Killed in Iraq

February 24, 2005

As of yesterday, 1,484 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, 1,346 U.S. soldiers have died.

Latest identifications

Marine Cpl. John T. Olson, 21, Elk Grove Village, Ill.; killed during hostile action Monday in Anbar province; assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force; Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Army Spc. Clinton R. Gertson, 26, Houston; killed by small-arms fire Saturday in Mosul; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment; Fort Lewis, Wash.

Army 1st Lt. Adam Malson, 23, Rochester Hills, Mich.; killed by an explosive while on patrol Saturday in Baghdad; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment; Fort Drum, N.Y.

Army Spc. Seth R. Trahan, 20, Crowley, La.; killed by an explosive while on patrol Saturday in Baghdad; assigned to the National Guard's 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment; Crowley.

Army Sgt. Carlos J. Gil, 30, Orlando, Fla.; killed by an explosive Friday in Humaniyuh; assigned to the 377th Transportation Company, 181st Transportation Battalion; Mannheim, Germany.

Army Spc. Katrina L. Bell-Johnson, 32, Orangeburg, S.C.; died of injuries from a vehicle accident Feb. 16 in Baqouba; assigned to the 418th Transportation Company, 180th Transportation Battalion; Fort Hood, Texas.

Army Spc. Justin B. Carter, 21, Mansfield, Mo.; died of noncombat-related injuries Feb. 16 at Forward Operating Base McKenzie; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division; Fort Benning, Ga.

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