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American Military Deaths in Iraq Reach 3,000

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American Military Deaths in Iraq Reach 3,000

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American Military Deaths in Iraq Reach 3,000

American Military Deaths in Iraq Reach 3,000

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At least 3,000 American troops have now died in Iraq. The milestone was reached Sunday when the Pentagon reported the death of Spec. Dustin R. Donica of Spring, Texas. He was 22 when he was killed last Thursday in Baghdad by small arms fire.

Renee Montagne talks to Rosemary Palmer and Paul Schroeder about how the death of their son, Marine Lance Cpl. Edward A. Schroeder II, has changed their lives. He was killed in Iraq in August 2005.