“Since 2006 — five years after the start of major combat operations in Afghanistan and three years after the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq — a total of 16,652 active duty personnel and mobilized reservists have died while serving in the U.S. armed forces,” the Congressional Research Service said, based on data obtained from the Department of Defense. See Recent Trends in Active-Duty Military Deaths, CRS In Focus, updated May 20, 2019.
Other new and updated reports from the Congressional Research Service include the following.
Military Personnel and Extremism: Law, Policy, and Considerations for Congress, CRS Insight, updated May 16, 2019
Global Human Rights: The Department of State’s Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, CRS In Focus, updated May 20, 2019
Cuba: Trump Administration Expands Sanctions, CRS Insight, May 17, 2019
The European Parliament and U.S. Interests, CRS In Focus, May 16, 2019
Electronic Messaging Recordkeeping Requirements, CRS In Focus, May 21, 2019