As of Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011, at least 4,485 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action.
At least 3,527 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The AP count is one fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Monday at 10 a.m. EST.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 32,224 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department's weekly tally.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_Spc. David E. Hickman, 23, of Greensboro, N.C., died Nov. 14, in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered after encountering an improvised explosive device; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.