JWB Jewish Chaplains Council

Jewish Service Members Killed in Action since September 11, 2001

Jewish Members of the U.S. Armed Forces Killed in Action since 11 September, 2001

Memorial Prayer for Service Members

O G-d full of compassion, grant perfect rest beneath the cover of Your Presence to all who have bravely laid down their lives for our country. Shelter them among the holy and pure, who are as radiant as the luminous firmament. O source of compassion, bring them ever near to You that their souls be bound up in the bond of eternal life as are the souls of the righteous. And the work of righteousness shall be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and confidence forever. Nation shall not lift up sword against nation; neither shall they learn war any more. Then the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together. Amen.

Pontell, Darin
Lieutenant JG, Navy, Pentagon
9/11/01 Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia

Smith, Eric A.
Chief Warrant Officer, Army, New York
4/2/03 Central Iraq

Evnin, Mark A.
Corporal, Marines, Vermont
4/3/03 Central Iraq

Wershow, Jeffery M.
Specialist, Army National Guard, Florida
7/6/03 Baghdad, Iraq

Bernstein, David R.
1st Lieutenant, Army, Pennsylvania
10/18/03 Taza, Iraq

Fletcher, Jacob S.
Private First Class, Army, New York
11/13/03 Samara, Iraq

Seiden, Marc S.
Specialist, Army, New Jersey
1/2/04 Baghdad, Iraq

Dvorin, Seth J.
2nd Lieutenant, Army, New Jersey
2/3/04 Iskandariyah, Iraq

Wong, Elijah Tai Wah
Sergeant, Army National Guard, Arizona
2/9/04 Sinjar, Iraq

Bruckenthal, Nathan B.
Petty Officer, Coast Guard, New York
4/24/04 Northern Persian Gulf

Schrage, Dustin H.
Corporal, Marines, Florida
5/6/04 Anbar province, Iraq

Sherman, Alan D.
Sergeant, Marines, New Jersey
6/29/04 Southeast of Baghdad

Engel, Mark E.
Lance Corporal, Marines, Colorado
7/21/04 Brook Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Tarlavsky, Michael Y.
Captain, Army, New Jersey
8/12/04 Najaf, Iraq

Stern, Andrew K.
1st Lieutenant, Marines, Tennessee
9/16/04 Anbar province, Iraq

Harrington, Foster L.
Sergeant, Marines, Texas
9/20/04 Anbar province, Iraq

Cohen, Michael R.
Corporal, Marines, Pennsylvania
11/22/04 Anbar province, Iraq

Shackelford, Michael B.
Sergeant, Army, Colorado
11/28/04 Ramadi, Iraq

Freeman, Daniel J.
Specialist, Army, Ohio
4/6/05 Ghazni, Afghanistan

Yahudah, Benyahmin Ben
Specialist, Army, Georgia
7/27/05 Baghdad, Iraq

Allen, Howard Paul
Sergeant, Army National Guard, Arizona
9/26/05 Baghdad, Iraq

Jacobson, Elizabeth N.
Airman First Class, Air Force, Florida
9/28/05 Near Camp Bucca, Iraq

Clark, Ryan J.
Corporal, Army, California
6/29/06 San Antonio, TX

Wolfe, Colin J.
Private First Class, Marines, Virginia
8/30/06 Habbaniyah, Iraq

Paul, Robert J.
Staff Sergeant, Army Reserve, Oregon
9/8/06 Kabul, Afghanistan

Oremus, Michael K.
Private First Class, Army, New York
10/2/06 Baghdad, Iraq

Secher, Robert Michael
Captain, Marines, Tennessee
10/8/06 Anbar province, Iraq

Krissoff, Nathan M.
1st Lieutenant, Marines, Nevada
12/9/06 Anbar province, Iraq

Blum, Aron C.
Sergeant, Marines, Arizona
12/28/06 Naval Medical Center, San Diego

Weiner, Timothy, R.
Tech Sergeant, Air Force, Florida
1/7/07 Baghdad, Iraq

Agami, Daniel J.
Specialist, Army, Florida
6/21/07 Northern Baghdad, Iraq

Bitton, Albert
Corporal, Army, Illinois
2/20/08 Baghdad, Iraq

Wolfer, Stuart A.
Major, Army, Florida
4/6/08 Baghdad, Iraq

Rosenberg, Mark E.
Major, Army, Florida
4/8/08 Baghdad, Iraq

Yelner, Jonathan A.V.
Senior Airman, Air Force, California
4/29/08 Near Bagram, Afghanistan

Farkas, Daniel
1st Lieutenant, Army National Guard, New York
7/4/08 Kabul, Afghanistan (Camp Phoenix)

Weinger, Robert M.
Sergeant, Army National Guard, Illinois
3/15/09 Jalabad, Afghanistan

Pine, Shawn
Lieutenant Colonel, Army Reserve, Texas
5/20/09 Near Kabul, Afghanistan

Schulte, Roslyn L.
1st Lieutenant, Air Force, Missouri
5/20/09 Near Kabul, Afghanistan

Fairbairn, Aaron E.
Private First Class, Army, Washington
7/4/09 Combat Outpost Zerok, Afghanistan

Walker, Morris L.
Private First Class, Army, North Carolina
8/18/09 Dila, Afghanistan

Sklaver, Benjamin A.
Captain, Army Reserve, Massachussettes
10/2/09 Muscheh, Afghanistan

Kane, Jeremy M.
Lance Corporal. Marines, New Jersey
1/22/10, Afghanistan

Zilberman, Miroslav Steven
Lieutenant, Navy, Ohio
4/2/10, Arabian Gulf

Fisher, Zachary M.
Sergeant, Army, Missouri
7/14/10 Lagman, Afghanistan

Malachowski, James M.
Staff Sergeant, Marine Corps, Maryland
3/20/11 Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Schultz, Joseph W.
Captain, Army, Washington
5/29/11, Wardak province, Afghanistan

Soufrine, Eric D.
Private First Class. Army, Connecticut
6/14/11, Afghanistan

Nuncio, Levi E.
Specialist, Army, Virginia
6/22/11, Kunar province, Afghanistan

Green, Douglas J.
Specialist, Army, Virginia
8/28/11 Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Shapiro, Steven F.
Private First Class, Army, California
10/21/11, Iraq

Seidler, Matthew R.
Airman First Class, Air Force, Maryland
1/5/12 Helmand Province, Afghanistan

Brodsky, Michael J.
Petty Officer 2nd Class, Navy, Florida
7/21/12 Kandahar province, Afghanistan

Somers, Daniel A.
Sergeant, Army National Guard, Arizona
6/10/2013, Phoenix, AZ

Silverman, Joshua B.
Chief Warrant Officer 2, Army, Arizona
12/17/13, Now Bahar, Afghanistan