March 28 —
U.S. and British troop casualties from the war. U.S. totals
(which include only those identified by military or confirmed by
family members): 27 dead, seven captured, 16 missing. British total:
22 dead (only 10 names have been released).
Air Force Maj. Gregory Stone, 40, Boise, Idaho, grenade
Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Michael Vann Johnson Jr., 25,
Little Rock, Ark., combat.
Marine Cpl. Evan James, 20, La Harpe, Ill., drowned in canal
Marine Sgt. Bradley S. Korthaus, 29, Davenport, Iowa, drowned in
Army Spc. Gregory P. Sanders, 19, Hobart, Ind., combat
Army Spc. Jamaal R. Addison, 22, Roswell, Ga., combat
Marine Sgt. Michael E. Bitz, 31, Ventura, Calif., combat
Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Rory Buesing, 20, Cedar Key, Fla.,
Marine Lance Cpl. David K. Fribley, 26, Fort Myers, Fla.,
Marine Cpl. Jose A. Garibay, 21, Costa Mesa, Calif., combat
Marine Cpl. Jorge A. Gonzalez, 20, Los Angeles, combat
Army Pfc. Howard Johnson II, 21, Mobile, Ala., combat
Marine Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Jordan, 42, Enfield, Conn.,
Marine 2nd Lt. Frederick E. Pokorney Jr., 31, Tonopah, Nev.,
Marine Cpl. Randal Kent Rosacker, 21, San Diego, combat
Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Slocum, 22, Thornton, Colo.,
Navy Lt. Thomas Mullen Adams, 27, La Mesa, Calif., helicopter
Marine Lance Cpl. Eric J. Orlowski, 26, Buffalo, N.Y., machine
Army Capt. Christopher Scott Seifert, 27, Easton, Pa., grenade
Army Reserve Spc. Brandon S. Tobler, 19, Portland, Ore., vehicle
Marine Maj. Jay Thomas Aubin, 36, Waterville, Maine, helicopter
Marine Capt. Ryan Anthony Beaupre, 30, Bloomington, Ill.,
Marine 2nd Lt. Therrel S. Childers, 30, Harrison County, Miss.,
Marine Lance Cpl. Jose Gutierrez, 22, Los Angeles, combat
Marine Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy, 25, Houston, helicopter
Marine Staff Sgt. Kendall Damon Waters-Bey, 29, Baltimore,
Date not given:
Marine Sgt. Nicolas M. Hodson, 22, Smithville, Mo., vehicle
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ronald D. Young Jr., 26, Lithia
Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 David S. Williams, 30, Orlando,
Army Spc. Edgar Hernandez, 21, Mission, Texas
Army Spc. Joseph Hudson, 23, Alamogordo, N.M.
Army Spc. Shoshana Johnson, 30, Fort Bliss, Texas
Army Pfc. Patrick Miller, 23, Park City, Kan.
Army Sgt. James Riley, 31, Pennsauken; N.J.
Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas A. Blair, 24, Broken Arrow, Okla.
Marine Pfc. Tamario D. Burkett, 21, Buffalo, N.Y.
Marine Cpl. Kemaphoom A. Chanawongse, 22, Waterford, Conn.
Marine Lance Cpl. Donald J. Cline, Jr., Washoe, Nev.
Marine Pvt. Jonathan L. Gifford, 20, Macon, Ill.
Marine Pvt. Nolen R. Hutchings, 19, Boiling Springs, S.C.
Army Pfc. Jessica Lynch, 19, Palestine, W.Va.
Army Spc. James Kiehl, 22, Comfort, Texas
Marine Lance Cpl. Patrick R. Nixon, 21, St. Louis.
Army Pvt. Brandon Sloan, 19, Bedford Heights, Ohio
Army Pfc. Lori Piestewa, 22, Tuba City, Ariz.
Army Sgt. Donald Walters, 33, Salem, Ore.
Army Master Sgt. Robert J. Dowdy, 38, Cleveland
Army Pvt. Ruben Estrella-Soto, 18, El Paso, Texas
Army Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Villareal Mata, 35, El Paso,
Marine Lance Cpl. Michael J. Williams, 31, Arizona
OTHER COALITION CASUALTIES:
Cpl. Stephen John Allbutt, Stoke-on-Trent, England, tank hit by
Trooper David Jeffrey Clarke, Littleworth, England, tank hit by
Sgt. Steven Mark Roberts, Bradford, England, combat
Lance Cpl. Barry Stephen, Perth, Scotland, combat
Flight Lt. Kevin Barry Main, jet shot down by friendly fire
Flight Lt. David Rhys Williams, jet shot down by friendly
Lt. Antony King, Helston, England, helicopter collision
Lt. Philip West, Budock Water, England, helicopter collision
Lt. James Williams, Falmouth, England, helicopter collision
Color Sgt. John Cecil, Plymouth, England, helicopter crash
|U.S. F18s taxi under the spot
light at the base in Kuwait before departing for a mission
over Iraq, Thursday March 27, 2003. (AP Photo/Russell Boyce,
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