Wednesday, June 04, 2008


U.S. Confirmed Deaths
Reported Deaths: 4090
Confirmed Deaths: 4086
Pending Confirmation: 4
DoD Confirmation List
Latest Coalition Fatalities

MNF: MND-N Soldiers attacked by small-arms fire
Three Multi-National Division – North Soldiers were killed as a result of a small-arms fire attack in Al Hawijah near Kirkuk June 4. The names of the deceased are being withheld pending next of kin notification and release by the Department of Defense.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Spc. Christopher D. McCarthy, of Virginia Beach, Va., died 1 June 2008 at Forward Operating Base Ramadi, Iraq. His death is under investigation. He was assigned to the U.S. Joint Forces Command, Joint Reserve Unit, Norfolk, Va.

MNF: MND-B Soldier dies of non-battle related cause
A Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldier died from a non-battle related cause at approximately 8 a.m. June 3. The Soldier's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin and release by the Department of Defense.

DoD Identifies Army Casualty
Spc. Justin R. Mixon, 22, of Bogalusa, La., died June 1 in Baghdad Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.

Justin is a local Louisiana boy whom Mimi honored.

Information from Iraq Coalition Casualty Count

You may learn more about the fallen at IGTNT, a regular feature at Daily Kos intended to remember, to honor, to mourn.

--the BB


Grandmère Mimi said...

We're about to turn another corner, but not the corner that Bush & Co. talk about.

Lord, have mercy.

Paul said...

I began this feature after we hit 4000. It has kept me very aware of this one facet of the awful toll, of which there are many others, not least death of the Iraqi people.