nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends

Conflict: Iraq

Photos and data primarily retrieved from Military Times - Honor the Fallen, http://projects.militarytimes.com/valor/

This section is updated regularly as we discover new information and continue to add North Dakota's heroes.  Please contact us if you have information to add or update.

Army Staff Sgt. David C. Kuehl
2007
Wahpeton, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Wash
Date of Loss: May 22, 2007 / Age: 27

Died May 22 in Taji, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit.

Army Spc. Paul A. Beyer
2006
Jamestown, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Ky
Date of Loss: June 23, 2006 / Age: 21

Died June 23 from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee during combat operations in the vicinity of Baghdad.

Army Cpl. Jeremiah S. Santos
2006
Devils Lake, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division
Date of Loss: June 15, 2006 / Age: 21

Died June 15, 2006 in Baghdad, Iraq of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during combat operations.

Army Spc. Michael L. Hermanson
2006
Fargo, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 164th Engineer Battalion, Minot, N.D.
Date of Loss: May 23, 2006 / Age: 21

Died May 23 of injuries sustained when his RG-31 Mine Protected Vehicle came under attack from an improvised explosive device, a rocket-propelled grenade and enemy small-arms fire while on a route-clearing mission during combat operations in Abayachi,

Army Spc. Dennis J. Ferderer Jr.
2005
New Salem, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division:  1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Benning, Ga.
Date of Loss: November 2, 2005 / Age: 20

Killed Nov. 2 when enemy forces threw a hand grenade at his Humvee during convoy operations in Duluiyah, Iraq.

Army Spc. Cody L. Wentz
2004
Williston, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 141st Engineer Battalion, Williston, N.D.
Date of Loss: November 4, 2004 / Age: 21

Killed Nov. 4 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his military vehicle while he was on patrol in Iraq.

Army Pfc. Anthony W. Monroe
2004
Bismarck, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: Army
Company/Division: Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas
Date of Loss: October 11, 2004 / Age: 20

Killed Oct. 11 when two rockets impacted his camp in Baghdad.

Army Staff Sgt. Lance J. Koenig
2004
Fargo, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 141st Engineer Battalion, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Loss: September 22, 2004 / Age: 33

Killed Sept. 22 when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was conducting a dismounted patrol in Tikrit, Iraq.

Spc. Philip D. Brown
2004
Jamestown, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 141st Engineer Battalion, Jamestown, N.D.
Date of Loss: May 8, 2004 / Age: 21

Died May 8 in Balad, Iraq, from injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device went off west of Samarra, Iraq.

Staff Sgt. Kenneth W. Hendrickson
2004
Bismarck, ND
Iraq - Fallen
Branch of Service: National Guard
Company/Division: 957th Engineer Company, 130th Engineer Brigade, Bismarck, N.D.
Date of Loss: January 24, 2004 / Age: 41

Died Jan. 24 when his convoy was attacked by an improvised explosive device north of Fallujah, Iraq.

Pages