Accession Number : ADA458285
Title : United States Military Casualty Statistics: Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom
Descriptive Note : Congressional rept.
Corporate Author : LIBRARY OF CONGRESS WASHINGTON DC CONGRESSIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE
Personal Author(s) : Fischer, Hannah
Report Date : 08 Jun 2006
Pagination or Media Count : 6
Abstract : This report presents difficult-to-find statistics regarding U.S. military casualties in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF, Afghanistan), including those concerning medical evacuations, amputations, and the demographics of casualties. Some of these statistics are publicly available at the Department of Defense's (DoD's) website, while others have been obtained through contact with experts at DoD. Daily updates of total U.S. military casualties in OIF and OEF can be found at the DoD's website, at [http://www.dior.whs.mil/mmid/casualty/castop.htm]. In addition, the CRS Report RS21578, Iraq: Summary of U.S. Casualties is updated on a weekly basis. This report will be updated as needed.
Descriptors : *MILITARY PERSONNEL , *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *DEMOGRAPHY , *STATISTICS , *CASUALTIES , *IRAQI WAR , *AFGHANISTAN CONFLICT , MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , MALES , FEMALES , BRAIN DAMAGE , AMPUTATION , MEDICAL EVACUATION , DEATH , WOUNDS AND INJURIES , TABLES(DATA) , RACE(ANTHROPOLOGY) , ETHNIC GROUPS , DISEASES
Subject Categories : Weapons Effects(biological)
Statistics and Probability
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE