As of Tuesday, July 6, 2010, at least 4,411 members of the U.S. military had died in the Iraq war since it began in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.
The figure includes nine military civilians killed in action. At least 3,488 military personnel died as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
The AP count is four fewer than the Defense Department's tally, last updated at 10 a.m. Tuesday EDT.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Iraq, 31,874 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department's weekly tally.
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