337 U.S. deaths in Afghanistan, region

AP - As of Friday, June 22, 2007, at least 337 members of the U.S. military have died in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Uzbekistan as a result of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in late 2001, according to the Defense Department. The department last updated its figures June 16, 2007.

Of those, the military reports 216 were killed by hostile action.

Outside the Afghan region, the Defense Department reports 61 more members of the U.S. military died in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Of those, two were the result of hostile action. The military lists these other locations as: Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, Cuba; Djibouti; Eritrea; Jordan; Kenya; Kyrgyzstan; Philippines; Seychelles; Sudan; Tajikistan; Turkey and Yemen.

There were also four CIA officer deaths and one military civilian death.

The latest deaths reported by the military:

• No deaths reported.

The latest identifications reported by the military:

• Army Sgt. Dustin J. Perrott, 23, Fredericksburg, Va.; died Thursday in Miri of wounds suffered when an explosive detonated near his vehicle; was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C.

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