Nearly 500 military personnel from Ohio and Pennsylvania have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Total fatalities are 5,885 — 4,424 in OIF and 1,461 in OEF. The list is updated twice monthly from military releases, news service reports and local newspaper stories. Here is the latest update:
Grove City, Pa.: Pfc. James R. Dillon Jr., Marines, March 13, 2003.
Niles: Lt. Col. Dominic Rocco Baragona, Army, May 19, 2003.
Enon Valley, Pa.: Sgt. Ernest G. Bucklew, Army, Nov. 2, 2003.
Youngstown: Staff Sgt. Elvis Bourdon, Army, Sept. 6, 2004.
New Castle, Pa.: Spc. Clifford L. Moxley Jr., Army National Guard, Sept. 25, 2004.
Greenville, Pa.: Sgt. Michael A. Marzano, Marines, May 7, 2005.
Sharon, Pa.: Pfc. Douglas E. Kashmer, Army, June 8, 2005.
Austintown: Sgt. Larry R. Kuhns, Army, June 13, 2005.
Alliance: Lance Cpl. Daniel M. McVicker, Marines, Oct. 6, 2005.
Youngstown: Sgt. 1st Class Daniel J. Pratt, Army National Guard, Nov. 3, 2005.
Mercer, Pa.: Lt. Col. Michael E. McLaughlin, Army National Guard, Jan. 5, 2006.
New Castle, Pa.: Cpl. Albert Pasquale Gettings, Marines, Jan. 5, 2006.
Jamestown, Pa.: Staff Sgt. David Michael Veverka, Army National Guard, May 6, 2006.
Williamsfield: Sgt. David W. Gordon, Army, Sept. 8, 2006.
Greenville. Pa.: Sgt. 1st Class Daniel A. Brozovich, Army, Oct. 18, 2006.
East Liverpool: Pfc. Kenneth Tyler Butler, Army, Feb. 1, 2007.
Fowler/Champion: Sgt. Robert M. Carr, Army, March 13, 2007.
Warren: Sgt. Marco L. Miller, Army, Dec. 5, 2007.
Sharpsville, Pa.: Sgt. David W. Wallace III, Marines, Jan. 27, 2009.
East Liverpool: Lance Cpl. Randy M. Heck, Marines, March 28, 2010.
Total Ohio deaths: 235
Total Pennsylvania deaths: 258
Source: Washington Post