2,224 American military service members (0 more than last week) were reported killed in Afghanistan since the war began in 2001, according to The Associated Press.
15,000 US troops could be sent to the southern border by President Trump. All told, there will be more troops at the nation’s border with Mexico than in Iraq and Syria combined, according to CNBC.
$220 million is the amount the deployment of the troops could cost by the end of the year, according to CNBC. Critics are calling the potential deployment a political stunt.
7,000 troops will be positioned in California, Arizona and Texas as part of the mission, which has been dubbed Operation Faithful Patriot, according to CNBC.