U.S. MILITARY DEATHS IN IRAQ.As of Monday, at least 4,330 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
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. an Associated Press count.
The latest identification reported by the military:
Army Staff Sgt. Johnny R. Polk, 39, Gulfport, Miss.; died July 25 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center The Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC) is an overseas military hospital operated by the U.S. Army and the Department of Defense. LRMC is the largest military hospital outside of the continental US. , Landstuhl, Germany, two days after his vehicle was struck by an anti-tank grenade in Kirkuk; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 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 Cavalry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.