1,965 U.S. troops killed* (1,961)
15,950 U.S. troops wounded in action (15,858)
1,131 U.S. contractors killed (1,131)
12,793 civilians killed (12,793)
$529.8 billion cost of war
$156.4 million cost to Eugene taxpayers
The war officially ended December 2011 with a total of 4,422 U.S. troops killed, 31,924 wounded in action and undisclosed hundreds of U.S. military suicides. But U.S. contractors are assuming a larger role, high levels of U.S. spending continue, and the body count from civil unrest grows.
1,563 U.S. contractors killed (1,563)
116,553 to 1.2 million civilians killed* (116,458)
$803.7 billion cost of war
$237.3 million cost to Eugene taxpayers
($237.3 million)Through May 18, 2012; sources: icasualties.org; defense.gov, U.S. Dept. of Labor (contractor deaths updated occasionally) * highest estimate; source: iraqbodycount.org; based on confirmed media reports; other groups calculate Iraqi civilian deaths as high as 655,000 (Lancet survey, 2006) to 1.2 million (Opinion Research Business survey, 2008). Afghan civilian deaths from guardian.co.uk tallied monthly.