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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Tuesday, December 31, 2013, at least 2,301 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, 17,674 U.S. service members have been wounded as of Sept. 30, 2012, according to iCasualties.org.

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Latest identifications:


Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Matthew R. Rodriguez, Fairhaven, Mass., died Dec. 11, 2013 while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.


Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James L. Smith, Huffman, Texas, died Dec. 11, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, from a noncombat-related incident. He was a construction mechanic assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 28, Shreveport, La.


Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Randy L. Billings, 34, Heavener, Okla., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


Army Sgt. Peter C. Bohler, 29, Willow Spring, N.C., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


Army Sgt. 1st Class Omar W. Forde, 28, Marietta, Ga., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


Army Spc. Terry K. D. Gordon, 22, Shubuta, Miss., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to 1st Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Joshua B. Silverman, 35, Scottsdale, Ariz., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to the 3rd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 1st Aviation Regiment, 1st Combat Aviation Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.


Army Staff Sgt. Jesse L. Williams, 30, Elkhart, Ind., died Dec. 17, 2013 in Now Bahar, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered as a result of a helicopter crash. He was assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.


Marine Corps Sgt. Daniel M. Vasselian, 27, Abington, Mass., died Dec. 23, 2013 in an ambush while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.


Air Force Capt. David I. Lyon, 28, Sandpoint, Idaho, died Dec. 27, 2013 from wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an improvised explosive device in Kabul, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 21st Logistics Readiness Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.


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