News & Opinion » News

Body count 9.22.04

comment

To honor the war dead and fill an information gap in US mass media, City Newspaper will run weekly lists of American soldiers and Iraqi civilians killed during the occupation of Iraq.

The totals:

1028 American soldiers, 135 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 12,800 to 14,843 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to September 21.

American soldiers killed from Sept 14-21:

Petty Officer Third Class David A. Cedergren, 25; South St. Paul, Minnesota | Lance Corporal Cesar F. Machado-Olmos, 20; Spanish Fork, Utah | Specialist Michael A. Martinez, 29; Juan Díaz, Puerto Rico | Private First Class Jason L. Sparks, 19; Monroeville, Ohio | Lance Corporal Dominic C. Brown, 19; Austin, Texas | Specialist Edgar P. Daclan, Jr., 24; Cypress, California | Specialist Lauro G. DeLeon, Jr., 20; Floresville, Texas | Staff Sergeant Guy S. Hagy, Jr., 31; Lodi, California | Lance Corporal Michael J. Halal, 22; Glendale, Arizona | First Lieutenant Tyler H. Brown, 26; Atlanta, Georgia | Sergeant Jacob H. Demand, 29; Palouse, Washington | Lance Corporal Mathew D. Puckett, 19; Mason, Texas | Major Kevin M. Shea, 38; Washington, DC | Corporal Adrian V. Soltau, 21; Milwaukee, Wisconsin | Corporal Jaygee Meluat, 24; Tamaning, Guam | First Lieutenant Andrew K. Stern 24; Germantown, Tennessee | Corporal Christopher S. Ebert, 21; Mooresboro, North Carolina | Corporal Steven A. Rintamaki, 21; Lynnwood, Washington | Lance Corporal Gregory C. Howman, 28; Charlotte, North Carolina | Lance Corporal Drew M. Uhles, 20; Du Quoin, Illinois.

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, The Institute for Policy Studies, Foreign Policy In Focus, www.antiwar.com, CNN, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net

Add a comment