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Jul 29th, 2011


U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq

As of Friday, July 29, 2011, at least 4,474 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to iCasualties.org.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 32,227 U.S. service members have been wounded as of April 30, 2011, according to iCasualties.org.

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U.S. Troop Casualties in Iraq

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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Friday, July 29, 2011, at least 1,680 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan as a result of the invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to iCasualties.org.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 11,181 U.S. service members have been wounded as of April 30, 2011, according to iCasualties.org.

Latest identification:


Army Master Sgt. Benjamin A. Stevenson, 36, Canyon Lake, Texas, died July 21, 2011 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small-arms fire. He was assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES

One Year Ago — July 29, 2010

Tea Party Turns on Bachmann

One year ago today, I reported that Tea Party groups in Missouri were furious that national tea party figurehead Rep. Michele Bachmann endorsed Rep. Roy Blunt for U.S. Senate in Missouri.

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Two Years Ago — July 29, 2009

Chuck Hagel to Deliver Eugene McCarthy Lecture

Two years ago today, on July 29, 2009, I┬áreported that former U.S. Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.), Distinguished Professor in the Practice of National Governance at Georgetown University, had been selected to deliver the Third Annual Eugene McCarthy Lecture at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn.

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Three Years Ago — July 29, 2008

Campaign Against Michele Bachmann: Day 15

Three years ago today, on July 29, 2008 — the 15th day of my 2008 campaign against incumbent U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District — I featured an op-ed article dealing with energy prices that I had written for the St. Cloud Times; met with Stearns County Sheriff John Sanner and Emergency Manager Marvin Klug; announced the release of a new web video in which I discuss my core campaign issues; and debunked Independence Party candidate Bob Anderson’s justification for the Iraq war.





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