As of yesterday, at least 3,297 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003.
Staff Sgt. Marcus A. Golczynski, 30, Lewisburg, Tenn.; killed March 27 in combat in Anbar province; assigned to the Marine Reserve's 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division; Nashville, Tenn.
Master Sgt. Sean M. Thomas, 33, Harrisburg, Pa.; killed March 27 by small-arms fire in Baghdad; assigned to the 28th Division Support Command.
Sgt. Curtis J. Forshey, 22, Hollidaysburg, Pa.; died March 27 in Homburg, Germany, of a noncombat-related illness; assigned to the 129th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne Division; Fort Campbell, Ky.
Sgt. Jason W. Swiger, 24, South Portland, Maine; Cpl. Jason Nunez, 22, Naranjito, Puerto Rico; Pfc. Orlando E. Gonzalez, 21, New Freedom, Pa.; and Pfc. Anthony J. White, 21, Columbia, S.C.; killed March 25 when an explosive detonated near their vehicle in Baqouba; assigned to the 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division; Fort Bragg, N.C.