Afghanistan: As of Sunday, at least 2,084 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.
Seven U.S. soldiers were killed Saturday, five in a roadside bombing in southern Afghanistan and two in an insider attack in western Afghanistan, according to U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Three Air Force members died Friday near Chon-Aryk, Kyrgyzstan, in the crash of a KC-135 aircraft. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Killed were: Capt. Mark T. Voss, 27, of Colorado Springs, Colo., Capt. Victoria A. Pinckney, 27, of Palmdale, Calif., and Tech Sgt. Herman Mackey III, 30, of Bakersfield, Calif.
All were assigned to the 93rd Air Refueling Squadron, Fairchild Air Force Base, Wash.
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