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War Dead 3-20-2014

In Afghanistan

• 2,312 U.S. troops killed (2,310 last month)

• 19,673 U.S. troops wounded in action (19,656)

• 1,481 U.S. contractors killed (1,481)

• 16,179 civilians killed (updates NA)

• $703.2 billion cost of war ($699.1 billion)

• $290.8 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($289 million)

 

In Iraq

• 4,423 U.S. troops killed, 31,941 wounded

• 1,605 U.S. contractors killed (1,605)

• 135,459 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (134,734)

• $816.1 billion cost of war ($815.5 billion) 

• $337.4 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($337.3 million)

 

Through March 17, 2014. Sources: icasualties.org, defense.gov, U.S. Dept. of Labor,  iraqbodycount.org, guardian.co.uk. *Civilian deaths based on confirmed media reports; other groups calculate Iraqi civilian deaths as high as 655,000 (Lancet survey, 2006) to 1.2 million (Opinion Research Business survey, 2008).