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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 15, 1,572 U.S. service members (including 11 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,198 in combat and 374 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 12,147. In the last week, 18 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,429 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 21,239 and 24,106.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $165,613,754,809

Source: www.costofwar.com

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