As of Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at least 1,424 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S. invasion in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is three more than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,174 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, 11 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is three 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, 10,944 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_ Sgt. Jose M. Caraballo Pietri, 32, of Yauco, Puerto Rico; died April 10 in Badghis province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.
_ Sgt. Keith T. Buzinski, 26, of Daytona Beach, Fla.; died April 7 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, N.Y. Spc. Buzinski was posthumously promoted to sergeant.
_ Staff Sgt. Jason A. Rogers, 28, of Brandon, Miss.; died April 7 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
_ Seaman Benjamin D. Rast, 23, of Niles, Mich.; died April 6 while conducting a dismounted patrol northeast of Patrol Base Alcatraz, Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned as a hospitalman to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division; stationed at Naval Medical Center, Expeditionary Medical Force Detachment, San Diego, Calif.
_ Staff Sgt. Jeremy D. Smith, 26, of Arlington, Texas; died April 6 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve, based out of Houston, Texas.
_ Two soldiers died April 4 of wounds suffered from small arms fire in Faryab province, Afghanistan; both were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany; killed were: Staff Sgt. Scott H. Burgess, 32, of Franklin, Texas; and Staff Sgt. Michael S. Lammerts, 26, of Tonawanda, N.Y. Both were posthumously promoted to staff sergeant.