As of Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at least 4,472 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 3,523 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The AP count is three fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 32,153 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:
_Sgt. Steven L. Talamantez, 34, of Laredo, Texas, died July 10, in Al Amarah, Iraq, of injuries suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.
_Two soldiers died July 7 in Baghdad, Iraq, of injuries suffered when insurgents attacked their convoy using an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to 145th Brigade Support Battalion, 116th Cavalry Heavy Brigade Combat Team, Post Falls, Idaho. Killed were Spc. Nathan R. Beyers, 24, of Littleton, Colo., and Spc. Nicholas W. Newby, 20, of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho.