Anthony D. Ewing, Sgt., U.S. Army   (May 28) 2007
Anthony Ewing, 22, of Phoenix, died May 28 in Abu Sayda, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. Four other soldiers also died in the blast. They were assigned to the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

Charles R. Browning, Sgt., U.S. Army   (June 1) 2007
Charles Browning, 31, of Tucson, died June 1 in Mehtar Lam, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona National Guard, Gilbert, Ariz.

 

Caleb P. Christopher, Sgt., U.S. Army   (June 3) 2007
Caleb Christopher, 25, of Chandler, died June 3 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas

 

Frank M. Sandoval, Sgt., U.S. Army   (June 18) 2007
Frank Sandoval, 27, of Yuma, died June 18 in Palo Alto, Calif., of wounds sustained when his unit was attacked by insurgents using small arms fire Nov. 28, 2005, in Tikrit, Iraq. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Artillery, Fort Sill, Okla.

 

Mykel F. Miller, Pfc., U.S. Army   (September 6) 2007
Mykel F. Miller, 19, of Phoenix, died Sept. 6 in Zabul Province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained during combat operations. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 158th Infantry Regiment, Arizona Army National Guard Phoenix.

 

Hugo V. Mendoza, Spc., U.S. Army   (October 25) 2007
Hugo Mendoza, 29, of Glendale, died Oct. 25 of wounds sustained when he and another soldier came in contact with enemy forces using RPG, machine gun and small arms fire during combat operations in Korengal Valley, Afghanistan. Mendoza was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Airborne Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Vicenza, Italy.

 

Ernesto G. Cimarrusti, Staff Sgt., U.S. Army   (March 10) 2008
Ernesto Guadalupe Cimarrusti, 25, of Douglas, died Mar. 10 of wounds sustained during a suicide bomb attack in central Baghdad. Cimarrusti graduated from Douglas High School in 2000 and was on his third tour in Iraq. He is survived by his wife, Illiana, and his daughter, Vivianaiy. Cimarrusti was assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division at Fort Stewart, GA.

 

Tenzin L. Samten, Pfc., U.S. Army   (March 12) 2008
Tenzin Samten, 33, of Prescott, Ariz., died Mar. 12 in Tallil, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was hit by indirect fire. Samten was assigned to the 7th Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Eustis, Va.

 

Corey L. Hicks, Pvt., U.S. Army   (May 2) 2008
Corey Hicks, 22, of Glendale, Ariz., died May 2 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

Ara T. Deysie, Pfc., U.S. Army   (May 9) 2008
Ara Deysie, 18, of Parker, Ariz., died May 9 in Paktia Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit came under rocket-propelled grenade fire. He was assigned to the 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.

 

Victor M. Cota, Sgt., U.S. Army   (May 14) 2008
Victor Cota, 33, of Tucson, Ariz., died May 14 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an improvised explosive device in Kadamiyah, Iraq, May 13. He was assigned to the Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

 

John K. Daggett, Sgt., U.S. Army   (May 15) 2008
John Daggett, 21, of Phoenix, Ariz., died May 15 in Halifax, Canada, of wounds suffered May 1 in Baghdad, Iraq, when a rocket-propelled grenade struck his vehicle. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

 

Robert C. Hammett, CWO, U.S. Army   (June 24) 2008
Robert Hammett, 39, of Tucson, Ariz., died June 24 in Baghdad, Iraq, of wounds suffered from a bomb blast. Chief Warrant Officer Hammett was assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.