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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, September 20, 1,902 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,479 in combat and 423 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 14,479. In the last week, 16 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,758 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 25,884 and 29,187.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $195,655,779,818

Source: www.costofwar.com

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