Spc. Dustin R. Donica, 22, of Spring, Texas, was killed Thursday by small arms fire in Baghdad, the Defense Department said.
The grim milestone was crossed on the final day of 2006 and at the end of the deadliest month for the American military in Iraq in the past 12 months. At least 111 U.S. service members were reported to have died in December.
At least 820 U.S. military personnel died in Iraq in 2006...
Local vigil: TOMORROW, Monday, January 1, 2007, 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Clinton and Washington Streets in Iowa City.