As of Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at least 1,857 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is six less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,545 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 113 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 12 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is one more than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 16,024 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_Spc. Vilmar Galarza Hernandez, 21, of Salinas, Calif.; died May 26 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
_Hospitalman Eric D. Warren, of Shawnee, Okla.; died May 26 of wounds received in action due to an improvised explosive device blast in Sangin District, Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6, 1st Marine Division (Forward), I Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward), Camp Lejeune, N.C.
_ Cpl. Keaton G. Coffey, 22, of Boring, Ore.; died May 24 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Law Enforcement Battalion, 1st Marine Headquarters Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
_Pfc. Cale C. Miller, 23, of Overland Park, Kan.; died May 24, in Maiwand, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device; assigned to the 4th Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
_2nd Lt. Travis A. Morgado, 25, of San Jose, Calif.; died May 23 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained when insurgents attacked his patrol with an improvised explosive device; assigned to the 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
_Spc. Arronn D. Fields, 27, of Terre Haute, Ind.; died May 21 in Qal-ah-ye Mirza Jal, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with rocket propelled grenades; assigned to the 81st Troop Command, Indiana National Guard, Indianapolis, Ind.
_Petty Officer 1st Class Ryan J. Wilson, 26, of Shasta, Calif.; died of complications associated with a medical condition May 20 in Manama, Bahrain; assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command headquarters in Bahrain.
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