Casualties - June 27, 2005
Condolences to the Family, Friends, and Comrades of the following Americans who lost their lives while in the pursuit of gaining freedom for others
DoD Release #: 646-05 -- Spc. Charles A. Kaufman, 20, of Fairchild, Wis., died June 26 in Baghdad, Iraq, where a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV. Kaufman was assigned to the Army National Guard's 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry, Arcadia, Wis.
United States Navy
DoD Release #: 651-05 -- Petty Officer 1st Class Regina R. Clark, 43, of Centralia, Wash., died June 23 in a convoy that was attacked by a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device in Fallujah. She was a culinary specialist deployed with Naval Construction Region Detachment 30, Port Hueneme, Calif., and was temporarily assigned to II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).
Clark: News Story here, (Reference: The News Tribune), and here (Reference KOMO TV).
United States Marines
DoD Release #: 648-05 -- The Department of Defense announced today the death of two Marines who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Pfc. Veashna Muy, 20, of Los Angeles, Calif.
Cpl. Chad W. Powell, 22, of West Monroe, La.
Both Marines died June 23 while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. Both Marines were assigned to 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
DoD Release#: 647-05 -- Cpl. Ramona M. Valdez, 20, of Bronx, N.Y., died June 23 while traveling in a convoy that was attacked by a suicide, vehicle-borne, improvised explosive device in Fallujah, Iraq. She was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Click on the names above for more information (Salute to Fallen Heroes Memorial)