As the United States military approaches 4,000 troop deaths in just over five years of war in Iraq, USA Today has released a comprehensive database and analysis of those who have fallen. According to USA Today, “[o]ne in six were too young to buy a beer. About two dozen were old enough for an AARP card. Eleven died on Thanksgiving Day, 11 on Christmas, and at least five on their birthdays.” Access the full database here.
Analysis of U.S. troop deaths in Iraq.