The military reported 10 U.S. troops killed in bombings and combat a day earlier, raising to 69 the number of U.S. troops killed in October.And we're just over half-way through the month.
Maybe this will help Tony Snow the next time he has trouble answering the question of whether or not we're "winning."
For the U.S. military, October’s death toll is on a pace that, if continued, would make the month the deadliest for coalition forces since January 2005, when 107 U.S. troops died.That would be "no," Tony.
The war’s deadliest month for U.S. forces was November. 2004, when 137 troops died.
At least 2,780 members of the U.S. military have died since the beginning of the Iraq war in March 2003, according to an Associated Press count.