Casualties - July 6, 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 #: 686-05 -- Pvt. Anthony M. Mazzarella, 22, of Blue Springs, Mo., died July 5, in Taji, Iraq, when the HMMWV in which he was riding accidentally rolled over. Mazzarella was assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion, 13th Armor Regiment, 1st Armor Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
DoD Release #: 685-05 -- Spc. Christopher W. Dickison, 26, of Seattle, Wa., died July 5, in Baqubah, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near his patrol. Dickison was assigned to the Army's 2nd Battalion, 34th Armor Regiment, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
DoD Release #: 684-05 -- The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. They died on July 5, 2005, in Baghdad, Iraq, when an improvised explosive device detonated near their HMMWV during patrol operations. Both soldiers were assigned to 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.
Staff Sgt. Scottie L. Bright, 36, of Montgomery, Ala.
Cpl. Lyle J. Cambridge, 23, of Shiprock, N.M.
United States Navy
DoD Release #: 683-05 -- The Department of Defense announced today the death of two sailors who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.
Petty Officer 2nd Class Danny P. Dietz, 25, of Littleton, Colo. Dietz was assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team Two, Virginia Beach, Va.
Lt. Michael P. Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, N.Y. Murphy was assigned to SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.
Both died while conducting counter-terrorism operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan. Coalition forces located the service members while conducting a combat search and rescue operation July 4 in Kunar Province. Both sailors’ whereabouts had been unknown since June 28.
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