US Military Deaths in Afghanistan at 1,883
As of Tuesday, June 19, 2012, at least 1,883 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is four less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Monday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,566 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 114 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 12 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is one more than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 16,368 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
- Pfc. Jarrod A. Lallier, 20, of Spokane, Wash.; died June 18 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when individuals in Afghan Police uniforms turned their weapons against his unit; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
- Fredsti, 30, of San Diego, Calif.; died June 15, in Spedar, Afghanistan, when insurgents attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to 1st Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
- Two soldiers died in Panjwa'l, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device; they were assigned to the 18th Engineer Company, 1st Battalion, 37th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.; killed were: Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, 25, of Flint, Mich., who died June 14; and Spc. Trevor A. Pinnick, 20, of Lawrenceville, Ill., who died June 12.
- Cpl. Taylor J. Baune, 21, of Andover, Minn.; died June 13 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
- Sgt. 1st Class Barett W. McNabb, 33, of Chino Valley, Ariz.; died June 12, in Khakrez, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when he was attacked by an enemy improvised explosive device; assigned to the 562nd Engineer Company, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
- Spc. Bryant J. Luxmore, 25, of New Windsor, Ill.; died June 10, in Panjwai, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when he encountered enemy, small arms fire; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 64th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Ga.
- Pfc. Nathan T. Davis, 20, of Yucaipa, Calif.; died June 9, in Tore Obeh, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device; assigned to the 1st Battalion (Airborne), 501st Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.
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