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Cost of war - 10-04-06

Cost of war

The totals:

2712 US soldiers, 236 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 43,546 to 48,343 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to September 30.

4172 Iraqi police and guardsmen have been killed since January 2005, according to an estimate compiled from news reports.

American soldiers killed between September 25-September 30:

Corporal Casey L. Mellen, 21, Huachuca City, Arizona | Staff Sergeant Jose A. Lanzarin, 28, Lubbock, Texas | Staff Sergeant Edward C. Reynolds, Jr., 27, Groves, Texas | Private First Class Henry Paul, 24, KoloniaPohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia | Private First Class Christopher T. Riviere, 21, Cooper City, Florida | First Lieutenant James N. Lyons, 28, Rochester, New York | Lance Corporal James Chamroeun, 20, Union City, Georgia | Private First Class Christopher T. Blaney, 19, Winter Park, Florida | Staff Sergeant Scott E. Nisely, 48, Marshalltown, Iowa | Specialist Kampha B. Sourivong, 20, Iowa City, Iowa

Sources: US Department of Defense,,