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. Billy Gomez 25 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division Perris, California Gomez died on October 27, 2004, at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany, of wounds he received when his vehicle struck an improvised explosive device on October 20 in Naka, Afghanistan.
Staff Sgt. Kingue Eithel Abraham 22 3e Régiment de Hussards (3rd Hussard Regiment) France One of two French soldiers killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004
Pvt. Thierry Jean Baptiste 29 3e Régiment de Hussards (3rd Hussard Regiment) France One of two French soldiers killed in a non-hostile vehicle accident northeast of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004
Airman 1st Class Jesse M. Samek 21 66th Rescue Squadron, 57th Operations Group Rogers, Arkansas Samek died of injuries received when an Air Force HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter accidentally crashed during a medical evacuation mission 105 miles (170 kilometers) east of Shindand, Afghanistan, on October 21, 2004.
Cpl. William M. Amundson Jr. 21 Headquarters Company, 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment The Woodlands, Texas Killed when the Ground Mobility Vehicle he was in rolled over during a ground assault force infiltration in eastern Afghanistan on October 18, 2004
Spc. Kyle Ka Eo Fernandez 26 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division Waipahu, Hawaii Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004
Staff Sgt. Brian S. Hobbs 28 Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Infantry, 25th Infantry Division Mesa, Arizona Killed when an improvised explosive device detonated near their dismounted patrol in Miam Do, Afghanistan, on October 14, 2004
Cpl. Major Bruno Giovanni 24 Susa Battalion, 3rd Alpine Regiment, Task Force Cobra, Italian Army Crispi, Taranto, Italy Died when his VM-90 wheeled military vehicle veered off the road approximately 28 miles (45 kilometers) outside of Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 3, 2004
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