U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,759

October 15th, 2006  
Team Infidel

Topic: U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Hit 2,759

Media: The Associated Press
Byline: n/a
Date: 15 October 2006

As of Saturday, Oct. 14, 2006, at least 2,759 members of the U.S. military
have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an
Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At
least 2,198 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's

The AP count is seven more than the Defense Department's tally, last updated
Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 119 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18;
Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, six; El Salvador, four;
Slovakia, three; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia,
Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Romania, one death each.

The latest deaths reported by the military:

No deaths reported.

The latest identifications reported by the military:

_ Marine Sgt. Justin T. Walsh, 24, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; died Wednesday at
National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., from wounds suffered in Anbar
province on Oct. 5; assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine
Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.

_ Army Capt. Shane T. Adcock, 27, Mechanicsville, Va.; died Wednesday from
injuries suffered from enemy grenade fire in Hawijah; assigned to the 3rd
Battalion, 7th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 25th Infantry Division,
Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

_ Army Sgt. Gene A. Hawkins, 24, Orlando, Fla.; died Thursday in Mosul from
injuries sustained when an explosive detonated near his vehicle; assigned to
the 14th Engineer Battalion, 555th Combat Support Brigade (Maneuver
Enhancement), Fort Lewis, Wash.

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