Daily U.S. Casualties
BY Associated Press
Thursday, October 04, 2012
10/04/12 at 2:31 AM
Afghanistan: As of Wednesday, at least 2,000 members of the U.S. military had died as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The latest deaths reported by the military:
- Three North Carolina National Guard soldiers died Monday in Khost, Afghanistan, in a suicide bombing by an insurgent. Killed were Sgt. Thomas J. Butler IV, 25, of Wilmington, N.C.; Sgt. Jerry F. Hardison, 23, of Maysville, N.C., and Sgt. Donna R. Johnson, 29, of Raeford, N.C. All were assigned to the 514th Military Police Company, 60th Troop Command, Winterville, N.C.
- Army Sgt. 1st Class Aaron A. Henderson, 33, of Houlton, Maine, died Tuesday at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered Sunday when insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Zombalay Village, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), Fort Campbell, Ky.