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As of 11/23, at least 8,956 U.S. troops have been wounded in action, according to the Pentagon. The Pentagon does not report the number of so-called 'non-hostile' wounded. Who are they and how many are there? Consider this:<br><br>
"How many injured and ill soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines - like Chris Schneider - are left off the Pentagon’s casualty count?<br><br>
"Would you believe <b>15,000</b>? 60 Minutes asked the Department of Defense to grant us an interview. They declined. Instead, they sent a letter, which contains a figure not included in published casualty reports: "More than 15,000 troops with so-called 'non-battle' injuries and diseases have been evacuated from Iraq."<br><br>
More here:<br><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/11/19/60minutes/main656756.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/...in656756.shtml</a>
 
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