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US Soldiers Killed

War in Afghanistan: The Unseen Sacrifice

James Wright | Posted 02.12.2013 | World
James Wright

Anonymous sacrifice in unseen wars is not healthy for a democracy. And with a military that represents less than 1 percent of the population, few Americans need personally to confront the human cost. But some surely do.

4,474 Americans Dead in Iraq

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.19.2012 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Our wars, our only legacy from the evil of 9/11, signs of a nation gone mad, have cost America over $4 trillion. Yet while money is one thing to squander, we weep over the unnecessary loss of lives.

Rockets Kill 5 U.S. Soldiers In Iraq

AP | REBECCA SANTANA | Posted 08.06.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — Five American soldiers died Monday when a barrage of rockets slammed into a base in a Shiite neighborhood of Baghdad – the large...

2 US Soldiers Killed In Southern Iraq

AP | Posted 06.23.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military says two American soldiers have been killed while conducting operations in southern Iraq. In a statement, released ...

Afghan Attacks Kill 8 US Soldiers In 24 hours

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — American forces suffered a deadly 24 hours in Afghanistan, with eight troops killed in attacks including an audacious Talib...

6 US Soldiers Killed In Afghan Attack

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KABUL, Afghanistan — A wave of attacks killed six U.S. troops and at least a dozen civilians in Afghanistan's volatile south and east, as Americ...

Bomber Rammed US Soldiers' Car, Pakistani Police Report

AP | NAHAL TOOSI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ISLAMABAD — Suspicion intensified Thursday that a suicide car bomber who killed three U.S. soldiers training Pakistani troops along the Afghan b...

Taliban-Shot Video Shows Attack That Killed 9 US Soldiers In July (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ABC News has obtained a video shot by the Taliban that shows their attack on a U.S. outpost in Wanat, Nuristan that killed nine American soldiers on J...

Afghanistan War: 2 US Troops Killed By Roadside Bomb

AP | NOOR KHAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A roadside bomb blast in southern Afghanistan killed two U.S. troops Friday, the U.S. military said. The explosion occu...

US Soldier In Iraq Killed By Grenade

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — The U.S. military says an American soldier was killed in a grenade attack in northern Iraq. A statement says the Multi-National Divis...

5 US Soldiers Killed In Mosul, Iraq Truck Bombing

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BAGHDAD — A suicide truck driver detonated a ton of explosives near a police headquarters in the northern city of Mosul on Friday, killing five ...

US: 7 soldiers die in chopper crash in Iraq

AP | SAMEER N. YACOUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — An American Chinook helicopter crashed early Thursday as it was landing in southern Iraq, killing seven U.S. soldiers, the military sa...

Quit Hiding Dead Soldiers -- Support H.R. 6662

Ruth Hochberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ruth Hochberger

There is no reason, aside from naked manipulation of public opinion, the "ignorance-is-bliss" theory, to prevent news photographers from documenting the return of flag-draped caskets to the United States.

US forces face spike in deadly violence in Iraq

AP | KIM GAMEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — Roadside bombs killed four U.S. soldiers in northern Iraq, the military said Wednesday, in a spike of violence that pushed to at least...

Iraqi Councilman Kills US Soldiers

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BAGHDAD — A disgruntled local official opened fire Monday on U.S. soldiers attending a municipal council meeting southeast of Baghdad, killing t...

Three US Soldiers Shot Dead, 23 Iraqis Found In Mass Graves Outside Baghdad

AP | ROBERT H. REID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BAGHDAD — A truck packed with rockets blew up Wednesday in a Shiite area of Baghdad, killing 18 people in the deadliest single blast in the city...

9 US Soldiers Killed In First Two Days Of New Offensive

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine American soldiers were killed in the first two days of a new American drive to kill al-Qaida in Iraq fighters holed up in districts north of the ...