April
2006



Hospitalman Geovani Padilla Aleman, USN

Hospitalman Geovani Padilla Aleman, 20, of South Gate, Calif., died Apr. 2 as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was permanently assigned to Bethesda Naval Hospital, USNS Comfort Detachment and operationally assigned to Third Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment, 2/28 Brigade Combat Team.

Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Beisel, USMC

Lance Cpl. Jacob W. Beisel, 21, of Lackawaxen, Pa. l died March 31 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, USMC

Lance Cpl. Kun Y. Kim, 20, of Atlanta, Ga. died April 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Eric A. McIntosh, USMC

Staff Sgt. Eric A. McIntosh, 29, of Trafford, Pa. died April 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Scott J. Procopio, USMC

Cpl. Scott J. Procopio, 20, of Saugus, Mass. died April 2 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Andres Aguilar, USMC

Cpl. Andres Aguilar Jr., 21, of Victoria, Texas died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Aguilar was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Cpl. David A. Bass, USMC

Cpl. David A. Bass, 20, of Nashville, Tenn. died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Bass was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, USMC

Lance Cpl. Patrick J. Gallagher, 27, of Jacksonville, Fla. died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Gallagher was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, USMC

Lance Cpl. Felipe D. Sandoval-Flores, 20, of Los Angeles, Calif died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Sandoval-Flores was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, USMC

Cpl. Brian R. St. Germain, 22, of Warwick, R.I. died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. St. Germain was assigned to the 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, USMC

Staff Sgt. Abraham G. Twitchell, 28, of Yelm, Wash. died April 2, when the seven-ton truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Twitchell was assigned to the Combat Service Support Group-1, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, USMC

Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, 27, of Florence, Wis., has been listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) after the seven-ton truck in which he was riding rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq on April 2. Palmisano is assigned to the 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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(On April 13, the Dept of Defense released the following statement):
Lance Cpl. Eric A. Palmisano, 27, of Florence, Wis., died April 2, after the truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. The incident also resulted in the death of six other Marines. Palmisano was listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown until his body was recovered April 11. He was assigned to 1st Transportation Support Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, USN

Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Ore., has been listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown (DUSTWUN) after the seven-ton truck in which he was riding rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq on April 2. Nettles is assigned to Force Service Regiment 1 Fleet Marine Forces Pacific.

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(On April 21, the Dept of Defense released the following statement):
Petty Officer 3rd Class Marcques J. Nettles, 22, of Beaverton, Ore., died April 2, when the truck he was riding in rolled over in a flash flood near Al Asad, Iraq. Nettles was previously listed as Duty Status - Whereabouts Unknown. His body was recovered April 16. He was assigned to 1st Combat Logistics Battalion, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Pfc. Chase A. Edwards , USMC

Pfc. Chase A. Edwards, 19, of Lake Charles, La., died April 6 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. Edwards was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Juana Navarro-Arellano, USMC

Lance Cpl. Juana Navarro-Arellano, 24, of Ceres, Calif., died April 8 from wounds received while supporting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. She was assigned to 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

Lance Cpl. Bryan N. Taylor, USMC

Lance Cpl. Bryan N. Taylor, 20, of Milford, Ohio, died April 6 after being shot by an Iraqi Army soldier on a coalition base near Al Qaim, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, I I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The incident is currently under investigation.

Cpl. Richard P. Waller, USMC

Cpl. Richard P. Waller, 22, of Fort Worth, Texas, died April 7 from wounds received while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Marcus S. Glimpse, USMC

Lance Cpl. Marcus S. Glimpse, 22, of Huntington Beach, Calif., died April 12 as the result of an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini, USMC

Lance Cpl. Philip J. Martini, 24, of Lansing, Ill., died April 8, of a gunshot wound while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. Martini was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez, USMC

Lance Cpl. Stephen J. Perez, 22, of San Antonio, Texas was killed due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq on April 13. Perez was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Cpl. Salem Bachar, USMC

Cpl. Salem Bachar, 20, of Chula Vista, Calif. was killed due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province, Iraq on April 13. Bachar was assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

Pfc. Ryan G. Winslow, USMC

Pfc. Ryan G. Winslow, 19, of Jefferson, Ala. died April 15 in an attack on his vehicle during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq . Winslow was assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims, USMC

Lance Cpl. Justin D. Sims, 22, of Covington, Ky. died April 15 in an attack on his vehicle during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq . Sims was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Cpl. Pablo V. Mayorga, USMC

Cpl. Pablo V. Mayorga, 33, of Margate, Fla. died April 15 in an attack on his vehicle during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq . Mayorga was assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Derrick J. Cothran, USMC

Lance Cpl. Derrick J. Cothran, 21, of Avondale, La. died April 15 in an attack on his vehicle during combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq . Cothran was assigned to the 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Lance Cpl. Darin T. Settle, USMC

Lance Cpl. Darin T. Settle, 23, of Henley, Mo., died April 14 from a non-hostile motor vehicle accident in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Staff Sgt. Jason C. Ramseyer, USMC

Staff Sgt. Jason C. Ramseyer, 28, of Lenoir, N.C., died April 20 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Cpl. Eric R. Lueken, USMC

Cpl. Eric R. Lueken, 23, of Dubois, Ind., died April 22 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, USMC

Lance Cpl. Aaron W. Simons, 20, of Modesto, Calif., died April 24 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Ford, USMC

Lance Cpl. Michael L. Ford, 19, of New Bedford, Mass., died April 26 while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Al Anbar province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Tank Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

Cpl. Joseph S. Tremblay, USMC

Cpl. Joseph S. Tremblay, 23, of New Windsor, N.Y., died April 27 from injuries received from a mine explosion while conducting combat operations in vicinity of Hit, Iraq. He was assigned to Marine Forces Reserves 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Moundsville, W.Va. As part of Operation Iraqi Freedom his unit was attached to 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward).


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