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Cost of War

Here is the list Josh went over this morning, pray for our soldiers.

  1,742 American soldiers have died in the war in Afghanistan.

 

      

   13,316 American soldiers have been wounded in the war in Afghanistan.

 

 

   We've lost THREE more soldiers in Afghanistan as of Tuesday, August 16th.

 

(icasualties.org, defense.gov/news/casualty.pdf, defense.gov/releases)

 

 

   4,478 American soldiers have died in the war in Iraq.

 

 

   32,172 American soldiers have been wounded in the war in Iraq.

 

 

   We've lost ONE more soldier in Iraq as of Tuesday, August 16th.

 

 

   The war in Afghanistan is the longest war in U.S. history.

 

 

   A record-breaking 245 American soldiers killed themselves in 2009.  (CNN)

 

 

   More U.S. soldiers are dying from drug overdose, suicide, murder, and accidents than from combat.  (PoliticsDaily.com)

 

 

   At least 102,165 Iraqi civilians have been killed.  (IraqBodyCount.org)

 

 

   2.8 million Iraqis have been displaced.  (Internal Displacement Monitoring Center)

 

 

   We've spent $791 billion waging the war in Iraq, and $444 billion in Afghanistan.

 

 

   It costs $390,000 to deploy a soldier for one year.  (Congressional Research Service)



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08/17/2011 7:53AM
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