Happy New Year: 3000 American Soldiers Dead in Iraq

2006 took us to the 3,000 mark in Iraq. 3,000 American soldiers dead. This confirmed with an announcement today from the Pentagon releasing the name of a soldier from Texas.

Spc. Dustin R. Donica, 22, of Spring, Texas, was killed Thursday by small arms fire in Baghdad, the Defense Department said.

3,000 now.

And counting.