Army Spc. Shawn D. Sykes Died May 7, 2009 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Portsmouth, Va.; assigned to 215th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; died May 7 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained from an accident that occurred May 5 at Combat Outpost Crazy Horse, Iraq.
Army SFC Hughton O. Brown, 43, of Brooklyn, New York. Died November 14, 2017, while supporting Operation Freedom's Sentinel. Assigned to 306th Engineer Company, 411th Engineer Brigade, Farmingdale, New York. Died as a result of a non-combat related incident at Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The incident has been placed under investigation.
Odell Died December 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom of Manassas, Va. assigned to Army Intelligence & Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Va. 21 when his base dining facility was attacked in Mosul, Iraq.
Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDCs) are specialized hospital corpsmen who aspire to reach the pinnacle of Navy Medicine. These Sailors serve on land or at sea alongside Navy and Marine Corps warfighters, and at isolated duty stations where no medical officer is assigned.
Army WO Travis R. Tamayo, 32, of Brownsville, Texas. Died September 16, 2016, supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Assigned to 202nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Fort Gordon, Georgia. Died of an undisclosed cause in a non-combat related situation in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The incident is being investigated.
Army Spc. Wai P. Lwin Died March 2, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 27, of Queens, N.Y.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York Army National Guard, Manhattan, New York; killed March 2 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad.
Army Pfc. Jacob S. Fletcher Died November 13, 2003 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Bay Shore, N.Y.; assigned to Company C, 2nd Battalion (Airborne), 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy; killed Nov. 13 when an improvised explosive device exploded next to the bus on which he was riding in Samara, Iraq.
The future USS Sioux City (LCS is launched into the Menominee River seconds after ship sponsor Mary Winnefeld, wife of retired Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld, christened the Freedom variant littoral combat ship.
Thompson Died June 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring…
Army Sgt. Thomas D. Robbins Died February 9, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 27, Schenectady, N.Y.; assigned to Troop A, 1st Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment (Stryker), Fort Lewis, Wash.; killed Feb. 9 when a collection of unexploded ordinance, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds detonated while being moved to a demolition point in Sinjar, Iraq.