Daily U.S. Casualties
BY Associated Press
Friday, October 05, 2012
10/05/12 at 2:10 AM
Afghanistan: As of Thursday, 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:
- Army Sgt. 1st Class Daniel T. Metcalfe, 29, of Liverpool, N.Y., died Saturday in Sayyid Abad, Afghanistan, of injuries suffered when his unit was attacked with small arms fire. The incident is under investigation. He was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, Caserma Ederle in Vicenza, Italy.
- Marine Sgt. Camella M. Steedley, 31, of San Diego, Calif., died Wednesday while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. She was assigned to Combat Logistics Regiment 17, 1st Marine Logistics Group, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. The cause of death is under investigation.