Iraqi Freedom Tribute

Operations Iraqi Freedom, Enduring Freedom, and New Dawn

HONORING OUR ANGELS OF COLOR

  (Special Thanks to our Source - Military Times Special Tribute at Militarytimes.com)

FROM THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD

By  Theodore O'Hara

The muffled drum's sad roll has beat
      The Soldier's last tattoo;
No more on life's parade shall meet
       That brave and fallen few.
On Fame's eternal camping-ground
      Their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards, with solemn round,
      The bivouac of the dead.

Sgt. Jeannette L. Winters - 1/9/02

Marine Corps

25, of Gary, Ind.; assigned to Marine Aerial Transport Refueler Squadron 352, based at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Calif.; killed in a refueling tanker crash, on Jan. 9, 2002 in Pakistan.

1st Lt. Tamara Archuleta - 3/23/03

Air Force

23, of Los Lunas, N.M.; assigned to the 41st Rescue Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Ga.; killed in a HH-60G Pave Hawk crash on March 23, 2003, in Afghanistan.

Spc. Rachel A. Lacy - 4/4/03

Army

A 22-year-old Army reservist from Lynwood, Il, became  ill more than a month after receiving several mandatory vaccinations--among them anthrax and smallpox--before her deployment to the Middle East. She died April 4, 2003.

Spc. Alyssa R. Peterson - 9/15/03

Army

27, of Flagstaff, Ariz.; assigned C Company, 311th Military intelligence Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault); died Sept. 15 near Tel Afar, Iraq, from a non-combat weapons discharge.

Spc. Tamarra J. Ramos - 10/1/03

Army

24, of Quakertown, Pa.; assigned to the 3rd Armor Medical Company, Medical Troop Regimental Support Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.; died of non-combat related injuries Oct. 1 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C.

PFC. Rachel K. Bosveld - 10/26/03

Army

19, of Waupun, Wis.; assigned to the 527th Military Police Company, V Corps, Giesen, Germany; killed Oct. 26 during a mortar attack on the Abu Ghraib Police Station in Abu Ghraib, Iraq. 

Spc. Frances M. Vega - 11/2/03

Army

20, of Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico; assigned to the 151st Adjutant General Postal Detachment 3, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Nov. 2 in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq. 

Sgt. Linda C. Jimenez - 11/8/03

Army

39, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; assigned to the 2nd Squadron Combat Support Aviation (Maintenance), 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.; died of non-combat related injuries Nov. 8 at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. Jimenez fell Oct. 31 and was injured. She was taken to the 28th Combat Support Hospital and later evacuated to Landstuhl Army Regional Medical Center in Germany. She was later moved to Walter Reed.

Staff Sgt. Kimberly A. Voelz - 12/14/03

Army

27, of Carlisle, Pa.; assigned to the 703rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment based in Fort Knox, Ky.; killed while responding to an explosive ordnance disposal call Dec. 14 when an improvised explosive device detonated in Iskandariyah, Iraq.

Sgt. Keicia M. Hines - 1/13/04

Army

27, of Citrus Heights, Calif.; assigned to the 108th Military Police, Combat Support Co., Fort Bragg, N.C. died Jan. 14 when she was struck by a vehicle on Mosul Airfield in Mosul, Iraq.

Pfc. Nichole M. Frye - 2/16/04

Army

19, of Lena, Wis.; assigned to Company A, 415th Civil Affairs Battalion, U.S. Army Reserve, Kalamazoo, Mich.; killed Feb. 16 when an improvised explosive device struck her convoy in Baqubah, Iraq.

Spc. Michelle M. Witmer - 4/9/04

Army

20, of New Berlin, Wis.; assigned to the Army National Guard’s 32nd Military Police Company, Milwaukee, Wis.; killed April 9 during an attack by small-arms fire and an improvised explosive device in Baghdad.

Pfc. Leslie D. Jackson - 5/20/04

Army

18, of Richmond, Va.; assigned to A Company, 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, Texas; killed May 20 when her military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device as she was returning to Camp Eagle in Baghdad.

Spc. Julie R. Hickey - 7/4/04

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20, of Galloway, Ohio; assigned to the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion, Army Reserve, Whitehall, Ohio; died July 4 in Landstuhl, Germany, of complications from a non-combat-related illness after being evacuated from Bagram, Afghanistan, on June 30.

Sgt. Shawna M. Morrison - 9/5/04

Army

26, of Champaign, Ill.; assigned to the 1544th Transportation Company, Illinois Army National Guard, Paris, Ill.; killed Sept. 5 during a mortar attack in Baghdad.

Sgt. Pamela G. Osbourne 10/11/04

Army

38, of Hollywood, Fla.; assigned to Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Oct. 11 when two rockets hit her camp in Baghdad. Also killed was Pfc. Anthony W. Monroe.

Spc. Katrina L. Bell-Johnson - 2/16/05

Army

32, of Orangeburg, S.C.; assigned to the 418th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Feb. 16 in a vehicle accident in Baqubah, Iraq.

Sgt. Maj. Barbaralien Banks - 4/6/05

Army

41, of Harvey, La.; assigned to Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division (Light), Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; killed April 6 when the CH-47 helicopter in which she was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash.

Spc. Chrystal G. Stout - 4/6/05

Army

23, of Travelers Rest, S.C.; assigned to the 228th Signal Brigade, South Carolina Army National Guard, Spartanburg, S.C.; killed April 6 when the CH-47 helicopter in which she was riding crashed in Ghazni, Afghanistan. Fifteen service members were killed or are unaccounted for in the crash.

Lance Cpl. Holly A. Charette - 6/23/05

Marine

21, of Cranston, R.I.; assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq. 

Culinary Specialist 1st Class Regina R. Clark - 6/23/05

Navy

43, of Centralia, Wash.; deployed with Naval Construction Region Detachment 30, Naval Reserve, Port Hueneme, Calif.; temporarily assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward); killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq. 

Pvt. Lavena L. Johnson - 7/19/05

Army

19, of Florissant, Mo.; assigned to the 129th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Campbell, Ky.; died July 19 of non-combat-related injuries in Balad, Iraq.

1st Lt. Laura M. Walker - 8/18/05

Army

24, of Texas; assigned to the 864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 555th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade (Provisional), Fort Lewis, Wash.; killed Aug. 18 when an improvised explosive device detonated underneath her Humvee during ground assault convoy operations in Kandahar, Afghanistan.

Airman 1st Class Elizabeth N. Jacobson - 9/28/05

Air Force

21, of Riviera Beach, Fla.; assigned to the 17th Security Forces Squadron, Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas; died Sept. 28, 2005, near Camp Bucca, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle.

Sgt. Regina C. Reali - 12/23/05

Army

25, of Freso, Calif.; assigned to the 351st Civil Affairs Command, Army Reserve, Mountain View, Calif.; killed Dec. 23 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad. Also killed was Spc. Cheyenne C. Willey.

1st Lt. Jaime L. Campbell - 1/7/06

Army

25, of Ephrata, Wash.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Alaska Army National Guard, Anchorage, Alaska.; killed Jan. 7 when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near Tal Afar, Iraq. Also killed were: Maj. Stuart M. Anderson, Maj. Douglas A. La Bouff, Capt. Michael R. Martinez, 1st Lt. Joseph D. deMoors, Chief Warrant Officer 4 Chester W. Troxel, Spc. Michael I. Edwards and Spc. Jacob E. Melson.

Pfc. Amy A. Duerksen - 3/11/06

Army

19, of Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; assigned to the 4th Combat Support Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died March 11 from a non-combat-related injury in Baghdad.

Sgt. Amanda N. Pinson - 3/16/06

Army

21, of St. Louis, Mo.; assigned to the 101st Military Intelligence Detachment, 501st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed Mar. 16 when a mortar round detonated in Tikrit, Iraq. Also killed was Spc. Carlos M. Gonzalez.

Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jaime S. Jaenke- 6/5/06

Navy

29, of Bay City, Wis.; assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 25, Fort McCoy, Wis.; killed June 5 as a result of enemy action when her Humvee was struck by an improvised explosive device in Anah, Iraq. Also killed was Navy Equipment Operator 1st Class Gary Rovinski.

PFC Hannah L. Gunterman - 9/4/06

Army

20, of Redlands, Calif.; assigned to 542nd Maintenance Company, 44th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died Sept. 4 from a non-combat related cause in Taji, Iraq. This incident is under investigation.

2nd Lt. Emily J.T. Perez - 9/12/006

Army

23, of Texas; assigned to 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Sept. 12 of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee during combat operations in Kifl, Iraq.

1st Lt Ashley L. Henderson-Huff - 9/19/06

Army

23, of Belle Mead, N.J.; assigned to 549th Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Sept. 19 of injuries sustained when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her mounted patrol during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq.

Maj. Megan M. McClung - D12/6/06

Army

34, of Coupeville, Wash.; assigned to the I Marine Expeditionary Force Headquarters Group, I MEF, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed Dec. 6 while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq.

Seaman Sandra S. Grant - 12/31/06

Navy

23, of Linwood, N.C.; assigned to the aircraft carrier Eisenhower; died Dec. 31, 2006, of natural causes while on the Arabian Sea.

Senior Airman Elizabeth A. Loncki -1/7/07

Air Force

23, of New Castle, Del.; assigned to the 775th Civil Engineer Squadron, Hill Air Force Base, Utah; killed Jan. 7 by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device while performing duties in the Baghdad area. Also killed were Tech Sgt. Timothy R. Weiner and Senior Airman Daniel B. Miller Jr.

Spc. Carla J. Stewart - January 28, 2007

Army

37, of Sun Valley, Calif.; assigned to the 250th Transportation Company, El Monte, Calif.; died Jan. 28 of wounds sustained when her convoy vehicle rolled over.

Capt. Jennifer J. Harris - 2/2/07

Army

28, of Swampscott, Mass.; assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 364, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died Feb. 7 when the helicopter she was flying in crashed while supporting combat operations in Anbar province, Iraq. Also killed were 1st Lt. Jared M. Landaker, Sgt. Travis D. Pfister, Cpl. Thomas E. Saba, Sgt. James R. Tijerina, Navy Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Gilbert Minjares Jr. and Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Manuel A. Ruiz.

Sgt. Ashly L. Moyer - 3/3/07

Army

21, of Emmaus, Pa.; assigned to the 630th Military Police Company, Bamberg, Germany; died March 3 in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle. Also killed were Sgt. Brandon A. Parr and Sgt. Michael C. Peek.

Spc. Karen N. Clifton - 6/21/07

Army

22, of Lehigh Acres, Fla.; assigned to the 554th Military Police Company, 95th Military Police Battalion, Kaiserslautern, Germany; died June 21 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when her vehicle was hit with a rocket-propelled grenade.

Capt. Maria I. Ortiz -7/10/07

Army

40, of Bayamon, Puerto Rico; assigned to Kirk U.S. Army Health Clinic, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; died July 10 in Baghdad of wounds sustained from enemy indirect fire.

Chief Warrant Officer Jackie L. McFarlane - 8/14/07

Army

30, of Virginia Beach, Va.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; died Aug. 14 in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a helicopter crash.

Spc. Kamisha J. Block - 8/16/07

Army

20, of Vidor, Texas; assigned to the 401st Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; died Aug. 16 in Baghdad of injuries sustained from a non-combat-related incident.

Spc Marisol Heredia - 9/7/07

Army

19, of El Monte, Calif.; assigned to the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died Sept. 7 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Texas, of injuries sustained from a non-combat-related injury July 18 in Baghdad.

Seaman Apprentice Shayna Ann Schnell -10/1/07

Navy

19, of Tell City, Ind.; assigned to Naval Security Force Bahrain, Jebel Ali Detachment, United Arab Emirates; died Oct. 1 of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Cpl. Rachael L. Hugo - 10/5/07

Army

24, of Madison, Wis.; assigned to the 303rd Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, U.S. Army Reserve, Jackson, Mich.; died Oct. 5 in Bayji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit using an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire.

Master-at-Arms Seaman Genesia Mattril Gresham - 10/ 22/07

Army

19, of Lithonia, Ga.; assigned to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain; died Oct. 22 in Bahrain in a non-combat-related incident. Also killed was Master-at-Arms Seaman Anamarie Sannicolas Camacho.

Staff Sgt. Carletta S. Davis - 11/5/07

Army

34, of Anchorage, Alaska; assigned to the 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died Nov. 5 in Tal Al-Dahab, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee during combat operations.

Spc. Ashley Sietsma - 11/12/07

Army

20, of Melrose Park, Ill.; assigned to the 708th Medical Company, 108th Medical Battalion, 108th Sustainment Brigade, Illinois National Guard, North Riverside, Ill.; died Nov. 12 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Counselor 1st Class Cherie L. Morton - 4/20/08

Navy

40, of Bakersfield, Calif.; assigned to Naval Security Force, Naval Support Activity Bahrain; died April 20 in Galali, Muharraq, Bahrain.

Lance Cpl. Casey L. Casanova - 5/2/08

Marine

22, of McComb, Miss.; assigned to the Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Combat Logistics Regiment 1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.; died May 2 in Karmah, Iraq, while supporting combat operations. Also killed were Cpl. Miguel A. Guzman, Lance Cpl. James F. Kimple and Sgt. Glen E. Martinez.

Tech. Sgt. Jackie L. Larsen - 7/17/08

Air Force

37, of Tacoma, Wash.; assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif.; died of natural causes July 17 at Balad Air Base, Iraq.

Pfc. Jennifer L. Cole - 8/2/08

Army

34, of American Canyon, Calif.; assigned to the 426th Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.; died Aug. 2 in Tikrit, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a non-combat-related incident.

Spc. Cwislyn K. Walter - 2/19/09

Army

19, of Honolulu; assigned to the 29th Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Hawaii National Guard; died Feb. 19 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident.

Spc. Jessica Y. Sarandrea - 3/3/09

Army

22, of Miami, Fla.; assigned to the 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died March 3 in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked her forward operating base with mortar fire.

1st Lt. Roslyn L. Schulte - 5/20/09

Air Force

25, of St. Louis; assigned to the Headquarters, Pacific Air Forces Command, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii; died May 20 near Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from an improvised explosive device.

Sgt. Eduviges G. Wolf - 10/25/09

Army

24, of Hawthorne, Calif.; assigned to the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 25 at FOB Bostick, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade.

Pfc. Adriana Alvarez - 2/10,10

Army

20, of San Benito, Texas; assigned to the 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died Feb. 10 in Baghdad, of injuries sustained while supporting combat operations.

Sgt. Lakeshia M. Bailey - 3/8/10

Army

23, of Columbus, Ga.; assigned to the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, attached to the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.; died March 8 north of Al Kut, Iraq, of injuries sustained during a vehicle rollover. Also killed was Sgt. Aaron M. Arthur.

Sgt. Faith R. Hinkley - 8/7/10

Army

23, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; assigned to 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; died Aug. 7 in Baghdad, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit in Iskandariya, Iraq.

Pfc. Jaysine S. Petree - 9/24/10

Army

19, of Yigo, Guam; assigned to 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died Sept. 24 near COP Carwile, Afghanistan, while traveling between Ghanzi and Bagram Airfield, when her military vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device. Also killed was Pfc. William B. Dawson.

Sgt. Zainah C. Creamer - 1/12/11

Army

28, of Texarkana, Ark.; assigned to 212th Military Police Detachment, Headquarters Battalion, Fort Belvoir, Va.; died Jan. 12, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device.

Pfc. Amy R. Sinkler - 1/20/11

Army

23, of Chadbourn, N.C., assigned to the 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died Jan. 20 in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her unit with a rocket-propelled grenade.

Master Sgt. Tara R. Brown - 4/27/11

Air Force

33, of Deltona, Fla., assigned to Air Force Office of Special Investigations, Joint Base Andrews, Md.; died April 27 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained from gunfire from an Afghan military trainee.

1st Lt. Ashley I. White - 10/22/11

Army

24, of Alliance, Ohio; assigned to 230th Brigade Support Battalion, 30th Heavy Brigade Combat Team, North Carolina National Guard, Goldsboro, N.C.; died Oct. 22 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her unit with an improvised explosive device.

Spc. Mikayla A. Bragg - 12/21/11

Army

21, of Longview, Wash., assigned to the 201st Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Knox, Ky.; died Dec. 21 in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of a gunshot wound.

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Staff Sgt. Anissa A. Shero - 6/12/02

Air Force

31, of Grafton, W.V.; assigned to the 16th Special Operations Wing, Hurlburt Field, Fla.; killed in an MC-130H Combat Talon crash on June 12, 2002, in Afghanistan.

Pfc. Lori Ann Piestewa - 3/23/03

Army

23, of Tuba City, Ariz.; assigned to 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss, Texas; killed in an ambush near Nasiriyah, Iraq.

Sgt. Melissa Valles - 7/9/03

Army

26, Eagle Pass, Texas; assigned to Company B, 64th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Col.; died of non-combat-related injuries July 9 in Balad, Iraq. 

Pfc. Analaura Esparza Gutierrez - 10/1/03

Army

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Jakia S. Cannon - 10/25/03

Navy Fireman

20, of Baltimore; assigned to the aircraft carrier Enterprise; died Oct. 25 of natural causes while underway in the Persian Gulf.

PFC. Karina S. Lau -11/2/03

Army

20, of Livingston, Calif.; assigned to the 16th Signal Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Nov. 2 in an attack on a CH-47 Chinook helicopter near Fallujah, Iraq.

Chief Warrant Officer (CW5) Sharon T. Swartworth - 11/7/03

Army

43, of Warwick, R.I.; assigned to the Judge Advocate General Office, based at Headquarters Department of the Army, Pentagon; killed in action when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down Nov. 7 in Tikrit, Iraq

Spc. Ashley Sietsma - 11/12/03

Army

20, of Melrose Park, Ill.; assigned to the 708th Medical Company, 108th Medical Battalion, 108th Sustainment Brigade, Illinois National Guard, North Riverside, Ill.; died Nov. 12 in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident.

Capt. Kimberly Hampton - 1/2/04

Army

27, of Easley, S.C.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 82nd Aviation Battalion, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; killed Jan. 2 when her OH-58 Kiowa observation helicopter was shot down by enemy ground fire in Fallujah, Iraq.

Pfc. Holly J. McGeogh - 1/31/04

Army

19, of Taylor, Mich.; assigned to Company A, 4th Forward Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas; killed Jan. 31 when her vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device in Kirkuk, Iraq.

Capt. Gussie M. Jones - 3/7/04

Army

41, of Raleigh, Ark.; assigned to the 31st Combat Support Hospital, Fort Bliss, Texas; died of a non-combat related cause on March 7,  2004 in Baghdad. 

Spc. Tyanna S. Avery-Felder - 4/7/04

Army

22, of Bridgeport, Conn.; assigned to the 296th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died April 7 in Mosul, Iraq, of injuries sustained April 4 when her convoy vehicle was hit with an improvised explosive device in Balad, Iraq.

Spc. Isela Rubalcava - 5/8/04

Army

25, of El Paso, Texas; assigned to the 296th Combat Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash.; killed May 8 when a mortar round hit nearby in Mosul, Iraq.

Pfc. Melissa J. Hobart - 6/6/04

Army

22, of Ladson, S.C.; assigned to Company E, 215th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died June 6 after collapsing while on guard duty in Baghdad.

Sgt. 1st Class Linda Ann Tarango-Griess - 7/11/04

Army

33, of Sutton, Neb.; assigned to the 267th Ordnance Company, Nebraska National Guard, Lincoln, Neb.; killed July 11 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Samarra, Iraq.

Spc. Jessica L. Cawvey - 10/6/04

Army

21, of Normal, Ill.; assigned to the 1544th Transportation Company, Illinois Army National Guard, Paris, Ill.; killed Oct. 6 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.

Sgt. Carie Anne Gasiewicz - 12/4/04

Army

28, of Depew, N.Y.; assigned to the 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 513th Military Intelligence Brigade, Fort Gordon, Ga.; killed Dec. 4 when two improvised explosive devices detonated near her convoy in Baqubah, Iraq.

Spc. Lizbeth Robles - 3/1/05

Army

31, of Vega Baja, Puerto Rico; assigned to the 360th Transportation Company, 68th Corps Support Battalion, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo.; died March 1 at the 228th Command Support Hospital in Tikirt, Iraq, from injuries sustained Feb. 28 in a military vehicle accident in Bayji, Iraq. Also killed was Army Sgt. Julio E. Negron.

Spc. Aleina Ramirez Gonzalez - 4/15/05

Army

33, of Hormigueros, Puerto Rico; assigned to the 3rd Brigade Troop Battalion, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; killed April 15 when a mortar struck her forward operating base in Tikrit, Iraq.

Pfc. Sam W. Huff - 4/18/05

Army

18, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died April 18 in Baghdad of injuries sustained April 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad.

Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez - 6/23/05

Marine

20, of The Bronx, N.Y.; assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed June 23 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near her convoy vehicle in Fallujah, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Tricia L. Jameson - 7/14/05

Army

34, of Omaha, Neb.; assigned to the 313th Medical Company, Army National Guard, Lincoln, Neb.; killed July 14 when she was responding to a casualty incident and a secondary improvised explosive device detonated near her location in Trebil, Iraq.

Spc. Toccara R. Green - 8/14/05

Army

23, of Rosedale, Md.; assigned to the 57th Transportation Company, 548th Corps Support Battalion, Fort Drum, N.Y.; killed Aug. 14 when multiple improvised explosive devices detonated near her unit during convoy operations in Asad, Iraq.

1st Lt. Debra A. Banaszak - 10/28/05

Army

35, of Bloomington, Ill.; assigned to the 1035th Maintenance Company, Missouri Army National Guard, Jefferson Barracks, Mo., died from non-combat related injuries on Oct. 28 at Camp Victory, Kuwait.

Sgt. Julia V. Atkins - 12/10/05

Army

22, of Bossier City, La.; assigned to the 64th Military Police Company, 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Dec. 10 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee during patrol operations in Baghdad.

Sgt. Myla L. Maravillosa - 12/24/05

Army

24, of Wahiawa, Hawaii; assigned to the 203rd Military Intelligence Battalion, Army Reserve, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.; died Dec. 24 in Kirkuk, Iraq, of injuries sustained earlier that day when her Humvee was attacked by enemy forces using rocket-propelled grenades in Hawijah, Iraq.