War in Iraq 

U.S. CASUALTIES: As of Tuesday, March 21, 2,314 U.S. service members (including 12 Idahoans) have died since the war in Iraq began in March 2003: 1,812 in combat and 502 from non-combat related incidents and accidents. Injured service members total 17,124. In the last week, five U.S. soldiers died.

Since President George W. Bush declared "mission accomplished" aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln on May 1, 2003, 2,168 soldiers have died.

Source: U.S. Dept. of Defense

IRAQI CIVILIAN DEATHS: Estimated between 33,710 and 37,832

Source: www.iraqbodycount.net

COST OF IRAQ WAR: $249,060,113,005

Source: www.costofwar.com

--Nicholas Collias

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