• Eugene Weekly Loves You!
Share |

War Dead 5-22-2014

In Afghanistan

• 2,320 U.S. troops killed (2,314 last month)

• 19,765 U.S. troops wounded in action (19,701)

• 1,510 U.S. contractors killed (1,510)

• 16,179 civilians killed (updates NA)

• $718.6 billion cost of war ($712 billion)

• $297.1 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($294.4 million)

 

In Iraq

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

• 1,607 U.S. contractors killed (1,605)

• 137,533 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (136,608)

• $816.6 billion cost of war ($816.1 billion) 

• $337.6 million cost to Eugene taxpayers ($337.5 million)

 

Through May 19, 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).