A U.S. Army doctor monitors a patient inside a MEDEVAC helicopter on June 20, 2010, in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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By David Stout
February 27, 2015

The U.S. military is currently enjoying its longest stretch without a combat death since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

Wednesday marked the 75th day since American forces suffered its last fatality, when two soldiers were killed in Afghanistan’s Parwan province on Dec. 12 after their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, reports the Washington Post.

The newspaper tallied the figure following a panel discussion at New York University’s campus in Washington D.C., after the father of a deceased serviceman raised a question pertaining to combat deaths during a Q&A session.

Read more at the Washington Post.

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