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Active Duty Military Deaths by Year and Manner

1980 - 2010 (As of November 2011)
Calendar YearActive Duty*Full-Time (est) Guard+ReserveSelected Reserve FTE**Total Military FTETotal DeathsAccidentHostile ActionHomicideIllnessPendingSelf InflictedTerrorist AttackUndetermined
19802,050,75822,00086,8722,159,6302,3921,55601744190231111
19812,093,03222,00091,7192,206,7512,3801,52401454570241013
19822,112,60941,00097,4582,251,0672,3191,49301084460254216
19832,123,90949,000100,4552,273,3642,4651,41318115419021826319
19842,138,33955,000104,5832,297,9221,9991,2931843740225616
19852,150,37964,000108,8062,323,1852,2521,47601113630275522
19862,177,84569,000113,0102,359,8551,9841,19921033840269027
19872,166,61171,000115,0862,352,6971,9831,172371043830260225
19882,121,65972,000115,8362,309,4951,8191,08009032102851726
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* Official Department of Defense end-strengths as of December 31 for military pay accounts. Excludes full time Guard and Reserve.
** Full time equivalent (FTE) is based on official Department of Defense fiscal year end selected reserve strength. (10% of the figure is used to estimate days on Active Duty). FTE estimate also includes mobilized National Guard and Reserve