Nevada Warriors KIA
Nevada Warriors KIA
"Battle Born"
Updated: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Updated: Tuesday, January 6, 2015

  1. Cpl. Matthew Allen Commons 21, United States Army Ranger, 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment of Boulder City, Nevada was killed by enemy fire while disembarking a Chinook helicopter during Operation   Anaconda on March 4, 2002.
  2. L/Cpl. Donald John Cline 21 United States Marine Corps of Sparks, Nevada was killed in Iraq on March 23, 2003.
  3. Staff Sergeant Cameron Bryan Sarno 43, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed in Iraq September 1, 2003.
  4. L/Cpl. Nicholas Anderson 19, United States Marine Corps with 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Divison Expeditionary Force, was killed in Iraq on November 12, 2004.
  5. PFC. Daniel Guastafferro 27 fUnited States Army rom Las Vegas, Nevada was with 1st Battalion 503rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team Humvee machine gunner and Bronze Star recipient was killed in Iraq on January 7, 2005.
  6. PO/2 Shane Eric Patton 22, United States Navy of Boulder City, Nevada was killed when their MH-47D was shot down by enemy fire in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on June 28, 2005.
  7. Sgt Eric Morris 31, United States Army from Sparks, Nevada on a second tour of duty was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medals, was killed in Iraq on April 28, 2005.
  8. Spc. Anthony Cometa 21, United States Army National Guard of Henderson, Nevada, was killed In Iraq on June 16, 2005.
  9. CWO John Michael Flynn 36, Nevada Army National Guard of Sparks, Nevada was killed when their CH-47 helicopter crashed Zabul Province, Afghanistan on September  25, 2005.
  10. Sgt. John Cripe Griffith 33, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada died when their CH-47 Chinook crashed during combat operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on May 5, 2006.
  11. Sgt. David Joseph Drakulich 22, United States Army of Reno, Nevada died of wounds suffered from an IED in Changali, Helmand Province, Afghanistan on January 9, 2008.
  12. CWO/2 Joshua Robert Rodgers 29, United States Army of Carson City, Nevada was killed when their CH-47 Chinook was shot down during combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan on May 30, 2007.
  13. Sgt. Patrick Dana Stewart 34, Nevada Army National Guard of Fernley, Nevada was killed when their CH-47 crashed in Zabul Province, Afghanistan on September 25, 2005.
  14. Spc. Jason A. Disney 21 United States Army of Fallon, Nevada Died shortly after a piece of heavy equipment fell on him at Bagram Air Base north of Kabul, Afghanistan, on February 13, 2002.
  15. S/Sgt. Donald Griffith 29, United States Army of North Las Vegas, Nevada was with Army's Stryker Brigade, 2nd Squadron, 14th Cavalry Regiment. He was awarded the Purple Heart and Bronze Star Medals. Was killed in Iraq on March 11, 2005.            
  16. Sgt. Matthew Stephen Apuan 27, United States Army of Las Cruces, Nevada died of wounds suffered when his unit came in contact with the enemy using small arms fire while on combat patrol in Baghdad, Iraq on February 18, 2007. 
  17. Spc. Ignacio Ramirez 22, United States Army of Henderson, Nevada was killed when an IED exploded near their Humvee during combat operations in Ramadi, Iraq on August 9, 2006.
  18. Cpl. Jesse Jaime 22, United States Marine Corps of Henderson, Nevada was killed their vehicle hit a roadside bomb during combat operations near Ramadi, Iraq on June 15, 2005.
  19. Spc. Brian Tabada 21, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his mounted patrol with small arms and RPG fire in the Pech district of Kunar Province, Afghanistan on February 27, 2011.
  20. Sgt. Ezra Dawson 31, United States Army from Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when their CH-47 was hit by small arms fire and RPG's in Korengal Valley in Kunar Province, Afghanistan on January 17, 2009.
  21. Sgt. Matthew Robert Hennigan 20, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada died at 'Forward Operating Base Shank', Afghanistan of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit in Tangi Valley in Wardak Province, Afghanistan on June 30, 2010.
  22. Sgt. Kenneth Eric Bostic 21, United States Army of Hawthorne, Nevada died of injuries suffered from contact with enemy forces during check point operations in Baghdad, Iraq on October 30, 2006.
  23. 1st Lt. Frederick Eben Pokorney 31, United States Marine Corps of Nye, Nevada was killed in action near Nasiriya, Iraq on March 23, 2003.
  24. Sgt. Josue Emmanuel Hernandez Chavez 23, United States Army of Reno, Nevada was killed when their MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed in Darreh-ye Bum, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on October 26, 2009
  25. Sgt. Timothy Douglas Sayne 31 United States Army of Fernley, Nevada died of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Shah Wali Kot, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on September 18, 2011.
  26. Pfc. Kevin Christopher Thomson 22, United States Army of Reno, Nevada was killed when enemy forces attacked their contingency outpost with small arms, rocket-propelled grenade and indirect fires in Kamdesh, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2009. 
  27. Sgt. Frank Riddell Zaehringer III 23, United States Marine Corps of Reno, Nevada died after a roadside bomb attack during combat operations in northern Marjah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 11, 2010. 
  28. Lance Cpl. Raul Samuel Bravo 21, United States Marine Corps of Elko, Nevada died while conducting combat operations in Qaim, Anbar province, Iraq, on March 3, 2007.
  29. CWO/2 Christian Peter Humphreys 28, United States Army of Fallon, Nevada was killed when their OH-58 Kiowa helicopter crashed while on a mission over Mosul, Iraq, on November 15, 2008.
  30. Spc. Thomas Franklin Lyons 20 United States Army of Fernley, Nevada was killed by an IED while on convoy in Bagi, Iraq on September 8, 2009.
  31. Spc. Alexander Ray Varela 19 United States Army of Fernley, Nevada was killed by an IED in Baghdad, Iraq on May 19, 2007.
  32. 1st Lt. Nathan Michael Krissoff 25, United States Marine Corps from Reno, Nevada died from wounds suffered during combat operations in Tanqaddum, Anbar Province, Iraq on December 9, 2006.
  33. 2nd Lt. James Jeffery Cathey 24, United States Marine Corps of Reno, Nevada died of wounds caused by an IED during combat operations near Kamah, Iraq on August 21, 2005.
  34. S/Sgt. Sean Michael Gaul 29, United States Army from Reno, Nevada was killed when a house rigged with an IED exploded during combat operations in Sinsil, Dlyala Province, Iraq on January 9, 2008. 
  35. Cpl. Shawn Thomas Lasswell Jr. 21, United States Army of Reno, Nevada was killed when an IED exploded near their Humvee during combat operations in Taji, Iraq on April 23, 2006.
  36. Sgt. Anthony Jason Schober 23, United States Army of Reno, Nevada was killed when attacked by enemy forces in Taqa, Iraq on May 12, 2007.
  37. L/Cpl. Donald John Cline Jr. 21, United States Marine Corps of Washoe, Nevada was killed when his amphibious vehicle was hit by enemy fire and by A10 Thunderbolt close air support in Nasiriya, Iraq on March 23, 2003. 
  38. L/Cpl. Jeremy Zeus Long 18, United States Marine Corps of Sun Valley, Nevada was killed by an IED while on foot patrol in the village of Zella in Ambar Province, Iraq on August 10, 2006. 
  39. Pfc. Phillip Brandon Williams 21, United States Army of Gardnerville, Nevada died of injuries suffered by enemy contact during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq on October 9, 2006. 
  40. Pfc. Willington Mitchell Rhoads 23, United States Army from Las Vegas, Nevada died of injuries suffered from a non-combat related incident in Bagram, Afghanistan, on July 16, 2008.
  41. S/Sgt. Kerry Wayne Frith 37, United States Army from Las Vegas, Nevada was killed along with two airmen when a MH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed at sea near Basilan Island in the southern Philippines on February 21, 2002.
  42. Capt. Joshua Todd Byers 29, United States Army of Sparks, Nevada was killed when his convoy vehicle was hit by an IED in Ramadi, Iraq on July 23, 2003.
  43. Pvt. Joshua Michael Morberg 20, United States Army of Sparks, Nevada was killed by an IED while on vehicle patrol in Baghdad, Iraq on December 27, 2005.
  44. Sgt. Eric Wayne Morris 31, United States Army of Sparks, Nevada was killed by an IED while on vehicle patrol in Tel Afar, Iraq on April 28, 2005.
  45. Sgt. Gordon Fester Misner II 23, United States Army of Sparks, Nevada was killed by an IED while on vehicle patrol in Balad, Iraq on February 22, 2006.
  46. Spc. Joshua Stephen Modgling 22, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in Muhammad al Ali, Iraq on June 19, 2007.
  47. Cpl. Joseph Larry Martinez 21, from Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when his dismounted patrol was engaged by enemy forces using small-arms fire in Tal Afar, Iraq, on August 27, 2005.
  48. 1st Sgt. Carlos Noe Saenz 46, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2006.
  49. Sgt. Alfred Garcia Paredez Jr. 32, United States Army of Las Vegas, Nevada died of wounds suffered when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Baghdad, Iraq, on November 20, 2007.
  50. Cpl. Stanley James Lapinski 35, United States Marine Corps of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his military vehicle in Baghdad, Iraq, on June 11, 2005.
  51. Cpl. William Isac Salazar 26, United States Marine Corps of Las Vegas, Nevada died from wounds received as result of enemy action in Karabila, Anbar province, Iraq, on October 15, 2004.
  52. Pfc. John Lukac 19, United States Marine Corps from Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when a Marine convoy was attacked with a car bomb in Zaidon, Iraq, near Baghdad's Abu Ghraib prison, on October 30, 2004. 
  53. Spc. Teodoro Torres 29, United States Army Reserves of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq, on May 5, 2006.
  54. L/Cpl. Shane Patrick Harris 23, United States Marine Corps of Las Vegas, Nevada was killed during combat operations in Ar Rutba, Anbar province, Iraq, on September 3, 2006.
  55. S/Sgt. Emmanuel Laderas Legaspi 38, United States Marine Corps from Las Vegas, Nevada died of injuries sustained when his unit came under enemy small arms fire during combat operations in Tal Afar, Iraq, on May 7, 2006.
  56. Cpl. Jon-Luke Bateman 22, United States Marine Corps of Pahrump, Nevada was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force out of Camp Pendleton, Calif. died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, January 15, 2012.