MSNBC: U.S. sustains 3,000th fatality in Iraq — Texas soldier’s death raises toll to new milestone; Bush weighs his options

The next few stories will tell of another victim of the Iraq who won’t make the official list of war dead . . . Maryland Reservist killed by police after refusing deployment to Iraq

Washington Post: Reservist Due for Iraq Is Killed in Standoff With Police

Washington Post: Distant War May Have Claimed Md. Soldier — Veteran Slain in Police Standoff Was Devastated by Call-Up, Family Says

Words can’t express the tragedy of this death and many others who have died unnecessarily.