Thursday, September 25, 2014
Human Cost Afghan War for UK
The United Kingdom has lost 453 military members in Iraq and Afghanistan. There are many more who have been wounded and are still recovering from severe physical injuries. And, of course, there are those with the burden of mental scars not readily observed or recognized. Between 2001 and 2014 over 220,000 individuals deployed to either Iraq or Afghanistan; some with multiple tours. Read more in "Iraq and Afghanistan: Human cost of war for British servicemen and women", BBC News UK, September 21, 2014.