As of Monday, November 30, 2009, at least 849 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Department of Defense. The department last updated its figures Monday at 10 EST.Of them, the military reports 659 were killed by hostile action.
Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Ministry reports 71 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of these, four were the result of enemy action. The military lists these other locations as Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Jordan, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, Seychelles, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkey, and also four deaths Yemen.There agent CIA's military and two civilian deaths.
The remains of a soldier who disappeared on November 4, along with another soldier in Afghanistan, was found on Sunday. The soldiers had tried to retrieve supplies dropped from the air of a river in the province of Badghis.
Navy Petty Officer 3rd degree David M. Mudge, 22, died Sutherlin, Oregon, Saturday in a non-hostile accident while aboard the USS Rentz in the port of Jebel Ali, UAE.