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The Cost of war


The totals:

1,701 American soldiers, 185 Coalition soldiers, and approximately 22,248 to 25,229 Iraqi civilians have been killed in Iraq from the beginning of the war and occupation to June 13.

American soldiers killed from June 7-13:

Staff Sergeant Justin L. Vasquez, 26; Manzanola, Colorado | Specialist Eric J. Poelman, 21; Racine, Wisconsin | Private First Class Brian S. Ulbrich, 23; Chapmanville, West Virginia | Lance Corporal Robert T. Mininger, 21; Sellersville, Pennsylvania | Specialist Brian M. Romines, 20; Simpson, Illinois | Lance Corporal Jonathan L. Smith, 22; Eva, Alabama | Lieutenant Colonel Terrence K. Crowe, 44; New York, New York | Specialist Eric T. Burri, 21; Wyoming, Michigan | Private First Class Douglas E. Kashmer, 27; Sharon, Pennsylvania | Lance Corporal Marc L. Tucker, 24; Pontotoc, Mississippi | 1st Lieutenant Michael J. Fasnacht, 25; Columbus, Georgia | Captain Phillip T. Esposito, 30; Suffern, New York | 1st Lieutenant Louis E. Allen, 34; Milford, Pennsylvania | Sergeant Roberto Arizola Jr., 31; Laredo, Texas | Lance Corporal Dustin V. Birch, 22; Saint Anthony, Idaho | Lance Corporal Daniel Chavez, 20; Seattle, Washington | Lance Corporal Thomas O. Keeling, 23; Strongsville, Ohio | Lance Corporal Devon P. Seymour, 21; St. Louisville, Ohio | Corporal Brad D. Squires, 26; Middleburg Heights, Ohio | Staff Sergeant Mark O. Edwards, 40; Unicoi, Tennessee | Lance Corporal Mario A. Castillo, 20; Brownwood, Texas | Lance Corporal Andrew J. Kilpela, 22; Fowerville, Michigan | Sergeant Larry R. Arnold Sr., 46; Carriere, Mississippi | Specialist Terrance D. Lee Sr., 25; Moss Point, Mississippi | Specialist Casey Byers, 22; Schleswig, Iowa | Lance Corporal John J. Mattek Jr., 24; Stevens Point, Wisconsin | Sergeant 1st Class Neil A. Prince, 35; Baltimore, Maryland.

Sources: US Department of Defense,, The New York Times,

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