US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,447

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Posted: Apr 19, 2011 4:03 PM
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,447

As of Tuesday, April 19, 2011, at least 4,447 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 3,501 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is three less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.

Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 32,066 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department's weekly tally.

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There were no recent identifications reported by the military.

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