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
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
Statistics and Probability
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE