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Interior Alaska military casualty list since Sept. 11, 2001

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Posted: Monday, September 12, 2011 12:11 pm | Updated: 1:27 pm, Wed Jan 16, 2013.

FAIRBANKS - The Daily News-Miner has endeavored to provide a complete list of casualties related to Interior military personnel. Please contact us at 459-7585 or with any omissions or corrections.

Fort Wainwright

172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team



Christopher Alcozer, 21, private first class, 2-1st Infantry, DeKalb, Ill.

Eugene H. Alex, 32, staff sergeant, 4-14 Cavalry, Bay City, Mich.

Daniel D. Bartels, 22, specialist, 4-14th Cavalry, Huron, S.D.

Jeremiah Boehmer, 22, sergeant, 562nd Engineer, Parkston, S.D.

James L. Bridges, 22, corporal, 2-1 Infantry, Buhl, Idaho

Shawn R. Creighton, 21, specialist, 4-14 Cavalry, Windsor, N.C.

David J. Davis, 32, sergeant, 4-14 Cavalry, Mount Airy, Md.

Kraig D. Foyteck, 26, sergeant, 2-1 Infantry, Skokie, Ill.

Lucas A. Frantz, 22, specialist, 1-17th Infantry, Tonganoxie, Kan.

Dustin J. Harris, 21, specialist, 172nd Support Battalion, Bangor, Maine

Raymond Lamar Henry, 21, private first class, Anaheim, Calif.

Irving Hernandez Jr., 28, sergeant, 1-17 Infantry, New York, N.Y.

Patrick Herried, 29, specialist, 4-14 Cavalry, Sioux Falls, S.D.

Kenneth D. Hess, 26, specialist, 4-14 Cavalry, Asheville, N.C.

Alexander Jordan, 31, corporal, 4/23 Infantry, Miami, Fla.

Aaron Latimer, 26, private first class, Ennis, Texas

Jeremy Loveless, 25, specialist, 2-1 Infantry, Estacada, Ore.

Bryan C. Luckey, 25, sergeant, 562nd Engineer, Tampa, Fla.

Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, specialist, 4-14 Cavalry, Salem, Mass.

Christopher Morningstar, 27, sergeant, 562nd Engineer, San Antonio, Texas

Joshua M. Pearce, 21, specialist, 2-1 Infantry, Guymon, Okla.

Jonathan Rojas, 27, staff sergeant, 1-17 Infantry, Hammond, Ind.

Nicholas R. Sowinski, 25, sergeant, 4-14 Cavalry, Tempe, Ariz.

Stephen J. Sutherland, 33, staff sergeant, 4-14th Cavalry, West Deptford, N.J.

John S. Vaughan, 23, second lieutenant, 2-1 Infantry, Edwards, Colo.

Mark A. Wall, 27, staff sergeant, 2-1 Infantry, Alden, Iowa

Casualties of units attached to the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq:

Jaime Campbell, 25, first lieutenant, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, Alaska Army National Guard. Lived at Fort Wainwright Army Post. Killed in Iraq 2006.

Mitchell Carver, 31, chief warrant officer 3, 1-10th Aviation, Fort Drum, N.Y. From Charlotte, N.C.

Kasper A. Dudkiewicz, 22, private first class, 91st Military Police, Fort Drum, N.Y. From Mangilao, Guam

Michael L. Edwards, 26, specialist, 1-207th Aviation, Alaska Army National Guard, Fairbanks

Kyle Jackson, 28, chief warrant officer 2, 1-10th Aviation, Fort Drum, N.Y. From Sarasota, Fla.

Roberto Martinez, 21, specialist, 14th Engineer, Fort Lewis, Wash. From Long Beach, Calif.

Jacob E. Melson, 22, specialist, 1-207th Aviation, Alaska Army National Guard, Wasilla

Paul S. Pabla, 23, staff sergeant, 139th Field Artillery, Indiana National Guard, From Fort Wayne, Ind.

Robert Timmann, 49, Iraqi Civilian Police Assistance Training Team, with 4/11th Field Artillery

Chester W. Troxel, 45, chief warrant officer 4, 1-207th Aviation, Alaska Army National Guard, Anchorage


1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team casualties



Michael Alleman, 31, 5-1 Cavalry, Logan, Utah

Donald Clark, 37, chief warrant officer 3, 6-176 Cavalry, Memphis, Tenn.

Michael Cote, 20, specialist, 1-52 Aviation Regiment, Denham Springs, La.

Cody Eggleston, 21, 1-5 Infantry, Eugene, Ore.

Christian Humphreys, 28, chief warrant officer 2, 6-17 Cavalry, Fallon, Nev.

William Jernigan, 35, HHC, Brigade Troops Battalion, Doraville, Ga.

Cody Lamb, 28, specialist, 2-8 Field Artillery, Tennessee.

Michael Mayne, 21, A Trp, 5-1 Cavalry, Burlington Flats, N.Y.

Zachary R. Nordmeyer, 21, A Trp, 5-1 Cavalry, Indianapolis, Ind.

Heath Pickard, 21, specialist, 1-5 Infantry, Palestine, Texas

Casualties of units attached to the 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team in Iraq:

Christian Bueno-Galdos, 25, 3-66 AR 172nd Infantry (Separate), Paterson, N.J.

Israel Candelaria-Mejias, 28, A Co., 1-2 Infantry, TF 3-66 AR 172nd Infantry (Separate), San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico

Charles Parrish, 23, 55th MAC, 5th Engineer, Jasper, Ala.

Christopher Sweet, 28, TF 3-66 AR 172nd Infantry (Separate), Kahului, Hawaii

Michael Yates, 19, TF 3-66 AR 172nd Infantry (Separate), Federalsburg, Md.


1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team casualties



Douglas L. Cordo, 20, private first class, 1-24 Infantry, Kingston, N.Y.

Kenneth B. Elwell, 33, sergeant first class, 3-21 Infantry, Holland, Penn.

Douglas Jay Green, 23, specialist, 3-21 Infantry, Sterling, Va.

Ryan J. Larson, 19, private, 1-5 Infantry, Friendship, Wis.

Christophe J. Marquis, 40, specialist, 1-5 Infantry, Tampa, Fla.

Bradley L. Melton, 29, specialist, Brigade Troops Battalion, Rolla, Mo.

Brandon Scott Mullins, 21, private first class, 3-21 Infantry, Owensboro, Ky.

Cheizray Pressley, 21, private, Brigade Troops Battalion, North Charleston, S.C.

Jeffrey C. S. Sherer, 29, sergeant, 1-24 Infantry, Four Oaks, N.C.

Tyler M. Springman, 19, private first class, 3-21 Infantry, Hartland, Maine

Lamarol J. Tucker, 26, private, Brigade Troops Battalion, Gainesville, Fla.


Eielson Air Force Base



Brad A. Clemmons, 37, master sergeant, 354th Civil Engineer Squadron, Chillicothe, Ohio.


Interior Alaska as home or former home but based outside of Alaska:

Joel D. Clarkson, 23, sergeant, 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington. From Fairbanks. Killed in Afghanistan 2010.

Jeremiah C. Kinchen, 22, lance corporal, Salcha, 4th Reconnaissance Battalion, 4th Marine Division, San Antonio, Texas. Killed in Iraq 2005.

Joseph I. Love, 22, private first class, 94th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy), 8th Sustainment Command (Theater), U.S. Army, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. From North Pole. Killed in Iraq 2006.

Vincent A. Madero, 22, specialist, 2nd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. From North Pole. Killed in Iraq 2007.

Derek T. Stenroos, 24, sergeant, 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, U.S. Army, Fort Drum, N.Y. From North Pole. Killed in Iraq 2007.

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