Afghanistan war deaths

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Total number of U.S. military deaths since 2001 and names of the U.S. troops killed recently in the Afghanistan war, as announced by the Pentagon:

1,106In hostile actions:In non-hostile actions:

Tallies may be incomplete

because of lags in reporting.

Staff Sgt. Michael P. Flores, 31, of San Antonio.

1st Lt. Joel C. Gentz, 25, of Grass Lake, Mich.

Staff Sgt. David C. Smith, 26, of Eight Mile, Ala.

Senior Airman Benjamin D. White, 24, of Erwin, Tenn.

Flores and White were assigned to 48th Rescue Squadron, based at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz. Gentz was assigned to 58th Rescue Squadron and Smith to 66th Rescue Squadron, both based at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev. The four airmen were killed June 9 in a helicopter crash near Forward Operating Base Jackson in Helmand province.

Lance Cpl. Gavin R. Brummund, 22, of Arnold, Calif.; 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based at Camp Lejeune, N.C. Killed June 10 in Helmand province.

Spec. Christian M. Adams, 26, of Sierra Vista, Ariz.; 20th Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, based at Fort Hood, Tex. Died June 11 in Kandahar of noncombat injuries.

Sgt. 1st Class Robert J. Fike, 38, of Conneautville, Pa.

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