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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, August 16, 1,855 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,441 in combat and 414 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 14,021. In the last week, 20 U.S. soldiers died. Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,711 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 23,589 and 26,705.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $187,940,207,847Source: www.costofwar.com

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