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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Staff Sgt. Anton R. Phillips 31 5th Maintenance Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, attached to Forward Support Company G, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Wildhorse Inglewood, California Died at Forward Operating Base Methar Lam in Laghman province, Afghanistan, on December 31, 2009
Sapper David Watson 23 49 Field Squadron (Explosive Ordnance Disposal), 33 Engineer Regiment, Royal Engineers Whickham, Newcastle upon Tyne, England Died of wounds sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near Patrol Base Blenheim in the Sangin region of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 31, 2009
Pvt. Garrett William Chidley 21 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, assigned to the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team Cambridge, Ontario, Canada One of four Canadian soldiers killed along with journalist Michelle Lang when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol 2.4 miles (4 km) south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009
Cpl. Zachery McCormack 21 Loyal Edmonton Regiment, 4th Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, assigned to the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team Edmonton, Canada One of four Canadian soldiers killed along with journalist Michelle Lang when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol 2.4 miles (4 km) south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009
Sgt. George Miok 28 41 Combat Engineer Regiment, assigned to the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team Edmonton, Canada One of four Canadian soldiers killed along with journalist Michelle Lang when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol 2.4 miles (4 km) south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009
Sgt. Kirk Taylor 28 84 Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian Artillery, assigned to the Kandahar Provincial Reconstruction Team Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada One of four Canadian soldiers killed along with journalist Michelle Lang when a roadside bomb detonated near their armored vehicle during a patrol 2.4 miles (4 km) south of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009
Capt. Sharif Ali bin Zeid Not released General Intelligence Directorate Jordan Killed along with seven CIA officers when a suicide bomber detonated an explosive at Forward Operating Base Chapman in Khost province, Afghanistan, on December 30, 2009
Staff Sgt. Ronald J. Spino 45 274th Forward Surgical Team, 44th Medical Command Waterbury, Connecticut Died of wounds suffered when he was shot while unloading supplies at a base in Bala Murghab district, Badghis province, Afghanistan, on December 29, 2009
Rifleman Aidan Howell 19 Company C, 3rd Battalion, The Rifles Sidcup, Kent, England Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near Forward Operating Base Zeebrugge in the Kajaki area of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 28, 2009
Spc. Jason M. Johnston 24 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Albion, New York Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Arghandab, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 26, 2009
Staff Sgt. David H. Gutierrez 35 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division San Francisco, California Died at Kandahar Air Field, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his dismounted patrol with a roadside bomb in Howz-e Madad, Afghanistan, on December 25, 2009
Lt. Andrew Richard Nuttall 30 1st Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada Killed when a roadside bomb detonated during a joint Afghan-Canadian foot patrol near the village of Nakhonay in Panjwaii district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 23, 2009
Lance Cpl. Tommy Brown Not available 1st Battalion, The Parachute Regiment United Kingdom Died when a roadside bomb detonated while on a foot patrol about .62 miles (1 kilometer) south of Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 22, 2009
Lance Cpl. Omar G. Roebuck 23 Mobility Assault Company, 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Moreno Valley, California Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 22, 2009
Lance Cpl. Christopher Roney 23 Company A, 3rd Battalion, The Rifles Sunderland, England Died of his wounds following a firefight in Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 21, 2009
Pfc. Serge Kropov 21 Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462, Marine Aircraft Group 16, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, I Marine Expeditionary Force Hawley, Pennsylvania Died as a result of a non-hostile incident in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 20, 2009
Lance Cpl. Michael David Pritchard 22 160 Provost Company, 4th Regiment, Royal Military Police Maidstone, England Killed as a result of small arms fire -- possibly friendly fire, according to the British Ministry of Defense -- in the Sangin area of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 20, 2009
Cpl. Simon Hornby 29 Arnhem Company, 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment Liverpool, England Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his foot patrol in Nad-e-Ali district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2009
Pfc. Michał Kołek 22 Polsko-Ukraiński Batalion Sił Pokojowych (Polish-Ukrainian Peace Force Battalion) Poland Killed in a firefight after a Polish patrol was attacked with small arms and rocket-propelled grenades about 12 miles (20 km) from a Polish forward operating base in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, on December 19, 2009
Sgt. Albert D. Ware 27 Company F, 782nd Combat Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Chicago, Illinois Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in the Arghandab River Valley, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on December 18, 2009
Rifleman James Stephen Brown 18 Company B, 3rd Battalion, The Rifles Kent, England One of two British soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated a homemade bomb at a vehicle checkpoint on a route into Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2009
Tech. Sgt. Anthony C. Campbell Jr. 35 932nd Civil Engineer Squadron, 932nd Mission Support Group, 932nd Airlift Wing Florence, Kentucky Died of wounds suffered from the detonation of a roadside bomb in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2009
Junior Sgt. Kristjan Jalakas 19 Estcoy-9 Infantry Company Estonia Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his foot patrol near Patrol Base Wahid in Nad-e-Ali district, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2009
Lance Cpl. David Leslie Kirkness 24 Company B, 3rd Battalion, The Rifles West Yorkshire, England One of two British soldiers killed when a suicide bomber detonated a homemade bomb at a vehicle checkpoint on a route into Sangin, Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 15, 2009
Cpl. Xhacob Latorre 21 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Waterbury, Connecticut Died of wounds sustained while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan on December 8, 2009
Lance Cpl. Adam Drane 23 Company C, 1st Battalion, The Royal Anglian Regiment Bury St Edmunds, England Killed while carrying out security duties at Check Point Paraang in the southern Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 7, 2009
Staff Sgt. Dennis J. Hansen 31 Company B, 1st Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division Panama City, Florida Died on December 7, 2009, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in Logar province, Afghanistan, on December 3
Sgt. Elijah J. Rao 26 Headquarters Battery, 2nd Battalion, 77th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Lake Oswego, Oregon Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Alingar district of Nuristan province, Afghanistan, on December 5, 2009
Sgt. Kenneth R. Nichols Jr. 28 Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Chrisman, Illinois Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenade fires in Kunar province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2009
Lance Cpl. Jonathan A. Taylor 22 Company F, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Jacksonville, Florida Died while supporting combat operations in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on December 1, 2009
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