Afghanistan war deaths

Sunday, June 20, 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:

1,108In hostile actions:In non-hostile actions:
Fatalities817291

Tallies may be incomplete

because of lags in reporting.

Spec. Matthew R. Catlett, 23, of Houston.

Spec. Charles S. Jirtle, 29, of Lawton, Okla.

Sgt. Joshua A. Lukeala, 23, of Yigo, Guam.

Spec. Blaine E. Redding, 22, of Plattsmouth, Neb.

The four soldiers were assigned to 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Ky. They were killed June 7 in Konar province.

Sgt. Mario Rodriguez, 24, of Smithville, Tex.; 264th Clearance Company, 27th Engineer Battalion (Combat) (Airborne), 20th Engineer Brigade, based at Fort Bragg, N.C. Killed June 11 in Powrak.

Spec. Brian M. Anderson, 24, of Harrisonburg, Va.; 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), based at Fort Drum, N.Y. Killed June 12 in Za Khel.

Spec. Benjamin D. Osborn, 27, of Queensbury, N.Y.; 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), based at Fort Campbell, Ky. Killed June 15 in Konar province.


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