US military deaths in Iraq hit 2,711

Updated: 2006-10-01 09:19

As of Saturday, Sept. 30, 2006, at least 2,711 members of the US military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count. The figure includes seven military civilians. At least 2,158 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.

The AP count is five more than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 118 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 17; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, five; El Salvador, four; Slovakia, three; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Romania, one death each.


The latest deaths reported by the military:

No new deaths reported.


The latest identifications reported by the military:

? Army Staff Sgt. Edward C. Reynolds, Jr., 27, Groves, Texas, and Army Pfc. Henry Paul, 24, Kolonia Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia; killed Tuesday in Baghdad when their vehicle rolled over; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.

? Marine Lance Cpl. James Chamroeun, 20, Union City, Ga.; died Thursday in Anbar province of wounds suffered in combat; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii.

? Army Pfc. Christopher T. Blaney, 19, Winter Park, Fla., died Friday in Taji in a non-combat-related incident; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas.