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Cost of war - 5.17.06

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The totals:

2426 US soldiers, 222 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 35,119 to 39,296 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to May15.

3357 Iraqi police and guardsmen have been killed since January 2005, according to an estimate compiled from news reports.

American soldiers killed between May 5 and 10:

First Sergeant Carlos N. Saenz, 46, Las Vegas, Nevada | Specialist Teodoro Torres, 29, Las Vegas, Nevada | Sergeant Nathan J. Vacho, 29, Janesville, Wisconsin | Private First Class Alva L. Gaylord, 25, Carrollton, Missouri | Lance Corporal Leon B. Deraps, 19, Jamestown, Missouri | Corporal Cory L. Palmer, 21, Seaford, Delaware | Staff Sergeant Dale J. Kelly Jr., 48, Richmond, Maine | Staff Sergeant David M. Veverka, 25, Jamestown, Pennsylvania | Sergeant Matthew J. Fenton, 24, Little Ferry, New Jersey | Staff Sergeant Gregory A. Wagner, 35, Mitchell, South Dakota | Specialist Aaron P. Latimer, 26, Ennis, Texas | Sergeant Alessandro Carbonaro, 28, Bethesda, Maryland

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, www.iraqbodycount.net

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