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Cost of war 8.17.05

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The totals:

1,853 American soldiers, 194 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 23,589 to 26,705 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to August 14.

American soldiers killed from Aug 5-14:

Sergeant Brahim J. Jeffcoat, 25; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Specialist Kurt E. Krout, 43; Spinnerstown, Pennsylvania | Lance Corporal Chase J. Comley, 21; Lexington, Kentucky | Staff Sergeant Ramon E. Gonzales Cordova, 30; Davie, Florida | Specialist Anthony N. Kalladeen, 26; Purchase, New York | Private First Class Hernando Rios, 29; Queens, New York | Private First Class Nathaniel E. Detample, 19; Morrisville, Pennsylvania | Specialist John Kulick, 35; Harleysville, Pennsylvania | Specialist GennaroPellegrini Jr., 31; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Sergeant Francis J. Straub Jr., 24; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Staff Sergeant Ryan S. Ostrom, 25; Liberty, Pennsylvania | Specialist Miguel Carrasquillo, 25; River Grove, Illinois | Sergeant 1st Class Michael A. Benson, 40; Winona, Minnesota | Lance Corporal Evenor C. Herrera, 22; Gypsum, Colorado | Specialist Rusty W. Bell, 21; Pocahontas, Arkansas | First Lieutenant David L. Giaimo, 24; Waukegan, Illinois | Specialist Brian K. Derks, 21; White Cloud, Michigan | Staff Sergeant Asbury F. Hawn, II, 35; Lebanon, Tennessee | Specialist Gary L. Reese, Jr., 22; Ashland City, Tennessee | Sergeant Shannon D. Taylor, 30; Smithville, Tennessee | Specialist Toccara R. Green, 23; Rosedale, Maryland.

Sources: US Department of Defense, www.icasualties.org, The New York Times, www.iraqbodycount.net

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