[Vision2020] The Human Toll

Tom Hansen thansen at moscow.com
Tue Sep 26 11:25:15 PDT 2006

>From the October 2, 2006 edition of the Army Times -


U.S. service members who died while supporting combat operations in Iraq,
confirmed by the Defense Department from September 15 through September 21:

Army Sgt. 1st Class Bernard L. Deghand, 42, of Mayetta, Kan.; assigned to
the 35th Division Artillery, Kansas Army National Guard, Hutchinson, Kan. 

Navy Electronics Technician (SW/DV) 2nd Class David S. Roddy, 32, of
Aberdeen, Md.; assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit Two in
Norfolk, Va. 

Army Sgt. David J. Davis, 32, of Mount Airy, Md.; assigned to the 4th
Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Fort
Wainwright, Alaska 

Army Sgt. Adam L. Knox, 21, of Columbus, Ohio; assigned to the 346th
Psychological Operations Company, Army Reserve, Columbus, Ohio

Army Sgt. James R. Worster, 24, of Broadview Heights, Ohio; assigned to the
10th Combat Support Hospital, 43rd Area Support Group, Fort Carson, Colo. 

Marine Cpl. Yull Estrada Rodriguez, 21, of Alegre Lajas, Puerto Rico;
assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III
Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii 

Army Master Sgt. Robb G. Needham, 51, of Vancouver, Wash.; assigned to the
1st Battalion, 356th Regiment (Logistical Support), 4th Brigade, 91st
Division, Army Reserve, Fort Lewis, Wash.

Army Sgt. Clint E. Williams, 24, of Kingston, Okla.; assigned to the 1st
Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort
Hood, Texas

Army Pfc. Jeffrey P. Shaffer, 21, of Harrison, Ark.; assigned to the 2nd
Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Bamberg, Germany 

Army Spc. Russell M. Makowski, 23, of Union, Mo.; assigned to the 4th
Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry
Division, Fort Hood, Texas

September 15 - September 21
Killed: 10; wounded in action: 209

March 19, 2003 - September 21, 2006
Killed: 2,683; wounded in action: 20,322


And the beat goes on . . .

Seeya round town, Moscow.

Tom Hansen
Vandalville, Idaho

"Patriotism is not a short and frenzied outburst of emotion but the tranquil
and steady dedication of a lifetime."

-- Adlai E. Stevenson, Jr.

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