Total U.S. military casualties in the Iraq war as announced by the Pentagon yesterday:

961 Fatalities

In hostile actions: 719

In non-hostile actions: 242

3,657 Wounded

Wounded military personnel who could not return to duty within 72 hours.

Yesterday, the Pentagon announced the deaths of the following U.S. Troops:

* Cpl. Brad P. McCormick, 23, of Overton, Tenn.; Marine Corps Reserve 3rd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division based in Nashville. Died Aug. 19 in action in Anbar province, which includes Fallujah.

* Lance Cpl. Caleb J. Powers, 21, of Mansfield, Wash; 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, based in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Died Aug. 17th in action in Anbar.

* Lance Cpl. Dustin R. Fitzgerald, 22, of Huber Heights, Ohio; Battalion Landing Team 1/2, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit based in Camp Lejeune, N.C. Died Aug. 18 in non-action-related vehicle incident in Anbar.

* Sgt. Harvey E. Parkerson III, 27, Yuba City, Calif.; Battalion Landing Team 1/4, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (Special Operations Capable), based in Camp Pendleton, Calif. Died Aug. 18 in action in Anbar.

* Pfc. Kevin A Cuming, 22, of North White Plains, N.Y.; 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division based in Fort Hood, Tex. Died Aug 21 in Baghdad.

* 1st Lt. Charles L. Wilkins III, 38, of Columbus, Ohio; Army national Guard's 216th Engineer Battalion, based in Hamilton, Ohio. Died Aug. 20 in Samarra.

* Pfc. Ryan A. Martin, 22, of Mount Vernon, Ohio; Army national Guard's 216th Engineer Battalion, based in Hamilton, Ohio. Died Aug 20 in Samarra.

A full listing of casualties is available on www.washingtonpost.com/nation.

Total fatalities include three civilians who worked for the Defense Department.

The death counts of several private groups vary from that of the Pentagon. One Web site, www.icasualties.org, links to detailed casualty reports.

SOURCE: Defense Department's www.defenselink.mil/news