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Iraq War Noncombat Deaths


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I need info on noncombat deaths in Iraq War. Think vet needs deaths in June 2007, but might be little before or after that date. Think the number KIA would be 5 or 6. This would be any explosion that occurred after a demonsration of lastest military weapons. Where, in Iraq & no clue where.

Please help, I know zero about Iraq War. These vets are coming into vet group-so glad they didn't Wait 20+years like Vietnam Vets.

Thanks,

Don

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It was 647 in 2007-

http://www.usatoday.com/news/world/iraq/20...at-deaths_N.htm

the figure might well be higjher by now-

why does he need this info for a claim?

Did he witness deaths of non combatants and is that his stressor?

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I need info on noncombat deaths in Iraq War. Think vet needs deaths in June 2007, but might be little before or after that date. Think the number KIA would be 5 or 6. This would be any explosion that occurred after a demonsration of lastest military weapons. Where, in Iraq & no clue where.

Please help, I know zero about Iraq War. These vets are coming into vet group-so glad they didn't Wait 20+years like Vietnam Vets.

Thanks,

Don

Here's a fairly good site that lists them by month: http://www.icasualties.org/oif/Details.aspx

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My brother-in-law was killed my a noncombat death in Vietnam. He was getting on a helicopter to go on a mission and a defective grenade fell off his belt and exploded. His death was listed as "accidental self-destruction". The Marines blame him. He was a Marine in a Recon unit and was a good Marine. He died a needless and useless death. He is on the Wall...Larry Freeman Faulkner. Others were hurt in the incident.

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Thanks for your replies. He witnessed 6 or 7 Americans killed in non combat accident. He doesn't have the Medal, Badge or MOS for what I call automatic PTSD Stressor. The URL's have me started in the right direction.

John-I fear that if we could know the truth half of those 58,000 were killed in some friendly fire (whatever the hell that means) incident. I had a friend that was chopper pilot & started recently looking back at his death in 1970. When I finally got the the real info he was shot down by Friendly Fire. Damn war.

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While searching for Iraq War deaths I stumbled on the Ultimate Site for researching deaths.

Honor the Fallen

http://www.militarycity.com/valor/honor.html

It is very user friendly (I can even make it work) so if you need info on Iraq War deaths this is

the Place.

Don

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