The dead 

Since April, 511 coalition deaths have been confirmed including 433 Americans, 53 British, and 25 others. As of press time, 31 soldiers from the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment stationed at Fort Carson have died. They include:

Since April, 511 coalition deaths have been confirmed including 433 Americans, 53 British, and 25 others. As of press time, 31 soldiers from the 3rd Armored Calvary Regiment stationed at Fort Carson have died. They include:

Pfc. Jesse Givens, 34, of Springfield, Mo. , died May 1 when the M1A1 Abrams battle tank he was in fell into the Euphrates River.

Chief Warrant Officer Brian Van Dusen, 39, of Columbus, Ohio

Chief Warrant Officer Hans Gukeisen, 31, of Lead, S.D.

Sgt. Richard Carl, 26, of King Hill, Idaho,

All were killed May 9 when the UH-60 Black Hawk medical helicopter they were aboard crashed in the Tigris River near Samarra, Iraq.

Maj. Matthew Schram, 36, of Brookfield, Wis., was killed May 26 on a resupply mission that came under enemy fire.

Sgt. Keman Mitchell, 24, of Hilliard, Fla., was killed May 26 when he jumped into a body of water in Kirkuk, Iraq and drowned.

Staff Sgt. Michael Quinn, 37, of Tampa Bay, Fla., was killed May 27 in Fallujah, Iraq. While on guard duty at a checkpoint unknown assailants fired on him from a vehicle.

Sgt. Thomas Broomhead, 34, of Cañon City, was killed May 27. He was shot by unidentified assailant from a vehicle while manning a checkpoint.

Sgt. Michael Dooley, 23, of Pulaski, Va., was killed June 8 while manning a checkpoint. Two people approached in a vehicle requesting help for a sick friend before opening fire.

Staff Sgt. Andrew Pokorny, 30, of Naperville, Ill., died June 16, in Al Asad, Iraq, when his M113 armored personnel carrier threw a track, causing it to roll over.

Staff Sgt. William Latham, 29, of Kingman, Ariz., was wounded May 19 during a raid of a suspected arms market in Ar Ramadi, Iraq. He died on June 18 at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Spc. Paul T. Nakamura, 21, of Santa Fe Springs, Calif., was killed on June 19 when a

rocket-propelled grenade hit a U.S. military ambulance.

Sgt. Melissa Valles, 26, of Eagle Pass, Texas, died July 9 of a noncombat gunshot wound in Balad, Iraq.

Capt. Joshua Byers, 20, of Nevada, was killed July 23 when his convey hit an explosive device east of Baghdad.

Sgt. Taft Williams, 29, of New Orleans, La., was killed Aug. 12 when his vehicle hit an explosive device near Ramadi, Iraq.

Spc. Stephen Scott of Lawton, Okla., died Aug. 23 as a result of a nonhostile gunshot wound in Baghdad.

Pfc Vorn Mack, 19, of Orangeburg, S.C., died Aug. 23 when he jumped into the Euphrates River for a swim and drowned near Haditha Dam west of Ar Ramadi.

Spc. Ronald Allen, 22, of Mitchell, Ind., died Aug. 3 from injuries he received in a vehicle accident during operations near Balad, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Mark A. Lawton, 41, of Hayden, Colo., was killed when his convoy was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade on Aug. 29 north of As Suaydat, Iraq.

Capt. Brian Faunce of Philadelphia died Sept. 18 while clearing low-hanging power lines south of Ad Dujayl, Iraq. He apparently touched an active line, fatally injuring him.

Staff. Sgt. Frederick Miller Jr. , 27, of Hagerstown, Md. , was killed Sept. 20 when his vehicle struck and explosive device while on patrol in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.

Capt. Robert L. Lucero, 34, of Casper, Wyo., was killed when he was struck by an improvised explosive device in Tikrit, Iraq, on Sept. 25.

Pvt. Benjamin Freeman, 19, of Valdosta, Ga. drowned Oct. 13. He was found floating in the Eurphrates River near the Haditha Dam.

Spc. Jose L. Mora 26, of Bell Gardens, Calif., was killed in a mortar attack Oct. 24.

Sgt. Daniel Bader, 28, of Colorado Springs

Sgt. Ernest Bucklew, 33, of Enon Valley, Pa.

Spc. Darius Jennings, 22, of Cordova, S.C.

Spc. Brian Penisten, 28, of Fort Wayne, Ind.

All were killed when their CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in Fallujah, Iraq, on Nov. 2.

Spc. James Wolf, 21, of Scottsbluff, Neb., was killed by an improvised explosive device on Nov. 6.

Staff Sgt. Dale A. Panchot of Northome, Minn. was killed by enemy fire while on patrol south of Balad, Iraq on Nov. 17.

Cpl. Gary B. Coleman, 24, of Pikeville, Ky., was killed on Nov. 21 in Balad, Iraq, when, during a patrol, the vehicle he was driving in flipped over into a canal, trapping him inside the vehicle.


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