Confirmed Dead and Wounded

January 13-19, 2005

In Iraq

The following members of the United States Armed Forces died this past week in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Since the inception of hostilities, 1,364 service members have died, 1,222 of them since Pres. George W. Bush declared an end to major combat operations on May 1, 2003. Thus far, more than 10,502 service members have been wounded in action.

GUNNAR D. BECKER, 19

Private First Class, Army

63rd Armor Regiment

1st Infantry Division

Forestburg, South Dakota

GEORGE R. GEER, 27

Private First Class, Army

503rd Infantry Regiment

2nd Infantry Division

Cortez, Colorado

MATTHEW W. HOLLOWAY, 21

Lance Corporal, Marine Reserves

23rd Marine Regiment

4th Marine Division

Fulton, Texas

PAUL C. HOLTER III, 21

Corporal, Marines

11th Marine Regiment

1st Marine Division

Corpus Christi, Texas

ALAIN L. KAMOLVATHIN, 21

Specialist, National Guard

1st Battalion

69th Infantry Regiment

Blairstown, New Jersey

BRIAN A. MACK, 36

Sergeant First Class, Army

21st Infantry Regiment

25th Infantry Division

Phoenix, Arizona

FRANCIS C. OBAJI, 21

Private First Class, National Guard

1st Battalion

69th Infantry Regiment

Queens Village, New York

JAYTON D. PATTERSON, 26

Sergeant, Marines

2nd Marine Regiment

2nd Marine Division

Sedley, Virginia

JUAN R. RODRIGUEZ VELASCO, 23

Lance Corporal, Marine Reserves

23rd Marine Regiment

4th Marine Division

El Cenizo, Texas

MICHAEL J. SMITH, 24

Specialist, Army

503rd Infantry

2d Infantry Division

Media, Pennsylvania

NATHANIEL T. SWINDELL, 24

Sergeant, Army

1st Battalion

24th Infantry Regiment

Bronx, New York

THOMAS E. VITAGLIANO, 33

Staff Sergeant, Army

503rd Infantry Regiment

2nd Infantry Division

New Haven, Connecticut

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