Confirmed Dead & Wounded

May 26-June 1, 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, 1,658 service members have died, 1,515 of them since Pres. George W. Bush declared an end to major combat operations on May 1, 2003. Thus far, 12, 762 service members have been wounded in action.

DEREK ARGEL, 28

Captain

Air Force

23rd Special Tactics Squadron

Lompoc, California

MICHAEL S. BARNHILL, 39

First Sergeant, Marines Reserves

2nd Forward Support Services Group

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Folsom, California

BRYAN EDWARD BARRON, 26

Specialist, National Guard

1st Battalion

155th Infantry

Biloxi, Mississippi

RANDY D. COLLINS, 36

Sergeant First Class

Army

11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

Long Beach, California

VICTOR M. CORTES III, 29

Staff Sergeant, Army

703rd Forward Support Battalion

3rd Infantry Division

Erie, Pennsylvania

CASEY CRATE, 26

Staff Sergeant

Air Force

23rd Special Tactics Squadron

Spanaway, Washington

RICARDO A. CROCKER, 39

Major, Marines Reserves

3rd Civil Affairs Group

II Marine Expeditionary Force

Mission Viejo, California

WILLIAM DOWNS, 40

Major

Air Force

6th Special Operations Squadron

Winchester, Virginia

CHARLES A. DRIER, 28

Sergeant, Army

76th Field Artillery

3rd Infantry Division

Tuscola, Michigan

DUSTIN C. FISHER, 22

Specialist, Army

76th Field Artillery

3rd Infantry Division

Fort Smith, Arkansas

JEREMY FRESQUES, 26

Captain

Air Force

23rd Special Tactics Squadron

Clarkdale, Arizona

PETER J. HAHN, 31

Sergeant First Class, National Guard

156th Infantry Regiment

256th Brigade Combat Team

Metairie, Louisiana

MATTHEW SCOTT LOUREY, 40

Chief Warrant Officer, Army

17th Cavalry Regiment

82nd Airborne Division

East Bethel, Minnesota

AUDREY DARON LUNSFORD, 29

Specialist, National Guard

1st Battalion

155th Infantry

Sardis, Mississippi

MARK A. MAIDA, 22

Sergeant, Army

2nd Squadron

11th Armored Cavalry Regiment

Madison, Wisconsin

CARL J. MORGAIN, 40

Sergeant, National Guard

1st Battalion

112th Infantry Regiment

Butler, Pennsylvania

JOHN B. OGBURN III, 45

Sergeant, National Guard

3rd Battalion

116th Armored Cavalry Regiment

Fruitland, Oregon

SABURANT PARKER, 43

Staff Sergeant, National Guard

1st Battalion

155th Infantry

Foxworth, Mississippi

CHRISTOPHER S. PEREZ, 30

Sergeant, Marines

Service Battalion

2nd Marine Division

Hutchinson, Kansas

PHILLIP N. SAYLES, 26

Specialist, Army

1st Brigade

25th Infantry Division

Jacksonville, Arkansas

JOSHUA MICHAEL SCOTT, 28

Chief Warrant Officer, Army

17th Cavalry Regiment

82nd Airborne Division

Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

ALFRED B. SILER, 33

Sergeant, National Guard

Support Squadron

278th Regimental Combat Team

Duff, Tennessee

ALBERT E. SMART, 41

Lieutenant Colonel

Army Reserve

321st Civil Affairs Brigade

San Antonio, Texas

JEFFREY B. STARR, 22

Corporal, Marines

5th Marine Regiment

1st Marine Division

Snohomish, Washington

DANIEL RYAN VARNADO, 23

Sergeant, National Guard

1st Battalion

155th Infantry

Saucier, Mississippi

RUSSELL J. VERDUGO, 34

Staff Sergeant

Army

767th Ordnance Company

Phoenix, Arizona

JEFFREY R. WALLACE, 20

Private First Class, Army

76th Field Artillery

3rd Infantry Division

Hoopeston, Illinois

DAVID N. WIMBERG, 24

Sergeant, Marine Reserves

3rd Battalion

25th Marine Regiment

Louisville, Kentucky

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