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Cost of war - 2.22.06

The totals:

2274 US soldiers, 204 Coalition soldiers, and approximately have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to February 17.

2843 Iraqi police and guardsmen have been killed since January 2005, according to an estimate compiled from news reports.

16,653 US military have been wounded in action since March 2003, according to Department of Defense reports.

American soldiers killed between February 9 and 17:

Corporal Andrew J. Kemple, 23; Cambridge, Minnesota |Petty Officer 3rd Class Nicholas Wilson, 25; Newark Valley, New York | Specialist Felipe J. Garcia Villareal, 26; Burke, Virginia | Lance Corporal Matthew R. Barnes, 20; West Monroe, Louisiana | Corporal Rusty L. Washam, 21; Huntsville, Tennessee | Lance Corporal Michael S. Probst, 26; Irvine, California | Sergeant 1st Class Amos C. Edwards, Jr., 41; Savannah, Georgia | Captain Anthony R. Garcia, 48; Fort Worth, Texas.

Sources: US Department of Defense,,