February 25, 2017

Afghanistan War April 2011 Facts

While the death of Osama bin Laden symbolized a momentous national defense achievement, nearly 100,000 US troops continue to fight in Afghanistan. During April, the US forces suffered 47 casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This amount of casualties is not only greater than March, when there […]

Afghanistan War Casualties Rise in March

During March, the US forces suffered thirty casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This amount of casualties is a third higher than February, when there were twenty casualties. In addition to this monthly increase in casualties, the amount of soldiers wounded in action grew in March, with […]

Afghanistan War February 2011 Facts

During February, the US forces suffered twenty casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This is the third consecutive month with a reduction in casualties, as well as the first month since April 2010 with twenty or fewer casualties. February also brought a 35% reduction in casualties compared […]

Afghanistan War January 2011 Facts

During January, the US forces suffered 25 casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This is the first month since April 2010 with less than thirty casualties. January also marks the second straight month with fewer than 35 casualties. Prior to December, when there were 33 casualties, there […]