US marks first month with no troop deaths in Iraq – Yahoo! News

4,474 dead, thousands more wounded.

BAGHDAD (AP) — August marked the first month since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion of Iraq that no American forces have died, according to an Associated Press tally.

Figures compiled by the AP show that no American forces died in Iraq in August either in combat or non-combat related situations, a significant achievement in a conflict that has claimed the lives of 4,474 American service members since it began.

via US marks first month with no troop deaths in Iraq – Yahoo! News.

Let their sacrifices not have been in vain.


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  1. AidWeightLoss says:

    Really an achievement! I’m happy but mourning at the same time by remembering those families who have lost their son, father, and husband.