Afghanistan
There have been 1,749 coalition deaths -- 1,060 Americans, 11 Australians, one Belgian, 285 Britons, 144 Canadians, three Czech, 29 Danes, 23 Dutch, seven Estonians, one Finn, 41 French, 43 Germans, two Hungarians, 22 Italians, four Latvians, one Lithuanian, five Norwegians, 16 Poles, two Portuguese, 13 Romanians, one South Korean, 28 Spaniards, four Swedes, two Turks and one NATO/ISAF -- in the war on terror as of May 14, 2010, according to a CNN count. Below are the names of the soldiers, Marines, airmen and sailors whose deaths have been reported by their nation's governments. The list also includes two U.S. Defense Department civilian employees. The troops died serving in the U.S.-led Operation Enduring Freedom or the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan. At least 5,831 U.S. personnel have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon. In addition to the military deaths, one Jordanian and 11 U.S. intelligence operatives have died in Afghanistan.
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Pfc. Brian L. Gorham 21 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team Woodburn, Kentucky Died on December 31, 2007, at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, of wounds suffered when his vehicle encountered a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on December 12, 2007
Gunner Jonathan Dion 27 5e Régiment d'Artillerie Légère (5th Light Artillery Regiment) Gatineau, Québec, Canada Killed when his armored vehicle struck a suspected roadside bomb during a routine patrol 12.4 miles (20 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2007
Senior Airmen Nicholas D. Eischen 24 60th Medical Operations Squadron, 60th Medical Group, 60th Air Mobility Wing Sanger, California Died of a non-combat related incident at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, on December 24, 2007. The circumstances surrounding the death are under investigation.
Cpl. Joshua C. Blaney 25 Company D, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Matthews, North Carolina One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2007
Staff Sgt. Michael J. Gabel 30 Company D, 1st Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Crowley, Louisiana One of two soldiers killed when their vehicle encountered a roadside bomb at Forward Operating Base Curry, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2007
Staff Sgt. Gregory L. Elam 39 54th Quartermaster Company, 49th Quartermaster Group, 101st Airborne Division Columbus, Georgia Died as a result of a non-combat related illness in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 11, 2007
Cpl. Tanner J. O'Leary 23 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Eagle Butte, South Dakota Died of wounds suffered when a homemade bomb exploded in Musa Qalah, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 9, 2007
Sgt. Lee Johnson 33 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment Stockton-on-Tees, England Killed when a suspected mine detonated near his vehicle during operations to recapture Musa Qalah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 8, 2007
Trooper Jack Sadler 21 4/73 Special Observation Battery, Brigade Reconnaissance Force Devon, England Killed when his vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during a tactical patrol north of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 4, 2007
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