13. February 09, 2004 .......Arizona Army National Guard Sgt. Elijah Tai Wah Wong.....Operations Iraq Freedom
42, of Mesa, Ariz.; assigned to the 363rd Explosive Ordnance Company, Army National Guard, Casa Grande, Ariz.; killed Feb. 9 when a collection of unexploded ordnance, rocket-propelled grenades and mortar rounds detonated while being moved to a demolition point in Sinjar, Iraq.
There are about 550 Arizona Army National Guardsmen in Iraq and Afghanistan and 350 more who were mobilized in December

  51. September 26, 2005...............Army Sgt. Howard Paul Allen................ Operations Iraq Freedom
31, of Mesa, Ariz.; assigned to the 860th Military Police Company, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix; killed Sept. 26 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.

  52. October 06, 2005.............Army Spc. Jeremiah W. Robinson.............. Operations Iraq Freedom
20, of Mesa, Ariz.; assigned to the 860th Military Police Company, Arizona Army National Guard, Phoenix; died Oct. 6 in Baghdad of injuries sustained Oct. 5 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his HMMWV during convoy operations in Baghdad.