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Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
I think you need to review the PDF file and revise your post title, OP.
According to the pdf file this was from May 2007, and cover all service member deaths from 1990 to 2007 - a 17-year period.
The deaths directly related to those wars is here;
Operation Iraqi Freedom: 4770
Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan: 2444
The way you worded your OP, you are making the claim that all service member deaths from 1990 forward have been due to those wars which is not true. 73,846 deaths over a 17-year period is crazy high, though, no matter what.
edit to add:
not blaming you for the post title OP, as that is what this Web site called it, but it's still wrong, 73,846 deaths were not caused by Iraq war alone but all deaths over a 17-year periodedit on 5-5-2011 by Blackmarketeer because: (no reason given)
...Although there is a chance of developing cancer from a radioactive material, no human cancer of any type has been seen as a result of exposure to either natural or depleted uranium...