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The following list includes those service members from the Pikes Peak region who have been killed in the Iraq war. Names have been sourced from the Denver Post; the rest of the information came from icasualties.org.

Donald R. Walters, 33

Colorado Springs

March 23, 2003 (Army)

Thomas F. Broomhead, 34

Caon City

May 27, 2003 (Army)

Daniel A. Bader, 28

Colorado Springs

Nov. 2, 2003 (Army)

Michael E. Yashinski, 24

Monument

Dec. 24, 2003 (Army)

Ryan E. Reed, 20

Colorado Springs

April 29, 2004 (Army)

Dana N. Wilson, 26

Fountain

July 11, 2004 (Army)

Douglas E. Bascom, 25

Colorado Springs

Oct. 20, 2004 (Marines)

Ian P. Weikel, 31

Colorado Springs

April 18, 2006 (Army)

Gavin B. Reinke, 32

Pueblo

May 4, 2006 (Army)

Kyle W. Powell, 21

Colorado Springs

Nov. 4, 2006 (Marines)

David R. Staats, 30

Pueblo

Dec. 16, 2006 (Army)

Seth M. Stanton, 19

Colorado Springs

Dec. 17, 2006 (Army)

Brian D. Allgood, 46

Colorado Springs

Jan. 20, 2007 (Army)

Blake Harris, 22

Pueblo

March 5, 2007 (Army)

Jeffrey A. Avery, 19

Colorado Springs

April 23, 2007 (Army)

Dane R. Balcon, 19

Colorado Springs

Sept. 5, 2007 (Army)

Andrew Olmsted, 37

Colorado Springs

Jan. 3, 2008 (Army)

Fort Carson fatalities
Jesse A. Givens, 34

Springfield, Mo.

May 1, 2003

Richard P. Carl, 26

King Hill, Idaho

May 9, 2003

Hans N. Gukeisen, 31

Lead, S.D.

May 9, 2003

Brian K. Van Dusen, 39

Columbus, Ohio

May 9, 2003

Matthew E. Schram, 36

Sister Bay, Wis.

May 26, 2003

Keman L. Mitchell, 24

Hilliard, Fla.

May 26, 2003

Tomas F. Broomhead, 34

Caon City

May 27, 2003

Michael B. Quinn, 37

Tampa, Fla.

May 27, 2003

Michael E. Dooley, 23

Pulaski, Va.

June 8, 2003

Andrew R. Pokorny, 30

Naperville, Ill.

June 13, 2003

William T. Latham, 29

Kingman, Ariz.

June 18, 2003

Melissa Valles, 26

Eagle Pass, Texas

July 9, 2003

Joshua T. Byers, 29

Sparks, Nev.

July 23, 2003

Taft V. Williams, 29

New Orleans, La.

Aug. 12, 2003

Vorn J. Mack, 19

Orangeburg, S.C.

Aug. 23, 2003

Stephen M. Scott, 21

Lawton, Okla.

Aug. 23, 2003

Ronald D. Allen Jr., 22

Mitchell, Ind.

Aug. 25, 2003

Brian R. Faunce, 28

Philadelphia, Penn.

Sept. 18, 2003

Frederick L. Miller Jr., 27

Hagerstown, Ind.

Sept. 20, 2003

Tamarra J. Ramos, 24

Quakertown, Penn.

Oct. 1, 2003

Benjamin L. Freeman, 19

Valdosta, Ga.

Oct. 13, 2003

Jose L. Mora, 26

Bell Gardens, Calif.

Oct. 24, 2003

Ernest G. Bucklew, 33

Enon Valley, Penn.

Nov. 2, 2003

Darius T. Jennings, 22

Cordova, S.C.

Nov. 2, 2003

Daniel A. Bader, 28

York, Neb.

Nov. 2, 2003

Brian H. Penisten, 28

Fort Wayne, Ind.

Nov. 2, 2003

James R. Wolf, 21

Scottsbluff, Neb.

Nov. 6, 2003

Dale A. Panchot, 26

Northome, Minn.

Nov. 17, 2003

Gary B. Coleman, 24

Pikeville, Ky.

Nov. 21, 2003

David J. Goldberg, 20

Layton, Utah

Nov. 26, 2003

Stephen A. Bertolino, 40

Orange, Calif.

Nov. 29, 2003

Rian C. Ferguson, 22

Taylors, S.C.

Dec. 14, 2003

Nathan W. Nakis, 19

Corvallis, Ore.

Dec. 16, 2003

Justin W. Pollard, 21

Foothill Ranch, Calif.

Dec. 30, 2003

Eric T. Paliwoda, 28

Hartford, Conn.

Jan. 2, 2004

Michael A. Diraimondo, 22

Simi Valley, Calif.

Jan. 8, 2004

Christopher A. Golby, 26

Johnstown, Penn.

Jan. 8, 2004

Ian D. Manuel, 23

Jacksonville, Fla.

Jan. 8, 2004

Philip A. Johnson, 31

Mobile, Ala.

Jan. 8, 2004

Kelly L. Hornbeck, 36

Fort Worth, Texas

Jan. 18, 2004

Armando Soriano, 20

Houston, Texas

Feb. 1, 2004

Stephen M. Wells, 29

Egremont, Mass.

Feb. 25, 2004

Matthew C. Laskowski, 32

Phoenix, Ariz.

Feb. 25, 2004

Michael R. Adams, 24

Seattle, Wash.

March 16, 2004

Richard L. Ferguson, 45

Conway, N.H.

March 30, 2004

Omead H. Razani, 19

Los Angeles, Calif.

Aug. 27, 2004

Gary A. Vaillant, 41

Trujillo, Puerto Rico

Sept. 5, 2004

Jason L. Sparks, 19

Monroeville, Ohio

Sept. 8, 2004

Tyler H. Brown, 26

Atlanta, Ga.

Sept. 14, 2004

Robert O. Unruh, 25

Tuscon, Ariz.

Sept. 25, 2004

Eric L. Allton, 34

Houston, Texas

Sept. 26, 2004

Joshua P. Titcomb, 20

Somerset, Ky.

Sept. 29, 2004

Jeungjin Na Kim, 23

Honolulu, Hawaii

Oct. 6, 2004

James E. Prevete, 22

Whitestone, N.Y.

Oct. 10, 2004

Aaron J. Rusin, 19

Johnstown, Penn.

Oct. 11, 2004

Christopher Merville, 26

Albuquerque, N.M.

Oct. 12, 2004

Omer T. Hawkins II, 31

Cherry Fork, Ohio

Oct. 14, 2004

Mark A. Barbret, 22

Shelby Township, Mich.

Oct. 14, 2004

Bradley S. Beard, 22

Chapel Hill, N.C.

Oct. 14, 2004

Stephen P. Downing II, 30

Burkesville, Ky.

Oct. 28, 2004

Maurice K. Fortune, 25

Forestville, Md.

Oct. 29, 2004

John B. Trotter, 25

Marble Falls, Texas

Nov. 9, 2004

Dennis J. Miller Jr., 21

La Salle, Mich.

Nov. 10, 2004

Sean P. Huey, 28

Fredericktown, Penn.

Nov. 11, 2004

Marshall H. Caddy, 27

Nags Head, N.C.

Nov. 16, 2004

Luke C. Wullenwaber, 24

Lewiston, Idaho

Nov. 16, 2004

Sergio R. Diaz Varela, 21

Lomita, Calif.

Nov. 24, 2004

Brian K. Grant, 31

Dallas, Texas

Nov. 26, 2004

Harrison J. Meyer, 20

Worthington, Ohio

Nov. 26, 2004

Michael B. Shackelford, 25

Grand Junction

Nov. 28, 2004

Stephen C. Benish, 20

Clark, N.J.

Nov. 28, 2004

Carl W. Lee, 23

Oklahoma City, Okla.

Nov. 28, 2004

Edwin W. Roodhouse, 36

San Jose, Calif.

Dec. 5, 2004

Marvin L. Trost III, 28

Goshen, Ind.

Dec. 5, 2004

Kyle A. Eggers, 27

Euless, Texas

Dec. 5, 2004

Andrew M. Ward, 25

Kirkland, Wash.

Dec. 5, 2004

Todd C. Gibbs, 37

Angelina, Texas

Dec. 7, 2004

Arthur C. Williams IV, 31

Edgewater, Fla.

Dec. 8, 2004

Bennie J. Washington, 25

Atlanta, Ga.

Jan. 4, 2005

Daniel F. Guastaferro, 27

Las Vegas, Nev.

Jan. 7, 2005

Michael Smith, 24

Media, Penn.

Jan. 11, 2005

Jesus Fonseca, 19

Marietta, Ga.

Jan. 17, 2005

Thomas E. Vitagliano, 33

New Haven, Conn.

Jan. 17, 2005

George R. Geer, 27

Cortez

Jan. 17, 2005

James H. Miller IV, 22

Cincinnati, Ohio

Jan. 30, 2005

Michael A. Arciola, 20

Elmsford, N.Y.

Feb. 15, 2005

Jason R. Hendrix, 28

Claremore, Okla.

Feb. 16, 2005

Alexander B. Crackel, 31

Wilstead Bedford, U.K.

Feb. 24, 2005

Chassan S. Henry, 20

West Palm Beach, Fla.

Feb. 25, 2005

Julio E. Negron, 28

Pompano Beach, Fla.

Feb. 28, 2005

Lizbeth Robles, 31

Vega Baja, Puerto Rico

March 1, 2005

Sean Grimes, 31

Southfield, Mich.

March 4, 2005

Donald W. Eacho, 38

Black Creek, Wis.

March 4, 2005

Wade M. Twyman, 27

Vista, Calif.

March 4, 2005

Steven M. McGowan, 26

Newark, Del.

March 4, 2005

Michael W. Franklin, 22

Coudersport, Penn.

March 7, 2005

Andrew L. Bossert, 24

Fountain City, Wis.

March 7, 2005

Nicholas E. Wilson, 21

Glendale, Ariz.

March 11, 2005

Francisco G. Martinez, 20

Fort Worth, Texas

March 20, 2005

Samuel S. Lee, 19

Anaheim, Calif.

March 28, 2005

Randy L. Stevens, 21

Swartz Creek, Mich.

April 16, 2005

Angelo L. Lozada Jr., 36

Brooklyn, N.Y.

April 16, 2005

Tromaine K. Toy Sr., 24

Eastville, Va.

April 16, 2005

Joseph L. Knott, 21

Yuma, Ariz.

April 17, 2005

Ricky W. Rockholt Jr., 28

Winston, Ore.

April 28, 2005

Robert W. Murray Jr., 21

Westley, Ind.

April 28, 2005

Juan de Dios

Garcia-Arana, 27

Los Angeles, Calif.

April 30, 2005

Stephen P. Saxton, 24

Temecula, Calif.

May 3, 2005

Thor H. Ingraham, 24

Murrysville, Penn.

May 8, 2005

Nicolas E. Messmer, 20

Franklin, Ohio

May 8, 2005

Jacob M. Simpson, 24

Ashland, Ore.

May 16, 2005

Antwan L. Walker, 22

Tampa, Fla.

May 18, 2005

Charles T. Wilkerson, 30

Kansas City, Mo.

May 22, 2005

Joshua T. Brazee, 25

Sand Creek, Mich.

May 23, 2005

Phillip C. Edmundson, 22

Wilson, N.C.

June 1, 2005

Louis E. Niedermeier, 20

Largo, Fla.

June 1, 2005

Justin L. Vasquez, 26

Manzanola

June 5, 2005

Brian S. Ulbrich, 23

Chapmanville, W.V.

June 5, 2005

Eric J. Poelman, 21

Racine, Wis.

June 5, 2005

Neil A. Prince, 35

Baltimore, Md.

Jun 11, 2005

Anthony D. Kinslow, 21

Westerville, Ohio

June 13, 2005

Larry R. Kuhns Jr., 24

Austintown, Ohio

June 13, 2005

Nicholas R. Idalski, 23

Crown Point, Ind.

June 21, 2005

Brian A. Vaughn, 23

Pell City, Ala.

June 21, 2005

Christopher L. Hoskins, 21

Danielson, Conn.

June 21, 2005

Christopher W. Phelps, 39

Louisville, Ky.

June 23, 2005

Jeremy A. Brown, 26

Mabscot, W.V.

July 3, 2005

Scottie L. Bright, 36

Montgomery, Ala.

July 5, 2005

Lyle J. Cambridge, 23

Shiprock, N.M.

July 5, 2005

Hoby F. Bradfield Jr., 22

Woodlands, Texas

July 9, 2005

Eric P. Woods, 26

Omaha, Neb.

July 9, 2005

Timothy J. Sutton, 22

Springfield, Mo.

July 11, 2005

Ronnie D. Williams, 26

Erlanger, Ky.

July 17, 2005

Jason W. Montefering, 27

Parkson, S.D.

July 24, 2005

Milton M. Monzon Jr., 21

Los Angeles, Calif.

July 24, 2005

Ernest W. Dallas Jr., 21

Denton, Texas

July 24, 2005

Ramon A. Vallatoro, Jr., 19

Bakersfield, Calif.

July 24, 2005

Robert A. Swaney, 21

West Jefferson, Ohio

July 30, 2005

Brian L. Morris, 38

Centreville, Mich.

Aug. 21, 2005

Elden D. Arcand, 22

White Bear Lake, Minn.

Aug. 21, 2005

Joseph L. Martinez, 21

Las Vegas, Nev.

Aug. 27, 2005

Dennis P. Hay, 32

Valdosta, Ga.

Aug. 29, 2005

Charles R. Rubado, 23

Clearwater, Fla.

Aug. 29, 2005

Jeffery A. Williams, 20

Warrenville, Ill.

Sept. 5, 2005

Justin S. Smith, 28

Lansing, Mich.

Nov. 7, 2005

Brian L. Freeman, 27

Lucedale, Miss.

Nov. 7, 2005

Robert C. Pope II, 22

East Islip, N.Y.

Nov. 7, 2005

Mario A. Reyes, 19

Las Cruces, N.M.

Nov. 7, 2005

Tyrone L. Chisholm, 27

Savannah, Ga.

Nov. 11, 2005

Denis J. Gallardo, 22

St. Petersburg, Fla.

Nov. 22, 2005

Eric P. Pearrow, 40

Peoria, Ill.

Nov. 24, 2005

Jared W. Kubasak, 25

Rocky Mount, Va.

Dec. 12, 2005

Timothy R. Boyce, 29

North Salt Lake, Utah

Dec. 15, 2005

Douglas A. La Bouff, 36

La Puente, Calif.

Jan. 7, 2006

Michael R. Martinez, 43

Missouri

Jan. 7, 2006

Joseph D. deMoors, 36

Jefferson, Ala.

Jan. 7, 2006

Dustin L. Kendall, 21

Conway, Ark.

Jan. 15, 2006

Walter B. Howard II, 35

Rochester, Mich.

Feb. 2, 2006

Thomas J. Wilwerth, 21

Mastic, N.Y.

Feb. 22, 2006

Curtis T. Howard II, 32

Ann Arbor, Mich.

Feb. 22, 2006

Gordon F. Misner II, 23

Sparks, Nev.

Feb. 22, 2006

Dimitri Muscat, 21

Aurora

Feb. 24, 2006

Grant A. Dampier, 25

Merrill, Wis.

May 15, 2006

Marion Flint Jr., 29

Baltimore, Md.

May 15, 2006

Brock L. Bucklin, 28

Grand Rapids, Mich.

May 31, 2006

Luis D. Santos, 20

Rialto, Calif.

June 8, 2006

Virrueta A. Sanchez, 33

Houston, Texas

June 24, 2006

James P. Muldoon, 23

Bells, Texas

June 29, 2006

Nicholas A. Madaras, 19

Wilton, Conn.

Sept. 3, 2006

James R. Worster, 24

Broadview Heights, Ohio

Sept. 18, 2006

Ryan E. Haupt, 24

Phoenix, Ariz.

Oct. 17, 2006

Nathan J. Frigo, 23

Kokomo, Ind.

Oct. 17, 2006

Norman R. Taylor III, 21

Blythe, Calif.

Oct. 17, 2006

Eric J. Kruger, 40

Garland, Texas

Nov. 2, 2006

Albert M. Nelson, 31

Philadelphia, Penn.

Dec. 4, 2006

Roger A.

Suarez-Gonzales, 21

Miami, Fla.

Dec. 5, 2006

Yevegeniy Ryndych, 24

Brooklyn, N.Y.

Dec. 6, 2006

Elias Elias, 27

Azusa, Calif.

Dec. 23, 2006

Jae S. Moon, 21

Levittown, Penn.

Dec. 25, 2006

Clinton T. McCormick, 20

Jacksonville, Fla.

Dec. 27, 2006

John M. Sullivan, 22

Hixson, Tenn.

Dec. 30, 2006

Ming Sun, 20

Cathedral City, Calif.

Jan. 9, 2007

Collin R. Schockmel, 19

Richwood, Texas

Jan. 16, 2007

Allen B. Jaynes, 21

Chandler, Texas

Jan. 20, 2007

Michael C. Balsley, 23

Hayward, Calif.

Jan. 25, 2007

Alexander H. Fuller, 21

Centerville, Mass.

Jan. 25, 2007

Joshua R. Hager, 29

Broomfield

Feb. 22, 2007

Travis W. Buford, 23

Galveston, Texas

Feb. 22, 2006

Rowan D. Walter, 25

Winnetka, Calif.

Feb. 22, 2007

Robert M. Carr, 22

Warren, Ohio

March 13, 2006

Joe Polo, 24

Opalocka, Fla.

March 29, 2007

Walter Freeman Jr., 20

Lancaster, Calif.

April 4, 2007

Derek A. Gibson, 20

Eustis, Fla.

April 4, 2007

Ismael G. Solorio, 21

San Luis, Ariz.

April 9, 2007

Brian L. Holden, 20

Claremont, N.C.

April 9, 2007

Brett A. Walton, 37

Hillsboro, Ore.

April 9, 2007

Kyle G. Bohrnsen, 22

Phillipsburg, Mont.

April 10, 2007

Jay E. Martin, 29

Fort Lewis, Wash.

April 29, 2007

Brian A. Botello, 19

Alta, Iowa

April 29, 2007

Alexander J. Funcheon, 21

Belaire, Kan.

April 29, 2007

Zachary R. Gullett, 20

Hillsboro, Ohio

May 1, 2007

Roy Lee Jones III, 21

Houston, Texas

May 10, 2007

Matthew E. Baylis, 20

Oakdale, N.Y.

May 31, 2007

Justin A. Verdeja, 20

La Puente, Calif.

June 5, 2007

Eric L. Snell, 35

Trenton, N.J.

June 18, 2007

Jerimiah J. Veitch, 21

Dibble, Okla.

June 21, 2007

William E. Brown, 25

Phil Campbell, Ala.

June 23, 2007

Shin Woo Kim, 23

Fullerton, Calif.

June 28, 2007

Cory F. Hiltz, 20

La Verne, Calif.

June 28, 2007

Giann Carlo

Joya Mendoza, 27

North Hollywood, Calif.

June 28, 2007

Michael J. Martinez, 24

Chula Vista, Calif.

June 28, 2007

Dustin Lee Workman II, 19

Greenwood, Neb.

June 28, 2007

Robb L. Rolfing, 29

Milton, Mass.

June 30, 2007

Steven A. Davis, 23

Woodbridge, Va.

July 4, 2007

Eric A. Lill, 28

Chicago, Ill.

July 5, 2007

Christopher D. Kube, 18

Sterling Heights, Mich.

July 14, 2007

Robert D. Varga, 24

Monroe City, Mont.

July 15, 2007

Justin R. Blackwell, 27

Paris, Tenn.

Aug. 5, 2007

Jeremy S. Bohannon, 18

Bon Aqua, Tenn.

Aug. 5, 2007

Robert R. Pirelli, 29

Franklin, Mass.

Aug. 15, 2007

Edmund J. Jeffers, 23

Daleville, Ala.

Sept. 19, 2007

Eric T. Duckworth, 26

Plano, Texas

Oct. 10, 2007

Kenneth J. Iwasinski, 22

West Springfield, Mass.

Oct. 14, 2007

Jarred S. Fontenot, 35

Port Barre, La.

Oct. 18, 2007

Daniel J. Shaw, 23

West Seneca, N.Y.

Nov. 5, 2007

Brynn J. Naylor, 21

Roswell, N.M.

Dec. 12, 2007

Mikeal W. Miller, 22

Albany, Ore.

Jan. 27, 2008

James E. Craig, 26

Hollywood, S.C.

Jan. 28, 2008

Gary W. Jeffries, 37

Roscoe, Texas

Jan. 28, 2008

Evan A. Marshall, 21

Athens, Ga.

Jan. 28, 2008

Brandon A. Meyer, 20

Orange, Calif.

Jan. 28, 2008

Joshua A.R. Young, 21

Riddle, Ore.

Jan. 28, 2008

Chad A. Barrett, 35

Saltville, Va.

Feb. 2, 2008

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