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U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan

As of Monday, September 30, 2013, at least 2,280 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:


Air Force Staff Sgt. Todd J. “TJ” Lobraico Jr., 22, New Fairfield, Conn., died Sept. 5, 2013, from wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire while on patrol outside Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. He was a New York Air National Guard member assigned to the 105th Security Forces Squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base, N.Y.


Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Randall R. Lane, 43, Indianapolis, Ind., died Sept. 13, 2013 in Kabul, Afghanistan, from a noncombat-related illness. He was assigned to the 190th Transportation Battalion, 38th Sustainment Brigade, Indiana National Guard, Franklin, Ind.


Army Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr., 24, Fontana, Calif., died Sept. 13, 2013 at Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds suffered during a noncombat-related explosion on April 21, 2013, in Maiwand, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 36th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, Fort Bliss, Texas.


Army Sgt. William D. Brown III, 44, Franklin, N.C., died Sept. 19, 2013 in Laghman Province, Afghanistan, in a noncombat-related incident. He was assigned to the 94th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Polk, La.


Army Spc. James T. Wickliff-Chacin, 22, Edmond, Okla., died Sept. 20 2013 at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his dismounted patrol during combat operations in Pul-E-Alam, Afghanistan, on Aug. 12. He was assigned to the 6th Squadron, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, Fort Stewart, Ga.


Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, 30, Ramsey, N.J., died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Middletown, R.I.


Army Green Beret Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, 32, Denver, Colo., died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 5th Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, Watkins, Colo.


Army Green Beret Spc. Joshua J. Strickland, 23, Woodstock, Ga., died Sept. 21, 2013 at Forward Operating Base Shank, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire while conducting range training in Gardez, Paktia Province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 1st Special Forces Group, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.


Navy Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon S. Gibson, 32, Aurora, Ore., died Sept. 22, 2013 as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. He was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif.


Navy Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones, 35, Lompoc, Calif., died Sept. 22, 2013 as a result of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter crash while operating in the central Red Sea. He was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Six at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego, Calif.


Army Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore Jr., 31, Milton, Pa., died Sept. 26, 2013 in Paktya Province, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small-arms fire during combat operations. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, Fort Campbell, Ky.


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Three U.S. Soldiers Killed by Afghan in Security Forces Uniform

By Rahim Faiez

September 21, 2013

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan wearing a security forces uniform turned his weapon against U.S. troops Saturday, killing three in eastern Afghanistan, officials said, in another apparent attack by a member of the Afghan forces against their international allies.

The shooting took place in Gardez, capital of eastern Paktia province, Gen. Mohammad Zahir Azimi, an Afghan Defense Ministry spokesman, said. …

A U.S. Defense Department official confirmed that all three soldiers were Americans, but that no further details would be released until after their relatives had been notified. NATO said the shooting was carried out by a gunman wearing the uniform of the Afghan National Security Forces, but it gave no further details.

One of the dead was identified by the Rhode Island National Guard as Staff Sgt. Timothy Raymond McGill, 30, of Ramsey, N.J. …

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