Accession Number : ADA487081


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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a487081.pdf


Report Date : 09 Sep 2008


Pagination or Media Count : 7


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 publically available at the Department of Defense's (DOD's) website, whereas other 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.defenselink.mil/news/casualty.pdf]. In addition, CRS Report RS21578, Iraq: U.S. Casualties is updated on a weekly basis.


Descriptors :   *CASUALTIES , *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES) , *STATISTICAL DATA , MEDICAL EVACUATION , MILITARY PERSONNEL


Subject Categories : Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Weapons Effects(biological)
      Statistics and Probability
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE