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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Saturday, November 30, 2013, at least 2,292 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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Army Sgt. 1st Class Forrest W. Robertson, 35, Westmoreland, Kan., died Nov. 3, 2013 in Pul-E-Alam (Puli Alam), Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.


Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Richard L. Vazquez, 28, Seguin, Texas, died Nov. 13, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol in Panjwai, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.


Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Alex A. Viola, 29, Keller, Texas, died Nov. 17, 2013 in Kandahar, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised explosive device while on dismounted patrol. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 7th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.


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