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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Cpl. Liam Elms 26 Company Z, 45 Commando, Royal Marines Wigan, England Killed by an explosion during a patrol alongside Afghan National Army soldiers in southern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 31, 2008
Sgt. Gregory John Kruse 40 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group Campbelltown, New Brunswick One of two Canadian soldiers killed when a homemade bomb exploded while conducting security operations in Panjawyi district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2008
Warrant Officer Gaétan Roberge 45 2nd Battalion, The Irish Regiment of Canada Hanmer, Ontario One of two Canadian soldiers killed when a homemade bomb exploded while conducting security operations in Panjawyi district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 27, 2008
Pvt. Michael Freeman 28 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Peterborough, Ontario Killed when the vehicle he was in was struck by a roadside bomb in Zhari district, Afghanistan, on December 26, 2008
Cpl. Charles P. Gaffney Jr. 42 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division Phoenix, Arizona Killed when his combat outpost received enemy rocket fire in Paktika, Afghanistan, on December 24, 2008
Lance Cpl. Benjamin Whatley 20 Company L, 42 Commando, Royal Marines King's Lynn, England Killed by enemy fire during an operation to clear enemy forces from the north of Nad-E-Ali district in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 24, 2008
Cpl. Robert C. Deering 33 Commando Logistics Regiment, Royal Marines Solihull, England Killed when he approached a Viking armored personnel carrier after it was involved in an explosion and a second explosion occurred, killing him instantly, west of Lashkar Gah in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2008
Sgt. Jacob M. Jensen 23 Gardehusarregimentet (Guard Hussar Regiment) Roskilde, Denmark One of three Danish soldiers killed when their armored personnel car struck a roadside bomb north of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2008
Pvt. Sebastian La Cour Holm 22 Gardehusarregimentet (Guard Hussar Regiment) Karlebo, Denmark One of three Danish soldiers killed when their armored personnel car struck a roadside bomb north of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2008
Pvt. Benjamin D.S. Rasmussen 21 Gardehusarregimentet (Guard Hussar Regiment) København-Brønshøj, Denmark One of three Danish soldiers killed when their armored personnel car struck a roadside bomb north of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2008
Sgt. Mark Weijdt 24 12e Infanterie Bataljon Luchtmobiel (12th Air Mobile Infantry Battalion) Druten-Pulfijk, Netherlands Killed when he stepped on a roadside bomb during a firegight with Taliban fighters in Baluchi Valley in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2008
Rifleman Stuart Nash 21 1st Battalion, The Rifles Sydney, Australia Killed in action during a firefight with Taliban forces in Zarghun Kalay, Nad e Ali District in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 17, 2008
Pvt. Colman J. Meadows III 19 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division Senoia, Georgia Died of injuries sustained from a non-combat related incident at Forward Operating Base Ramrod, Afghanistan, on December 16, 2008
Lt. Aaron Lewis 26 29 Commando Regiment, Royal Artillery Essex, England Killed while commanding a gun position during an attack on a British forward operating base near Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2008
Pvt. John Michael Roy Curwin 26 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Mount Uniacke, Nova Scotia, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol roughly 8.5 miles (14 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, December 13, 2008
Cpl. Thomas James Hamilton 26 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol roughly 8.5 miles (14 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, December 13, 2008
Pvt. Justin Peter Jones 21 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Baie Verte, Newfoundland, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol roughly 8.5 miles (14 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, December 13, 2008
Cpl. Marc Birch 26 X-Ray Company, 45 Commando Group, Royal Marines Northampton, England One of three Royal Marines killed as a result of a suspected suicide bomb attack south of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2008
Marine Damian J. Davies 27 Landing Force Support Party, Commando Logistic Regiment, Royal Marines England One of three Royal Marines killed as a result of a suspected suicide bomb attack south of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2008
Lance Cpl. Steven 'Jamie' Fellows 26 Whiskey Company, 45 Commando, Royal Marines Sheffield, England Killed when his Jackal patrol vehicle struck a roadside bomb in Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2008
Sgt. John H. Manuel 38 Headquarters, X-Ray Company, 45 Commando, Royal Marines North East, England One of three Royal Marines killed as a result of a suspected suicide bomb attack south of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 12, 2008
Pvt. Demetrios Diplaros 24 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Toronto, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a joint patrol with Afghan soldiers 9 miles (15 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2008
Cpl. Mark Robert McLaren 23 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Peterborough, Ontario, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a joint patrol with Afghan soldiers 9 miles (15 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2008
Warrant Officer Robert John Wilson 38 1st Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment Keswick, Ontario, Canada One of three Canadian soldiers killed when their armored vehicle struck a roadside bomb during a joint patrol with Afghan soldiers 9 miles (15 km) west of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2008
Pvt. Jacob G. Gade 22 Staff & Logistics Company, Jydske Dragonregiment (Jutland Dragoon Regiment) Glamsbjerg, Denmark One of two Danish soldiers killed by separate roadside bombs during combat with Taliban fighters 5 miles (8 km) south of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 4, 2008
Pfc. Dan Gyde 29 Staff & Logistics Company, Jydske Dragonregiment (Jutland Dragoon Regiment) Randers, Denmark One of two Danish soldiers killed by separate roadside bombs during combat with Taliban fighters 5 miles (8 km) south of Gereshk in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 4, 2008
Capt. Robert J. Yllescas 31 B Troop, 6th Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division Lincoln, Nebraska Died at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, on December 1, 2008, of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb detonated near his unit at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan, on October 28.
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