U.S. MILITARY DEATHS IN IRAQ.U.S. MILITARY DEATHS IN IRAQ
As of Saturday, at least 4,253 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war Iraq War: see under Persian Gulf Wars.
or Second Persian Gulf War
Brief conflict in 2003 between Iraq and a combined force of troops largely from the U.S. and Great Britain; and a subsequent U.S. since it began in March 2003, according to according to
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2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
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The latest deaths reported by the military:
u A Marine died Saturday in a noncombat-related incident in Al Anbar province, Iraq.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
Army Spc. Brian M. Connelly, 26, Union Beach, N.J.; died Thursday in Adhamiya, Iraq, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an explosive device; assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, Task Force 1-6, 2nd Brigade Combat Team The brigade combat team (BCT) is the basic deployable unit of maneuver in the US Army. A brigade combat team consists of one combat arms branched maneuver brigade, and its attached support and fire units. , 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.