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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Acting Sgt. John Paxton Amer 30 No. 1 Company, 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards Sunderland, England Died of wounds sustained in an explosion in the Babaji area of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 30, 2009
Sgt. Brandon T. Islip 23 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Richmond, Virginia Islip went missing along with another soldier during a mission to recover airdropped supplies from a river in Bala Murghab in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009. His body was recovered from the Morghab River near Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan on November 29, 2009.
Petty Officer 3rd Class David M. Mudge 22 Assigned to the guided missile frigate USS Rentz Sutherlin, Oregon Died in a non-hostile accident aboard USS Rentz while in Port Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, on November 28, 2009
Pvt. Kenneth Patrick Nielsen 23 2. Lette Opklaringseskadron, Opklaringsbataljon, Gardehusarhusarregimentet (2nd Facilitate Solution Squadron, Solution Battalion, Guard Hussar Regiment) Rønne, Bornholm, Denmark Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol outside Patrol Base Barakzai in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 25, 2009
Sgt. Jason A. McLeod 22 Company E, 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Crystal Lake, Illinois Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit with mortar fire west of Pashmul, Afghanistan, on November 23, 2009
Staff Sgt. Matthew A. Pucino 34 Company B, 2nd Battalion, 20th Special Forces Group, Maryland Army National Guard Cockeysville, Maryland Killed when a roadside bomb detonated near his all-terrain vehicle during a combat patrol in the vicinity of Pashay Kala, Afghanistan, on November 23, 2009
Lance Cpl. Nicholas J. Hand 20 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Kansas City, Missouri Died while supporting combat operations in the Garmsir district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009
Sgt. James M. Nolen 25 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Alvin, Texas One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009
Pfc. Marcus A. Tynes 19 Company C, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Moreno Valley, California One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 22, 2009
Staff Sgt. John J. Cleaver 36 Company E, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Marysville, Washington One of two soldiers killed when a suicide car-bomber attacked their unit outside Forward Operating Base Shajoy in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 19, 2009
Sgt. Daniel A. Frazier 25 Company E, 782nd Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Saint Joseph, Michigan One of two soldiers killed when a suicide car-bomber attacked their unit outside Forward Operating Base Shajoy in Zabul province, Afghanistan, on November 19, 2009
Sgt. Robert David Loughran-Dickson 33 160 Provost Company, 4th Regiment, Royal Military Police Deal, Kent, England Died of gunshot wounds sustained during a routine patrol near Patrol Base Wahid in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 18, 2009
Spc. Joseph M. Lewis 26 A Troop, 8th Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Terrell, Texas Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his vehicle with a roadside bomb in Kandahar, Afghanistan, on November 17, 2009
Pvt. Rune Westye Zacharias Nielsen 22 2. Spejderdeling, 2. Lette Opklaringseskadron, Opklaringsbataljon, Gardehusarhusarregimentet (2nd Scouts, 2nd Facilitate Solution Squadron, Solution Battalion, Guard Hussar Regiment) Kalundborg, Denmark Died on November 17, 2009, at National Hospital in Copenhagen, Denmark, of injuries he sustained when a roadside bomb detonated near his dismounted patrol outside Patrol Base Barakzai in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on October 31, 2009
Rifleman Andrew Ian Fentiman 23 7th Battalion, The Rifles Cambridge, England Killed by enemy small arms fire during a foot patrol near Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 15, 2009
Cpl. Loren O. C. Marlton-Thomas 28 4 Troop, 49 Field Squadron, 33 Engineer Regiment Braintree, England Killed when a roadside bomb detonated while he was conducting a route search to clear roadside bombs near Patrol Base Sandford in the Gereshk area of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 15, 2009
Spc. Christopher J. Coffland 43 Company C, 323rd Military Intelligence Battalion, 66th Military Intelligence Brigade, Army Reserve Baltimore, Maryland Died of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with a roadside bomb in the Sayed Abad district of Wardak province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2009
Lance Cpl. Shawn P. Hefner 22 Company D, 2nd Amphibious Assault Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force Hico, Texas Died while supporting combat operations in the Nawa district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 13, 2009
Sgt. Benjamin W. Sherman 21 Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division Plymouth, Massachusetts Sherman was one of two soldiers that went missing during a mission to recover airdropped supplies from a river in Bala Murghab in Badghis province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009. On November 10, divers recovered his body from the Morghab River near Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan. Family members said he jumped into the river to help a fellow soldier who was struggling in the water.
Lance Cpl. Justin J. Swanson 21 Headquarters & Service Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force Anaheim, California Died while supporting combat operations in the Nawa district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 10, 2009
Rifleman Samuel John Bassett 20 Company A, 4th Battalion, The Rifles Plymouth, England Died of wounds suffered when a roadside bomb exploded during a patrol near Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 8, 2009
Rifleman Philip Allen 20 Company B, 2nd Battalion, The Rifles Dorset, England Killed when a roadside bomb exploded during a patrol near Sangin in Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 7, 2009
Sgt. Charles I. Cartwright 26 Company A, 1st Marine Special Operations Battalion Union Bridge, Maryland Died during combat operations in Farah province, Afghanistan on November 7, 2009
Spc. Aaron S. Aamot 22 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Custer, Washington One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Jelewar, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2009
Spc. Gary L. Gooch Jr. 22 Company C, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division Ocala, Florida One of two soldiers killed when enemy forces attacked their vehicle with a roadside bomb in Jelewar, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2009
Sgt. Phillip Scott 30 Company C, 3rd Battalion, The Rifles Malton, England Died when a roadside bomb detonated in northern Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 5, 2009
Spc. Julian L. Berisford 25 Company C, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division Benwood, West Virginia Died of wounds suffered when insurgents attacked his unit using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades in the Bermal district of Paktika province, Afghanistan, on November 4, 2009
Cpl. Steven Boote 22 116 Provost Company, Royal Military Police, Territorial Army Birkenhead, Liverpool, England One of five British soldiers killed when an Afghan national policeman opened fire at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2009
Warrant Officer Class 1 Darren Chant 40 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards Walthamstow, England One of five British soldiers killed when an Afghan national policeman opened fire at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2009
Guardsman James Major 18 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards Grimsby, England One of five British soldiers killed when an Afghan national policeman opened fire at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2009
Sgt. Matthew Telford 37 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards Grimsby, England One of five British soldiers killed when an Afghan national policeman opened fire at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2009
Cpl. Nicholas Webster-Smith 24 160 Provost Company, Royal Military Police Saundersfoot, Wales One of five British soldiers killed when an Afghan national policeman opened fire at a police checkpoint in the Nad e-Ali district of Helmand province, Afghanistan, on November 3, 2009
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