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North Dakota troops killed in Iraq

As of Thursday, 11 U.S. service members from North Dakota or serving with North Dakota military units have been reported killed while on duty in Iraq:...

As of Thursday, 11 U.S. service members from North Dakota or serving with North Dakota military units have been reported killed while on duty in Iraq:

  • Spc. Dennis Ferderer Jr., 20, of New Salem. Killed Nov. 2, 2005, in an attack on a Humvee near Ad Duluiyah, north of Baghdad.
  • Spc. Cody Wentz, 21, of Williston. Killed Nov. 4, 2004, in an attack on a Humvee near Balad.
  • Spc. Jon Fettig, 30, of Dickinson. Killed July 22, 2003, in an attack on a convoy near Ar Ramadi.
  • Pfc. Sheldon Hawk Eagle, 21, of Grand Forks. Killed Nov. 15, 2003, when two Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Mosul.
  • Spc. Thomas Sweet II, 23, of Bismarck. Died Nov. 27, 2003, in Junction City from a noncombatrelated gunshot wound.
  • Staff Sgt. Ken Hendrickson, 41, of Bismarck. Killed Jan. 24, 2004, when a bomb struck a four-vehicle convoy north of Fallujah.
  • Sgt. Keith Smette, 25, of Makoti. Killed Jan. 24, 2004, when a bomb struck a fourvehicle convoy north of Fallujah.
  • Spc. Philip Brown, 21, of Jamestown. Died May 8, 2004, after being wounded by an explosive while on foot patrol.
  • Spc. James Holmes, 28, East Grand Forks, Minn. Died May 8, 2004, in Landstuhl, Germany, from wounds suffered May 3 when a roadside bomb exploded while he was on vehicle patrol.
  • Staff Sgt. Lance Koenig, 33, of Fargo. Died Sept. 22, 2004, near Tikrit when a bomb exploded while he was inspecting a suspicious roadside object.
  • Pvt. 1st Class Anthony Monroe, 21, of Bismarck. Died Oct. 10, 2004.
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