War in Iraq Update 

U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2,144 U.S. service members (including 14 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,682 in combat and 462 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 15,955. In the last week, 11 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,000 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 27,383 and 30,892.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

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