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A list of Tampa Bay troops killed in the Iraq war

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Tampa Bay area's Iraq war dead

In all, 46 service members from this region have perished in the conflict as of March 19, 2013:

• Army Capt. James Adamouski, 29, Tampa. Iraq, April 2, 2003.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Andrew J. Aviles, 18, Tampa. Iraq, April 7, 2003.

• Army Pfc. Roberto C. Baez, 19, Tampa. Iraq, Oct. 3, 2005.

• Army Pfc. Brandon K. Bobb, 20, Riverview. Iraq, July 17, 2007.

• Army Sgt. Dennis J. Boles, 46, Homosassa. Kuwait (Iraq War), Oct. 24, 2004.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Brian Rory Buesing, 20, Cedar Key and New Port Richey. Iraq, March 23, 2003.

• Army Spc. David A. Croft Jr., 22, Plant City. Iraq, Jan. 5, 2010.

• Army Staff Sgt. Wilbert Davis, 40, Tampa. Iraq, April 3, 2003.

• Army Pfc. Marc A. Delgado, 21, Lithia. Iraq, Nov. 24, 2005.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua W. Dickinson, 25, New Port Richey. Iraq, Dec. 12, 2004.

• Army Sgt. Dennis J. Flanagan, 22, Inverness. Iraq, Jan. 20, 2006.

• Army Sgt. Denis J. Gallardo, 22, St. Petersburg. Iraq, Nov. 22, 2005.

• Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Ronald A. Ginther, 37, Auburndale. Iraq, May 2, 2004.

• Army Spc. Cody C. Grater, 20, Spring Hill. Iraq, July 29, 2007.

• Army Staff Sgt. John L. Hartman Jr., 39, Tampa. Iraq, Nov. 30, 2006.

• Air Force 1st Lt. Joseph D. Helton, 24, Tampa. Iraq, Sept. 8, 2009.

• Army Sgt. 1st Class David A. Heringes, 36, Tampa. Iraq, Aug. 24, 2007.

• Army Sgt. William R. Howdeshell, 37, St. Petersburg. Iraq, July 26, 2007.

• Army Spc. Arturo Huerta-Cruz, 23, Clearwater. Iraq, April 14, 2008.

• Army Sgt. Bryan Luckey, 25, Tampa. Iraq, June 29, 2006.

• Army Sgt. Marcus C. Mathes, 26, Zephyrhills. Iraq, April 28, 2008.

• Army Sgt. Benjamin E. Mejia, 25, Tampa. Iraq, May 31, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Patrick J. Miller, 23, New Port Richey. Iraq, March 29, 2008.

• Marine Sgt. Lea Robert Mills, 21, Masaryktown. Iraq, April 28, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Jody W. Missildine, 19, Plant City. Iraq, April 8, 2006.

• Army Pfc. Louis Niedermeier, 20, Largo. Iraq, June 1, 2005.

• Army Pfc. Cody J. Orr, 21, Ruskin. Iraq, Jan. 17, 2004.

• Marine Lance Cpl. James R. Phillips, 21, Plant City. Iraq, Dec. 23, 2004.

• Army Staff Sgt. Michael B. Quinn, 37, Tampa. Iraq, May 27, 2003.

• Army Cpl. John T. Rivero, 23, Tampa. Kuwait (Iraq War), April 17, 2003.

• Army Spc. Alexis Roman-Cruz, 33, Brandon. Iraq, Nov. 16, 2005.

• Army Pfc. Jonathan M. Rossi, 20, Safety Harbor. Iraq, July 1, 2007.

• Army Sgt. Michael D. Rowe, 23, New Port Richey. Iraq, March 28, 2006.

• Army 2nd Lt. Charles R. Rubado, 23, Clearwater. Iraq, Aug. 29, 2005.

• Army Spc. Raymond A. Salerno, 27, Land O'Lakes. Iraq, July 16, 2006.

• Army Staff Sgt. Wentz J. H. Shanaberger III, 33, Zephyrhills. Iraq, March 24, 2004.

• Army 1st Lt. Kevin J. Smith, 28, Brandon. Iraq, Dec. 8, 2005.

• Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, 33, Tampa. Iraq, April 4, 2003. Awarded Medal of Honor.

• Army Sgt. James D. Stewart, 29, St. Petersburg. Iraq, June 21, 2005.

• Army Sgt. Robert Surber, 24, Inverness. Iraq, June 3, 2007.

• Army Maj. David G. Taylor Jr., 37, Tampa. Iraq, Oct. 22, 2006.

• Army Sgt. Antwan L. Walker, 22, Tampa. Iraq, May 18, 2005.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Kevin G. Waruinge, 22, Tampa. Iraq, Aug. 3, 2005.

• Army Chief Warrant Officer Aaron A. Weaver, 32, Floral City. Iraq, Jan. 8, 2004.

• Marine Lance Cpl. Nicholas Wilt, 23, Tampa. Iraq, Sept. 3, 2004.

• Army Lt. Col. Peter E. Winston, 56, Plant City. Iraq, Nov. 13, 2006.

Compiled from Times files, Associated Press casualty databases.

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