War in Iraq 

U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, August 8, 2,591 U.S. service members (including 14 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 2,055 in combat and 536 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 10547. In the last week, 13 U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,445 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 40,057 and 44584.

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $305,268,771,849

Source: www.costofwar.com

--Rebecca Huntington, Shea Andersen

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