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Other Deaths

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a U.S. military hospital of their injuries:

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Rogelio R. Garza Jr., 26, of Corpus Christi, Texas; specialist, Army. Garza was among three soldiers killed Aug. 11 when their platoon was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in the northeastern Afghanistan city of Nangalam. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Ft. Drum, N.Y.

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Michael D. Glover, 28, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; lance corporal, Marine Corps Reserve. Glover was one of two reservists killed Wednesday when their unit was attacked with small-arms fire while on foot patrol in Fallouja, Iraq, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Corps Reserve in Albany, N.Y.

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Aaron D. Jagger, 43, of Hillsdale, Mich.; first sergeant, Army. Jagger was among three soldiers killed Aug. 9 when a roadside bomb exploded near their Humvee in Ramadi, Iraq, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Friedberg, Germany.

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Kenneth A. Jenkins, 25, of Fouke, Ark.; staff sergeant, Army. Jenkins was killed Aug. 12 when his Humvee was attacked with small-arms fire at a checkpoint in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Hood, Texas.

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Michael C. Lloyd, 24, of San Antonio; staff sergeant, Army. Lloyd was one of two soldiers killed Aug. 12 when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on foot patrol in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Hood, Texas.

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John J. McKenna IV, 30, of Brooklyn, N.Y.; captain, Marine Corps Reserve. McKenna was one of two reservists killed Wednesday when their unit was attacked with small-arms fire while on foot patrol in Fallouja, Iraq, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Corps Reserve in Albany, N.Y.

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John P. Phillips, 29, of St. Stephen, S.C.; sergeant, Marine Corps. Phillips died Wednesday at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, where he was being treated for burn injuries suffered March 7 when a roadside bomb exploded near him in Iraq’s Al Anbar province, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 9th Engineer Support Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group, 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force in Okinawa, Japan.

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Ignacio Ramirez, 22, of Henderson, Nev.; specialist, Army. Ramirez was among three soldiers killed Aug. 9 when a roadside bomb exploded near their Humvee in Ramadi, Iraq, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Friedberg, Germany.

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Andrew R. Small, 19, of Wiscasset, Maine; private first class, Army. Small was among three soldiers killed Aug. 11 when their platoon was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in the northeastern Afghanistan city of Nangalam. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Ft. Drum, N.Y.

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James P. White Jr., 19, of Huber Heights, Ohio; private first class, Army. White was among three soldiers killed Aug. 11 when their platoon was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in the northeastern Afghanistan city of Nangalam. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Ft. Drum, N.Y.

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Shane W. Woods, 23, of Palmer, Alaska; specialist, Army. Woods was among three soldiers killed Aug. 9 when a roadside bomb exploded near their Humvee in Ramadi, Iraq, west of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 37th Armor Regiment, 1st Armored Division in Friedberg, Germany.

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Kevin L. Zeigler, 31, of Overland Park, Kan.; staff sergeant, Army. Zeigler was one of two soldiers killed Aug. 12 when a roadside bomb exploded while they were on foot patrol in Baghdad. He was assigned to the 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division at Ft. Hood, Texas.

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Sources: Department of Defense and the Associated Press


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