How Many More Years?

This week marks the start of the sixth year of the Iraq War and a U.S. military death toll of 4,000. These are the men and women from Louisiana who have lost their lives in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.

Marine Corporal Willie Celestin Jr., 21, of Lafayette

Army Private Mark W. Graham, 22, of Lafayette

Army Staff Sgt. Jacob G. McMillan, 25, of Lafayette

Army Spc. Brandon L. Teeters, 21, of Lafayette

Marine Pfc. David P. Burridge, 19, of Lafayette

Army Spc. Joseph C. Thibodeaux, 24, of Lafayette

Army Sgt. 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, 34, of Raceland

Army Sgt. Christopher J. Babin, 27, of Houma

Army Spc. Bradley J. Bergeron, 25, of Houma

Marine Lance Cpl. Myles C. Sebastien, 21, of Opelousas

Army Staff Sgt. Jonathan R. Reed, 25, of Opelousas

Army Staff Sgt. Craig Davis, 37, of Opelousas

Army Spc. Huey P.L. Fassbender, 24, of LaPlace

Army Spc. Armand L. “Luke” Frickey, 20, of Houma

Army Spc. Warren A. Murphy, 29, of Marrero

Army Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gabel, 30, of Crowley

Army Cpl. Marcus A. Cain, 20, of Crowley

Army Spc. Seth R. Trahan, 20, of Crowley

Army Pfc. Lionel Ayro, 22, of Jeanerette

Army Staff Sgt. Toby W. Mallet, 26, of Kaplan

Army Spc. Joseph C. Dumas Jr., 25, of New Orleans

Army Staff Sgt. Jens E. Schelbert, 31, of New Orleans

Navy Chief Fire Controlman (SEAL) Jacques J. Fontan, 36, of New Orleans

Army Sgt. Lee M. Godbolt, 23, of New Orleans

Army Sgt. Rene Knox Jr., 22, of New Orleans

Army Spc. Jeremy M. Heines, 25, of New Orleans

Army Cpl. David M. Fraise, 24, of New Orleans

Army Sgt. Taft V. Williams, 29, of New Orleans

Army Sgt. Matthew J. Vosbein, 30, of Metairie

Marine Lance Cpl. Ryan S. McCurdy, 20, of Baton Rouge

Army Sgt. Paul M. Heltzel, 39, of Baton Rouge

Army 1st Lt. Christopher W. Barnett, 32, of Baton Rouge

Marine Sgt. Jeffrey L. Kirk, 24, of Baton Rouge

Army Sgt. 1st Class John M. Hennen, 26, of Vinton

Army Sgt. David J. Murray, 23, of Clinton

Army Sgt. Bernard L. Sembly II, 25, of Bossier City

Army Sgt. Robin V. Fell, 22, of Shreveport

Army Sgt. Isiah J. Sinclair, 31, of Natchitoches

Army Sgt. Nicholas J. Olivier, 26, of Ruston

Army Spc. Michael S. Evans II, 22, of Marrero

Army Spc. Christopher J. Ramsey, 20, of Batchelor

Army Staff Sgt. William F. Manuel, 34, of Kinder

Army Sgt. Robert W. Sweeney III, 22, of Pineville

Army Sgt. 1st Class Kurt J. Comeaux, 34, of Raceland

Army Sgt. Craig L. Nelson, 21, of Bossier City

Army Pfc. Kristian E. Parker, 23, of Slidell

Marine Pfc. Chase A. Edwards, 19, of Lake Charles

Marine Lance Cpl. Justin D. McLeese, 19, of Covington

Army Spc. Robert L. DuSang, 24, of Mandeville

Army Pfc. Charles C. Persing, 20, of Albany

Marine Lance Cpl. Derrick J. Cothran, 21, of Avondale

Marine Cpl. David S. Stewart, 24, of Bogalusa

Army Pvt. Joshua C. Burrows, 20, of Bossier City

Army Sgt. Julia V. Atkins, 22, of Bossier City

Army Staff Sgt. Bryan A. Lewis, 32, of Bunkie

Army Pfc. Torey J. Dantzler, 22, of Columbia

Marine Lance Cpl. Jon E. Bowman, 21, of Dubach

Marine Lance Cpl. Billy D. Brixey Jr., 21, of Ferriday

Army Sgt. Willard T. Partridge, 35, of Ferriday

Navy Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Lee Hamilton Deal, 23, of West Monroe

Marine Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Barnes, 20, of West Monroe

Marine Cpl. Chad W. Powell, 22, of West Monroe

Army Spc. Charles E. Leonard Jr., 29, of Monroe

Marine Lance Cpl. Larry L. Wells, 22, of Mount Herman

Marine Lance Cpl. Donald E. Champlin, 28, of Natchitoches

Army Spc. Joshua B. Madden, 21, of Sibley

Army Spc. William S. Hayes III, 23, of St. Tammany

Army Staff Sgt. Ronnie L. Sanders, 26, of Thibodaux

Army Sgt. Jay R. Gauthreaux, 26, of Thibodaux

Army Spc. Levi B. Kinchen, 21, of Tickfaw

Army Pvt. Justin T. Sanders, 22, of Watson

Army Cpl. William J. Crouch, 21, of Zachary