COST OF WAR: 8/22/12

AFGHANISTAN TOTALS ā€” 2097 US servicemen and servicewomen and 1,049 Coalition servicemen and servicewomen have been killed in Afghanistan from the beginning of the war and occupation to August 17. Statistics for Afghan civilian casualties are not available.

American casualties from August 8 to 15:

— Capt. Matthew P. Manoukian, 29, Los Altos Hills, Calif.

— Gunnery Sgt. Ryan Jeschke, 31, Herndon, Va.

— Staff Sgt. Sky R. Mote, 27, El Dorado, Calif.

— Staff Sgt. Scott E. Dickinson, 29, San Diego, Calif.

— Cpl. Richard A. Rivera Jr., 20, Ventura, Calif.

— Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley, 21, Oceanside, N.Y.

— Pfc. Andrew J. Keller, 22, Tigard, Ore.

SOURCES:,, Department of Defense


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