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Apr 13th, 2011

Summary: A U.S. Marine reservist, Staff Sgt. Jeremy Smith, and a Navy corpsman, Seaman Benjamin Rast, were killed by a Hellfire missile fired from a U.S. Air Force Predator drone in a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan — an apparent case of mistaken identity. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on April 13, 2010, Aubrey Immelman provided his weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.


Apr 8th, 2011

Summary: Weekly report of U.S. military deaths in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, compiled from U.S. Department of Defense news releases and iCasualties.org. … One-year retrospective: One year ago today, on April 8, 2010, Aubrey Immelman reported that the Taliban released a video of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl, an American soldier captured in Afghanistan in June 2009, showing him pleading for his freedom and to be returned home.