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List of Minn. National Guard soldiers who lost their lives in the Global War on Terrorism

The following is a list of Minnesotans killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11. By year, the list shows the date of death, soldier, age and hometown.

The following is a list of Minnesotans killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11. By year, the list shows the date of death, soldier, age and hometown.


Aug. 14

Army Sgt. Matthew A. Harmon, 29, of Bagley

Aug. 6


Navy Special Warfare Operator Chief Petty Officer (SEAL) John W. Faas, 31, of Minneapolis

Navy Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 2nd Class (SEAL) Nicholas P. Spehar, 24, of St. Paul

July 12

Marine Lance Cpl. Robert S. Greniger, 21, of Greenfield

June 30

Marine Sgt. Chad D. Frokjer, 27, of Maplewood

June 6

Army Spc. Emilio J. Campo, 20, of Madelia


April 15

Army Spc. Joseph A. Kennedy, 25, of St. Paul

Feb. 27

Army Cpl. Andrew C. Wilfahrt, 31, of Rosemount


Dec. 16

Marine Cpl. Sean A. Osterman, 21, of Princeton

Oct. 4


Army Pfc. Ryane G. Clark, 22, of New London

Sept. 21

Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonah D. McClellan, 26, of St. Louis Park

Aug. 27

Marine Master Sgt. Daniel L. Fedder, 34, of Pine City

July 14

Army Spc. Matthew J. Johnson, 21, of Maplewood

July 13


Army 1st Lt. Christopher S. Goeke, 23, of Apple Valley

April 9

Air Force Maj. Randell D. Voas, 43, of Lakeville

April 4

Army Sgt. Kurt E. Kruize, 35, of Hancock

April 2

Marine Lance Cpl. Curtis M. Swenson, 20, of Rochester



Oct. 10

Army Spc. George W. Cauley, 24, of Walker

Oct. 9

Marine Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Taylor, 27, of Bovey

Oct. 6

Army Maj. Tad T. Hervas, 48, of Coon Rapids

Sept. 3

Army Staff Sgt. Todd W. Selge, 25, of Burnsville


Aug. 18

Army Pfc. Jonathan C. Yanney, 20, of Litchfield

July 18

Air Force Capt. Thomas J. Gramith, 27, of Eagan

Army Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp, 21, of Rosemount

July 17

Army Spc. Daniel P. Drevnick, 22, of Woodbury

July 16

Army Spc. James D. Wertish, 20, of Olivia

Army Spc. Carlos E. Wilcox IV, 27, of Cottage Grove

July 6

Army Sgt. Chester W. Hosford, 35, of Hastings

Jan. 26

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Philip E. Windorski, 35, of Bovey


April 9

Army Spc. Jacob J. Fairbanks, 22, of St. Paul

March 26

Army Spc. Gregory B. Rundell, 21, of Ramsey

Jan. 26

Army Sgt. 1st Class Matthew R. Kahler, 29, of Granite Falls

Jan. 3

Army Spc. Joshua R. Anderson, 24, of Jordan


Dec. 9

Army Spc. Randy W. Pickering, 31, of Bovey

Nov. 28

Army Sgt. 1st Class John J. Tobiason, 42, of Bloomington

Aug. 29

Army Staff Sgt. Andrew P. Nelson, 22, of Moorhead

Aug. 6

Army Staff Sgt. Jacob M. Thompson, 26, of North Mankato

June 21

Army Pfc. Anthony D. Hebert, 19, of Lake City

May 19

Army Sgt. Jason A. Schumann, 23, of Hawley

May 6

Army Spc. Robert J. Dixon, 27, of Minneapolis

April 14

Army Sgt. Joshua A. Schmit, 26, of Willmar

April 8

Army Cpl. Conor G. Masterson, 21, of Woodbury

April 2

Marine Lance Cpl. Daniel R. Olsen, 20, of Eagan

March 25

Army Spc. Sean K. McDonald, 21, of Rosemount

March 23

Army Sgt. Greg N. Riewer, 30, of Frazee

Feb. 28

Marine Sgt. Chad M. Allen, 25, of Maple Lake

Feb. 26

Army Sgt. William J. Beardsley, 25, of Coon Rapids

Feb. 1

Army Sgt. Maj. Michael C. Mettille, 44, of West St. Paul

Jan. 9

Army Sgt. James M. Wosika Jr., 24, of St. Paul


Dec. 4

Army Pfc. Nicholas D. Turcotte, 23, of Maple Grove

Dec. 2

Army Spc. Bryan T. McDonough, 22, of Maplewood

Army Spc. Corey J. Rystad, 20, of Red Lake Falls

Oct. 20

Army Staff Sgt. Kevin M. Witte, 27, of Beardsley

Sept. 9

Marine Cpl. Johnathan L. Benson, 21, of North Branch

Aug. 30

Army Sgt. Joshua R. Hanson, 27, of West St. Paul

Aug. 27

Army Spc. Qixing Lee, 20, of Minneapolis

July 8

Army Cpl. Troy C. Linden, 22, of Detroit Lakes

June 29

Army Sgt. Kyle R. Miller, 19, of Willmar

June 16

Army Sgt. Brent W. Koch, 22, of Morton

May 30

Marine Capt. Nathanael J. Doring, 31, of Apple Valley

May 23

Marine Lance Cpl. Robert G. Posivio III, 22, of Sherburn

Feb. 12

Army Cpl. Andrew J. Kemple, 23, of Cambridge


Dec. 16

Marine Staff Sgt. Kenneth B. Pospisil, 35, of Andover

Dec. 1

Marine Cpl. Anthony T. McElveen, 20, of Little Falls

Marine Lance Cpl. Scott T. Modeen, 24, of Hennepin

Nov. 26

Marine Master Sgt. Brett E. Angus, 40, of St. Paul

Oct. 3

Army Spc. Jacob T. Vanderbosch, 21, of Vadnais Heights

Aug. 21

Army Pfc. Elden D. Arcand, 22, of White Bear Lake

Aug. 10

Army Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Benson, 40, of Winona

July 23

Marine Sgt. Bryan J. Opskar, 32, of Princeton

June 28

Army Chief Warrant Officer 3 Corey J. Goodnature, 35, of Clarks Grove

June 8

Army 1st Lt. Michael J. Fasnacht, 25, of Mankato

May 27

Army Chief Warrant Officer 4 Matthew Scott Lourey, 40, of East Bethel

May 2

Marine Capt. Kelly C. Hinz, 30, of Woodbury

March 23

Spc. Travis R. Bruce, 22, of Byron

Feb. 21

Army Sgt. Jesse M. Lhotka, 24, of Alexandria

Army Staff Sgt. David F. Day, 25, of Saint Louis Park

Army 1st Lt. Jason G. Timmerman, 24, of Tracy

Jan. 28

Army Sgt. 1st Class Mickey E. Zaun, 27, of Brooklyn Park

Jan. 24

Army Sgt. Michael C. Carlson, 22, of St. Paul

Jan. 9

Army Spc. Dwayne J. McFarlane Jr., 20, of Cass Lake


Nov. 16

Army Spc. Daniel James McConnell, 27, of Duluth

Sept. 11

Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class David A. Cedergren, 25, of South St. Paul

July 14

Army Cpl. Demetrius L. Rice, 24, of Ortonville

May 8

Army Spc. James J. Holmes, 28, of East Grand Forks

April 8

Marine Lance Cpl. Levi T Angell, 20, of Saint Louis

April 5

Marine Corps Pfc. Moises A. Langhorst, 19, of Moose Lake

April 4

Marine Corps Cpl. Tyler R. Fey, 22, of Eden Prairie

March 8

Marine Corps Pfc. Matthew G. Milczark, 18, of Kettle River

Jan. 25

Army Chief Warrant Patrick Dorff, 32, of Minneapolis


Nov. 17

Army Staff Sgt. Dale A. Panchot, 26, of Northome

Aug. 6

Army Staff Sgt. Brian R. Hellermann, 35, of Freeport

July 3

Army Pfc. Edward J. Herrgott, 20, of Shakopee

Feb. 22

Army Maj. Curtis D. Feistner, 34, of White Bear Lake

Source: http://militarytimes.com

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