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War in Iraq Update

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U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, October 18, 1,976 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,540 in combat and 436 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 15,210. In the last week, 26 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 1,832 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 26,661 and 30,018.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $201,833,733,847

Source: www.costofwar.com