Confirmed Dead and Wounded

Oct. 28-Nov. 3, 2004

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, 119 service members have died, 978 of them since Pres. George W. Bush declared an end to major combat operations on May 1, 2003. Thus far, 8,287 service members have been wounded in action.

SEGUN FREDERICK AKINTADE, 34

Specialist, Army

2nd Battalion

108th Infantry Regiment

Brooklyn, New York

MICHAEL BATTLES SR., 38

Sergeant First Class, Army

21st Field Artillery Regiment

1st Cavalry Division

San Antonio, Texas

JEREMY D. BOW, 20

Lance Corporal, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Lemoore, California

JOHN T. BYRD II, 23

Lance Corporal, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Fairview, West Virginia

KELLEY L. COURTNEY, 28

Sergeant, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Macon, Georgia

STEPHEN P. DOWNING II, 30

Private First Class, Army

2nd Battalion

17th Field Artillery

Burkesville, Kentucky

TRAVIS A. FOX, 25

Lance Corporal, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Cowpens, South Carolina

MAURICE KEITH FORTUNE, 25

Sergeant, Army

17th Field Artillery

2nd Brigade Combat Team

Forestville, Maryland

BILLY GOMEZ, 25

Corporal, Army

27th Infantry Regiment

25th Infantry Division

Perris, California

CHRISTOPHER J. LAPKA, 22

Corporal, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Peoria, Arizona

JEROME LEMON, 42

Staff Sergeant

National Guard

1052nd Transportation Company

North Charleston, South Carolina

Private First Class, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Las Vegas, Nevada

MATTHEW D. LYNCH, 25

First Lieutenant, Marines

5th Marine Regiment

1st Marine Division

Jericho, New York

ANDREW G. RIEDEL, 19

Private First Class, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Northglenn, Colorado

MICHAEL P. SCARBOROUGH, 28

Lance Corporal, Marines

3rd Marine Regiment

3rd Marine Division

Washington, Georgia

In Afghanistan

The following members of the United States Armed Forces died this past week in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Since the inception of hostilities, 145 service members have died and 405 service members have been wounded in action.

JAMES C. KEARNEY, III, 22

Specialist, National Guard

1st Battalion

168th Infantry

Emerson, Iowa

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