Accession Number : ADA498363
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 : 25 Mar 2009
Pagination or Media Count : 9
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 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.defenselink.mil/news/casualty.pdf. In addition, CRS Report RS21578, Iraq: U.S. Casualties is updated on a bi-weekly basis. This report will be updated as needed.
Descriptors : *MILITARY OPERATIONS , *CASUALTIES , *STATISTICAL DATA , MEDICAL EVACUATION , AFGHANISTAN , DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , MILITARY PERSONNEL , IRAQ
Subject Categories : Statistics and Probability
Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE