U.S. MILITARY DEATHS IN AFGHANISTAN
By The Associated Press
July 7, 2006
As of July 7, 2006, at least
254 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan, Pakistan
and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S.
invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001,
according to the Defense Department.
Of those, the military reports
153 were killed by hostile action.
Outside the Afghan region,
the Defense Department reports 56 more members of the U.S.
military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, two are the result of hostile action. The military lists
these other locations as: Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, Djibouti, Eritrea, Jordan,
Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, Seychelles, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkey
There was also one military
civilian death and four CIA officer deaths.The latest
deaths reported by the military:
• No deaths reported.
The latest identifications
reported by the military:
• Army Chief Warrant
Officer 3 William T. Flanigan, 37, Milan, Tenn.; killed Sunday when his helicopter crashed in Kandahar; assigned to the Army
National Guard's 4th Squadron, 278th Armor Cavalry Regiment, Jackson, Tenn.
• Army Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey
A. McLochlin, 45, Rochester, Ind.; killed Wednesday by small arms fire in southern Afghanistan; assigned to the Army National
Guard's 52nd Infantry Regiment, Marion, Ind.