People With MN Ties Killed In Mideast

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Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon
Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29, of Bagley, Minn. was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 14, 2011 while conducting vehicle recovery operations and encountering a secondary explosion while dismounted.
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Navy SEAL John Faas
Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31, of Minneapolis, Minn., was killed on Aug. 6, 2011 when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter he was riding in crashed.
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Navy SEAL Nicholas Spehar
Navy SEAL Nicholas Spehar, of Chisago City, was killed on Aug. 6, 2011 when the Chinook helicopter crashed after being hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.
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Sgt. Emilio Campo, Jr.
Sgt. Emilio Campo, Jr. of Madelia, Minn. was killed in combat while serving in Iraq on June 6, 2011.
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Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy
Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy, 25, of St. Paul, died on Friday, April 15, 2011 in Afghanistan.
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Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize
Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize, 35, of Hancock, Minn., died April 4, 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq of wounds suffered in a non-combat related incident. He was assigned to the 367th Engineer Battalion, St. Cloud, Minn.
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Army Spc. Andrew C. Wilfahrt
Army Spc. Andrew C. Wilfahrt, 31 of Rosemount, Minn., died Feb. 27, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 504th Military Police Battalion, 8th Military Police Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.
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Cpl. Sean Osterman
Cpl. Sean Osterman
Cpl. Sean Osterman, 21, of Princeton, Minn., died on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 in Afghanistan.
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Senior Airman Dan Johnson
The family of Senior Airman Dan Johnson, 23, said he was killed in an attack in Afghanistan early October 2010. Originally from Ely, Minn., Johnson was in an explosive ordinance disposal team.
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Chief Warrant Officer Jonah D. McClellan
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonah David McClellan, 26, of Minnesota. McClellan entered the Army in August 2003 and arrived at Fort Campbell in September 2006. McClellan was a UH-60 Black Hawk pilot assigned to Bravo Company, 5th Battalion. McClellan died in a helicopter crash Sept. 21, 2010. McClellan is survived by his wife, Nina S. McClellan; sons Ayden and Renn McClellan; daughter Ayla M. McClellan; and parents Rodney and Susan McClellan, all of Battle Ground, Wash.
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Master Sgt. Daniel L. Fedder
In Pine City, patriotism was visible on every streetlight in town after the death of Master Sgt. Daniel L. Fedder, 34, was announced by the Dept. of Defense Aug. 30, 2010. He had been killed in Afghanistan three days earlier.
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Ryane Clark
Ryane Clark
Army Pfc. Ryane Clark, 22, the son of Rick and Tracy Clark of New London, was killed in Afghanistan on Oct. 4, 2010 while serving his country in Operation Enduring Freedom.
Christopher Goeke
1st Lt. Christopher Goeke
1st Lt. Christopher Goeke, 23, of Apple Valley, was killed July 13, 2010 in an attack in Kandahar.Goeke was a member of the 4th Brigade Combat Team of the 82nd Airborne Division, based at Fort Bragg, N.C.
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Spc. Matthew Johnson
Spc. Matthew Johnson
The Department of Defense has announced the combat death of Spc. Matthew Johnson, 21, of Maplewood. Johnson was killed during an Improvised Explosive Device Attack in Lagman, Afghanistan.
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Corporal Jeffrey Standfest
Corporal Jeffrey R. Standfest from St. Clair, Minn. died June 16, 2010 in hostile fire. He was part of U.S. Marine, 3rd Combat Engineer Battalion (Combat Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade (Combat), Fort Bragg, N.C.
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Randell D. Voas
Randell D. Voas
The Defense Department says 43-year-old Maj. Randell D. Voas of Lakeville, Minn., died when a U.S. Air Force Osprey crashed near Kandahar.
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Lance Cpl. Curtis Swenson
Lance Cpl. Curtis Swenson
Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson of Rochester, Minn., died April 2, 2010 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province of Afghanistan. The 20-year-old was a mortarman with Weapons Company in the 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment at Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.
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Pfc. Kham Xiong
Kham Xiong was one of the 13 people confirmed killed Nov. 5, 2009, when Army psychiatrist Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan opened fire at Fort Hood.
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Staff Sergeant Aaron Taylor
Twenty-seven-year-old Staff Sergeant Aaron Taylor of Two Harbors, Minn. was on foot patrol in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan on Oct. 9, 2009 when he was killed by an improvised explosive device.
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Spc. George W. Cauley
Minnesota National Guard Spc. George W. Cauley died Saturday. The Department of Defense says the 24-year-old was wounded Oct. 7, 2009 when insurgents attacked his vehicle with a homemade bomb in Afghanistan's Helmand province.
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Maj. Tad. T. Hervas
Maj. Tad. T. Hervas
Maj. Tad. T. Hervas of Coon Rapids died Oct. 6, 2009, at Contingency Operating Base in Basra.
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Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge
Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge
Staff Sgt.Todd Selge, a 25-year-old Burnsville native, died in Iraq. His family was notified on Sept. 2. Selge was serving with the 2nd Infantry Division, based in Fort Lewis, Wash.
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Pfc. Jonathan Yanney
Pfc. Jonathan C. Yanney 20 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combate Team, 2nd Infantry Division Litchfield, Minnesota. One of two soldiers killed hen a roadside bomb detonated near their unit in Arghandab, Afghanistan, on August 18, 2009.
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Ranger Ben Kopp
Ranger Ben Kopp
Army Ranger Ben Kopp of Rosemount died July 18, 2009 in Washington, D.C. at Walter Reed Medical Center. Kopp was shot in the leg during a combat operation in Afghanistan on July 10, 2009.
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Capt. Thomas J. Gramith
Capt. Thomas J. Gramith
Capt. Thomas J. Gramith of Eagan, Minn., 27, was killed when his North Carolina-based Air Force fighter jet crashed in eastern Afghanistan on July 17, 2009. He was assigned to the 336th Fighter Squadron at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base.
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Spc. Dan Drevnick
Spc. Dan Drevnick
Minnesota Army National Guard Spc. Dan Drevnick, 22, from Woodbury was killed along with two other soldiers from Minnesota by a rocket attack in Basra, Iraq. They were from the 34th Infantry "Red Bull" National Guard unit.
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Army Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV
Army Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV
Army Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV, 27, from Cottage Grove was killed along with two other soldiers from Minnesota by a rocket attack in Basra, Iraq. They were from the 34th Infantry "Red Bull" National Guard unit.
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James Wertish
James Wertish
Spc. James D. Wertish, 20, from Olivia was killed along with two other soldiers from Minnesota by a v attack in Basra, Iraq. They were from the 34th Infantry "Red Bull" National Guard unit.
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Spc. Chester W. Hosford
Spc. Chester W. Hosford
Spc. Chester W. Hosford, 35, of Hastings, Minn., was killed when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.
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Philip Windorski Jr
Philip Windorski Jr
Chief Warrant Officer Philip Windorski Jr., Army, 36, of Grand Rapids, died Jan. 26, 2009, when two helicopters crashed in northern Iraq.
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Staff Sgt. Brian E. Studer
Staff Sgt. Brian E. Studer
The Department of Defense says 28-year-old Staff Sgt. Brian E. Studer of Ramsey died August 22 in Ghazni, Afghanistan.
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Spec. Qixing Lee
Spec. Qixing Lee, 20, of Minneapolis, Minn. died in Taji, Iraq, when a makeshift bomb exploded near his M2A3 Bradley vehicle during comat operations. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
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Spc. Jacob Fairbanks
Spc. Jacob Fairbanks
Spc. Jacob J. Fairbanks, 22, of St. Paul, died April 9, 2008 in Baghdad of injuries the military described as non-combat-related.
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Army Specialist Gregory Rundell
Army Specialist Gregory Rundell
Army Spec. Gregory B. Rundell, 21, of North St. Paul, was killed by a sniper March 26, 2008, while manning a guard tower at a base just north of Baghdad.
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Paul Reuben
Paul Reuben
On March 27, 2008, it was announced that FBI officials identified the remains of Paul Johnson-Reuben of Minneapolis. He was among a group of contractors ambushed in 2006 at a fake security checkpoint near the Iraq-Kuwait border.
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Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Ryan Kahler
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Ryan Kahler
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Ryan Kahler, 29, of Granite Falls, Minn., died Jan. 26, 2008 from injuries sustained from small arms fire in Waygul, Afghanistan.
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Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Pionk
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Pionk
Sgt. 1st Class Matthew Pionk was one of six soldiers killed Jan. 9, 2008 in Sinsil, Iraq, when an explosive detonated during combat operations.
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Pfc. Joshua R. Anderson
Pfc. Joshua R. Anderson
Pfc. Joshua R. Anderson, 24, from Jordan, Minn. died on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2008 in Kamasia.
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Army Spc. Randy Pickering
Army Spc. Randy Pickering
Army Spc. Randy W. Pickering, 31, died Sunday, Dec. 10, 2007 in Baghdad of "injuries sustained in a non-combat related incident."
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Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason
Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason
Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason, 42, of Hayfield, died Nov. 28. Tobiason died in Baghdad from injuries he suffered in an accident.
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Bill Juneau
Bill Juneau
William Lawrence Juneau (security contractor), 36, from Rush City, died Nov. 26, 2007 at the 86th Combat Support Hospital after his convoy was hit the same day by an improvised explosive device about 50 miles outside Baghdad, according to DynCorp International of Falls Church, Va.
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Army Sgt. Andrew Nelson
Army Sgt. Andrew Nelson
Army Sgt. Andrew Nelson, 22, from Moorhead, was killed Aug. 29, 2007 when he was on patrol outside of Tikrit, Iraq.
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Army Staff Sgt. Jacob Thompson
Staff Sgt. Jacob Thompson
Staff Sgt. Jacob Thompson, 26, from North Mankato, was killed when a bomb exploded while he and two other soldiers were searching a house in Baqubah.
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Army Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert
Army Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert
Army Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert, 19, of Lake City, Minn, was killed June 21, 2007 during combat in Baghdad.
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Sgt. Jason A. Schumann
Sgt. Jason A. Schumann
Sgt. Jason A. Schuman, of Hawley, Minn., who was killed in Iraq on May 19, 2007.
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Army Pfc. Robert Dixon
Army Pfc. Robert Dixon
Army Pfc. Robert Dixon, 28, was just three months into his tour in Iraq when he was hit by an improvised explosive device on May 6, 2007.
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Army Sgt. Joshua Schmit
Army Sgt. Joshua Schmit, 26, of Willmar, was killed when the the Humvee he was commanding was hit by a roadside bomb in Iraq on April 14, 2007.
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Cpl. Conor G. Masterson
Cpl. Conor G. Masterson
Cpl. Conor G. Masterson, 21, from Woodbury, died April 7, 2007 of wounds he suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle in eastern Afghanistan.
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Lance Corporal Daniel Olsen
Lance Corporal Daniel Olsen
Lance Corporal Daniel Olsen is the 56th person with strong Minnesota ties to die in connection with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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Spc. Sean K. McDonald
Spc. Sean K. McDonald
Spc. Sean K. McDonald, 21, of Rosemount, Minn., died March 25, 2007 in Baghdad, Iraq.
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Sgt. Greg N. Riewer
Sgt. Greg N. Riewer
Sgt. Greg N. Riewer, 28, of Frazee, was killed while on patrol March 23, 2007 in Fallujah with soldiers from the Bemidji-based Company A, 2nd Battalion, 136th Infantry when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb.
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Sgt. Chad M. Allen
Sgt. Chad M. Allen
Sgt. Chad M. Allen, 25, of Maple Lake, Minn., died Feb. 28, 2007 while conducting combat operations in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
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Sgt. William Beardsley
Sgt. William Beardsley
Sgt. William Beardsley, 25, of Coon Rapids, Minn., died in Iraq Feb. 26, 2007 when a IED exploded near his vehicle.
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Sgt. Maj. Michael Mettille
Sgt. Maj. Michael Mettille
Sgt. Maj. Michael Mettille, 44, of West St. Paul, was found in his barracks at Camp Adder in Iraq after apparently suffering a heart attack or aneurysm in Feb. 2007.
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Sgt. James M. Wosika Jr.
Sgt. James M. Wosika Jr.
Sgt. James M. Wosika Jr., 24, of St. Paul, was killed by an improvised explosive device Jan. 9, 2007 while on foot patrol in Fallujah, Iraq.
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Spc. Nicholas Turcotte
Spc. Nicholas Turcotte
Spc. Nicholas Turcotte, 23, from Maple Grove, was killed in a non-combat vehicle rollover near Nasiriyah, Iraq on Dec. 4, 2006.
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Spc. Cory Rystad
Spc. Cory Rystad
Spc. Corey Rystad, 20, from Red Lake Falls, was killed near Fallujah, Iraq when an improvised explosive device exploded on Dec. 2, 2006.
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Spc. Bryan McDonough
Spc. Bryan McDonough
Spc. Bryan T. McDonough, 22, from Maplewood, was killed near Fallujah on Dec. 2, 2006 when he was hit by an improvised explosive device.
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Charles Komppa
Charles Komppa
Petty Officer 2nd Class Charles 'Chuck' Komppa, 35, from Sebeka, died Oct. 24, 2006 in the al-Anbar province when a roadside bomb exploded next to the Humvee he and a four-Marine escort were traveling in.
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Staff Sgt. Kevin Witte
Staff Sgt. Kevin Witte
Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Witte, 27, from Beardsley, died Oct. 20, 2006 in Baghdad of injuries suffered when a bomb exploded near his vehicle during a combat patrol.
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Cpl. Jonathan Benson
Cpl. Jonathan Benson
Cpl. Jonathan Benson, 21, from North Branch, died Sept. 9, 2006 in Texas after being injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq in June.
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Sgt. Joshua Robert Hanson
Sgt. Joshua Robert Hanson
Staff Sgt. Joshua Robert Hanson, 27, from Dent, died in Iraq on Aug. 30, 2006 when an explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Six other soldiers were wounded in the attack.
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Army Spec. Troy Carlin Linden
Army Spec. Troy Carlin Linden
Army Spc. Troy Carlin Linden, 22, from Rochert, was killed July 8, 2006 in Iraq when a roadside bomb when off near the Humvee he was driving.
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Spec. Kyle R. Miller
Spec. Kyle R. Miller
Spc. Kyle R. Miller, 19, of Willmar, died June 29, 2006 near Balad, Iraq, when a roadside bomb exploded. He was a passenger in the lead vehicle escorting a convoy.
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Spc. Brent W. Koch
Spc. Brent W. Koch
Spc. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton, died June 16, 2006 when an explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Ad Diwaniyah, Iraq.
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Capt. Nathaniel Doring
Capt. Nathaniel Doring
Capt. Nathanael J. Doring, 31, formerly of Apple Valley, was killed May 27, 2006 in a helicopter crash near the Al Taqaddum airbase in Iraq.
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Lance Cpl. Robert Posivio III
Lance Cpl. Robert Posivio III
Lance Cpl. Robert Posivio III, 22, from Sherburn, Posivio was killed by a roadside bomb while riding in a Humvee in Iraq's Al Anbar Province on May 23, 2006.
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Eric W. Totten
Eric W. Totten
Chief Warrant Officer Eric W. Totten, 34, a St. Paul native, died May 5, 2006 with nine other soldiers when a helicopter fell into a ravine during a mountaintop landing in Kunar Province in Afghanistan.
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Lance Cpl. Adam J. Vanalstine
Lance Cpl. Adam J. Vanalstine
Lance Cpl. Lance Cpl. Adam J. Vanalstine 21, of Superior, Wis., died Feb. 25, 2006 from an improvised explosive device in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
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Cpl. Andrew Kemple
Cpl. Andrew Kemple
Army Cpl. Andrew Kemple, 23, of Cambridge, was killed Feb. 12, 2006 when his Humvee was attacked in Tikrit, Iraq.
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Roland Barvels
Roland Barvels
Roland C. Barvels (civilian), 42, of Aberdeen, S.D., who was working as a police liaison officer, was killed Jan. 18, 2006 in a roadside bombing. Barvels grew up in Minnesota.
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Maj. Stuart Anderson
Maj. Stuart Anderson
Iowa National Guard Maj. Stuart Anderson, 44, from Dubuque, Iowa, who was born in Hoffman, Minn., was killed Jan. 7, 2006, when his Black Hawk helicopter crashed near Tal Afar.
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Kyle M. Kaszynski
Kyle M. Kaszynski
Kyle M. Kaszynski (civilian), 39, of Elmwood, Wis., was working for a private security company when he was killed by a roadside bomb Dec. 20, 2005. Kaszynski was a St. Paul police officer.
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Staff Sgt. Kenneth B. Pospisil
Staff Sgt. Kenneth B. Pospisil
Marine Staff Sgt. Kenneth B. Pospisil, 35, of Andover, was killed when a bomb exploded during combat near Al Ramadi on Dec. 14, 2005.
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Cpl. Anthony McElveen
Cpl. Anthony McElveen
Marine Cpl. Anthony McElveen, 21, of Little Falls, was killed by a roadside bomb near Fallujah on Dec. 1, 2005.
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Lance Cpl. Scott Modeen
Lance Cpl. Scott Modeen
Marine Lance Cpl. Scott Modeen, 24, of New Hope, was killed by a roadside bomb near Fallujah on Dec. 1, 2005.
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Master Sgt. Brett Angus
Master Sgt. Brett Angus
Marine Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus, 40, formerly of St. Paul, was killed Nov. 26, 2005 by an explosive device near Camp Taqaddum, Iraq. A career Marine, Angus joined the service after high school and was based out of Camp Pendleton, Calif.
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Lance Cpl. Roger Deeds
Lance Cpl. Roger Deeds
Marine Lance Cpl. Roger W. Deeds, 24, formerly of Truman, was killed Nov. 16, 2005 while battling insurgents in Ubaydi, Iraq. Deeds attended school in Truman from third grade through eighth grade.
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Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch
Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch
Army Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch, 21, from Vadnais Heights, died Oct. 3, 2005 when a bomb exploded in Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq, near the Humvee he was riding in.
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Pfc. Elden D. Arcand
Pfc. Elden D. Arcand
Pfc. Elden D. Arcand, 22, from White Bear Lake, died Aug. 21, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, when the vehicle he was riding in rolled over.
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Sgt. Michael Benson
Sgt. Michael Benson
Army Sgt. Mike Benson, 40, from Winona, was injured when the Humvee he was riding in was struck by a bomb Aug. 2, 2005. Eight days later, he died in the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. (Credit:Winona Daily News)
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Sgt. Bryan James Opskar
Sgt. Bryan James Opskar
Sgt. Bryan James Opskar, 32, born in Princeton, was killed July 23, 2005, when a roadside bomb exploded.
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Corey J. Goodnature
Corey J. Goodnature
Warrant Officer Corey J. Goodnature, 35, of Clarks Grove, was one of 16 troops killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005.
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First Lt. Michael Fasnacht
First Lt. Michael Fasnacht
1st Lt. Michael Fasnacht, 25, from Mankato, was killed June 8, 2005 when a roadside bomb exploded near the truck he was driving while on patrol in Tikrit, Iraq. Fasnacht grew up in Janesville, Minn.
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Matt Lourey
Matt Lourey
Chief Warrant Officer Matthew Lourey, 41, died May 27, 2005 in Iraq after his helicopter was shot down.
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Kelly Hinz
Capt. Kelly Hinz
Capt. Kelly C. Hinz, 30, was killed in an apparent crash of two F/A-18 Hornet jets over south-central Iraq May 2, 2005. Hinz graduated from St. Thomas Academy in Mendota Heights, Minn. and the University of St. Thomas.
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Travis Bruce
Spec. Travis Bruce
Spec. Travis Bruce, 22, from Rochester, was on his second tour of duty in Iraq when he was killed March 23, 2005. He was struck by a grenade while guarding a building in Baghdad.
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Staff Sgt. David Day
Staff Sgt. David Day
Staff Sgt. David Day, 25, from St. Louis Park, was killed Feb. 21, 2005 in Baghdad. Day's family said a roadside bomb killed him as he tried to rescue a wounded soldier from an overturned Humvee.
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Sgt. Jesse Lhotka
Sgt. Jesse Lhotka
Sgt. Jesse Lhotka, 24, from Appleton, served with the Army National Guard's 151st Field Artillery and was killed Feb. 21, 2005, when an improvised explosive device exploded while he was helping carry other injured soldiers to a helicopter.
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Lt. Jason Timmerman
Lt. Jason Timmerman
Lt. Jason Timmerman, 24, from Tracy, served with the Army National Guard's 151st Field Artillery and died Feb. 21, 2005 in Baghdad, when an improvised explosive device went off.
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Sgt. 1st Class Mickey Zaun
Sgt. 1st Class Mickey Zaun
Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, from Brooklyn Park, died Jan. 28, 2005 in Mosul, Iraq, from injuries sustained in a collision between two armored vehicles.
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Army Sgt. Michael Carlson
Army Sgt. Michael Carlson
Army Sgt. Mike Carlson, 22, from St. Paul, Carlson died near Baghdad Jan. 24, 2005 when his Bradley fighting vehicle overturned.
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Spc. Dwayne James McFarlane Jr.
Spc. Dwayne James McFarlane Jr.
Spc. Dwayne J. McFarlane Jr., 20, from Cass Lake, was killed Jan. 9, 2005, when a roadside bomb went off while he was on foot patrol near Baghdad.
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Jamie Michalsky
Jamie Michalsky
Jamie Michalsky (civilian), 23, of Cokato, was killed Oct. 23, 2004 in a bomb blast in Afghanistan. She was working as a translator in Uzbekistan but was in Afghanistan for medical treatment.
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John Pinsonneault
John Pinsonneault
John Pinsonneault (civilian), 39, from North Branch, was killed Oct. 14, 2004 in a bombing in Baghdad.
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David Cedergren
David Cedergren
Navy Petty Officer David Cedergren, 25, from Zimmerman, died Sept. 11, 2004 in a non-combat incident in Iraq.
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Spc. James Holmes
Spc. James Holmes
Spc. James J. Holmes, 28, from East Grand Forks, died May 8, 2004, five days after a roadside bomb exploded while he was on patrol in a Humvee.
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Lance Cpl. Levi Angell
Lance Cpl. Levi Angell
Marine Lance Cpl. Levi Angell, 20, from Cloquet, died April 8, 2004 in Abu Ghurayb when his Humvee was hit by a rocket-propelled grenade.
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Pvt. 1st Class Moises A. Langhorst
Pvt. 1st Class Moises A. Langhorst
Pvt. 1st Class Moises A. Langhorst, 19, from Moose Lake, died April 5, 2004 in Anbar province, which includes the city of Fallujah, where battles with the Sunni Muslim insurgency killed hundreds of U.S. troops.
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Pfc. Matthew Milczark
Pfc. Matthew Milczark
Marine Pfc. Matthew Milczark, 18, from Kettle River, died March 8, 2004 in a non-combat incident in Kuwait.
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Spec. Daniel James McConnell
Spec. Daniel James McConnell, 27, of Duluth, Minn, died in Kirkuk, Iraq, when he was involved in a vehicle accident. His family says the accident was not combat-related. He was assigned to the 27th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. He left behind two daughters, ages two and five.
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Cpl. Tyler Fey
Cpl. Tyler R. Fey, 22, of Eden Prairie, Minn., died in Al Abar Province, Iraq due to injuries received from hostile fire. He was assigned to 1st Combate Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, 1 Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, CA.
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Cpl. Demetrius Lamont Rice
Cpl. Demetrius Lamont Rice
Cpl. Demetrius L. Rice, 24, of Ortonville, Minn. was one of two soldiers who died in Talafar, Iraq, on July 14, 2004 when their vehicle rolled over as the driver tried to avoid another vehicle. The two soldiers were assigned to the army's 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, Wash.
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Chief Warrant Officer Patrick D. Dorff
Chief Warrant Officer Patrick D. Dorff
Chief Warrant Officer Patrick Dorff, 32, of Buffalo, Minn., died near Mosul, Iraq, on Jan. 25, 2004 when his chopper went down into the Tigris River while conducting a search-and-rescue mission after four soldiers' watercraft capsized. Dorff was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation (Fort Drum); However, in support of mission requirements, he was attached to the 3rd Squadron, 17th Cavalry, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, NY.
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Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellermann
Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellermann
Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellermann, 35, from Freeport, died Aug. 6, 2003, when an Iraqi vehicle opened fire on his unit in Baghdad.
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Staff Sgt. Dale A. Panchot
Staff Sgt. Dale A. Panchot, 26 of Northome, Minn., died south of Balad, Iraq, on Nov. 17, 2003 when his vehicle was struck by enemy rocket and small arms fire while on patrol. He was assigned to B Company, 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Carson, CO.
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Pfc. Edward Herrgott
Pfc. Edward Herrgott
Pfc. Edward j. Herrgott, 20, of Shakopee, Minn. died in Bahgdad, Iraq, when a sniper shot him in the neck outside the national museum. He died July 3, 2003 from a gunshot wound while on patrol. He was assigned to the 1-36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Armored Division, Wiesbaden, Germany.
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Major Curtis Feistner
Maj. Curtis D. Feistner, 25, of White Bear Lake, MN, died along with 10 other servicepersons, who were all on board the MH-47 aircraft that crashed at sea in the Southern Phillipines on Feb. 21, 2002.
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