U.S. Army 1st Lt. Matt Sawdy hands a backpack full of school supplies to an Iraqi girl during a humanitarian assistance drop in Baghdad, March 25, 2010. Sawdy is assigned to the 2nd Infantry Division’s Company C, 1st Battalion 38th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Bryce Dubee
Army Pvt. Matthew T. Zeimer Died February 2, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 18, of Glendive, Mont.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Feb. 2 in Ramadi, Iraq, of injuries sustained when he came in contact with enemy forces using small arms fire.
Army Capt. Michael Y. Tarlavsky Died August 12, 2004 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 30, of Passaic, N.J.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group, Fort Campbell, Ky.; killed Aug. 12 when his unit came under small-arms fire and grenade attack in Najaf, Iraq.
Army Cpl. Jason K. Lafleur Died August 4, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 28, of Ignacio, Colo.; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died Aug. 4 in Hawr Rajab, Iraq, when the vehicle he was in struck an improvised explosive device during combat operations.