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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Thursday, July 31, 2013, at least 2,259 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:


Army Spc. Hilda I. Clayton, 22, Augusta, Ga., died July 2, 2013 in Jalalabad, Afghanistan, of injuries that occurred in a noncombat incident in Qaraghahi, Afghanistan. She was assigned to the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), 21st Signal Brigade, Fort Meade, Md.


Army Reserve 1st Sgt. Tracy L. Stapley, 44, Clearfield, Utah, died July 3, 2013 at Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar, in a noncombat-related incident. The incident is under investigation. He was assigned to the 308th Medical Logistics Company, U.S. Army Reserve, Saint George, Utah.


Army Pvt. Errol D.A. Milliard, 18, Birmingham, Ala., died July 4, 2013 in Farah province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with a rocket-propelled grenade while on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, White Sands Missile Range, N.M.


Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Benjamin W. Tuttle, 19, Gentry, Ark., died July 14, 2013 at the Landstuhl Regional Medical Center following a medical evacuation from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) during a scheduled port visit in the 5th Fleet Area of Responsibility. He was assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif.


Army Staff Sgt. Sonny C. Zimmerman, 25, Waynesfield, Ohio, died July 16, 2013 in Mushaka, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when his vehicle was attacked by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Campbell, Ky.


Army Spc. Anthony R. Maddox, 22, Port Arthur, Texas, died July 22, 2013 in Landstuhl, Germany, as the result of a noncombat-related incident in Andar, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 10th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.


Army Spc. Rob L. Nichols, 24, Colorado Springs, Colo., died July 23, 2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.


Army 1st Lt. Jonam Russell, 25, Cornville, Ariz., died July 23, 2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.


Army Sgt. Stefan M. Smith, 24 Glennville, Ga., died July 23, 2013 in Soltan Kheyl, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.


Army Sgt. Eric T. Lawson, 30, Stockbridge, Ga., died July 27, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.


Army Spc. Caryn E. Nouv, 29, Newport News, Va., died July 27, 2013 in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked her vehicle with an improvised explosive device and small-arms fire. She was assigned to the 10th Transportation Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade, Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Va.


Army Green Beret Sgt. Stephen M. New, 29, Bartlett, Tenn., died July 28, 2013 in Bagram, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked by small-arms fire in the Sarobi District of Kabul Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Jackson, Miss.


Army Spc. Nicholas B. Burley, 22, Red Bluff, Calif., died July 30, 2013 in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.


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