War Casualties

U.S. war casualties, including for current operations are as follows (wars prior to post-9/11 War on Terrorism operations also include total numbers of U.S. service members who served):


DATA_SOURCES for this chart:
1) Congressional Research Service, “Instances of Use of United States Armed Forces Abroad, 1798-2018” (R42738), December 28, 2018: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/R42738.pdf
2) Congressional Research Service, “U.S. Periods of War and Dates of Recent Conflicts” (RS21405), December 14, 2018: https://fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/RS21405.pdf
3) U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, “America’s Wars Fact Sheet,” May 2017:  https://www.va.gov/opa/publications/factsheets/fs_americas_wars.pdf
4) U.S. Department of Defense, “Casualty Status as of 10 a.m. EDT April 25, 2019”: https://dod.defense.gov/News/Casualty-Status/