Remembering Our Iraq War Casualties: Sgt. Bryan Thomas McDonough
The Iraq War claimed the lives of nearly 70 Minnesotans, among them was Army Sgt. Bryan Thomas McDonough, 22, of Maplewood.
This week is the 10-year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq that eventually led to the capture, trial and execution of Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
Lost in the war was one local man.
Army Sgt. Bryan Thomas McDonough, 22, of Maplewood, was one of two soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their Humvee during a patrol near Falluja, Iraq, on Dec. 2, 2006. The following rememberance pages have been set up for McDonough:
By one count, the war is directly responsible for 189,000 deaths, not including those who died from hardship caused by the fighting.
In all, 4,802 Americans and allies have died in the war, according to the Iraq Coalition Casualty Count, including nearly 70 Minnesotans.
CNN has a map of all casualties in the Afghanistan and Iraq wars.
Use the search box above to find other servicemembers who died in Iraq. Feel free to leave a message of remembrance in the comments section below.
-Patch.com editor James Warden contributed to this report.