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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,015



Published: Tue, October 30, 2012 @ 3:24 p.m.

US military deaths in Afghanistan at 2,015

By The Associated Press

As of today, Oct. 30, 2012, at least 2,015 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.

The AP count is one more than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

At least 1,680 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 118 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 11 were the result of hostile action.

The AP count of total Operation Enduring Freedom casualties outside of Afghanistan is four more than the department’s tally.

The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 17,834 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.


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1bumbob(137 comments)posted 2 years ago

No one else needs to die in Afghanistan. The troops should be called out now, and that's the end of story. America's longest war has gone on long enough.

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