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US military deaths in Afghanistan at 1,794At least 1,794 US military deaths in Afghanistan since 2001
As of Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at least 1,794 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is seven less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,495 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 110 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 12 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is two more than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 15,560 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
'Spc. James E. Dutton, 25, of Checotah, Okla.; died March 31, in Logar province, Afghanistan; assigned to the 125th Brigade Support Battalion, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas.
'Cpl. Roberto Cazarez, 24, of Harbor City, Calif.; died March 30, while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan, assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
'Cpl. Michael J. Palacio, 23, of Lake Elsinore, Calif.; died March 29 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to Headquarters Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.
'Spc. David W. Taylor, 20, of Dixon, Ky.; died March 29, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
'Pfc. Johnathon F. Davis, 20, of Griffin, Ga.; died March 29, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered from enemy small arms fire; assigned to the 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
'Capt. Francis D. Imlay, 31, of Vacaville, Calif.; died March 28 from injuries received in an accident involving an F-15 aircraft near a base in Southwest Asia; assigned to the 391st Fighter Squadron, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
'Sgt. Joseph D'Augustine, 29, of Waldwick, N.J.; died March 27 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 8th Engineer Support Battalion, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
'Sgt. William R. Wilson III, of Getzville, N.Y.; died March 26 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, of wounds from small arms fire; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 172nd Infantry Brigade, Grafenwoehr, Germany.
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