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U.S. Military Deaths in afghanistan

August 14, 2006

As of Aug. 14, 2006, at least 263 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department.

Of those, the military reports 162 were killed by hostile action.

Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 56 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, two are the result of hostile action. The military lists these other locations as: Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba; Djibouti; Eritrea; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Philippines; Seychelles; Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkey; and Yemen.

There was also one military civilian death and four CIA officer deaths.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

_ No new deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

_ Three soldiers were killed Friday in Nangalam by small arms fire; assigned to the Army 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry), Fort Drum, N.Y.

_ Army Spc. Rogelio R. Garza, Jr., 26, Corpus Christi, Texas.

_ Army Pfc. Andrew R. Small, 19, Wiscasset, Maine.

_ Army Pfc. James P. White, Jr., 19, Huber Heights, Ohio.

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