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Youngest Vets' war is Iraq

 May 29, 2006

Albany -- As of this Memorial Day, more than 2,400 military men and women have been killed in Iraq.

Since the War on Terrorism began in March 2003, 2,465 have died in Operation Iraqi Freedom. More than 18,000 troops have been wounded in Iraq.

Two-hundred-ninety-two have been killed in and around Afghanistan and Kuwait. At least 82 of those were from Georgia.

The 48th Brigade lost 26 soldiers in Iraq, including eleven soldiers who died in an eleven-day period last summer.


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