Over 2000 U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan Since 2001
As of Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, reports are at least 2,045 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. The Associated Press has also been keeping count and their numbers are two less than the Defense Department’s totals.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths. Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 18,230 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action. That is according to the Defense Department.