To honor the war dead and fill an information gap in US mass media, City Newspaper will run weekly lists of American/"Coalition" soldiers and Iraqi citizens killed during the ongoing occupation of Iraq.
770 American soldiers, 108 "Coalition" soldiers, and approximately 9,000 Iraqi soldiers and 10,750 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq since the beginning of the occupation to May 10.
American soldiers killed from May 4-10:
Staff Sergeant Hesley Box, Jr.; 24; Nashville, Arkansas | Corporal Jeffrey G. Green; 20; Dallas, Texas | Private First Class Bradley G. Kritzer; 18; Irvona, Pennsylvania | Specialist James E. Marshall; 19; Tulsa, Oklahoma | Corporal Dustin H. Schrage; 20; Brevard, Florida | Private First Class Jesse R. Buryj; 21; Canton, Ohio | First Lieutenant Christopher J. Kenny; 32; Miami, Florida | Private First Class Lyndon A. Marcus; 21; Long Beach, California | Sergeant Marvin R. Sprayberry; 24; Tehachapi, California | Sergeant Gregory L. Wahl; 30; Salisbury, North Carolina | Gunnery Sergeant Ronald E. Baum; 38; Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania | Staff Sergeant Erickson H. Petty; 28; Fort Gibson, Oklahoma | Petty Officer Second Class Michael C. Anderson; 36; Daytona, Florida | Specialist Ervin Caradine, Jr.; 33; Memphis, Tennessee | Petty Officer Second Class Trace W. Dossett; 37; Orlando, Florida | Private Jeremy L. Drexler; 34; Topeka, Kansas | Petty Officer Second Class Robert B. Jenkins; 35; Stuart, Florida | Petty Officer Third Class Ronald A. Ginther; 37; Auburndale, Florida | Sergeant Joshua S. Ladd; 20; Port Gibson, Mississippi | Petty Officer Second Class Scott R. McHugh; 33; Boca Raton, Florida | Staff Sergeant Todd E. Nunes; 29; Chapel Hills, Tennessee | Specialist Ramon C. Ojeda; 22; Ramona, California | Staff Sergeant Kendall Thomas; 36; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands | Captain John E. Tipton; 32; Fort Walton Beach, Florida | Staff Sergeant Oscar D. Vargas-Medina; 32; Chicago, Illinois | Corporal Scott M. Vincent; 21; Bokoshe, Oklahoma | Corporal Joshua S. Wilfong; 22; Walker, West Virginia
Sources: US Department of Defense, www.lunaville.org, Project on Defense Alternatives, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net
--- Jennifer Weiss