As of Tuesday, April 17, 2012, at least 1,810 members of the U.S. military had died in Afghanistan as a result of the U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to an Associated Press count.
The AP count is five less than the Defense Department's tally, last updated Tuesday at 10 a.m. EDT.
At least 1,510 military service members have died in Afghanistan as a result of hostile action, according to the military's numbers.
Outside of Afghanistan, the department reports at least 111 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, 12 were the result of hostile action.
The AP count of total OEF casualties outside of Afghanistan is two more than the department's tally.
The Defense Department also counts three military civilian deaths.
Since the start of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan, 15,672 U.S. service members have been wounded in hostile action, according to the Defense Department.
The latest identifications reported by the military:
_Cpl. Aaron M. Faust, 22, of Louisville, Ky.; died April 15 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
_ Staff Sgt. David P. Nowaczyk, 32, of Dyer, Ind.; died April 15 in Kunar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was attacked with an enemy improvised explosive device; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
_Sgt. Tanner S. Higgins, 23, of Yantis, Texas; died April 14 in Logar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.
_Lance Cpl. Abraham Tarwoe, 25, of Providence, R.I.; died April 12 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 9th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
_Spc. Philip C. S. Schiller, 21, of The Colony, Texas, died April 11 in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with small arms fire; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash.
_Lance Cpl. Ramon T. Kaipat, 22, of Tacoma, Wash.; died April 11 while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan; assigned to 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
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