|Published:||Jul 10, 2012 4:22 PM EDT|
|Updated:||Jul 10, 2012 4:22 PM EDT|
As of Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at least 1,900 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is 13 less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,588 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 114 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 12 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is one more than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 16,781 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
-Spc. Jonathan Batista, 22, of Kinnelon, N.J., died July 8, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 321st Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.
-Cpl. Juan P. Navarro, 23, of Austin, Texas, died July 7, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, killed by an enemy improvised explosive device; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
- Capt. Bruce A. MacFarlane, 46, of Oviedo, Fla., died July 6, in Kandahar, Afghanistan; assigned to the 1186th Transportation Company, 831st Transportation Battalion, Jacksonville, Fla.
-Staff Sgt. Raul M. Guerra, 37, of Union City, N.J., died July 4, in Spin Boldak, Afghanistan; assigned to the 502nd Military Intelligence Battalion, 201st Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
-Pfc. Cody O. Moosman, 24, of Preston, Idaho, died July 3, in Gayan Alwara Mandi, Afghanistan, when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.
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