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Aug 26th, 2011


U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq

As of Friday, August 26, 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, 32,159 U.S. service members have been wounded as of July 31, 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, August 26, 2011, at least 1,749 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, 13,010 U.S. service members have been wounded as of July 31, 2011, according to iCasualties.org.

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Army Pfc. Douglas L. Cordo, 20, Kingston, N.Y., died Aug. 19, 2011 in Zabul, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 24th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.


Army 1st Lt. Timothy J. Steele, 25, Duxbury, Mass., died Aug. 23, 2011 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.

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FROM THE ARCHIVES

One Year Ago — August 26, 2010

Wave of Bombings Across Iraq

One year ago today, I reported that insurgents launched more than two dozen attacks across the Iraq, killing at least 56 Iraqis.

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Two Years Ago — August 26, 2009

Afghan Bombing One of Largest

Two years ago today, on August 26, 2009 — a day four U.S. soldiers died in Aghanistan — I reported that a coordinated multiple-vehicle bomb attack in Kandahar killed more than 40 civilians in one of the largest insurgent bombings since the start of the Afghanistan war in 2001.

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Three Years Ago — August 26, 2008

Campaign Against Michele Bachmann: Day 43

Three years ago today, on August 26, 2008 — the 43rd day of my 2008 campaign against incumbent U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann for the Republican nomination in Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District — I completed my second walking tour, a 50-mile campaign swing on foot across Minnesota’s 6th Congressional District from Foley to Paynesville. In line with my campaign focus on national security, I also reported multiple bombings in Iraq.





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  1. Immelman for Congress » Blog Archive » Record Number of U.S. Troops Killed in Afghanistan Says:

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