Dying For The U.S.A.

Between Sept. 11, 2001, and Aug. 15, 2008, 148 of the combat deaths were service members

who enlisted in the military as permanent legal residents. They hailed from 41 countries–”a

third of them from Mexico. Most enlisted in the Army Reserves, and nearly half of the 148

people killed were Latino.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense; analyzed by The Chicago Reporter.

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