To honor the war dead and fill an information gap in US mass media, City Newspaper will run weekly lists of American/"Coalition" soldiers killed during the ongoing occupation of Iraq.
838 American soldiers and 116 "Coalition" soldiers have been killed in Iraq since the beginning of the occupation to June 14. At least 5,013 American soldiers have been wounded in action since the war began.
American soldiers killed from June 8-14:
Private First Class Thomas D. Caughman; 20; Lexington, South Carolina | Lance Corporal Jeremy L. Bohlman; 21; Sioux Falls, South Dakota | Captain Humayun S. M. Khan; 27; Bristow, Virginia | Sergeant Jamie A. Gray; 29; Montpelier, Vermont | Sergeant Frank T. Carvill; 51; Carlstadt, New Jersey | Specialist Ryan E. Doltz; 26; Mine Hill, New Jersey | Specialist Christopher M. Duffy; 26; Brick, New Jersey | Sergeant Justin L. Eyerly; 23; Salem, Oregon | Private First Class Melissa J. Hobart; 22; Ladson, South Carolina | Specialist Justin W. Linden; 22; Portland, Oregon | First Lieutenant Erik S. McCrae; 25; Portland, Oregon | Sergeant Melvin Y. Mora; 27; Columbia, Missouri | Sergeant Humberto F. Timoteo; 25; Newark, New Jersey
Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, www.antiwar.com, CNN, The New York Times
--- Jennifer Weiss