Marine Lance Cpl. Dale G. Peterson, 20, of Redmond, killed April, 23, 2007 in Al Anbar province, Iraq

Army Sgt. Zachary W. McBride, 20, of Bend, killed Jan. 9, 2008 in Sinsil, Iraq

Army Pfc. Cody J. Eggleston, 21, of Redmond, died Oct. 24, 2008 in Bethesda, Md., of wounds suffered in Baqubah, Iraq

Army Cpl. Jessica A. Ellis, 24, of Baker City (attended COCC in Bend), killed May 11, 2008 in Baghdad, Iraq

Air Force First Lt. Justin Wilkens, 26, Feb. 2012, in Djibouti, Africa

Just days before his ship was to head for the Middle East in 2009, Navy Air Crewman 2nd Class Aaron L. Clingman, of Bend, died in a helicopter crash near San Diego.

The region also has lost two locals serving as contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan -- Loren "Butch" Hammer, 35, of Redmond, in November 2004 in Afghanistan, and Deborah Klecker, 51, of the Sunriver area, in June 2005 in Iraq.

According to the "Oregon's Most Honorable"Website maintained by the governor's office, Prescott is the 139th Oregon service member who died while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom and the War in Iraq.