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Cost of war - 9.13.06

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The totals:

2663 US soldiers, 233 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 41,650 to 46,318 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to September 1.

4065 Iraqi police and guardsmen have been killed since January 2005, according to an estimate compiled from news reports.

American soldiers killed between August 30-September 11:

Sergeant Joshua R. Hanson, 27, West St. Paul, Minnesota | Staff Sergeant Michael L. Deason, 28, Farmington, Missouri | Staff Sergeant Angel D. Mercado-Velazquez, 24, Fort Bragg, North Carolina |Lance Corporal Cliff K. Golla, 21, Charlotte, North Carolina | Lance Corporal Philip A. Johnson, 19, Hartford, Connecticut | Staff Sergeant Eugene H.E. Alex, 32, Bay City, Michigan | Sergeant Jason L. Merrill, 22, Mesa, Arizona | Private First Class Edwin A. Andino II, 23, Culpeper, Virginia | Sergeant Ralph N. Porras, 36, Merrill, Michigan | Private First Class Justin W. Dreese, 21, Northumberland, Pennsylvania | Private Ryan E. Miller, 21, Gahanna, Ohio | Corporal Jared M. Shoemaker, 29, Tulsa, Oklahoma | Sergeant First Class Richard J. Henkes II, 32, Portland Oregon | Lance Corporal Shane P. Harris, 23, Las Vegas, New Mexico | Private First Class Nicholas A. Madaras, 19, Wilton, Connecticut | Lance Corporal Eric P. Valdepenas, 21, Seekonk, Massachusetts | Private First Class Hannah L. Gunterman, 20, Redlands, California | Lieutenant Colonel Marshall A. Gutierrez, 41, New Mexico | Sergeant Germaine L. Debro, 33, Omaha, Nebraska | Petty Officer 2nd Class Christopher G. Walsh, 30, St. Louis, Missouri | Private First Class Jeremy R. Shank, 18, Jackson, Missouri | Private First Class Vincent M. Frassetto, 21, Toms River, New Jersey | Sergeant David W. Gordon, 23, Williamsfield, Ohio

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

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