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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Sunday, November 30, 2014, at least 2,353 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.

Latest identifications: Afghanistan


Army Green Beret Sgt. 1st Class Michael A. Cathcart, 31, Bay City, Michigan, died Nov. 14, 2014 in Kunduz Province, Afghanistan, of wounds received from small-arms fire while on dismounted combat operations. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Spc. Joseph W. Riley, 27, Grove City, Ohio, died Nov. 24, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered in a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.


Army Sgt. Maj. Wardell B. Turner, 48, Nanticoke, Maryland, died Nov. 24, 2014 in Kabul, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered in a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device attack. He was assigned to Headquarters, United States Army Garrison, Fort Drum, New York.

Latest identifications: Operation Inherent Resolve (ISIS/ISIL)

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