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war in Iraq - December 6 2006

U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, December 5, 2,899 U.S. service members (including 16 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,330 in combat and 569 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 12,167. In the last week, 19 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,753 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 49,642 and 55,048.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $347,742,960,892

Source: www.costofwar.com