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A List of Texans Killed in The Iraq War - 2 December 2004

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A List of Texans Killed in The Iraq War - 2 December 2004

Posted: 3 Dec 2004 8:43AM GMT
Classification: Death
At least 113 Texas service members have died in Iraq since the war began March 20, 2003, according to the U.S. Department of Defense. ( www.defenselink.mil ) The list includes overseas casualties related to Operation Iraqi Freedom, both in combat and otherwise, as reported by the Department of Defense. Here's a brief look at those who have died:

2004:

_ Dec. 1: Marine Cpl. Zachary A. Kolda, 23, of Corpus Christi, was killed as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. Kolda was assigned to the Marine Forces Reserves' 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division in Houston.

_ Nov. 30: Army Sgt. Jose Guereca, 24, of Missouri City, was killed when his vehicle was hit by an improvised bomb in Fallujah. Guereca was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Nov. 26: Army Pvt. Brian K. Grant, 31, of Dallas, was killed when his unit was attacked by enemy small arms fire in Ramadi. He was assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, Camp Howze, Korea.

_ Nov. 16: Marine Lance Cpl. Louis W. Qualls, 20, of Temple, was killed as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 4th Marine Division, Grand Prairie.

_ Nov. 15: Marine Lance Cpl. William L. Miller, 22, of Pearland, was killed as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ Nov. 13: Army Capt. Sean P. Sims, 32, of El Paso, died when his unit received small arms fire while clearing a building in Fallujah. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Vilseck, Germany.

_ Nov. 13: Army Spc. Jose A. Velez, 23, of Lubbock, died when his unit came under fire while clearing an enemy stronghold in Fallujah. He was assigned to 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Nov. 13: Marine Sgt. Byron W. Norwood, 25, of Pflugerville, died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Nov. 10: Marine Staff Sgt. Gene Ramirez, 28, of Lytle, died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Nov. 10: Marine Lance Cpl. Wesley J. Canning, 21, of Friendswood, died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ Nov. 9: Army Maj. Horst G. Moore, 38, of Los Fresnos, died in Mosul when enemy mortar rounds detonated within his living area. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

_ Nov. 9: Army Spc. Travis A. Babbitt, 24, of Uvalde, died in Baghdad when his patrol was attacked by a rocket-propelled grenade and small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Nov. 9: Army Sgt. John B. Trotter, 25, of Marble Falls, died in Ar Ramadi when his patrol came under small arms fire. He was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Howze, Korea.

_ Nov. 9: Marine Staff Sgt. Russell L. Slay, 28, of Humble, died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ Nov. 8: Marine Lance Cpl. Thomas J. Zapp, 20, of Houston, died as a result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Oct. 28: Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael Battles Sr., 38, of San Antonio, died in Baghdad when a car bomb detonated near his checkpoint. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Oct. 14: Army Spc. Josiah H. Vandertulip, 21, of Irving, died when his patrol came under small arms fire in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Oct. 12: Army Spc. Michael S. Weger, 30, of Houston, died when his Humvee was struck by an improvised explosive in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Sept. 24: Marine Sgt. Timothy Shane Folmar, 21, of Sonora, was killed by enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Sept. 22: Army Pfc. Adam J. Harris, 21, of Abilene, was killed when he was shot by a sniper. He was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

_ Sept. 20: Marine Reserve Sgt. Foster L. Harrington, 31, of Fort Worth, was killed by enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the Marine Corps Reserve's 3rd Force Reconnaissance Company, Mobile, Ala.

_ Sept. 13: Marine Lance Cpl. Mathew D. Puckett, 19, of Mason, died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Sept. 13: Marine Lance Cpl. Dominic C. Brown, 19, of Austin died in Iraq's Al Anbar Province in a non-combat-related incident. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Sept. 12: Marine Pfc. Jason T. Poindexter, 20, of San Angelo, died from injuries received due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province. Poindexter was a rifleman assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Sept. 8: Army Reserve Spc. Lauro G. DeLeon Jr., 20, of Floresville, died in Balad when a bomb exploded near his convoy. DeLeon was assigned to the Army Reserve's 644th Transportation Company in Beaumont.

_ Sept. 7: Army Spc. Chad H. Drake, 23, of Garland, died in Baghdad when his patrol vehicle was hit by small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Sept. 6: Army National Guard Spc. Tomas Garces, 19, of Weslaco, died in Baghdad when his convoy was attacked by enemy forces using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to 1836th Transportation Company, Fort Bliss.

_ Sept. 5: Army Pfc. Ryan M. McCauley, 20, of Lewisville, died when enemy insurgents attacked his patrol with small-arms fire in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Sept. 3: Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Perez, 24, of Austin died as a result of enemy action in Anbar province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ Sept. 1: Marine Lance Cpl. Nickalous N. Aldrich, 21, of Austin died in a non-hostile vehicle accident. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Aug. 24: Marine Lance Cpl. Jacob R. Lugo, 21, of Flower Mound died as result of enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ Aug. 21: Marine Lance Cpl. Seth Huston, 19, of Perryton died due to enemy action in Al Anbar Province. Huston was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ Aug. 15: Army Spc. Mark Anthony Zapata, 27, of Edinburg, died when his unit came under fire in Najaf. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Aug. 9: Army Capt. Andrew R. Houghton, 25, of Houston, died from shrapnel wounds suffered during a patrol near Samarra on July 10 when the Bradley Fighting vehicle he was in came under rocket-propelled grenade fire. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Germany.

_ Aug. 2: Marine Sgt. Juan Calderon Jr., 26, of Weslaco, died while conducting "security and stability" operations in Anbar Province. He was with the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ July 5: Marine Lance Cpl. Michael S. Torres, 21, of El Paso, was killed while fighting in Al Anbar Provine. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ July 2: Army 2nd Lt. Brian D. Smith, 30, of McKinney, was shot and killed in Habbaniyah while conducting combat operations. Smith was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ June 21: Marine Lance Cpl. Pedro Contreras, 27, of Houston was killed by hostile fire in Al Anbar Province, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ June 3: Marine Lance Cpl. Todd J. Bolding, 23, of Manvel, died of wounds from hostile action in Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ May 15: Army Staff Sgt. Rene Ledesma, 34, of Abilene, died in Baghdad when an improvised explosive device exploded near his Bradley Fighting Vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ May 8: Army Spc. Isela Rubalcava, 25, of El Paso, died in Mosul when a mortar round hit near her. She was assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.

_ May 5: Marine Cpl. Jeffrey G. Green, 20, of Dallas, was found dead in the Euphrates River in Al Anbar Province, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 26: Marine Lance Cpl. Aaron C. Austin, 21, of Sunray, died from hostile fire in the Al Anbar Province. Austin was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 17: Marine Lance Cpl. Ruben Valdez, Jr., 21, of San Diego, was killed by enemy action in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ April 17: Army Pfc. Clayton W. Henson, 20, of Stanton, was killed when his convoy was ambushed in Dwaniyan. He was assigned to the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.

_ April 14: Army Sgt. Christopher Ramirez, 34, of Edinburg, died in Al Anbar Province from injuries sustained in combat. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ April 11: Marine Cpl. Daniel R. Amaya, 22, of Odessa, died from hostile fire in Anbar province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ April 11: Army Chief Warrant Officer Wesley C. Fortenberry, 38, Woodville, died when his helicopter was shot down. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

_ April 10: Army Spc. Adolf C. Carballo, 20, of Houston, died when struck by shrapnel in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ April 10: Army Sgt. William C. Eckhart, 25, of Rocksprings, died in an explosion in Baqubah. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Germany.

_ April 9: Marine Cpl. Matthew E. Matula, 20, of Spicewood, was killed by hostile fire. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 9: Marine Lance Cpl. Elias Torrez III, 21, of Veribest, was killed by hostile fire. He was assigned to 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ April 8: Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Wafford, 20, of Spring, was killed after a group of Marines were fired on in Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 6: Army Sgt. Gerardo Moreno, 23, of Terrell, died in a rocket-propelled grenade attack near Ashula, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ April 5: Marine Lance Cpl. Shane L. Goldman, 20, of Orange, died due to injuries received from hostile fire in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 5: Army Spc. Scott Q. Larson Jr., 22, of Houston, died when his convoy was ambushed in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

_ April 4: Army Spc. Robert Arsiaga, 25, of Greenwood, died when his unit's convoy was attacked by Shiite militiamen in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ April 4: Army Spc. Israel Garza, 25, of Lubbock, died when his unit's convoy was attacked by Shiite militiamen in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood.

_ April 1: Marine Pfc. Dustin M. Sekula, 18, of Edinburg, died of injuries sustained from enemy fire in Al Anbar Province. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ March 31: Army Spc. Michael Greg Karr Jr., 23, of San Antonio, was killed when an exposive detonated under the M-113 armored personnel carrier he was riding in north of Fallujah, Iraq. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ March 31: Army 1st Lt. Doyle M. Hufstedler III, 25, of Abilene, was killed when an explosive detonated under the M-113 armored personnel carrier he was riding in north of Fallujah. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ March 26: Marine Pfc. Leroy Sandoval Jr., 21, of Pasadena, died of a gunshot wound sustained during a battle with Iraqi insurgents in Fallujah. He was assigned to 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ March 25: Marine Cpl. James A. Casper, 20, of Coolidge, died in a non-combat related incident at Al Asad. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ March 19: Army Pfc. Jason C. Ludlam, 22, of Arlington, died March 19 in Ba'qubah, when he was electrocuted while laying telephone wires. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division in Germany.

_ March 18: Marine Pfc. Ricky A. Morris Jr., 20, of Lubbock, died as a result of enemy action in Al Qaim. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Twentynine Palms, Calif.

_ March 17: Army Spc. Tracy L. Laramore, 30, of Greenville, died in Baji. He drowned after the Bradley fighting vehicle in which he was riding overturned into a river. He was assigned to the 18th Infantry Regiment in Germany.

_ March 11: Army Staff Sgt. Joe L. Dunigan Jr., 37, of Belton, died in Fallujah, when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ Feb. 1: Army Pfc. Armando Soriano, 20, of Houston, died in Haditha in a vehicle accident. He was traveling in a two-vehicle convoy on a supply route when weather conditions caused his vehicle to slide off the road and roll over. He was assigned to the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Carson, Colo.

_ Jan. 24: Army Pfc. Ervin Dervishi, 21, of Fort Worth, died when a rocket-propelled grenade hit the Bradley Fighting Vehicle in which he was traveling in Baji. Hei was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Jan. 21: Army Pfc. David Parker, 20, of Bryan, died when a mortar round exploded near him at his compound in Baqubah. He was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Jan. 18: Army Master Sgt. Kelly L. Hornbeck, 36, of Fort Worth, died at the 28th Combat Support Hospital of wounds received Jan. 16 when an explosive hit his vehicle south of Samarra. He was assigned to the 10th Special Forces Group, Fort Carson, Colo.

_ Jan. 17: Army Spc. Larry E. Polley Jr., 20, of Center, died when his Bradley Fighting Vehicle struck a roadside bomb while his unit was conducting a surveillance sweep near the town of Taji, north of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Jan. 16: Army Staff Sgt. Roland L. Castro, 26, of San Antonio, died of a non-hostile gunshot wound in Camp Cedar II. He was assigned to the 12th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.

_ Jan. 2, 2004: Army Capt. Eric T. Paliwoda, 28, of Killeen, was killed in Balad. He was in his command post when it came under mortar attack. He died of injuries sustained in the attack. He was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

2003:

_ Dec. 28, 2003: Army Capt. Ernesto M. Blanco, 28, of San Antonio, died in Qaryat Ash Shababi when an improvised explosion hit his vehicle. He was assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

_ Dec. 28: Army Pvt. Rey D. Cuervo, 24, of Laguna Vista, was killed when an improvised explosive device hit his mounted patrol in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.

_ Dec. 22: Army Pfc. Stuart Moore, 21, of Livingston, was killed when an improvised explosive device struck his convoy in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

_ Dec. 7: Army Spc. Ray J. Hutchinson, 20, of League City, was killed when his vehicle hit an improvised explosive device on his way back from patrol. He was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

_ Dec. 2: Army Chief Warrant Officer Clarence E. Boone, 50, of Fort Worth in Kuwait from a heart attack. He was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ Nov. 28: Army Sgt. Ariel Rico, 25, of El Paso, was killed in action near Mosul when four mortar shells hit his base. He was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

_ Nov. 15: Army Sgt. John W. Russell, 26, of Portland, was killed when two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul. He was with the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

_ Nov. 8: Army Staff Sgt. Gary L. Collins, 32, of Hardin, killed while riding in a Bradley fighting vehicle that hit an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ Nov. 2: Army Sgt. Keelan Moss, 23, of Houston, killed near Fallujah when a helicopter was shot down by an anti-aircraft missile. He was assigned to the 5th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.

_ Oct. 28: Army Sgt. Michael Paul Barrera, 26, of Von Ormy, was killed at Baqouba when his tank was hit by an explosive. He was assigned to the 67th Armored Regiment, Fort Hood.

_ Oct. 22: Army Pfc. John P. Johnson, 24, of Houston, died of non-combat-related injuries in Baghdad. He was with the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

_ Oct. 13: Army Pfc. Stephen E. Wyatt, 19, of Kilgore, killed in action in Balad when his convoy was hit by an explosive and gunfire. He was assigned to the 17th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.

_ Oct. 1: Army Pfc. Analaura Esparza Gutierrez, 21, of Houston, was killed in action near Tikrit when a convoy was hit by an improvised explosive device and rocket-propelled grenades. She was assigned to 4th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Hood.

_ Sept. 18: Army Spc. Richard Arriaga, 20, of Ganado, was killed in action near Tikrit. He was one of three soldiers killed in a small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade ambush on their Humvee. He was assigned to the 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Hood.

_ Sept. 11: Army Sgt. Henry Ybarra, III, 32, of Austin, was killed in an accident in Balad. He died from injuries sustained when he was changing a tire on his military truck and the tire exploded. He was assigned to the 6th Cavalry Regiment in Germany.

_ Aug 6: Army Spc. Zeferino E. Colunga, 20, of Bellville, died from acute leukemia while he was serving in Iraq with the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.

_ July 26: Army Sgt. Daniel K. Methvin, 22, of Belton, was killed in action in Baghdad when a grenade was thrown from a window of an Iraqi civilian hospital. He was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ July 24: Army Staff Sgt. Hector R. Perez, 40, of Corpus Christi, was killed in action when his military convoy came under fire on the way toward Qayyarah, 185 miles north of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

_ July 19: Army 2nd Lt. Jonathan D. Rozier, 25, of Katy, was killed in action in Baghdad when his unit was fired on by rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire while providing security at a municipal building. He was assigned to the 1st Armored Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

_ July 11: Army Spc. Christian C. Schulz, 20, of Colleyville, was killed in non-combat related incident in Baqubah. Schulz was assigned to the 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood.

_ July 9: Army Sgt. Melissa Valles, 26, of Eagle Pass, was killed in non-combat related incident in Balad. She was assigned to the 64th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Carson, Colo.

_ June 27: Army Cpl. Tomas Sotelo, Jr., 22, of Houston, was killed in action in Baghdad. His convoy was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Polk, La.

_ June 17: Army Pvt. Robert L. Frantz, 19, of San Antonio, was killed in action in Baghdad. He was on guard duty when a local resident threw a grenade over the wall. He was assigned to the 1st Armored Division in Germany.

_ June 16: Army Spc. Joseph D. Suell, 24, of Lufkin, was killed in a non-combat related incident in Todjie. He was assigned to the 3rd Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.

_ May 28: Army Spc. Jose A. Perez, III, 22, of San Diego, was killed in action in Taji, Iraq. His convoy was ambushed. He was assigned to the 27th Field Artillery Regiment, Fort Sill, Okla.

_ April 28: Army 1st Sgt. Joe J. Garza, 43, of Robstown, was killed in an accident in Baghdad when his Humvee swerved to avoid a civilian vehicle. He fell out and was hit by a civilian vehicle. He was assigned to the 30th Infantry Regiment, Fort Benning, Ga.

_ April 22: Marine Chief Warrant Officer Andrew Todd Arnold, 30, of Spring, killed in an accident at a firing range near Kut. He was among three Marines killed when a rocket-propelled grenade launcher they were firing malfunctioned. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ April 7: Army Pfc. Anthony S. Miller, 19, of San Antonio, was killed in action by enemy indirect fire. He was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.

_ April 7: Marine Cpl. Jesus Martin Antonio Medellin, 21, of Fort Worth, killed in action in Central Iraq. He was riding in an Amphibious Assault Vehicle that was hit by enemy artillery. He was assigned to the 1st Marine Division, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 7: Air Force Capt. Eric B. Das, 30, of Amarillo, killed in action when the F-15E he was flying went down during a combat mission. He was assigned to the 333rd Fighter Squadron, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, N.C.

_ April 3: Marine Pfc. Chad E. Bales, 20, of Coahoma, killed in an accident near Ash Shahin. He was involved in a non-hostile vehicle accident during combat operations. He was assigned to 1st Force Service Support Group, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

_ April 2: Army Master Sgt. George A. Fernandez, 36, of El Paso, was killed in action in Northern Iraq. He was assigned to Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

_ April 2: Army Chief Warrant Officer Scott Jamar, 32, of Granbury, was killed in a helicopter accident in Central Iraq. He was in an UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter that crashed. He was assigned to the 3rd Aviation Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

_ March 23: Marine Staff Sgt. Phillip A. Jordan, 42, of Brazoria, was killed in action near Nasiriyah. He was with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ March 23: Army Sgt. Edward J. Anguiano, 24, of Brownsville was killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq. He was in a convoy on Iraqi Highway 7 that was ambushed pre-dawn after their convoy made a wrong turn. He was assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss.

_ March 23: Army Pvt. Ruben Estrella-Soto, 18, of El Paso was killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq. He was in a convoy on Iraqi Highway 7 that was ambushed pre-dawn after their convoy made a wrong turn. He was assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss.

_ March 23: Army Spc. James Kiehl, 22, of Comfort was killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq. He was in a convoy on Iraqi Highway 7 that was ambushed pre-dawn after their convoy made a wrong turn. He was assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss.

_ March 23: Army Chief Warrant Officer Johnny Villareal Mata, 35, of El Paso was killed in action near Nasiriyah, Iraq. He was in a convoy on Iraqi Highway 7 that was ambushed pre-dawn after their convoy made a wrong turn. He was assigned to the 507th Maintenance Company, Fort Bliss.

_ March 21: Marine Cpl. Brian Matthew Kennedy, 25, of Houston, killed in a CH-46E helicopter crash in Kuwait near the Iraq border. He was assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif.

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December 2, 2004 - 6:30 p.m. CST

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