Killed in Iraq

February 04, 2005

Killed in Iraq

As of yesterday, 1,440 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations. Since May 1, 2003, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 1,302 U.S. soldiers have died.

Latest identifications

Marine Cpl. Jonathan S. Beatty, 22, Ottawa, Ill.; died Jan. 27 from hostile action in Babil province; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Killed Jan. 24 northeast of Baghdad when their Bradley fighting vehicle overturned; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry, 1st Infantry Division; Vilseck, Germany:

Army Sgt. Michael C. Carlson, 22, St. Paul, Minn.

Army Sgt. Javier Marin Jr., 29, Mission, Texas.

Army Pfc. Jesus A. Leon-Perez, 20, Houston.

Army Staff Sgt. Joseph W. Stevens, 26, Sacramento, Calif.

Army Spc. Viktar V. Yolkin, 24, Spring Branch, Texas.

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