In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a U.S. hospital:

Herberth A. Berrios-Campos, 21, of Bealeton, Va.; specialist, Army. Berrios-Campos died of noncombat-related injuries July 24 in Salman Pak, Iraq, southeast of Baghdad. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division at Ft. Bragg, N.C.

Andrew Scott Charpentier, 21, of Great Falls, Mont.; airman, Navy. Charpentier died July 23 at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami from a noncombat-related illness that he contracted while assigned to the Navy Expeditionary Guard Battalion in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.

Justin D. Coleman, 21, of Spring Hill, Fla.; specialist, Army. Coleman was killed July 24 when his unit was attacked with rocket-propelled grenades and small-arms fire in eastern Afghanistan's Nuristan province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) at Ft. Drum, N.Y.

Gregory A. Posey, 22, of Knoxville, Tenn.; lance corporal, Marine Corps. Posey was one of two Marines killed Thursday in a firefight while their unit was on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Helmand province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Gerrick D. Smith, 19, of Sullivan, Ill.; private, Army National Guard. Smith died of noncombat-related injuries Wednesday in western Afghanistan's Herat province, on the Iranian border. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 130th Infantry Regiment in Marion, Ill.

Jonathan F. Stroud, 20, of Cashion, Okla.; lance corporal, Marine Corps. Stroud was one of two Marines killed Thursday in a firefight while their unit was on foot patrol in Afghanistan's Helmand province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Donald W. Vincent, 26, of Gainesville, Fla.; private first class, Marine Corps. Vincent was killed in combat July 25 in Afghanistan's Helmand province, on the Pakistani border. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.

Douglas M. Vose III, 38, of Concrete, Wash.; chief warrant officer, Army. Vose was killed Wednesday when his unit was attacked with small-arms fire in central Afghanistan's Kabul province. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 10th Special Forces Group in Stuttgart, Germany.

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