US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,206

By: AP
By: AP

As of Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2008, at least 4,206 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.

The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3,393 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is the same as the Defense Department's tally, last updated Wednesday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 176 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 21; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia and Georgia, three each; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand and Romania, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan and South Korea, one death each.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

- No deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

- Army 1st Lt. William K. Jernigan, 35, Doraville, Ga.; died Monday in Baqouba, of injuries suffered from a non-combat incident; assigned to Headquarters Company, 1st Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Fort Wainwright, Alaska.

- Marine Capt. Warren A. Frank, 26, Cincinnati, Ohio; died Tuesday during combat operations in Ninevah province; assigned to the 5th Air Naval Gunfire Liasion Company, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Okinawa, Japan.

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