US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,151

As of Monday, Sept. 1, 2008, at least 4,151 members of the U.S. military have died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.The figure includes eight military civilians killed in action. At least 3,371 died as a result of hostile action, according to the military’s numbers.

The AP count is two more than the Defense Department’s tally, last updated Friday at 10 a.m. EDT.

The British military has reported 176 deaths; Italy, 33; Ukraine, 18; Poland, 21; Bulgaria, 13; Spain, 11; Denmark, seven; El Salvador, five; Slovakia, four; Latvia and Georgia, three each; Estonia, Netherlands, Thailand, Romania, two each; and Australia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, South Korea, one death each.

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The latest deaths reported by the military:

• No deaths reported.

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The latest identifications reported by the military:

• Army Spc. Steven J. Fitzmorris, 26, Columbia, Mo.; killed Aug. 25 in Adhamiyah by small arms fire; assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 29th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.

• Army Spc. Carlo E. Alfonso, 23, Spokane, Wash.; killed Wednesday in Sadr City when his vehicle struck an explosive; assigned to the 40th Engineer Battalion, 2d Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, Baumholder, Germany.

• Army Spc. Jorge L. Feliz Nieve, 26, Queens Village, N.Y.; died Thursday of injuries sustained from a vehicle incident in Mosul; assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, Fort Hood, Texas.

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