I recieve updates on the number of casualties in Iraq on a regular basis. As a tribute to their sacrifice and a reminder of the price we pay for wars we create I will regluarly post these names to the Peace Blog.
Those who died in Iraq from Jul 8 to 14:
Cpl Kory Wiens 20 Independence MO
Pvt Bruce Salazar Jr 24 Tracy CA
Sgt Gene Lamie 25 Homerville GA
Pvt LeRon Wilson 18 Queens NY
Cpl Christopher Read 22 Dorset UK
Pvt Jason Dore 25 Moscow ME
Cap Maria Ortiz 40 Bayamon PR
Sgt Jeffrey McKinney 40 Garland TX
Sgt Courtney Johnson 26 Garner NC
Sgt Allen Greka 29 Alpena MI
Pvt Christopher Kube 18 Sterling Hts MI
Sgt John Massey 29 Judsonia AR
Pvt Benjamin Bartlett Jr 25 Manchester GA
Spc Robert Varga 24 Monroe City MO
55 were seriously wounded and maimed.
82 wounded were returned to occupation.
625+ Iraqi sisters and brothers were killed.
In peace and with the hope for a better future,