This report presents statistics regarding
U.S. military casualties in Operation New Dawn (OND, Iraq), Operation
Iraqi Freedom (OIF, Iraq), and Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF, Afghanistan), including
those concerning post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), traumatic brain injury
(TBI), amputations, evacuations, and the demographics of casualties. Some
of these statistics are publicly available at the Department of Defense’s
(DOD’s) website, while others have been obtained through contact with
experts at DOD.
Daily updates of total U.S. military casualties in OND, OIF, and OEF can be
found at the DOD’s website, at http://www.defense.gov/news/casualty.pdf.
In addition, CRS Report R40824, Iraq Casualties:
U.S. Military Forces and Iraqi Civilians, Police, and Security Forces,
contains statistics on U.S. military and Iraqi civilian casualties, while
CRS Report R41084, Afghanistan Casualties:
Military Forces and Civilians, contains statistics on U.S. military and
Afghan civilian casualties.
Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn have ended. However, updates to
the casualty statistics continue for both operations.
Date of Report: June 12, 2012
Number of Pages: 13 Order Number: RS22452 Price: $29.95
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