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Adams, Mark P., USMC
15 October 2005, Morrisville, NC

Marine Sgt. Mark P. Adams, 24, of Morrisville, N.C.; assigned to the II Marine Expeditionary Force Augmentation Command Element, Marine Forces Reserve, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; attached to 2nd Marine Division, II MEF (Forward); killed Oct. 15 by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces in Saqlawiyah, Iraq.


Adams, Leonard W., USA
24 January 2005, Mooresville, NC

Army Sgt. Leonard W. Adams, 42, of Mooresville, N.C.; assigned to the 105th Military Police Battalion, 18th Military Police Brigade, North Carolina Army National Guard, Asheville, N.C.; died Jan. 24 of non-combat-related injuries at Camp Bucca, Iraq.


Adams, Roger L. Jr., USA
29 June 2009, Jacksonville, NC

Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr., 36, of Jacksonville, N.C.; assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, Wilmington, N.C.; died from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq. Also died from the same incident were Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh, Spc. Robert L. Bittiker, and Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, all from North Carolina.


Adkins, Trevor B., USA
08 July 2012, Spring Lake, NC

Army Pfc. Trevor B. Adkins, 21, of Spring Lake, N.C., died July 8 in Maidan Shahr, Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds caused by an improvised explosive device; assigned to 978th Military Police Company, 93rd Military Police Battalion, Fort Bliss, Texas. Also killed were Army Staff Sgt. Ricardo Seija, Army Spc. Erica P. Alecksen, Army Spc. Clarence Williams III, Army Pfc. Alejandro J. Pardo and Army Pfc. Cameron J. Stambaugh.

Akins, Kevin D., USA
06 March 2006, Burnsville, NC

Army Sgt. Kevin D. Akins, 29, of Burnsville, N.C.; assigned to the 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve, Asheville, N.C.; killed March 12 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations west of Asadabad, Afghanistan. Also killed were: Staff Sgt. Joseph R. Ray, Sgt. Anton J. Hiett and Spc. Joshua L. Hill.


Anderson, Brian Edward, USMC
2 April 2003, Durham, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. Brian E. Anderson, 26, of Durham, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident west of Nasiriyah, Iraq.


Bacon, Henry A., USA
20 February 2004, Wagram, NC

Army Sgt. 1st Class Henry A. Bacon, 45, of Wagram, N.C.; assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 10th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 4th Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas; killed Feb. 20 when he was struck by a recovery vehicle while he was assisting a disabled vehicle in Dujayl, Iraq.


Baldeosingh, Juan C., USA
29 June 2009, Newport, NC

Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh, 30, of Newport, N.C.; assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, Wilmington, N.C.; died from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq. Also died from the same incident were Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr, Spc. Robert L. Bittiker, and Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, all from North Carolina.


Barbosa, Felipe C., USMC
 28 January 2006, High Point, NC

Marine Cpl. Felipe C. Barbosa, 21, of High Point, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Jan. 28 by a non-hostile vehicle accident in Fallujah, Iraq.


Barlow, Patrick O., USA
 18 October 2006, Greensboro, NC

Army Staff Sgt. Patrick O. Barlow, 42, of Greensboro, N.C.; assigned to 50th Engineer Company, Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.; died Oct. 18 in San Antonio from a non-combat-related medical condition.


Barnard, Leevi K., USA
21 May 2009, Mount Airy, NC

Army 1st Lt. Leevi K. Barnard, 28, of Mount Airy, N.C.; assigned to the 252nd Combined Arms Battalion, Fayetteville, North Carolina; died May 21 near Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by enemy forces using improvise explosive devices while on dismounted patrol. Also killed were Major Jason E. George and Sgt. Paul F. Brooks.


Barton, Christopher R., USA
24 May 2010, Concord, NC

Army Pfc. Christopher R. Barton, 22, of Concord, N.C., died May 24 in Khowst province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky.


Battle, Rayvon Jr., USA
13 November 2013, Rocky Mounty, NC

Staff Sgt. Rayvon Battle Jr., 25, of Rocky Mount, N.C., died Nov. 13, in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 38th Engineer Company, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.


Bauguess, Larry J. Jr., USA
14 May 2008, Moravian Falls, NC

Army Maj. Larry J. Bauguess Jr.,36, of Moravian Falls, N.C.; assigned to the 4th Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died May 14 in Teri Mengel, Pakistan, of wounds sustained from enemy small-arms fire.


Beard, Bradley S., USA
14 October 2004, Chapel Hill, NC

Army Spc. Bradley S. Beard, 22, of Chapel Hill, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, Camp Casey, Korea; killed Oct. 14 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle as he was doing reconnaissance for explosives at Camp Ramadi, Iraq.


Benson, Darry, USA
27 August 2006, Winterville, NC

Army Sgt. Darry Benson, 46, of Winterville, N.C.; assigned to 730th Quartermaster Battalion, North Carolina Army National Guard, Ahoskie, N.C.; died Aug. 27 from a non-combat related cause in Camp Virginia, Kuwait.


Bibby Mark Anthony, USA
21 July 2003, Watha, NC

Army Cpl. Mark A. Bibby , 25, of Watha, N.C.; assigned to Headquarters, Headquarters Detachment, 422 Civil Affairs Battalion, Greensboro, N.C.; died when a vehicle in the convoy he was riding with hit an improvised explosive device while traveling to a water treatment facility on July 21 in Baghdad.


Bittiker, Robert L., USA
29 June 2009, Jacksonville, NC

Spc. Robert L. Bittiker, 39, of Jacksonville, N.C.; assigned to the 120th Combined Arms Battalion, Wilmington, N.C.; died from wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle June 29, in Baghdad, Iraq. Also died from the same incident were Sgt. Roger L. Adams Jr., Sgt. Juan C. Baldeosingh, and Sgt. 1st Class Edward C. Kramer, all from North Carolina.


Blaney, Joshua C., USA
12 December 2007, Matthews, NC

Army Cpl. Joshua C. Blaney, 25, of Matthews, N.C.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd Airborne Brigade, Camp Ederle, Italy; died Dec. 12 at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan from wounds sustained when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. Also killed was Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gabel.


Boatman, Darrell W., USMC

04 November 2005, Fayetteville, NC

Marine Gunnery Sgt. Darrell W. Boatman, 38, of Fayetteville, N.C.; assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; died Nov. 4 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany, from wounds sustained Nov. 2 from an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations in the vicinity of Habbaniyah, Iraq.


Bohler, Peter C., USA
17 December 2013, Willow Spring, NC

Army Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, of Willow Spring, N.C. was killed December 17 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas. Also killed were: Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams and Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon.

Bowers, Jamal H., USA
18 March 2011, Raleigh, NC

Army Master Sgt. Jamal H. Bowers, 41, of Raleigh, N.C.; assigned to 6th Battalion, 4th Military Information Support Group, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died March 18 at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, as a result of a non-combat incident.


Bowman, Larry R., USA
13 April 2007, Granite Falls, NC

Army Sgt. Larry R. Bowman, 29, of Granite Falls, N.C.; assigned to the 513th Transportation Company, 57th Transportation Battalion, 593rd Corps Support Group, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died April 13 in Baghdad, of wounds sustained when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device.


Bradley, Juantrea T., USA
12 March 2008, Greenville, NC

Army Staff Sgt. Juantrea T. Bradley, 28, of Greenville, N.C.; assigned to the 7th Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Eustis, Va.; died March 12 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was hit by indirect fire. Also killed were, Spc. Dustin C. Jackson and Pfc. Tenzin L. Samten.


Bradley, Mark A., USMC
16 June 2011, Clayton, NC

Sgt. Mark A. Bradley, 25, of Cuba, N.Y.(adopted home, Clayton, NC), died June 16 from wounds received June 3 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


Brazas, Sean E., USN
30 May 2012, Greensboro, NC

Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean E. Brazas, of Greensboro, N.C., died May 30 while conducting combat operations in Panjwa’l, Afghanistan. He was assigned to Naval Base Kitsap Security Detachment in Bremerton, Wash.


Brown, Lunsford B. II, USA
20 September 2003, Creedmore, NC

Army Spc. Lunsford B. Brown II, 27, of Creedmore, N.C.; assigned to A Company, 302nd Military Intelligence Battalion, Patton Barracks, Germany; killed Sept. 20 in a mortar attack in Abu Ghraib, Iraq.


Brown, William D. III, USA
19 September 2013, Franklin, NC

Sgt. William D. Brown III, 44, of Franklin, N.C., died Sept. 19, in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, from a non-combat incident. He was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.


Brunkhorst, Scott W., USA
30 March 2010, Fayetteville, NC

Army Staff Sgt. Scott W. Brunkhorst, 25, of Fayetteville, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.; died March 30 in the Arghandab River Valley, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.


Bryan, Benjamin S., USMC
13 November 2004, Lumberton, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. Benjamin S. Bryan, 23, of Lumberton, N.C.; assigned to 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.; killed Nov. 13 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq.


Buehring, Charles H., USA
26 October 2003, Fayetteville, NC

Army Lt. Col. Charles H. Buehring, 40, of Fayetteville, N.C.; assigned to Army Central Command Headquarters (Forward), Fort McPherson, Ga.; killed Oct. 26 during a rocket-propelled grenade attack on the Rasheed Hotel in Baghdad.


Butler, Kenneth J., USMC
21 October 2005, Rowan, NC

Marine Lance Cpl. Kenneth J. Butler, 19, of Rowan, N.C.; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.; killed Oct. 21 by an improvised explosive device while conducting combat operations against enemy forces near Amariyah, Iraq.


Butler, Thomas J., IV, USA

01 October 2012, Wilmington, NC

Army Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25, of Wilmington, N.C.; assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, N.C.; died Oct. l, in Khost, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest
while on dismounted patrol. Also killed were Army Sgt. Jeremy F. Hardison, 23, of Maysville, N.C., and Army Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29, of Raeford, N.C.


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