Afghanistan
There have been 1,749 coalition deaths -- 1,060 Americans, 11 Australians, one Belgian, 285 Britons, 144 Canadians, three Czech, 29 Danes, 23 Dutch, seven Estonians, one Finn, 41 French, 43 Germans, two Hungarians, 22 Italians, four Latvians, one Lithuanian, five Norwegians, 16 Poles, two Portuguese, 13 Romanians, one South Korean, 28 Spaniards, four Swedes, two Turks and one NATO/ISAF -- in the war on terror as of May 14, 2010, according to a CNN count. Below are the names of the soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors whose deaths have been reported by their nation's governments. The list also includes two U.S. Defense Department civilian employees. The troops died serving in the U.S.-led Operation Enduring Freedom or the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. At least 5,831 U.S. personnel have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon. In addition to the military deaths, one Jordanian and 11 U.S. intelligence operatives have died in Afghanistan.
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Sgt. Cesar B. Ruiz 26 Individual Ready Reservist assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 1, Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade San Antonio, Texas Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2009
Staff Sgt. Olaf S.G. Schmid 30 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, Royal Logistic Corps Truro, Cornwall, England Killed when the roadside bomb he was defusing detonated in the Sangin region of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2009
Sapper Steven Marshall 24 1 Combat Engineer Regiment Calgary, Alberta, Canada Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol approximately 6.2 miles (10 km) southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 30, 2009
Lt. Justin Boyes 26 3rd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol 12 miles (20 km) southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2009
Lance Cpl. Cody R. Stanley 21 Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Rosanky, Texas Died while supporting combat operations in the Nawzad district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2009
Frank R. Walker 66 Air Force civilian employee assigned to the 72nd Civil Engineering Directorate, 72nd Air Base Wing Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Died of non-combat related medical causes at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, on October 28, 2009
Pfc. Brian R. Bates Jr. 20 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Gretna, Louisiana Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Spc. Robert K. Charlton 22 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Malden, Missouri Died on October 27, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2009
Sgt. Fernando Delarosa 24 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Alamo, Texas One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Staff Sgt. Luis M. Gonzalez 27 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division South Ozone Park, New York One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Sgt. Dale R. Griffin 29 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Terre Haute, Indiana One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Sgt. Issac B. Jackson 27 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Plattsburg, Missouri One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Spc. Jared D. Stanker 22 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Evergreen Park, Illinois One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Pfc. Christopher I. Walz 25 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Vancouver, Washington One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Sgt. Patrick O. Williamson 24 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Broussard, Louisiana One of seven soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Stryker armored vehicle with a roadside bomb in Arghandab Valley, Afghanistan, on October 27, 2009
Staff Sgt. Keith R. Bishop 28 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group Smithtown, New York One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Cpl. Gregory M.W. Fleury 23 Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Anchorage, Alaska One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Sgt. Josue E. Hernandez-Chavez 23 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Las Vegas, Nevada One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Capt. Eric A. Jones 29 Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Westchester, New York One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Chief Warrant Officer 3 Niall D. Lyons 40 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Spokane, Washington One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Staff Sgt. Shawn H. McNabb 24 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Terrell, Texas One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Sgt. 1st Class David E. Metzger 32 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group San Diego, California One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Capt. David S. Mitchell 30 Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Loveland, Ohio One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter anda UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Chief Warrant Officer 4 Michael P. Montgomery 36 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Redmond, Washington One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Spc. Nickolas A. Mueller 26 Company B, 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment Little Chute, Wisconsin One of seven soldiers killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter accidentally crashed on takeoff in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Capt. Kyle R. Van De Giesen 29 Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169, Marine Aircraft Group 39, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force North Attleboro, Massachusetts One of four Marines killed in a midair collision between a AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopter and a UH-1N Huey transport helicopter in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
Cpl. Thomas Mason 27 Company C, The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Scotland Rosyth, Scotland Died on October 25, 2009, at Selly Oak Hospital in Birmingham, England, of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated during an operation in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 15, 2009
Spc. Brandon K. Steffey 23 178th Military Police Detachment, 89th Military Police Brigade, III Corps Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2009
Sgt. Eduviges G. Wolf 24 Company A, 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Hawthorne, California Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked her vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade in the Ghaziabad district of Kunar province, Afghanistan, on October 25, 2009
Pfc. Devin J. Michel 19 Company C, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Stockton, Illinois Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 24, 2009
Sgt. Michael Ebert 23 3. Mekaniserede Infanterikompagni, Den Kongelige Livgarde (3rd Mechanized Infantry Company, The Royal Life Guard) Birkerød, Denmark Died of wounds received in a firefight north of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2009
Pfc. Kimble A. Han 30 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion Lehi, Utah One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2009
Spc. Eric N. Lembke 25 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion Tampa, Florida One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zhari district of Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 23, 2009
Cpl. James Oakland 26 Royal Military Police Manchester, England Died of wounds received when a roadside bomb exploded during a foot patrol in the Gereshk region of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 22, 2009
Spc. Kyle A. Coumas 22 Company A, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Lockeford, California Killed when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2009
Lance Cpl. David R. Baker 22 Weapons Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Painesville, Ohio Died while supporting combat operations in the Nawa district of Helmand province, Afghanistan on October 20, 2009
Spc. Michael A. Dahl Jr. 23 Company B, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division Moreno Valley, California Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Argahndab, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 17, 2009
Spc. Anthony G. Green 28 143rd Infantry Detachment, Texas Army National Guard Matthews, North Carolina One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Humvee with a roadside bomb in the Jaghato district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009
Sgt. Christopher M. Rudzinski 28 293rd Military Police Company, 385th Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade Rantoul, Illinois Killed when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb near Kandahar, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009
Staff Sgt. Chris N. Staats 32 143rd Infantry Detachment, Texas Army National Guard Fredericksburg, Texas One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their Humvee with a roadside bomb in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 16, 2009
Spc. Jesus O. Flores Jr. 28 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion La Mirada, California One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009
Spc. Daniel C. Lawson 33 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion Deerfield Beach, Florida One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009
1st Cpl. Maj. Rosario Ponziano 25 4° Reggimento Paracadutisti Alpini (4th Alpine Parachute Regiment) Palermo, Italy Killed when his Lince armored vehicle overturned while traveling between Shindad and Herat in western Afghanistan on October 15, 2009
Staff Sgt. Glen H. Stivison Jr. 34 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion Blairsville, Pennsylvania One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009
Pfc. Brandon M. Styer 19 569th Mobility Augmentation Company, 4th Engineer Battalion Lancaster, Pennsylvania One of four soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2009
Pfc. Szymon Graczyk 23 5 Pulk Inzynieryjny (5th Engineering Regiment) Szczecin, Poland One of two Polish soldiers killed when their MRAP vehicle struck a roadside bomb while traveling in a convoy on Highway 1 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2009
Pfc. Radosław Szyszkiewicz 22 5 Pulk Inzynieryjny (5th Engineering Regiment) Iwanowice, Poland One of two Polish soldiers killed when their MRAP vehicle struck a roadside bomb while traveling in a convoy on Highway 1 in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2009
Spc. George W. Cauley 24 114th Transportation Company, 347th Regional Support Group, Minnesota Army National Guard Walker, Minnesota Died on October 10, 2009, in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 7, 2009
Lance Cpl. Alfonso Ochoa Jr. 20 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force Armona, California Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan, on October 10, 2009
Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor 27 Marine Wing Support Squadron 372, Marine Wing Support Group 37, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Bovey, Minnesota Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2009
Lance Cpl. James Hill 23 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards Redhill, Surrey, England Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 8, 2009
Sgt. Johann Hivin-Gerard 29 3e Régiment d'Infanterie de Marine (3rd Marine Infantry Regiment) France Died on October 8, 2009, at Percy Military Hospital in Paris, France, of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb struck his armored vehicle while escorting a logistics convoy in the Surobi district north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 4, 2009
Cpl. Cristo A. Cabello Santana 24 Regimiento de Infanteria Ligera IX (9th Light Infantry Regiment) Las Palmas de Gran Canarias, Spain Killed when a roadside bomb struck his armored vehicle during a reconnaissance and security patrol east of Herat, Afghanistan, on October 7, 2009
Sgt. 1st Class Kenneth W. Westbrook 41 Military Transition Team member assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Shiprock, New Mexico Westbrook died on October 7, 2009, at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and indirect fire in Ganjigal Valley, Afghanistan, on September 8, 2009. His brother, Sgt. Marshall A. Westbrook, was killed in Iraq on October 1, 2005.
Guardsman Jamie Janes 20 Company 2, 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards Brighton, England Killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a foot patrol near the Nad e-Ali district center in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 5, 2009
Spc. Kevin O. Hill 23 576th Mobility Augmentation Company Brooklyn, New York Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and indirect fires at Contingency Outpost Dehanna, Afghanistan, on October 4, 2009
Cpl. Patric Sauer 24 4. Kompanie, Fallschirmjägerbataillon 263 (4th Company, 263rd Parachute Battalion) Fulda, Hesse, Germany Died on October 4, 2009, in a hospital in Germany of wounds suffered when a suicide bomber on a motorcycle struck his convoy near Kunduz, Afghanistan, on August 6, 2008
Sgt. Justin T. Gallegos 27 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Tucson, Arizona One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Spc. Christopher T. Griffin 24 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Kincheloe, Michigan One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Sgt. Joshua M. Hardt 24 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Applegate, California One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Sgt. Joshua J. Kirk 30 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division South Portland, Maine One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Spc. Stephan L. Mace 21 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Lovettsville, Virginia One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Staff Sgt. Vernon W. Martin 25 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Savannah, Georgia One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Staff Sgt. Thomas D. Rabjohn 39 363rd Explosive Ordnance Detachment, Arizona Army National Guard Litchfield Park, Arizona Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated during an attempt to disarm it in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Sgt. Michael P. Scusa 22 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Villas, New Jersey One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Pfc. Kevin C. Thomson 22 B Troop, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Reno, Nevada One of eight soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009
Sgt. Ryan C. Adams 26 951st Engineer Company, Wisconsin Army National Guard Rhinelander, Wisconsin Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle using rocket-propelled grenade fire in Logar province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009
Pfc. Alan H. Newton Jr. 26 Headquarters Company, 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, 352nd Civil Affairs Command Asheboro, North Carolina One of two soldiers killed when they were attacked by a suicide bomber in Murcheh, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009
Pfc. Brandon A. Owens 21 118th Military Police Company, 503rd Military Police Battalion, 16th Military Police Brigade Memphis, Tennessee One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit using small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009
Capt. Benjamin A. Sklaver 32 Headquarters Company, 422nd Civil Affairs Battalion, 354th Civil Affairs Brigade, 352nd Civil Affairs Command Medford, Massachusetts One of two soldiers killed when they were attacked by a suicide bomber in Murcheh, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009. During a 2007 deployment to the Horn of Africa, Sklaver founded the ClearWater Initiative, a charitable organization dedicated to providing clean water to populations affected by natural or man-made humanitarian emergencies.
Sgt. Aaron M. Smith 25 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Manhattan, Kansas One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their unit using small arms fire in Nerkh district, Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 2, 2009
Spc. Russell S. Hercules Jr. 22 Company F, 4th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, 159th Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division Murfreesboro, Tennessee Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire in Wardak province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2009
Sgt. Roberto D. Sanchez 24 Company B, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment Satellite Beach, Florida Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2009
Senior Aircraftman Marcin Wojtak 24 34 Squadron, The Royal Air Force Regiment Leicester, England Killed when the vehicle he was commanding struck a roadside bomb in the desert south of Bastion Joint Operating Base in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 1, 2009
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