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Afghanistan, by the numbers

Ahead of tonight's speech by President Obama on Afghanistan, NBC News Pentagon Producer Courtney Kube went inside the numbers and gathered the data on Americans killed and wounded in Afghanistan since 2001, as well as troop levels. You'll notice that Afghanistan is really becoming Obama's war, as since President Bush has left office, the president has almost doubled the American commitment in the country --without tonight's expected announcement of an additional 30,000-plus more troops.

Here are the numbers of Americans killed and wounded, hostile and non-hostile since the beginning of the war:

Year

Killed

Wounded

2001

11

33

2002

49

74

2003

45

99

2004

52

214

2005

98

268

2006

98

401

2007

117

752

2008

155

790

2009

299

1,803

TOTAL

924

4,434

Source: Pentagon's Defense Manpower Data Center

Many media outlets also source icasualties.com. Here are their figures:

Year

Killed

2001

12

2002

49

2003

48

2004

52

2005

99

2006

98

2007

117

2008

155

2009

299

TOTAL

929

2009

Killed

Jan

15

Feb

15

Mar

13

Apr

6

May

12

June

25

July

45

Aug

51

Sept

40

Oct

60

Nov

17

Dec

NA

TOTAL

299

And here are the troop levels by year in Afghanistan:

2001:
Oct: 1,300,
Dec: 2,500

2002:
June: 8,100
Dec: 9,700

2003
June: 9,900
Dec: 13,100

2004
June: 17,800
Dec: 16,700

2005
June: 18,200
Dec: 17,800

2006
June: 22,000
Dec: 22,100

2007
June: 23,700
Dec: 24,700

2008
June: 30,700
Dec: 31,800

2009
June: 57,600
NOW: 71,000