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. Travis W. Nixon 24 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division Saint John, Washington Died of injuries sustained when his patrol was attacked by enemy forces using small arms fire and rocket-propelled grenades north of Lwara, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2005
Lance Cpl. Steven Sherwood 23 1st Battalion, The Royal Gloucestershire, Berkshire and Wiltshire Light Infantry Regiment Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire, England Killed when his convoy was ambushed while traveling between military bases in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, on October 29, 2005
Pfc. Joseph Cruz 22 Company A, 1st Battalion, 508th Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Whittier, California Died of non-combat related injuries sustained in an accident at Organ-E, Afghanistan, on October 15, 2005.
Petty Officer 3rd Class Fabricio Moreno 26 Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 3 Brooklyn, New York Died in a single-vehicle accident in Manda Bay, Kenya, on October 14, 2005.
Spc. Scott J. Mullen 22 Company B, 5th Battalion, 4th Psychological Operations Group Tucson, Arizona Died of a non-combat related accident in Makati City, Philippines, on October 13, 2005
Cpl. Maj. Michele Sanflippo 34 4th Regiment Genio Guastatori Trabia, Palermo, Italy Died of wounds received from an accidental gunshot in Kabul, Afghanistan, on October 11, 2005
Staff Sgt. Troy S. Ezernack 39 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Lancaster, Pennsylvania Died of injuries sustained when his combat patrol was attacked by enemy forces using a grenade in Qalat, Afghanistan, on October 9, 2005
Pfc. Benny S. Franklin 19 Company A, 2nd Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division Hammond, Louisiana Died in Kandahar, Afghanistan of injuries sustained earlier in Helmand, Afghanistan, when he stepped on a landmine during patrol operations on October 7, 2005.
Sgt. 1st Class Moses E. Armstead 44 16th Ordnance Battalion, 61st Ordnance Brigade Rochester, New York Died at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Landstuhl, Germany of a non-combat related illness identified on October 5, 2005, as he was returning from leave status and preparing to redeploy to Afghanistan.
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