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War in Iraq


U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, October 24, 2,796 U.S. service members (including 15 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,242 in combat and 554 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 11,663. In the last week, 29 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,650 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 44,661 and 49,610.


COST OF IRAQ WAR: $336,797,536,317


--Shea Andersen