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Cost of war - 7.26.06


The totals:

2549 US soldiers, 228 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 39,284 to 43,744 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to July 24.

3731 Iraqi police and guardsmen have been killed since January 2005, according to an estimate compiled from news reports.

American soldiers killed between July 13 and 22:

Sergeant Alkaila T. Floyd, 23, Grand Rapids, Michigan | Sergeant Thomas B. Turner Jr., 31, Cottonwood, California | Sergeant Andres J. Contreras, 23, Huntington Park, California | Specialist Manuel J. Holguin, 21, Woodlake, California | Staff Sergeant Jason M. Evey, 29, Stockton, California | Staff Sergeant Kenneth I. Pugh, 39, Houston Texas | Sergeant First Class Scott R. Smith, 34, Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania | Corporal Nathaniel S. Baughman, 23, Monticello, Indiana | Staff Sergeant Michael A. Dickinson II, 26, Battle Creek, Michigan | Lance Corporal Geofrey R. Cayer, 20, Fitchburg, Massachusetts | Sergeant Mark R. Vecchione, 25, Tucson, Arizona | Corporal Julian A. Ramon, 22, Flushing, New .York | Private First Class Derek J. Plowman, 20, Everton, Arkansas | Corporal Matthew P. Wallace, 22, Lexington Park, Maryland

Sources: US Department of Defense,,

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