February 20, 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 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 […]

Afghanistan War December 2010 Facts

During December, the US forces suffered 33 casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This is the fewest amount of casualties in a month since April. While this fact indicates an improvement in Afghanistan, the amount of casualties in December were still notable in comparison to the past. […]

Afghanistan War November 2010 Facts

During November, the US forces suffered 53 casualties in the Afghanistan War, according to the casualty database of the Defense Department. This marks the sixth consecutive month there has been 42 or more US casualties in Afghanistan. Prior to this six month stretch, there were only 3 other months of the entire Afghanistan War, which […]