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William E. Emmert

1st Lt. William E. Emmert, 36, of Lincoln, Tennessee, died February 24, 2009, in Mosul, Iraq, of wounds suffered when he was shot while participating in a local Iraqi Police function. 1st Lt. Emmert was assigned to the 269th Military Police Company, 117th Military Police Battalion, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.<

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Brian M. Bunting

Capt. Brian M. Bunting, 29, of Potomac, Maryland, died February 24, 2009, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. Capt. Bunting was a member of the Individual Ready Reserve, assigned to the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Syracuse, New York.<

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Zachary R. Nordmeyer

Cpl. Zachary R. Nordmeyer, 21, of Indianapolis, Indiana, died February 23, 2009, in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked hi unit using small arms fire. Cpl. Nordmeyer was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.<

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Michael L. Mayne

Cpl. Michael L. Mayne, 21, of Burlington Flats, New York, died February 23, 2009, in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. Cpl. Mayne was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.<

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Micheal B. Alleman

Cpl. Micheal B. Alleman, 31, of Logan, Utah, died February 23, 2009, in Balad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms fire. Cpl Alleman was assigned to the 5th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.<

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Mark C. Baum

Staff Sgt. Mark C. Baum, 32, of Telford, Pennsylvania, died February 21, 2009, in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered earlier that day when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms fire in Mushada, Iraq. Staff Sgt. Baum was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 111th Infantry Regiment, 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard.<

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David L. Hurt

Master Sgt. David L. Hurt, 36, of Tucson, Arizona, died February 20, 2009, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, from wounds received when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device followed by small arms fire attack by enemy forces. Master Sgt. Hurt was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.<

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Jeremy E. Bessa

Staff Sgt. Jeremy E. Bessa, 26, of Woodridge, Illinois, died February 20, 2009, in Khordi, Afghanistan, when his military vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device followed by small arms fire attack by enemy forces. Staff Sgt. Bessa was assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.<

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Cwislyn K. Walter

PFC Cwislyn K. Walter, 19, of Honolulu, Hawaii, died February 19, 2009, in Kuwait City, Kuwait, of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident. PFC Walter was assigned to the 29th Special Troops Battalion, 29th Infantry Brigade Combat Team of the Hawaii National Guard.<

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Raymond J. Munden

Sgt. 1st Class Raymond J. Munden, 35, of Mesquite, Texas, died February 16, 2009, at Forward Operating Base Tillman in Paktika Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using indirect fire. Sgt. 1st Class Munden was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky.<

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