Daily U.S. Casualties
BY Associated Press
Thursday, December 06, 2012
12/06/12 at 2:33 AM
Afghanistan: As of Tuesday, 2,031 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 identification reported by the military:
- Marine Lance Cpl. Anthony J. Denier, 26, of Mechanicville, N.Y., died Sunday while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 9th Marines, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
- Two soldiers died Monday in Lashkar Gah City, Helmand province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked their unit with an improvised explosive device. They were assigned to the 818th Engineer Company, 164th Engineer Battalion, Williston, N.D. Killed were: Sgt. 1st Class. Darren M. Linde, 41, of Sidney, Mont., and Spc. Tyler J. Orgaard, 20, of Bismarck, N.D.