Army SSG Greg P. Gagarin, 38, of Los Angeles, California. Died June 3, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Thania, Baghdad Province, Iraq.
Army Spc. Alun R. Howells Died August 13, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Parlin, Colo.; assigned to 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; died Aug. 13 in Baghdad of wounds sustained from enemy direct fire.