As of Wednesday, Nov. 19, 422 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 293 died as a result of hostile action and 129 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.

The British military has reported 52 deaths; Italy, 17; Denmark, Spain, Ukraine and Poland have reported one each.

On or since May 1, when President Bush declared that major combat operations in Iraq had ended, 284 U.S. soldiers have died _ 179 as a result of hostile action and 105 of non-hostile causes, according to the latest Defense Department figures.

Since the start of military operations, 2,041 U.S. service members have been injured as a result of hostile action, according to the Defense Department's figures as of Friday. Non-hostile injured numbered 346.


The latest deaths reported by the U.S. military:

_ No new reports.


The latest identifications reported by family members:

_ Army Staff Sgt. Dale Panchot, 26, Northome, Minn.; killed Monday when his vehicle was attacked near Balad, Iraq; assigned to the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.