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Army Spc. Rudolph R. Hizon  Died February 28, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom  22, of Los Angeles; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.; died Feb. 28, in the Charkh district of Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

Army Spc. Rudolph R. Hizon Died February 28, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 22, of Los Angeles; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Polk, La.; died Feb. 28, in the Charkh district of Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

An improvised explosive device (IED) is a homemade bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action. It may be constructed of conventional military explosives, such as an artillery round, attached to a detonating mechanism. Roadside bombs are a common use of IEDs.

An improvised explosive device (IED) is a homemade bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action. It may be constructed of conventional military explosives, such as an artillery round, attached to a detonating mechanism. Roadside bombs are a common use of IEDs.

Army Pfc. Sam W. Huff Died April 18, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 18, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died April 18 in Baghdad of injuries sustained April 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad.

Army Pfc. Sam W. Huff Died April 18, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 18, of Tucson, Ariz.; assigned to the 170th Military Police Company, 504th Military Police Battalion, 42nd Military Police Brigade, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died April 18 in Baghdad of injuries sustained April 17 when an improvised explosive device detonated near her Humvee in Baghdad.

Army PFC Holly J. McGeogh, 19, of Taylor, Michigan. Died January 31, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to Company A, 4th Forward Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle during combat operations in Kirkuk, Al Tamim Province, Iraq.

Army PFC Holly J. McGeogh, 19, of Taylor, Michigan. Died January 31, 2004, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to Company A, 4th Forward Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Division (Mech), Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle during combat operations in Kirkuk, Al Tamim Province, Iraq.

Army SPC Jonathan D. Welch, 19, of Yorba Linda, California. Died August 31, 2009, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Shuyene Sufia, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army SPC Jonathan D. Welch, 19, of Yorba Linda, California. Died August 31, 2009, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Shuyene Sufia, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Pfc. Leslie D. Jackson, 18, of Richmond, Va., died May 20, in Baghdad, Iraq, when her military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, as she was returning to Camp Eagle. Pfc. Jackson was assigned to A Company, 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, Texas.

Pfc. Leslie D. Jackson, 18, of Richmond, Va., died May 20, in Baghdad, Iraq, when her military vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, as she was returning to Camp Eagle. Pfc. Jackson was assigned to A Company, 115th Forward Support Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, Ft. Hood, Texas.

Imphal: At least three security personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near Khudengthabi along the National Highway 102 today. According to primary information, the security personnel belong to the Assam Rifles. The injured have been rushed to the nearest hospital...

Imphal: At least three security personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast near Khudengthabi along the National Highway 102 today. According to primary information, the security personnel belong to the Assam Rifles. The injured have been rushed to the nearest hospital...

Army SPC. Kyle P. Stoeckli, 21, of Moseley, Virginia. Died June 1, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Maiwand, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.

Army SPC. Kyle P. Stoeckli, 21, of Moseley, Virginia. Died June 1, 2013, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas. Died in Maiwand, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, from injuries sustained when his unit was attacked by an improvised explosive device.

Army Spc. Coty J. Phelps  Died May 17, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom  20, of Kingman, Ariz.; assigned to the 725th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died May 17 in Iskandariya, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Army Spc. Coty J. Phelps Died May 17, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Kingman, Ariz.; assigned to the 725th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska; died May 17 in Iskandariya, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.

Ummmm...yeah....Alex Minsky Marine Lance Cpl. Alex Minsky is an Afghan war veteran who lost his leg after his truck rolled over an IED (improvised explosive device). PhotographerTom Cullissaw Alex at the gym an immediately recruited him to model.

Ummmm...yeah....Alex Minsky Marine Lance Cpl. Alex Minsky is an Afghan war veteran who lost his leg after his truck rolled over an IED (improvised explosive device). PhotographerTom Cullissaw Alex at the gym an immediately recruited him to model.

Army Staff Sgt. Jesse W. Ainsworth  Died July 10, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom  24, of Dayton, Texas; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died July 10 near Walakan, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

Army Staff Sgt. Jesse W. Ainsworth Died July 10, 2010 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom 24, of Dayton, Texas; assigned to the 1st Squadron, 71st Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.; died July 10 near Walakan, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device.

Army Staff Sgt. Vincenzo Romeo  Died May 6, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom  23, of Lodi, N.J.; assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died May 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Army Staff Sgt. Vincenzo Romeo Died May 6, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 23, of Lodi, N.J.; assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Wash.; died May 6 in Baqubah, Iraq, of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations.

Army SPC James A. Waters, 21, of Cloverdale, Indiana. Died July 1, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army SPC James A. Waters, 21, of Cloverdale, Indiana. Died July 1, 2011, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his position during combat operations in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan.

Army 2LT Emily J.T. Perez, 23, of Fort Washington, Maryland. Died September 12, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle during combat operations in Kifl, Babil Province, Iraq.

Army 2LT Emily J.T. Perez, 23, of Fort Washington, Maryland. Died September 12, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 204th Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near her vehicle during combat operations in Kifl, Babil Province, Iraq.

Army Pfc. Kevin S.K. Wessel  Died April 19, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom  20, of Newport, Ore.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; killed April 19 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad.

Army Pfc. Kevin S.K. Wessel Died April 19, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Newport, Ore.; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.; killed April 19 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol in Baghdad.

Army CPL. Wade J. Oglesby, 27, of Grand Junction, Colorado. Died April 18, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.

Army CPL. Wade J. Oglesby, 27, of Grand Junction, Colorado. Died April 18, 2007, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, Fort Lewis, Washington. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Taji, Iraq.