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Response to madrchsod (Original post)

Sat Jan 5, 2013, 05:27 PM

6. These get published every week in our local free paper, The Eugene Weekly

Going on since the start of the wars: http://www.eugeneweekly.com/article/war-dead-1-3-2013

Maybe for the first Gulf War as well, don't remember.

In Afghanistan

2,164 U.S. troops killed* (2,162)
18,167 U.S. troops wounded in action (18,154)
1,263 U.S. contractors killed (1,263)
12,793 civilians killed (12,793)
$597.8 billion cost of war ($595.6 billion)
$176.5 million cost to Eugene taxpayers

In Iraq

The war officially ended December 2011 with a total of 4,422 U.S. troops killed, 31,930 wounded in action and undisclosed hundreds of U.S. military suicides. But U.S. contractors have assumed a larger role, high levels of U.S. spending continue, and the body count from civil unrest grows.

1,587 U.S. contractors killed (1,587)
121,121 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (121,112)
$809.8 billion cost of war ($809.6 billion)
$239.1 million cost to Eugene taxpayers

I wasn't in Oregon at the time of Vietnam, Korea, WW2, ...

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