Troops killed in helicopter crash
|Jonathan Edward Etterling||Michael Finke||Timothy Gibson||Tony Hernandez|
|John Daniel House||Sean Kelly||James Lee Moore||Nathan Moore|
|Mourad Ragimov||Rhonald Dain Rairdan||Hector Ramos||Gael Saintvil|
|Nathan Schubert||Matthew Smith||Dustin Shumney||Kyle Grimes|
This is a partial list of the 31 servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Iraq yesterday. Twenty-seven of the casualties were based in Hawai'i. They include:
- Lance Cpl. Jonathan Edward Etterling, 22, of Wheelersburg, Ohio
- Sgt. Michael Finke, 28, of Wadsworth, Ohio
- Cpl. Timothy Gibson, 23, of Merrimack, N.H.
- Lance Cpl. Richard Gilbert, 28, of Dayton, Ohio
- Cpl. Kyle Grimes, 21, Bethlehem, Pa.
- Lance Cpl. Brian Hopper, 21, of Wynne, Ark.
- Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class John Daniel House, 28, of Ventura, Calif., served with Naval Medical Clinic Hawai'i, Marine Corps Units Detachment, Pearl Harbor
- Lance Cpl. Saeed Jafarkhani-torshizi Jr., 24, of Fort Worth, Texas
- Cpl. Sean Kelly, 23, of Pitman, N.J., served with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 3rd Marines
- Lance Cpl. Allan Klein, 34, of Clinton Township, Mich.
- Tim Knight, 22, Brooklyn, Ohio.
- Lance Cpl. Fred Lee Maciel, 20, Spring, Texas
- Lance Cpl. James Lee Moore, 24, of Roseburg, Ore.
- Nathan Moore, of Champaign, Ill.
- Lance Cpl. Rhonald Dain Rairdan, 20, of Medina County, Texas, served with 1st Marine Division
- Lance Cpl. Mourad Ragimov, 20, of San Diego
- Lance Cpl. Hector Ramos, 20, of Aurora, Ill.
- Cpl. Gael Saintvil, 24, Central Florida, Fla.
- Cpl. Nathan Schubert, 22, of Cherokee, Iowa
- Lance Cpl. Darrell J. Schumann, 25, of Hampton, Va.
- 1st Lt. Dustin M. Shumney, 30, of Vallejo, Calif.
- Cpl. Matthew Smith, 24, West Valley City, Utah
- Lance Cpl. Joseph Spence, 24, of Scotts Valley, Calif.
- Lance Cpl. Michael L. Starr Jr., 21, of Baltimore, Md.
Marines based in California and identified as killed in the crash are:
- Capt. Paul C. Alaniz, 32, of Corpus Christi, Texas, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.
- Capt. Lyle Gordon, 30, of Midlothian, Texas, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.
- Cpl. Tony Hernandez, 22, of Canyon Lake, Texas, served with 1st Marine Division, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
- Staff Sgt. Dexter S. Kimble, 30, of Houston, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.