Troops from Long Island who have died, having served in Afghanistan or Iraq

Here are the names of American service members from Long Island who have died in connection with the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq. Database updated Dec. 22, 2015.

Here are the American service members from Long Island who have died in connection with the wars in Afghanistan or Iraq. Database updated Dec. 22, 2015.

Name Age Community Died War Cause Image
Name Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Louis Michael Bonacasa Age 31 Community Coram Died 12/21/2015 War Afghanistan Cause One of six U.S. soldiers killed by a suicide bomber near a military base Image
Name Army Sgt. 1st Class Kevin E. Lipari Age 39 Community Baldwin Died 12/14/2012 War Afghanistan Cause While serving in Logar province, assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Greg Buckley Jr. Age 21 Community Oceanside Died 08/10/2012 War Afghanistan Cause One of three Marines fatally shot by a 15-year-old boy working for an Afghan police chief Image
Name Air Force Master Sgt. Tara Jacobs Brown Age 33 Community Formerly of Hempstead Died 04/27/2011 War Afghanistan Cause One of nine Americans killed when an Afghan pilot opened fire during a meeting at the Kabul airport Image
Name Army Staff Sgt. Frank E. Adamski III Age 26 Community Formerly of East Patchogue Died 03/29/2011 War Afghanistan Cause Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire in Konar province Image
Name Army Sgt 1st Class Anthony Venetz Jr. Age 30 Community Wading River Died 01/28/2011 War Afghanistan Cause Died of injuries sustained in a non-combat incident in Parwan province Image
Name Army Lt. Joseph Theinert Age 24 Community Sag Harbor Died 06/04/2010 War Afghanistan Cause Died of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using a rocket propelled grenade and an IED Image
Name Army Ranger Sgt. Jason Santora Age 25 Community Farmingville Died 04/23/2010 War Afghanistan Cause Died of wounds sustained while conducting combat operations in Logar province Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Justin Wilson Age 24 Community Formerly of Commack Died 03/22/2010 War Afghanistan Cause Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province Image
Name Green Beret Staff Sgt. Keith Bishop Age 28 Community Medford Died 10/26/2009 War Afghanistan Cause Died of wounds suffered when the MH-47 helicopter he was aboard crashed in Darreh-ye Bum Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Leopold F. Damas Age 26 Community Floral Park Died 08/17/2009 War Afghanistan Cause Died while supporting combat operations in Helmand province Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. James D. Argentine Age 22 Community Farmingdale Died 08/06/2009 War Afghanistan Cause Died while supporting combat operations in Farah province Image
Name Army National Guard Sgt. Juan Carlos Baldeosingh Age 30 Community Formerly of Hempstead Died 06/29/2009 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Jonathan Keller Age 29 Community Wading River Died 01/24/2009 War Afghanistan Cause Died at Fort Bragg while rehabilitating from gunshot wounds suffered in combat nine months earlier Image
Name Army Spc. Andre Darnell Mitchell Age 25 Community Elmont Died 07/03/2008 War Iraq Cause Died of injuries sustained in a vehicle accident Image
Name Army Spc. Anthony L. Mangano Age 36 Community Greenlawn Died 06/21/2008 War Afghanistan Cause Died of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered an IED and small arms Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Jordan Haerter Age 19 Community Sag Harbor Died 04/22/2008 War Iraq Cause Died of wounds; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Zachary McBride Age 20 Community Lived 7 years in New Hyde Park Died 01/09/2008 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Pfc. Paulo Marko Pacificador Age 24 Community Shirley Died 08/13/2007 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Marine Cpl. Christopher G. Scherer Age 21 Community East Northport Died 07/21/2007 War Iraq Cause Died of wounds suffered while conducting combat operations Image
Name Army Pfc. Matthew E. Baylis Age 20 Community Lived in Oakdale Died 05/31/2007 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, gunshot Image
Name Army Spc. James E. Lundin Age 20 Community Grew up in Bellport Died 05/30/2007 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Pfc. Daniel A. Fuentes Age 19 Community Levittown Died 04/06/2007 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Sgt. James J. Regan Age 26 Community Manhasset Died 02/09/2007 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Justin R. Garcia Age 26 Community Elmhurst Died 11/14/2006 War Iraq Cause Died of injuries suffered when an improvised explosive device detonated during combat operations Image
Name Marine Sgt. Julian M. Arechaga Age 23 Community Baldwin Died 10/09/2006 War Iraq Cause Died while conducting combat operations against enemy forces Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Michael Glover Age 28 Community Garden City Died 08/16/2006 War Iraq Cause Died while conducting combat operations Image
Name Army Chief Warrant Officer John Engeman Age 45 Community Grew up in East Northport Died 05/14/2006 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Marine 2nd Lt. Michael L. Licalzi Age 24 Community Garden City Died 05/11/2006 War Iraq Cause Died as a result of a vehicle accident Image
Name Army Spc. Scott M. Bandhold Age 37 Community North Merrick Died 04/12/2006 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Thomas J. Wilwerth Age 21 Community Mastic Died 02/23/2006 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Lance S. Sage Age 26 Community Lakeview Died 12/27/2005 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Spc. Robert C. Pope II Age 22 Community East Islip Died 11/07/2005 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Jared Kremm Age 25 Community Hauppauge Died 10/27/2005 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, artillery/mortar/rocket Image
Name Army Spc. Jose L. Ruiz Age 28 Community Brentwood Died 08/15/2005 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, gunshot Image
Name Army Sgt. James McNaughton Age 27 Community Centereach Died 08/02/2005 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, gunshot Image
Name Navy SEAL, Lt. Michael P. Murphy Age 29 Community Patchogue Died 06/28/2005 War Afghanistan Cause Died while conducting counter-terrorism operations in Kunar Province, Afghanistan Image
Name Navy hospital corpsman Jeffrey Wiener Age 32 Community Formerly of Valley Stream and Lynbrook Died 05/07/2005 War Iraq Cause Died in a combat-related incident Image
Name Army Spc. Robert DeFazio Age 21 Community West Babylon Died 04/24/2005 War Afghanistan Cause Died in Kandahar of non-combat related injuries Image
Name Army Spc. Wilfredo Urbina Age 29 Community Baldwin Died 11/29/2004 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Marine 1st Lt. Matthew D. Lynch Age 25 Community Jericho Died 10/31/2004 War Iraq Cause Died when his Humvee was hit by a massive explosion Image
Name Army Staff Sgt. James L. Pettaway Jr. Age 37 Community Southampton Died 10/03/2004 War Iraq Cause Died at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of injuries sustained Aug. 27 when he was involved in a motor vehicle accident Image
Name Marine Lance Cpl. Ramon Mateo Age 20 Community Brentwood Died 09/24/2004 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Marine 1st Lt. Ronald D. Winchester Age 25 Community Rockville Centre Died 09/02/2004 War Iraq Cause Killed in action; Weaponry, explosive device Image
Name Army Sgt. Gregory Wahl Age 30 Community Valley Stream Died 05/03/2004 War Iraq Cause Died when military vehicle left the road and flipped over in a canal, drowning Image
Name Coast Guard Petty Officer Nathan Bruckenthal Age 24 Community Stony Brook Died 04/24/2004 War Iraq Cause Killed in a waterborne attack on the Khawr Al Amaya oil terminal in the northern Persian Gulf Image
Name Marine Cpl. Kevin T. Kolm Age 23 Community Hicksville Died 04/13/2004 War Iraq Cause Killed by hostile fire Image
Name Army Sgt. Michael J. Esposito Jr. Age 22 Community Brentwood Died 03/18/2004 War Afghanistan Cause Died when unit came under fire in the Hindu Kush mountains Image
Name Army Spc. Jacob Fletcher Age 28 Community Bay Shore Died 11/13/2003 War Iraq Cause Died when explosives struck a bus he was riding on in the town of Samara Image
Name Army Pfc. Raheen Tyson Heighter Age 22 Community Bay Shore Died 07/24/2003 War Iraq Cause Killed north of Al Hawd, Iraq, when military convoy came under enemy fire Image
Name Air Force Master Sgt. Michael Maltz Age 42 Community Wheatley Hills Died 03/23/2003 War Afghanistan Cause Killed in an HH-60 Pave Hawk accident Image
Name Marine Staff Sgt. Scott Germosen Age 37 Community Coram Died 01/09/2002 War Afghanistan Cause Killed as a result of the crash of a KC-130/R aircraft Image

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