West Alabamians in Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003-2010


West Alabamians in Operation Iraqi Freedom, 2003-2010


Biographical information on members of the United States Armed Forces who died in the Operation Iraqi Freedom. Information from obituaries in the Tuscaloosa News and/or online resources.

If you have additional information or photos for any of the servicemen listed, please contact tavm@tuscaloosa-library.org

Collection Items

Technical Sergeant Bruce Brown
TSgt Bruce Brown was killed on September 4, 2003, while serving with 78th Logistics Readiness Squadron in Qatar. Sgt Brown was a graduate of Livingston High School. Sgt. Brown was the husband of Mrs. Candace Brown and the son of Mr. Joe Brown Sr. A…

Chief Warrant Officer Robert William Channell Jr.
CWO Robert W. Channell Jr. was killed on April 22, 2003, while serving with the 1st Marine Battalion, 10th Marine Regiment in Iraq. CWO Channell was the husband of Joyce and the father of Bethany. CWO Channell was a native of Tuscaloosa and a…

Specialist Richard Gilmore III
Spc Richard Gilmore III was killed on July 18, 2007, while serving with Company A, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry. Spc Gilmore was a graduate of Walker High School. Spc. Gilmore was the husband of Mrs. Jimmie Sue Gilmore and the son of Mr. and Mrs.…

Staff Sergeant Tommy S. Little
SSgt Tommy S. Little died on May 2, 2005, from injuries received in an improvised explosive device attack in Iraq. Sgt. Little was a native of Aliceville and reportedly planned to stay in the Mississippi National Guard as long as he was eligible. A…

Specialist Cedric Lennon
Spc. Cedric Lennon was killed on June 24, 2003, while serving with the United States Army in Iraq. Spc. Lennon was from West Blocton where he lived with his grandmother. A photo of Spc. Lennon and of his grave can be found at this site:…
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