As of Tuesday, August 16, 2011, at least 1,626 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is five less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,360 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 99 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 10 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is one fewer than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts two military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 13,316 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_2nd Lt. Joe L. Cunningham, 27, of Kingston, Okla.; died Aug. 13 in Laghman province, Afghanistan, of injuries sustained in a noncombat-related incident; assigned to 1st Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Oklahoma Army National Guard, Stillwater, Okla.
_Five soldiers died Aug. 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle; they were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y.; killed were: Sgt. Edward J. Frank II, 26, of Yonkers, N.Y.; Sgt. Jameel T. Freeman, 26, of Baltimore, Md.; Spc. Patrick L. Lay II, 21, of Fletcher, N.C.; Spc. Jordan M. Morris, 23, of Stillwater, Okla.; and Pfc. Rueben J. Lopez, 27, of Williams, Calif. Spc. Freeman was posthumously promoted to sergeant.
_Hospitalman Riley Gallinger-Long, 19, of Cornelius, Ore.; died Aug. 11 while conducting a dismounted patrol in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune, N.C.
_Cpl. Nicholas S. Ott, 23, of Manchester, N.J.; died Aug. 10 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.