
  • Spc. Jonathon M. Sylvestre, 21, of Colorado Springs, Colo., died Nov. 2 in Kut, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Amy C. Tirador, 29, of Albany, N.Y., died Nov. 4 in Kirkush, Iraq
  • Spc. Tony Carrasco Jr., 25, of Berino, N.M., died Nov. 4 in Ad Dawr, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Stephen L. Murphy, 36, of Jaffery, N.H., died Nov. 9 in Anbar province, Iraq
  • Chief Warrant Officer Mathew C. Heffelfinger, 29, of Kimberly, Idaho; died Nov. 8 in Tikrit, Iraq
  • Chief Warrant Officer Earl R. Scott III, 24, of Jacksonville, Fla. died Nov. 8 in Tikrit, Iraq
  • Staff Sgt. Ryan L. Zorn, 35, of Upton, Wyo., died Nov.16 in Tal Afar, Iraq
  • Petty Officer 2nd Class Brian M. Patton, 37, of Freeport, Ill., died Nov. 19 in Kuwait
  • Sgt. Briand T. Williams, 25, of Sparks, Ga., died Nov. 22, in Numaniyah, Iraq
  • Pfc. Michael A. Rogers, 23, of White Sulphur Springs, Mont., died Nov. 27, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, east of Baghdad, Iraq
  • Pfc. Derrick D. Gwaltney, 21, of Cape Coral, Fla., died Nov. 29 south of Basra, Iraq
  • Sgt. Ralph Anthony Webb Frietas, 23, of Detroit, Mich., died Dec 8. in Baghdad.
  • Pvt. Jhanner A. Tello, 29, of Los Angeles, Calif., died Dec. 10 in Baghdad, Iraq
  • Pfc. Jaiciae L. Pauley, 29, of Austell, Ga., died Dec. 11 in Kirkuk, Iraq,
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