war in Iraq
U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 6, 3,176 U.S. service members (including 19 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,562 in combat and 614 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 13,297. In the last week, 22 U.S. soldiers died.
Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 3,030 soldiers have died.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense
IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 57,805 and 63,573.
COST OF IRAQ WAR: $405,956,896,339