Nicolas H.J. Gideon, 20
Gideon died from wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit in Paktya, Afghanistan. The 20-year-old joined the Army June 25, 2008, according to a news release from Ft. Richardson in Alaska where he was stationed. Gideon was the third soldier from the base to be killed this month in Afghanistan.
Sources: Times research, Defense Department, iCasualties.org