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U.S. military deaths in Afghanistan

As of Saturday, Aug. 25, 2007, at least 361 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department. The department last updated its figures Aug. 18, 2007.

Of those, the military reports 239 were killed by hostile action.

Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 62 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, two were the result of hostile action. The military lists these other locations as Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba; Djibouti; Eritrea; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Philippines; Seychelles; Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkey and Yemen.

There were also four CIA officer deaths and one military civilian death.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

-- No deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

Two soldiers died Friday of wounds sustained from a non-combat related incident in Herat, Afghanistan. Killed were:

-- Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel E. Miller, 43, Rossford, Ohio; assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.

-- Army Sgt. 1st Class Scott M. Carney, 37, Ankeny, Iowa; assigned to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division of the Iowa Army National Guard.

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