U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 14, 2,309 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,807 in combat and 502 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 17,124. In the last week, 7 U.S. soldiers died.
Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,163 soldiers have died.
Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense